HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM Tips, Tricks, FAQs and Useful Options

by Pavan Kumar B.C 0

HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM was initially launched in China last year. It runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with HTC Sense and features a 5.5-inch Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display like the Desire 820G+ Dual SIM, which was launched in July. Also, the handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC clocked at 1.3 GHz and 2 GB of RAM. Much like most of the HTC devices, even this handset feat ures HTC BoomSound technology, this is complemented by Dolby Audio as well. The device will available in Black and White colour variants and will be goings for sale across all the major outlets for Rs. 17,990.

These are the tips and tricks of the device that will give you all the information before buying the device or if you are planning to buy one.

  • How can I insert the SIM card on this 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 Desire 728 Dual SIM ?
  • 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 728 Dual SIM ?
  • What are the sensors available on the phone?
  • Is Screen pinning feature available on the Desire 728 Dual SIM ?
  • How much the internal storage on the Desire 728 Dual SIM ?
  • How much free RAM is available on the device if no apps are running?
  • Will the Desire 728 Dual SIM get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?
  • How to change the Theme on your device?
  • What is the megapixel count of the rear and front camera?
  • How to reset Desire 728 Dual SIM?
  • Will the device support 4G LTE?
  • Can the device capture 4K videos?
  • Can the memory be extended on this device?
  • How much battery is available on the handset?
  • How can I insert the SIM card on this device?

    Inserting an SIM can sometimes be a bit tricky but, in this case, its very simple and easy. Firstly switch off your device and find for the SIM slots. Now with the help of an SIM ejector PIN pull the SIM tray out and place the SIM in their respective port and push back the tray to its position and turn on the device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device and will be ready to use once the device is setup.

    What is the type of SIM supported on this device?

    As the name suggests, the Desire 728 Dual SIM is dual SIM smartphone and supports dual stand by. The SIM card supported by the device is Nano SIM card.

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

    To use this feature on your Desire 728 Dual SIM, open the Settings and tap on more button in Wireless & networks. In the new window tap on the Portable hotspot and click on Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot to enable that on your device. A maximum of eight devices can be connected to this network and password can also be set up.

    How to take a Screenshot on my Desire 728 Dual SIM?

    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. Capturing the screenshot helps you to capture the screen in the form an image. This ensures that you can view this image when required and can be shared via any application later.

    How to check for the Android Updates on the device?

    Android updates can be checked on your device by heading to the settings of the 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. You need to download this update and then install it. Android updates are helpful to fix the minor bugs on the device and make sure the battery on the device is more than 50% before installing the update.

    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.

    Is Screen pinning feature available on the Desire 728 Dual SIM?

    Screen pinning option is available on the devices with Android Lollipop on it. Cloud Crystal 2.5D comes with Android 5.1 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 recent 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.

    How much the internal storage on the Desire 728 Dual SIM?

    The device comes with 16 GB of internal storage out of which around 11.96 GB of space is available for the user and rest of space is occupied by OS and other pre-installed apps.

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

    The device comes with 2 GB RAM out of which around 956 MB of RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.

    Will the Desire 728 Dual SIM get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?

    The device is running on runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with HTC Sense out of the box, and there is no information about the Android Marshmallow update by the brand, but the device may not get the update soon although all the brands have started working on the Android M update. Check the list of brands and device that would get the Android M update soon by the end of the year.

    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 in your device.

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

    The device has an 8 MP autofocus camera on the back with an LED flash f/2.2 aperture and it is also accompanied with a 5 MP camera on the front for video calling and selfies and is capable of taking of 1080p videos.

    How to reset Desire 728 Dual SIM?

    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 data.

    Will the device support 4G LTE?

    No, the Desire 728 Dual SIM do not support 4G LTE connectivity even after being a mid-range device. 4G connectivity is a must for all the devices that come to the market as the customers are looking forward to faster browsing speeds and connectivity.

    Can the device capture 4K videos?

    No, the device cannot capture 4K videos with the 8MP camera available on the rear. 4K video capturing is available on most of the high-end devices.

    Can the memory be extended on this device?

    Yes, the memory of the device can be extended up to a maximum of 200 GB via microSD card slot. The device comes with an onboard memory of only 16 GB so, an external SD card support is a must. A lot of data is stored offline to save data charges.

    How much battery is available on the handset?

    The device comes with a non-removable Lo-Po 2800 mAh battery on the back that gives a stand by up to 496 h on 2G and up to 485 h on 3G and talks time of up to 26 h on 2G and up to 21 h on 3G. This should be a good battery to last an entire day’s change easily.

    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!

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