How To Capture A Screenshot


  1. In Windows, there is a tool called the Snipping Tool.
  2. To open it, click on the Start menu, type snip, then press Enter on your keyboard.
  3. Click on Snipping Tool.
  4. The Snipping Tool opens, click New, and drag the cursor to make a rectangle around the area of the screen that you want to capture.
  5. The snipped image is then opened within the Snipping Tool, now click File, click Save As and save on your desktop.


  1. To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3
  2. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

By default, screenshots save to your desktop with the name ”Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.”


  1. Open the screen that you want to capture.
  2. Depending on your phone:Press the Power and Volume down buttons at the same time.
  3. If that doesn’t work, press and hold the Power button for a few seconds. Then tap Screenshot.
  4. If neither of these work, go to your phone manufacturer’s support site for help.
  5. At the bottom left, you’ll find a preview of your screenshot. On some phones, at the top of the screen, you’ll find Screenshot capture.


  1. Press the side button and the volume up button at the same time.
  2. Quickly release both buttons.
  3. After you take a screenshot, a thumbnail temporarily appears in the lower-left corner of your screen. Tap the thumbnail to open it or swipe left to dismiss it.
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