Download the correct Android SDK for your platform at http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html Update Java – Mac users: Update this from the Apple menu, Ubuntu users sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre. Plug your phone into your computer and start up the ddms tool. Open your terminal in the sdk/tools and enter ./ddms Make sure you select your device from the list in the right pane of the ddms application, then select device -> screen capture from the menu bar. Grab your phone, set up the image you want to grab, and hit the refresh button. When you’re satisfied with the results, click save and tell the ddms app where to save it.