Customising your device

Customising your device

You can adjust several device settings to suit your own needs. For example, you can change the language, add a personal ringtone, or change the screen brightness.

Using multiple SIM cards

Your device works with one or two SIM cards inserted. You get incoming communication to both SIM cards and you can select from which number you want to place outgoing communication. Before you can use both SIM cards, you need to enable the SIM cards in the settings menu of your device.

To enable or disable the use of two SIM cards

  1. From the Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Dual SIM card.
  3. Mark or unmark the SIM1 and SIM2 checkboxes.

To rename a SIM card

  1. From the Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Dual SIM card.
  3. Tap a SIM card and enter a name for it.
  4. Tap OK.

Switching between SIM cards

You can select which SIM card to use, and the selected SIM card will be used for all outgoing calls and messages. Data traffic can be set to only run on one of the SIM cards. You will receive calls and messages to both SIM cards, however, during a call, only the active SIM card is available for communications.

To switch between SIM cards manually

  1. Make sure that both SIM cards are enabled.
  2. From the Home screen, tap .
  3. Find and tap Settings > Dual SIM card > SIM for call & messaging, then select a SIM card.
The currently active SIM card is indicated by a coloured icon in the status bar.

Setting the phone to switch between SIM cards automatically

You can set the phone to switch SIM cards automatically at a set time. That way, all communications are made from the SIM card you select during the hours you want.

To set the phone to switch SIM cards automatically

  1. From the Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Dual SIM card.
  3. Mark the Call & messaging and Data traffic checkboxes.
  4. Under Auto switch, select an option.
  5. Tap a SIM card and set the time period.

Adjusting the volume

You can adjust the ringtone volume for phone calls and notifications as well as for music and video playback.

To adjust the ring volume with the volume key

  • Press the volume key up or down.

To adjust the media playing volume with the volume key

  • When playing music or watching video, press the volume key up or down.

Adjusting the sound settings

You can adjust several sound settings. For example, you can set your device to silent mode so that it doesn't ring when you're in a meeting. You can also enhance the sound quality, for example, by turning on the surround sound feature.

To set the phone to vibrate mode

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
  3. Select Silent mode, then select Vibrate.

To set the phone to silent mode

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
  3. Select Silent mode, then select Mute.

To set the phone to vibrate and ring mode

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
  3. Select Silent mode, then select Off.
  4. Mark the Vibrate on ring checkbox.

Time and date

You can change the time and date in your phone.

To set the date manually

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Date & time.
  3. Unmark the Automatic date & time checkbox, if it is marked.
  4. Tap Set date.
  5. Adjust the date by scrolling up and down.
  6. Tap Set.

To set the time manually

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Date & time.
  3. Unmark the Automatic date & time checkbox if it is marked.
  4. Tap Set time.
  5. Scroll up or down to adjust the hour and minute.
  6. If applicable, scroll up to change AM to PM, or vice versa.
  7. Tap Set.

To set the time zone

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Date & time.
  3. Unmark the Automatic time zone checkbox, if it is marked.
  4. Tap Select time zone.
  5. Select an option.

Ringtone settings

To set a phone ringtone

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Phone ringtone.
  3. Tap a SIM card name.
  4. Select a ringtone.
  5. Tap Done.

To enable touch tones

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
  3. Mark the Dial pad touch tones and Touch sounds checkboxes.

To select a notification ringtone

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Default notification.
  3. Select a ringtone.
  4. Tap Done.

Screen settings

To adjust the screen brightness

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Display > Brightness.
  3. Drag the slider to adjust the brightness.
  4. Tap OK.
The brightness level affects your battery performance. For tips on how to improve battery performance, see Improving battery performance.

To set the screen to vibrate

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
  3. Mark the Vibrate on touch checkbox. The screen now vibrates when you tap soft keys and certain applications.

To adjust the idle time before the screen turns off

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Display > Sleep.
  3. Select an option.
To turn off the screen quickly, briefly press the power key .

Phone language

You can select a language to use in your phone.

To change the phone language

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > Language & input > Language.
  3. Select an option.
If you select the wrong language and cannot read the menu texts, find and tap the Settings icon . Then select the entry beside , and select the first entry in the following menu. You can then select the language you want.

Airplane mode

In Airplane mode, your phone's network and radio transceivers are turned off to prevent disturbance to sensitive equipment. However, you can still play games, listen to music, watch videos and other content, as long as all this content is saved on your memory card or internal storage. You can also be notified by alarms, if alarms are activated.

Turning on Airplane mode reduces battery consumption.

To turn on Airplane mode

  1. From your Home screen, tap .
  2. Find and tap Settings > More….
  3. Mark the Airplane mode checkbox.
You can also select Airplane mode from the Phone options menu. To access the Phone options menu, press and hold down the power key .
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