How to take a Screenshot on WINDOWS 10

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TAKE A SCREENSHOT  ON WINDOWS 10

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO TAKE A SCREENSHOT ON WINDOWS 10

  1.  How to take a screenshot on Windows 10 with the PrtScn key
  • The simplest way to take a screenshot on Windows 10 is by clicking PrtScn on your keyboard.
  • This key prints the entire screen on a clipboard.
  • You have to save the screenshot by pasting it in an image editor such as Paint App.

If you want to Save the screenshot directly using PrtScn see Step 2

  1. How to directly Save screenshot using Print Screen
  • To capture the entire screen and automatically save the screenshot,click Windows key+PrtScn
  • The saved picture will be stored in Pictures->Screenshots folder.
  1. How to take a screenshot on Windows 10 with Snipping Tool
  • Start the Snipping Tool from the Start menu.
  • For this, you will need to click the windows key on your keyboard and search for the Snipping tool.
  • Select the Mode drop down in the snipping tool and choose the shape of screenshot you need.
  • This is the only way where you can select which part of the screen you need to consider for a screenshot. 
  • Other methods just screenshots the whole screen and then you will need to modify the screenshot.
  • You can choose the following shapes.
  • Free form snip
  • Rectangular snip
  • Window snip
  • Full-screen snip
  1.   Windows key + Print Screen
  • Press the keyboard shortcut Windows key + Print screen.
  • Your screen gets dimmed to show you that the screenshot is taken.
  • If this doesn’t show on your screen navigate to the below folder and check if the screenshot is available.
  • The saved picture will be stored in Pictures->Screenshots folder.
  1.   Windows key + Shift+S
  •  Press the keyboard shortcut Windows key +Shift+S.
  • You will see Snip & Sketch’s menu at the top of your screen.
  • There you can choose the type of screenshot you want to capture.
  1.  Alt+Print Screen
  • To take a quick screenshot of the screen,press Alt +Print Screen.
  • It gets copied to the clipboard.
  • To open and save you need an image editor.
  1.  Windows key+G (Game bar)
  • Press the keyboard shortcut Windows key +G.
  • Click the Capture icon on top of the screen.

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