change screenshot save location on macbook

How to Change Screenshot Save Location on MacBook

You can easily take screenshot on your mac by pressing shift + command + 3 and screenshot will be saved. When you take a screenshot on your mac, the default location will be on your desktop but you can change the screenshot location on your MacBook by changing settings in option menu in screenshot app, Foldersync app and other options and save a new location for screenshot on mac with macOS Mojave or macBig Sur or later.

Before moving in to the steps. Let’s see what are the short cut. We have for screen shot.

Screenshot saved location on Mac:

Take full screenshot on mac

Take partial screenshot of your screen

Particular page or particular option

Move previous screenshot

How to Change Screenshot save location on MacBook:

  1. Press command + Shift + 5 on your macbook keyboard
  2. Select options.
  3. Select the folder and choose different location to save screenshot on mac.

That’s it this is how you change screenshot save location on MacBook.

Step 1 : To take full screenshot on mac :

  1. Press and hold Shift+Command +3, to take the full screen of the Mac.

Step 2 : To take a partial of your screen:

  1. To take partial of your screen, Just press Shift+Command+4, And we can see a crop icon. Just we should select this mountain option. And see what happen. So you can see just take the selection of what we need.

Step 3 : To take a particular page or particular option:

So now you want to take a particular page or a particular option.

             You can use Shift+Command+4+Space bar So you can see the camera icon. We should keep this on the menu bar. So what happen is it will give you the screenshot of the menu bar. And that’s it.

How to change screenshot save location :

  1. Press and hold the Shift+Command+5.
  2. Now we could see option here.
  3. So you just tap on options. And select other location.
  4. So, now you can change the location Clicking on here.
  5. We need to save my folder in Documents.
  6. Then create a new folder, and name it as Screenshots.
  7. Then again tap on Create, tap on choose  And select Capture.
  8. This Screen shot will be saved in that particular folder that we have created now.
  9. So we should go back to that folder and checking whether it has done.

How to Move the Previous Screenshot

 Here they are few more additional tips to move the previous screenshot that is saved on desktop to the folder that we have created now. So, it is a very simple thing.

  1. Open Terminal.
  2. Then type in my space and select the screenshots on whole, and drag that and paste on terminal.
  3. It will create the part of that file, And leave the space.
  4. Then again what we have to do is, We have to go back to the folder location.
  5. Then we need to just dragging the folder, and then we need to move this files.
  6. Just tap on Enter. So this screenshot will be moved to the folder. That we have created now.
  7. You can see all the files have been from desktop to the folder, that we have created  now.
How to Change Screenshot Save Location on MacBook

Press command + Shift + 5 and select options and change location from options menu.

Screenshot shortcut key on Mac

press command + shift + 3 to take screenshot on your MacBook