How To Record Screen On Dell Laptop

Purchased a Dell laptop and wish to learn the art of screen recording? You have come to the right place. Here we will discuss some of the best ways to record screen on your Dell laptop.

By mastering the skill of screen recording, you can create compelling tutorials, document important processes, and even capture notable gaming moments.

Method No. 1 – Use A Screen Recording Tool

If your screen recording needs involve capturing intricate processes, tutorials, or gaming moments, opt for a feature-rich utility like Advanced Screen Recorder. It offers a comprehensive set of tools to enhance your recording experience.

Here’s what you can do with Advanced Screen Recorder:

  • Record any region of the screen in high-definition.
  • Overlay webcam.
  • Record audio files in addition to recording the screen.
  • Choose your preferred system and microphone audio.
  • Annotate on your screen recording.
  • Schedule screen recording sessions.
  • Auto-stop and Auto-split.
  • Trim unwanted parts from your recordings.
  • Take screenshots while recording the screen.

Here is how you can record screen on a Dell laptop using Advanced Screen Recorder –

Step 1 – Download, run, and install Advanced Screen Recorder.


Step 2 – Select the region of your Dell laptop’s screen that you want to record. You can record the entire screen area by clicking on Full Screen, you can select a particular region using the Select Region option or you can capture a specific window with the help of Select Window.

Step 3 – Click on the Record button to initiate the screen recording process.

Step 4 – You will then be given the option to choose the System Sound, and Microphone (if you are using one). You can also adjust the volume of both these options as per your preference.

Step 5 – Additionally, if you wish to overlay your webcam, you can also click on the Webcam dropdown and select your Webcam.

Step 6 – Once you have chosen all these preferences, click on the Start Recording option.

Step 7 – To check and access your recorded screen, click on the dropdown as shown in the screenshot below.

To know more about Advanced Screen Recorder, its various features, pricing, and other aspects, you can check out this post.

Method No. 2 – Use the Snipping Tool

Did you know that you can record your screen using the screen recording feature in Snipping Tool and then further edit it using the built-in Clipchamp editor? If not, here is how you can record the screen on your Dell laptop –

Step 1 – Open the Snipping Tool on your Dell laptop.

Step 2 – Click on the Record button.

Step 3 – Click on the + New button.

Step 4 – Drag and select the area of your screen that you want to record.

Step 5 – If you want you can keep or mute the microphone and system audio.

Step 6 – Click on the Start button.

Method No. 3 – Record Screen On Dell Laptop Online

Don’t want to download screen recording software? No issues. All you need is an active internet connection and then you can choose from some of the best online screen recording utilities that let you record your screen online.

Let’s take an example of Screencastify which is one of the best online screen recording utilities. To record your screen on a Dell laptop using Screencastify, follow these steps –

Step 1 – Head to Screencastify Chrome extension.

Step 2 – Click on Add to Chrome next to the extension’s name and again click on Add extension to install the extension.

Step 3 – Click on the Extensions icon next to the address bar and click on the Screencastify extension.

Step 4 – You will need to sign in using your Google account. Click on Allow.

Step 5 – Again, click on the Extension button and then, click on Screencastify.

Step 6 – Select what you want to record – Browser Tab, Desktop, or Webcam Only.

Step 7 – If you want, you can click on Setup Microphone Access or Setup Camera Access.

Step 8 – Click on the Record button.



We earnestly hope that these methods will make screen recording a breeze on your Dell laptop. Whether you choose the feature-rich Advanced Screen Recorder for comprehensive recording tools, explore the Snipping Tool and Clipchamp for editing prowess, or opt for online solutions like Screencastify, may your tutorials, webinars, and other screen recording pursuits shine.

Do let us know, which is your preferred method to record the screen on your Dell Laptop.

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