Being able to take a screenshot is very useful for you to capture something on your screen for later reference.
There are a number of different ways to take a screenshot, and it can depend on what kind of computer you have. Please scroll down to the relevant section below depending on the type of computer you have.
1. Apple Mac
While viewing the screen you wish to take a screenshot of, press down the following keys simultaneously
Your computer will save an image file on your desktop. The name of the file will be "Screen Shot ...." followed by the date and time. Every time you press this key combination, a new file will be created. You can rename those files if you need to by Control-clicking on the file on your desktop, and selecting 'rename'
Advanced option - Use the key combination Command-Shift-4, which will allow you to select a portion of your screen to screenshot. After pressing this combination, use the cursor to drag a rectangle around the area of your screen.
2. Windows Desktop or Notebook
While viewing the screen you wish to take a screenshot of, press down the following key simultaneously.
Windows + PrtScn
Your computer will save a screenshot image in your Pictures Folder in Pictures -> Screenshots. You can rename the screenshot file if you want to by right clicking on the file and select 'rename'. To access the Pictures folder, first open a File Explorer window, and then expand "This PC" under the folder view on the left hand side of the file explorer.
Cant find the PrtScn button on your Windows Keyboard?
On your HP Notebook - Prt Sc is on the right hand Shift key
On your Toshiba Notebook - PrtScr is on the top row of keys, and also has Sysrq written on it
3. Apple iPad / iPhone - iOS
Press the following key combinations, and your device will save an image of the screen to your Photos app.
iPad with FaceID (no home button)
iPad with TouchID (home button)
iPhone X or later