Top 3 Ways to Take A Facebook Screenshot (Solved)

Laura Goodwin Jan 14, 2022 Screenshot

While the daily usage of Facebook, you may often have the need to take a screenshot. In fact, Facebook offers several ways to share links to all these items. But you should know that, a Facebook screenshot can directly show more specific notable points in time. So do you know how to make Facebook screenshot?

How to Screenshot on Facebook

Facebook does not provide a straight-forward way to take a screenshot on its conversion, story or image. If you are using the Facebook app on your iPhone or Android phone, you can easily take a Facebook screenshot with the phone screen capturing feature. What if you are used to use Facebook on computer? How to take a screenshot on Facebook then? Here in this post, we will share 3 simple ways to help you take Facebook screenshots on computer and portable iOS/Android devices.


Part 1. How to Make Facebook Screenshot on Windows/Mac

At the first part, we like to tell 2 methods to take a Facebook screenshot on your computer, with PrtSc and professional screen capture. You can pick either one to screenshot your Facebook.

Method One - Screenshot in Facebook with PrtScn

PrtScn (Print Screen) provides you with an easy way to take a screenshot of your computer screen. You can see it on your keyboard as PrtScn, PrntScrn, Print Scr, or something similar. Press on it and you can take a full screen capture on your computer.

When you get the Facebook conversion, image, story or other data that you want to screenshot, you can simply press the PrtScn key on the keyboard. After that, you need to open Print software, Adobe PhotoShop or other clipboard tools for copying the screenshot. You can paste it and then save the Facebook screenshot as a PNG or JPG file with ease.

Method Two - Take a Facebook Screenshot with Screen Recorder

To screenshot Facebook on computer, you can also rely on professional screenshot software, Screen Recorder. It has the capability to capture anything displayed on your computer screen with high quality. You can take a Facebook screenshot with full screen or custom region based on your need.

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  • Take a screenshot on Facebook conversation/story with high image quality.
  • Screenshot in Facebook with full screen, active window or customized area.
  • Screenshot Facebook and save it in any popular image format like JPG, PNG, and more.
  • Powerful editing features to edit Facebook screenshot and add various elements to it.
  • Record Facebook video/audio chats, online videos, 2D/3D gameplay, webcam, and music.
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Step 1. Click the download button above to install and run this Facebook screenshot software on your computer. It allows you to take a Facebook screenshot on Windows 10/8/7 PC and Mac. Ensure you download the right version. This Facebook screenshot feature is total free. Then choose the Screen Capture feature.

Select Screen Capture

Step 2. After choosing the Screen Capture feature, you will see a pop-up window appears to guide you make a Facebook screenshot. You can freely capture a rectangular screen by dragging your mouse. During this step, you can easily take a full screen or custom window image capturing.

Take a Screenshot

Step 3. As it mentioned above, this Facebook screenshot software also carries some editing features. So after the screenshot, you can edit it according to your need.

Edit Screenshot

Step 4. When you are satisfied with the Facebook screenshot, you can click Save button on the bottom right corner of the screenshot window to save it in a popular image format like JPG/JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, or TIFF. Besides the Facebook screenshot, it also allows you to record a Zoom meeting with high quality.

Part 2. How to Take A Facebook Screenshot on iPhone/Android

Thing will be much easier if you want to take a Facebook screenshot on your Portable iOS/Android device. The following part will show you how to screenshot Facebook on iPhone and Android phone.

Take a Facebook screenshot on iPhone/iPad

You can take the regular way to take a Facebook screenshot on your iPhone or iPad. Just press the Home and Power button at the same time to take the screenshot. If you are using a new iOS model like iPhone 11 Pro Max and iPhone X, here you can press the Power and Volume Up button to screenshot Facebook.

On an iPad, you need to press the Sleep/Wake button and Volume Up. The Facebook screenshot will be saved in your Photo app.

Take a Facebook screenshot on Android phone

Taking a Facebook screenshot on Android device is also quite simple. When you find the Facebook conversation or message that you want to capture, just press the Power and Volume Down button at the same time to capture the screen as an image file. Then you can go to the Gallery to access the Facebook screenshot. It will be saved in DCIM/Screenshots folder.

Part 3. FAQs of Taking Facebook Screenshots

Question 1. Will people get notifications if I screenshot their Facebook photos?

No. Facebook Messenger does not send alerts when you take a screenshot on other users’ photos. Unlike Snapchat, here only you can a notification prompting that you have taken a screenshot.

Question 2. Can you screenshot a Facebook Dating?

You are not allowed to take screenshots on Facebook Dating. Even you still can screenshot all the information through the methods above. The Facebook Dating will ask if you're cool with matching with friends of friends.

Question 3. Are photos on Facebook public domain?

No. Facebook pictures are not public domain. Even they are accessible on public display, does not mean they are public domain.

Question 4. How do I download my Facebook history?

When you want to download your Facebook history, you need to go to the official site of Facebook on your computer. Then select Settings and click Download a copy of your Facebook data option. Then you need to click Download Archie to confirm the operation. After that, you should click Download Archive again to download your Facebook history on your computer as a zip file.


After reading this post, you can get 3 methods to take a screenshot on Facebook, either on computer or iPhone/Android. Leave us a message if you still have any doubt about the Facebook screenshot.

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