Taking screenshots

Need to create an image capture of your computer's screen to show what it looks like? Learn how!


Using a Windows PC

  1. While viewing the screen you'd like to capture, press the "Print Screen" key on your keyboard.
  2. Open Microsoft Paint.
    • Click the Windows Start button | All Programs | AccessoriesPaint.
  3. Press the key combination Ctrl + V on your keyboard.
    Note: If an "image in the clipboard is larger than the bitmap" prompt appears, click Yes.
  4. Press the key combination Ctrl + S on your keyboard.
    -A "Save As" window appears
  5. Click Desktop set the save location.
  6. Click Save.
    1. A new file named "Untitled.png" will be created on your desktop.

Using a Mac

  1. While viewing the screen you'd like to capture, press the key combination Command + Shift + 3 on your keyboard.
    • A new file named "Untitled.png" will be created on your desktop.

If you are working with Yahoo7 Customer Care and need help attaching your screenshot to an email, see our help article about attaching files using Yahoo7 Mail.

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