Four easy ways on how to take a screenshot on OnePlus 6

While OnePlus is yet to make a big splash in global worldwide market, it has seen its market share increase significantly over the years. OnePlus has consistently made top quality devices and its OnePlus 6 is one of the best smartphones an Android user can buy right now.

In this short tutorial, we’ll show you how to do a basic function in OnePlus 6 — how to capture a screenshot. Just like top-of-the-line Android devices, your OnePlus 6 offers a number of ways to take a screenshot. If you are wondering how to do it, be sure to check out the steps below.

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Method 1: How to take a screenshot with the hardware buttons on OnePlus 6

  1. Prepare the screen or app screen you want to screenshot.
  2. Press and hold down on the Power button and Volume Down button at the same time until you see the screenshot animation.
  3. That’s it, you’ve successfully captured a screenshot!

If you wish to edit the image, tap on the toolbar that appears. This toolbar will disappear after a few seconds so tap it as soon as possible after capturing the screenshot.


Method 2: How to take scrolling screenshot on OnePlus 6

Another method to capture a screenshot for this device is by using the same toolbar that appears in Method 1. In that toolbar, you can select a scrolling screenshot option to allow you to capture content that goes beyond the screen that you see, like when viewing a website.  

To make a scrolling screenshot:

  1. Prepare the screen or app screen you want to screenshot.
  2. Press and hold down on the Power button and Volume Down button at the same time until you see the screenshot animation.
  3. Select the scrolling screenshot option to allow your phone to move down the screen and capture further screenshots. Depending on what you intend to do, you can either stop the scrolling manually or allow the device to stop on its own once the bottom of the page has been reached or the image file size has reached its maximum limit.

Method 3: How to capture screenshot on OnePlus 6 using three-finger gesture

The OnePlus 6 device has a variety of option for navigation controls using gestures. One such gestures is how to capture a screenshot using three fingers.

Here are the steps on how to capture a screenshot on OnePlus 6 using three-finger gesture:

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap Gestures.
  3. Scroll down to System gestures and select Three-finger screenshot.
  4. Once you’ve enabled Three-finger screenshot, you can then start capturing screenshots by swiping down on the screen using three fingers. If successful, you should get the indication that it is so just like in Method 1 where the screenshot animation appears.

Method 4: How to capture screenshot on OnePlus 6 using Google Assistant

The final other option to capture a screenshot is to use the Google Assistant. To do this, simply press and hold the Home button or say “Ok/Hey Google” to launch Google Assistant. Once Google Assistant is up, you can then say  “Take a screenshot” or type the command in using your keyboard.