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Asus Zenfone 2 Laser Tips, Tricks, FAQs and Useful Options

Asus has launched a series of smartphones ranging from Deluxe, selfie to laser. All these devices are the successors of Asus Zenfone 2. Asus Zenfone 2 laser is dual SIM smartphone that comes powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB as its internal storage. If your are interested purchasing the device then here are few tips and tricks that can help you to guide your device.

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How to insert the SIM card on your Asus zenfone 2 laser?

Asus zenfone 2 laser is dual sim smartphone that support dual standby. To insert an SIM on your device, Switch off the device, remove the back panel. You will find two sim card slots one above the battery and other to the top right. Remove the battery and insert in SIM respective slots and put back the battery. Now keep the back panel and switch on the device. You have successfully inserted SIM on your device.

How to share your Data network via Tethering on the Asus zenfone 2 laser?

You can share the internet with others by enabling the tethering/ hotspot option on your device. To enable this on Asus zenfone laser, Open the settings, click on More In wireless and networks. Further, click on tethering and mobile hotspot, and enable the type of hotspot you want to use. In this, you can manually set the password and username of the device and also can select the type of security mode.

How to take a Screenshot on my Asus zenfone 2 laser?

Press the power button along with the volume down button if you want to capture a screenshot on your Asus Zenfone 2 Laser.

What is the touch Gesture on the device?

Asus Zenfone laser touch gesture

Touch gestures help you to access the device with small gestures on the screen. To enable this on your device, Open the settings, tap on Zen motion. Further, tap on the Touch Gesture and click on the off button to enable it. The device comes with two types of gesture modes, Wakeup mode, and Suspend mode. In wake-up mode, you can double tap the screen to suspend it. In suspend mode there are many screens on gestures. You can double tap to wake the screen, type W to launch browser app, S to launch messaging. e to launch Email, C to launch Camera, Z to launch an app, and V to launch the phone.

How to check for the Android Updates on Asus zenfone 2 laser?

To check updates on Asus zenfone 2 laser, open the setting, click on about phone. Further, click on system updates. The device checks for updates and if there are no updates then a messages stating device is up to date is displayed on the screen.

How to install external apps with apk files on the Asus zenfone 2 laser?

To install an external app on any device, you need to enable the Unknown sources option on the device. In Asus zenfone laser, open the settings, click on security. Scroll down to Unknown Sources option and tap on it. This action enables the option; now you can install any number of external apps on your device.

How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?

The quick settings in the notification panel can be customized by tapping on the edit button on the notification panel. You can select the options that you want to add to your notification panel. At max, you can set 16 options on the notification panel. Once you have selected the options, click on save button which is on the top right of the screen.

How to use the Power saving modes on the Asus zenfone 2 laser?

Asus Zenfone laser Power saving mode

The power saving mode helps you to increase the battery life in case of emergency. To enable this option on your device, click on setting, scroll down to the device and tap on battery. Now, Tap on the menu button and click on power saver and tap on Battery modes. The device has the two battery saving modes Smart-saving mode and Ultra-saving mode. Ultra saving mode maximizes the battery life and disconnects the network connection when the device is suspended. Smart- saving mode can be customized as per users requirement. Now, select the type of battery saver that you want to use and tap on it. The battery saver is activated on your device.

What are the sensors available on the phone?
Direction, G-sensor, Acceleration, Light, E-compass, Proximity, Gyro, Linear Acceleration, Rotation Vector are the sensors available on the device.

Are there LED notification lights on the Asus zenfone 2 laser?
Yes, LED notification lights are present on Asus zenfone 2 laser.

How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Asus zenfone 2 laser?
Every device supports screen pinning option with the android lollipop in it. Asus Zenfone 2 laser comes with Android 5.0.2 version so, if you want to use screen pinning option you need to enable that on you device. To enable this feature on your device, open the setting, scroll down to security and tap on it, in the new list scroll down to screen pinning and tap on that to enable. Now you can pin you screen from your recent menu by tapping on the pin option on the screen. If you want to come out of the pinned screen, touch and hold the back and Recent button at the same time.

What are the Pre-installed Apps on the Asus zenfone 2 laser?
Since this device is Amazon exclusive it comes with Amazon app; Amazon Kindle installed on it. The other pre-installed apps are Asus default apps, all the google supported apps, file manager, Dr safety, and all the Zen related apps.

What is One Hand Mode and how to use it?

Asus Zenfone laser one hand mode

One hand mode is the option where you can access the device with only one hand just by double tapping the home button. In this, the screen side is reduced, and a user can access the complete actions with one hand. To enable this on your laser, open the settings, tap on Zen motion. Further, click on One Hand Mode and tap on the check box beside the Quick Trigger to enable/disable it. If you want to get out from the one hand mode, you need to double tap the home button. Now the screen will come back the normal mode.

Can I Move apps from phone storage to SD card on Asus Zenfone 2 Laser?

No, Apps cannot be moved from internal storage to SD card.

How much is the internal storage on the Asus Zenfone 2 Laser?
Asus Zenfone Laser comes in two different variants i.e. 16GB and 32 GB as its internal storage. When you boot the 16GB variant for the first time 10.80GB internal space is available out of 16GB. And similarly for 32GB variant around 27GB of internal space in available. The system reserves 5.2 GB.

How much free RAM is available on the Asus Zenfone 2 laser if no apps are running?
The device comes with 2GB RAM; 638MB is used by system, 312 is cached, and 888MB of Free RAM is available on the device when no apps are running.

What is the type of the SIM supported by Asus Zenfone 2 Laser?
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser is dual SIM smartphone with dual standby support. Both SIM cards to be used in this device must be MICRO SIM.

What are the benchmarking scores of this device?
We have tested the device with different benchmarking tools, and here are their respective benchmarking scores.

Antutu benchmark score: 22000
Vellamo Multicore score: 1545
Vellamo Metal score: 872
Chrome Browser Score: 1997
Geekbench Single-core score: 489
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1505
Quadrant Standard score: 14028

What is Kids Mode and how to use it?

Asus Zenfone laser kids mode

Asus Zenfone 2 Laser has got the Kids Mode feature that provides a safe playground for your kids. It provides safe internet browsing environment for your kids by filtering inappropriate websites. Using this, you can set a pin and select suitable apps for your kids and set the playtime limit on your device. To set on your device, Open the kids mode, Enter the password that you want to save and select a security question. Further, write the answer in the text box and the proceed to the apps that you want to select for the kids mode. Kids mode is activated on your device. If you want to come out from the kids mode press on the exit button and enter the password.

What is Easy mode and how to use it on your device?

Asus Zenfone laser Easy mode

Easy Mode helps you in providing a friendly yet intuitive experiences with simple layout and core functions. To activate this on your device, open the Settings, Tap on easy mode. Now, tap on the off button to activate it. The font size becomes large, and all the apps appear on the screen. You can also add, more apps by tapping on the add button, and you can delete the apps by tapping on the edit button. If you want to exit the Easy mode, open the settings, tap on easy mode and click on the ON button to de-activate it.

Can we uninstall the bloatware apps from the device?

Yes, you can uninstall the bloatware apps from the device. All you need to do is Open the settings, Click on apps and head over to ALL and tap on the app that you want to remove. Now, click on the uninstall button and the app is successfully removed from your device.

These are few question generally a user search for when he purchases a new phone. If you have any new queries pass them in the comment box, we will get back to you.

By Ganesh Mundhra on Wednesday 19th of Aug 2015


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