How to Take Screenshots on Your Humminbird

How do I take screenshots on my Humminbird unit?

It will depend on the model you have - please review your operations manual for details on whether your product has this option.  

How to take a Screenshot on a Humminbird HELIX

Required:
-32 GB or Smaller Micro SD (HELIX 7/5) or an unlocked SD (HELIX 12/10/9)

Steps:

1. Place a writable SD card in the card slot
2. Turn on Screen Snapshot Waypoint Feature
     -Press Menu (2) twice > Accessories > Screen Snapshot Waypoint = ON
      Screen Snapshot Wappoint
 
3. Take a screenshot with marking waypoint
     -Press and hold the “Mark” button to take a screenshot. This will also mark a waypoint
     -To take a screenshot without marking a waypoint, turn off Screen Snapshot Waypoint > Menu (2) > Accessories> Screen Snapshot waypoint = OFF. Press and hold the “Mark” button to take a screenshot this will only create a snapshot
      how to take a screenshot on humminbird helix
 
4. Exporting the screen shot images
     -Eject SD or MicroSD and download image to your computer

 

Click here to watch a video explaining the process of taking a screenshot

 

How to take a Screenshot on a Humminbird SOLIX

The Snapshot feature is enabled by default and the save location is defaulted to the internal hard drive.

STEPS:

1. Place an unlocked writable SD card in the card slot (32 GB or Smaller)
2. To set default screen capture save location
     -Navigate to the dashboard and select Images

      Humminbird Dashboard Display
 
     -Select Settings and set Screen Capture Save Location to Internal, SD Card 1 or SD Card 2

Humminbird Unit Settings Screen Capture save location

3.Take a screenshot
     -Press and hold “Go To” button to take a screenshot
      Go To Icon
     -The image will be saved to internal Hard Drive or SD card (which ever was set as default in step 1)
4. Exporting screen shot images saved to SD card
     -Eject SD or MicroSD and download image to your computer
5. If you did not insert a writable card and have images saved to your SOLIX’s internal hard drive you will need to export the screenshots from the internal hard drive to an unlocked SD card
     -Navigate to the dashboard and select Images
     -Press and hold your finger on the image you’d like to move. You can also use the Menu button to select the image.
      Menu Button
 
     -Select “Copy” or “Copy All” (if you’d like to move all internally saved images)

Copy All Saved Images
 
     -Select desired SD Card Slot to which to save the image(s)

Copy to SD Card Slot
 

How to take a Screenshot on an older Humminbird unit

For older Humminbird models that have snap shots as a menu feature, please watch this brief video on performing this task.

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