You probably won’t have seen numerous changes to Android 11 when you refreshed your Pixel phone a week ago—except if you attempted to take a screenshot on your Pixel 2 or Pixel 3. Depending on which route strategy you chose, you may have lost the helpful screenshot alternate way that was incorporated into the power button.
While Google has removed two-button route on the Pixel 4 and 4a, it remains on the Pixel 2 and 3, which is the place where the issues start. In the event that you were utilizing 2-button route on Android 10—with the pill-molded home button and back bolt—it’ll remain on Android 11. Nonetheless, as the other Pixel telephones, when you long-press the power button, you’ll get an entirely different arrangement of choices. At the top are three catches for Emergency, Lockdown, and Power, trailed by Google Pay and Home actions.
What’s missing is the Screenshot button, which was beforehand at the lower part of the power menu in Android 10. In Android 11, Google has moved it to the Recents performing multiple tasks screen, where you’ll see it under the comparing screen. That way you can take a fast screenshot without filling your screen with the application’s screen.
Oddly, in any case, that alternative possibly shows up in case you’re utilizing Gestures or 3-button route. In case you’re utilizing 2-button route on the Pixel 2 or 3, the Screenshot alternative will not show up in the Recents menu, so you’ll require to switch to one of the other two route choices to get it back.
Of course, you’re unreservedly capable to hold the force and volume-down catches to take a screenshot on any Pixel phone, yet tragically in the event that you need the button back, you’ll need to desert 2-button route for good.