Where are Screenshots Stored in Windows 10

Windows computers have long had the ability to capture screenshots. If you are the average user, this is a functionality that you are probably not going to be bothered with. However, for bloggers like me, screenshots tend to be lifesavers. They allow me to capture moments on my PC, in the form of pictures, that I can use on such things as featured images for my posts. Having said that, you are probably here because you wish to find out the answer to the question; “Where are screenshots stored in Windows 10?”

Where are screenshots saved in Windows 10?

In Windows 10, screenshots are saved in a folder named “Screenshots.” This folder can be found in the “Pictures,” folder. The Screenshots, folder is, therefore, a sub-folder in the Pictures folder.

Can I change the location of the Screenshots folder?

screenshots folder location
The screenshots folder can be moved anywhere

 Yes, you can change the location of the screenshots folder on your Windows 10 computer. As you can see in the above screenshot, I have moved the Screenshots folder to the desktop on my laptop. The good thing is that I do not need to change any settings on my computer to redirect my screenshots to the new location of the Screenshots folder on my computer. It doesn’t matter where the folder is located. Any new screenshot that I take will be store in this folder.

Anyway, that’s all about the location of Screenshots in Windows 10. Once you have located you picture, you can then use it in whatever way you wish. If you found this information useful, don’t hesitate to leave a comment in the section below. Also feel free to leave a word if you have suggestions about the articles that we write on this blog. Otherwise, have a good day! Before you go, check out my article on how to use the snipping tool in Windows 10.

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