HTC Desire 630 Tips, Tricks, FAQs and Useful Options

by Pavan Kumar B.C 1

HTC Desire 630

Taiwan-based HTC is a well know smartphone maker and has been releasing many devices from past few weeks; Desire 630 is the new device that was launched few days ago and this 5-inch device comes with a Super LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 66.2% screen-to-body ratio. The HTC Desire 630 is powered by 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with Adreno 305 GPU. The device comes with a normal 3.5mm audio jack and also has a Hi-Res audio along with Dolby audio that will be available in various color options.

Followed are the tips and tricks of the device that can be useful for its user.

  • How to insert the SIM card on your device?
  • What is the type of SIM supported on this device?
  • What is the display size and PPI of Desire 630?
  • How to share your Data network via Tethering on the device?
  • How to take a Screenshot on my Desire 630 ?
  • 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 Desire 630 ?
  • 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 Desire 630 ?
  • 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 the internal storage on the Desire 630 ?
  • Does the device support OTG?
  • How much free RAM is available on the device if no apps are running?
  • Will the Desire 630 get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?
  • How to change the Theme on your device?
  • How much battery is available on the handset?
  • What is the megapixel count of the rear and front camera?
  • How to reset Desire 630?
  • Will the device support 4G LTE?
  • Can the device capture 4K videos?
  • Can the memory be extended on this device?
  • Will the device support NFC connectivity?
  • How to insert the SIM card on your device?

    To insert an SIM card on HTC Desire 630, the company has provided a slot on the back. Power off the device and take the back cover to view the battery and other SIM slots. Now place the SIM cards according to the instructions given.

    What is the type of SIM supported on this device?

    Desire 630 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.

    What is the display size and PPI of Desire 630?

    The device comes with a 5.0 inch 720 x 1280 p IPS display that gives out a pixel density of 294 PPI. This is a very good resolution considering on a 5.0-inch screen, and a budget friendly device.

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

    Data sharing helps you to share the internet over a device. To use this feature on your Desire 630, 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. You can set securities levels and also deny access to certain devices. A maximum of eight devices can be connected to this network.

    How to take a Screenshot on my Desire 630?

    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.

    How to check for the Android Updates on the device?

    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.

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

    External apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources options on the device. To enable this on your Desire 630, 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.

    How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?

    The Quick Settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on this device as it displays almost all the required options.

    How to use the Power saving modes on the Desire 630?

    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.

    What are the sensors available on the phone?

    Direction, G-Sensor, Acceleration, Light, E-Compass, Proximity, Gyro, Linear acceleration and Rotation Vector are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating the 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 Desire 630?

    Desire 630 comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow 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.

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

    There is no such option using which you can move an app from internal storage to external SD Card on your device.

    What are the bloatware applications on the device?

    The device comes with few bloatwares like services, Facebook, Wechat, Whatsapp. As it’s a budget oriented device, we can’t see much of other applications.

    Can I remove the bloatware apps from the 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.

    How much the internal storage on the Desire 630?

    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.

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

    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.

    Does the device support OTG?

    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.

    Will the Desire 630 get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?

    The device is running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box, and I likely to receive future updates also very soon.

    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 a small Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery on the back and will be decent enough to power the device an entire day, with normal usage.

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

    The handset comes with a 13 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.

    How to reset Desire 630?

    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.

    Will the device support 4G LTE?

    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.

    Can the device capture 4K videos?

    No, the device cannot capture 4K videos with the 13 MP camera available on the rear. There are very few devices in the market that capture 4K videos.

    Can the memory be extended on this device?

    Yes, the memory of the device can be extended up to a maximum of 200 GB, which is good for a device in this price range.

    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.

    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.

    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!

    • Goran

      Looking at the internals….i get the feeling these are some leftovers from 2014…in 2016 pakagge. Disaster.