Screenshot on Skype - Your 5 Ways to Take Snapshots of Skype Calls on Multiplatform

Jenefey Aaron Jenefey Aaron
Dec 30, 2021 (Updated: Nov 24, 2022)Filed to: Screenshot

There is no popping-up Skype screenshot notification. So you can take a screenshot on Skype with third-party and default snapshot tools. For people who want to screenshot and screen record Skype video calls flexibly, AnyRec Screen Recorder is a good choice. Click the Free Download button below and start your free trial.

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Screenshot On Skype

Skype has swiftly become the most popular platform for making long-distance calls and video chats on computers. When you are having a video chat session on Skype with your loved ones or friends, you might want to take a screenshot on Skype to save or share your moments together on the screen. However, there is no default Skype screenshot feature. If you want to screenshot on Skype across different devices, you can do as the following steps show.

3 Ways to Take Screenshots on Skype on Windows/Mac

1. Take a High-Quality Screenshot and Add Annotation with AnyRec Screen Recorder

It is AnyRec Screen Recorder that can help you capture any moment in a JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, or GIF image in high quality. You can take a snapshot on your Skype video call via a "Screenshot" button or custom hotkeys. Meanwhile, you can add text, line, arrow, and other shapes in different size and color on your captured image.

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Capture screenshots on Skype with the original quality.

Take a Skype screenshot in full screen, or a specific area.

Add text, lines, arrows, and other drawing tools to your screenshots.

Set custom hotkeys to capture Skype images and record Skype calls.

Save or share your Skype screenshots and vide/audio recording freely.

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Step 1.First of all, download the AnyRec Screen Recorder on your Windows/Mac. Then, go to the Skype application where you wish to take a screenshot. After that, open the screenshot tool and click the "Snapshot" button.

Select Screen Capture

Step 2.After that, your mouse moves as the cursor. Simply move your mouse to the window and left-click it to confirm the screenshot. It also allows you to grab a rectangle screen by clicking and dragging with your left mouse. Here you can capture Skype images in full screen or selected region.

Take A Skype Screenshot

Step 3.Click the "Edit" button to annotate on Skype with tools like a callout, a watermark, a line, and more. You can also change the colors and fonts. Once you are done, you can now click the "Save" button to save your Skype screenshot. Or you can click the "Recording History" button or share or quickly locate your Skype snapshot.

Edit And Save Skype Screenshots
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2. Take A Screenshot in Skype with Windows Snipping Tool

If you just want to capture the current picture on Skype, you can use the Windows default screenshot app. It is Snipping Tool (or Snip & Sketch) that can screenshot on Skype on all Windows computers for free.

Step 1.Open the Windows "Start" menu, Search for "Snipping Tool" to find and open it. Click the down-arrow button next to "Mode". Choose the screenshot mode with Free-form Snip;, Rectangular Snip, Window Snip, and Full-screen Snip.

Step 2.The captured Skype snapshot will be copied to clipboard automatically. Go to the "Screenshots" folder to find your Snapshot screenshot in PNG format.

Screenshot on Windows with Snipping Tool

3. Screenshot a Skype Conversation with Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

As for all Mac users, you can take a screenshot of Skype on Mac with default shortcuts. All your Mac screenshots are saved on desktop with .png file extension automatically. Later, you can use Preview to check, crop, and resize this picture quickly. In short, you can crop a Mac screenshot of Skype with the following shortcuts.

Shift + Command + 3: take a screenshot on Skype in full screen on Mac.

Shift + Command + 4: screenshot Skype with the selected portion

Shift + Command + 5: activate the Mac screenshot app to get more screenshot features

3 Ways to Screenshot Skype on Android/iPhone

As for Android and Apple users, you don't have to worry. This article also provides the step-by-step procedures on how to take screenshots on Skype using your mobile devices. Just sit back and relax. Please refer to the short and detailed steps indicated below.

1. Default Assistive Touch for iPhone to Take Screenshots on Skype

iPhone devices have this built-in Assistive touch feature that enables you to take screenshots on Skype. Please follow the given steps below to effectively snap your screen on your iPhone.

Step 1.First and foremost, if your device's built-in assistive touch is not enabled, turn it on immediately. Go to the Settings menu. Tap the "General" button. On the "Physical and Motor" section, tap the "Touch" button. Then, tap the "AssistiveTouch" button and turn it on. Make sure that it turns green.

Enable iPhone Assistive Touch

Step 2.Once done, open your Skype application. Then, tap the "AssistiveTouch" button. Later, tap the "Screenshot" button. Then, your taken Skype screenshots will automatically be saved in your Photos app.

Take Screenshot On Skype

2. Use Screenshot App to Capture Skype Snapshots on iPhone, iPad, and Android

Since we now live in a technologically advanced society, every mobile phone is equipped with a screenshot feature that can be accessed by simultaneously pressing the "Volume Down" and "Power" buttons. However, some users find it inconvenient because of the limited features it offers. Furthermore, you can use the given Skype screenshot app for iOS and Android below.

Screen Master allows you to take Skype screenshots by shaking your device or tapping/enabling the floating button on the screen. Screen Master also provides in-scroll screen capture to store the entire webpage, add text, pixelate photos, and more. Kindly follow the given steps below.

Step 1.Install the screenshot app then launch it on your phone.

Step 2.Open the Skype app and start a video call as usual.

Step 3.Screen Master will appear on your screen as a symbol. Simply tap the symbol to get a Skype snapshot.

Screen Master Take Screenshot On Skype

FAQs about Taking Screenshots on Skype


There you have it! You have successfully completed 5 easy ways to screenshot on Skype on Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android. Again, if you want a fast and easy way to take screenshots, we recommend you to free download AnyRec Screen Recorder now on your computer. If you still have questions in mind, please do not hesitate to send us your message. We promise to get back to you as soon as possible.

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