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Take Screenshots with Microsoft Edge

Edge logo and camera

We’ve mentioned a couple of ways to take screenshots in Windows 10. You can also take screenshots while browsing with Microsoft Edge.

While using Edge, click on the Settings icon (the 3 dots) in the top-right corner, or press the keyboard shortcut Alt+F to open the Settings menu.

Settings and more (Alt+F)

In the list of options, you will see this icon Microsoft Edge Web Capture icon listed as Web capture.

Web capture option in Microsoft Edge (Ctrl+Shift+S)

Clicking on the icon or pressing the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+S opens the Web capture (screenshot) tool.

Edge Web capture options

From here you can take a full-page screenshot or a free select one of whatever you are browsing.

A Free select web capture taken in Microsoft Edge.

Clicking Copy will save the screenshot, or you can choose to add notes to draw a note on the screenshot.

Edge Web capture Draw option.

After adding a note, you can share it, copy it, or save it. The saved file will go to the Download folder you have set in Edge. For most people, that will be the default C:\Users\YourName\Downloads.

If you think you might often take screenshots with Microsoft Edge, why not right-click the Web capture icon and choose Show in toolbar.

Right-click Web capture - show in toolbar
Web capture in Microsoft Edge toolbar.

To remove it, simply right-click it again and choose Hide from toolbar.

Be sure to use the search box here at The Computer Mouse for other Edge Tips.

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