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Motorola Moto X Style

Motorola new smartphone, i.e., the Moto X Style which comes powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC Hexa-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz coupled with Adreno 418 GPU. The design of the device is simple and comes with a non-removable back panel. It has a 5.7-inch IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 2560×1440 pixels as its resolution. The device comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded upto 128 GB using an external Micro SD Card. The device packs a 21 MP rear camera with dual tone LED Flash and 5 MP selfie shooter.

It comes with a 3000 mAh non-removable battery and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1.1. It is available in three color variants Black, White, Grey and is exclusively available on Flipkart store. If you have purchased the device then here are few tips and tricks that can help you in exploring your device with ease.

How to insert the SIM card on your device?

Motorola Moto X Style

Insertion of the SIM card is the very first thing that a user does when he purchases the new device. To insert a SIM card on your Moto X Style, Power off your device and push the SIM ejector pin in the hole. The SIM card tray pop’s out, now remove the tray and insert the SIM on their respective slots. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device and will be ready for use.

What is the type of SIM supported on this device?

Moto X style is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. The SIM card supported by the device is a Nano SIM card with 4G connectivity.

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

Motorola Moto X Style

Sharing data can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To enable the tethering mode on your device, Open the settings and tap on more in the wireless & network section. In the new window, tap on Tethering & mobile hotspot and toggle the button adjacent to Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot to enable that on your device. The password and the SSID name can be set using the Set up Wi-Fi hotspot on your device.

How to take a Screenshot on my Motorola Moto X Style?

The screenshot is used to stored the data in the form of an image which may be either in jpeg format or png format. To capture a screenshot on your device, you need to press the power button along with the volume down button at the same time. The screenshot is thus captured and saved to the gallery window on your device

How to check for the Android Updates on the device?

Motorola Moto X Style

Android Updates help in fixing the minute bugs on the device and thus help in enhancing the performance of the device. To check for updates on your Motorola Moto X Style, open the settings and tap on About phone in the System section. In the new window, tap on system updates. The device checks for updates and if there are no new updates then a message stating the device is up to date is displayed on the screen.

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

Installation of external apps on your device can be done by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To install an app with an external apk, open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on Unknown sources and click on the OK button to enable that on your device. Now head over the apk file on your device and install it without any interruption.

How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?

Motorola Moto X Style

The quick settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on your device. As the device can be upgraded to Android Marshmallow, the tiles in the quick settings can be customized by enabling the System UI Tuner on your device. For more details you can check the Quick settings customization on Android M.

How to use the Power saving modes on the Motorola Moto X Style?

Power saving mode helps in improving the battery life on your device and thus help in improving the battery capacity during the low battery conditions. To use the power saver on your device, open the Settings and tap on the battery in the device section. In the new window, tap on the three-dotted button on the top right of the screen and click on battery saver. In the new window, toggle the off button to enable that on your device. There is a turn on automatically option that comes with two options, i.e.; auto-enable the power saver when the battery is at 5% or 15%.

What are the sensors available on the phone?

Acceleration, Rotation Vector, Gravity, Gyroscope, Light, Linear Acceleration, Magnetic field, Orientation and significant motion are the sensors available on the device and helps in automation your device.

Are there LED notification lights on the device?

No there are no LED notification lights available on the device.

How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Motorola Moto X Style?

Screen pinning feature is available on the devices with Android Lollipop and further. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on security in the personal section. In the new window, head over to Advanced and tap on screen pinning and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. To pin the screen open the recent or the overview window and tap on the pin icon for the app at the bottom of the screen. to unpin the pinned screen, you need to press the back button and the volume down

What are the Pre-installed Apps on the device?

The device comes with apps like Connect, Moto, Camera, Clock , Calculator and all the google related apps pre-installed on the device.

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

No, you cannot move apps from internal to an external storage on your device only photos and videos can be moved from internal to external storage on your device.

What are the bloatware applications on the device?

The device doesnt come with any bloatware applications on it.

How much the internal storage on the Motorola Moto X Style?

The device comes with 32 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded to 128 GB using an external Micro SD Card. Out of 32 GB around 23.45 GB of free space is available for the users and rest of the space is occupied by pre-installed apps and OS.

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

The device comes with 3GB of RAM where 444 MB of RAM is used by the system, 250 MB of RAM is used by pre-installed apps and around 2.2 GB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.

Does the device support OTG?

Yes the device does support the USB OTG and helps in easy transferring of data from device to drive.

What is the SAR Value of the device?

The Head SAR value of the device is 0.99 W/Kg and the Body SAR value of the device is 1.10 W/Kg. The Maximum SAR limit in India for Mobile devices.

What are the benchmarking scores on the device?

After testing the device with various benchmarking tools available on play store, here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 69381
Vellamo Multicore score: 1966
Vellamo Metal score: 2520
Chrome Browser Score: 4487
Geekbench Single-core score: 1244
Geekbench Multi-core score: 3333
Quadrant Standard score: 17092

Will the Motorola Moto X Style get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?

Motorola Moto X Style comes with Android Lollipop 5.1 out of the box. The device has already got the Marshmallow update and can be installed immediately once you get the device in your hands. You can also check the list of devices that may get the Android M Update by the end of 2016.

How to enable the developer mode on your device?

Developer mode helps in USB debugging, so to enable the developer mode on your device, open the Settings and tap on About Phone in the system section. Now head over to the bottom of the screen and tap on build number for about 7-8 times to enable that on your device.

How to use the Moto app on your device?

Motorola Moto X Style

The Moto App help in better exploring the functions on your device with ease. It comes with three options, i.e., Assist, Action, and Display. Moto assist is same as that of the Google calendar that notifies you about the activities you have added on it. The Action comes with two options motion gesture options, i.e., Double karate chop for torch and twist for quick camera. The display options come with additional display options other than that of available on your Android device like Wake the screen when notification arrives, block the apps and vibrate on torch. The Moto display helps in opening the information and reads it while you are driving.

These are the general question that a user search for when he purchases a new device. If you still have any queries related to the device and feel hard in using it, pass your comment or message in the PhoneRadar Forums, we will get back to you.

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