How to take screenshot on Windows 10 PC

Screenshots are the best way to share your PC screen with your friends about your project, game achievements or any other issues on your PC. Let us see here how to capture the screenshot on the Windows 10 PC. Screenshot on Windows can be taken in two ways either by using Snipping tool or paint.

How to take screenshot on Windows 10 PC

Using Snipping tool

  • Go to Start menu on your Windows 10 PC and in search box type Snipping tool.
  • Now click on the Snipping tool icon that appears on the search panel.
  • This will open the Snipping Tool window with the options such as New, Cancel and Options. Click on New option to take a screenshot.
  • To customize the shape and size of the snapshot, click on the arrow beside the new button.


  • Now drag the cursor around the area which you want to take the snapshot.


  • Now a new window will open and with image you want to retain, now click on File option.
  • Scroll down and click on save option to save the image or you can also send the screenshot as email.

Using Paint

  • Press Prnt Scrn button at the right side of the keyboard in the exact moment that you want to take the full snapshot of the screen.
  • Now navigate to the Paint application and click on the icon to open it.
  • After opening the Paint program, click on Paste button. Then you will find the image which you want to capture on Paint clipboard.


  • Click on the file to save the screenshot or send it to someone.


  • Scroll down and click on save option or send to others through email.

That’s it, this is how to take and send the screenshot on Windows 10 computer.

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