How to take a screenshot on Chromebook


Chromebook which runs Chrome OS is a budget friendly device from google.Taking screenshot is just a few steps. Google Chromebook’s from HP, Samsung, Acer are well built and come with the best pricing for all customers.Here is a Complete Guide on how to take screenshot on Acer , Samsung , Asus , HP chromebook’s

How to take screenshot on Chromebook :

1.  To take a screen of the entire screen click ‘Ctrl’ and ‘Window Switcher’ keys at the same.

2. To take a screenshot of a specific area of the screen click on the  Ctrl , Shift  and Window Switcher  keys at the same time.

3. The screen will flash notifying that the screen has been captured.

4. Open ‘ Chrome OS file manager ’ by clicking on the notification.

Hope this tutorial was useful in taking a screenshot on your Chromebook. If you have any queries regarding this, let us know in comments.


  • BlueKnight1600 November 28, 2017, 3:21 am

    The directions are simple on chromebooks, but a small, icon pic of the “window switcher” key would have been helpful. I’m familiar with the key, but didn’t know what it was called. So there was a little guesswork involved, even after reading the simple directions.

    • Gowthamv November 30, 2017, 1:17 am

      Chromebooks are supposed to be easy to use. So taking screenshot on chromebooks must be very easy .

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