How to Take a Screenshot on OnePlus 7T

Last Updated on 07/11/2022

How to Take a Screenshot on OnePlus 7T

OnePlus has taken the wraps off of the OnePlus 7T, almost four months after it launched its predecessors, the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro. In addition to the 7T model, the firm has revealed its long-awaited OnePlus television during a launch ceremony in India. If you’re planning to purchase this device or have tried it out, you might be able to capture screenshots with the OnePlus 7T. There are a few options to take an image on OnePlus devices that run OxygenOS. There are the methods below.

Snapping a picture on the OnePlus 7T.

Method 1: Using physical buttons

This is the traditional method to capture a picture using an Android phone, regardless of the operating system or custom UI it runs. This method requires you to must use a specific set of keys on your hardware to accomplish the task. Here’s how to do it on OnePlus 7T.

  1. You can open the screen you want to capture.
  2. Press while holding simultaneously the power button as well as the the Volume down button simultaneously.
  3. Screen will blink briefly and then the sound of shutter.
  4. There is also an image preview of the screen.
  5. In the toolbar located at the bottom, you will be able to choose the edit, share, or delete option.

To see the screenshots go into the “Screenshot” folder in the OnePlus Gallery. You can also view the screenshot directly in the shade of notification.

Tips: Expanding the screenshot notification will reveal sharing and deletion options.

Method 2 – Using a swipe gesture

On OnePlus phones it is possible to use a swipe gesture on your phone to quickly snap screenshots using a single hand. However, you must first activate a specific gesture in OxygenOS settings to enable this feature. Follow the instructions in the following steps.

  1. Navigate to Settings > > Buttons and Gestures.
  2. Select “Quick gestures”.
  3. Switch on the toggle button in the middle of “Three-finger screenshot”.
  4. Then swipe upwards or downwards using three fingers to capture the screen.

Also read: How to allow double tap lock the phone on OnePlus phones

How do you capture a scrolling screen

In addition to the standard screenshots, OxygenOS on OnePlus 7T lets you capture a scrolling image. This is useful for those who want to capture an extended screenshot of a conversation, or a whole page. To do so,

  1. Press the Power + Volume Down buttons simultaneously.
  2. Tap the “Scrolling Screenshot” icon from the toolbar at the bottom.
  3. The screen will automatically scroll and will take continuous screen shots.
  4. For a stop to scrolling simply tap the screen, and the lengthy screen will be taken.

Note The scrolling continues until you have reached the final screen or page in the event that you do not end the capture.

In addition to OnePlus 7T, these methods work with OnePlus 7, 7 Pro and 6/6T as well as 5/5T.

In the case of OnePlus 7T, the smartphone is in between the 7 Pro and 7 Pro. It is also the first phone to come with OxygenOS 10.0 built upon Android 10.. With regards to upgrades this phone comes with a 90Hz fluid AMOLED display and triple cameras on in the rear, as well as the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 855+ chip. In addition, there’s a 100mAh increase in power capacity of the battery in comparison to OnePlus 7 and it now includes Warp Charge 30W.

Bert Hoxton

Bert Hoxton