We all have taken a screenshot on our smartphone screen whenever we find something useful or to share with a friend. Taking screenshots on any smartphone is very easy but have you ever wondered How To Take A Screenshot on a Computer and Laptop.
In this article, I’m going to share with you How to Take a Screenshot on a Computer and Laptop. You can take a screenshot on your computer or laptop very easily by using these three simple methods.
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How to Take a Screenshot on a Computer and Laptop
You can take a screenshot using the windows default option or you can use third-party software for the purpose. Here I’m going to be showing you both the options.
1. Using Print Screen Function
This is the default option to capture a screenshot. To take a screenshot just open the screen you want to capture.
Then press Win ÿ + prt sc sysrq on your keyboard, it will take a screenshot of your present screen. Now to find the screenshot just Go to > This PC > Pictures Folder, there you will find a folder called Screenshots. In that folder, you’ll find all the screenshots you have taken.
2. Using Snip & Sketch
Next method to take a screenshot on a computer by using Snip & Sketch Tool. It is built-in software in Windows, the software is available for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.
To take a screenshot just search Snip & Sketch Tool on the “Type here to search” option and open it. Then click New and select the area you want to capture and then save the screenshot.
3. Using Third-Party Software
First, two methods are the default option to take a screenshot on a computer. Now if you want more features then I’ll suggest you use third-party software.
Icecream Screen Recorder is free software, using it you can record your computer screen and take a screenshot on your computer.
If you just want to take a screenshot of your computer screen, then use first two methods. They will work fine. Now if you want to make tutorials of your computer then you need a screen recording software which allows you to record screen and capture screenshots.