A screenshot is an image taken of whatever is displaying  on your Computer/laptop/mobile  screen. Today we will teach you How to Take a Screenshot on Laptop.

You can take a screenshot on almost any platform, and taking screenshots in Windows isn’t any totally different. it’s a inbuilt choice that works nice for basic tasks, however several third-party programs provide a lot of easy use and features. during this article I’ll show you a number of other ways to take a screenshot in Windows ten.

Press the Print Screen (PrtScn)  key on the keyboard of your laptop/computer to take a screenshot and put it aside as a file, or take a screenshot of only 1 window (instead of the entire screen), or  take a screenshot while not saving it as a file,. The print screen button is also labeled as “PrtScn,” “PrntScrn,” “Print Scr,” or something similar. On most keyboards, the button is sometimes found between F12 and Scroll Lock.

On laptop keyboards, you’ll need to press the “Function” or “Fn” key to access the Print Screen feature. after you press the key, it’ll appear as if nothing happened, however the screenshot has been saved to your clipboard.

STEP by STEP : How to Take a Screenshot on Laptop :-

  1. Press the PrtScn button which is on the top of your keyboard to copy the screen to the clipboard.
  2.  On your keyboard  Press the Windows+PrtScn buttons to save the screen to a file.
  3. Use the built-in Snipping Tool.
  4. In Windows 10 Use the Game Bar.

To Save Your Screenshot as a File

How to Take a Screenshot on Laptop Credits :- Howtogeek.com
How to Take a Screenshot on LaptopCredits :- Howtogeek.com

Press the “Windows logo key + PrtScn.” If you’re using a tablet, Select and press the “Windows logo button + volume down button.” On some laptops and other devices, you will need to Select and press the “Windows  key + Ctrl  key + PrtScn key” or “Windows key + Fn key + PrtScn key” instead. Check your laptop’s manual for a lot of info.

 

The screen will dim for an instant, and you’ll see the screenshot seem as a get in a folder entitled “Screenshots”, in your default “Pictures” folder in your pc . The screenshot will get labelled automatically with a number.

  A pop up window will appear “Animate windows once minimize  and maximize” turned on in your visual effects settings in your pc  (System > Advanced system settings > Click  on Advanced tab > Click on the Settings below the Performance section).

How to Take a Screenshot on Laptop
How to Take a Screenshot on Laptop Credits :- Howtogeek.com

Method 2 :To Take a Screenshot Without Saving

Press the “PrtScn” key. A screenshot of your pc screen is currently copied to the clipboard. Open any  image editor (MS Paint), word processor, or alternative program you would like to use or edit the image in. select Edit > Paste to paste the screenshot where you wish. The size of the screenshot image will be a same as per your desktop resolution. Note: On some laptops and different devices, you’ll need to press the “Alt + Fn + PrtScn” keys instead. Check your laptop’s manual for additional info.

To Take Screenshot of Only 1 Window on your pc screen

On your pc screen Click on the title bar of the window that you wish to capture as screenshot . Press “Alt + PrtScn”. A screenshot of your presently active window are copied to the clipboard, even as within the last section. Paste that  into your favorite Picture editor or document editor. Note: On some laptops and different devices, you will need to press the “Alt + Fn + PrtScn” keys instead. Check your laptop’s manual for additional info.

Take a Screenshot of only Some Part of Your Pc Screen

Press “Windows + Shift + S” keys . Your screen will seem grayed out for a second  and your mouse pointer can change. Click and drag on your pc  screen to select the a part of your screen you wish to capture. A screenshot of the screen region you chose are going to be copied to your clipboard. you’ll be able to paste it in any application by choosing Edit > Paste

This method works only in Windows 10’s Creators Update. On the  older versions of Windows, this shortcut is a part of Microsoft’s OneNote app. With the  Windows 10’s Creators Update, Microsoft integrated this shortcut into Windows 10 itself.

From  very long period of time the snipping tool is a part of the Windows . This tool was initial included in Windows vista, and never got any new features except few bug fixes. snipping tool will take screenshots of AN open window, rectangular space, a free-form space, or the whole screen. you can make your snips with totally different coloured pens or highlighters , save it as an image, or email it

 

Snipping Tool in Windows  has 1 limitation: that  it can not capture screenshots that involve mouse movements.

In Windows 10 series , snipping Tool has introduced a  a new option called  “Delay” , which allows us  to capture screenshots of  pop-up menus and tool tips. Open snipping Tool and click on the  Delay button. Select the number of seconds you’d like to wait till your screenshot is taken, from the drop-down list.

How to Take a Screenshot on Laptop
How to Take a Screenshot on Laptop

Now opt for the type of snip you wish to make by clicking the arrow next to “New.” you’ll be able to choose from one of four types of snip: free-form, rectangular, window, and full-screen.

Unlike a regular snip, the screen won’t at once fade out. Instead, you’ll have between 1–5 seconds, depending on the delay you selected, to set up your screenshots. you’ll use this time to open that pop-up menu or tool tip you want to capture. Once your seconds have passed, the screen can freeze and turn so you can create your snip. If you chose the window or full-screen option , then  it will just capture the snip immediately.