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Realme 8 Pro tips: This secret gesture will change your life

Realme 8 Pro tips: There are many ways to quickly open an app but this one is the most fun. This secret gesture will change your life.

| Updated on: May 14 2022, 10:30 IST
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Realme 8 Pro tips: Enable this secret gesture control and use your smartphone more efficiently than ever. Find out how to draw on screen to open an app. (Realme)

Realme 8 Pro tips: If you have any permanent or daily ‘go-to' apps on your smartphone, you might have made some adjustments to ensure that you can open them as fast as possible. It could be Google Assistant activated or it could just be placed at a very convenient spot on the home screen so your thumb can instinctively tap on it. You might have even used a shortcut key to open it even faster. But, what if we were to tell you that you can open it even faster and extremely easily. If you are using a Realme device, then you can easily add this functionality to your smartphone. And how does it work? Easy, just draw on your screen. Confused? Let us explain how to draw on screen to open an app. Also read: How to use dual mode audio on Realme 8 Pro

Realme 8 Pro tips: How to draw on screen to open an app

This Realme 8 Pro hack will essentially change your life. Imagine you are out on the street and you come across a really cute looking dog. And you want to take a picture before it runs away. Now, you can do it the normal way by first unlocking your device using fingerprint scanner or password, then clicking on the camera app and then take the picture. But this is more time consuming and you will risk the dog running away. Then, what can you do? How about drawing an ‘O' on your screen to instantly open the camera app. Yes, it is just that easy!

The best part about this secret gesture control is that you can draw on the screen when the screen is turned off, which means no need to press the power button tapping twice on the screen. Just the swish of the finger and done. And there are 7 gestures for you to choose from. And each gesture can be assigned a specific task ranging from calling a specific person, unlocking the device or opening an app. So, take this Realme 8 Pro tip at face value because it will change the way you use your smartphone. Check out how to enable this feature and use it easily.

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How to enable draw on screen feature on Realme 8 Pro

Step 1:

Open settings on your Realme 8 Pro and scroll to ‘Convenience tools’. 

Step 2:

Tap on Gestures & Motions and select ‘Screen-off gestures’.

Step 3:

Here, you will see some basic gestures that you can use. However, to add your own gestures, tap on ‘Add gesture’.

Step 4:

Here you will see all the 7 different gestures you can assign specific tasks to. 

Step 5:

Click on any gesture and select the task you want it to perform. And that’s it. You have successfully enabled the draw on screen feature.

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First Published Date: 14 May, 09:07 IST