Pocophone F1 Tips and Tricks-
Xiaomi has recently launched the Pocophone F1 under its newly launched Poco brand. The smartphone comes with the latest and fastest processor the Snapdragon 845 with the liquid cooling technology. The phone features a 6.18-inch display with a Notch on the top which houses the infrared camera system just like the iPhone X.
The phone comes with the new Poco launcher which is basically a version of MIUI, with changes, and under the hood, it has lots of new features, like the new user interface, new app drawer features. So, here, we will discuss the top 10 Poco F1 tips and tricks.
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Top 10 Pocophone F1 Tips and Tricks
- NAVIGATION GESTURES –
Talking about the very first trick from the list of top 10 Poco F1 tips and tricks is the navigation gestures. In the new Xiaomi Poco F1, you get the option to hide the navigation buttons from the bottom of the screen and activate the gestures for navigation of the device. For this, dive into the device settings and then scroll down to find the Full-Screen Display in the system and device section. Tap on the Full-Screen Display option and select the full-screen gestures.
- GAME SPEED BOOSTER –
After this comes the game speed booster option, which allows you to enjoy the game without any disturbance like notifications and calls. To turn on this feature, first of all, go to the Settings and then scroll down and select the additional settings, there simply tap on the Game Speed Booster, and turn on the option. This option doesn’t allow the RAM boost feature, but only blocks the calls, so that, no one disturbs you to get that Chicken Dinner in a PUBG match.
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- QUICK BALL –
Next comes the quick ball feature that actually comes with the every MIUI powered device. The quick ball is the option if you don’t want to use the navigation buttons on your Poco F1, as by using this, you can access all the navigation, in additional you get the option to take a screenshot and lock the screen. Just tap on the quick ball icon and tap on the icon. To turn on the feature, first of all, go to the settings and scroll down the select the Additional Settings option and then the Quick Ball option.
- FACE UNLOCK –
Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with the Infrared Face Unlock setup, with this you can easily unlock your smartphone by having a look at it, though it has a fingerprint, you should try the face unlock once, as in the new Poco F1, the face unlock is really good and fast. To setup, the face unlocks in the new Poco F1, firstly go to the device settings and scroll down and select the Lock Screen & Password option and tap on Add Face Data. After this, simply enter your lock pattern and register you face data, to unlock your device by just having a glance of it.
- SWAP NAVIGATION BUTTONS POSITION –
Fifth in the list of top 10 Poco F1 tips and tricks, comes the option to swap the navigation button position in the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen. To do this, simply go to the device settings and scroll down to find the Full-Screen Display option, in this tab, simply tap on the Mirror Buttons option to turn it on. You can see that the mirrored recent and back button in the navigation bar.
- HIDE SCREEN NOTCH –
The new Poco F1 comes with a notch in the screen, and houses the front camera, earpiece and the IR sensor setup for the face unlock, but you can hide screen notch if you do not find this interesting. To hide the notch, head to the device settings and swipe down to find the Full-Screen Display option, and there you can easily find the Hide Screen Notch option too, simply tap on it, to hide screen notch.
- LAUNCH CAMERA SHORTCUTS –
Next, in the list of Poco F1 tips and tricks, you should know the shortcuts to launch the camera app. Well in the new MIUI for Poco, you get a lot of shortcuts to launch the camera app. To find this option, in settings scroll down to find the Additional Settings and then tap on Button and Gesture Shortcuts, then tap on Launch Camera, and among the seven option select any one.
- APP VAULT –
Next is the App Vault in the new Poco F1. In the App Vault, you can find out the widgets for the recommended apps, that are not installed on the device, also widgets like Calendar and Alarm. You can easily turn on this feature, firstly go to the settings and select the home screen and recent and then simply turn on the App Vault option. Next time you swipe right on the home screen, you will find the App Vault.
- GROUP APPS –
Next comes the group app option, which is the POCO MIUI’s feature, which can be used to simply group not only the newly installed apps but also the already installed app on the device. You should turn this feature for a smoother and cleaner interface on the device. To turn on this feature, go to settings, and select the Home Screen & Recent option and simply turn on the Group Apps Automatically. Now, you can access all the apps easily in the app drawer and see the apps using the tags like Games, Communication, and others.
- GROUP ICONS BY COLOR –
Another special feature in the Poco F1 UI is to group icons using the colors scheme of the app icon. You can use the feature to access the apps easily, no need to scroll to find the apps, simply tap on the color matching the app icon color. To use this feature, go to settings, and select the Home Screen & Recent option and simply turn on the Group Icons By Color option. To use this feature, open the app drawer, by swiping up on the home screen and tap on the color that looks like the app icon color, doing this, you will be shown all the icons with the same color scheme.