7 ways to take screenshot on Windows 10 in a blink of an eye

There are several convenient ways to do that you may not know. This guide right here will show you how to take screenshot on Windows 10 

Snip & Sketch

Snip & Sketch is a tool that helps you to screenshot quickly and easily. From the Snip & Sketch window, select Enter in the upper top left to start taking screenshot.

When its window disappears. At its position, you will see a small menu in the top right allowing you to choose the type of screenshot you want to take – rectangular, free-form or fullscreen

After capturing your screen, the photo is loaded in Snip & Sketch, you can edit it the way you want. You can also download and save the photo to your device

Download it: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/snip-sketch/9mz95kl8mr0l

Snipping tool

Snipping tool has been around since the Windows Vista version, you can search for the Snipping Tool in the search bar below the screen to launch the tool. To use it, click New at the top left corner of the tool

You can choose to take a screenshot according to your desired area or take the entire screen. At the same time, it can be edited after taking the screen

Use PrtScn

To capture the entire screen, press Print Screen (sometimes labeled PrtScn on the key)

Your captured photo won’t be saved as a file but rather copied to the clipboard. Open a photo editor (such as Microsoft Paint), paste the photo to the editor and save it from here.

You can also set the PrtScn key to open Snip & Sketch by going to Settings > Ease of Access > Keyboard and enabling PrtScn to open the screen capture in Print Screen Shortcut .

Use the combination of Windows + Print Screen

To capture the whole screen and auto-save it, press Windows + Print Screen. The screen will quickly dim to indicate that you just took a screenshot, it will be save in the Pictures > Screenshots folder

Use Windows + shift + S

Use this combination (or the new capture screenshot key in the Action Center) to take a screenshot with Snip & Sketch

Your screen will dim and you will see the small menu of Snip & Sketch at the top of the screen allowing you to choose the type of screenshot you desire 

Use Alt + Print Screen

This combination will capture the currently active window and copy it to the clipboard. You will need to open the photo in a photo editor to save it

Use Game bar

You can use Game bar by pressing Windows + G key  to open the Game bar

From here, you can either click the screenshot button or use the default shortcut Windows + Alt + PrtScn to screenshot the full screen

To set your own Game bar screenshot keyboard shortcut, go to Settings > Gaming > Game bar. After a period time of saving, open the Game bar from this setting page by making sure the Record game clips, screenshots, and broadcast using Game bar are enable