How To Take A Screenshot On Your Chromebook

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Take A Screenshot On Chromebook

To take a screenshot of the entire screen, press Ctrl and window switcher. You can then retrieve the image file from the Screenshots folder in your file manager:

  1. Open the Files app
  2. Look for the new screenshot with the date and time as file name

Bonus tip: If you want to take screenshot of a specific part of the screen, here is the keyboard shortcut:

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How To Take Screenshot of the Login Screen

What if you want to take a screenshot of your Chromebook’s login screen? You can do the Ctrl and window switcher combination here as well!

Where Do I Find Screenshots I Took?

Full Screenshot on Chromebook

Chromebook Screenshot Notifications

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZypkEeX3kbo

Chrome OS gives you a nice little notification when a screenshot is captured. You can click the notification itself to open the captured screenshot. The file name will contain the date and time of the capture. For example Screenshot 2018-05-28 at 8.32.39 PM.png You can of course rename this later.

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  • 🙂 Just checking in you bro, and yes I am on my Chromebook now lol.

  • Alicia

    Thanks!! Worked perfectly, I don;t know why google just didn’t put a print screenshot button on the keyboard!!?