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How to Screen Record on Chromebook?

You can use any screen recording extensions like Screencastify – Screen Video Recorder or Nimbus Screenshot & Screen Video Recorder on your Chromebook laptop for recordings.
To know how to screen record on Chromebook using Screencastify – Screen Video Recorder, refer to the step-by-step instructions given on this page.

Screen Record On Chromebook


Step 1

  1. Open the Google Chrome web browser on your Chromebook laptop.

Step 2

  1. Navigate to the More or three-dot icon and click it.
  2. Choose the More tools option followed by the Extensions option.

Step 3

  1. Tap the Menu or hamburger icon at the top-left corner of the Google Chrome web browser.
  2. Click the Open Chrome Step 4 Web Store option in the left panel.

Step 4

  1. Type Screencastify in the Search the store field and press the Enter key.
  2. Now, you will see the search results on the screen.
  3. Click the Add to Chrome button next to the ‘Screencastify – Screen Video Recorder’ extension.
  4. Select the Add extension option in the dialog box.

Step 5

  1. Click the Screencastify icon at the upper-right end of the Google Chrome web browser.

Step 6

  1. Click the Sign in with Google button.
  2. Select the checkbox next to the options that appear on the screen and click Next.
  3. If a dialog box prompts, select the Allow option.
  4. Now, you will see the ‘You’re ready to start recording with Screencastify’ message on the screen.

Step 7

  1. Click the Screencastify icon again and select the Record option.
  2. A pop-up window will open. Select Your Entire Screen or Application Window and then click the Share button.
  3. Once you are done with recording the screen, click the Pause icon followed by the Stop icon.

Step 8

  1. Give a name for your video in the appropriate field.
  2. To trim the recorded video, click the scissors icon or Open in Editor option.
  3. Exit the video editing window.
  4. The Screencastify recorder will process the video and save it in Google Drive.
  5. You can also move the Screencastify subfolder to a different folder.
  6. Now we have seen how to screen record on Chromebook.