Pocophone F1 launcher Tips and Tricks –
Xiaomi under its Pocophone sub-brand launched the Poco F1 smartphone last month and was successful to get all the attention of the tech enthusiast all over the world. The device houses some really good specs, like the flagship grade Snapdragon 845 processor, which powers flagships like Samsung Galaxy S9, OnePlus 6, and many other flagship devices, infrared face recognition setup in the front notch and a lot more at a low price of $300. Other than great specs, 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 launcher Tips and Tricks.
Top 10 Pocophone F1 launcher Tips and Tricks-
1. GROUP ICONS BY COLOR –
The new Poco F1 comes with the new improved MIUI for Poco, or the Poco Launcher, other than the improved optimization of performance, the launcher for Poco F1 comes with a lot of new features, which makes it easier to use the device. Among the features, that we liked the most is the all-new group icons by color feature. This option simply sorts the apps on basis of their color scheme, which makes it easier to find the app when needed by simply choosing the 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.
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2. ADD NEW ICON PACK –
The other entry in the Pocophone F1 launcher Tips and Tricks is the option to add the icon pack. This is amazing to see that Xiaomi with the new Pocophone launcher allows the user to customize the launcher to the fullest. The feature to add icon pack is one of them. It can be added easily, to do this, simply go to the device settings and search the Home Screen & Recent settings option, and in that choose the Icon Pack option. Here, you will see the system’s icon pack available already, you can add another icon packs by simply tapping the Add More option or the Plus icon and download whichever you like.
3. HIDE SCREEN NOTCH –
Poco F1 comes with a lot of great features, like the flagship grade Snapdragon 845 and also comes with the display notch, the notch is little wider, as along with the earpiece, front camera, and proximity sensor it houses the infrared face recognition system. The notch is pretty normal these days, a lot of smartphones are being launched with the design inspired by the Apple iPhone X, but if you find this cliche boring, you can hide screen notch. 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.
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4. FULL-SCREEN MODE –
Poco F1 comes with a 6.1-inch display and full-HD+ resolution (1080×2246 pixels) and the edge-to-edge display looks amazing. By default, the display doesn’t spread up to the edges or beyond the notch. So, if you are playing a game on your Poco F1, it won’t appear beyond the notch, but the full display of the device can be used easily, by applying the Full-Screen Mode. To use full screen, first of all, go to the device settings and swipe down to find the Hide Screen Notch option, and there you can easily find the Full-Screen Mode option too, simply tap on it, to use the screen beyond the notch while gaming.
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5. QUICK BALL –
The Poco F1 launcher comes with some features that are same as the MIUI for other devices, and the feature that is pretty useful is the Quick Ball navigation feature. The quick ball is the option if you don’t want to use the navigation buttons on your Poco F1 device. The Quick Ball feature is inspired by the iPhone navigation ball feature, which allows users to do simple navigation and in addition the option to take a screenshot and lock the screen. All you need to do is tap on the quick ball icon and tap on the icon that you want to use. 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.
6. ONE HAND MODE –
Next Poco F1 launcher tips that can be used is the One Hand Mode. The feature is really productive if you are a power user and need to use the device even when traveling. The one hand mode reduces the screen size and sticks it to either edge of the screen making it easier to use the device with any of the side hand. Also, you can choose the size of the screen according to your need.
7. HIDE APPS –
The new Poco launcher comes with a lot of new exclusive UI features and one of them is to Hide Apps. The feature is pretty awesome, and hide the app’s icon in a vault, which is hard to find but easy to access. You can secure the hidden apps with a fingerprint or a pattern security. You can easily access the icons by swiping right in the app drawer. You can follow the link below for the guide on how to hide apps in Poco F1.
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8. GAME SPEED BOOSTER –
Game speed booster is the another MIUI option, which allows you to enjoy the game without any disturbance like notifications and calls. To turn on this feature, firstly, go to the settings and then scroll down to 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.
9. APP VAULT –
The App Vault in the Poco F1 launcher is also an MIUI feature that can be used for many stuff. The App Vault comes with a number of widgets, recommended apps, shortcuts for the downloaded apps, also widgets like Calendar and Alarm, and a lot more. You can easily turn on this feature, firstly dive into 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.
10. NAVIGATION GESTURES –
The new Poco F1 comes with a full view display, with thinner bezels, though the bezel at the bottom of the chin bezel is little bigger. The device looks really amazing in the 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The most notable feature of the Pocophone F1 launcher is the all-new gestures system, which allows the user to navigate through the device without any trouble. If you are a Poco F1 user, you must give it a try. To do this, first of all, go to the device settings and scroll down to find the Full-Screen Display in the system and device section. Simply, tap on the Full-Screen Display option and select the full-screen gestures.