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Let's talk Zen Mode - A challenge in mindfulness

  1. Georgeoneplus7pro
    Jelly Bean Aug 28, 2019

    Georgeoneplus7pro , Aug 28, 2019 :
    Yes. You cannot uninstall Zen mode. OnePlus community and other good pre-installed applications can be uninstalled or deactivated.
     

  2. gigin26
    Donut Aug 29, 2019

    gigin26 , Aug 29, 2019 :
    @Georgeoneplus7pro
    Wow. I was trying to find Zen Mode in App Settings and The usage information says Zen Mode alone used 6% of my battery from full charge but also states that Zen Mode was neither active nor working in the background since last full charge. I think you're referring to the same too. Even I got spooked when I first saw it. But then I checked other system apps, and they all show the same. I think it just means that System Apps together used 6% of my battery. Doubt if it's actually Zen Mode that's responsible.
     
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2019

  3. kkdigi
    Cupcake Aug 29, 2019

    kkdigi , Aug 29, 2019 :
    Zen Mode is awsome... I have only one request... Please add an option to make call while in Zen Mode. You can make it an optional feature.. In my line of work, I have to have access to 24x7 phone call availability..I don't need the other things, message, social media, whats app except making call... only for this reason I am not being able to use the Zen Mode frequently.. Make this feature.... and I am in Zen mode most of the day
     

  4. A1565115840631
    Donut Aug 29, 2019

    A1565115840631 , Aug 29, 2019 :
    Why dont you just, I know this is gonna be hard to imagine, not use your phone in the times you would use zen mode and then you would be able to make your calls when you need to.
     

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  5. kkdigi
    Cupcake Aug 29, 2019

    kkdigi , Aug 29, 2019 :
    That is indeed the best way.. but the whole premise of Zen mode is the not using the phone is very hard..and the incessant barrage of notifications makes it harder... most of my screen time is spent on Facebook, and YouTube.... believe me I tried very hard ... uninstalled Facebook, muted all notifications of the apps... but like a drug it all relapses.... Zen mode was a blessing ..... Entering zen mode may be an impulsive split second descision...but is is effective
     

  6. A1565115840631
    Donut Aug 29, 2019

    A1565115840631 , Aug 29, 2019 :
    Using your phone isnt hard, just delete your facebook and the account, if you dont want to do that, just disable notifications. Theres a million ways to deal with this without limiting your functunallity to do your job. If you cant stay away from facebook and youtube when you claim you wamt to, you either are lying to yourself thinking its a problem or you arent responsible enough to not do something that you want to stay away from. Sorry if I sound like a dick but I honestly do not understand an addiction to social media, if its bothering you, turn it off. If you truely want to stop but still make calls, throw away the phone and get a flip phone. It seems like for you using zen mode and getting your zen numbers up is just repurposing your addiction. I dont think its helping you, just convincing yourself that it is. You are simply trading one addiction for another and keeping the addiction present, one of which you stated prevents you from doing your job.
     

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  7. kkdigi
    Cupcake Aug 29, 2019

    kkdigi , Aug 29, 2019 :
    I think, I am not making myself understandable... I have no problem with my job... I don't even get to use the phone during my work due to busy schedule. It is the free time I am concerned with... but even in free time I need to make a few calls time to time... .. And free lone time is boring.... boredom eventually draws you to the phone.... I just want to spend those time with some equally boring but productive work... anyway... everyone has their own problems and own means to tackle them..
     

  8. G_Vincenzo_Cappelluti_qO
    Cupcake Aug 29, 2019


  9. U1567251125863
    Cupcake Aug 31, 2019

    U1567251125863 , Aug 31, 2019 :
    Please add some security to this feature. Or else random people will start ZEN MODE at any random time as a joke. But this is sometimes very problematic. So please resolve this issue
     

  10. O1567045439794
    Cupcake Sep 1, 2019


  11. L1564747442019
    Froyo Sep 2, 2019

    L1564747442019 , Sep 2, 2019 :
    really thanks for this feature and new update which let me use for longer than 20 minutes, please let us use it automatically if some conditions meet, for example when I'm at home (wifi or location) on a certain time of day


    btw: I just buy this device 1 month ago and really love this feature
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  12. Cert15z
    Eclair Sep 2, 2019

    Cert15z , Sep 2, 2019 :
    Please give me an option to disable or remove Zen mode completely. It may be useful for some, but I have no need for it. It keeps using my data and draining my battery. If an option to remove is not given to me this will be my last OnePlus phone.
     

  13. L1564747442019
    Froyo Sep 2, 2019

    L1564747442019 , Sep 2, 2019 :
    if you don't need it, just disable it
     

  14. Cert15z
    Eclair Sep 2, 2019

    Cert15z , Sep 2, 2019 :
    It can't be disabled or uninstalled, that is the problem. I should have that without having to root the phone to do it!
     

  15. A1565115840631
    Donut Sep 2, 2019


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  16. G_Mark_Dunn_JMmj
    Eclair Sep 3, 2019

    G_Mark_Dunn_JMmj , Sep 3, 2019 :
    HEY! It's in the app store now. Everybody go there and leave a one star rating and tell them what you think about it.
     

  17. Cert15z
    Eclair Sep 3, 2019

    Cert15z , Sep 3, 2019 :
    I just left my review.
     

  18. G_Mark_Dunn_JMmj
    Eclair Sep 3, 2019


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  19. Joy Douglas
    Donut Sep 3, 2019


  20. B4babul
    Cupcake Sep 3, 2019