Apple doesn’t provide the “Print Screen” button on their keyboards. So macOS users can’t take screenshots or print their screens on the go. So, is that the end? No, that’s not the end. Apple keyboards do have shortcut keys to capturing screens. We will take a look at two methods to take screenshots on macOS.
Method 1: Capturing The Entire Screen
Step 1: Go to the screen. First, go to the screen of which you want to take a screenshot. This screen will be captured just the way it appears.
Step 2: Press Command + Shift + 3. Now press command key. Holding it, press shift key. And then holding both these keys, press 3. Your screen is captured.
Step 3: Locate the screenshot. This captured image is stored on your desktop. You can access it from the desktop.
Method 2: Capturing the Selected Area of the Screen
Step 1: Go to the screen. Go to the screen or the page you want to take a screenshot of. You will be able to select the area you have to capture.
Step 2: Press Command + Shift + 4. Now press command key. Keep holding it, press shift key. Now holding both these keys, press 4.
Step 3: Select the area. A handy selection tool will appear on your screen. Drag it and select the region you need to take the screenshot of. Once done, let go of the selection tool. It will save the selected area as a screenshot on your device.
Step 4: Locate the screenshot. The screenshot of the captured area is stored your desktop as an image file. You can access it from the desktop.
And we are done. You can take screenshots any time of any screen, using these shortcut keys. Just remember, command + shift + 3 to capture the entire screen. Command + shift + 4 to capture a selected area. Now that’s the end.