How To Take Screenshots on OnePlus 5

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OnePlus 5 was announced just recently and only few weeks have passed since its consumer availability. If you are looking to buy one or already have one, you should definitely read this guide on how to take screenshots on the OnePlus 5 to start your exploration. The new phone boasts an all metal body, dual Camera and more. Pairing the hardware, is the Android OS. OnePlus 5 runs OxygenOS and due to that skin overlay, there are multiple ways to capture your screen. We have all the methods to take screenshots listed below. You can stick to the one you like the most. The screenshots taken on the OnePlus 5 will be stored in there native resolution on your phone. Read further to find how exactly can you take screenshots on the OnePlus 5.

If you are accompanied with the OnePlus brand, this guide will only confirm the procedures you already know. The OnePlus 5 runs a very close to stock UI with minimal bloat. Due to this resemblance to pure stock, the procedure to take screenshots is quite same as well. However, you can read further to find out the proper sequence through which you can take screenshots on OnePlus 5.

Take Screenshots on OnePlus 5

 

There are currently two known methods for taking screenshots one the OnePlus 5 :

  • Hardware buttons combination.
  • Power Menu.

1. How To Take Screenshots Using Hardware Buttons:

This one is one of the fastest and most convenient ways to take a screenshot on your OnePlus 5. Just follow these quick steps to take one right now:

Step 1 – Open the application/screen which you want to take a screenshot of.

Step 2 – Now press and hold the Power and Menu buttons together.

Step 3 – You will see a quick animation and hear a feedback sound that will show that a screenshot was just taken.

2. How To Take Screenshot Using Power Menu:

Like the first method, this is also one of the fastest methods of taking a screenshot from your smartphone.

Step 1 – Open Power window by going to settings app in your phone and tapping Power Menu. Settings > Power Menu.

Step 2 – Now go to the Application/ Window you want to screenshot.

Step 3 – long press the power button your phone and tap screenshot.

— How to Find Saved Screenshots?

It’s very easy to find them. You can go to the Gallery app and look for the Screenshots folder/album. Or manually, you can go to the Pictures > Screenshots folder in your phone memory and check all the screenshots you have taken so far.

If you were lucky enough to get the invite, do share us with which option better suited you in the comment section below.