Insert a picture

Note: This article has done its job, and will be retiring soon. To prevent "Page not found" woes, we're removing links we know about. If you've created links to this page, please remove them, and together we'll keep the web connected.

Back to previous page Go to next page

Insert screen clippings, camera photos, scanned images, cell phone photos, maps, and any other kinds of images into your notes.

Insert a picture overview

Ways to insert pictures

Choose Insert and then in the Images group, do one of the following:

  1. To start a screen capture, choose Screen Clipping (press Windows+S).

  2. To insert a picture from your computer or network, choose Pictures (press ALT+N, P).

  3. To insert a picture from Bing, the cloud, or the Web, choose Online Pictures (press ALT+N, L).

Insert pictures group on the ribbon

Try it!

  1. Insert a picture of Mt. Rainier from your browser by using the Online Pictures command.

  2. Insert a map of the Wonderland trail by using the Screen Clipping command.

  3. Insert a picture of nature from your computer or network by using the Pictures command.

Top of module
Expand your Office skills
Explore training
Get new features first
Join Office Insiders

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.