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OnePlus Pocket Mode: What Is It and How to Enable/Disable It?

OnePlus Pocket Mode
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What do you think why OnePlus phones became popular and were able to grab a good market share? The answer is a good overall experience. Not just the good hardwares, but a great software experience was also there.

OnePlus phones come with OxygenOS skin which is loaded with lots of cool and important features. One such is the Pocket Mode. It’s an important feature that is available on all OnePlus phones. In this guide, we’ll know what the Pocket Mode feature is all about and how you can enable or disable it on any OnePlus phone.

What is OnePlus Pocket Mode?

Pocket Mode features prevents accidental touches on the OnePlus phones. When this feature is enabled, the phone will automatically detect if the phone is in the pocket and blocks screen shortcuts such as fingerprint scanner and double tap.

Suppose you take out your phone from the pocket and noticed that a phone call is already connected. It is called accidental dialing, which has happened with many people. It still happens on many phone, but Pocket Mode has solved this problem for OnePlus users. It can automatically raise the volume and enable vibration so that you can attend the call before it gets disconnected.

How to Enable Pocket Mode on Any OnePlus Phone

The Pocket Mode feature has been loved by many OnePlus users and probably you’ll like it too. Enabling the Pocket Mode takes less than a minute.

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Go to the Utilities section.
  3. Turn on the toggle for Pocket mode.

How to Disable Pocket Mode on Any OnePlus Phone

While the Pocket Mode feature has been found to be useful for a large chunk of OnePlus users, not all are a fan of it. Many users have reported that the phone gets stuck after enabling the Pocket Mode. Some even complaint that the fingerprint authentication takes longer than before.

If you are also facing any issues with the Pocket Mode, try these simple fixes:

  1. Restart your phone.
  2. Update your OnePlus phone.
  3. Perform a factory reset.

You can also disable Pocket Mode by following these simple steps:

  1. Open the Settings app on your phone.
  2. Scroll down and find Utilities. Tap on it.
  3. Disable Pocket mode.
  4. Restart your phone.
Also Read:   How to Turn off Pocket Mode in OnePlus Nord, Nord 2, Nord 2T

Do you use the Pocket Mode feature? Which OnePlus device do you have? Share your thoughts in the comments below. 

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