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Article Number: 000144888


How to take a screenshot on a Dell Venue tablet with Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 installed

Summary: This article provides information on how to take a screenshot on a Dell Venue tablet with Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 installed.

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Table of Contents:

  1. What is a screenshot?
  2. How to take a screenshot in Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 on your Dell Venue tablet

What is a screenshot?

A screenshot captures the image on your tablet screen into a file that you can then save, print, or share. This is useful for troubleshooting certain issues on your tablet, as you can show others exactly what appears on the screen at the moment the issue occurs.

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How to take a screenshot in Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 on your Dell Venue tablet

Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 provide an easy way to take a screenshot on your Venue tablet following the steps below:

1. Press the Windows logo button SLN293807_en_US__1Windows logo button image + the volume down button. The screen will dim for a moment and you will hear an audible notification to indicate the screenshot was taken. Refer to the images below for the locations of the Windows logo and volume buttons on your Venue tablet:

SLN293807_en_US__2Venue 8 Pro image

SLN293807_en_US__3Venue 11 Pro image

2. Once captured, the file will be automatically saved in the Screenshots folder within the Pictures folder on your tablet:

SLN293807_en_US__4Venue screenshots folder

For further information working with screenshots in Windows 8.1/Windows RT 8.1 on your tablet, refer to the Take a screen capture articleSLN293807_en_US__5iC_External_Link_BD_v1 from Microsoft.

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Affected Product

Venue 5130 Pro (32Bit), Venue 5130 Pro (64Bit), Venue 7130 Pro/7139 Pro

Last Published Date

23 Apr 2021

Version

4

Article Type

Solution