Tips & Tricks
Micromax Canvas Evok Tips, Tricks, FAQs and Useful Options
The Micromax Canvas Evok is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 processor and is coupled with 3GB of RAM. This handset from Micromax packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to a maximum of 32GB via microSD card. Micromax has been launching many devices from past few days and this will be addition to its Canvas series. This 5.5 inch device comes with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels giving a pixel density of 267 PPI. Apart from these the device comes with a 13 MP shooter on the rear and it is accompanied by a 5 MP camera for selfies on the front.
Below are few tips and tricks of the device that will be helpful in case if you are planning to buy.
How to share your Data network via Tethering on the device?
To share your data with another device on Evok, we need to have an activated internet package. Now go to the settings of the device and tap on the more, here we can find the option tethering and hotspot. Now your device is ready to share data via Bluetooth tethering and USB network sharing options accordingly.
What is the type of SIM supported on this device?
Micromax Canvas Evok supports dual SIM, and both the slots are micro SIM. Dual SIM phones are a must in these days as people like to use two different SIM for professional and personal life.
How to insert the SIM card on this device
To insert an SIM on Micromax Canvas Evok, we need to remove the back cover and also the battery powering the device. Just above the battery, we can see two micro SIM ports. These SIM’s can be inserted according to the preference.
What are the sensors available on Micromax Canvas Evok?
Being a mid-range device, this smartphone does not have many sensors to accompany with. This device has the sensors like Accelerometer, proximity and compass.
What is the internal storage available on the device?
Micromax Canvas Evok comes with an internal storage of 16 GB, the actual amount of internal memory available on the device after all the software installation is lesser than the 16 GB, i.e. at 11. 5 GB.
Can the memory be extended on this device?
Yes, the memory on the device can be extended up to a maximum of 32 GB via microSD card slot. Memory is needed to store more data, and microSD card slot helps and solves the same.
Are there any LED notifications lights on the device?
Yes, there is a notification light on the device, which blinks when there is an unread notification. This is very much useful as the notification indicates if there is any message and makes sure you do not miss them. This is called as Pulse notifications light that can be turned on from the options Sounds and Notifications available from settings.
How to schedule power on and power off on Micromax Canvas Evok?
Scheduling power on and off on your smartphone is an important feature as it lets you control your device usage accordingly. To turn on or turn off this feature, go to the settings of the device and select the Schedule option power on and off. From here you can set-up the power on and power off time.
Can the device capture 4K videos?
No, this device only supports HD video capturing, as it is a mid-tier device. 4K video recording can mostly be expected from high-end devices or camera centric devices only.
How to take a screenshot on Micromax Canvas Evok?
Like most of the smartphones, taking a screenshot of this device is very easy. Hold the power / lock button along with the volume button to capture a screen shot. Make sure that you press both the buttons simultaneously and the captured screen-shot can be viewed in the gallery app.
Can we check the Android updates?
To check if there is any update available on the Micromax Canvas Evok, we need to go to the settings and select the options About Phone. Here we will have the option System update, by clicking on this, we can find out if there are any updates available on the device.
How can we change the wallpaper on Micromax Canvas Evok?
To change the wallpaper, select the option display from the phone settings, wherein you can find the options like, Gallery, Live Wallpapers, Photos, and Wallpapers. You can choose from the image you want to set as you wallpaper from the given options.
What is the SAR value of Micromax Canvas Evok?
The SAR value of the device is not yet known and will be updating once we get to know it. Lesser the SAR value, more efficient the device becomes in using since more value of SAR can affect the brain of the user.
Will the device support 4G LTE?
Yes, the Micromax 4G LTE supports 4G as its name suggests. With huge heaps in the internet market, every phone has to support 4G LTE to experience faster data speeds.
How to reset Micromax Canvas Evok?
To reset the device, we need to go to the settings option on the device and select Backup and reset. Before you proceed with resetting the device, make sure you backup all the important data, and the battery on the device is more than 50%. This will make sure you do not lose any contacts or other data.
How to change the font size on the device?
To change the font size on this handset, go to settings of the device and select the option display. Now you can find the option Font Size that can be changed to Small, Normal, Large and Huge according to the user.
What is the battery capacity of the device?
The battery powering the Micromax Canvas Evok is a 3000 mAh Lithium Ion battery. This battery should be good enough to power the device an entire day with normal usage.
What are the pre-installed apps on Micromax Canvas Evok?
The device comes pre-installed with apps like App Center, Chaatz, Scandid, which scans the bar codes. There are others apps like Clean Master, Hotstar, Housing, NewsHunt, Quikr, Snapdeal, SwiftKey, and Saavn.
Is the back cover of the device removable?
Yes, the back cover of the Micromax Canvas Evok is removable. After removing the plastic back cover, we can see the battery, SIM slots, and the microSD card slot. Having a removable back cover is always an advantage than non-removable covers.
Will the device get Android Marshmallow?
Currently, Evok is running Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box, but the company has not given any word on the Marshmallow update. I don’t think the device will be getting the update any sooner, as many high-end devices are yet to receive this update.
How much RAM memory is available on the device?
Micromax Canvas Evok comes with 3 GB of RAM out of which 1.8 GB is available, and the rest are utilized by System OS and other background applications.
How to use the Power saving modes on the Canvas Evok?
To use the power saving mode on your device, open the Settings and tap on Power Management in the basic settings section. In the new window, tap on Power Manager, you can see the list of power saving mode. The device comes with Normal Mode, Power Saving mode, and extreme power saving mode. Now tap on the check box which is at the left side of the screen and click on Open button in the pop-up to enable power saving mode on your device. Power saving mode is a life saver when the charge on the device is very less, and you have an important call to attend.
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 Canvas Evok?
The device 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.
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.
Does the device support OTG?
Yes, the device does support OTG(On the Go) drive where you can exchange the data from your device to drive with ease. This feature saves a lot of time and makes sure that it is very easy to transfer the data.
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.
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