The Best Guidelines to Take Screenshot on HP Quickly

Last updated on April 3, 2020 by JoKelly

HP is a popular technology company that produces devices like desktops, laptops, tablets, printers, and so on. Most of us may have an HP product, like a tablet or computer, in our homes or office. And sometimes, you may want to take screenshots when using a HP tablet or computer. Taking screenshots allows you capture what’s on display on your device screen, and we all have different reasons why we want to screenshot our device screen (for instance, you may want to save important info on a webpage, a funny conversation or exiting game moments). In this post, you will learn simple ways to screenshot HP tablet and computer screen.

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Take Screenshot on HP Laptop and Desktop

1. AceThinker Free Screen Grabber:

AceThinker Free Screen Grabber is one of the best tools you can use to to take screenshot on HP computer. You can use it to screenshot anything on display on your PC screen. You can capture a menu, a window, a particular region or the entire screen. Besides its screen-grabbing features, AceThinker offers instant annotation tools like highlight pen, arrow, text and so on. With this tool, you can blur areas in the screenshot you want to keep private. Another exciting feature about this app is that it offers its users cloud space to store images online for free, and it allows users share screenshots to social platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Google +. Follow the steps below to know how to use this app on your HP desktop or laptop.

Step1 Visit the AceThinker Free Screen Grabber

Visit the website of the app, and hit on the button that says “Launch Application.” You will have to run a java applet in other to load this app. Open/display what you want to screenshot.


Step2 Start taking screenshot

Launch the screenshot app, you will see a camera icon on the app’s interface, click on it. You can also activate the screenshot when you press the hotkey “PrtScn.” When the cursor of your mouse changes to a blue crosshair, click, hold and drag the mouse cursor to choose an area on your screen and let go of the mouse to confirm the screenshot.


Step3 Save the screenshot

Two toolbars will appear. You can annotate as you please. Click on the “save” icon to save your screenshot on your device; this icon is located on the horizontal toolbar. Also, you can copy the screenshot to the clipboard, send as an attachment via mail, share to social platforms or upload it to cloud.


2. Default Screenshot Method:

Computers produced by HP run Windows operating system, and you can easily take screenshot on HP desktop with Windows when you press the “win + Prtsc” or “PrtSc” or “Fn + PrtSC” keys. If you press the “PrtSc” button on Windows 7, your screenshot will be copied to clipboard immediately. And you can save the screenshot as a picture using Word or Paint. If you are using Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, screenshots on your laptop or desktop will be saved automatically in a screenshot folder in the picture library. Using this default screenshot method is easy and convenient; however, you cannot do any annotations.

Take Screenshot on HP tablet

1. Default Way to Screenshot HP Tablet:

HP tablets have two operating systems: Android and Windows. To screenshot HP tablet device screen, all you need to do is press the power button alongside the volume down button for two seconds at the same time. You will notice a flash on your device screen, which shows your screen has been captured. You will find the screenshot in your gallery app or picture folder.


2. More Effective Method to Screenshot HP Tablet:

In the event your power button is not working, or you want to edit your screenshots, you can use Apowersoft Screenshot. This free tool can be used on any android device. There are two ways to screenshot HP PC using this tool; it’s either you press the power button and volume down button at the same time or you tab on the overlay icon to screenshot (this option is only available on Android 5.0 and later versions). You can also use this application in capturing full scrolling webpages with its in-built browser. After taking screenshots, you can add texts, mosaics, lines or crop the image. To know more about this app and how to use it, click the button below.



You can use any of the methods listed above to screenshot your HP tablets and PCs. The default method is convenient if you desire a simple screenshot. But if you want to edit your screenshots, share with others, upload to cloud, and so on, you can use any of the third-party applications mentioned in this post.

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