Screenshots are really useful when we want to quickly save something on our smartphones, which we see online. Most of the smartphones these days come with this feature and there are also gestures shortcuts to taking screenshots. Now, to integrate this feature into the Chrome browser for Android, Google has introduced a new tool. Here, I want to explain how you can take a web page screen in Google Chrome on Android, and how you can edit and crop it.
Take Web Page Screenshots in Chrome on Android
The Google Chrome 91 update for Android will bring this new tool which will be hidden in the sharing menu. This will not be available if you are an older version and if you cannot see an update, you can try it in the Beta version. Here’s how to use this feature!
Steps to take screenshots in Chrome
1. Open u “Share” menu in Chrome either by tapping and holding anywhere on the screen or in the address bar and then tapping on the share icon.
2. On the popup menu, you can see two files now. In the first row, you will see social media apps and messengers on your phone to share the web page. While in the second row, there is a new one “Screenshot” option before the Copy link.
3. When you tap this option, a screenshot will be taken of that page. And, at the bottom, you’ll see three options now- ‘Crop’, ‘Text’, and ‘Draw’.
4. If you want to edit your screenshot then tap on any of these options, otherwise tap on “Next” in the right right corner.
5. Here you will see again options again- ‘Share screenshot’, ‘Save only on device’ and ‘Delete’.
Click on any option according to your needs. If you want to edit it, follow the steps below.
Crop and Edit Screenshot
When you have finished taking the screenshot, you will see three options- Cut, Text & Draw.
i) If you want to crop the screenshot, tap the first option and crop the image according to your needs. But you can’t block an aspect ratio set by now.
ii) If you want to add some text, tap the second option and then choose the color, size of the pencil and start typing in the box.
iii) Finally, you can also freely draw and mark on the screenshot by tapping the third option.
Once you have finished editing the screenshot, you can save or share it by tapping Next and then selecting the respective option.
So, it was about taking and editing web page screenshots in Chrome on Android. For more tips and tricks, stay tuned!
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