Last month, The U.S based InFocus had launched plenty of devices and recently came up with InFocus Bingo 20 that is a variant of the Bingo 21 that was launched for Rs. 5,499 and came with dual 4 G support as well as 2 GB of RAM. This 4.5-inch device sports an FWVGA display and is powered by a quad-core Spreadtrum SC9830 processor with a clocking speed of 1.5 GHz coupled with 1 GB of RAM and will be available across India in major offline stores.
Below are the tips and tricks of the same if you are purchasing the device or planning to get one.
To insert the SIM card on your InFocus Bingo 20, power off your device and remove the back panel. Now remove the battery and place the SIM card slots as per the marked direction on your smartphone. Further, place the battery, put the back panel and boot your device to start using the device.
The type of the SIM supported by the device is Nano SIM card. There is also an external Micro SD card available on your device which helps in expanding the storage on your device by 64 GB.
Sharing of the data network can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To share the Data network on your smartphone, Open the settings and tap on Tethering & portable hotspot. In the new window, tap on WLAN and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. The password and the Network name can be set by tapping on Setup WLAN hotspot in the same window.
There are three ways in which you can capture a screenshot on your Bingo 20 smartphone.
Method 1: This is the general method of capturing the screen shot where you need to press the power button along with the volume down button to capture screenshot on your device.
Method 2: The quick settings in the notification panel on the device comes with a screenshot button. So capture a screenshot, open the notification panel and click on the screenshot button to capture the screenshot on your device.
Method 3: In this method, you need to press and hold the power button until the power window appears on the screen. Now tap on the screenshot option which is at the bottom of the screen to capture the screenshot on your device.
In all the three methods the screenshot is captured and saved to the gallery on your device.
To check for Android Updates on your device, open the Settings and tap on Software Updates in the System section. In the new window, click on Update and tap on the ok button in the Software Update pop-up. The device checks for updates and if there is no new update then a message stating “No newer update is available” is displayed on your device.
External Apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To install an external app on your device, open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on the Unknown sources and click on the Ok button in the pop-up to enable that on your device.
To customize the quick settings in the notification panel, open the notification panel and click on Edit button adjacent to the settings cog. In the new window, drag the apps among themselves to customize them on your device. Once your are done with customization, tap on the tick button. You have successfully customized the notification panel on your device.
Power saving mode is used to improve the battery life of your device during low battery condition. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on the battery in the device section. In the new window, tap on the Power saver option and toggle the off button to enable that on your device.
Acceleration, Gyroscope Uncalibrated, and Proximity are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating your device.
No, there are no LED notification lights available on the device.
As the device comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box, it supports the Screen pinning feature. To use the application on your device, open the settings and tap on Security in the Personal section. In the new window, head over to the Advanced section and click on the screen pinning option and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the overview window and tap on the pin button for the application that you want to pin on your device. The application is successfully pinned on your Home screen and to unpin the pinned application, you need to press the back button and the overview button simultaneously for a couple of seconds.
The device comes with all the Google related apps, Mobile Assistant, App Traffic Control, Power Detective, Themes, Torch and few basic tools pre-installed on your device.
No, there is no such option available on the device using which you can move the app from internal to external storage on your device.
The device comes with bloatware applications like Amazon, Dropbox and Bobble pre-installed on it, and you can’t remove the apps from your device.
No, the bloatware apps cannot be removed from the device, but these applications can be disabled on your device if you don’t want to use them on your device.
The device comes with 8 GB as its internal storage, and around 4.83 GB of free space is available for the end user, and rest of space is occupied by pre-installed Apps and OS on your device.
The device comes with 1 GB of RAM, and around 454 MB of free RAM is available when no Apps are running on the device.
No, sadly the device doesn’t support the external OTG drive on it.
Mobile Assistant is the application which is used to keep an eye on the performance of your device and gives a perfect score for your device. It comes with five options Device acceleration, Storage Clean, Power Saving, Permission, and Threats; Modify fixed items. To use this open the application from the app from the app drawer and click on Start now. It starts scanning, and the final score is displayed on the screen.
InFocus devices come with a Safe box application which is used to protect the data on your device with a secure password. To use this on your device, open the Safebox application from the app drawer. If you open that for the 1st time, then you set the password for the application and add a security question for password retrieval. Once your device with the setup, you can store the data in the Safebox. It comes with the options like Photos, Videos, Files, Password book and App lock. Now you can add the content in the respective options to secure them on your device. The best thing about this application is that if you don’t use the application for about 5 minutes the application will be automatically locked, and the content is secured.
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.
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 2300 mAh battery on the back and should be a good battery to last an entire day’s change on average usage.
Yes, 4G LTE connectivity is available on this device that gives its user the access to fast data networks that saves much of the data.
So these are the general tips that will be helpful for the users while purchasing the device. If you still have any query related to the device then pass your message on the PhoneRadar Forum, we will get back to you.