How to Screenshot on Chromebook

There are many factors that make people want to screenshot their screens. It is whether just to have fun by sharing the latest game that they won or just to share the latest important tweet or news before deleted by the owner, etc.

For the Chromebook user, in order to screencap your screen it’s going to be a little bit confusing. It is merely because their keyboards are somewhat different than those of Macs or Windows PCs. You need to adapt to its key combination if you just migrated from windows and mac. However, there are some little tips for you to screen cap your Chromebook screen easily either by using buttons combination or simply by installing an app.

How to Screenshot on Chromebook

To take a screenshot on Chromebook, press the Shift + Ctrl + Show windows keys. Then, You’ll see a crosshair icon on your desktop screen. Now, you can click and drag the cursor until the part of the screen you want to copy is highlighted. The final step is to release your pressing over your mouse. In some cases, you’ll see a copy of the screenshot in a pop-out window. If it is not, do not worry cause the screenshot already saved in your clipboard.

Optional way to screenshot on Chromebook

If you are owning the Chromebook but don’t have the function keys to execute your screenshot command, do not worry. There are optional ways to screenshot without using it. how to do it pretty simple, it is actually has a similar way to android. Simply by pressing the power button and volume down keys at the same time you can screencap your screen easily.

The other way around, if you don’t have the access to your keyboard or your power button then you can screen cap by using the Chrome browser menu. to do it, you’ll need to selecting Menu in your Chrome Browser > Pick More tools > Then Take a screenshot.

Where to find your Chromebook screenshots

There are some cases that you’ll stack up to many screenshots and want to delete the one that you don’t needed. The first-timer might get confused to search for the screenshot folder in Chromebook.

Here how to locate the screenshot folder in your Chromebook. First, tap the ‘Search’ button, then type ‘files’, You’ll need to open the Files app and click ‘Downloads’ in the left-hand shortcut list. Done. FYI, the Chromebook screengrabs are stored in the Downloads folder as PNG files.

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