How to screenshot on Chromebook |Guide in July 2021

Today I’m going to guide you how to capture a screenshot on a Chromebook a screenshot is basically just a picture of your screen, you can do this with a simple keyboard shortcut.

keyboard shortcut

A keyboard shortcut is a combination of keys on your keyboard when pressed together, will make the computer perform in action in this case what you’ll be doing is pressing the control button and then that button above the six that will take a picture of your entire screen.

How to screenshot on Chromebook

If you want to take a screenshot of the entire page you can hold down the control and then this is called the overview mode key if you hold down those it takes a screenshot.

How to screenshot on Chromebook

Where do the screenshots go on a Chromebook?

you’ll see in the lower right-hand corner a little notification box pops up you can click on the screenshot notification to copy it to your clipboard if you’d like to paste it right into a document or presentation or if you click it will open up the app that has all of the downloads and then you can get at the screenshot there if you need to get back to that app later you can click in the search icon and there are files listed there

how to take a partial screenshot on chromebook?

And if you’d like to take a screenshot of just a part of the screen you can hold down ctrl shift and then the overview mode key and when you do that you’ll see the cursor changes to a little plus

how to take a partial screenshot on chromebook

now if you click and drag you can select an area of the screen that you would like to take a screenshot so that’s just a few different ways you can take a screenshot on a Chromebook

Extension

You can also use some extensions like Snagit is a very popular extension for taking screenshots an advantage to using Snagit is after you take the screenshot you can annotate over the top of it by adding like I’ve done here some rectangles you can add arrows circles and text as well if you have any questions visit the task team help desk.

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