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How to Enable or Disable Auto Save Screenshots to OneDrive

This guide describes how to enable or disable auto save screenshots to OneDrive for all users in Windows 10. If you capture a screenshot by pressing PrtScn, Alt+PrtScn, or Ctrl+PrtScn, you might be asked if you want to automatically save your screenshots to OneDrive( see in picture). To stop this window prompting every time you printscreen, you can turn on Auto Save screenshots to OneDrive feature.

Save screenshot to OneDrive

To Enable Auto Save Screenshots to OneDrive, here's how:

Step 1: Right-click on OneDrive icon on taskbar notification area, and then click Settings.

Open OneDrive Settings

Step 2: Select Auto Save tab, check Automatically save screenshots I capture to OneDrive box.

Auto save screenshots to OneDrive

With this setting, screenshots you capture will be saved to the "OneDrive/Pictures/Screenshots" folder on your PC and automatically uploaded to your online storage. You can get to the folder in File Explorer by opening OneDrive in the left folder pane.

Screenshots in OneDrive

If you no longer want to automatically save screenshots to OneDrive, you can turn off this setting.

Step 1: Right-click the OneDrive icon in the notification area on the taskbar, and then click Settings.

Step 2: Click the Auto save tab, then clear the Automatically save screenshots I capture to OneDrive box.

Turn off auto save screenshots to OneDrive