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How to Screen Record on Chromebook

Last Updated on January 2, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to record video and sound on your Chromebook? Here’s how to screen record on Chromebook. If you’re Chromebook running version Chrome OS 89 or above, you can record a screen using a built-in screen recorder. Chromebook screen recorder settings include audio input on/off, use a microphone, turn the front camera on/off, change download recording location, etc. Also, take a screenshot on Chromebook using the same toolbar you use to record the Chromebook’s screen.

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How to Screen Record on a Chromebook

How to Screen Record on Chromebook

Step 1: Click on Shelf at the bottom right corner to access the quick settings panel.

Step 2: Now, expand the menu and tap the Screen capture.

Here, you can see a toolbar with a camera and video icons. Camera icon for taking a screenshot on Chromebook or video icon to record a screen

Step 3: Tap the Video icon

Three options are available here.

Full Screen: It will automatically record the screen when you touch anywhere on your Chromebook’s screen. 

Partial Screen: Select the screen area you want to record and tap the Record button on the screen.

Window Screen: Select the area to record the screen. Select the specific Windows to capture the screen video.

You can see the countdown for 3 seconds on the screen before starting a screen recording on Chromebook.

Step 4: Tap Red Button on the taskbar to stop screen recording on Chromebook. 

You can see a screen recording taken message at the notification panel at the top of the screen. 

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How to Find or Access Screen Recording on Chromebook

You can find your recordings in the download folder. This recording saves in WEMB format.

Step 1: Go to File.

Step 2: Tap on Downloads.

Now, find your screen recording and double-click to play. You can share your screen recording, save your Google drive, or keep it on your Chromebook. 

How to Screen Record on Chromebook with Audio

Make sure to turn on your device’s microphone to record video with sound on Chromebook. Tap on the Settings gear icon on the recording screen > Turn on Microphone to record the screen with Chromebook audio.


Can you Screen Record on a Chromebook without third-party Apps?

Yes, if your Chrome OS is updated with the latest version, you can record a screen without using third-party applications.

How do I Screenshot on Chromebook?

To take a screenshot on Chromebook, press shift+Ctlr+ Show windows icon or press the Screenshot key if your Chromebook has one. 

And that’s all. Easy to record a screen on Chromebook. You can use the same toolbar to take a screenshot on Chromebook.

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