Taking screenshots on Google Chrome by default is not enabled on both Mac and Windows desktops, however, if you want to activate this function, then follow the guidelines below.
In version 98, Google successfully introduced the screenshot tool in Chrome for both Mac and Windows desktops. Although, this tool is made available through the flags feature. Don’t panic if you do not know how to enable this feature yet.
So without any further ado, let’s get started.
Enable Google Chrome’s Built-in Screenshot Tool.
Disclaimer: the information on this page is not guaranteed to work for every Chrome user. Enable flags in Chrome at your own risk.
Launch your Chrome browser on your computer, type chrome://flags in the address bar and enter.
In the flags page, locate the search bar (usually at the top of the page) and search for “screenshot”. Switch and enable “desktop screenshots” and “desktop screenshots edit mode”
After enabling the screenshot feature in flags, your changes will not take immediate effect. You will have to “relaunch” your browser to apply changes.
How to use Google Chrome’s Built-in Screenshot Tool.
In order to use the screenshot and edit feature, click the share icon in the address bar by the right then select “Screenshot”.
Select any part of the webpage you wish to screenshot and Chrome will automatically copy it to your clipboard. You can proceed to download by clicking on the “Download” button or “edit” the image.
That’s it on how to enable Google Chrome screenshot. Don’t forget that you can edit more in the screenshot edit feature. Try everything out and let me know if it works for you in the comments.
See you in the next tutorial.
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