Power + home buttons ... no screen shot

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  1. Joe Droid

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    When I press the power and the home buttons at the same time, I no longer get a screenshot. The hand wave still works, but I forget that a lot. Anyone know if the power/home procedure can be disabled or ????
     
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    That's a good question. I know you can disable the "hand wave" as you called it, but I'm not sure whether the physical button method can be disabled.
     
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    I never came across an option to disable the power/home button combination for a screenshot with my S5.

    Are you holding the buttons down for a bit? It doesn't instantly take the photo if you just simultaneously press and release them (like with iOS devices). They need to be held down briefly.
     
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    I tried lots of different combinations. I'm familiar with the timing, I used it before when I first got the phone.
     
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    Sometimes mine can be a bit finicky. You might try rebooting your phone and giving it another try.

    S5 tap'n
     
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    Well, go figure, I just tried it again and it's working again.

    Thanks all for suggestions!
     
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