Take a screenshot or record steps
Here are links to the steps you need to follow to take a screenshot or record your screen. Be sure you're following the links for your operating system: Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, or Linux.
- For a screenshot, use the Snipping Tool.
- To record your screen, follow these steps.
- Use the macOS built-in tool to get a screenshot of the full Mac screen, part of a screen, or a single window.
- To record your screen, use QuickTime Player. Be sure you select your macOS version at the top of this Apple support article for accurate instructions.
- Here's how to take a screenshot on an iOS device.
- You can also record the screen on an iOS device (version 14 (or later).
- Here's how to take a screenshot or record the screen on an Android device.
Note: Some Android devices may have a screen recorder pre-installed, or you may need to download and install an app that can do the recording for you.
Linux (screenshots only)
- Select Print Screen (Print Screen, Prnt Scrn, prt sc, or PrtScn) on your keyboard. The screenshot is saved as a .PNG file in your /Pictures folder.
- To capture only your active window select Alt before selecting Print Screen.
- To capture a specific section of your screen, select shift and PrtScn, and then click-and-drag to select an area.