One Plus 7: Get the most out of your phone with these tips and tricks

One Plus 7: Get the most out of your phone with these tips and tricks


The One Plus 7 and One Plus 7 Pro are here and have different screen sizes and price points to appeal to a wide range of users.

With better performance, more powerful processors and cameras, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the phone. Don’t worry – we’ve got One Plus 7 helpers and designers to help you get the most out of your new phones.

In this guide, we will tell you how to get acquainted with Oxygen OS which has been updated to Oxygen OS 9.5. These (below) hints and tricks will help you get started on Oxygen OS with One Plus 7 and Android Pie.

One Plus 7 Tips and Tricks: Zen Mode Oxygen OS 9.5 is getting a brand new feature called ‘Zen Mode’. It’s a twist of the traditional Do Not Disturb feature, but it’s even deeper. Rather than simply hiding your warnings, it locks your phone so you can’t utilize it for 20 minutes.

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At the point when this mode is empowered, you can just access the camera and incoming calls. And yes, you will be eligible to make an emergency call. Here’s how to enable Zen mode:
Dropdown notifications/settings shadow, and swipe, then tap on the Zen mode option.

One Plus 7 Tips and Tricks: FNATIC Mode

A new gaming mode is being introduced called ‘FNATIC Mode’ which improves all the hardware features of the phone like RAM, CPU, and wireless connection.

The idea is to keep the game running smoothly on the device without any external interference like notifications and calls. Also, there is a ‘display enhancement’ toggle that helps increase the overall brightness of the display. Currently this feature is exclusive to One Plus 7 Pro.

Here’s how to use the FNATIC format:

Drop and swipe down the panel as usual, then tap the gaming mode option.

The idea is to keep the game running smoothly on the device without any external interference like notifications and calls.

One Plus 7 Tips and Tricks: Screen Recorder

Oxygen OS 9.5 is getting a new built-in screen recorder that will allow you to record video and audio on the phone. There is also an option to record external sound through a microphone. This is a very useful feature when you want to record a gaming session.

The best part about native Screen Recorder is that it comes with a lot of customization options. For example, you can record the display at its original resolution – QHD + on the One Plus or scale it down.

Tips and Tricks: Change the screen unlock animation

When you unlock the One Plus 7 / One Plus 7 Pro using these display fingerprint scanners, a glowing animation appears. If you want to change the screen unlock animation, it can be modified to your liking.

There are tons of alternatives available.

  • Go to Settings> Security & Lock screen > Fingerprint, then type your PIN and select the “Fingerprint animation effect“.
  • Now choose one of the three different animations.

Hints and Tricks: Navigation for gestures only

One Plus has added gesture-based navigation to Oxygen OS.

It will turn off by default, but you can always turn it on.

  • Go to Settings> Buttons & Gestures> Navigation & Gestures, and then select the “Navigation Gestures” option.
  • When you turn on this mode, there are no virtual buttons on the screen.
  • All you need to do is control your phone with swipes.
  • There is a swipe up from the bottom of the home display. Multi-tasking is swipe up and hold, And back left or right bottom is a swipe up.

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