How to Make Keyboard Shortcuts for Snipping Tool in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 does not set any shortcut keys for the Snipping Tool, so a few steps to launch the Snipping Tool. Which may not be always easy if you would like to use the Snipping Tool frequently. Fortunately, you’ll create a shortcut key to Snipping Tool with ease, if you would like. The steps are as follows.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Snipping Tool in Windows 10

How to keyboard shortcut to Snipping Tool in Windows 10

  • Step 1: Click Start -> All apps -> Windows Accessories then navigate to Snipping Tool. Right-click on the Snipping Tool then select Open file location from the context menu.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Snipping Tool in Windows 10

  • Step 2: you’ll go on to the “Snipping Tool” shortcut within the File Explorer. Right-click on the Snipping Tool shortcut, and choose “Properties” from the context menu.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Snipping Tool in Windows 10

  • Step 3: After the “Snipping Equipment Properties” dialog will open, now assign the shortcut key to the Snipping Tool.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Snipping Tool in Windows 10

Keyboard Shortcut to Snipping Tool

  1. Select the “Shortcut” tab.
  2. Click within the field next to “Shortcut key”, then press one key on your keyboards, like a letter key, a numerical key, or a function key (F1, F2, etc.). If you press a letter key, Windows will automatically add Ctrl + Alt because of the prefix of the keyboard shortcut. So, if you press the S key, Windows will use Ctrl + Al + S because of the keyboard shortcut to Snipping Tool. If you press a numerical key, the numerical key is going to be wont to the shortcut key to open Snipping Tool. Note that your assigned shortcut key won’t get within the way of another program.
  3. After you finish setting the keyboard shortcuts to the Snipping Tool, click Apply followed by OK.

That’s it. From now on, you’ll quickly open the Snipping Tool by pressing the shortcut key

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