Gets a screenshot from the connected device.

The screenshot is saved as a TIFF image with the given FILE name, where the default name is screenshot-DATE.tiff, e.g.: screenshot-2013-12-31-23-59-59.tiff

A mounted developer disk image is required on the device, otherwise the screenshotr service is not available.


idevicescreenshot [OPTIONS] [FILE]


Short Name Long Name Value
-d --debug enable communication debugging.
-u --udid target specific device by its 40-digit device UDID.
-h --help prints usage information


  • Nikias Bassen
  • Man page written to conform with Debian by Julien Lavergne.

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