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How to screenshot on Lenovo laptop

This article below will gives you a comprehensive guide on how to screenshot on Lenovo laptop. In the daily usage of Lenovo Laptop or phone and computer, you may frequently have the need to take a screenshot to show others what’s really going on within your devices or laptop. For example, you can use those screen-capture to ask for troubleshooting from an expert when you encounter bugs, or to tell others how to use a program, or show off your great achievements in games etc.

Normally, how to take a screenshot on laptop which running Windows 7, windows 8, and windows 10 OS, You simply press Windows + Printscreen key to automatically take a screenshot and save it in your default screenshot folder, which is located in C:Users[User]My PicturesScreenshots.

how to screenshot on Lenovo laptop

  • Open your desired screen.
  • Press Printscreen key (it copies the screenshot to clipboard).
  • Open image editor apps (Paint, Ms word, Ms excell, etc).
  • Press CTRL+V to paste the screenshot from clipboard.
  • Save in your desired format (jpeg,png,etc)

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Basic steps to take screenshot on Lenovo laptop above can not make the screenshot of specific area, it grab the whole windows screen instead. Therefore, to take screenshot of specific windows part we suggest you to install other 3rd party apps or using the snipping tool apps.  Snipping Tool was first introduced in windows 7 and still continues to support windows 8 and windows 10. You can open it by simply Typing “snipping Tool ” in windows program search bar and click to open the apps. This tool also can be use to take screenshots on lenovo laptop in different kind of modes. such as: Free-form snip, rectangular snip, Windows snip, Full-screen form.

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How to take screenshot by using snipping tool

  • Press Start button.
  • Type ‘Snipping.
  • Click on it (your windows will change into semi transparent with plus sign cursor).
  • Drag the plus cursor in the required area which you want take as a screenshot.
  • Go to File (save As or Press Ctrl+S).
  • Save your screenshot.

On Windows 10, Snipping Tool apps has been improved by Microsoft. They enlarge this app by adding a new feature of taking screenshot in a delayed time. Snipping Tool is actually a pretty good tool for normal user, it’s only lack is it’s shabby image editor.

How to take screenshot by using Lenovo yoga tablet?

  • Open your desired screen.
  • Press the “Power” + “Volume down” buttons at the same time.
  • Open the saved screenshot folder under Gallery.

For your information, this steps only enables you to screen-capture the full screen of your tablet and still it has no instant editing options.

This article provides an overall guide on how to screenshot on Lenovo laptop (Thinkpad, Ideapad, Lenovo yoga laptop, Yoga Tablet). More importantly, there are various way to take screenshot on laptop. You have the option to use the default ways to take screenshots, or the pro one by using 3rd party apps. Honestly, if you need more liberation to your screenshot like image editing, instant uploading and sharing or more, it’s better for you to use other third-party tools as mentioned.

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