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The 11 best tricks of 2020 for the Huawei Mate 20 Lite

tricks huawei mate 20 lite 2020

The Huawei Mate 20 Lite has been one of the best-selling mid-range phones of 2019 along with the Huawei P30 Lite. From this last one, we have already compiled a series of tricks just a few days ago in an article dedicated to the star terminal of the Chinese firm. Now it's the turn of the Lite version of the Mate 20 series. Unlike the P30 Lite, terminal launched in August 2018 Don't enjoy EMUI 10 with Android 10, but stay in EMUI 9 (9.1 to be more exact) with Android 9 Pie. Do you want to take full advantage of the device this 2020? Check out the best tricks of the Huawei Mate 20 Lite.

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Save battery by changing the screen resolutionRecord the screen of the Huawei Mate 20 Lite without applicationsHide videos, images and files in the Mate 20 LiteCustomize the Huawei Mate 20 Lite with third-party themesAdd an application drawer in the Huawei launcherRemove the name of the operator in the notification barTurn on notifications on the lock screen on the Huawei Mate 20 LiteReduce the size of the virtual screenImprove the performance of the Mate 20 Lite by accelerating the animationsBlock access to applications with a passwordTake a screenshot by sliding three fingers

Save battery by changing the screen resolution

The jump of resolution HD to Full HD makes the Mate 20 panel consume much more energy than its predecessors. The good news is that Huawei allows change the virtual resolution of the screen through the Settings of EMUI to reduce its energy consumption. How?

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Within Settings, and more specifically in the Screen section, click on Screen resolution and then on Resolution HD (1,560 x 720), but not before deactivating the Smart Resolution option. Automatically all the content shown on the screen will be broadcast in 720p. Videos, games, images …

Record the screen of the Huawei Mate 20 Lite without applications

One of the most relevant news of EMUI 9 has to do precisely with the possibility of recording the screen without downloading external applications. The option in question can be found in the EMUI notification bar, as we can see in the image below.

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If the setting is not available in the aforementioned notification bar, we can enable it by clicking on the Pencil icon to edit the Quick Settings to be displayed.

After clicking on the Recording icon, the system will start recording everything that appears on the screen with the resolution that we have previously defined. Also the audio collected through the microphone of the phone.

Hide videos, images and files in the Mate 20 Lite

Another quite useful option that the Huawei Mate 20 Lite include as standard is Safe, a function that allows us to select everything we do not want to be shown in the rest of applications (WhatsApp, Gallery, File Explorer …) to hide it later.

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This function can be found within Security and privacy. Simply create a custom password and select all those elements that we want to hide from other applications installed on Android. They may be images, videos, sound files, documents and any element present in the device memory. To access the hidden files again, yes, we will have to use the aforementioned Safe feature.