Frequently Asked Question
Opening Snipping ToolWay 1: Open from Start Menu.
Get into Start Menu, select All apps, choose Windows Accessories and tap Snipping Tool.
Way 2: Open it by searching.
Type snip in the search box on taskbar, and click Snipping Tool in the result.
Way 3: Turn it on via Run.
Display Run using Windows+R, input snippingtool and hit OK.
Using Snipping Tool
- To choose the type of snip you want, select Mode (or, in older versions of Windows, the arrow next to New), and then choose Free-form, Rectangular,Window, or Full-screen Snip. When making free-form or rectangular snips, use your mouse to select the area that you want to capture.
- To take a new screenshot using the same mode you used last, select New.
- Use the Save and Copy buttons at the top of the snip to save or copy it to the clipboard.