How To Screenshot On Windows 10 Laptop Using Built-in Productivity Tools

If you want to take a screenshot on Windows 10 computer, things are quite easy here. Windows 10 has some built-in tools for you to do that.

There are different ways to screenshot on Windows 10 laptop. In this post, we will tell you 2 easiest way to get it done smoothly.

Method 1: Using Paint desktop app and PrintScreen key on Windows 10 laptop keyboard.

By using this method, you will be able to take screenshot on Windows 10 laptop with Full desktop screenshot. That also means you can’t take screenshot of a specific area on your screen. However, you can always use the Paint desktop app to play around with basic editing instantly

Step 1: Press on the PrntScr key on the Windows 10 laptop keyboard (this is next to the Delete key (if in Dell laptop)

Step 2: Go to search Windows (search box) then type in Paint and open the desktop app

Step 3: Paste or use Ctrl+V on the keyboard to paste the screenshot on Windows 10 into the Paint

Step 4: Editing the screenshot (as a picture now) and save it to your PC

Method 2: Take Screenshot on Windows 10 using Snipping Tool

Snipping Tool is a great tool for taking screenshots. It can take different forms of screenshots and can be use everywhere. Not only you can use it to take screenshot on Windows 10 laptop, but it can be used to take most of the screenshots out there.

The tool contains 4 forms of Snipping such as : free form, rectangular, Windows snips, and Full-screen snip

Based on your screenshot purpose, you can use this tool for taking screenshot by:

Step 1: Search snipping tool in the Windows 10 search box

Step 2: Open the snipping tool

Step 3: Click on the arrow button on the New snip to choose the form and start snipping

Step 4: Basic editing including highlighting, pencil drawing, and erasing notes

Step 5: Save the file under the extension of .jpg

Possibly, there are more ways to take screenshot on Windows 10 laptop that we haven’t been using yet. However, for the basic screenshot Windows 10, those methods are enough for a perfect screenshot requirements.

Anna Fan

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