The Google Beta app adds its own screenshot editor, here is how to activate it

Does your mobile have an easy function to edit the screenshots immediately after taking them? Probably not, Google now gives you a partial alternative: a Screen Capture Editor integrated into the Google application. For now, its in the beta version.

Screenshot: Engadget

The Screen Capture editor is basic, as it only allows you to crop and paint with a limited selection of options. Another limitation is that it only works when you take screenshots in the Google app.

How to activate the screenshot editor
This new screenshot editor is disabled by default but you can activate it manually. You will need the latest Beta version of the Google app. If you are signed up to the betas program, it will automatically be downloaded from Google Play.

You can activate the new screenshot editor by opening the Google app and tapping the options menu. Then go to Settings and Accounts and privacy. Here you will find the option Edit and share screenshots.

Another way to activate it is to simply make a screen capture in the Google application, at that time, you will be offered to activate the editor.

After activating the screenshot editor, each time you make a screen capture inside the Google app, you will receive a small window at the bottom with the option to edit or share the screenshot.

A fairly simple editor
As a capture editor, the truth is that your options are quite limited. You only have few tools: draw on the image crop and then share it once you’re done.


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