Sometimes, you are sitting in office, home or any other place and you just need to show someone the thing that’s on your screen. Or maybe you just want to save something from your screen for future use. In this scenario, taking a screenshot is the easiest way out. Now, if you are on your phone, you can easily take a screenshot. Here we are talking about the laptop, Chromebook specifically. There are different ways how you can take a screenshot on your Chromebook, so let’s run through all of them right now!
Before we start, you’ll simply need to ensure you’re familiar with one major key on your Chromebook’s console. This key is known as an Overview Key which is also known as a Windows Switch Key or Show Windows Key. If you know what these terms are then we are good to move on.
The major ways to take screenshots from Chromebook are with the keyboard, without the keyboard and some other tools that you can use to get a screenshot. So here are all the methods on a Chromebook to capture the screenshot.
Now if we talk about this method, it is further divided into two options. First is the full display screenshot and the other one is the partial or half screenshot.
If you need to capture all that you can see on the screen of your Chromebook, you only need to follow a single step to do so. It’s easy!
This will make a screen capture of your whole screen. So now you have an image of the full-screen display.
In many cases, you might want to capture just a part of your screen instead of the full screen. You may want to share a small snippet of something you are seeking in the chrome app. If this is the case then here is how you can capture just the custom size of your screen.
This is another way to capture the screenshots on Chromebook. The first method was using the keyboard but you can take the snapshot without the keyboard as well. Let’s see the simple tactics to do so.
If your Chromebook has a tablet mode, you can take the screenshots on it by using the same button combination as on the Android smartphones.
If your Chromebook comes with an Active Stylus just like a pixel book and some models from Samsung, then you have another option for taking the screenshots.
The inherent techniques for taking a screen capture on Chromebook functions admirably. However, if you need more ways and options, you can generally introduce Chrome Extensions to your Chromebook that will give you more screenshot options. Here are some of our favorites;
If you are planning you take a lot of screenshots in one day then here is the good news that all the extensions mentioned above are absolutely free and easy to use. It is worth it to get these extensions as it will help you get to do your work in a flow, without hassle.