Screenshots in Windows 10 without Print Screen (PrtScn)

Numerous PC consoles come up short on helpful keys, like PrtScn (the Print Screen key, used to make different screen captures). Three important strategies can assist with making different screen captures in Windows 10 without PrtScn:

Press Windows+Shift+S to make screen captures effectively and quick.

Run Snapping Tool to make straightforward screen captures in Windows 10. Involving postpones in the Snapping Tool, you can make a screen capture with tooltips or different impacts that can be shown provided that the mouse right over the item.

Screenshots using Windows+Shift+S


After pressing Windows key+Shift+S, the screen will dim, you can drag to select a portion of the screen to capture. The screenshot is copied to the clipboard, and you can paste it into another program by clicking Edit > Paste or pressing Ctrl+V, just as paste a full-screen shortcut taken with the Print Screen key.

                                                                      Top of the screen in Windows 10

Rectangular Snip icon in Windows 10 Rectangular Snip: the option by default offers to select the rectangular capture:

                                                          Rectangular Snip in Windows 10 

Freeform Snip icon in Windows 10 Freeform Snip: choose this option to create a freeform capture:

                                                         Freeform Snip in Windows 10

Window Snip icon in Windows 10 Window Snip: use this option to capture the full active window:

                                                         Window Snip in Windows 10      

Full-Scree Snip icon in Windows 10 Full-Scree Snip: click this option to create a full-screen screenshot:

                                                          Full-Scree Snip in Windows 10


Windows+Shift+S is available only in recent versions of Windows 10. If you don’t see the appropriate reaction after pressing Windows+Shift+S, check the latest updates for your Windows system.