Take a screenshot or record your screen

You can take a screenshot or record a video of your Chromebook's screen. After you capture your screen, you can view, edit, delete, and share the image or video.

Tip: Screenshots and recordings are automatically copied to your clipboard.

Take a screenshot

  1. Press Shift + Ctrl + Show windows.
  2. In the menu at the bottom, select Screenshot .
  3. Select an option:
    • Take a full screen screenshot .
    • Take a partial screenshot .
    • Take a window screenshot .

Tip: You can also take a screenshot with the menu at the bottom right.

  1. Select the time.
  2. Select Screen capture .

Record your screen

  1. Press Shift + Ctrl + Show windows .
  2. In the menu at the bottom, select Screen record .
  3. Select an option:
    • Record the full screen .
    • Record a partial screen .
    • Record a window .
  4. To stop recording, at the bottom right, select Stop recording .

Find recordings & screenshots

Recordings and screenshots get saved to your “Downloads” folder. You can change where your recordings or screenshots are saved:

  1. Press Shift + Ctrl + Show windows .
  2. At the bottom, select Settings Settings and then Select folder. Recordings or screenshots you take are added to the folder you select.

Learn how to open, save, or delete files.

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