Vivo Y51L is the new smartphone from the Chinese smartphone maker Vivo. The device is priced at Rs. 11,980 in India and will also be the first model in this year, which will be assembled in Greater Noida, which is its manufacturing plant. The Vivo Y51L is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The company is expecting to grow its market share in affordable segment with this device in India and also has a glass back cover giving it a premier look.
Below are some of the useful tips and tricks that will be helpful to the users of Vivo Y51L smartphone.
Vivo Y51L comes with a glass back, which is non-removable; so the company has provided a slot on the sides. With the help of the SIM ejector pin, pull out the SIM tray and place the SIM accordingly and the device is ready to use with the SIM.
Vivo Y51L is dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby like most of the devices. The SIM card backed by the device is Micro SIM card, and Everyone these days need dual SIM feature as they need to keep the personal number and office number separately, and it’s difficult to carry two different devices for it.
The device comes with a 5.0 inch 540 x 960 p IPS LCD display that gives out a pixel density of 220 PPI. This is a decent resolution on a 5.0-inch screen considering it as a budget friendly device.
To share data with this Vivo Y51L, open the Settings and tap on more button in Wireless & networks. Now tap on the Portable hotspot and select the option Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot to enable that on your device. You can change the Network SSID name and Password by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot in the same menu. A maximum of eight devices can be connected to this network and can also set securities levels and deny access to certain devices.
With the help of screenshot, you can take an instant image of the screen. This ensures that you can view this image when required. To capture a screenshot on this handset, hold the power/lock button along with the volume down button simultaneously until you feel a vibration or hear a sound. This captured screenshot can be quickly viewed by swiping from the top or by opening the gallery app. This screenshot can be shared via any application later.
For checking for updates on your device, tap on the System folder and click on Wireless updates. The device checks for updates and if there are no new updates on your device then “Your Phone Software version is Latest One” is displayed on the screen. If there is an update available the user needs to download the update and then install it, make sure the battery of the device is more than half before the installation process starts.
External apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources options on the device. To enable this on your Vivo Y51L, Open the Settings and tap on Lock screen & Security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on unknown sources and click on the OK button enable this on your device. Now, you can install any apk file on your device but make sure that it won’t harm your device.
To activate the power saving mode on this device, go to the settings and tap on the battery option. Here you have the option as power saving mode; wherein you need to toggle it to turn on. By this way you can turn on the feature and the battery on the device can be saved.
Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope. Direction, G-Sensor, Light, E-Compass, Proximity, Gyro, Linear acceleration and Rotation Vector are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating 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.
Vivo Y51L comes with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box and does support the screen pinning feature. Now, open the settings and click on Lock screen & security. In the new window head over to screen pinning option and tap on it. Now toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the new menu and pin any of the application on your device by tapping on the pin button. To unpin your pinned screen, you need to press the back button for few seconds, and you have successfully unpinned from your device.
Yes, the device comes with an option where you can uninstall the apps from your device. Not all the applications can be uninstalled; the applications which cannot be uninstalled can be disabled from your device. To uninstall an app, open the settings and tap on App in the device section and click on the app that you want to remove. In the app info window, click on the uninstall button, the app is successfully removed from your device.
The device comes with 16 GB of internal storage out of which around11.52 MB of space is available for the user and rest of space is occupied by OS and other pre-installed apps. This is very less since users cannot store much data or can use many applications on the device.
The device comes with a mere 2 GB of RAM out of which around 930 MB is available for the user, and the rest is occupied by the system OS and other applications pre-installed in it.
No, the device do not support OTG(On the Go) drive where you can exchange the data from your device to drive with ease. This saves a lot of time and makes sure that it is very easy to transfer the data.
The device is running on FunTouch OS based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box and is likely to receive future updates also very soon.
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.
The device comes with a small Li-Ion 2350 mAh battery on the back and will be decent enough to power the device an entire day, with normal usage.
The handset comes with a 8 MP camera on the back with an LED flash and is accompanied with a 5 MP camera on the front for video calling and selfies. The rear camera also has the features like touch to focus, Geo-tagging, face and smile detection, panorama and HDR.
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 relevant information.
Yes, the device does support the 4G LTE connectivity with VoLTE technology. Now, in this modern era, everyone wants to get the access to the latest technology and faster browsing speeds.
No, the device cannot capture 4K videos with the 8 MP camera available on the rear as it is limited to 1080 p at 30 fps. There are very few devices in the market that capture 4K videos.
Yes, the memory of the device can be extended up to a maximum of 128 GB, which is good for a device in this price range.
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.
These 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, and we will get back to you soon.