How to Draw on Screenshots on an iPad

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Once you've taken a screenshot on an iPad, you can do more than just save it to your photos. Maybe there's a part of an image that you want to mark up, highlight or even draw on. While marking up a screenshot is easiest with an Apple Pencil, you can also do it the old-fashioned way with your finger.

Here's how to draw on or mark up a screenshot on an iPad:

1. Take a screenshot. When you do, a small version will appear in the bottom left-hand corner. Tap on it.

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2. Crop the screenshot with the blue border, if necessary.

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3. Draw on the photo. Select between different brush strokes and colors below the photo.img 0009

4. Tap on the share button in the top right-hand corner to share your screenshot with other apps. Alternatively, click done in the upper-left corner.

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