A normal screenshot is useful when you want to take screenshots a specific part of the screen, but what if you need to capture a full web page screenshot? Here, you will learn 2 different methods to capture a full web page screenshot in Chrome on Windows 10 computer.
Scrolling screenshot or full web page screenshot is a useful and a demanded feature for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS devices. Nor Windows 10 has a built-in scrolling screenshot feature neither macOS computers. However, scrolling screenshot or full web page screenshot feature is available on most Android devices like Samsung and Huawei but on iOS devices, it’s just limited to iOS 13 and later and that for the Safari browser only.
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How to Capture Full Web Page Screenshot on Google Chrome
So if Google Chrome is your preferred browser on Windows 10 computer then here you will learn 2 different methods to capture a whole web page screenshot on Chrome. So Without further ado, let’s dive in:
Method #1. How to Capture Full Page Screenshot in Chrome Using Developer Tools
Google Chrome has tucked away a hidden feature inside Developer Tools that allows you to take full-size screenshots of any web page. This feature captures a page as a whole without a third-party extension, similar to a scrolling screenshot.
Step 1. Browse a web page that you want to capture the whole page and make sure the web page is fully loaded.
Step 2. Click the menu dots icon on the top right-hand corner, select More tool, and click Developer tools. Or simply press Ctrl + Shift + I to open the Developer tools.
Step 3. Click on the Toggle device toolbar or press Ctrl + Shift + M.
Step 4. Now, click the dots menu and select Capture full size screenshot.
Step 5. Wait for a while and when the full web page screenshot is taken, click Save. The screenshot will be saved as A PNG image.
Step 6. To view the full page screenshot, click on the arrow button on the bottom left-hand corner of your Chrome browser and select Show in folder.
Step 7. This is how a full web page or scrolling screenshot looks in Google chrome. You can always use the Zoom button to zoom in or zoom out the screenshot.
You can also edit the screenshot like cropping, drawing, and applying filters.
Method #2. How to Capture a Whole Page Screenshot in Chrome Using Extension
However, if you don’t like the idea of using Developer Tools to take full-page screenshots in Google Chrome then you can use extensions as well. There are some extensions available on Chrome Web Store that lets you capture an entire page.
Step 1. Go to the Chrome web store.
Step 2. On the Search the Store Box, search for screen capture, and from the results click Add to Chrome next to Full Page Screen Capture.
Step 3. Click Add extension.
Step 4. Now, browse any website on Google Chrome and search for any web page that you want to capture a full screenshot.
Step 5. After installation, click on the Full Page Screen Capture button on the Chrome toolbar and it will start to take scrolling screenshot automatically on your Chrome browser.
Step 6. Now, the full web page screenshot is ready.
Step 7. To save the screenshot, click on the PDF icon on the top of the screen to save it as a PDF file and click the download icon to save it as a PNG.
This is how you can capture/take a full web page screenshot in Google Chrome on Windows 10 computers. Here, you have learned two different methods to capture a whole page in Chrome. If you don’t like to use extension then you can use the Developer Tools feature. However, if you think using Developer Tools is a bit headache then extensions can make your task easy.