How to Display Refresh Rate on OnePlus Phones [without any App]

Android phones are popular for their free user interface and tons of customizations. In the last couple of years, the Smartphone industry has been improved a lot including innovations like full view display, high refresh rate, and more. OnePlus is among the first few brands to bring high refresh rates on their phones. And if you are also using an OnePlus phone with a high refresh rate then this guide is for you. Here you will know how to display refresh rate on OnePlus phones.

How to show refresh rate on oneplus phones

A higher refresh rate means a smoother experience on the phone. But it also drains the battery faster than usual. So, OnePlus smartphones have dynamic refresh rate features that drop the refresh rate when the device is idle. And also, there are many apps and games that don’t support higher refresh rates. And I am sure you want to know the refresh rate your app or game is running.

How to Show Refresh Rate on OnePlus Phones Display

OnePlus released many smartphones with high refresh rates starting with the OnePlus 7 Pro which has a 90hz display. And later the OnePlus 8 Pro took the refresh rate to 120Hz.

There are some third-party apps that let you see the current refresh rate on your display. But these apps work perfectly only on rooted phones. But do you know you can enable a Setting to show the refresh rate on the screen of an Android phone? Here we are going to reveal that option which is already present on your phone.

This guide will let you see the refresh rate in your phone’s display constantly at the correct refresh rate on which your phone is operating. And it will also let you test which apps or games support 90Hz or 120Hz or even higher. So, this is going to be an interesting guide for you. Follow all the steps given below to enjoy this feature on your Android phone.

Enable Developer Options on your OnePlus

By default, the developer options on all Android phones are hidden. But you can enable it on your phone with a few simple steps.

  1. Open Settings on your OnePlus phone.
  2. Scroll down to the last and open About Phone.
  3. Now tap seven times on Build Number and it will show you are now a developer.How to show refresh rate on oneplus phones
  4. Go back to the main Settings and then go to System.
  5. In System settings, you will find Developer Options.How to display refresh rate on oneplus phones

Steps to Show Refresh Rate on OnePlus Phones

After enabling developer options on your phone, you can follow this guide to show refresh rate on the screen.

  1. Open Developer Options on your phone using the above steps.
  2. In the developer options look for ‘Show refresh rate‘, you can also search for it if you are unable to find it.How to display refresh rate on oneplus phones
  3. Then enable the toggle and it will show the refresh rate on your screen.
  4. The current refresh rate will display on the left side of the display in green color.

You can enable or disable the refresh rate directly from the developer options. Yes, it is that easy, you don’t need to root your phone to display refresh rate. It is really useful if you don’t want to use any third-party app to check the current refresh rate on your phone. It may not be useful for everyone, but many users like me are curious to know the current refresh rate.

This will help you if you are recording gameplay or testing refresh rate on any apps or games. And there are some other uses as well. We have tested this guide on OnePlus and Realme phones. But this feature is not available on Realme phones. If you think this option is available on other OEMs then let us know we will update it.

So that’s all on how to show refresh rate on OnePlus phones. I hope you find this guide useful. In case if you have any queries, then let us know in the comment section.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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