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How to Remove or Hide Notch on Nokia 6.1 Plus

These instructions will guide on how to remove and hide notch on Nokia 6.1 Plus. In a recent effort to reduce bezels, multiple smartphone manufacturers have started integrating a notch on their device’s display. Similarly, Nokia 6.1 Plus also has a notch which allows it to have greater screen to body ratio. However, for some users, this rectangular block of black glass might disrupt their viewing experience. If that is the case for you, here are instructions which can be utilized to hide and remove notch on Nokia 6.1 Plus. The complete step by step procedure has been listed right ahead.

Nokia devices are all Android One which means they run pure Android, just as Google intends, without any sort of skin overlay. This approach mostly yields benefits such as faster updates and better performance. However, due to lack of skin, there are no additional customization features. This is also why Nokia 6.1 Plus doesn’t come with a built-in setting to hide notch. Nonetheless, we have a working solution that all Nokia 6.1 Plus owners can use to remove / hide notch on their smartphones.

Hide Notch on Nokia 6.1 Plus

Hide Notch on Nokia 6.1 Plus

Due to absence of built-in setting to hide notch on Nokia 6.1 Plus, you can simply use the Nacho Notch app to accomplish the same result. This app continuously runs in the background and puts in a border around the top edge — the height is varied according to the Notch which in most cases is exactly equal to the notification border.

We have put together a guide with screenshots to help you install and set up the app properly. We have tried and tested the Nacho Notch app on our Nokia 6.1 Plus and it works quite great.

Complete Steps:

Follow the easy instructions below to get rid of and hide notch on Nokia 6.1 Plus phone:

Step 1 – Download Nacho Notch app from the Play Store.

Step 2 – The app would be running in the background when it would be enabled so grant it proper permissions.

Step 3 – Now, to use the Hide Notch feature, just pull the Notifcation panel down twice to edit it and tap on Edit button on top. On some smartphones, it would have a gear icon or something similar to represent editing options.

Step 4 – From the available toggles, drag the Hide Notch toggle to the active toggles panel.

Step 5 – Now, just tap on the toggle to remove Notch.

Step 6 – Some users might notice that the black borders implemented by the app are not round. To enable round bezels, just find the Nacho Notch app shortcut in your app drawer and tap on it. From the list of two options, slide the Enable Rounded Corners slider.

That’s all there is to it! You can now easily hide notch on your Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphone. If you want to revert back, just disable the toggle from the notification pull down.

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