Screenshot on Chromebook

Find out how to take a screenshot on Chromebook. If you are new in using a Chromebook, you may be wondering how to take a screenshot on a Chromebook. Here’s the simplest and easiest way to take a screenshot on your Chromebook.

Take a screenshot of a Chromebook’s full screen or a small section of it

If you want to take a screenshot of your Chromebook’s entire screen, press the “Ctrl” + “Window Switcher” buttons on your keyboard simultaneously.

If you want to take a small section of your Chromebook’s screen, simply add “Shift” key to the combination. So you will press “Ctrl” + “Window Switcher” + “Shift”.

But what is the Switch Window or Windows Switcher button on a Chromebook anyway? Maybe you have never heard of it or seen it. Now check on your Chromebook’s keyboard. It should look like this:

how to take a screenshot on google chromebook


Now that is the Window Switch button. You can use it to take a screenshot on your Chromebook. Now after taking a screenshot, where do the image go? Where do the screenshot go on a Chromebook, how to paste the screenshot?

Do not worry, it will not go anywhere. After taking the chromebook screenshot using the key combination, you will get a notification telling you that a screenshot has been successfully retrieved or failed. Click the notification and you will be taken to the file manager where the screenshots are stored. You do not need to paste it again somewhere else. If noted, the screenshots are stored in the Downloads folder, so you can access them anytime later.

So that’s how to take a screenshot on Chromebook and where to find them. It works on almost any Chromebook devices. But if you are still having trouble doing it, please let us know about it.

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