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To take a screenshot on your HP laptop or computer, you’ll need to press the Print Screen key, generally labeled as “prt sc.” You can also take a screenshot on an HP tablet by pressing the Power and Volume down button simultaneously.
Taking a screenshot of your computer’s active window can be helpful in so many ways. For example, maybe you want to visually illustrate to your colleagues or employees how to carry out certain tasks or capture an error message to your company’s IT department for troubleshooting feedback. You can also capture a social media post like a tweet before they disappear.
Whatever the reason, taking a screenshot on your HP laptop, desktop computer, or tablet is very easy irrespective of the kind of HP model you own.
All it takes is just a few clicks or taps using the Print Screen key.
How to Screenshot on any HP laptop or computer
All HP laptops and computers have a Print screen key dedicated for taking screenshots; it’s located along the top row of function keys and is often labeled as “prt sc” or “prt scn” depending on your model. On most HP laptops and computers, the Print Screen key can be found beside the Delete key.
The process of taking a screenshot on your HP laptop or computer is as simple as pressing the Print Screen key. Just go to the page you want to screenshot on your computer and click prt sc. The screenshot will immediately be copied and saved to your clipboard.
There are several other ways to use the Print Screen key, such as capturing just a portion of the screen or specific windows. For more details on different methods for taking and saving your screenshot on HP and Windows 10 computers, check out our article on How to take a screenshot on Windows 10 in multiple different ways.
How to screenshot on an HP tablet
The process for taking a screenshot on an HP tablet is different from a laptop or computer. First, there’s no keyboard, and second, it’s more similar to taking a screenshot on your phone.
To take a screenshot on your HP tablet:
1. Navigate to the page you want to capture.
2. Press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button simultaneously for about two seconds.
3. Your screen will flash and your screenshot will be captured.
The screenshot will automatically be saved to tablet’s Photos folder.
About King Osaghae
King Osaghae is a technology researcher and writer who’s been writing about tech-related topics and trends since 2018. He covers everything tech from computers to cameras to online business software. He is the managing editor at TechZerg, meaning that he oversees all the articles TechZerg produces.