There are so many hidden features on the Stylo 6, that you won’t notice at the first glance. I’ve shortlisted the most useful secret, hacks, and hidden features.
Let’s explore them with the help of the below videos and screenshots –
LG Stylo 6 Hidden Features, Secrets & Hacks
Let’s begin with the Gestures. It’s the default navigation style on the Stylo 6. A swipe-in gesture from the left or right edge of the screen takes us to the previous page. This is the Back button gesture.
LG Stylo 6 Gestures
On LG Stylo 6, we don’t have the navigation bar with the Home touch buttons. In the absence of Home, Back, and recent apps, buttons, we need to rely on certain Gestures.
Once you get used to the Gesture, it feels more convenient than the home touch buttons. Let’s see how to use them on the Stylo 6 –
If you do not like Gestures, you can always restore the old navigation style with the Home touch buttons.
Learn how to enable the Home, Back and recent apps buttons on the Stylo 6 –
LG Stylo 6 GIF Keyboard
A Gif animation emotes better than an emoji. You can enable the Gif keyboard on the Stylo 6. Learn how to get the Gif keyboard as follows –
LG Stylo 6 Floating Keyboard
As the name suggests, a floating keyboard can change its position. You can float and fix it in a convenient position.
Learn how to float the LG Stylo 6 keyboard as per the below video –
Speed up your LG Stylo 6
The Stylo 6 looks like a premium device from the outside. However, this is far from reality. It’s a mid-ranger with an underpowered Mediatek Helio P35 processor.
Over a period of time, the performance of your phone may slow down. Try the below tricks to speed up your Stylo 6 –
Double your Stylo 6 battery life
The Maximum battery saver mode on Stylo 6 claims to double the battery life. It uses a dark theme and restricts unwanted background activities to save battery.
Learn how to enable the maximum mode on your Stylo 6 –
LG Stylo 6 Notification light
You must be aware that the Notification LED light is missing from Stylo 6. Even the LG K40 from a lower segment offers a notification light.
We need to rely on the alternate option in the form of Flash alerts on the Stylo 6. Learn how to enable the flash notification on the Stylo 6 –
Hide Apps, Photos & Videos
If your Stylo 6 is used by more than 1 person, you may like to hide your personal data in the form of apps, media content, and other files.
Let’s see how to hide the apps, photos & videos on the Stylo 6 –
LG Stylo 6 Dual Screen/Split Screen
The multi-window feature splits the screen into 2. It allows us to use 2 apps simultaneously.
Learn how to do multitasking on the Stylo 6 with the Dual screen feature –
How to move apps to the SD card on Stylo 6
LG Stylo 6 offers Micro SD support. We can increase the storage space with a memory card but the apps and games still use the internal memory.
To fix this issue, we need to partition the SD card as internal storage. The adoptable storage feature allows us to move apps to the SD card. It makes the SD card as default storage space for apps & games.
Let’s see how to move apps to SD card on the Stylo 6 –
LG Stylo 6 File Manager
The old LG file manager is missing from the Stylo 6. We need to either use the Google Files app or access the files via the Storage folder in the Settings app.
Let’s check out the File Manager and the Download folder on the Stylo 6 –
LG Stylo 6 Clock Widget
The wristwatch has become more like a fashion statement than a necessity. We can always check the time using our phones.
On Android, we check the time with an Always-on display or via the Clock widget. Both of these are missing on the Stylo 6.
Learn how to enable the LG Stylo 6 clock widget as per the below video –
How to force restart LG Stylo 6
Stylo 6 comes with a non-removable battery. We cannot remove the battery to force shut down when it’s frozen.
To force restart the Stylo 6, we need to press and hold the volume down and power keys for 4 seconds or until the phone restarts.
How to hide the notch on Stylo 6
The notch offers more screen estate but it feels annoying at the same time. If you want, you can get rid of it.
Learn how to hide the notch on Stylo 6 –
LG Stylo 6 Wipe cache partition
The option to wipe cache is found on the recovery mode page on many Android phones. On the Stylo 6, we don’t get this option in the Recovery mode.
Learn how to wipe the cache on Stylo 6 via the Settings app –
LG Stylo 6 Dark Mode
The dark mode or night mode uses a dark theme. It’s suitable when using the phone indoors in a low-light environment. Moreover, it saves battery life.
You can even schedule the night mode on your Stylo 6. Learn how to use the Dark Mode on Stylo 6 –
LG Stylo 6 Wireless/Qi Charging
Wireless or Qi charging is still costly hardware. It’s only offered on high-end devices. Stylo 6 being a budget smartphone lacks Wireless Charging.
However, we can connect a Wireless Charger receiver to make it Qi-enabled. Let’s see how to do that –
How to make a new folder on Stylo 6
You can organize the apps in a better way by placing them in folders.
Drag an app icon and place it over another app.
The MyMetro & the QuickMemo app are added to the newly created folder.
We can change the folder name and color.
LG Stylo 6 Screen Recording
Screen record is getting more popular than a screenshot nowadays. However, on the Stylo 6, we don’t get a native screen recorder app.
You need to download the Screen recorder app from the Play Store. Screen Recorder by Kimcy929 & Xrecorder offers one-click screen recording with a navigation panel quick access icon.
Learn how to screen record on Stylo 6 using the below video –
Search personal content on the home screen
A swipe-down gesture on the Stylo 6 home screen opens a personal content search bar.
You can search apps and other personal data using this search page.
How to close apps on Stylo 6
The square home touch button at the bottom shows the recent/running apps. This way we can switch between the running apps or close the unwanted apps to free RAM.
However, in the Gestures mode, there is no recent apps button. So, how to close apps while using the Gesture mode of navigation –
We can have up to 5 home touch buttons on the Stylo 6. Apart from the Home, Back & Recent apps buttons, you can have 2 additional buttons.
The extra buttons are notification and screenshot. They are used to pull down/up the notification panel and to capture screenshots respectively.
LG Stylo 6 App Drawer
For a long time, LG has switched to home without an app drawer. It’s a blatant copy of iOS on the iPhone. We can restore our beloved app drawer in the few steps as follows –
LG Stylo 6 Screen Mirroring
On Stylo 6 there is no option in the form of Screen Sharing or Casting. I searched for all options related to the screen mirroring but couldn’t find anything.
However, we can still mirror our Stylo 6 to the TV. Let’s see how to do that –
LG Stylo 6 Hidden Menu
The hidden menu on Stylo 6 offers an extensive list of device test options. It can aid in troubleshooting. Using this menu you can test the Ringer, Vibrator, Camera, LCD, Touchscreen, Bluetooth, Wifi, GPS, Motion Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, etc.
Let’s see how to access the hidden menu on the Stylo 6 –
LG Stylo 6 Secret Dialer Codes
Apart from the Hidden Menu, there are many Stylo 6 dialer codes. Each code reveals a specific secret menu. Let’s explore the Stylo 6 secret codes –
LG Stylo 6 FRP Bypass
The latest Stylo 6 FRP Bypass hack allows you to get past the Google verification screen. The Google FRP (Factory Reset Protection) comes into effect when your reset the phone using the volume down and power button.
If you don’t remember the credentials of the last-synced Google account, you can use the below hack to bypass the FRP lock –
LG Stylo 6 Lock Screen Bypass
On Stylo 6, we can set the lock screen in the form of PIN, Pattern, or Password. If you forget the screen lock, you need to reset the phone using the recovery mode.
To boot into recovery mode, we need to power off the phone. With the “screen lock” in effect, it doesn’t allow you to power off or restart the phone. So, how to bypass the Stylo 6 lock screen? Let’s find out with the help of the below video –
LG Stylo 6 Developer Options/Mode
There is a hidden Developer Options menu on the LG Stylo 6. It can be enabled by tapping the build number 7 times. The Developer Mode offers a lot of useful options. The most useful option is “USB Debugging”.
Let’s see how to Enable Developer Options & USB Debugging on the Stylo 6 –
I’ll keep adding more hidden features to this list. Please share the hidden features I’ve missed via the comment section below.