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How To Take Screenshot In Samsung Laptop And Tablet

Written by William Adeel

Are you having trouble capturing screenshots on your Samsung? If you don’t know how to take screenshots in Samsung or save one, we can help! Samsung comes with multiple options for screenshots on laptops and tablets. Let’s see all the methods for different Samsung devices.

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How To Take Screenshot In Samsung Laptop

You can take a screenshot on Samsung by using 5 easy methods.

  • Full-Screen Shot

The “Print screen” or “Print Scr” button is used for fullscreen screenshots. Follow the steps below for a fullscreen shot.

Step#1

Select the screen or tab that you want to capture.

Step#2

Press the “Print screen” or “Print Scr” button.

Step#3

Go to “Paint” or the default image editor of your laptop.

Step#4

Paste the screenshot in “Paint” or the default image editor by clicking “ctrl + v.”

Step#5

Finally, save the screenshot by pressing “ctrl + s.”

  • Active Screen Shot

Active screenshot means taking a screenshot of the currently active screen.

Step#1

Press “Alt” and “Print Screen” together on your keyboard while the screen is active.

Step#2

Go to the default image editing system or the “Paint.”

Step#3

Press “ctrl” and “V” to paste the picture.

Step#4

Save the screenshot by pressing “ctrl” and “S.”

  • Use Of Snipping Tool

The snipping tool allows you to take and cut screenshots simultaneously. This method is best for quickly saving screenshots on your device. The snipping tool can be accessed in your Windows 10 and 11.

Step#1

Click on the “Window bar” of your laptop.

Step#2

Type “Snipping tool” in the Window bar.

Step#3

Click the snipping tool.

Step#4

Then click on the top left corner of the snipping tab; “Open.”

Step#5

Take the screenshot by dragging the “+” sign to where you want to take the screenshot.

Step#6

Press “ctrl” and “S” to save the selected picture.

  • The Snip And Sketch Tool

The snipping tool is the most effective and convenient method of taking a screenshot on a Samsung laptop. It allows you to take screenshots in various shapes and offers handy editing options as well. Here’s how to take screenshots in Samsung with the snipping tool.

Step#1

Go to the “Window bar” and type “Snip and Sketch.”

Step#2

Select the tool and click on “Open” in the top left corner.

Step#3

At the top of the screen, a bar would show four shape options for taking a screenshot.

Step#4

Select the option and click the screenshot.

Step#5

Now, Click on the screenshot preview that appears in the lower-left corner of your screen.

Step#6

Once the screenshot is opened, click “ctrl” and “S” and save.

  • Use of Game Bar

If any of your keys from the method mentioned above doesn’t work, you can take a screenshot using the game bar method.

Step#1

Click “Window key” and “G” together or type “ Game bar.”

Step#2

Now click the camera icon to take screenshots and record videos while gaming

Step#3

Go to capture folders or click the “Show all capture” option under the camera icon for saved media. 

How To Take Screenshot In Samsung Tablet?

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It is quite simple to take a screenshot on a Samsung tablet if all the keys of your tablet are working. Here are the three methods to take a screenshot on your Samsung tablet.

  • By Pressing Buttons

Step#1

Locate the “Power,” “Home,” and “Volume” button on your tablet.

Step#2

Press either the “Power” and “Volume Down” buttons together or the “Power” and “Home” button together. 

Step#3

Hold the buttons that work for your tablet, and the screenshot will be taken in a second.

Step#4

Release the buttons when the screenshot zooms out.

Step#5

Go to your tablet’s “Screenshot” album to see the saved picture.

  • Palm Swipe Method

The palm swipe method might not work on every tablet. Also, the palm swipe screenshot needs to be enabled on some tablets if not working already. Here’s the complete process to do so.

Step#1

Go to “Settings” on your tablet.

Step#2

Click on the “Advanced features” tab, and a menu will dropdown.

Step#3

Click on the “Plam Swipe to Capture” if the switch appears grey. If the switch appears blue, the palm swipe capture is already enabled.

Step#4

Now, place the edge of your palm vertically on the screen. Ensure that the keyboard isn’t showing while you take the screenshot. Move your palm from the right side all the way to the left side of the screen.

Step#5

The screenshot will zoom out, and your tablet might also give vibration confirmation.

Step#6

Go to your tablet’s “Screenshot” album to see the saved picture.

  • The Screenshot App

If neither of the methods mentioned above works for your tablet, here is another one. 

Step#1

Go to Playstore and search “Screenshot Easy” in the search bar.

Step#2

 Install the “Screenshot Easy App.”

Step#3

A notification will pop on the screen asking for permission to access your device’s photos, media, and files. Click on “Allow”

Step#4

A menu will dropdown. Turn on the switch of the “Overlay icon.”

Step#5

Click the “Start Capture” appearing on the top of the screen.

Step#6

A notification will pop on the screen. Click the “Start now.”

Step#7

Go to the app or page you want to screenshot. 

Step#8

Tap the camera icon on the top-left corner of your screen, and the screenshot will be taken.

Step#9

Go to the app and click on the three dots visible in the app’s top-right corner.

Step#10

Click “Save” on the drop-down menu and click “Save As.”

Step#11

Go to the album “Screenshot App” in your gallery to view the saved picture.

Final Words

Taking a screenshot on the phone can be pretty easy, but the scenarios go different with laptops and tablets. That’s why we have mentioned all the possible methods for how to take screenshots in Samsung for you.

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