Android Oreo (8.0) is one of the latest android versions, which I think many of them know about it.
It comes into existence last year and still, users are crazy about this version because its only coming on some selected android devices which includes Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Pixel 2 XL,Pixel 2, Pixel, and Pixel XL.
Google is always looking to provide it users with best facilities that users love. So here, also Google always launched new updates to Android users so that they can experience better.
Updates are for better not only experience but updates also come up with many new bugs and issue that makes people frustrating. Now one of the update has come which is Android Oreo (8.1). It also supports on few devices only.
However, many of the users have reported that after upgrading their devices with android Oreo 8.1, they are facing issue with their lock screen swipe gesture. Therefore, what is the issue and how to fix Lock Screen Swipe Gesture Issue on Android, let us know.
What’s the issue?
After upgrading to Android Oreo 8.1, many users have reported that they are facing issue on their lock screen to unlock the device. Previously users was facing problem in unlocking the device as when the android device was in pocket then the lock screen pops up and open without any intention.
This was a serious problem, which Google has come up with Oreo 8.1 to solve such issue. However, this was the solution but instead of fixing the problem, this update itself has another issue after the update. Here users now to unlock the device, they have to swipe the entire lock screen to unlock the device. If not then the screen will not unlock and it will give a hint to swipe the lock screen.
This issue is named as ‘Anti-falshing feature’ in System UI according to XDA-Developer. This feature may be the reason for the swipe gesture issue. So whatever may be the issue, don’t get worried. Simply follow the below steps and get out of the screen lock issue immediately.
How to fix swipe gesture issue on lock screen in Android Oreo 8.1
Step 1- You have to download and install Substratum Theme Engine on your device
Step 2: After that, you have to download and install Overlay for Substratum from Arol Wright
Step 3: From Substratum, you have to select the download file and apply the overlay on it
Step 4: After all these, you have to restart your device and the entire process is completed