Early this year, Lenovo company decided to launch its new product The Lenovo Legion 7i and Legion 5i which rumored to replace Legion Y740 and Y540 models. Lenovo also knowingly to put some latest and advanced chipset and battery in its new line up. Hopefully, it can surpass its predecessor.
With all these updates in its product, some people may have wondered how to operate these new beasts. Does it going to be the same as the old or, Lenovo has another simple shortcut just to have some screenshot for example.
Therefore, below we already packed the complete ways to take a screenshot with Lenovo laptop. whether its the new one or the old one, you can easily follow the guides down below!
how to screenshot on Lenovo laptop
- Open your desired screen.
- Press the Printscreen key (it copies the screenshot to clipboard).
- Open image editor apps (Paint, Ms word, Ms excel, etc).
- Press CTRL+V to paste the screenshot from the clipboard.
- Save in your desired format (jpeg, png, etc)
Basic steps to take a screenshot on Lenovo laptop above can not make the screenshot of a specific area, it grabs the whole windows screen instead. Therefore, to take a screenshot of specific windows part we suggest you 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 the windows program search bar and click to open the apps. This tool also can be used to take screenshots of Lenovo laptops in different kinds of modes. such as Free-form snip, rectangular snip, Windows snip, Full-screen form.
Taking screenshot by using the snipping tool
- Press the 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 in which you want to 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 a screenshot in a delayed time. Snipping Tool is actually a pretty good tool for a normal user, it’s only lack is its shabby image editor.
Taking Screenshots on Lenovo laptops By using Print Screen Button + Windows Button
To take a screenshot on Lenovo laptop, Press Print Screen + Windows Button. Your Desired screen will be copied to your clipboard. Then you can paste it (Ctrl+v) into the paint program or any image editor app. It is very comfortable and common ways to screenshot your laptop by using the keyboard button.
As mentioned above, after pressing the combination key the screen display will automatically be saved into your clipboard. The other way to see your screenshot without paste-ing to the image editor app is byopening your Windows Explorer > on this PC click the picture > click the screenshot folder.
Taking Screenshots on Lenovo Laptops by using Screenshot Software
If you feel unsatisfied with the screenshots in the three ways above, then you can do screenshots using screenshot software that has more features than the three ways that we previously discussed.
One of the most widely used software is LightShot. This software has very complete features, such as image editor, adding text, arrows, and various other information. In addition, this LightShot software is very suitable for use by people who like to make reports or write books in written form accompanied by pictures.
How to take a screenshot by using the 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, these steps only enable 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 is various way to take screenshot on a 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 screenshots like image editing, instant uploading, and sharing or more, it’s better for you to use other third-party tools as mentioned.