With the OnePlus 7 Pro The high refresh rate came to the mobile screen not specifically intended for games. In fact, this mobile was the first to include a AMOLED panel with 90 Hz refresh rate, a quality that improves reproduction and the feeling of fluidity. Of course, the screen of OnePlus 7 Pro it does not always work at the mentioned 90 Hz, even if this frequency is chosen.
The OnePlus 7 Pro screen does not always refresh at 90 Hz even if you activate it. Although one of the biggest advantages of the OnePlus 7 Pro is its 90 Hz refresh, this rate is not constant in all apps, even if you activate it.
Since the refresh rate negatively influences battery life since both the GPU and the panel have to make a greater effort, is OxygenOS, the OnePlus layer, which is responsible for managing it. But you can do it with a new application: Auto90. This offers a function that should come standard on the phone.
Auto90 lets you choose which apps and games to boot in 90 Hz mode
By default, the system is responsible for managing which applications work with the 90 Hz refresh rate. Even forcing that frequency from the settings OxygenOS It will have the last will: given its voracity of energy, the 90 Hz work only on certain occasions. There are ways to apply this rate constantly, but it is not recommended given how fast the OnePlus 7 Pro's battery drops.
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With Auto90 You have the possibility of being you who choose which applications will start with the high refresh rate. In this way the mobile will work at 60 Hz (the default frequency in Android) most of the time while reserving the 90 Hz for when it is really appropriate. A specific game, an application … The choice is yours.
Auto90 works without ROOT on the OnePlus 7 Pro, but it is essential to execute an ADB command (you save it in case you have rooted the mobile). The process to activate the app is as follows:
- You must have ADB running on your computer. Further, Auto90 is only compatible with OxygenOS 9.5 and Android 9 Pie.
- Install Auto90 on the smartphone.
- Activate USB debugging on the OnePlus 7 Pro and connect the phone to the computer via USB.
- Accept the RSA key which will appear on the phone screen.
- Open a terminal window on the computer (CMD in Windows) and make sure the mobile is connected correctly by typing «adb devices«.
- If the mobile is already connected type «adb shell pm grant com.arter97.auto90 android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS«.
Now you just have to start Auto90 and configure the applications in which you want to activate the 90 Hz mode for the screen. You should keep in mind that Only valid for Android 9 Pie: If you updated to Android 10 in beta this application does not work for you. It has no advertising, nor strange permits; although it does have a cost: Auto90 is worth 1.59 euros.