How to Take a Screenshot
This tutorial shows how to take screenshots from your computer or cellphone.
To complete this tutorial you should be familiar with basic computer operation, and digital file handling.
Depending on your hardware, you may use the Windows Logo Key + PrtScn button as a shortcut for print screen. If your device does not have the PrtScn button, you may use Fn + Windows logo key + Space Bar to take a screenshot, which can then be printed.
To locate your screenshots, open File Explorer from the taskbar. On the side navigation pane, select the Pictures folder, and select Screenshots.
To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3.
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.
How to capture a portion of the screen
Press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 4.
Drag the crosshair to select the area of the screen to capture. To move the selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
By default, screenshots save to your desktop with the name ”Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.”
On a Cellphone or Tablet
Press the side button and volume up button at the same time to take a screenshot on an iOS device.
Press the power button and the volume down button at the same time to take a screenshot on an Android device.