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Lenovo Vibe P1m

Lenovo has recently launched a new smartphone, i.e., the Vibe P1m priced at Rs 7999 and is exclusively available on Flipkart. The device comes with a massive 4000 mAh non-removable battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. If you are purchasing the device then here are few tips and tricks about the device that can help you in a better understanding of the device.

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How to insert the SIM card on your device?

Lenovo Vibe P1m

Lenovo Vibe P1m is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual Standby. To insert a SIM card on your device, power off the device and remove the back panel. The SIM card slots are of the opposite direction above the battery. Further, insert the SIM card as per the marked direction and put back the cover and boot your device. You have successfully inserted the SIM card on your device.

What is the type of SIM supported on this device?

Lenovo Vibe P1m is dual SIM smartphone supporting the 4G connectivity on both the SIM Cards. The SIM card supported by the device is Micro SIM card.

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

Lenovo Vibe P1m

Sharing of data network helps a user to share the internet over his device. To share a data on your device, open the Settings and tap on more in Wireless & Networks. In the new window, click on tethering * portable hotspot and tap on WLAN hotspot. Now toggle the off button in the new window to enable that on your device. The password and SSID network name can be set by tapping on the Setup WLAN hotspot option in the same window.

How to take a Screenshot on my Lenovo Vibe P1m?

A screenshot helps in storing the information of the screen in the form of an image. To capture a screenshot on your vibe p1m, you need to press the volume down button along with the power/lock key. The screenshot is captured and saved to the gallery on the device. The screenshot can be quickly shared on any of the networks by tapping on the share button on the captured screenshot from notification panel of your device.

How to check for the Android Updates on the device?

Lenovo Vibe P1m

Android Updates are helpful in fixing the issues and bugs on your device and hence help in enhancing the performance of the device. To check for Android Updates, open the settings and tap on About Phone in the System section. In the new window, tap on software updates, the device checks for the updates. If there is no update on the device, then a message stating the Your System is the latest version is displayed on the screen.

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

External apps with apk are not recommended for the Android users due to the security issues on their device. If you still want to install an app with an external apk, then open the settings and tap on the security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on the Unknown sources option and click on the OK button in the pop-up to enable them on your device. Now you can install any app with an external apk on your device, but make sure that file or the app you install do not harm the system.

How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?

The quick settings of the notification panel come with the bundle of options on this device. There no such option available on the device where you can customize the quick settings on this device.

How to use the Power saving modes on the Lenovo Vibe P1m?

Power saving mode is one of the options available on the device that helps in enhancing the battery life to a greater extend in case of low battery conditions by disabling the background data and applications on the device. The power saving mode on this device can be enabled by the one key power saver button which is on the left edge of the device. You need to toggle the One Key power saver button to Up, to enable that on your device.

What are the sensors available on the phone?

Acceleration and Proximity are the two sensors available on the device and helps in automating the device.

Are there LED notification lights on the device?

The device supports one LED notification light when you plug-in the charger on your device. but there is no additional LED notification lights available on the device.

How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Lenovo Vibe P1m?

Screen pinning feature is available on the devices with Android Lollipop on it. This feature helps you to pin any of the applications on your home screen. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on security in the personal section. Now head over to the Advanced section and tap on screen pinning. In the new window, toggle the off button to enable that on your device. To pin an app on your device, open the menu and select the app that you want to pin and click on the pin icon which is at the bottom right of the screen. Now to unpin the pinned screen you need to press and hold the back and the recent button firmly for about 2-3 seconds. The screen is successfully unpinned from your device.

What are the Pre-installed Apps on the device?

The device comes with a lot of applications like Themes, Backup & Reset, One Key Lock, Calender, Calculator, Lenovo Companion & all the google related apps pre-installed on your device.

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

Yes, the applications on the device can be moved from internal to external storage on your device. To move an application, open the settings and tap on Apps in the device section. In the new window, click on the app that you want to move and click on Move to SD card in App Info window. The app is successfully moved from internal to external SD card on your device.

What are the bloatware applications on the device?

The device comes with a lot of bloatware applications like Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Wechat, UC browser, True Caller, Share it, Sync it, Guvera Music, CamScanner, Camcard, WPS Office and few games pre-installed on the device.

Can I remove the bloatware apps from the device?

Yes, the bloatware applications can be removed by uninstalling them from your device. To uninstall them on your device, open the Settings and tap on Apps in the device section. In the new window, tap on application that you want to install. Now in the app info window, tap on the uninstall button and click on the OK button in the pop-up to remove the application from your device.

What is Scheduled Power On & Off and how to use it on your device?

Lenovo Vibe P1m

Scheduled Power On & Off helps you to power on or power off your device at the particular time automatically. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on Scheduled power on & off in the System section. In the new window, toggle the button adjacent to On & Off time to enable that on your device. You can set the time and repeat option by tapping on the time option on your device.

How much is the internal storage on the Lenovo Vibe P1m?

The device comes with 16GB as its internal storage and can be expanded upto 32 GB using an external Micro SD card. Though the device comes with 16GB of storage around 10GB of space is available for the users.

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

The device comes with 2 GB of RAM out of which around 1.4 GB of Free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device. The rest of the RAM is used by the pre-installed apps and operating system on the device.

Does the device support OTG?

Yes, the device supports the OTG(On The Go) drive and helps in sharing the data from the device to drive and vice-versa.

What is the SAR Value of the device?

The SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) for mobile phones quantifies the maximum exposure level of the users to the electromagnetic waves, for use at the ear. The SAR value of the device at the head is 1.18 W/Kg and the body SAR value of the device is 0.915 W/Kg.

What are the benchmarking scores on the device?

The benchmark scores help you to know the performance of the device. We have tested the device with various benchmarking tools available on Google PlayStore and here are their respective scores.

Antutu benchmark score: 20037
Vellamo Multicore score: 1263
Vellamo Metal score: 774
Chrome Browser Score: 2133
Geekbench Single-core score: 487
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1376
Quadrant Standard score: 10645

Will the Lenovo Vibe P1m get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?

Presently, the device comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. There is no new about the device getting the update, but the brand is planning for an update on high-end devices. You also check the list of the devices that may get the Android Marshmallow Update soon by the end of the year.

What is Smart standby and how to use it?

Smart standby is an option that helps to keep the screen on when the face is detected when the screen is entering the standby mode. To use this option on your device, open the Settings and tap on Smart Standby in the device section. In the new window, tap on the check box adjacent to the Smart standby to enable the option on your device. It also comes with a Toast hint option which helps the user to notify when the face is detected.

The above mentioned are the general question that a user search for when he purchase a new device. If you have any other queries pass them in the comment box, we will get back to you.

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