how to: edit after screen capture?

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Hey all I have a Nexus 6 on Sprint. Coming from a Samsung Note 3.... There are some features that I used to use regularly on the Note that I haven't figured out how to accomplish yet on the Nexus 6. One of them is editing after a screen shot.
On the note, there was an option to have the phone go immediately to an edit screen after capturing a screen shot. I specifically want to be able to draw on the screen shot, because it's useful for highlighting specific things.
Is there a way? Or do I have to open up the screen shot in a separate drawing app and go from there?

Material design is pretty and smooth, but some of the missing functions like split screen multitasking are hard to over look :(
Thanks,
Gabe
 

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This is where all those Samsung gimmicks turn out to be not so gimmicky after all :p

Unfortunately, nope, you can't directly edit a screenshot on a 'Pure Android' device. That was an 'added bonus' on Samsung's implementation (and especially for the S-Pen). If you want to do that, you'd have to edit the image on an app that allows handwriting.
 

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Hey all I have a Nexus 6 on Sprint. Coming from a Samsung Note 3.... There are some features that I used to use regularly on the Note that I haven't figured out how to accomplish yet on the Nexus 6. One of them is editing after a screen shot.
On the note, there was an option to have the phone go immediately to an edit screen after capturing a screen shot. I specifically want to be able to draw on the screen shot, because it's useful for highlighting specific things.
Is there a way? Or do I have to open up the screen shot in a separate drawing app and go from there?

Material design is pretty and smooth, but some of the missing functions like split screen multitasking are hard to over look :(
Thanks,
Gabe

about all you can do is crop, change the look/coloring or rotate.... You'd need a 3rd party app to do what your asking to do....
 

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I am torn between Nexus 6 & Note 4. My first Android was Atrix 2 then Note 2. While I very seldom use the S pen that is a feature I use alot on my Note 2. Didn't realize all androids couldn't do that

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Well maybe we can help... If you make a list of the things you do use on your Note 2, we can tell you if the Nexus would be able to do it 'natively', if you'd need a third party app to do so, or if it just can't be done at all.
 

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Try downloading Skitch from the app store. Lets you make some nice quick annotations and edits to screenshots (and other images).
 

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Thanks for the quick response everyone. Disappointed with the answer tho!!

I know, I wish there was always a positive answer to things, but sometimes the answer is 'you need to find a way around it' :( But then again, it is the little things that make every phone different and suitable to each one's tastes.