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Oppo Joy 3 Tips, Tricks, FAQs and Useful Options

Oppo has another entry-Level smartphone in the market now. The Oppo Joy 3 is powered by Color OS, which is based on the Android 4.4 KitKat OS. This dual SIM smartphone packs a 4.5-inch display and aMediaTek MT6582 quad-core processor, clocking at 1.3 GHz. The design of the device is somewhat similar to its mid-range line of smartphones. If you have purchased this device here are some tips and tricks that would help you to explore your phone easily.

How to enable Screen-off gestures on Oppo Joy 3?

Oppo Joy 3 - Screen Off Gestures

Screen-off gestures are something that helps you to perform a certain operations when your screen is OFF. Oppo Joy 3 a mid-range smartphone supports some basic screen-off gestures. Open the Settings app, scroll down to Gesture & Motion option in the System list. Tapping on it would open a new list where you can enable the Screen off gestures. After enabling you will find a bunch of options like Double tap to wake up, Draw O to start camera and music control. There is an option where you can manually add gestures by tapping on Add a screen-off gesture, and assigning a specific function.

How can I enable Screen-on gestures on Oppo Joy 3?

Screen-ON gestures are something that helps you to perform some actions when a screen is ON. To turn ON these features, launch the settings and head over to Gestures & Motions option by scrolling down the list. Tapping on it would open a new list, click on Screen-ON gesture option and enable it. There is no manual customization of the gestures as that of the screen-off gestures. But we have different options available here, i.e., activate the camera with a multi-finger, double tap to lock the screen, gesture screenshot and adjust volume with two fingers.

How to insert the SIM card on your Oppo Joy 3?

Inserting SIM card in Oppo Joy 3 is easy and a simple process. Firstly, you need to switch off the device and open the Back Panel carefully. Next, remove the battery and insert the SIM card into their respective slots, which you are marked as Micro SIM 1 and 2. Insert the battery pack in the correct manner, close the back panel and switch on the device. You have successfully inserted SIM in your device.

How to share your Data network via Tethering on the Oppo Joy 3?

Oppo Joy 3 - Tethering

Every smartphone have a feature where you can share your Data Network with other devices. Oppo Joy 3 also has that feature on this device. To use that feature, you need to launch the Settings app. Next is to tap on More option in the Wireless & Networks section. There you’ll have to select the type of Tethering you want to use to share your Internet. There is an option of setting up the Personal Hotspot, by tapping on that option you can customize your hotspot, as well as change the device name and password.

How to take a Screenshot on my Oppo Joy 3?

Taking a Screenshot on Oppo Joy 3 is simple. All you need to do is press the power/Lock Button along with Volume down key, and your screen is captured and saved in a form of an image. There is gesture feature in Oppo Joy 3, using this you can capture screen just by sliding your three fingers either in the up or down direction on the screen. To enable that feature, you need to go to the Settings app and head over to the gestures options.

How to check for the Android Updates on Oppo Joy 3?

Oppo Joy 3 comes with ColorOS installed in it. Checking for updates manually on this device is very simple.Firstly, Open the settings scroll down and tap on About Phone in the System list. In the new Tab, click on system updates, its check for updates, if there are no updates available then a message stating. “Congratulation, Your current version is the latest” is displayed on the screen.

How to Install External apps with apk files on the Oppo Joy 3?

Oppo Joy 3 - Unknown Sources

When you try to install an apk for the 1st time on your device, you will get a notification stating installation blocked because the device doesn’t allow installation of the unknown application by default. If you want to install such a file, then head over to the Settings app. There you have to tap on the safety and privacy option. You will find an option to enable the Unknown Source option in the newly opened list. Now go back to the file and tap on it, your file is ready to be installed.

How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?

Notification Panel in the Oppo Joy 3 comes with sixteen default options like Bluetooth, sync, lock now, flashlight and many more options on it. These options cannot be customized. The six options are displayed in the notification panel partially while just swiping once more will get you the whole list of quick settings option.

How to use the Power saving modes on the Oppo Joy 3?

Oppo Joy 3 - Power Saving Modes

Battery Manager of the device is used to control the power saving option on the Oppo Joy 3 smartphone. There are two types of power saving modes, i.e., Normal and Super Power Saving modes with their respective functions. Activating the power saving modes is very simple. Launch the Settings app, and head over to the Battery Manager in the System List. Tap on the type of power saving that you want to activate. If you select, the Normal mode option, it can further be customized by tapping the power saving setting. In this, you can customize the options like reduce screen brightness, close touch feedback, turn off GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, data network, as well as disable animation and set CPU to underclock. The super power saving mode is automatically activated when your battery is less than 10%. In this mode only Dial, contacts, messages and clock functions will be accessible.

What are the sensors available on the phone?

Acceleration, Light, Proximity are the sensors available on Oppo Joy 3 and these sensors help in automating the device.

How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Oppo Joy 3?

Screen Pinning option is available only on the devices with Android 5.0. Oppo Joy 3 comes with Android 4.4.2 version, so unfortunately there is no screen pinning feature available for this device.

What are the Pre-installed Apps on the Oppo Joy 3?

The device packs essential Google apps like Maps, Gmail, Photos and other Google stock apps. Moreover, you will see some other resourceful apps like Kingsoft Office, NearMe, Weather, and Security Center are some of the pre-installed apps available on the Oppo Joy 3.

Can I Move apps from phone storage to SD card on Oppo Joy 3?

Yes, you can move your apps from Internal storage to SD Card. All you need to do is, Open the settings, Tap on App Manager in the system list. Click on the app that you want to move. In the newly opened window, tap on the Move to SD card option. You have successfully moved your app from internal to SD card.

How much is the internal storage on the Oppo Joy 3?

Oppo Joy 3 comes with 4GB of internal storage, and where 2.2GB is occupied by the System while only 1.37 GB is available for the user. Though, you get the support of external storage on the Joy 3 smartphone.

Oppo Joy 3 Quick Specs

Starts from Rs. 7990

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Display 4.5" TFT (854 x 480 pixels) Processor MediaTek MT6582 (Quad-Core 1.3 GHz)
OS Android RAM 1 GB
Camera Rear - 5 MP
Front - 2 MP
Memory Internal - 4 GB
External - Expandable upto 32 GB (MicroSD)
Performance 0 Display 0
Camera 0 Battery Life 0
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By Ganesh Mundhra on Friday 31st of Jul 2015


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