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 phone. 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 the 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.
Also Read: OnePlus Nord 2T: Everything You Need to Know
Problems With the Pocket Mode Feature
While the 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 phone 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.
[Update: Many users on the OnePlus Forum have reported that the Pocket Mode feature has gone missing after a recent update. And, the company has no words on this. However, some users have found a way to get back the feature by doing some changes in the UI codebase. For this, you’ll require a rooted phone. You can follow this guide to know more on this.]
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.