How To Take Screenshots On Lenovo Laptops – 5 Best Methods

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If have a Lenovo laptop and are worried about how to take screenshots on a Lenovo laptop then your search is over because we are here to solve your problem. In this blog post, you will find how to take screenshots on Lenovo laptops like ThinkPad and yoga series.

There are so many methods to take a screenshot, but the below-discussed methods are easy to apply and you can take high-resolution screenshots easily. These techniques will work on any Windows release, and it’s great for older Lenovo laptops too.

Also read: how to take screenshot on Asus laptop

Best Softwares For screenshot:

  • Snipping Tool

    • Easy Screenshot
    • Selected Area Screenshot
    • Save Screenshot File In Many Formats
    • Built-in
  • Lightshot (Chrome Extension)

    • Easy Screenshot
    • Selected Area Screenshot
    • Save Screenshot File In Many Formats
    • Downloadable
  • Step Recorder Tool

    • screenshots while Recording Videos
    • Full-Screen Screenshot
    • Save screenshot files in many formats
    • Built-in

Take Screenshots On Lenovo Laptop Using The Snipping Tool:

Snipping tool is the built-in tool of windows 10 it also enables editing of screenshots, so we strongly recommend trying it out first. Below are some steps you have to follow in order to capture a screenshot of your laptop screen

  1. Press the “Windows key” button or click on the left-hand side “windows icon” and type the snipping tool in the windows search bar. 
  2. After typing, the snipping tool logo will appear. Now you have to click the snipping tool application in order to open it.
  3. Click on “New” and select the screen area in which you want to capture

4. Use the mouse to select the window area. When you start selecting the RED border will start appearing

5. Use the keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+S) and name your screenshot. Then save it wherever you wish.

2. Take Screenshot On Lenovo Laptop Using Lightshot App:

Lightshot is a google chrome extension by using that you will be able to take high-quality screenshots. In order to take the screenshot, you just need to download the Lightshot extension from the chrome web store.

The following steps will show you how to take a screenshot by using Lightshot.

1. You must have downloaded and installed the lightshot.

2. Once you have downloaded the lightshot, all you need to do is click the lightshot icon found on the taskbar of google chrome. Choose the area in which you want to take a screenshot and save it

3. Take Screen Shots Using Step Recorder:

This method allows you to take screenshots in bulk. This tool would be very useful if you want to take screenshots while recording a video. There is no need to download this software from anywhere since it is built into Windows. In order to take the screenshots, you have to follow the following steps.

  1. Click on the Start button, and type step recorder in the windows search bar.
  1. When you click on the Record button, the recording will begin. Every time you click the mouse or press a key on the keyboard, Windows will automatically take a screenshot. 
  2. When you are finished recording, click Stop Recording. Steps Recorder generates a report with screenshots and a description of your steps. 
  1. Now you can save the recording as a ZIP file by clicking the Save button.

4. Take a Screenshot using “windows” + “Printscr” keys:

Lenovo laptop has the ability to capture screenshots by just pressing the PrtSc key on the keyboard. following are the step that you have to follow in order to take screenshots on a Lenovo laptop

  1. Press the “Windows” + “prtscr” keys together

2. Open any photo editing software like paint or adobe photoshop and press “cntrl+v” to paste the captured screenshot.

3. Press Ctrl+V to paste the screenshot into the software. Your screenshot is ready now to save on your computer

If you use this method, you’ll be able to capture high-quality images on your Lenovo laptop as well. It works with any Windows release and can also be used on old laptops.

5. How To Take A Screenshot On Lenovo Yoga:

In Lenovo Yoga, you can take a screenshot by pressing and holding the ON/OFF and Volume Down buttons at the same time. You can find the screenshot in your Gallery or My Files after a few seconds of the screen flashing.

There is no built-in image editor in the tablet version, so you can only capture the full screen of your tablet without grasping the whole screen.


Using these simple methods, you can take a screenshot on a Lenovo laptop. It is quite easy to use both the Lightshot (screenshot) extension and the Snipping Tool method, but I personally prefer the sniping tool.

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