Panasonic Eluga Mark Tips, Tricks, FAQs and Useful Options

by Pavan Kumar B.C 1

Panasonic Eluga Mark was launched in India for a price of Rs, 11,990 which available across all the major offline stores and also online. This device from Panasonic comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back that allows up to 8 different fingerprints at a single time. The handset is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card up to 32GB. The device also features FitHome UI, which has been engineered by Panasonic and enables single thumb-flick access to apps on the home screen. The device sports a 5.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels giving a pixel density of 267ppi.

Followed are few tips and tricks of the device that will be helpful to everyone.

  • 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 Panasonic Eluga Mark?
  • 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 Panasonic Eluga Mark?
  • 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 Panasonic Eluga Mark?
  • 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 is the internal storage on the Panasonic Eluga Mark?
  • Does the device support OTG?
  • How much free RAM is available on the device if no apps are running?
  • How to change the Theme on your device?
  • How much battery is available on the handset?
  • Will the device support 4G LTE?
  • What is the megapixel count of the rear and front camera?
  • Will the device support NFC connectivity?
  • How to reset Panasonic ELUGA MARK?
  • How to enable the developer mode on your device?
  • How to add a fingerprint to your device?
  • How to insert the SIM card on your device?

    To insert the SIM card on your Panasonic Eluga Mark, power off your device and remove the back panel. Now remove the battery and place the SIM card slots as per the marked direction on your smartphone. Further, place the battery, put the back panel and boot your device to start using the device.

    What is the type of SIM supported on this device?

    The type of the SIM supported by the device is Micro SIM card. There is also an external Micro SD card available on your device which helps in expanding the storage on your device by 32 GB.

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

    Sharing of the data network can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To share the Data network on your smartphone, Open the settings and tap on Tethering & portable hotspot. In the new window, tap on WLAN and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. The password and the Network name can be set by tapping on Setup WLAN hotspot in the same window.

    How to take a Screenshot on my Panasonic Eluga Mark?

    Capturing a screenshot is as easy as it is on any other device. On this device and the captured screenshot is saved to the gallery on the device and for quick access of this, you can also open that from the notification panel on your device for the first time. In this method, you have to hold the power/lock button simultaneously along with the volume down button until you feel the vibration or hear a sound and the screenshot is captured. This captured screenshot can be shared via any application that supports it.

    How to check for the Android Updates on the device?

    To check for Android Updates on your device, open the Settings and tap on Software Updates in the System section. In the new window, click on Update and tap on the ok button in the Software Update pop-up. The device checks for updates and if there is no new update then a message stating “No newer update is available” is displayed on your device.

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

    External Apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To install an external app on your device, open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on the Unknown sources and click on the Ok button in the pop-up to enable that on your device.

    How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?

    To customize the quick settings in the notification panel, open the notification panel and click on Edit button adjacent to the settings cog. In the new window, drag the apps among themselves to customize them on your device. Once your are done with customization, tap on the tick button. You have successfully customized the notification panel on your device.

    How to use the Power saving modes on the Panasonic Eluga Mark?

    Power saving mode is used to improve the battery life of your device during low battery condition. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on the battery in the device section. In the new window, tap on the Power saver option and toggle the off button to enable that on your device.

    What are the sensors available on the phone?

    Acceleration, Gyroscope, and Proximity are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating your device.

    Are there LED notification lights on the device?

    Yes, the device comes with LED notification lights on it and must be enabled on your device. To use the LED Lights on your device, Open the settings, tap on Brightness & display in the device section and click on Indicator light. You will find options like Calls, Messages, Notification, Charge and Low battery. Tap on the options for which you want to get an LED notification on your device.

    How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Panasonic Eluga Mark?

    As the device comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop (based on Sail UI) out of the box, it supports the Screen pinning feature. To use the application on your device, open the settings and tap on Security in the Personal section. In the new window, head over to the Advanced section and click on the screen pinning option and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the overview window and tap on the pin button for the application that you want to pin on your device. The application is successfully pinned on your Home screen and to unpin the pinned application, you need to press the back button and the overview button simultaneously for a couple of seconds.

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

    No, there is no such option available on the device using which you can move the app from internal to external storage on your device.

    What are the bloatware applications on the device?

    The device comes with bloatware applications like Amazon, Dropbox and Bobble pre-installed on it, and you can’t remove the apps from your device.

    Can I remove the bloatware apps from the device?

    No, the bloatware apps cannot be removed from the device, but these applications can be disabled on your device if you don’t want to use them on your device.

    How much is the internal storage on the Panasonic Eluga Mark?

    The device comes with 16 GB as its internal storage, and around 11.83 GB of free space is available for the end user, and rest of space is occupied by pre-installed Apps and OS on your device.

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

    The device comes with 2 GB of RAM, and around 944 MB of free RAM is available when no Apps are running on the device.

    Does the device support OTG?

    No, sadly the device doesn’t support the external OTG drive on it.

    How to change the Theme on your device?

    Themes can be changed by heading on to the settings section of the device. Now by tapping on it display section of it and select Themes. Now, click on the theme that you want to apply and tap on the use button. The theme is successfully implemented to your device.

    How much battery is available on the handset?

    The device comes with non-removable 2500 mAh battery on the back and should be a good enough to last for 10-12 hours on heavy usage. This gives a stand by up to 900h and talk time of up to 19h.

    Will the device support 4G LTE?

    Yes, 4G LTE connectivity is available on this device that gives its user the access to fast data networks that saves much of the data.

    What is the megapixel count of the rear and front camera?

    The device comes with a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED and is accompanied with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling and selfies. The device is capable of taking 1080p videos at 30fps and also has the features like touch focus and face detection

    Will the device support NFC connectivity?

    No, sadly this device does not support NFC (Near field communication). This feature lets the user transfer data fast and easily just by taping the other device that also has this NFC connectivity on it.

    How to reset Panasonic Eluga Mark?

    To reset the device, go to the settings of the device and select Backup and reset option. Before you start the resetting procedure, make sure you backup all the data that is important, and the battery on the device is more than 50%. This ensures that you do not lose any contacts or other important information.

    How to enable the developer mode on your device?

    To enable this option, open the settings, head over to system and tap on About phone. In the new window, head over to the build number and tap it for around 7 times to enable the Developer option on your device. You can find the developer option in the System window once its is enabled on your device.

    How to add a fingerprint to your device?

    The fingerprint scanner is present on the back of the device below the rear camera. To add a fingerprint on your device, Open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window tap on Fingerprint Manager and click on Register fingerprint. Now place the finger on the power button and lift your finger every time you feel the vibration. Once the fingerprint scanning is completed a message stating Congratulations, your fingerprint has been recorded is displayed on the screen. Now tap on done, In the fingerprint manager window, tap on Unlock device to use this feature to unlock your device.

    Here are the general tips and tricks of the device that can be helpful and if you have more questions regarding the same do drop a comment in our PhoneRadar forum page.

    Pavan Kumar B.C

    Editor

    Pavan is an Electronic & Communication Engineer, a Gadget freak and has passion towards Photography, Wild life, Sports and always trying and finding new thing in the fields interested. He also collects rare information, which are not in books (mostly about animals), and very much interested in modelling and acting. Loves to spend time with friends, kids and importantly, PETS!

    • Pulkit Jain

      This is pretty useful stuff but I’ve a suggestion for you guys,it would be better if you ask readers which device they want you guys to cover cuz I think not many people have Eluga with them so all your hard work doesn’t benefit much people.