How To Take Screen Shot In Windows

How to take a screen shot in Laptop ?

Hey Guys, Screenshot became very famous stuff these days, Every Latest Android device comes with Screenshot feature inbuilt in it. But only some  users know that PC and Laptops have also this inbuilt feature. Screenshot feature is useful for the purpose of sharing it to your friends to guide them or ask them about any problem.How to run instant whatsapp on my PC  If you have to send the image of your windows PC interface to your friend then taking picture of your Monitor screen is not a solution because it is not so clear as screenshot.

If you are browsing internet and making a online payment and you haven’t any printer and pdf writer then how can you save your transaction number and details after successful payments. In this case Screenshot is one of the best trick to save the image screenshot in JPEG image file.

How to take a screenshot in My PC/ Laptop

Screenshot in Windows 8

Screenshot  is  not a basic of the process it also the new stuff but is quite old, the first screenshot taken by a computer around 1960. How to Share a file from PC to your smartphone Using WiFi Screenshot support was added to Android in version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). In older versions, some devices supported screenshot functionality with one of the following combinations:

  • Press and hold the Home+Power
  • Press and hold Back+Power
  • Press and hold back and double tap the Home.

In Windows Phones Screenshot is taken by pressing and holding the power key and home key simultaneously. In an iOS Screenshot can be taken by  simultaneously pressing the Home button and the Lock button; the screen will flash and the picture will be stored in JPG format in the “Camera Roll” if the device has a camera, or in “Saved Photos” if the device does not have. The screenshot feature is available with iOS 2.0 and later versions.

Steps for taking a screenshot in Windows 7/8/10 –

Step-1.  In Windows operating system  pressing PrtScr captures a screenshot of the entire desktop, while Alt+PrtScr captures only the active window  means in screenshot mouse pointer is invisible.

Step-2. Windows places these captured screenshots in the clipboard, meaning that an additional program needs to retrieve them from the clipboard,  We generally use the Paint. Open Paint application and then paste the screenshot here by pressing ctrl +V.

Step-3. If you want to make modifications then edit the screenshot, after that save it by pressing ctrl+S.

Alternate Trick for taking a screenshot in Windows 8 –

In Windows 8 , we can take a short trick to take a screenshot by just pressing the Win+prtscr On pressing the Win+prtscr your display will flash and screenshot will be saved in your “Picture” folder.

Last Words

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