How To Screenshot On Windows 10?

Few of you may be struggling on how to screenshot on Windows 10. Just calm down!! I will tell you the easiest and simplest ways on how to take a screenshot in windows 10.

Taking a screenshot is a simple and easy thing, but if you don’t know about the features of screenshot windows 10 to capture any important page or an error message in windows 10. Then it’s a must learn process of getting a screenshot in windows 10.

How To Screenshot On Windows 10

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By following these 4 easy and quick ways, you can take screenshots in windows 10 PC, windows 10 laptop and windows 10 tablet also.

These methods are as under:

How To Screenshot On Windows 10

1. Snipping tool Windows 10

To capture a screenshot with the help of Windows 10 snipping tool, the steps are:

  • Open the active screen that you want to capture.
  • Go to the Cortana search (bottom left corner of the screen on the taskbar) and type “Snipping Tool” and select the search result as shown below.

Snipping Tool Cortana Search

  • For a full-screen snip go to “New” option and select “Full-Screen Snip”.

Microsoft Snipping Tool


  • A window will appear with the name of snipping tool and with an editable screenshot image that you have captured.

Snipping Tool Windows 10

  • To save screenshot you can select the “Save-As” option or save with the sign “Save-Snip” on the upside left corner.

In Short

Cortina> Snipping Tool> New> Full-Screen Snip(or any of the four options)> Save-As> Ok

Instead of selecting Full-Screen Snip there are options of Free-From snip, Rectangular snip and window snip also available. You can choose according to your need.

The Microsoft Snipping Tool is inbuilt in Windows 10, but in case it is not pre-installed, you can get it by searching Microsoft snipping tool download in google and then clicking on the first search result.

2. How to print screen using shortcut keys – Alt + PrtScn

Windows 10 screenshot keyboard shortcut is also a simple way of taking a screenshot in Windows 10. By pressing Alt + prtScn Keys(print screen button) together on your keyboard, the active screen will get copied to the clipboard as the “full-screen snip“.

Shortcut Keys PrtScn

You can paste this screen capture on Microsoft PowerPoint, on Microsoft Word, on Paint and anywhere according to your use then save it.

Active Screen> Alt + PrtScn> Copied To Clipboard> Paste> save

You can find the Alt key on your keyboard in the bottom left corner or just beside the space key and the Print screen shortcut(PrtScn Button) key on the right upside of keyboard beside the F12 key.

3. Window key + PrtScn to screenshot in Windows 10

To get instantly saved screenshots on Windows 10, just press windows logo key, and PrtScn together. On some other laptops, you may need to press Windows Logo Key + Ctrl + PrtScn or Window Logo Key + Fn + prtScn keys.

When you will press these keys the screen will get dim for a moment and the screenshot of the active screen will be saved by default in a folder entitled “Screenshots” inside “Pictures” folder.

4. Windows Sign + Volume Key- For Windows Tablets

If you are using windows tablet device, dell venue and etc and want to take a screenshot from your tablet but confused!! Here is the solution, just touch the Windows sing given in the bottom and volume down key together.

After that, the screenshot will automatically be saved in tablet’s photos gallery as “Screenshots“. You can check the screenshot there.

There were some easy ways about how to screenshot on windows 10 and I hope this will help you to capture screenshots that are important for you. So follow these steps and learn Screenshot on windows 10 easily.

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Thank you!!


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Few of you may be struggling on how to screenshot on Windows 10. Just calm down!! I will tell you the easiest and simplest ways on how to take a screenshot in windows 10.
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