Taking screenshots is valuable for many reasons. Screenshots have never been so powerful. One share was mostly reserved for winning video games or error messages. But now people often take screenshots of funny/annoying comments on social media to share with friends. Twitter users post a catch of what they are learning. College students take notes by downloading articles and books on their phones, tablets, and laptops. Evernote users on iOS saved screenshots by 45 percent over the past year, reports the company. In this blog, you’ll learn how to take screenshots on your Mac.

A screenshot can be also helpful in providing data to the tech support if you experience an issue with your Mac or MacBook Pro. Some users like to take screenshots of fascinating images they find while surfing the web.  Let me help you and show you the ways:

There are five different types of screenshots on your Mac and their command is below.

Step To Screenshot in Mac

  • Fullscreen: Shift-Command-3
  • Portion of the screen: Shift-Command-4 and then select the area to be copied.
  • Open the Screenshot app: Shift-Command-5     
  • Take a screenshot of a MacBook’s touch bar:
  • Take a screenshot without the keyboard:

On your Mac Keyboard, hold down the following keys at the same time: Command+Shift+3. If the volume is up you will hear the sound of a camera snap which will indicate a screenshot has been taken. Navigate to your desktop to find the screenshot(s) you took.

How do you screenshot on a MacBook Air2020?

To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

Why can’t I see my screenshot on Mac?

Open Finder and click on “All My Files” and then change the way files are sorted to the date created.

 Any new screenshots should show up at the very beginning. You can use spotlight to search for “Screen Shot”. If this still doesn’t work, look at your keyboard shortcut settings to make sure it hasn’t been changed.


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