How to Enable Always On Display on OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 6

Learn how to enable Always On Display on OnePlus phones with this guide. Since AMOLED display technology, brands have been including an Always On Display mode on most Android smartphones. What this modes does is, it keeps the screen on in black / white mode with only key text being displayed. It is quite power efficient and also keeps you updated on important notifications without actually powering on the complete display. Unfortunately, for OnePlus devices, there isn’t any default inclusion of this mode. However, there is a way through which you can enable Always On Display by rooting your device. We have included fast download links to packages required along with helpful tips for how to enable Always On Display on OnePlus phones.

As explained earlier, Always On Display lets you keep your important information being displayed on your smartphone at all times even when it is locked. This might raise concerns for users with sensitive information, fortunately, this mode can be customized and rather than displaying the information itself, you can choose to show notification count only. Keep reading for a detailed article on enabling Always On Display on OnePlus devices.

How to Enable Always On Display on OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 6 1

There is always a way in Android OS, that’s also why people love Android the most. With this guide you will get Always On Display feature back on your OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T and the on the latest flagship, OnePlus 6. In order to get this feature, you will, however, have to root your OnePlus. Just follow the guide carefully which is given below.

How to Enable Always on Display on OnePlus Smartphones

The process is little bit tricky. So you have to follow the given step-by-step process very carefully.

Step 1 – First, you will have to root your OnePlus device and install the Magisk. We have dedicated guides available for each OnePlus device, find them in the list ahead:

Step 2 – After you have rooted, download the following Masgisk Module onto your device:


Step 3 – In order to install it, head on to Magisk Manager application and apply it. No idea of how to use Magisk Manager? Here is a complete guide: How to install Magisk Module in Magisk Manager.

Step 4 – After the installation is fully done, reboot your OnePlus device so the changes that are made through rooting can take effect.

Step 5 – When the phone is completely turned on, go to its Settings menu and then the Display section. There you will find the Always-On display feature on your OnePlus smartphone.

Handy, eh? Do let us know about your experiences with the Always On Display or if you are facing any troubles, in the comments ahead. This has been a detailed look on how you can enable Always On Display on OnePlus devices.

Default image
Rohail Khan
A football lover, Writer and a great photographer. Gaming all the way. Really love to travel the world.
Articles: 380

Leave a Reply