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 screenshots & recordings

  • Screenshots get saved to your “Images” folder.
  • Recordings get saved to your “Videos” folder.

Learn how to open, save, or delete files.

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