Screenshot with three fingers on Xiaomi

Screenshot with three fingers on Xiaomi

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If it is very difficult for you to take screenshots using the two physical buttons on your Xiaomi device, if any of the buttons are broken or due to accessibility problems you cannot do this gesture, you should know that there is the possibility of taking a screenshot screen with a gesture: sliding three fingers on the screen.

Taking screenshots with gestures, such as sliding three fingers on the screen, has several advantages compared to the traditional method of using buttons, such as: faster, avoiding turning off the screen or lowering the volume by mistake, less wear and tear on the screen. physical buttons and is more accessible for people with disabilities or motor difficulties, as it can be difficult to press multiple buttons at once.

Estimated time: 1 minutes.

Step 1:

First of all, we open the settings of our Xiaomi, it is the gear icon that you will find on the home screen. If you can't find it on the first screen, swipe left to see the other desktops or home screens.

Xiaomi settings icon

Step 2:

We go down through the settings of our Android device until we find the “Additional settings” section, click to access.

Xiaomi additional settings

Step 3:

Within "Additional settings" we will see a section called "Button shortcuts" or "Gesture shortcuts" depending on the version of the operating system.

Button Shortcuts

Step 4:

Within the shortcuts you will see several options, click on "Take a screenshot" to access the configuration of the screenshot with gestures.

Xiaomi Screenshot Shortcuts

Step 5:

Here we will see several options to take the screenshot, the options will vary depending on the version of the operating system, in recent updates Xiaomi has eliminated several options to take the screenshot with buttons or gestures. Select "Slide 3 fingers down" to activate it.
Once active you can go back or exit settings.

Screenshot with three fingers Xiaomi
It may take several tries at first to learn how to take screenshots with your fingers, be patient and try several times until you find the speed and the right place to touch the screen.

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