How To Take A Screenshot On OPPO Phone (Like A PRO)

by | 16/09/2020 8:10 am
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In this post, we will show you how to take a screenshot on an OPPO phone (like the awesome OPPO Find X2 Pro)…


Taking screenshots on any of the OPPO mobile phones shouldn’t be a big deal. This post will cover how to screenshot on major OPPO smartphone models, including the F Series, A series, Find series, N series, and R series. 

Hence, if you own an OPPO smartphone belonging to any of these series, follow through with rapt attention to learn new screenshotting methods with your device.

How To Take A Screenshot On OPPO F Series

Method 1: Use the power and volume down key

  1. Launch the page you want to screenshot
  2. Hold the power and the volume down button long enough for a second or two.
  3. Release the buttons when the screenshot is taken. A flash and a shutter sound accompany a successful screenshot if your notification sound is not turned off.
  4. You can instantly share, edit, or delete your screenshot image, or access your screenshot image in the ‘Screenshot’ album on your ‘Photos’ app gallery. 

Method 2: Use the 3-finger gesture

Before you take screenshots with the 3-finger gesture, you need to activate the feature in your settings 

  1. Launch your ‘Settings’ app 
  2. Tap on ‘Smart & Convenient
  3. On the Smart & Convenient page, Tap on ‘Motion & Gesture.’
  4. Enable the ‘3-Finger Screenshot’ option by tapping on the toggle icon to toggle it on
  5. Exit your device’s settings

Apply these steps to capture a screenshot using the 3-finger feature:

  1. Open the page you want to screenshot
  2. Swipe with three fingers across the screen from the top to capture the screen page
  3. Your device screenshots the screen display with a flash and shutter sound if your notification sound is not muted.
  4. You can instantly share, edit, or delete your screenshot image, or access your screenshot image in the ‘Screenshot’ album in your ‘Photos’ app gallery. 

Method 3: Take a long or scrolling screenshot

This is useful for capturing scrolling pages with content beyond the display. e.g., chats, webpages, etc. 

Follow the steps below to take a scrolling screenshot on your OPPO F series phone:

  1. Display the page you want to screenshot 
  2. Take a screenshot of the displayed page
  3. Tap on ‘Long screenshot.’ 
  4. Scroll up the desired area you want to capture
  5. Tap on ‘Done’ at the bottom of the screenshot page to take a scrolling screenshot 
  6. You can also view your captured scrolling shot in your photos gallery.

Method 4: Take Screenshots with a third-party app

There are fantastic apps for screenshotting on the Google play store. Common screenshot apps you can use include Super Screenshot, Screenshot & Screen Recorder, and Screenshot X.

Apply these steps to use a third-party app to take a screenshot:

  1. Download and install any screenshot app of your choice from Google Playstore 
  2. Open the page you want to screenshot
  3. Tap on the screenshot icon on the page to take a screenshot
  4.  You can view, edit, or delete your screenshot image, or access it in your device’s gallery.

How To Take A Screenshot On OPPO A9 And Other A Series 

Method 1: Use Google voice service 

  1. Hold the home button down to activate Google voice assistant or say ‘OK Google.’
  2. Use the following voice command, ‘take a screenshot’ or tap on the keyboard icon and type in ‘take a screenshot.’ 
  3. The screenshot page is stored in your device’s gallery.

Method 2: Use the volume up and power key combination

  1. Launch the page you want to screenshot
  2. Hold power and the volume down button long enough.
  3. Release the buttons when the screenshot is taken
  4. A successful screenshot is accompanied by a light flash and a shutter sound if your notification sound is not turned off.

Note: You can instantly share, edit, or delete your screenshot image, or access your screenshot image in the ‘Screenshot’ album in your ‘Photos’ app gallery.

Method 3: Use the 3-finger gesture 

Activate the 3-finger gesture in your device’s settings  

  1. Tap on ‘Smart & Convenient in your device’s settings
  2. On the Smart & Convenient page, Tap on ‘Motion & Gesture.’
  3. Enable the ‘3-Finger Screenshot’ option by tapping on the toggle icon to toggle it on
  4. Exit the setting application

After activating the 3-finger gesture, follow these steps to capture a screenshot:

  1. Launch the page you want to screenshot
  2. Swipe three fingers in a downward motion over your screen from the top to capture the screen page
  3. Your device screenshots the displayed page with a flash and shutter sound if your notification sound is not muted.
  4. You can instantly share, edit, or delete your screenshot image, or access your screenshot image in the ‘Screenshot’ album in your ‘Photos’ app gallery. 

Rounding Up…

The methods described for the OPPO F and OPPO A series apply to other OPPO models, including R and Find series. These methods will also be applicable for future OPPO releases since we don’t envisage OPPO to take a sway from their traditional phone design and configuration.

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