Here is a complete step by step tutorial for Huawei P20 Pro users as to how they can enable Simple Mode on their smartphone. As an option, Huawei’s Emotion UI — EMUI for short — offers a very clear UI which you can switch on to make it easy for navigation. Intended for users with viewing disabilities or older people who have a hard time understanding the specifics of Android, it is built-in into each P20 Pro smartphone. Referred to as Simple Mode, once activated, would clear out the normal homescreen for a more simple tiled layout. Further, the colors are shifted to more vibrant ones for easy recognition. With the steps ahead, P20 Pro users can easily switch to Simple Mode.
It is to be noted that Simple Mode only effects the main home screen and other few parts of the system UI. The apps, both system and user installed, are just as they are normally. Widget functionality is also disabled to make it that much easier for people to use their P20 Pro. Further, there is no installation required to utilize Simple Mode, it is built-in. Complete tips for switching to Simple Mode on P20 Pro listed ahead.
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NOTE: This post is part of our series of Huawei P20 Pro tips and tricks. For more such tips, check out our P20 Pro Features section.
How to Enable Simple Mode on Huawei P20 Pro
Not known to many owners, here is a guide you can use to turn on Simple Mode on Huawei P20 Pro to make for easier navigation of the smartphone. This mode utilizes a more user-friendly tiled layout to make it convenient for senior users as well as people with viewing problems.
Step 1 – Open the Settings app. You can do it by locating the shortcut on your home-screen or by simply scrolling down the notification panel and tapping on the Gear icon located at the top-right.
Step 2 – Browse down till you see System section, and then tap on it.
Step 3 – From within the System menu, select Simple Mode.
Step 4 – To have the Simple Mode enabled, just tap on Apply at the bottom.
This has been a detailed look at how P20 Pro owners can easily switch to Simple Mode on their smartphones. Do let us know about your experience in the comments section ahead.