How to take screenshots in Chrome OS

Screenshots can be taken natively on Chrome OS. We'll show you how to take the screenshot, find it, and move it to another computer.

Chrome OS screenshot send
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

You'll be prompted to select an album to upload the screenshot to and what visibility setting you prefer. Once you've chosen your preferences, click the Upload button.

Chrome OS screenshot upload
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

Once your screenshot has been uploaded to Picasa, log in to Picasa from another computer. Select the screenshot from the album you uploaded it to then select the "Download" link to download it locally.

Chrome OS screenshot download
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

Now you can take Chromebook screenshots to your heart's content.

About the author

Ed Rhee, a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an IT veteran turned stay-at-home-dad of two girls. He focuses on Android devices and applications while maintaining a review blog at techdadreview.com.

 

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