Screenshot is one of the features that can make it easier for you to be able to see again the display on the screen on your device. So that the screen you have captured (capture) you can see again. If you are still confused about how to take a screenshot on Windows 10 then we will explain some of the ways as follows;
How to Take a Screenshot Using PrtScn Key
A fairly easy way to take a screenshot on your laptop screen is to use the “Print Screen” or “PrtScn” button on your keyboard. The buttons are located on the top row between or near the Function buttons. For more details, here we explain how;
- First, press the PrtScn key. This serves to copy the entire screen to the clipboard. You can copy the screenshot into any program that can display images, such as Paint or Microsoft Word.
- Second, press Alt + PrtScn keys at the same time. This serves to copy the active window to the clipboard so you can paste it into other programs.
- Third, press Windows Key + Shift + S. After that, your screen will dim and the mouse pointer will change. So you can drag and select the part of the screen you want to take a picture of. The screenshot will be copied to the clipboard so you can paste it into other programs.
- Fourth, press Windows key + PrtScn. This way, you can save the entire screen on the device as an image file. Then you can find it in the “Picture” folder in the Screenshoot subfolder.
How to Take a Screenshot Using the Snipping Tool
Another way to take screenshots more flexibly on Windows 10 is to use the Snipping Tool. Using the Snipping Tool, you can take a screenshot and then save it as an image file without pasting it into another program first. Here we explain how;
- First, you have to run the Snipping Tool on the Start Menu.
- Second, on the Drop Down Menu, choose the type of screen shot you want. Starting from full screen, rectangular, or free form.
- Third, click New and your screen will freeze. Then, you can use the mouse to take screenshots. Then, a screenshot will appear in the Snipping Tool window.
- Fourth, if you want to include extras like Tooltip. You can determine the length of time to wait before taking a screenshot using the “Delay” menu.
- Fifth, if you want to provide information on the screenshot. Then you can use the drawing tool.
- Sixth, after you finish doing the screenshot, click “File” then “Save AS” to save the image on your device.
- Seventh, you can click the “Copy” button on the Snipping Tool Window to copy the image to the Clipboard.
That’s an easy way to do screenshots on your device that is already using Windows 10. How? Easy isn’t it? Hopefully can help.