Filed Under (LG Phone Problem and Solution, LG Vu) by lg-phones on 19-05-2010

For those who need to keep text messages for security/legal reasons here’s the tutorial on how to get a text messages screen shot (capture) on the LG Vu. You must ‘capture’ your text, which is then converted  to a picture, which is then saved in your pictures folder.  LG Phone Problem and Solution

You must be careful when you do this. Only follow these directions.  Once you get into the menu do not venture into the other menus, because i don’t know what they do and don’t want you to mess up your phone.  LG-Vu info

How to get a text messages screen shot (capture) on LG Vu Steps:

Enter these numbers on your LG Vu keypad (as if you’re making a phone call).
then select
#4 debug setting
then select
#3 Capture on/off
then select
yes (to turn on)
hit your hang up button to exit out of the menu.
then go to your messages and select one that you’d want to keep
click your camera button.
This will then capture your message as a picture.
now you must follow the same exact steps to TURN OFF the feature.
If you do not turn it off, you will only "screen capture" instead of taking pictures when you want to.

YOU MUST BE CAREFUL.  Again, I don’t know what all the other features do…and will not attempt to find out because I don’t want to screw up my phone.

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George on 11 March, 2012 at 7:56 am #

Another way is to download an app like “Screenshot My Texts SMS”. It allows you to select just the texts you want and screenshot them. You can then email or share them on the web or Facebook.

Jay on 14 August, 2012 at 12:04 pm #

another way to screen capture is to hit the power and home key at the same time… the screen capture image is then saved into your gallery.. no need to mess with settings as stated above.

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