How to Take Screenshot on Windows 11

Taking screenshots on a mobile phone or a computer is really helpful. Instead of taking notes of few important things, it’s better to capture screenshots. Whether you are browsing on the internet or want to show something to your friends, just take the screenshot and share it.

Screenshots let you capture exactly what you see on your screen and can easily share it with others or can save it for later use. Taking screenshots can be extremely helpful whether on mobile or on windows 11. Do you know how to take screenshots on Windows 11 PC?

Don’t worry; we are here to help you out. Below we have discussed few ways to take screenshots on windows 11.

Also Read- How to Run Windows 11 on Virtual Machine

List of Best Ways to Take Screenshot on Windows 11

There are multiple ways to take screenshots in Windows 11. However, not all the features are new in the upcoming OS, but there are few interesting additions.

Method 1: Using PrtSc Shortcut Key

One of the easiest ways to take screenshots is to press the Print Screen (PrtSc) key. Press the key, and it will copy and add the image to your clipboard, which you can paste to any place like paint or word. However, it will not save the screenshot.

Method 2: Use PrtSc + Windows Keys

Pressing Windows + PrtSc keys will help you to take screenshots on Windows 11. Select the area that you want to capture and save it to the PC.

Method 3: PrtSc + ALT Combo

If you want to take a screenshot of a particular window, then press ALT + PrtSc. It will capture the active window that is open. However, it will not save the image but will copy it, and you can paste it wherever you want.

Method 4: Use Snipping Tool

It is a more advanced way of taking screenshots in Windows 11. However, most of the features are the same as Windows 10; this feature will be getting improvements in the latest OS.

Use Snipping Tool to take screenshot

  • Press Win + Shift + S to start the feature Or, click on the ‘Try Snip & Sketch Feature‘ button in the snipping tool
  • Click on New and select the new snip, just like we do in the snipping tool
  • Once you are done, you can view it before saving the screenshot
  • You can edit and then press the Ctrl+S key to save the image.


So, this is a guide on how to take screenshots in Windows 11. We hope this article was helpful to you as the process is not so difficult. If you have any queries, feel free to ask us by commenting below.

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