Android fans have been green with envy ever since iOS 11 arrived with its screenshot editing tool. However, the Android P Developer Preview shows in which Google can be working on their own editing tool. While the developer preview can be only open to Pixel users, you can get the Markup tool today for free.
Thanks to XDA user Quinny899, the Markup tool has been ripped through the Android P Developer Preview for use on almost any Android phone, letting you easily edit screenshots like on iOS. All you need to do can be download along with install the tool through XDA — which can be a little tricky if you’re not careful.
Step 1: Download the Android P Markup App
On your Android phone, first make sure to enable Unknown Sources so you can sideload apps (This specific tool isn’t on the Play Store, obviously). through there, download the Markup APK through the link below.
Once you download the tool, hit “Download” or “Save” if you’re asked. Some phones may give you a chance to rename the file at This specific point, along with you can — as long as you don’t change the “.apk” extension.
Once you downloaded the Markup APK, the item should appear in your notification panel. Tap on the Download complete notification here to open the item up, or simply open the APK using any file browser. Next, you’ll be taken to the installation screen, so tap “Install” when prompted.
Step 3: Use Markup to Edit Your Screenshots
To use the brand new Android P Markup tool, start by taking a screenshot as you normally would certainly. through there, unlike Android P, older Android versions don’t have an “Edit” button on the Screenshot Captured notification. yet This specific isn’t a problem — just tap the “Share” button on the notification instead, then select “Markup” through the popup.
today you can draw on your screenshot to your heart’s desire. There’s a pen button along that has a highlighter button, along with both of these options let you select any shade of your choosing when you tap them. You can even use the drag handles on all four sides of your screenshots to crop the image, along with there’s a set of handy undo along with redo buttons as well.
When you’re done, tap the check mark from the top-right corner to save your work, then you’ll find the edited screenshots on your SD card or internal storage from the “Pictures” folder.
Are you excited to finally have This specific feature on Android? What are you planning on doing with your screenshots? Let us know from the comments below.