This article is about how to take a screenshot on Windows 10. We are all used to taking screenshots of our phones, and this has proven to be very good in our personal and professional lives. Sometimes screenshots are worth thousands of words because they summarize everything very well. This is a great way to give a long explanation to yourself, and we all know that time is money. You may have sent screenshots many times for explanatory or proof purposes, and now is the time to master how to make screenshots on Windows 10. As you will see, it’s almost as easy as your cellphone, it’s just better there are lots of interesting options that will proved to be very useful. Let’s look at the steps below about how to take a screenshot on Windows 10.
How to use the keyboard keys?
You can capture the Window screen on your Desktop with several buttons in the following ways:
- On the keyboard Press Print Screen / prt sc on some Windows desktop PCs, and you also have to press the “fn” button.
- Then press Windows key + H Windows will capture the screen. The toolbar will open where the image will be shared.
- Then the Windows Logo + Volume drops automatically. This lets you know how to take screenshots of Windows Surface devices, eg Surface Pro. All you need is to choose the Windows Logo and press the volume down button as done on android.
- And finally Press the Window key + Shift + S, the partial screenshot is only for Windows 10. Pressing these buttons will fade the screen, and the cursor will be displayed. Capture the part of the screen that you want to take a screenshot of. The image will be copied to the clipboard where you can paste it by opening the paint.
Automatically saves screenshot of window
This step will save all of your screenshots to a folder called “Screen“. To find this folder, open the file explorer or any folder. In the address bar you must type the following:
“C: \ Users \ USERNAME \ Pictures \ Screenshot”
Change USERNAME with your actual username in Windows. In the picture above you can see the path highlighted. Your username is deaf “VK“, the plot is “C: \ Users \ VK \ Pictures \ Screenshot“. If this method isn’t successful you can try the next method below:
Note: The folder path will be sensitive to stamp!
Take a screenshot of Window
If you only want to capture the Active Window, and want to open not the entire screen, just press ALT + PRTSCN and the active window will be saved in the image. The active window is the program that you are running.
For example, if you do ALT + PRTSCN when browsing a website, it will take screenshots of only the browser and not your entire desktop. This can be very useful!
Hopefully the method above can help you overcome the problem of how to take a screenshot on windows 10. If you have questions, fill in the comments column that we provide.