The Print Screen key on your keyboard captures an image of your entire computer screen. Most keyboards have a dedicated Print Screen key, usually to the right.
However, many Logitech keyboard users often complain about the lack of a Print Screen key. While some Logitech keyboards provide a key for it, most do not.
This article will discuss how to on a Logitech keyboard, either via custom keys or a virtual keyboard.
What is the Print Screen key used for?
There may be times when you are using a computer and need to take a screenshot of something. It could be anything from an important email to an in-game screenshot.
While most manufacturers make keyboards with dedicated keys, Logitech keyboards often lack this feature. Most users of Logitech keyboards always complain about problems when taking screenshots.
How to screen print on a Logitech keyboard using custom keys
If your Logitech keyboard has a Print Screen key, you can take a screenshot by following the steps below.
1#Connect your Logitech keyboard to your computer or laptop. If it’s a wireless keyboard, make sure it’s connected via Bluetooth.
2#Press Windows + PrtScn on your keyboard. Some Logitech keyboards have a Start key instead of a Windows key.
3#Open any image editor like MS Paint and paste the screenshot by pressing Ctrl + V.
4#Click to save.
Now the program will save your screenshot in the default location. You can also save it somewhere else by clicking “Save As”. This also allows you to choose a new filename for the snapshot.
How to screen print on a Logitech keyboard using a virtual keyboard
If you bought a Logitech keyboard without a key, don’t panic. This does not mean that you cannot take screenshots using the keyboard.
In this case, you need to rely on the on-screen keyboard. Not many people know that Windows 10 allows you to enable the On-Screen Numeric Keypad and you can do that by following the steps mentioned below.
1# Press the Windows or Start key on your Logitech keyboard.
2# Type “on-screen keyboard,” then open the tool in the search bar.
3# Press the PrtScn key on the numeric keypad.
4# Open MS Paint.
5# Press Ctrl + V on your keyboard and you will see a screenshot.
Some Logitech keyboards come with a dedicated PrtScn key, which makes screen capture easier. However, others do not have this key and you need to rely on the on-screen keyboard.
Some third-party programs allow you to quickly take screenshots without using the keys because they have hotkeys. But you should be fine with using the virtual keyboard in most cases.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do all Logitech keyboards have a Print Screen key?
No, only some Logitech keyboards have a dedicated Print Screen key.
What is the camera key on my Logitech keyboard?
The key with the camera symbol replaces the print screen key and performs the same function.