May 5th, 2020

The Honor 6X is easily one of the best deals you can get for a smartphone. Not only does it offer a good amount of hardware for the money, it’s practically packed to the brim with software features. Like the 5X before it, the Honor 6X is all Huawei. That means you’ll need to learn the special version of Android it’s running, a little something Huawei calls EMUI. If you’re new to Huawei or Honor devices — don’t worry. This incredibly massive list of tips and tricks will help you get well acquainted with some of the best software features the Honor 6X has to offer.

Start here: 16 things every Honor 6X user should do

Whether you’re having a romantic dinner with the Mrs, or curled up on the couch watching a movie, sometimes you just don’t want any interruptions from the outside world — that includes your smartphone. You can always unlock the phone and use the volume buttons to silence your device, forgetting to re-enable your volume settings can be a big headache.

An easy way to silence your phone temporarily is by taking advantage of the Honor 6X’s Motion Gestures. Also known as flip-to-mute, resting your Honor 6X face down on the screen will tell your device to mute all sounds and stop the vibration motor from buzzing when receiving calls and/or alarms/timers.

Flipping your device over again, will deactivate this feature, allowing all audible notifications to come through. It can be pretty convenient during meetings or when watching a movie.

You can find flip-to-mute by opening the Settings app > Smart assistance > Motion Controls > Flip > toggle on/off.

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