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Windows 7/8/10/11

Please follow these steps to create a screenshot in Windows 7/8/10:

  1. Open Snipping Tool by pressing Start, and type Snipping Tool in the search box.

  2. You will be able to mark with your mouse the area you want to make a screenshot of. You can also use the drop-down menu button to make a screenshot of the active window or the full screen.

  3. To choose the directory where you wish to save the screenshot file, select File, and choose Save as....

Windows XP

To create a screenshot on Windows XP:

  1. Press the Print Scrn key on your keyboard to create a screenshot of the whole screen content, or press the Alt and PrintScrn keys simultaneously to create an image only of the content of the current window.

  2. Open Microsoft Paint by navigating to Start > Programs > Accessories > Paint.

  3. In Microsoft Paint, select Edit > Paste.

  4. Select File > Save as..., and choose the directory you want to save the screenshot file in. Type the file name in the corresponding text field, and select the file type to be PNG (*.PNG).

Mac OS X

In Mac OS X, you can create a screenshot of the whole screen by pressing the Command, Shift, and 3 keys on your keyboard simultaneously. You can use the Command, Shift, and 4 keys simultaneously to mark with your mouse a custom area you want to make a screenshot of.

The new screenshot will be saved on your Desktop in a file named Picture # where # would be the number of the screenshot you have created. For example, if you have created just one screenshot, its file name would be Picture 1.


On devices running Android 4.0 or later, you can make a screenshot by pressing together the Power/Lock and Volume Down buttons.


To create a screenshot in iOS, press together the Home and the Sleep/Wake button (on the top or side of your device). The screenshot will be stored in the Photos app by default.

Windows Mobile

You can create a screenshot on devices running Windows Mobile by pressing together the Power and Volume Up buttons. To find the screenshot, go to the Photos app > Screenshots folder.