How to take a screenshot in PC windows 10 – exclusive guide

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How to take a screenshot in PC – How to take a screenshot in window 10 | So, you want to take a screenshot of a screen of your computer right? but don’t know how to do that? then don’t wary. I am here for you and I will guide you that how to take a screenshot in PC or on a laptop. (both are the same).

It’s easy to take a screenshot on mobile as well as in PC or laptop. It may happen that you want to take a screenshot of half of the screen or the entire screen. In PC there are more than one ways to capture your computer screen. I will teach you all the ways by which you can take a screenshot in PC.

In this article, you will find some ways to take screenshots on your Windows 10 and in. so let’s get started with this guide. follow all the steps mentioned in this article.

How to take a screenshot in PC windows 10

Windows 10 provides several methods to capture your entire screen or just some part of your computer screen. according to your choice, you can do it.

The first method to take a screenshot in windows 10 is by pressing the PrtScn key. Let’s see how to do that.

How to take a screenshot in PC windows 10 with the help of PrtScn key

Look at your computer keyboard. you will find a key named PrtScn. generally, this key is located at the top of your keyboard where the function keys are located. it’s a very simple and time-saving technique to take a screenshot of your computer screen.

If you are not able to take screenshots by just pressing the PrtScn key then you need to press the function key and PrtScn key simultaneously. It may happen in partial cases.

But, by just pressing the PrtScn key you can not save your screen as an image. by pressing the PrtScn key you are copying the computer screen and can paste it anywhere you want. but if you want to save your computer screen as an image then you need to press some other key along with the PrtScn key. so let’s see it how to save a screenshot in PC as an image.

So if you want to save it as an image then you need to press the Windows key and PerScn screen (windows + PrtScn). by doing that your screenshot will be stored on your computer. it will store a screenshot in the “picture” folder.

So this is one method to take a screenshot in windows 10. there are other methods that are available to do the same job. let’s see it what are the other ways to take a screenshot in PC windows 10.

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Another method to capture the screen of the computer is snip & sketch.

How to take a screenshot in windows 10 with the help of the snip & sketch app (in-built app in windows 10)

This app already exists on your computer or laptop if you are using the Windows operating system. this is an in-built function of windows.

To take a screenshot of half of the screen or full-screen press the Windows key+Shift+S (in some laptop you have to press Fn+windows key+shift+S). As soon as you press these keys some menus or you can say it as options will appear. simply select the portion of your computer that you want to capture. if you want to capture the full screen then select the full area of your screen using a mouse.

If you can’t do that by pressing Windows key+shift+S then you can open this app by searching Snip & sketch in your windows search bar. open the app and select the area of your screen that you want to capture. you can set the area of your screen, usually rectangular and irregular shape.

Now you know how to take a screenshot on windows 10 using the snip & sketch app. now it’s time to know how to take a screenshot in PC or laptop with the help of the snipping tool.

How to take a screenshot in PC using the snipping tool

Windows 10 provides an easy way to take a screenshot. we have covered most of the techniques and the rest is the snipping tool. it is an in-built tool in windows 10 by which you can capture the full screen of your computer or can capture a particular part of the screen.

To use this tool you need to open the start menu or simply you can search “snipping tool” in the search bar. after that open the tool. as soon as you open the tool, a small screen will appear (like a pop-up screen). In that, some options will available.

how to take Screenshot on windows 10
how to take Screenshot on Windows 10

Click On the “mode” and then select which type of screenshot you want to take using the snipping tool. whether you want to take a screenshot of a particular portion of the screen or full screen. you can choose it as per your need.

If you click on the “New” then your screen will be blurred. after that select the part of your screen using a mouse (create a screenshot you want). when you have done, a snipping tool window will appear and then you can save your captured screen where you want to save. or also you can copy the screenshot and can paste wherever you want to paste.

how to take a screenshot in laptop

You can try more options provided in the snipping tool. so this how you can take a screenshot in a PC windows 10.

That’s it. Try the above methods on your computer to take a screenshot. and also these methods are applicable to laptops.

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Conclusion:

In this guide, we have covered some methods to take a screenshot in PC windows 10. so your questions were How to take a screenshot in PC, How to take a screenshot on a laptop, how to take a screenshot in windows 10, How to take a screenshot of a full screen will be cleared now.

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