Use the PrtScn button to open screen snipping


How to use the Windows 10 Print Screen button to open the screen snipping feature

Windows 10 version 1903 allows you to use the screen snipping feature to quickly snip and share a screenshot. You can use the Print Screen key to launch screen snipping. Until now, you had to be satisfied to use additional tools, such as the free Greenshot tool. Here is come now the Windows 10 Print Screen shortcut.

How the Print Screen Button works

Using the new print screen button, you can capture a rectangle, snip a freeform area, or take a full screen capture, and copy it directly to the clipboard.

Enable Print Screen Key to Launch Screen Snipping in Windows 10

  1. Open the Settings
  2. Go to Ease of access -> Keyboard
  3. On the right, scroll down to the Print Screen shortcut section
  4. Activate with the slider – Use the PrtScn button to open screen snipping
use the prtscn button to open screen snipping

After activating the print screen shortcut, it is possible to snip and share a screenshot via the print button (prt sc).

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