How to take a screenshot

How to take a screenshot on a PC running Windows 7 or later

you have three way to take screenshot on windows:
  • Use Snipping tools
  • Use print screen key on keyboard
  • screenshot tools (Snagit)
  • Open the Snipping Tool by clicking Start and typing Snipping Tool into the search tool and then selecting the application when it appears.
Note: On Windows 7 and Windows 10, the search tool will appear on the bottom left of your screen. On Windows 8 and 8.1, the search tool will appear on the top right.
  • Click New. The screen will turn white and you can select the area where you want to take a screenshot with your cursor.
  • The area you’ve selected will now appear in the Snipping Tool. If you wish, you can highlight sections using your cursor.
  • Select FileSave As.
  • From the Save As menu in the pop-up box, select PNG.
  • Type in a file name for your image, choose a location on your storage device to save to and then click Save.

On a PC running Windows XP

To take a screenshot:
  1. Click the Print Screen This button is located in different places. On many computers you’ll find it in the upper right corner of your keyboard.
  2. Open Microsoft Paint by selecting StartAll Programs > Accessories > Paint.
  3. Click anywhere on the white part of the screen.
  4. In the Edit menu at the top of your screen, select Paste.
  5. Select FileSave As.
  6. From the Save As menu in the pop-up box, select JPG.
  7. Type in a file name for your image, choose a location on your storage device to save to and then click Save.

How to take a screenshot on a Mac

To take a screenshot:
  1. Hold down the following three keys at the same time: Shift and 4.
  2. Click, hold and drag your cursor to highlight the area of the screen you want to capture.
  3. Release your cursor to take the picture. It should appear on your desktop as a file named “Screen Shot” with the date and time.

How to take a screenshot on an iPhone or iPad

To take a screenshot:
  1. Press and hold the power and home buttons.
  2. Release once you hear the shutter noise or see the screen flash.
  3. The screenshot will be stored in your phone’s Camera Roll (PhotosCamera Roll).

How to take a screenshot on a Samsung Galaxy device

To take a screenshot:
  1. Press and hold the power and home buttons.
  2. Release once you hear the shutter noise or see the screen flash.
  3. The screenshot will be stored in your phone’s Gallery.

How to take a screenshot on most Android devices, excluding Samsung Galaxy devices

To take a screenshot:
  1. Press and hold the power and volume down buttons. On some phones you’ll need to press and hold the volume down and home buttons instead.
  2. Release once you hear the shutter noise or see the screen flash.
  3. The screenshot will be stored in your phone’s Gallery.

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