How To Enable Always On Display On OnePlus 7/7t series with Android 11

Always on Display On OnePlus 7 and 7t series

Earlier, we saw OnePlus pushed an update for the last year’s smartphones the OnePlus 7 and 7T series. The latest update is the beta update and brings Android 11 to the smartphones. However, the software is a little bit of buggy, but more importantly. The ALways on display from oxygen OS 11 is missing for OnePlus 7 and 7t series. This made the users of OnePlus 7 series disappointed. However, OnePlus should enable this feature in the coming beta updates, or in the stable update. But for now, we have a workaround through which users can enable Always-on display on OnePlus 7 and 7t series. Below is a quick tutorial on how to enable the AOD on OnePlus 7 and 7t series running on Android 11 based Oxygen OS 11 Beta 1.

How To Enable Always On Display On OnePlus 7 and 7T series

  • Make Sure Your Device is rooted and has Magisk Installed.
  • Download Termux from Play Store.
  • Now Inside Termux write ” su
  • Tap On Grant permission when prompted.
  • Now copy and paste ” setprop sys.aod.debug_support_always_on 1 ” the mentioned command in termux.
  • That’s it you should now have AOD options inside the display settings of your phone.
  • Do Note, every time you restart your phone, this will be reverted to its original settings.

How To Keep the AOD setting even after a reboot

  • Download the files from here and extract it.
  • Find a file to get the script named aodenable.sh
  • Use a root file manager and copy the script to /data/adb/service.d.
  • Set its permissions to rwxr-xr-x (chmod 755)
  • Now Reboot your OnePlus 7 or 7t.
  • That’s it! you now have a permanent Always-on display on your OnePlus 7 and 7t.

OnePlus officially in its statement said that they have removed the Always-on display feature from their OnePlus 7 lineup because it is still in its internal testing phase. Providing the AOD to the users in the open beta can cause instability to the system. It can have severe power consumption and more different brightness related issues. The aforementioned method was first discovered by the XDA Recognized Developer Quinny899.

Maaz Perwez

Maaz Perwez, founder of TheTecheaven, being a technophile loves to write about what's happening in the technical world, aims to deliver the finest & most researched content to the audience through this platform.

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  1. February 4, 2021

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