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Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 Tips, Tricks, FAQs & Useful Options

Micromax has recently launched a new smartphone Canvas Xpress 2 priced at Rs 7,499. The device comes powered by a MediaTek octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz and 1GB RAM. If you have purchased the device then here are few tips and tricks that can help you to explore your device with ease.

  • How to insert the SIM card on your device?
  • What is the type of SIM supported on this device?
  • How to share your Data network via Tethering on the device?
  • How to take a Screenshot on my Micromax Canvas Xpress 2?
  • How to check for the Android Updates on the device?
  • How to Install external apps with apk files on the device?
  • How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?
  • How to use the Power saving modes on the Micromax Canvas Xpress 2?
  • What are the sensors available on the phone?
  • Are there LED notification lights on the device?
  • How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Micromax Canvas Xpress 2?
  • What are the Pre-installed Apps on the device?
  • Can I Move apps from phone storage to SD card on this device?
  • What are the bloatware applications on the device?
  • Can I remove the bloatware apps from the device?
  • How much the internal storage on the Micromax Canvas Xpress 2?
  • Does the device support OTG?
  • How much free RAM is available on the device if no apps are running?
  • What are the benchmarking scores on the device?
  • What is the SAR value of the device?
  • Will the Canvas Xpress 2 get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?
  • How to insert the SIM card on your device?

    Micromax canvas Xpress2 SIM

    Insertion of SIM on a device is the first thing that you do when you insert a new SIM on your device. To insert a SIM card on your Canvas Xpress 2, switch off of your device, disengage the back panel and remove the battery. Now insert the SIM card’s in their respective slots as per the marked direction and place the battery. Now put the back panel and power-on your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device.

    What is the type of SIM supported on this device?

    Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual Standby. The SIM card supported by the device is Micro SIM card.

    How to take a Screenshot on my Micromax Canvas Xpress 2?

    To capture a screenshot on your Xpress 2, you need to press the power/lock key along with the volume down key. The screenshot is captured and saved to gallery, for a quick access you can scroll the notification panel.

    How to check for the Android Updates on the device?

    Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 LED

    Android Updates helps a user to fix bugs on their device. To check for Updates, Open the Settings, scroll down to System and tap on About Phone. In the new window, tap on System Updates, the device checks for updates and if there are no updates available then a message stating No Update Available is displayed on the screen.

    How to Install external apps with apk files on the device?

    External apps with apk can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To enable this on your device, Open the Settings and tap on security in the personal section. In the newly opened window, tap on Unknown Sources, a pop-up appears on the screen. Click on the OK button to enable that on your device. Now you can install any apk file on your device, but make sure that the file don’t harm your system.

    How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?

    The quick settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on your device.

    How to use the Power saving modes on the Micromax Canvas Xpress 2?

    Power saving mode helps to improve the battery life in case of low battery thus enhancing the performance of your device. To use this feature, Open the Settings, head over to Device section and tap on Battery. In the new window tap on the check box beside CPU Power saving mode to enable that on your device.

    What are the sensors available on the phone?

    Direction, G-Sensor, Acceleration, Light, E-Compass, Proximity, gyro, Linear Acceleration and Rotation Vector are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating the device.

    Are there LED notification lights on the device?

    Micromax canvas xpress2

    Yes, the device comes with LED notification lights but to use these lights you need to enable them on your device. To enable the lights, Open the Settings and tap on LED indicator in the device in the device section. You can find three options Charging, Low battery and Notification, tap on the check box beside each option to enable them on your device.

    How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Micromax Canvas Xpress 2?

    Screen pinning option is available on the devices with Android lollipop on it, but xpesss 2 comes with Andorid 4.4.2 Kit-Kat. So there is no screen pinning option on the device.

    What are the Pre-installed Apps on the device?

    The device comes with a few bloatware apps, tools and all the google related apps pre-installed.

    Can I Move apps from phone storage to SD card on this device?

    There is no such option on the device where you can move apps from internal storage to an external Micro SD Card on your device.

    What are the bloatware applications on the device?

    The device comes with bloatwares like App center, Chaatz, Dailyhunt, dream camera, Hotstar, housing, M!Live, Quickr and Scandid.

    Can I remove the bloatware apps from the device?

    Yes, there is an option where you can remove the bloatware application from your device. To remove the apps on your device, open the Settings and tap on the Apps in the device section. Now tap on the app that you want to remove and click on Uninstall. The app is successfully removed from your device.

    How much the internal storage on the Micromax Canvas Xpress 2?

    The device comes with 8GB as internal storage and 4.56GB is available for the user and rest of space is occupied by the system and pre-installed apps.

    How to share your Data network via Tethering on the device?

    Micromax Canvas Xpress2 Hotspot

    To share a Data Network on your device, Open the settings and tap on More in Wireless and network. In the new window, Tap on Tethering & Portable hotspot and tap on Wi-Fi hotspot. Now toggle the button beside Wi-Fi hotspot to enable that on your device. You can also set the Network name and password for your device by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot.

    How much free RAM is available on the device if no apps are running?

    The device comes with 1GB RAM where 379MB is used by the system, and pre-installed apps and 569MB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.

    Does the device support OTG?

    Yes, the device supports OTG and acts as an external USB storage for your device where can exchange the data on your device.

    What are the benchmarking scores on the device?

    Benchmarking scores are helpful in to know the performance of the device. After testing the device with various benchmarking tools, here are their respective scores.
    Antutu benchmark score: 28018
    Vellamo Multicore score: 1004
    Vellamo Metal score: 845
    Chrome Browser Score: 1976
    Geekbench Single-core score: 363
    Geekbench Multi-core score: 2039
    Quadrant Standard score: 11021

    What is the SAR Value of the device?

    The SAR Value of the device at the head and body are 0.54 W/Kg and 0.48 W/Kg respectively averaged over 1gm of human tissue.

    Will the Canvas Xpress 2 get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?

    The device is still running on Android 4.4.2 Kit-Kat next it would be getting the Android Lollipop update.Presently there is no news that device would the get the update now but in future the update may be released for this device.

    These are the general questions a user search for when he purchase a new device. If you have any other query pass them in the comment box we will get back to you.

    Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 Quick Specs

    Starts from Rs. 5999

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    Display 5" TFT (720 x 1280 pixels) Processor Mediatek MT6592M (Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7)
    OS Android RAM 1 GB
    Camera Rear - 13 MP
    Front - 2 MP
    Memory Internal - 8 GB
    External - Expandable up to 32 GB (microSD)
    Performance 0 Display 0
    Camera 0 Battery Life 0
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    By Ganesh Mundhra on Friday 23rd of Oct 2015


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