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How to take screenshot

How to take screenshot? This article provides you information on how to take screenshots in various operating systems and mobile devices.

  1. How to take screenshot on Windows
  2. How to take screenshot on Linux
  3. How to take screenshot on Mac
  4. How to take screenshot on iPhone
  5. How to take screenshot on Android

Screenshot in Windows

  • Press “Print Scr” or “FN+Print Scr” depending on your keyboard.
  • Now your screenshot is on the clipboard(a temporary invisible storage location). Use “Ctrl+v” to paste it into a compatible application.
  • Press “windows key+r” to open run, then enter mspaint and click enter to open Paint.
  • Press “Ctrl+v” to paste the screenshot into your paint window, now you can save the screenshot with a file name and image format.

Snipping Tool

  • Open run by pressing “windows key+r” and type snippingtool and click enter.
  • Use the snipping tool to select a portion of your screen or the entire screen to take a screenshot.

Screenshot in Linux

  • Press “Print Scr” or “FN+Print Scr” depending on your keyboard.
  • The Save Screenshot window will appear, click on save to save your screenshot.

SHUTTER

  • Install shutter from Software Manager or by using the command
    sudo apt install -y shutter libgoo-canvas-perl
  • Open shutter to take screeshots of your entire screen or sections of it.

Screenshot in Mac

  • Press “Shift+Command (⌘)+Ctrl+3” to take a screenshot of your entire screen on to the clipboard. Use “Command (⌘)+v” to paste your screenshot into a compatible application.
  • Press “Shift+Command (⌘)+3” to automatically take a screenshot of your entire screen and save it on the desktop.
  • Press “Shift+Command (⌘)+4” to change the cursor to a crosshair.
  • Select the portion of the screen by clicking and dragging, release the mouse to save the selection on desktop or press “ESC” before releasing to cancel the screenshot.

Screenshot on iPhone/iOS devices

  • Press “sleep/wake button+home button” simultaneously.
  • The screenshot is saved to the picture gallery.
  • Sleep/Wake button is usually on the top or one side of the device.
  • Home button is located at the bottom front of your device.

Screenshot on Android devices

  • Press “sleep/wake button+home button” simultaneously for couple of seconds until you notice a camera shot sound then release.
  • The screenshot is saved to the picture gallery.
  • Sleep/Wake button is usually on the top or one side of the device.
  • Home button is located at the bottom front of your device.