Screenshots are one of the best features available in the devices like Android, iPhones, Windows etc. Screenshots come out really handy sometimes. Let me explain how. Imagine the scenario, when you are playing a game and hit a high score. Now you want to show the score to your friends. In such cases, screenshots help allot and makes you prove things.
Similarly, if you are preparing a tutorial on some topic, making a project report or trying to resolve an issue in friends computer without being physically there, the screenshots works like a charm in such circumstance. If you are wondering how to take a screenshot then let me tell you, taking a screenshot is very easy!
But we have no any one-for-all solution for all the devices. There are many different methods for different phones and windows. I will show each and every method in detail, stay tuned and read the whole guide carefully.
How to Take a Screenshot in iOS EasyWay:
The iPhones, iPads, and many more products by apple have an awesome operating system called IOS. This operating system works great in most of the cases and it doesn’t get hang anyway.
In this world, most of the people desire to buy an iPhone but, because of its cost, most of the middle-class people can’t effort it. The iPhone has some great features than android and many features are mutual like taking a screenshot. As I said there are different methods of taking screenshots on different phones. Here is the method of taking the screenshot on iPhone.
Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top or side of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, then immediately press and release the Home button.
To access the screenshot, you need to go to your Photos gallery.
How to Take a Screenshot in Android in EasyWay:
Android, it is an operating system which is known to every child and every person of this generation. There’s no Print Screen option in Android as there is on a Windows PC or laptop, but taking a screenshot is damn easy on Androids. Here’s how to do that.
Press and hold together the power and volume-down button for a second or so and you are done. If your device has a home button instead, try power and home as you would do on an iPhone or iPad.
Simple isn’t it?? See the below screenshot to understand the things better.
How to Take a Screenshot in Windows Phone:
Windows Phone is a family of mobile operating systems developed by Microsoft for smartphones as the replacement successor to Windows Mobile. Windows are different from android and IOS operating systems.
Nokia company started creating windows phone but they didn’t get success like android phone and IOS phones and they had to back out, hence Microsoft acquired the charge of windows phone. Windows phones are little tough to handle, it is like a mini touch screen computer in your hand. But taking the screenshot on a windows phone us easy, thankfully.
On Windows, Phone just press the Power and Volume Up buttons at the same time to take a picture of your screen. The screenshot taken will automatically get saved in the Screenshots album in the Photos Hub.
How to Take a ScreenShot in Windows 10:
Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system developed and released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. It was officially unveiled in September 2014.
Taking a screenshot is literally easy and windows 10 makes it easier by providing five methods to take the screenshot in windows 10.
1. Use The Keyboard Shortcut – PrtScn (Print Screen).
2. Use The Keyboard Shortcut – Windows + PrtScn (Print Screen).
3. Use The Keyboard Shortcut – Alt + PrtScn (Print Screen).
4. Use The Snipping Tool.
5. Taking Screenshots On A Surface/Windows Tablet.
Any more doubt?? I don’t think there would be any!
How To Take a Screen Shot in Windows 8.
Taking a screenshot on windows 8 is also easy. By far, you must have understood that taking the screenshot on different devices uses the same methodology. Just the key combination is different for all of them. Windows 8 adds a much easier way to take screenshots.
Instead of having to use the Print Screen button and then pasting it down into the Paint or a similar application, you can now automatically save a screenshot to the Pictures folder as a png with just the touch of a couple of buttons. Here’s how.
Just hold down the Windows Key and Print Screen. Simple enough!.
How to Take a Screenshot in Windows 7:
Like above-mentioned devices, taking the screenshot on windows 7 is no different. Just a couple of keys and you are done. Windows 7 provides the easiest method of taking the screenshot you just need to do is press the button (Print Screen SysRq) button on your keyboard and select the area of which you want to take the screenshot and click on save button which you will see in the bottom of the selected area.
You can even add highlighters to your screenshot and do the basic editing. But to gain this feature, you need to download an additional software named Lightshot from the website prntscr.com.
Another method for this is to press the windows button+ Print SCR button and open paint and save the image in the paint. You are done!.
How to Take a Screenshot in Mac:
I don’t feel the need to writing down the steps to taking a screenshot on Mac. Just have a look on the below image and you will get to know the exact method of Taking a screenshot in Mac.
Trust me it’s easy!
So you need to press the Command (⌘)+ Shift +3 keys to screenshot on your mac. The image will get saved as a .png file on your desktop.
So this was all about taking the screenshot in various devices including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows 10, Windows 7 and Mac. I hope you enjoyed the guide. Do feedback in the comment section below.
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