How to Take Scrolling Screenshot in Windows 11 [Updated]

Windows offers users a screenshot-taking function, but it only screenshots the current screen. Then, how to take scrolling screenshots in Windows 11 for the full page? This article will give you some methods to do so successfully. Let's dive in!

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Apr 19, 2024

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🟣The Snipping Tool doesn't support scrolling screenshots. However, Windows Insider users can use its screen recording feature to capture the full page of a webpage as a video.

🟣If you want to capture in a browser, use Chrome or Firefox to take a long screenshot.

🟣To screen record with more functions, use a comprehensive screen recorder for Windows.

Sometimes, you want to take a full screenshot of a long article or webpage. However, the basic screenshot feature on Windows can only take a screenshot of the current screen. In this case, scrolling screenshots can help. Then, how to take scrolling screenshots in Windows 11? This article will show you the way.

Screenshot the Whole Screen with A Screen Recorder

EaseUS RecExperts is an easy-to-use screen recorder for Windows and Mac computers. It also takes screenshots on your screen. You may choose to screenshot the full screen, a window, or even a customized area. Not only Windows 11, it can also take a screenshot on Windows 10 PCs. You can also annotate and edit a screenshot after taking it. What are you waiting for? Download it from the button below!

Check how to take a screenshot of the whole Windows 11 screen:

Step 1. Download and launch this program on your computer. You will see all features it offers, including Webcam recording, Audio recording, Region capturing, and other options like Settings and Full Screen recording.

EaseUS RecExperts main interface

Step 2. Click "Full Screen" or "Region" according to your need. The screen will go dim, and drag your cursor covering what you want to capture.

Select area to take screenshots

Step 3. Now press F11 or click the "Screenshot" icon to take screenshots.

Take screenshots

Step 4. The screenshots will be saved in the "Recordings" > "Pictures", where you can rename the screenshot with ease.

Preview screenshots

📹Here is a video tutorial on taking screenshots on Windows 11 with PicPick:

How to Take Scrolling Screenshots on Windows 11 in Chrome

Many browsers like Firefox and Chrome offer a scrolling screenshot feature to capture the full page of the screen. And the best thing about taking screenshots with a browser is that you don't need to download anything. As everything happens on the Chrome browser, Windows, Mac, and even Chromebook users can all try this method. Now, let's see how to take a screen capture in Chrome.

Take Scrolling Screenshots on Windows 11 in Chrome

Steps to take scrolling screenshots in Chrome:

Step 1. Go to the Chrome webpage you want to capture and press the Ctrl + Shift + I keys on your keyboard to open the Inspect panel.

Step 2. Press the Ctrl + Shift + P keys to open the Command menu.

Step 3. Type Screenshot in the Command box and click Capture full-size Screenshot. After that, name and save the long screenshot taken.

Take a Scrolling Screenshot in Windows 11 Using Snipping Tool

Unfortunately, the Snipping Tool on your Windows computer doesn't support taking scrolling screenshots right now. If you want to capture the full page, you may use the new screen recording feature to capture it as a video. But it only works for Windows Insider users for now. If you are one of them, check how to take a screenshot on a laptop running Windows 11.

Capture the Whole Screen as a Video Using the Snipping Tool

How to capture the whole screen as a video using the Snipping Tool:

Step 1. Run the Snipping Tool app on your Windows 11 computer and click Video Record New. Select the whole screen as the capture area.

Step 2. Click Start to record the screen and audio, and click Stop Recording to finish.

Step 3. The video will be saved in MP4 format. You may convert it to image format with an online tool if you want.

Take Scrolling Screenshots in Windows 11 FAQs

1. How do I take a screenshot on Windows 11?

You can take a screenshot on Windows 11 with your keyboard shortcut. Simply select the window you want to screenshot and press ALT+Print Screen.

2. How do I take an adjustable screenshot in Windows 11?

The easiest way to do so is to press Windows+Shift+S. This will give you a choice to take a screenshot from a rectangular snip, a freehand selection, a window, or the full-screen capture. You can adjust the capture area freely.

3. Why can't I take a screenshot on Windows 11?

If you used the keyboard combination to take a screenshot on Windows 11 and failed, it may be caused by the F Mode or F Lock key on your keyboard. They can disable the PrintScreen key. The solution is to press the F Mode or F Lock keys again to enable the screenshot shortcut.

The Bottom Line

Above is all the information we want to give you about how to take a scrolling screenshot in Windows 11. If you want to screenshot the browser screen, use the built-in feature on your browser. If you want to take down the full page of other screens, try to record it as a video. EaseUS RecExperts is a nice choice to record your Windows or Mac screen. Download it now!

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