How to unlock the screen refresh rate of 90 Hz on the Google Pixel 4

After several months of constant leaks, speculation and rumors. After the expectations and forecasts of different sources, Google finally unveiled its flagship Google Pixel Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL. On our website you will find a lot of materials on these devices. And if you missed something, we recommend to follow us on Telegram, this wouldn’t have happened. But today we will talk about what is replacing the device from the search giant have some undocumented features. As you say, the option to turn the screen refresh rate to 90 Hz? And this, incidentally, is easy to do.

Google Pixel 4 has some hidden features

What does the refresh rate of the screen of the smartphone

Someone may say: “why, indeed, I need those same 90 Hertz?”. Let’s explain. The screen refresh rate is the number of possible image changes that occurs in one second. Measured in Hertz (Hz). In simple words: at 60 Hz the picture is displayed on the screen of your smartphone (tablet, monitor or TV) will be “redrawn” 60 times per second. Accordingly, the higher the number of Hertz, the “quicker” the dynamics of images, animations, smoothness, and so on. There is another related indicator — the number of frames per second (fps). But from the point of view of the iron work a little different. In details we are not going to go. Suffice it to say that the greater the number of Hertz and fps — therefore better.

How to turn the 90 Hz on the screen Google Pixel 4

According to recent reports, Google Pixel 4 regularly switches between modes at 60 Hz and 90 Hz. Presumably this is done to conserve battery. But, fortunately, there is a workaround that will allow you all the time to use a frequency of 90 Hz on the screen of your smartphone. For this you need to first enable developer options (don’t worry, it’s not hacking and all quite legally). First, open the Settings app. Then you need to find a section called “About phone”. We go there, scrolling down the screen to the option “build Number”. Click on it 7 times in a row, then on the screen appears a message saying that developer options are now available.

It remains only to move the slider, and the coveted 90 Hz will be available to you

Now return to the main screen of the application “Settings”, scroll down and select “System” — “developer Options”. Find the option “Set the refresh rate to 90 Hz” and turn it on. Congratulations. Now your screen will always run at a frequency of 90 Hz.

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But that’s not all. Google knowingly made a dynamic change of the frequency of refresh, as more Hertz load battery. So you sometimes need to disable this option. Fortunately, it can be placed in quick access menu, not to climb each time to the settings of the gadget.

To do this, swipe down on the notification bar twice to open quick settings menu. Here you will see icon, made in the form of a pencil located in the lower corner of this menu. Click on it and you will be able to add a new item on this screen. Look in the drop down list the option “update Frequency screen refresh 90 Hz”, and then press and hold the icon to drag it to the top menu. As you know, this life hack can be applied in order to add other useful options in the quick settings menu.

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