How to take a screenshot (or screen recording) on ​​a Chromebook

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Chromebook was among the best laptops 2022 by US News & World Report, with one model higher than the 2020 Apple MacBook Air.

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According to US News & World Report, Google Pixelbook Go ranked third on the list due to its long battery life and quiet keyboard. The Lenovo Chromebook also ranked highly. ranks 12th in the list due to its low price and detachable keyboard.

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These popular laptops with various features are cheaper than Apple laptops, whose cheapest laptops are $999.

If you have a Chromebook and want to learn how to take a screenshot, here’s how.

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How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook?

Taking a screenshot on a Chromebook is easy and takes only a few steps. According to Google Chromebook support, here’s how.

  1. Navigate to Quick Settings on your Chromebook.
  2. Select Screenshot. “Make sure your screen contains the content you want to take a screenshot of.
  3. Use the Screenshot tool to choose whether you want to take a screenshot of the entire screen or part of it.
  4. Once you’ve made your selection, click Capture.
  5. When you take a screenshot, it will be copied to your clipboard and will appear in Tote on your shelf.
Taking a screenshot on a Chromebook is very easy, it only takes a few simple steps.

How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook using the keyboard

If you need a faster way to take a screenshot on a Chromebook, here is a shortcut you can use, according to Google Chromebook help page:

Press Ctrl+Show windows. To take a partial screenshot, press Shift+Ctrl+Show Windows, then click and drag.

If you are using a Chromebook tablet, you can take a screenshot by pressing the power button + volume down button.

If you want to open more screenshot options on your Chromebook, press Shift + Ctrl + Show windows and select one of the options. If you’re using a tablet, press and hold the power button and select Screenshot. You can also select a time and then choose Screenshot.

This will only work if you’re using a US Chromebook with a standard English QWERTY keyboard. If you’re using an international keyboard, go to Settings, then Device, then Keyboard, then View Keyboard Shortcuts to find keyboard shortcuts for your device.

How do I view a recording on a Chromebook?

To record a screen on a Chromebook, you can follow the same steps as for taking a screenshot.

  1. Navigate to Quick Settings on your Chromebook.
  2. Select Screenshot and make sure your screen contains the content you want to take a screenshot of.
  3. Use the Screen Capture tool to choose whether you want to capture the entire screen or just part of it.
  4. Once you’ve made your selection, click Capture.
  5. After you take a screenshot, it will be copied to your clipboard and will appear in Tote on your shelf.
If you want to take a screenshot using a shortcut, you can do so directly from your keyboard by pressing Ctrl + Show Windows.


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