Take a Screenshot - How To

Screenshots are "photographs" of your computer or smartdevice screen. They're fantastic for capturing messages and on-screen elements you have questions about. Because they capture the precise error message and context, it's far easier for me to answer questions and troubleshoot errors.

Take a Screenshot on Your Mac, of the Whole Screen:

  1. Press: [Command] + [Shift] + [3] 
  2. The Screenshot is placed on your Desktop

Take a Screenshot on Your Mac, a Portion of the Screen:

  1. Press: [Command] + [Shift] + [4]  (notice that the mouse cursor changes to a crosshair)
  2. Drag your mouse around the area to be captured
  3. Release the mouse button
  4. The Screenshot is placed on your Desktop

Take a Screenshot on Your Mac, a specific Window:

  1. Press: [Command] + [Shift] + [4]  (notice that the mouse cursor changes to a crosshair)
  2. Press: [Spacebar] (notice that the mouse cursor changes to a camera icon)
  3. Click your mouse on the window to be captured
  4. The Screenshot is placed on your Desktop
Source: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201361

Take a Screenshot on Your iPhone/iPad:

  1. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top or side of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch,
  2. (while maintaining that hold,) Press and release the Home button
  3. The Screenshot is placed in your Photos App
Source: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT200289