Samsung has recently launched a new smartphone Galaxy On7 priced at Rs10,990. It comes powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC quad-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. It has a large 5.5-inch HD display and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. If you have purchased the device then here are few tips and tricks that can help you to explore your device with ease.
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Insertion of the SIM card on the device is the very first thing that you do when you purchase a new device. To insert a SIM card on your Galaxy On7, switch off your device and remove the back cover. Now remove the battery and insert the SIM cards as per the marked direction on the back panel and place the battery back on the device. Further put back the cover and boot your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device.
Samsung Galaxy On7 is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. The SIM card supported by the device is Micro SIM card.
Sharing the data over a device can be done using the Tethering Mode on your device. To share a data network on your On7, Open the settings, tap on Mobile hotspot and tethering in the connections section. In the new window tap on Mobile Hotspot and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. You can also tap on the More button and configure your device by tapping on Configure Mobile Hotspot.
Screenshot can be captured by pressing the power button along with the home button. The screenshot is captured and saved to the gallery section on your device. Captured screenshot may be saved in two formats either jpg or png.
Android updates help in fixing the minute bugs on your device. To check for updates on your Galaxy On7, Open the settings and tap on About Device in the System section. In the new window, click on System Updates and tap on Update now to check for updates. The device checks for updates and if there is no update available then a message stating “ The latest Update have already been installed.” is displayed on the screen.
External apps with apk on your device can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To enable this option on your Samsung Galaxy On7, open the Settings and tap lock screen and security in the Quick settings region or else from the personal section. In the window, tap on Unknown Sources and click on the OK button in the pop-up to enable this option on your device. Now you can install any external app with an apk file on your device.
The quick settings in the notification panel come with Wi-Fi, Location, Sound, Screen rotation, Bluetooth in the first layer and Mobile data, Ultra Data saving, Power saving, Flight mode and Do not disturb in the second layer. These quick options can be customized by tapping on the edit button. Now you need to drag the apps and arrange them in order as per your usage. At max, you can add ten applications on the notification panel. The additional options available for notification panel are Torch, U Power saving, Mobile hotspot & Sync.
Power saving mode helps in improving the battery life of the device in case of emergency. To enable the power saving option on your Samsung Galaxy On7, Open the settings and tap on the battery in the system section. You will find two types of Power saving modes in the power saving section i.e.; Power saving mode and Ultra power saving mode. To use the normal power saving mode tap on it and toggle the Off button to enable that on your device.
Ultra Power Saving Mode saves the battery power by enabling the minimal home screen layout and limiting the number of apps on the device. To enable this on your device, open the Settings and head over to system and tap on battery. Now click on Ultra Power Saving mode in the power saving section and toggle the off button. Now tick the check box and click on Agree button in the pop-up. The power saving mode is enabled on your device. It comes with very few options like phone, Messages, Internet. To disable this option your device, tap on more button at the top right of the screen, and click on Disable Ultra Power saving mode. All the previous services will be automatically resumed on your device.
Sensors are helpful in automating few of the functions on your device. Acceleration and Proximity are the two sensors supported by the device.
There are no LED notification lights available on the device.
Screen pinning option is available on the devices with Android Lollipop on them. Galaxy On7 comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. So use this feature on your device, Open the Settings and click on Lock screen and security in the quick settings section. Now tap on other security settings and head over to the advanced section and tap on pin window. In the new window, toggle the off button to enable that on your device. To use this, open the recent window and tap on pin button that is at the bottom right of the screen. To unpin your pinned screen, press the back button along with the recent key firmly on your device.
Ultra Data saving mode helps in blocking the background data on all apps by default. If you want, you can allow specific apps to use the mobile data. It compresses the data using the Opera Max app on your device. To enable this on your device, Open the notification panel and tap on Ultra data saving. In the new pop-up tap on the agree button. The Ultra data saving mode is enabled on your device. To disable it open the notification panel and click on disable button.
The device comes with basic tools, Opera Max, Smart Manager, S Planner, Galaxy apps and all the google related apps pre-installed.
Yes, there is an option on the device where you can move apps from internal storage to an external SD Card on your device. To use this feature on your device, Open the settings and click on Applications in the Device section and tap on Application Manager and tap on the app that you want to move from your device. Now in the App info window tap on Move to SD card. The app is successfully moved from internal to SD card on your device.
Mix Radio and Opera Max are the bloatware applications available on the device.
No, the bloatware applications cannot be uninstalled from your device but there is an option where you can disable them. To disable an application, open the settings, tap on Application in the device section and click on application manager. In the new window, head over to all section and tap on the app that you want to disable. Now click on disable button, the app is disabled and moved to the disabled section. You can further enable the app from the disabled section.
The device comes with 8GB as its internal storage, out of which around 4.36GB of free space is available for the user and rest of space is occupied by the system and pre-installed apps.
Samsung’s new device Galaxy On7 comes with a quick settings option where it comes with few basic settings on the top in the Settings window. To edit the quick settings, open the settings and tap on the edit button. Now tap on the check box to select the options that you want them to appear. At max, you can add nine options in the quick settings menu.
Smart Manager is used to clean the RAM and junk for your device and hence enhances the performance of the device. To use this option, open the Smart Manager app from app drawer. It comes with four options on screen, i.e., Battery, Storage, RAM, Device security. Now click on Clean All button and clear the junk and remove the space on your device.
The device comes with 1.5GB RAM out of which 650MB is used by System 170MB is used by apps, and 569MB free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.
Yes, the device supports USB OTG (On the Go) using which you can transfer the files from internal storage to OTG drive and vice-versa.
The Radio wave exposure guidelines use a unit of measurement known as the specific Absorption Rate(SAR). The SAR limit for the mobile devices is 1.6W/kg and the head SAR value for Galaxy On7 is 0.407W/kg.
After testing the devices with various benchmarking tools here are their respective benchmarking scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 21414
Vellamo Multicore score: 1115
Vellamo Metal score: 971
Chrome Browser Score: 2004
Geekbench Single-core score: 463
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1421
Quadrant Standard score: 13757
The device is running on Android 5.1.1 Marshmallow. There is no information about the device getting the marshmallow update as per the list of the devices mentioned by Samsung. You can also check the list of all the device that will get the Android Marshmallow Update.
Find my mobile option is used to remote and control your device as the device would be connected with your Samsung account. To use this feature on your device, Open the Settings and click on Lock screen and security. In the new window tap on Find My Mobile and tap click on Add account (Samsung Account). Once the account is added remote controls option is enabled on your device, toggle button adjacent to keep an eye on your device using the Samsung account.
One handed operation is used to use the device using single hand. To use this feature on your device, open the Settings and click on display in the device section. In the new window tap on One-handed Operation and toggle the one-handed input. Now this option will help you in few options like Keypad, calculator, unlock pattern and in-call buttons.
To enable developer mode on your Samsung Galaxy On7, Open the settings and tap on About Device. Now continuously tap press the Build number for about seven times. The developer option is now enabled on the device and is displayed above the About Device in the Settings page.
These are the general questions that a user search for when he purchases a new device. If you any queries about the device or any other device, pass them in the comment section below, we will get back to you.