Tips & Tricks
LG X cam and X screen Tips, Tricks, FAQs and Useful Options
The newly announced LG X cam and X screen will feature in the X series and will be launched in the MWC event scheduled in few days along with the company’s flagship LG G5. The bigger X cam comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution and will be featuring a dual rear camera setup with 13 MP and 5 MP cameras giving the Bokeh effect like the DSLR. The smaller X screen will feature a 4.93-inch HD screen (920 x 1280 pixels) and also a 1.76 inch of screen with Always-On display that shows all the notifications without having to unlock the device every time. Both the devices will have 2 GB RAM but the bigger X cam will be powered by a 1.14 GHz Octa-core processor, and the latter will be powered with 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. Both the devices will be available in multiple color options. [Latest Price of LG X Screen -[amazon_link asins=’B01LVXMKDI’ template=’PriceLink’ store=’prblog02-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’824bb8ea-de27-11e6-b8c3-19ebcfab261a’]]
Followed are few tips and tricks that will be useful if you are planning to get any one of these devices.
- How is the insertion of the SIM is done?
- What is the type of SIM supported on this devices?
- Is it possible to share my data and how?
- How is a Screenshot captured and saved ?
- How to install external apps with apk files on the devices?
- Is power saving mode available on the devices and how to use it?
- Types of sensors available on the phone?
- How to check for the Android Updates on the devices?
- How much is the internal storage on the LG X Cam and X Screen ?
- Are there LED notification lights on the devices?
- Does the devices support OTG?
- How much free RAM is available on the devices if no apps are running?
- Is it possible for the devices to get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?
- How to change the wallpaper of the devices?
- What is the Megapixel count of the front and rear camera on the devices?
- How much battery is available on the devices?
- Can the Theme be changed and how?
- How to reset LG X Cam and X Screen ?
- Will the devices support 4G LTE?
- Can the devices capture 4K videos?
- Can the memory be extended on this devices?
How is the insertion of the SIM is done?
Insertion of the SIM is the very first thing that you do when you purchase new devices. In case, you have no idea how to insert SIM on you devices let me guide you. Firstly switch off your devices if you have booted it and remove the back panel. Now insert the SIM in their respective port and put back the cover and power on your devices. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your devices and will be ready to use once the devices are setup.
What is the type of SIM supported on this devices?
LG X Cam and X Screen is dual SIM smartphones and supports dual stand by. The SIM card supported by the devices is Micro SIM card.
Is it possible to share my data and how?
Data sharing helps you to share the internet over a device. To use this feature on your LG X Cam and X Screen, 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 devices. You can change the Network SSID name and Password by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot in the same menu. One can also prevent a certain user to uses this network and a maximum of eight devices can be connected.
How is a Screenshot captured and saved?
Capturing the screenshot helps you to capture the screen in the form an image. 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 install external apps with apk files on the devices?
External apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources options on the devices. To enable this on your LG X Cam and X Screen, 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 devices. Now, you can install any apk file on your devices but make sure that it won’t harm your devices.
Is power saving mode available on the devices and how to use it?
Power saving mode helps you to improve the battery life of the devices, but unfortunately, this option is not available on these budget-friendly devices.
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 devices and helps in automating the devices.
How to check for the Android Updates on the devices?
Android updates are helpful to fix the minor bugs on the devices. To check for updates on your devices, tap on the System folder and click on Wireless updates. The devices checks for updates and if there are no new updates on your devices then “Your Phone Software version is Latest One” is displayed on the screen.
How much the internal storage on the LG X Cam and X Screen ?
The devices come with 16GB of internal storage out of which around 11.46 GB of space is available for the user and rest of space is occupied by OS and other pre-installed apps.
Are there LED notification lights on the devices?
Yes, the devices come with LED notification lights on it and must be enabled on your devices. To use the LED Lights on your device, Open the settings, tap on Brightness& display in the devices 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 devices.
Does the devices support OTG?
Yes, the devices support OTG(On the Go) drive where you can exchange the data from your devices to drive with ease. This saves a lot of time and makes sure that it is very easy to transfer the data.
How much free RAM is available on the devices if no apps are running?
Both these devices come with 2 GB RAM out of which around 968 MB of RAM is available when no apps are running on the devices.
Will the LG X Cam and X Screen get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?
These devices will run the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box, and. You also check the list of brands and devices that would get the Android M update soon by the end of the year.
How to change the wallpaper of the devices?
To change the Wallpaper on these devices, go to the settings, and select the option display, where we can see the Wallpaper option. By clicking on it, the wallpapers of the device can be changed.
How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?
The Quick Settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on these devices as it displays almost all the required options.
What is the megapixel count of the rear and front camera?
LG X cam comes with a 13 MP and 5 MP (Dual) rear cameras with an LED flash and is accompanied with an 8 MP camera on the front for video calling and selfies, whereas the smaller X screen will have a 13 MP camera on the rear and a 8 MP camera on the front.
How much battery is available on the devices?
LG X cam comes with a 2520 mAh battery on the back where as the smaller X screen will be powered by a 2300 mAh battery.
How to use the Screen pinning feature on the LG X Cam and X Screen?
Screen pinning option is available on the devices with Android Lollipop on it. LG X Cam and X Screen comes with Android 6.0 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 devices. Now open the recent menu and pin any of the application on your devices 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 devices.
Can the Theme be changed and how?
Themes can be changed by heading on to the settings section of the devices. 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 applied to your devices.
How to reset LG X Cam and X Screen ?
To reset these devices, go to the settings of the devices 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 devices is more than 50%. This ensures that you do not lose any contacts or other data.
Will the devices support 4G LTE?
Yes, the LG X Cam and X Screen support 4G LTE connectivity even after being mid-range devices. 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. Since most of the Network providers are providing LTE connectivity, all the devices should be possessing decent browsing speeds.
Can the devices capture 4K videos?
No, these devices cannot capture 4K videos with the camera available on the rear. 4K video capturing is available on most of the high-end devices or camera centric devices only.
Can the memory be extended on this devices?
Yes, the memory of these devices can be extended up to a maximum of 2 TB via microSD card slot. The devices come with an onboard memory of 16 GB so, an external SD card support is a must. Nowadays, everyone stores a lot of date on their smartphones, and so we need big storage space.
These are the general tips and tricks of the devices 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.