OnePlus 2: Top 5 Tips and Trick You Should Know!

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Founded by Pete Lau and Carl Pei, the Chinese handset company OnePlus marked its entry in the tech market on April 23, 2014 with its first device dubbed as OnePlus One. This flagship device was well received among both the critics and masses for its worth the money factor with high end specifications.

The OnePlus One entered into the Indian market on December 2014 exclusively on Amazon India. Aftermath OnePlus One release, the company announced plans to establish a presence in the country, with 25 official walk-in service centres across India.

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Further, the company has launched its second and most hyped smartphone dubbed as OnePlus 2 internationally on August 11 this year. For both of its devices, the company used its invite system to handle sales of the OnePlus devices through official website.

OnePlus in ties with the e-retail store Amazon India will be opening up the sale of the OnePlus 2 for an entire hour from 12:00 to 1 PM with out any invites on October 12.

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Today, GizBot presents you the top 5 OnePlus 2 tips and tricks that you can use on your smartphone. Before that, lets have quick look at the specifications.

OnePlus 2 comes packed with high-end specifications including 5.5 inch Full-HD display, Snapdragon 810 chipset, Adreno 330 GPU, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera, 3300mAh battery, USB Type-C connectivity and has a fingerprint sensor that can store up to 5 prints.

Notifications LED light

This device comes with OxygenOS, which is great for personalization. In this device you can change or set the notfication light color according to your need.

Head to Settings> Customization> LED notifications and you'll be able to select a color out of the available grid for each option.

Use either Hardware or Software buttons

Similar to OnePlus One, this device allows the users to choose between capacitive touch button on the device or the software buttons on the display. Meanwhile the company has included the setting that lets you have software buttons and the hardware home sensor on at the same time.

SIM Card

If you havent used dual SIM mobile earlier, then you have to be super careful while inserting the SIM. To make things simple, use your primary SIM in Slot 1, which on the OnePlus 2 is the card that goes deepest into the phone. If you dont want to fill the second slot, then dont.! Because there's an entirely different set of settings for controlling and monitoring that another SIM slot,

Darker Theme

This OxygenUI installed in the OnePlus 2 is more or less similar to the Lollipop 5.0. You can flip the entire menu back side, so that it will give you the Black theme. You can also switch between Black and White theme in Settings | Customization. Further, this theme gives you more control over the look including the color scheme.


This device comes with special homescreen design that holds your most frequently used contacts and apps called Shelf. During the first boot up, the device will ask the users about the usage of Shelf feature. Also, at the bottom of this screen you can see Enable Shelf slider option. To access Shelf, you simply swipe left to right on your left-most homescreen.


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