Apart from a great set of hardware, the OnePlus phones are also quite popular for offering numerous cool and important features. One of them is the Pocket Mode. While many users found this feature to be very helpful, not all are a fan of the Pocket Mode feature on their OnePlus phones. And you are likely one of them. In this article, we’ll be going through steps on how to turn off Pocket Mode in OnePlus Nord, Nord 2, or Nord 2T.
What is Pocket Mode? And, What are its benefits?
Have you ever been in a situation where your phone called someone, even when you’ve touched the phone and haven’t asked for it? This is a common problem that happens when we put the phone in our pocket while moving. Not just accidental calls, the phone might also send accidental messages to anyone.
To prevent this accidental dialing or messaging or any kind of accidental touch, OnePlus has implemented the Pocket Mode feature in their phones. What it does is that it automatically disables the touchscreen sensors when the phone is inside the pocket. This is a smart feature that can automatically turn on the ringtone, increase volume, and enable vibration so that you get notified upon receiving a call.
Problems With the Pocket Mode Feature
While Pocket Mode is an extremely useful feature, some users are finding it hard to use this feature because of a variety of reasons. Many users have reported that their phones got stuck when the Pocket Mode is turned on. For some, it’s the issue with the fingerprint scanner where the authentication process longer than usual to unlock the phone.
If you are also facing such issues on your phone, try these fixes before you finally made up your mind to disable the Pocket Mode feature:
- Restart your phone and check if the issue is solved.
- Install the latest software update.
- Reset your phone.
Steps to turn off Pocket Mode in OnePlus Nord, Nord 2, Nord 2T
- Open the Settings app on your phone.
- Go to Utilities.
- Turn off the toggle next to Pocket mode.
- Reboot your phone.
[Important: The Pocket Mode option has been removed in the Android 12 update for the OnePlus Nord. If you have updated the device to Android 12, you can’t find the Pocket Mode option in the Utilities section. If you have a rooted phone, you can follow this guide to restore the Pocket Mode option or install a custom ROM to get rid of the Pocket mode.]
We hope that this guide was helpful to you. What was the reason for disabling the Pocket mode on your OnePlus phone? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments below.