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How To Take Screenshots on OnePlus 6

Read ahead to find out how exactly you can take screenshots on the new OnePlus 6. The latest OnePlus flagship carries a hugely redesigned exterior with updated internals. New external design features include a minimal bezel display that now features a notch at the top center. Whether you are looking to buy one for yourself or are just interested about the smartphone, this article will take you through the complete steps required to take screen grabs on the OnePlus 6. Many users might be wondering what happens to the notch area in the screen capture, well, the software overlays a solid color on that space or the content which is otherwise being cut out by the notch.

OnePlus is an enthusiast brand and each of its smartphones is a product of customer testing and feedback. Despite the new OnePlus 6 featuring a notch to cut down on bezels, it doesn’t skip out on a headphone jack. The hardware is spectacular when the price is kept in mind. Further, for the software end, OnePlus uses its own skin on top of Android and calls the overall build, OxygenOS. Through the detailed procedure below, you will learn how to take screenshots on OnePlus 6 running OxygenOS. Speaking of the OS, you can now download official stock OnePlus 6 wallpapers and the ringtones for your Android phones.

Take Screenshots on OnePlus 6

With 18:9 touch screen on the front the fingerprint sensor/home button has been placed at the back but luckily the steps to do system tasks such as taking screenshot, power off, reboot etc remained same. Follow the steps below to take screenshots on your OnePlus 6 and save them on your phone.

There are currently two known methods for taking screenshots one the OnePlus 6 :

  • 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 6. 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 Screenshots 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 need to transfer them to your computer, make sure you have the proper USB drivers installed.

Got your hands on the new OnePlus 6? Let us know what do you think about this new flagship killer device in the comments below.

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Taimur Akmal

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