So you want to take a screenshot on your HTC smartphone but can't work out how. Well here we show you how to capture a screenshot on any HTC handset with Android. See: 30 best smartphones of 2014 UK.

Taking a screenshot on a smartphone is a simple task but it's really annoying when you can't figure out how to do it. You might want to grab a Snapchat photo which is about to disappear or show off a high score which you achieved. Whatever you want a screenshot of, here's how you can do it.

How to screenshot on HTC smartphone

How to screenshot on an HTC smartphone

Once you've got the content on the screen which you want to capture. Simple press and hold the power and volume down buttons at the same time. Alternatively, you can press and hold the power button and tap the home button – whether it's capacitive or on-screen which will depend on which model of HTC smartphone you have.

Either way will take a screenshot of whatever is being shown on your display at the time.

You'll hear a camera shutter style noise and an animation of the screen being captured. There will also be a notification in the drop down bar which you can clear by swiping to the side or click on to open the image.

Any screenshots taken will be stored on the phone and accessible via the screenshots section of the Gallery app. From here you can edit and share it on social networks or email it.