How To Take Screenshot: (Android, Iphone & Windows)

How To Take Screenshot.

COVERAGE: How to take screenshot on Window,How to take screenshot on Android and How to take a screenshot on iPhone

Having the ability to capture, save and share what is being displayed on your screen can be useful in many ways.There are number of good reasons why you might want to take a screenshot in you device .screenshots make it extremely convenient to share interesting content, save evidence of your online activities,demonstrate a complicated process that is not easy to explain in words, screenshot can be useful for quickly showing someone what’s on your device’s screen, or grabbing a quick moment from a video that you need to share and more.

Different operating systems offers different ways on how user can take screenshot quickly and easily on their devices. In this article, we’ll show you how to take a screenshot on a PC and Android. We’ve highlighted a few different methods for you to choose from.

How to take screenshot on Android Devices??

To take screenshot on any android device hold down Volume Down key and Power key at once for like 1–3 seconds

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Once that is done your screen flashes white and on your gallery, you will have captured picture of the entire screen.

If the above method did not work for you device, you don’t need to panic yet. Instead try using the method below

hold down at once Home button and Power button for few seconds and boom, on your notification panel you will see a new notification saying screenshot saved.


How to take a screenshot on iPhone Devices??

To take screenshot on all iPhone models with Touch ID and Top button

Press the Top button and the Home button at once then quickly release both buttons.

For iPhone models with Face ID (no Touch ID)

Press the Side Button and the Volume Up button at once there after quickly release both buttons.

How to take screenshot on Windows.

Windows 10 has many built-in options that make it very easy for anyone to take a screenshot. There’s also number of Third-party applications that make the job more easy and with additional features.If you dont know yet how to do screenshot on window then, Here we’re going to explain all those methods and list some interesting third part application that you may need to take into consideration.

Built-in Options 

  • Print Screen Button
  • Windows Snipping Tool
  • Third-Party Apps

NOTE:If your keyboard has Fn button then you may need to hold it whenever you want to pressing Prtsc button.

How to take screenshot on Window

For example:for the first method you will go with button combination>> Fn+ PrtScn

1.Print Screen (For all windows)

The old screenshot command still exists even in Windows 10. Press the PrtScn button on your keyboard and your entire screen (or screens, in a multi-monitor setup) is copied to the clipboard regerdless your using window 7, 8 or 10. There after you can paste it into Paint, GIMP, IrfanView, Photoshop, or any other photo program that allows you to paste in an image.

2. Windows key + PrtScn (For window 10 & 8)

To use this method Press the Windows logo key + PrtScn,Then it will dim the screen for a second to confirm that the screen shot saved. To check the cuptured image navigate to the Pictures > Screenshots folder.NOTE: This method is perfect choice for one who want to capture full screen.

3.Alt + PrtScn (For all windows)

Press Alt + PrtScn keys at once. Windows will take a screenshot of your active window/current window and copy it to clipboard.To save it, Open image editor or paint tool then press cctrl + v to paste the cuptured image.Then you can do some editing if you like so and save it whenever you want.

4. Shift + PrtScn (For all windows)

Use Shift + PrtScn + PrtScn keys together to capture full screen of your window computer and save it on clipbord.To save the cuptured image you can follow the same steps as explain in method No2.

5.Windows + Alt + PrtScn (window 10)

Windows + Alt + PrtScn will takes a screenshot of whole current screen and on save, you will see a small confirmation box from the Windows Game bar on the right side. Unlike other screenshot shortcuts, it will save the output in Videos > Captures.

6.Windows + G or Windows Game Bar

If you want to take screenshots of playing games or something else on a Windows 10 PC then this is your perfect choice. Press Windows key + G to open Game bar with many interesting options.

7.Snipping Tool

The Snipping Tool is one of the oldes tool in windows. Made its first appearance in Windows Vista. Over the years, the app never saw any new features aside from a few bug fixes—that is, until Windows 10.With sniping tool you can capture any area of your computer’s screen,Unlike all other method listed above, snipping tool offer full controll on what you want to capture.

To use it, press window button then search sniping tool.Once opend click on new and select the area you want to cupture then save your screenshot.Also you can select one of the option available from drop menu.

How to take screenshot on Window
How To Use Snipping Tools


There several method that are readly available for taking screen capture in windows. But if in some ways you find yourself that are not perfect suit for your job then below are a few third-party apps that are worth looking into


rami tripo
Rami Tripo is a freelance technology writer who has a passion for all things geek. His interests include the latest tech, Pc Tutorials, video games, and custom PCs.
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