How to Take Screenshots on a Chromebook: Use Chromebook Screenshot Capture with Ease

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Chromebook screen capture is a great way to get a picture/image of what is currently being displayed on your screen.

In this step-by-step guide, I will walk you through several methods to capture your Chromebook screen effortlessly.

If you’re an owner of a Chromebook, you’re likely aware of its many useful features and user-friendly interface. Another feature that is available within a Chromebook is being able to take screenshots.

So whether you want to capture a memorable moment, save information for reference, or share something interesting with others.

Knowing how to take a screenshot on your Chromebook is a must as it will help make using the OS easier, and once you are done you can make a folder to store the image into.

Using Chromebook Screenshot Capture

Chrome OS offers built-in screenshot tools to capture what is currently being displayed.

Capture the Entire Chromebook Screen

Press the Show Windows key to bring up the overview mode.

Click on the “Screenshot” icon in the bottom right corner.

Your screen will be captured, and you’ll see a notification with options to annotate, save, or copy the screenshot.

Partial Chromebook Screen Capture

Press the Show Windows + Shift keys.

Use the crosshair cursor to select the portion of the screen you want to capture.

A notification will appear with annotation and sharing options.

Accessing Your Screenshots

After taking a screenshot using the above methods, you can access them in a few different ways.

A notification with options to view, annotate, or share the screenshot will appear in the lower right corner of your screen. Click on it to access your screenshot.

Screenshots are saved in the “Downloads” folder by default. You can find them by opening the Files app and navigating to Downloads. Did you know you can create a new folder in the Downloads folder?

Final Thoughts

Congratulations! You now know how to take screenshots on your Chromebook using the above methods. As you can see there is no need to download any third-party apps, as Chromebook offers built-in screenshot tools that allow you to capture your screen.

If you found this guide helpful then feel free to share it with others, in the meantime have fun snapping those memorable moments, or saving important information with just a few clicks.

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