OnePlus 6 Tips and Tricks to get the most out of your phone

Oneplus 6 is the latest smartphone from OnePlus. Super fast performance, beautiful design, large display and impressive camera are the key attractions of this device. Here are some of the OnePlus 6 tips and tricks which may help you to customize your phone the way you want.

OnePlus 6 Tips and Tricks

How to hide the display notch

Notch is becoming the trend of 2018 smartphones. If you don’t like the notch, Oxygen OS provides an option to hide it.

  • Go to Setting >Display > Notch Display.
  • Select “Hide the notch area“.

OnePlus 6 Tips and Tricks

Now full-screen apps will not be using the notch area.

 How to enable ambient display in OnePlus 6?

Ambient display options allow you to show clock, a customized message as soon as you lift up your display. By default, this option is disabled.  If you want to enable this feature,

  • Go to Setting->Display->Ambient Display.
  • Enable Lift up display by moving the slider to right.
  • You can customize the clock by tapping on Clock Style and select the one which you like.
  • You can enter the message in the Display message menu.

Is there a way to hide apps from app tray in OnePlus 6?

If you want to hide some of your apps from app tray, there is a simple way.

  • Just swipe right on the screen in the all apps page.
  • You will find hidden space.
  • Tap on Plus(+) symbol.
  • Select the apps you want to move to the hidden area.
  • Now go back to the hidden area to see the apps.
  • If you want to unhide the app, in the hidden area, long press the app icon and select unhide.

What are the different customization available on OnePlus 6 to show battery life and network speed?

To change the battery life style, go to Setting->Status bar and select Battery style. You have 4 different styles to choose from.

For displaying network speed in OnePlus 6, under Setting->Status bar, enable Display network speed.

How to take screenshot on OnePlus 6?

To take the screenshot on OnePlus 6, there are two different methods available.

First, one is using the power button and volume down method. Simply go the screen on which you want to capture screenshot and press and hold volume down and power button simultaneously. The screenshot will be captured.

The second one is using three finger swipe method

To use this method, first ensure three finger swipe method is enabled in the Settings->Three-finger screenshot option. Now on any screen, swipe on the screen with three fingers. The screenshot will be captured. Detailed step by step guide is provided here. OnePlus6 screenshot methods.

Video guide on how to take screenshot on OnePlus 6

How to take the long screenshot on OnePlus 6?

To take the long screenshot on OnePlus 6, follow any of the above-mentioned methods. While screenshot preview is displayed on the screen tap on rectangle box icon(3rd from left). It will start capturing the long screenshot. Tapping on the screen will stop taking long screenshot.

These are the just a few of the OnePlus 6 Tips and Tricks to customize your phone. There are lot many options to play around and customize. If you have any query, please write in the comment section below.

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4 comments… add one
  • Vicky Dhall Aug 2, 2018, 9:29 am

    Very nice article. These tips and tricks are really very helpful for us. Thanks for sharing with us. I really appreciate you for your efforts.

  • Sagar Khawaskar Aug 3, 2018, 8:17 pm

    Beastly work you have here.
    nice article sir! keep up the work.

  • Bappaditya Mukherjee Aug 14, 2018, 3:07 am

    this tricks is very helpful for me.

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