How to Disable or Hide the Notch on OnePlus 6

How to Disable or Hide the Notch on OnePlus 6

This is how to disable or hide the notch on OnePlus 6. OnePlus latest flagship, the OnePlus 6 sports the trending notch which flooded the 2018 Mobile World Congress earlier in the year. Following the iPhone X style, most OEMs like ASUS, OPPO, Vivo, and Huawei brought on their notched screen smartphones as well. The OnePlus 6 came with the notch, but not everyone is loving it.

You can actually disable or hide the notch on OnePlus 6 if you want. OnePlus had to follow the current trend and made sure the notch was on its latest device. The company also knew not everyone would like the notch, so there’s an option that lets you disable or hide the notch on the OnePlus 6. You should also know that once you disable or hide the notch on OnePlus 6, the screen size will reduce to just 6-inch.

How to Disable or Hide the Notch on OnePlus 6

The device comes with a tall 6.28-inch without the notch, which is amazing to look at. Its Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen stretches up to 83.8% screen-to-body ratio with the notch. It has a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels and 402 pixels per inch density. It dishes out a 19:9 aspect ratio with the notch and 18:9 aspect ratio without the notch. Also, if you disable or hide the notch on OnePlus 6, the visible screen to body ratio will reduce below 80%. There’s also a Corning Glass 5 on top for protection.

But that’s beside the point, a lot of people are irritated by the notch for personal reasons known to them and want to get rid of it completely. The OnePlus 6 comes with visible bottom bezels unlike the iPhone X and industry experts say it doesn’t compliment with the notch. Well, if you want to disable or hide the notch on OnePlus 6, you can actually do that by following the steps below.

How to disable Notch on OnePlus 6

• Go to the “Settings” app.

• Select “Display”.

• Click on the “Notch display”.

• Tap on “Hide the notch”.

• You will immediately see black bars on both sides of the notch.

The screen on the OnePlus 6 will now offer the normal bezel-less display with 18:9 aspect ratio.

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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