4 Methods To Take Screenshots on OnePlus Nord CE 3 – Guide

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Muhammad Tayyab


There are different ways to take screenshots on different smartphones. Every smartphone has its own unique method to take screenshots, other that the traditional method following the hardware keys.

If you have owned OnePlus Nord CE 3, and want to take a screenshot on it, then here you can learn multiple methods. By the end of this guide, you will be able to take screenshots on your OnePlus Nord CE 3 using different ways.

Did You Know?

  • The traditional method is almost the same for all the Android smartphones out there consisting of physical buttons to take screenshots. (Volume Down and Power Buttons).
  • Three-finger screenshots belonging to Gesture controls.
  • Scrolling screenshots allow you to take a complete screenshot of a scrollable page.

Apart from this, you can also use Google Assistant for taking screenshots without any physical communication. All these methods are explained in detail with instructions to take a successful screenshot on your OnePlus Nord CE 3.

How To Take Screenshots on OnePlus Nord CE 3?

If you want to follow the same traditional method to take a screenshot on your OnePlus Nord CE 3, then use the physical buttons. Here is how you can do that,


Using Physical Buttons

  • Go to the screen, you want to take a screenshot of.
  • Now, simultaneously press and hold the “Power” and “Volume Down” buttons and the screenshot will be taken successfully.

You can simply view the screenshots in the screenshot folder located in the gallery or files app of your phone such as below:

How To View Screenshots in OnePlus?

  • Go to “Files App–> Images–> Screenshots”.
  • OR

  • Go to “Gallery–>Screenshots”.

Using Three-Fingers (Gesture Control)

Other than the physical buttons to take a screenshot, you can also use your three fingers to capture screenshots on your OnePlus Nord CE 3. This method belongs to gesture control and for that, you need to enable this feature in the settings of your smartphone.


Steps To Enable Three finger gesture motion

  1. Head over to the “Settings” of your smartphone.
  2. Next, scroll down a bit and tap “Buttons & Gestures”.
  3. Further, tap the “Quick Gestures” option.
  4. Now, enable the “Three Finger Screenshot” option by tapping the toggle button next to it.

How To Use Three-Finger Gesture For capturing Screenshots

  1. Go to the screen, you want to take a screenshot of.
  2. Next, with the help of your ‘index’, ‘middle’, and ‘ring finger’ swipe down from top to bottom.
  3. After that, you will notice the screenshot has been taken successfully.

Using Google Assistant

This feature allows you to take a screenshot verbally. Just make sure that the Google assistant feature is ON on your smartphone. Now, you are all set to request Google assistant to take a screenshot for you. Let me show how we can do that:

screenshot on galaxy s22 ultra 5g using google assistant
  • Say “OK Google” to activate the Google Assistant.
  • Go to the screenshot you want to take a screenshot.
  • Now, request Google like this “Take a Screenshot”

Further, Google will perform its task of taking a screenshot and it will be automatically saved to the gallery of your phone.

Additional Tip – How To Take Expanded Screenshots on OnePlus Nord CE 3?

The expanded screenshot feature allows taking a scrollable screenshot. For example, if the screen has a scrollable area, then an expanded screenshot can play its part better by including the scrollable content in the screenshot.

Hence, it’s now possible to capture all the scrollable content in a single screenshot. Here are the steps to take expanded screenshots on your smartphone.

Step 1: Go to the screen, web page, or any place that contains scrollable content.

Step 2: Next, Simultaneously press and hold the “Volume Down” and “Power” buttons or use a three-finger gesture motion to take a screenshot.

Step 3: Once, the screenshot has been taken successfully, now you will see the “Expanded screenshot” button at the bottom right corner of the display. Tap the “Expanded screenshot” button to enable it.

Step 4: After that, it will automatically start capturing the scrolling screenshot containing scrollable content.

Step 5: Now, crop the scrollable screenshot, if you want, and finally create and save the expanded screenshot on your phone.


There are multiple ways that you can use for taking screenshots on your OnePlus Nord CE 3. Other than the physical keys, you can also use Gesture controls and Google Assistant to take a screenshot.

  • Physical Method: (Press and Hold Volume Down and Power buttons).
  • Using three fingers (Gesture Control): Swipe down with your ‘index’, ‘middle’, and ‘ring finger’ from top to bottom.
  • Google Assistant: “Hey Google”, ‘Take a Screenshot’

We have covered all these different methods in detail with easy-to-follow instructions to take screenshots on OnePlus Nord CE 3. Moreover, you can also learn about taking expanded screenshots on OnePlus Nord CE 3.

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