Tecno mobile anti-inadvertently mode

Have you seen this alert on your Tecno mobile phone? “Anti inadvertent mode. Do not cover the top of the screen.” Did you accidentally called someone or even a random international number from your phone?

Many smartphones nowadays have introduced built-in features to help prevent accidental touches and actions when the device is in your pocket or bag. It is called the Indvertent Mode, Indvertently Mode or Anti Indvertent Mode on Tecno, Infinix mobile phones. The terminology can vary depending on your phone brand or model. On other phones, it may be called Pocket Mode, Prevent accidental touches or similar.

On Tecno mobile, the anti-inadvertently mode is introduced to prevent pocket-dialing on your phone. Sometimes when you put your phone in pocket or bag, it accidentally makes phone calls. If the anti inadvertent mode is enabled, it will automatically lock your phone screen or let your phone sleep while the phone screen is covered or the phone is in your pocket, so no unauthorized operations could happen.

The anti-advertently mode makes use of range sensor to prevent accidental operation caused by extrusion or fabric sliding when in the pocket. These proximity sensors can detect the presence of nearby objects, like your hand or pocket and trigger Pocket Mode to prevent accidental calls or interactions with the phone app.

How to enable anti-inadvertently mode on Tecno mobile?

Some Tecno phones may already have it activated by default. When you see the above anti-inadvertent mode alert asking you not to cover your phone screen, it means the inadvertent mode is activated. You can also verify its status from Settings > Display > Anti Indvertent Mode or Indvertent Mode. If it is not turned on, click the ON/OFF toggle to enable it.

enable anti-inadvertently mode on Tecno mobile

How to turn off anti-inadvertent mode on Tecno phone?

If you think the anti-inadvertently mode is unnecessary and believe the screen lock PIN or pattern serves the purpose, here is how you can disable anti-inadvertently mode on Tecno mobile phone. Go to Settings > Display > Inadvertently mode, tap on it to deactivate it.

Disable Inadvertently mode on Tecno phone locked screen

When your phone screen is locked and you see the Anti-inadvertent mode message asking you not to cover the top of your phone, you can press power and volume down buttons simultaneously to terminate anti inadvertently mode. Don’t press power and volume-decrease button one after the other, press them at the same time to disable Inadvertently mode on Tecno phone locked screen.

Should you like to reactivate this mode, go to Settings > Display > Inadvertent mode to turn it back on.

Extra tips to help prevent accidental calls, touches and actions

Many smartphones manufacturers introduce the Pocket Mode feature that helps prevent accidental touches and actions when the device is in your pocket or bag. The name or terminology can vary across different phones. It may be called “prevent accidental touches” or similar on other phones.

To find and manage Pocket Mode on your phone, you should check your device’s settings. Typically, it can be found in the Display or Accessibility settings. Remember that the location of this feature can vary depending on the make and model of your phone. Another quick way to find it is using the search in Settings. The Settings app on most phones should allow users to search and quickly find the settings or options they are looking for. Other than that, you can also refer to your phone’s user manual or search online for instructions specific to your device.

Enable a screen lock on your phone, such as a PIN, password, pattern, or fingerprint recognition. This adds an extra layer of security and reduces the chance of accidental calls.

Set a short screen timeout period so that your phone’s screen locks automatically after a brief period of inactivity. This can prevent accidental touches while the phone is in your pocket.

Additionally, you can also manually lock your screen, use a flip cover or case, position it with the screen facing outward in your pocket, etc. These tips can also help you significantly reduce the likelihood of unintentional calls.

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