Asus has recently launched Zenfone 2 Deluxe in the Zenfestival, which was held recently. The device comes powered by 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz. It is available in two variants 64GB and 128GB. If you have purchased the device, here are fews tips and tricks that can help you to explore your device with ease.
- How to insert the SIM card on your Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- How to share your Data network via Tethering on the Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- How to take a Screenshot on my Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- How to check for the Android Updates on Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- How to Install external apps with apk files on the Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?
- How to use the Power saving modes on the Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- What are the sensors available on the phone?
- Are there LED notification lights on the Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Asus Zenfone 2 Delux?
- What are the Pre-installed Apps on the Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- Can I Move apps from phone storage to SD card on Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- How much is the internal storage on the Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- How much free RAM is available on the Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe if no apps are running?
- What are the benchmarking scores of the device?
- What is Manage Home and what are the options available in this?
- What are the Layout preferences on this device?
- What is Kids mode and how to use it?
- What the productivity apps available on the device?
- What is One hand mode operation and how to activate that on your Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
- What are the touch gestures on this device and how to use them?
- What are the Motion gestures available on this device?
- What are ASUS customization settings and how can you use them?
- What is easy mode and how can you this on Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe is dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. To insert a SIM on your device, Switch off the device, remove the back panel. You will find two sim card slots on the back panel facing each other. SIM1 port supports 2G/3G/4G, can be used for internet and SIM2 supports 2G, can be used for calling. Insert the SIM in respective slots as marked in the direction. Now boot your device, you have successfully inserted SIM card.
You can share the internet with others by enabling the tethering/ hotspot option on your device. To enable this on Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe, open the settings, click on More In wireless and networks. Further click on tethering & portable hotspot and enable the type of hotspot you want to use. In this, you can manually set the password and Network name of the device and also can select the type of security mode.
To capture a screenshot on your Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe, Press the power/lock key along with volume down key locker. You can access the screenshot quickly by scrolling the notification panel. The captured screenshot is saved in the gallery and can be accessed from it.
To check updates on Asus Zenfone 2 Delux, open the setting, click on about phone. Further, click on system updates. Now tap on check updates, the device checks for updates and if there any updates available then it would be displayed on the screen. You can also update your device manually by clicking on System update in the Tools folder on your device.
Browser, Calculator, Calender, Do it Later, Flashlight, Party Link, Share ink, What’s Next, Web Storage are few productivity apps available on the device.
To install an external app on any device, you need to enable the Unknown sources option on the device. In Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe, open the settings, click on security. Now, scroll down to Unknown Sources option and tap on it. Click Ok in the pop-up window to enable this. Now you can install any number of external apps on your device without any interruption.
To customize quick settings in the notification panel, click on the edit button in the notification panel and select that apps that you to add your notification panel. At max, 12 options can be selected in the notification panel. After selecting the options tap on the save button. Selected options will appear in notification panel in 3 rows.
Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe has got and inbuilt kids mode option on this device. It helps you secure your device when you give your device to children. All you need to do is activate the kids mode and select the apps that you want to appear in kids mode and save it. To enable, Tap on the kids mode app, set a password and select the apps and save. Once it is done, the rest of the screen won’t be accessed. If you want to come out from the kids mode, you need to tap on the exit button. Now enter the pin and click OK to exit.
The power saving mode helps you to increase the battery life in case of emergency. To enable this option on your device, click on setting, scroll down to device list and click on battery. Further, click on the menu button and tap on power saver and click on battery modes. There are two types of battery modes available on this device, Smart-saving mode, and Ultra-saving mode. These two saving modes can be customized as per the requirement of the user. The Ultra-saving mode maximizes the battery life and disconnects the network connection when the it is active. Click on the type of power saving mode that you want to use. The power saving mode is successfully activated on your device.
The device comes in Two layouts One layer mode and Two layer mode. One layer mode, It does not include All apps button. So all the apps are available on the home screen and easy to use. Two layer mode, it includes the All app button and is same as that of original Android experience. To set this on your device, long-press on the home screen/ swipe from button manage home appears on the screen. Now, tap and preferences and in the new list tap on layouts. Further, you can change from one layer mode to two layer mode by tapping on apply button.
Direction, G- Sensor, Light, Acceleration, E-compass, Proximity, Gyro, Linear Acceleration, Rotation vector are the sensors available on the device and helps you to automate your device.
Yes, LED notification lights are present on Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe.
Screen pinning option is available on every device with Android lollipop in it. Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe comes with Android 5.0 on it. So, if you want to use screen pinning option you need to enable that on your device. To enable this feature on your device, open the setting, further, scroll down advanced and tap on the Screen pinning. Click on the off button to enable it. Now you can pin you screen from your recent menu by tapping on the pin option on the screen. To unpin the pinned screen, touch and hold back and overview at the same time.
What is One hand mode operation and how to activate that on your Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe?
One hand mode operation helps your reduce the screen size of your device so that you can operate device with ease. To enable this feature on your device, Open settings, in the device list click on Zen motion. Click on One hand mode and tap on the check box besides quick trigger. One Hand mode is enabled on your device. To use operation on your device, you need to double tap the home key.
Asus zenfone comes with Apps4U(clean master, Dr.Safety, Zinio, Amazon Kindle), Google Apps. Personalization (Asus cover, Themes), photography (photo collage, Camera). Social(Zen circle, Zen Talk), kids mode, mini movie, MyASUS, Weather, UP, ZenFlash pre-installed on it. All the apps are available in respective folders.
Yes, there is an option in Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe where you can move apps from internal storage to external storage. All you need to do is open the settings, click on Apps, in the new list of apps, click on the app that you want to move. Further, Tap on move to SD card. The app is moved from internal storage to SD card.
Manage Home is window appears on the screen when you tap and press the blank space on the home screen for a few seconds. The options available on this screen are Apps&widgets, edit pages, Wallpapers, Icon packs, scroll effects, themes, preferences, settings, etc. These are some of the quick access options for your device.
Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe comes in two different variants i.e. 64GB and 128GB as its internal storage. When you boot the 64GB variant for the first time, 53.72 GB internal space is available out of 64GB. And similarly for 128GB variant around 120GB of internal space in available.
The 64 GB variant comes with 4GB RAM on it. When no apps are running on the device around 2.3GB Free RAM is available on the device, and system and cache occupy the rest.
After testing the device with the help of different benchmarking tools here are few of the benchmarking scores of the device.
Antutu benchmark score: 48329
Vellamo Multicore score: 1566
Vellamo Metal score:1420
Chrome Browser Score: 3523
Geekbench Single-core score:913
Geekbench Multi-core score: 2850
Quadrant Standard score: 11916
Touch gestures help you to access your device by launching the apps with some gestures. These gestures are used in two different modes wakeup mode and suspend mode. To access these gestures on your Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe, Open the settings, click on ZenMotion and Tap on touch gesture. Further, click on Off button to enable this on your device. The different screen on gestures available on this device are you can double tap to suspend/lock the device. To wake up your device, you can again double tap on the screen. Screen Off gesture include W- to launch the browser app, S- to launch the messaging app. The other gestures used in suspended mode are, e- to launch email app, C- to launch the camera app, Z- to launch Asus Boost, and V- to launch the phone.
Shake Shake is the motion gesture present on this device. To use this feature on your device, open the Settings, Click on ZenMotion and then tap on Motion gesture. Further, click on the off button to enable. Once it is enabled, tap on the shake shake to enable the motion feature. This motion gesture helps you to take the screen shot of the device when you shake it twice and creates a new task to Do it later.
ASUS customization settings help you to customize few option on your device like recent key functions. In this, you can select any function for your recent key, i.e. if you enable tap and hold to capture, it captures the screen shot. It opens the Manage home menu if you select tap and to show menu else it will show the recent apps. Screenshot format, the file can be saved either in JPEG or else PNG format. Glove mode helps you to increase the touch sensitivity when you wear gloves to your hands. App installation settings help you to install app either in internal storage or external storage. To use all these functions you need to enable or disable them in ASUS customization settings in the settings menu.
Easy mode provides you a friendly interface experience with simple layout and core functions. To enable this on your device, Open the settings, head over to personal, and tap on Easy mode. Now, click on the Off button to enable it. The mode of your device now changed from normal mode to the easy mode where you can add apps on your screen by tapping the Add button and selecting the apps. You can also access the apps from More Apps button on the home screen in this mode.
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