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screenshot on Google Chromebook

In this post, MiniTool Partition Wizard introduces how to screenshot on Google Chromebook. If you want to take a screenshot on your Chromebook, you can try these methods the guide provides for you.

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Chromebook is a computer that runs Chrome OS, an operating system made by Google. It allows you to run fully functional Windows applications and is used mostly by business users. You can choose a Chromebook rather than a Laptop or Tablet according to your need.

As for the screenshot function, Chromebook enables you to take full, partial, or window screenshots. It is convenient for you to screenshot on Google Chromebook no matter what kind of screenshot you want to take. Do you know how to screenshot on Google Chromebook? Follow the guide!

How to Take a Full Screenshot on Chromebook

It is very simple to screenshot on Google Chromebook.

Step 1: Make sure what you want to screenshot on Google Chromebook is presented on your screen.

Step 2: Press the Ctrl and the Show Windows (F5) keys on your keyboard.

Step 3: Usually, the screenshots are saved in the Downloads folder by default. To find your screenshot, you can press Alt + Shift + M at the same time to open the folder.

Tip: You can click the Launder icon in the bottom left corner and type Files to open the Downloads folder as well.

How to Take a Partial Screenshot on Chromebook

Taking a partial screenshot on Chromebook means that you just capture the exact area you want from the whole screen.

Step 1: Make sure what you want to screenshot on Google Chromebook is presented on your screen.

Step 2: Press Shift + Ctrl + Show Windows Keys on your keyboard.

Tip: With the keyboard shortcut, you can record your screen on Chromebook as well.

Step 3: You can see a notice that says “Drag to select an area to capture” appear on your screen and your screen black out. Then you can hold and move your mouse to take a partial screenshot.

Step 4: Click the Capture button after you finish to select the screenshot area.

Step 5: You can find the screenshot in the Downloads folder.

How to Take a Screenshot of a Single Window on Chromebook

If you only want to screenshot a specified window rather than the entire screen including your bottom toolbar and other unnecessary icons, you can try the following steps.

Step 1: Make sure the window you want to screenshot on Google Chromebook is open.

Step 2: Press Ctrl + Alt + Show Windows Keys on your keyboard.

Step 3: Chrome OS Screenshot toolbar is shown to you at the bottom of the screen.  Click the third icon from the right to select the Window screenshot.

Step 4: Now, your cursor turns into a camera icon. Hover the cursor over the window you want to screenshot and then click it.

Step 5: You have succeeded in screenshotting a window and you can find this kind of screenshot in the Downloads folder, too.

How to Screenshot on Google Chromebook by Quick Settings

In addition to screenshotting on Chromebook with a keyboard shortcut, it is also available to take a screenshot on Chromebook through Quick Settings.
Step 1: Make sure the content you want to screenshot on Google Chromebook is presented on your screen.

Step 2: Click the Quick Settings Panel in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Step 3: Select the Screen Capture feature to open the Screen Capture tool.

Step 4: Click the icons on the bottom of the tool to choose whether you want to capture a whole screen, a single window, or a specific part of your screen.

Step 5: After you select the screenshot you want to take, click Capture in the center of the screen.

Step 6: When your screenshot has been completed, it will show on your screen and be saved in the Downloads folder.

Google Chromebook is an assistant that provides you with various features when you deal with your work. And the screenshot function on Chromebook is also convenient for you to save or share something with others. The methods mentioned above will help you screenshot on Chromebook. 

If you have any other questions about screenshotting on Chromebook, you can leave them in our comment part.

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