[Screenshot Methods] How To Take Screenshots on OnePlus Pad?

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Muhammad Tayyab


The screenshot is a very useful feature that allows you to save any type of content on your device instantly. This content could be of any type such as videos, photos, webpages, scrollable content, etc. There are many ways to capture screenshots.

Every smartphone brand has its own predefined gesture control motions to capture screenshots. Have you owned OnePlus Pad? If you are curious to know about the different methods to take screenshots on your OnePlus pad, then here you go with this guide.

We have covered multiple methods to take screenshots on your OnePlus Pad. Let’s explore these methods one by one and choose any among them at your convenience.

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 Pad.

How To Take Screenshots on OnePlus Pad?

If you want to follow the same traditional method to take a screenshot on your OnePlus Pad, 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 Pad. 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 Pad?

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 different methods to take screenshots on OnePlus Pad. Other than the traditional hardware method, there are multiple other ways to capture screenshots.

  • 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 instructions to follow to take screenshots on OnePlus Pad.

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