Ways to Take Scrolling Screenshot on iPhone

Elevate your screenshot game on iPhone!

Looking to take a scrolling screenshot of a webpage or a text chain for future reference and wondering if it is possible. Yes, it is definitely possible. Screenshots can come in handy on several occasions and it is best when you have the entire content with you, not just the current screen. In this article, we are going to discuss all the possible ways to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone 13/12/11.

Ways to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone

How to Take Scrolling Screenshots on iPhone 13/12/11

Taking a scrolling screenshot on your iPhone 13/12/11 can be helpful in more ways than one. You can keep it as proof or just something to look back to in the form of memories. Whatever your requisite is, you can certainly take scrolling screenshots on your iPhone with ease

What is a Scrolling Screenshot on an iPhone?

A scrolling screenshot is a screenshot that does not just take a snapshot of the current content that you see on the screen. It is a snapshot of the entire webpage if you are on a website. In the case of a text chain or multiple pages of a document, it is a lengthy screenshot covering many conversation bubbles or pages.

Note: Since all iOS version offers different features and settings, some steps mentioned in the article might not work for you. The steps in the article are tried and tested on iOS version 17.1.2.

Method 1: Using Screenshot Shortcut

Below are the steps you can follow to take a scrolling screenshot:

1. Open the webpage of your choice and take a screenshot of the page.

2. Tap on the Screenshot image that appears on the bottom-left of the screen.

3. Tap on Full Page and tap on Done.

4. Now drag the right portion of the screen up or down to select which area of the page you wish to screenshot and tap on Done.

tap on Done

5. Now, tap on Save to Photos.

That’s it, your scrolling screenshot will be ready.

Also Read: How to Take an iPhone Screenshot Without Buttons

Method 2: Using Screen Recording

You can also screen record a webpage or long thread of messages. Below are the steps below to know how you can take a scrolling screenshot:

1. Go to your desired webpage.

2. Drag down the control center and tap on the Screen recorder icon.

tap on the Screen recorder icon | scrolling screenshot iPhone 13

3. Now go back to the webpage and scroll to your desired area.

4. Once you reach the end, tap on the red-colored icon at the top-left of the screen. Confirm by tapping on Done to end screen recording.

Note: You can also drag down the control center again and turn the screen recorder icon off.

Method 3: Using Assistive Touch

This is a lengthy method but works every time. You can check out the steps below to correctly perform taking scrolling screenshots using Assistive touch:

1. Go to Settings > Accessibility.

2. Select Touch and tap on AssistiveTouch.

3. Turn on the toggle for AssistiveTouch.

Turn the toggle on for AssistiveTouch

4. Now, go to the webpage of your choice and tap on the AssistiveTouch icon that appears on the screen, then select Device.

5. Tap on More and select Screenshot.

Click on screenshot

6. Now tap on the Full page > Done > Save to Photos.

This way you can take a screenshot using Assistive Touch.

Also Read: How to Remove Scribbles on a Screenshot iPhone

Method 4: Asking Siri

This method will take you the least amount of effort. Follow the steps below:

1. Activate Siri by saying Hey Siri.

2. Ask Siri to take a screenshot.

3. Tap on the Screenshot and then tap on Full Page.

4. Tap on Done > Save to Photos.

tap on Save to Photos

Method 5: Using Third-Party Apps

You can download a third-party app like a screenshot stitching app like Stitch It or StitchPics to get a scrolling screenshot. Below we have used Stitch It to show how to take scrolling screenshots:

1. Open Stitch It and tap on Add.

2. Select your desired screenshots and tap on Done.

3. Again, select your desired screenshots and tap on Done > Next.

4. Zoom in or out your pics and tap on Save after your desired scrolling screenshot is achieved.

Note: You can also select Auto to let the app automatically create a long screenshot.

Zoom in or out your pics and tap on Save

5. Tap on Done.

Now you can take a scrolling screenshot from any app you wish.

How to Take Scrolling Screenshots on WhatsApp or Text Messages on iPhone 11/12/13

You cannot take a scrolling screenshot of a complete text thread on WhatsApp. Any in-built screenshot feature will only cover the current screen. Hence, you can either opt for the screen recorder method and download a third party to get the deed done.

Method 1: Using Screen Recorder

You can follow the same steps mentioned under Method 2: Using Screen Recording in the previous heading.

Method 2: Using Third-Party Screenshot Stitching Apps

There are a lot of screenshot stitching apps on the App Store that can help you take a scrolling screenshot on WhatsApp, Instagram, or other messaging chains. Some of the most downloaded and used screenshot-stitching apps are Stitch It, StitchPics, and ScrollingScreenshot.

Follow the steps mentioned above in Method 5: Using Third-Party Apps to take scrolling screenshots in WhatsApp.

Also Read: Ways to Take Scrolling Screenshots on Windows 11

Whether you want to use third-party apps or the system settings, scrolling screenshots improve the user experience on iPhone 13. Let us know which method works the best for you and come back to Techcult for more interesting tips and tricks for your iPhone.

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