ONE-HANDED MODE Posts on XDA

OxygenOS Open Beta 8 for the OnePlus 7 series brings One-Handed Mode

OnePlus smartphones generally have three streams of software - Closed Beta, Open Beta, and Stable. Closed Betas are available for a limited number of testers, while the Open Betas are published on OnePlus' forums for anyone to install. Both of these builds are used for testing to iron out bugs and other issues, along with...

OnePlus is working on a one-handed mode for OxygenOS

OnePlus' OxygenOS is undoubtedly one of the best Android skins out there. It offers a near stock Android experience, while still packing some essential features and customization options. One of the main reasons behind OxygenOS' success is the fact that OnePlus pays close attention to customer feedback and keeps modifying the OS with each successive...

One-Handed Mode is getting a redesign and we need your help

Last year, we launched One-Handed Mode by XDA-Developers. For those unfamilar with the app, it replicates the iOS Reachability feature without requiring root or a custom ROM. You can use it to make the status bar easier to reach or shrink down the entire display into a smaller window. There are a number of situations where a...

The Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with Night Light and One-Handed Mode

The Sony Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact were officially unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2018. The new phones represent a change from earlier Sony smartphones in key respects. Sony's Omnibalance design language was first launched in 2013, and it evolved into Loop Surface three years later. Now, it has given way to the...

One Handed Mode App Updated With New Ways To Use Your Phone With One Hand!

Last week, we unveiled a project we've been quietly working on for some time: the One-Handed Mode app by XDA-Developers. It is the first and only app that emulates Reachability from iOS without needing root access, a custom ROM, or the Xposed Framework. We received a lot of feedback during our initial release, some of...

One Handed Mode by XDA Brings Apple’s Reachability Feature to Any Android Phone!

As more and more smartphones with larger displays are released, consumers are finding it difficult to use their smartphones with one hand. While most basic actions such as taps and scrolls can be done with one hand, reaching for the top of the display to pull down the status bar or tap on an app's...

Huawei’s One-Handed Mode Feature Nearly Made its Way to AOSP

There was a time when a 4.7-inch display size was thought to be too big. The original Samsung Galaxy Note was launched in 2011 and many consumers were skeptical about the usefulness of a 'gigantic' 5.3-inch device. Today, 5.5-inch displays are common even in the budget price bracket, and flagships with 5-inch displays are hard...