Stop OneDrive from taking over the Print Screen key on Windows 10

Stop OneDrive from taking over the Print Screen key on Windows 10

Does your screen printing key not work? Maybe OneDrive or another program has taken care of it. If you can not set a keyboard shortcut and see a message, The keyboard shortcut is used by another program. Do you want to replace the existing keyboard shortcut allocation?, so this post may be able to help you. Maybe did you leave PrtSc or Print Screen to take screenshots, or maybe have you assigned it to another screen capture software such as SnagIt? make.

If you have configured the "Print screen" print key for some screen capture tools such as SnagIt, OneDrive can hack it. As such, you may see an error message stating that the capture keyboard shortcut is used by another program.

To avoid such a case, you can follow one of the methods described below.

You will need to replace the keyboard shortcut allocation for OneDrive. Let's see how to proceed with this:

  1. Manually enable keyboard shortcut assignments
  2. Disable the option "Automatically save screenshots that I capture to OneDrive".

Prevent OneDrive from returning to the Print Screen key

1) Manually activate keyboard shortcuts

If you use SnagIt as your default capture capture capture tool, open its capture window, go toFile»And select«Capture preferences'Option.

In the & #39;SnagIt Capture PreferencesThe window opens, go to the tab 'Hot Keys', right next to theCapture'Tab.

There, scroll down to 'Stop video captureSection "and search for"Allow Snagit to replace other shortcut key assignments'Option.

When we see it, just check the corresponding box and click on the buttonD & #39; agreement& #39; button.

All you have to do is assign the desired keyboard shortcut to a global capture preset or keyboard shortcut and exit the program.

2) Uncheck Automatically save screenshots that I capture in OneDrive

See if the OneDrive (cloud) icon is visible in the taskbar.

If yes, click on the icon and choose 'More & #39; option (visible as three horizontal points). Otherwise, through the startup search, open OneDrive settings.

When the new window opens, go to the 'Backup' tab and, under the 'Screenshots' section, check the box next to & #39;Automatically save screenshots that I capture on OneDrive'Option.

Hit theD & #39; agreementButton when finished.

Now repeat the same steps – at the end, uncheck the box "Automatically save screenshots that I capture on OneDrive'Option.

Click the OK button.

Once you are done with the above mentioned steps, complete them, open the settings of your favorite screen capture tool (SnagIt, in this case) and configure the shortcut with the help of 'Print screen' button.

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