Here’s how to take a screenshot on a OnePlus phone

Got a shiny new OnePlus phone and wondering how to take a screenshot of it? Don’t worry, we’ll show you how to do this using various built-in functions on your phone.

Your OnePlus phone actually offers several ways to take a screenshot. You can either use a keyboard shortcut or draw a gesture on your screen to take a screenshot. Let’s begin.

Take a screenshot with a keyboard shortcut on OnePlus phones

The easiest and most convenient way to take a screenshot on a OnePlus phone is by using a keyboard shortcut. You basically have to press two physical buttons on your device at the same time to take a screenshot on your phone.

This is how it works:

  1. Open the screen that you want to take a snapshot of.
  2. Press both Volume down and power Buttons at the same time.
  3. Your phone will take a screenshot and you will see the thumbnail of your screenshot in the lower right corner of your phone’s screen.

Your screenshot will be saved in the Gallery app on your phone.

Take a screenshot with a gesture on OnePlus phones

OnePlus phones offer the ability to perform actions using various gestures. There’s also a screenshot capture gesture that allows you to take a snapshot of your screen without pressing any buttons.

Here’s how to do this on your phone:

  1. Open minded settings and tap Keys & gestures.
  2. Tap Quick gestures.
  3. Activate the Three-finger screenshot Opportunity.
  4. You can now take a screenshot by swiping your phone’s screen with three fingers.

Take a scrolling screenshot on your OnePlus phone

A scrolling screenshot will cover the scrolling part of your phone’s screen. To the exampleIf you have long chats with someone and want to take a screenshot of everything, you can use the screenshot scrolling feature to take a really large screenshot that will cover all of your chat.

To access this option on your OnePlus device:

  1. Press the Volume down and power Buttons to take a normal screenshot.
  2. Tap Extended screenshot in the lower right corner of your phone’s screen.
  3. Your phone will scroll down your screen and record it. This will continue until you tap the blue bar at the top of your screen.
  4. After you’ve taken your screenshot, you can edit or save it.

Three ways to take a screenshot

Screenshots allow you to freeze your screen and view that moment in the future whenever you want. If you have a OnePlus phone and you want to quickly snap a screenshot of it, this guide is all you need.

After taking a screenshot, in some cases you might want to edit or annotate it. There are both built-in and third-party apps to help you with this.

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