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How To Screenshot on MSI Laptop

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Screenshots are really helpful when you want to take a quick note of something or record the behavior of any application on your computer. But, many people don’t know how to take screenshots on MSI laptops. 

Quick Answer

You can easily take a screenshot by pressing Windows + Print Screen/PrtSc keys together on an MSI laptop. This will automatically capture everything on the screen area. You can use this command to take screenshots anytime.

There are two main methods to take screenshots on MSI laptops. So, I will teach you both methods in a step-by-step guide. 

How To Screenshot on MSI Laptop

You can use two methods to take a screenshot on an MSI laptop. Follow the steps by steps guide and successfully take unlimited screenshots in no time.

Method #1: Take a Screenshot Using Shortcut Keys

Here are the steps that you can follow and take screenshots.

  1. Open the application or a file you want to take a screenshot of.
  2. Press the Windows + PrtSc keys together, and your MSI laptop will take a screenshot.
  3. You can find that screenshot in the Pictures > “Screenshots” folder.

Method #2: Take a Screenshot Using Snipping Tool

If the above method doesn’t work for your or you can’t find the PrtSc button on your MSI laptop, then you can follow this method. Here are the steps that you can follow.

  1. Click the search box in the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  2. Write “Snipping Tool” and click the application with the scissor icon.
  3. A pop-screen will appear on your screen. Click the “New” button.
  4. It will turn your cursor into a selection tool, and you will have to select the area you want to capture or screenshot.
  5. A new window appears where you will see your captured screenshot. Click the “File” button at the top-left corner of the screen and click the “Save As” button.
  6. Another screen will appear, and you will have to choose the location where you want to save that screenshot.
  7. Hit the “Save” button.

This is how you can take a screenshot or capture an area of the screen using the snipping tool on your computer.

Quick Tip

Suppose you don’t want to save that screenshot on your computer but want to add it to a document. In that case, you can use the command Windows + Shift + S. This will turn your cursor into a selection tool, and after selecting the area, the screenshot will be automatically saved in the clipboard. You can open the document and press Ctrl + V, and the screenshot will be added to the document.

Conclusion

So, these are the two easiest methods to take a screenshot on your MSI laptop. Both methods are easy to use, and you can take a screenshot anywhere on your computer. I hope this guide will be helpful for you, and if you face any problems while following the steps, you can share it with me by writing below. I will get back to you within a few hours with the possible solution.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I screenshot on the MSI Steam app?

You can use the steps mentioned above to take a screenshot while using the Steam application on your MSI laptop. But, if you don’t want to use these methods or they are not working, you can try to take a screenshot by pressing the F12 button. 

It will immediately capture your screen area; you can find these screenshots in View > “Screenshots”.

How do I take screenshots while playing a game on an MSI laptop?

If you are playing a game on an MSI laptop, you can easily take a screenshot by pressing Windows + Alt + Print Screen or PrtSC buttons together. This will automatically save your screenshots in the Pictures > “Screenshots” folder.

How do I take a screenshot if there is no Print Screen button on the keyboard?

If there is no Print Screen or PrtSc button on your laptop or desktop’s keyboard and you are running Windows 10 or higher operating system, you can still take a screenshot by pressing Windows + Shift + S button together. This will convert the cursor into a selection tool, and you will have to select the area you want to capture.

After that, a notification will appear on the right side of the screen, and you will have to click on it. A new window will appear on your screen. You will have to click the “Save As” button and save that screenshot on your laptop.

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