How To Screenshot On Samsung Laptop (5 Methods)

If you are looking for how to screenshot on Samsung laptop? Then you have come to the right place. This article will cover different methods you can use to screenshot your Samsung laptop in windows 10.

The methods in this article will work only for windows 8 and above windows versions. We will also discuss screenshot types like full-screen screenshots, active window screenshots, or capture a specific area on your screen.

Method 1) Full-Screen Screenshot on Samsung Laptop Using Print Screen

screenshot using print screen on samsung laptop

To take full-screen screenshots on your Samsung laptop, press the “Print Scr” (Print Screen) button on your laptop. There will be no sound or notification on the screen to notify you about the successful screenshot.

You have to open Paint or any software that works on images and press Ctrl + V to paste the screenshot.

  • Go to the tab you want to screenshot and Press the Print Screen key
  • Open Paint or any image editing software
  • Press Ctrl + V to paste the screenshot
  • Save the screenshot By pressing Ctrl+ S

Method 2) Active Screen Screenshot on Samsung Laptop Using Print Screen

Alt + Print Screen Shortcut key for screenshot

 If you need to screenshot only the active screen and ignore the other screens, you can also do this in windows 10.

Simple press the Alt + Print screen key and go to any image editing program, e.g. paint or paint 3D and paste the screenshot using Ctrl +V.

  • Select the screen you want to screenshot among many
  • Press Alt + Print Screen key on your laptop
  • Open Paint or any image editing software
  • Press Ctrl + V to paste the screenshot
  • Save the screenshot using the Ctrl + S

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Method 3) Using Windows 10 Snip and Sketch Tool

Windows 10 snip and sketch tool is one of the best ways to screenshot your Samsung laptop screen as using this method will give you easy use plus many other editing features from which you can annotate your screenshot.

Also, with the built-in Windows 10 snip and sketch tool, you can take screenshots in a variety of different ways, such as free from, rectangular, full screen, active window.

To access the snip and sketch tool, you can use 2 ways: the keyboard shortcut or the default windows search.

Following are steps to access windows built-in snip and sketch

  • Go to windows search and type snip and sketch
Take screenshot on samsung laptop using snip & sketch
  • Open it and click on new
screenshots using snip and sketch tool
  • Select the screenshot type you need
Take Screenshot Using Snip & Sketch Tool in samsung laptop
  • Once a screenshot is taken, you can edit the screenshot in the software using different tools
  • Press Ctrl + S to save the screenshot on your laptop

Following are steps to access snip and sketch using a keyboard shortcut.

window + shift +S shortcut for screenshot on samsung laptop
  • Press Windows key + Shift + S
  • A tab will open on the top of the screen select the type of screenshot from it
  • Once done, edit the screenshot in the software if you need to
  • Press Ctrl + S to save the screenshot

Method 4) Using Windows 10 Snipping Tool

Windows also have one other tool that can take screenshot easily known as snipping tool. This tool has been commonly used to take a screenshot on windows vista till now.

Recently Microsoft said they would discontinue the snipping tool, but still, it is accessible in Windows 10 and 11.

Following are steps on how to use the snipping tool to take a screenshot on your Samsung laptop.

  • Search snipping tool in the windows search
snipping tool
  • Open it and click new in the top left bar
Take Screenshot on samsung laptop using Snipping tool
  • Take a screenshot of where you want
  • Press Ctrl + S to save the screenshot

Method 5) Using Windows 10 Game Bar

Game bar is also one of the built-in software in windows, usually built for gamers to record their gameplay and let you take a screenshot on your laptop.

So to use the game bar for taking screenshots, first, you have to open it using the “Windows key + G ” keyboard shortcut. It will open a game bar menu if your game bar is not open using this shortcut.

You can use the window search and type game bar and open the game bar from there. Once Opened, you can take a screenshot by clicking on the camera icon in the capture menu.

You can also record videos using the game bar. Once done, you can see your screenshot in Videos > Capture Folder, or there is also an option beneath the camera icon mention as “Show all Capture.”

Video Guide for Screenshot on Samsung

Screenshot on Samsung in windows 10

FAQ(How To Screenshot On Samsung Laptop)

Where are screenshots saved on a Samsung laptop in windows 10?

To take a screenshot on a Samsung laptop just press the Windows key + Print Screen it will screenshot your screen and will automatically save the screenshot in C:\Users\ [YOUR NAME] \Pictures\Screenshots the screenshot will be saved there

How do you take a screenshot on a Samsung laptop Windows 10?

Press window key + Print Sr key it will capture full screen and for the active window, you have to press Alt + Print Scr key to take the active screen screenshot.

Conclusion

So, by using these 5 easy methods, you can easily Screenshot your Samsung laptop screen in no time.

If some method didn’t work on your laptop, you can use another and select the easy-to-use and remember.  

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