Learn How To Take A Screenshot on Windows, Mac ,Linux , IOS, Android, Blackberry, Gnome
Taking Screenshots / screen capture on your devices is necessary on many occasions , for example when you would like to share a screenshot of your site with your website developer and also for trouble shooting your pc errors with a PC technician and so on.. Nowadays with new phones being released everyday , the process of taking a screenshots is not the same with every phone and varies based on the OS and the device manufacturer.So sometimes it can be bit confusing. So we have made this ultimate guide to learn how to take a screenshot or screen capture or print screen on your devices.
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How do i take a screenshot in Windows ?
Follow these simple steps to take print screens
1. Find Prt sc / Sys Rq Key in your keyboard.
2. To Capture Screen Image ,press the Print Screen (Prt Sc) button once, your screen will be captured and stored in clipboard.
3. Now open any image editing application in windows like Microsoft Paint And then press Ctrl + V button to paste the taken Screen Image on Paint and then save it by pressing Ctrl + S button
Complete tutorials on taking screenshots with Windows :
How to Take A Screenshot On Windows Laptop ?
Follow the same procedure above to take Screenshot On Windows Based Laptops / Windows PC
How to Take A Screenshot of only a single window ?
Hold Down Alt Button and then press Prtscn button – This will take a screenshot of only the current window and saves it in clipboard.
This procedure can also be followed to take screenshots in windows 8, windows 7 , Windows Vista and windows Xp
Taking screenshot on Mac OS X :
Works on all Mac OS X releases : Yosemite , Mavericks , Mountain Lion
How do i take a screenshot on mac ?
Press and hold down the command Key (1)and Shift Button (2) and press the 3 Button (3) as shown in the picture .This takes a screen shot of the entire page and saves the file on the desktop named like Screen shot date at Time .png
Taking a screenshot On Linux :
In linux based system we can take a screenshot easily with the following steps 1.Locate and press the print screen key (Prt Sc) On your keyboard.This will take a screenshot of the entire screen.This works on most of the linux desktops. 2.A window will open asking where to save it.Choose the folder where you wanted and save it
Screenshot or screen capture On Iphone, Ipad, Ipod ( IOS devices ) :
Press the Home Button and the power/sleep button to take a screenshot of the entire screen and to save it in photos section. Works on all IOS devices : ios 5 , ios 6 , ios 7 and ios 8 Refer the post for screenshot on specific ios devices
Taking Screenshot / Screen capture On Android :
For android devices , the procedure for taking screenshot varies based on the different manufactures like Htc, Samsung, Sony .
Read our complete in depth guide on How to take a screeenshot on Android
Other android devices
2. Moto X
3. Htc One X
On blackberry Phones :
To learn how to take a screenshot on blackberry smart phones
Read this complete guide on How to take a screenshot on Blackberry
Or choose your specific device below
On Other blackberry tablets :
On GNOME :
For GNOME , press window (Meta) Key and then type in Screenshot and Press Enter key. A Take screenshot program will open with various options.
On Websites :
How do I take a screenshot of a web page or website ?
You can take Website Screen Shot using browser screen capture addons such as Chrome , Firefox , Safari : Awesome Screenshot extensions for chrome can be used to easily capture entire web pages , selected area easily with a few clicks.
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