How To Unlock Developer Option and How To Use It

How To Unlock Developer Option

Many of you may have heard about developer option. This option is available in every smartphone but it’s not visible in settings. So in this post, you will learn How To Unlock Developer Option and How To Use It on Android devices.

Good point is that you can unlock this option from settings to make it visible in settings. This setting provides more control over your smartphone.


 1) Open settings.

2) Go To About Phone option.                                                                                                

3) Now tap 7 times on Build Number until it says you are now a Developer or CustomUI number (eg. MIUI number) in some phones. 

4) You can find Developer options inside Advanced settings (Additional settings) or above About Phone on some phones.

5) Now you can use your smartphone advanced settings such as debugging, OEM unlocking, animation speed etc.

Open the images below to see various settings provided under Developer option.

Important Developer options:-

OEM Unlocking: This feature allows you to modify your Bootloader locking status. If you want to unlocked select this option. You can check the Bootloader status from Unlock status option.

USB Debugging: This feature connect your Android phone with computer containing Android SDK by connecting with USB. USB Debugging also helps a lot when you are flashing a ROM on your phones.

Drawing: This section on developer option allows you to change the phone Animation speed, duration. Also it provide an option to create a secondary display. Basically it gives full control of display to the user.

Hardware Accelerated Rendering: Through this section of Developer you can change the default GPU controls of the phone. If you have an issue on game like you are only seeing objects in black you can solve from Disable HW overlays. 
Networking​: From this section user can change system settings of WiFi, carrier, or any wireless controls. User can enable mobile data and WiFi simultaneously for faster network switching.

Apps: This section let user to control over apps on the device such as user can set Background process limit and Memory optimisation priority.

Monitoring: It will let user to change on display that carries everywhere such as show cpu usage and GPU rendering option.

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