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How do I take a screenshot using Snip & Sketch? (Windows)

Published: 8 July 2021 Last updated: 21 July 2021

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How do I take a screenshot using Snip & Sketch? (Windows)

Windows 10 features a handy tool called Snip & Sketch that allows you to capture still images of your screen.

  1. Click on the Windows start menu in bottom left corner of your screen.
  2. Type Snip & Sketch. (The search box will appear automatically)
  3. Click on Snip & Sketch under Best match.

Alternatively, you can press the Windows Key + Left Shift Key + S and this will open the Snip & Sketch program.

A bar will them appear at the top of the screen. Select the shape you want to capture (the default is rectangle).

Drag with the left mouse button to select an area, and it will then open a pop up in the bottom right of your screen. Click on this, and you can then edit the image and save it or copy it from the Snip & Sketch window.

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