After creating hype, OnePlus 6 is finally here. OnePlus sold Rs. 100 cr worth smartphone just in first 10 minutes of Amazon sale and that’s insane. OnePlus 6 is just worth it because of it’s a great camera, performance, and design. It’s packed with the latest Snapdragon 845 processor and 6/8GB or RAM. OnePlus 6 runs on OxygenOS and it has some really useful features that you might want to know. If you are OnePlus 6 uses that stick to the end of this post because we are going to share 10 tips and tricks about OnePlus 6.
#1. Gesture Control
Gestures were introduced in OnePlus5T. Gestures are easy to use and save space for the soft keys or hard keys on a mobile device. Navigation gesture got popularity after the iPhone X launch and now every smartphone company providing gesture feature.
To enable gestures in your device got to:
Settings — Buttons — Navigation & Gesture — Navigation Gestures
Following are the gestures provided in OnePlus6
- Swipe up from the center of the screen to go home.
- Swipe up from the center of the screen and hold for recent apps.
- Swipe up from the left or right edge of the screen to go back.
#2. Customize Gestures
Go to Settings — Gesture and you will see the menu of gestures that you can use and assign particular gesture. You can assign various gestures like double tap to wake or draw on the screen to open a particular app.
#3. Use Gaming Mode
OnePlus 6 introduced a new feature that is gaming mode. You can increase the performance of the device while you enable the gaming mode. Gaming mode will basically increase the available RAM by cleaning not used apps.
To enable the gaming mode head over to the:
Settings — Advance — Gaming Mode — Add apps — Add games here
#4. Super Slow Motion Video
OnePlus 6 introduced slow motion feature in the latest device With the OnePlus 6, you can record slow-motion videos in 720p@480fps or 1080p@240fps. To do so, open the Camera app and swipe up from the bottom. Now tap on the “Slow motion” to record videos in slow motion.
#5. Disable Notch
Notch is unlikely here. A lot of people complained about notch before it was launched and OnePlus decided and announced that they will provide a software tweak using that you can enable/disable notch.
To do so, Setting — Display — Notch Display
#6. APP Locker
OxygenOS has a feature of App Locker. Other users have to download third party app locker from the play store but OnePlus users are lucky.
You can enable this from here:
Settings -> Security & lock screen -> App Locker.
#7. Front Camera Portrait Mode
OnePlus 6 comes with the amazing portrait mode camera. Selfie camera doesn’t have a portrait mode as of now and company claimed that they will provide this feature in the future update.
#8. OTG Storage
OnePlus comes in three variant: 64GB, 128GB & 256GB and it also support the OTG storage. To enable it: Settings — Advance — OTG Storage
#9. Pro Mode Camera
OnePlus 6 has a great camera in the market right now. OnePlus also said it’s one of the best cameras in the market. To take the best photos you can also use the pro mode from the camera settings.
#10. Quick Pay
OnePlus 6 comes with the trick to make it fast your payment and that is quick pay. You can enable it from here:
Settings — Security & lock screen — Quick Pay
So, That’s it. These tricks will come in handy once you start using your device more and more. Let me know in comments if I missed any and follow us on Instagram, Facebook & Telegram to get latest updates.