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How to Hide Notch on Huawei P30 Lite

Right ahead is a complete method that allows to hide notch on Huawei P30 Lite. Inspired heavily from P30 Pro in terms of design, P30 Lite offers good hardware and software in a package that is not as expensive as other P30 phones. Similar to other P30 devices, this variant also comes with a drop-style notch which is a big improvement from last year’s rectangular one. However, still, some users would find this annoying and would rather have a bigger bezel. Catering them, Huawei has integrated, within the stock system, a hide notch setting that, once activated, basically mimics a large bezel and removes the notch.

Thanks to Huawei’s EMUI skin, the brand is able to pack in extra customization options and settings that are otherwise not available in stock Android. Utilizing this advantage, there is a built-in option that users can enable to remove the notch on their phones. Having this integrated into the stock system has multiple advantages. One, users would not require to install an extra app to remove the notch. Two, the reliability of this method to hide notch is much greater than a third-party solution. Continue ahead to find exactly how to hide notch on Huawei P30 Lite.

Huawei P30 Lite, Remove / Hide Notch

How to Remove / Hide Notch On Huawei P30 Lite

The need for a Notch arises when brands like Huawei decide to put a display on a smartphone that completely covers the front dimensions. However, there are few things on the front which can’t be removed or integrated into the display. This means, manufacturers either shrink the bezels or on the more extreme end, they decide to stick a notch on the center of the device which isn’t pleasing to the eyes. Gladly, Huawei has thought of this and has provided a feature which you can use to hide it.

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As discussed, for this guide, we wont require any third-party apps or modifications.

Step 1 – Go to Settings app. You can do this by accessing the shortcut on your home screen or by using the gear button located on the notification pull down.

Step 3 – Once in the Settings options, go to the Display section.

EMUI Settings

Step 4 – From this section, you need to tap on Notch.

Hide Notch Settings

Step 5 – From the resulting options, you can choose Default – which enables the notch – but with Hide Notch option your phone will add a black bar to fill out the empty space on the display hence creating a fake bezel which is more pleasing to see.

Hide Notch on Huawei P30 Lite

That’s all there is to it! You should now have a drop-style notch that is hidden and a phone which looks more pleasant and traditional. If you have any questions, reach us through the comments.

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