Have you ever wanted to take a screenshot but didn’t know how? Well, if you’re running Windows 10, it’s actually quite simple. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to take a screenshot on windows 10 in just a few easy steps.

How to Take a Screenshot of Your Whole Screen?

To take a screenshot of your whole screen on Windows, simply press the “Print Screen” or “PrtScn” key on your keyboard. This will take a snapshot of your entire screen and copy it to your clipboard. You can then paste this image into any image editing program to save it.

If you want to take a screenshot of just one window, you can first select that window by pressing the Alt key and then pressing the Print Screen or PrtScn key. This will take a snapshot of only the selected window and copy it to your clipboard. Again, you can paste this image into an image editing program to save it.

How to Take a Screenshot of Part of Your Screen

There are a few different ways to take a screenshot of only part of your screen. The first way is to use the Snipping Tool.

  1.  Open the Snipping Tool by searching for it in the start menu.
  2. Click and hold on the area you want to screenshot, then drag to select the part of your screen you want to capture.
  3. Release the mouse button when you’ve selected the area you want to screenshot.
    4.Click the save icon in the top left corner and choose where you want to save your screenshot.

Another way to take a screenshot of part of your screen is by using Print Screen (PrtScn).

  1. Press PrtScn on your keyboard. This will take a picture of your entire screen and copy it to your clipboard.
  2. Open an image editing program like Paint or Photoshop and paste in the image from your clipboard.
  3. Use the cropping tool to select only the part of the image you want to keep, then save your cropped screenshot.

How to Take a Screenshot on a Windows Tablet?

There are several ways to take a screenshot on a Windows tablet. The most common method is to press the “Windows logo key + PrtScn.” This will take a screenshot of your entire screen and save it as a PNG file in the “Screenshots” folder in your Pictures library.

If you only want to capture part of your screen, you can use the Snipping Tool. To open the Snipping Tool, press the “Windows logo key + S” and type “snipping tool” into the search box. Then, select the mode you want to use (free-form, rectangle, window, or full-screen) and choose the area of your screen you want to capture. Once you’ve selected your snip area, press “Ctrl + PrtScn” or click the “Save Snip” button in the Snipping Tool window. Your screenshot will be saved as a PNG file in the “Snips” folder in your Pictures library.

How to Use Snipping Tool to Take a Screenshot?

Assuming you have Windows 10 (if not, upgrade now!), taking a screenshot is easy. All you need to do is press the Windows+PrtScn buttons on your keyboard.

This will take a full-screen screenshot and save it as a PNG file in your Windows\Pictures\Screenshots folder (or simply \Pictures\Screenshots if you have that folder set as your default).

If you want to take a partial screenshot, hit the Windows+Shift+S keys instead. This will open up Snipping Tool, which gives you more control over how you capture your screen. Use the mouse to select the portion of the screen you want to capture, then click “Save As” to save it as an image file.

How to Take a Screenshot on a Chromebook?

Taking a screenshot on a Chromebook is a bit different than on other kinds of computers. But don’t worry, it’s still pretty easy!

There are two ways to take a screenshot on a Chromebook: the built-in way and the Chrome browser way.

The built-in way:

  1. Press the “Ctrl” and “Window Switch” keys at the same time. (The “Window Switch” key is usually in the top row, second from the right.)
  2. A notification will appear in the bottom-right corner of the screen that looks like a camera shutter clicking. This means that your screenshot has been saved!
  3. To find your screenshot, open up the “File Manager” app and go to the “Downloads” folder. (Or just click on this link.)
  4. Voila! There it is.

The Chrome browser way:

  1. Open up Chrome and go to the web page that you want to take a screenshot of.
  2.  Press the “Ctrl”, “Shift”, and “P” keys at the same time. (Alternatively, you can click on the three dots in the upper-right corner of Chrome and select “Print…” from the drop-down menu.)
  3.  A menu will pop up with various options; one of them will be “Capture full size screenshot.” Press “Enter” or click on that option.
  4.  A notification will appear in the bottom-right corner of the screen that looks like a camera shutter clicking. This means that your screenshot has been saved!
  5.  To find your screenshot, open up the “File Manager” app and go to the “Downloads” folder. (Or just click on this link.)
  6.  Voila! There it is.

How to take a screenshot of just one window?

To take a screenshot of just one window, you’ll need to use the Snipping Tool. To open the Snipping Tool, go to Start and type in “snipping tool.”

Once the Snipping Tool is open, click on the “New” button. This will allow you to select the area of your screen that you want to capture in a screenshot.

When you have your selection made, simply click on the “Save As” button and choose where you would like to save your screenshot. That’s all there is to it!

How to take a screenshot of a specific area?

To take a screenshot of a specific area on your screen, simply press the Windows key + Shift + S. Your screen will dim and you’ll see a small crosshair icon appear. Simply click and drag the crosshair icon to select the area you’d like to capture. Once you’ve selected the area you want to capture, release your mouse or trackpad button and a screenshot of the selected area will be saved to your clipboard.

How to edit your screenshot?

To edit your screenshot, you will need to open it in an image editing program such as Paint or Photoshop. If you do not have an image editing program installed on your computer, you can use a free online editor such as Pixlr.

Once you have opened your screenshot in an image editor, you can crop, rotate, and resize it as desired. You can also add text, shapes, and other elements to your screenshot using the tools available in your chosen image editor. When you are finished editing your screenshot, be sure to save it in a format that is suitable for the intended purpose (e.g., JPEG for images to be used on the web).

How to save your screenshot?

In order to save your screenshot, you will need to press the “Windows logo key + PrtScn.” Doing so will take a snapshot of your entire screen and automatically save it as a PNG file in the “Screenshots” folder, which is located in your Pictures folder.

Conclusion

If you’re someone who takes a lot of screenshots, or if you just need to take a screenshot for work or school, learning how to do it on Windows 10 is essential. It’s actually pretty easy once you know where to find the right tools. In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of taking a screenshot on Windows 10 step by step. By the end, you’ll be able to take screenshots like a pro!

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Evangeline Christina is a Cyber Security Enthusiast, Security Blogger, Technical Editor, Certified Ethical Hacker, Author at Cyberspecial.net. Previously, he worked as a security news reporter in a reputed news agency.