Micromax is a Haryana-based company that has been slowing increasing its market in India with its budget range devices targeted to the entry-level customers. With the success of its Canvas series of devices, the company is coming with another device called as the Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus that will be the sibling of Canvas Unite 4 and Canvas Unite Pro. Canvas Unite 4 Plus comes with a built-in fingerprint sensor on the physical home button that can enhance the security. This budget friendly device features a metallic body design that will give an elegant feel to it.
Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus comes with a 5 inch IPS HD (1280 x 720 pixels) giving and pixel density screen of 294 PPI with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top that can save the device from minor scratches. Under the hood, there is a MediaTek Quad-core processor with a clocking speed of 1.0 GHz and coupled with 2 GB of RAM and Mali T720 GPU. This device will be available in Silver, Champagne, and Grey color options.
Followed are few tips and tricks of the device that can be helpful for the new users.
To insert a SIM in Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus, we need to remove the back cover initially, and we can find the SIM slot just above the battery. You can also see a microSD card slot beside the SIM slot and now place the SIM as instructed.
What is the type of SIM is supported?
The Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus supports two micro SIM’s and supports dual standby, and you can see these slots after removing the back cover of the device. Dual SIM feature is a must for every smartphone as it helps the user to use two different numbers in one device itself, without having to carry two separate phones.
What are the sensors available on Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus?
The device comes with standard sensors like Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor and gyro. These are the basic sensors that we can see on any smartphone these days. These sensors are useful daily for determining the location of the person and also for various purposes that will make easy for its users.
What is the internal storage available?
Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus comes with an onboard memory of 16 GB that can be further extended up to a maximum of 64 GB via microSD card slot. Although there is 16 GB of internal memory, only around 11.5 GB is available for the user and the rest is occupied by the system OS and other pre-installed apps.
Can the memory be extended?
Yes, the company has provided and microSD card slot under the back cover of the device wherein the user can extend the memory up to a maximum of 64 GB.
Are there any LED notifications lights?
Yes, there is a notification light on the front side beside the speaker, 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 of the phone.
Can the device capture 4K videos?
No, this device only supports 1080p video recording, as it is an entry level 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 Unite 4 Plus?
To take a screenshot on Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus, hold the volume down button and power/lock button simultaneously for a couple of seconds. This saved screenshot can be viewed from the gallery of the device or can be shared via any social networking or messaging application.
How can we check the Android updates?
To check if there is any Android update available on Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus, we need to go to the settings of the device and tap the option About phone. Here we can see if any updates are available by clicking on Software Updates.
What is the SAR value of Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus?
The SAR value of the device is not yet known. Lower the SAR value the better is the device to be used. It states how much radiation is the device emitting and the lesser, the better.
Will the device support 4G LTE?
Yes, the device does support 4G LTE bands that will boost the browsing speeds and also can download data faster which will save a lot of time and energy.
How to reset Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus?
To reset the device, you should make sure that you backed up all the required data and contacts to Google. Keeping the battery more than 50% charged, go to the settings of the device and here you can find the option called as Backup and Reset. By tapping on the same, you can factory reset the device and will ask to enter a backup account where all the data will be saved.
What is the battery capacity of the device?
This handset comes with a Li-Po 2500 mAh battery on the back. This is a removable battery as the back cover can be removed, and it gives 20 hours of talk time and up to 281 hours of standby time
What are the pre-installed apps ?
Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus comes pre-installed with apps like Amazon shop, Hike, Skype, Opera Mini, Quikr, , Snapdeal, Gaana, etc.
How to add a Fingerprint scanner on your device?
This device comes with a fingerprint scanner on the home button that is located on the front side. To add a fingerprint on your device, open the Fingerprint Management app by tapping on it. You need to set the lock in two forms, i.e., Pattern or PIN, choose any of the options and proceed further. Now in the Fingerprint Management window, toggle the fingerprint recognition option and enter the pin that you used earlier. Now place the finger on the fingerprint scanner and lift it when the device vibrates, and you have to do it few times until the whole finger is read. Once the fingerprint is scanned Fingerprint Enrollment is successful will be displayed on the screen, and then tap on the Finish button.
Is the back cover of the device removable?
Yes, the back cover of the device is removable, and it is a plastic cover as we see on most of the entry level devices. You can see the SIM slots as well as the microSD card slot after removing back cover of the device.
What is the camera resolution on the device?
This handset comes with 8 MP autofocus cameras on the rear with a LED flash accompanied with a 5 MP camera on the front with fixed focus.
How much is the screen size of the device?
Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus comes with a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD display with 1280 x 720 pixels that give a pixel density of 294 ppi.
Does the device have NFC feature?
No, the device does not have the NFC connectivity feature. Near Field Communication is the feature that is available in only a few devices that will help in transferring data faster when the devices are nearby. This is similar to the Bluetooth feature, but faster than it. Make sure that both the devices should have the NFC feature and it should be turned on.
How to change the wallpaper?
To change the wallpaper on Canvas Unite 4 Plus, select the option display from the phone settings, wherein you can find the options like, Gallery, Live Wallpapers, Photos, and Wallpapers. You can choose the image you want to set as you wallpaper from the given options.
How to change the font size on Canvas Unite 4 Plus?
To change the font size, go to settings of the device and select the option display. Now you can find the options Font Size that can be changed to Small, Normal, Large and Huge according to the user. Some people will be having a problem in sighting smaller letter so they can make the font size bigger.
Will the device get Android Marshmallow 6.0 update?
The device comes out of the box with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and there isn’t any information about the further updates of the device. There are many devices in the market which have not received the Marshmallow update yet.
How to share your Data via Tethering?
Initially, you should make sure that the internet package is activated. Now go to the settings of the device and tap on the more option wherein, select Tethering and Portable hotspot and turn it on. Your device is ready to share data via Bluetooth tethering, WLAN and USB options accordingly. A maximum of 8 devices can be connected, and the user can limit the access to selected devices also.
How to enable the developer options?
Developer option is useful in debugging of your device. To enable this, open the Settings and tap on About Phone in the System section. Now, tap on Build Number continuously for about 7-8 times to enable it on the device. Once it is activated, you are a developer message displayed on the screen.
How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Canvas Unite 4 Plus?
Since the device comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Screen pinning feature is available on this handset. To use this, open the Settings and tap on lock screen and security. In the new window, head over to the bottom of the screen and tap on Screen pinning and toggle the off button to enable that. To pin the screen, open the overview window and tap on the pin icon for the app that you want to pin. Now to unpin the pinned screen you need to press the back button and overview button for about 2-3 seconds.
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 schedule power on and power off on this device?
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.
How to change the Theme?
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.
These are the tips and tricks of Micromax Canvas Unite 4 Plus that will be guiding you after buying the device. If you have any more doubts about the device, drop a comment in out PhoneRadar forum page.