Screenshot on Windows 10 with the PrtScn key You can take a screenshot by pressing the “Print Screen” key on your keyboard. It’s usually labeled “PrtScn” and is located in the top row, near the Function keys.

Where is the print screen button on a laptop?

If the “prt sc” text is at the bottom of the key and below some text instead of at the top of the key, you’ll need to use the Fn key to force your computer to recognize the Print Screen function. You’ll usually find the Fn key in the lower-left side of the keyboard.

How to use the PRINT SCREEN key on Windows 10?

If your Print Screen key requires you to also press the Fn key to use it, press that as well. This is only necessary if your Print Screen key is shared with another key function. Open the Paint app. You will find it in the Windows Start menu in your program list inside a folder called Windows Accessories.

How do I take a screenshot and print screen?

Depending on your hardware, you may use the Windows Logo Key + PrtScn button as a shortcut for print screen. If your device does not have the PrtScn button, you may use Fn + Windows logo key + Space Bar to take a screenshot, which can then be printed. To locate your screenshots, open File Explorer from the taskbar.

What happens when you print a screen on Windows 10?

Pressing the Print Screen key on your keyboard copies the entire (active) screen to your clipboard. Even though a screenshot is technically captured, it’s not saved anywhere on your computer. The screenshot resides in your computer’s clipboard for a temporary period till you copy something else.