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Last Updated: Feb 18, 2021     Views: 97

Take a screenshot

On an iPhone:

  • Press the Power and Home buttons (or the Power and Volume Up buttons if your iPhone does not have a Home button) at the same time. The phone will take a screenshot and save it to your camera roll.

On an Android Phone:

  • Press the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time. (If that does not work hold the Power button down for a few seconds and then tap Screenshot.) The phone will take a screenshot and save it to your Library in the Screenshots folder.

Using the Windows Snip & Sketch tool:

  • Click on the Windows button in the lower left corner of your screen.
  • Scroll down to S in your list of applications and click on Snip & Sketch.
  • In the upper left corner of the Snip and Sketch tool window, click on New.
  • Using the crosshair, click, hold and drag to draw a rectangle around the part of the screen you would like to capture. When you let go of the mouse button your image will appear.
  • Click on the Save icon in the upper right corner.
  • When the Save As dialog box comes up give your document a name and hit Save. Make a note of where you saved it, as you will need this if you are going to upload or attach the document later.

Using the Print Screen button

  • Hit the Print Screen key on your keyboard. It should be above the Insert key, and may be labeled Prt Scrn or PTSC.
  • Open up the program (like Microsoft Paint, or Microsoft Word, or Google Docs) of your choice and hit CTRL + V (Command + V on a Mac) to paste the screenshot.
  • Save the file, noting where you saved it, as you will need this if you are going to upload or attach the document later.

Save a web page as pdf file

In Google Chrome:

  • Click on the three dots in the upper right hand corner of your screen.
  • Click on Print
  • This will bring up a print preview screen. It shows you what your pdf will look like when you save it. If it is satisfactory, select Save as PDF as your destination and click Save.
  • When the Save As dialog box comes up give your document a name and hit Save. Make a note of where you saved it, as you will need this if you are going to upload or attach the document later.

In Mozilla Firefox:

  • Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right hand corner of your screen.
  • Click on Print.
  • This will bring up a print preview screen. It shows you what your pdf will look like when you save it. If it is satisfactory, click on Print in the upper left corner.
  • Select Microsoft Print to PDF as your printer, and hit Print.
  • When the Save As dialog box comes up give your document a name and hit Save. Make a note of where you saved it, as you will need this if you are going to upload or attach the document later.

In Microsoft Edge:

  • Click on the three dots in the upper right hand corner of your screen.
  • Click on Print.
  • This will bring up a print preview screen. It shows you what your pdf will look like when you save it. If it is satisfactory, select Save as PDF as your destination and click Save.
  • When the Save As dialog box comes up give your document a name and hit Save. Make a note of where you saved it, as you will need this if you are going to upload or attach the document later.

In Safari on a Mac:

  • Click on File in the Safari menu bar.
  • Click on Export as PDF.
  • When the Export As dialog box comes up give your document a name and hit Save. Make a note of where you saved it, as you will need this if you are going to upload or attach the document later.