Microsoft’s browser efforts have come a long way from the days of Internet Explorer. With Windows 10, Microsoft has shipped the platform with a new browser called Edge, which they later revamped and rebuilt using Chromium. This means that in terms of webpage and browser extension compatibility, it is right up there with Chrome.
We imagine that some of you might have opted to switch to Edge over from Chrome, and if you have and want to learn some tips and tricks such as how to take a full page screenshot in Edge, then you’ve come to the right place.
Unlike Chrome which forces users to use developer tools to take full page screenshots, Microsoft’s approach is actually a lot simpler and straightforward, so if this is something you’re interested in, read on to find out how.
Take Full Page Screenshots In Edge
- Launch the Edge browser
- Go to the website you want to take a full page screenshot of
- Press CTRL + Shift + S and click Capture Full Page
- You will now be brought to an editing window where you can draw and make doodles or notes
- If you’re happy with the screenshot, click the Save button where it will be downloaded to your Downloads folder
By default your downloads folder should be C:\Users\<user name>\Downloads, but in case you can’t find where your screenshots have been saved, you can find out the location of your Downloads folder by going to Edge’s Settings, click on Downloads at the left side navigation bar, and under Location you should see the destination folder.
In our use of both Chrome and Edge’s full page screenshots, we found that Microsoft’s implementation of the full page screen capture tool to be a lot easier to use and was less glitchy compared to Chrome. Given that Chrome hides the feature behind developer tools suggests that it was never really meant to be a mainstream feature to begin with.