HUAWEI Y6 (SCL-L21) Smartphone FAQs

HUAWEI Y6 (SCL-L21) Smartphone
FAQs
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Date
2015-07-20
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
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Contents
1 Basics ............................................................................................................................................... 8
1.1 Can I use 4G networks with my phone? ....................................................................................................................... 8
1.2 Color schemes ............................................................................................................................................................... 8
1.3 Selling points ................................................................................................................................................................ 8
1.4 Your phone at a glance .................................................................................................................................................. 9
1.5 Installation .................................................................................................................................................................. 10
1.5.1 How do I open the battery cover? ............................................................................................................................ 10
1.5.2 How do I install a SIM/UIM card? .......................................................................................................................... 10
1.5.3 How do I install a microSD card? ............................................................................................................................ 11
1.5.4 How do I install the battery? .................................................................................................................................... 11
1.5.5 How do I close the battery cover? ............................................................................................................................ 11
1.6 Home screens .............................................................................................................................................................. 12
1.6.1 How do I add or delete a home screen? ................................................................................................................... 12
1.6.2 How does my phone's main menu look like? ........................................................................................................... 13
1.6.3 How do I edit the main menu? ................................................................................................................................. 14
1.6.4 How do I switch between 2D and 3D home screens? .............................................................................................. 14
1.6.5 How do I add a shortcut for an application to a home screen? ................................................................................ 14
1.7 Contacts ...................................................................................................................................................................... 15
1.7.1 How do I create a contact or assign a photo to a contact? ....................................................................................... 15
1.7.2 How do I import or export contacts? ....................................................................................................................... 17
1.7.3 How many contacts can my phone save?................................................................................................................. 19
1.7.4 How do I add a contact to a contact group? ............................................................................................................. 19
1.8 Text messaging ........................................................................................................................................................... 22
1.8.1 How do I change the input method when editing a text message?........................................................................... 22
1.8.2 How do I lock a text message in a conversation? How do I delete one or more conversions and text messages? .. 22
1.8.3 How do I forward a message or send a message to multiple recipients? ................................................................. 23
1.8.4 How many Chinese and English characters can be contained in a text message? ................................................... 23
1.8.5 How many text messages can be saved on my phone? ............................................................................................ 23
1.8.6 How do I set the SMS center number? .................................................................................................................... 25
1.9 Calls ............................................................................................................................................................................ 25
1.9.1 Can I record a call? Where is the recording saved? ................................................................................................. 25
1.9.2 How do I switch between calls or merge two calls to have a conference call? ........................................................ 25
1.9.3 What will my phone display when one card is being used for a call and the other receives a call? ........................ 26
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1.10 Multimedia messaging .............................................................................................................................................. 26
1.10.1 How do I send a multimedia message? .................................................................................................................. 26
1.10.2 What can I do if I can't send or receive multimedia messages? ............................................................................. 27
1.10.3 Is there any restriction on the size, format, or resolution of the file to be attached to a multimedia message? ..... 27
1.10.4 Where are the multimedia message attachments saved? ........................................................................................ 27
1.11 Music ........................................................................................................................................................................ 28
1.11.1 How are my songs sorted? ..................................................................................................................................... 28
1.11.2 How do I create a playlist? ..................................................................................................................................... 28
1.11.3 What playback modes does my phone support? .................................................................................................... 28
1.11.4 How do I play songs in the background, exit Music, and view the lyrics when a song is playing? ....................... 28
1.12 Camera ...................................................................................................................................................................... 28
1.12.1 If my phone has no microSD card installed, can I shoot photos or videos?........................................................... 28
1.12.2 Why can't I open some photos or videos on my phone? ........................................................................................ 28
1.12.3 Where are my photos and videos saved by default? Can I change the save location? ........................................... 29
1.12.4 How do I edit a photo or video or add a photo frame? .......................................................................................... 29
1.12.5 Does my phone support HD videos? ..................................................................................................................... 29
1.12.6 Can I disable the shutter sound? ............................................................................................................................ 29
1.12.7 How do I toggle between the front and rear cameras? ........................................................................................... 29
1.12.8 What is the format of the recorded video clips? What are the video clip sizes? .................................................... 29
1.12.9 What photo formats and sizes does my phone support? ........................................................................................ 30
1.13 Streaming media ....................................................................................................................................................... 30
1.13.1 Does the phone support flashlight? ........................................................................................................................ 30
1.13.2 Will my phone stop playing streaming media when a call comes in? If yes, will it resume playing when the call
ends? ................................................................................................................................................................................. 30
1.13.3 Why can't my phone play some streaming media? ................................................................................................ 30
1.13.4 What might cause poor quality of online streaming media played on my phone? ................................................. 30
1.13.5 Will simultaneously playing and downloading online streaming media take up my phone's storage space? ........ 30
1.14 Bluetooth .................................................................................................................................................................. 31
1.14.1 Does my phone support Bluetooth headsets? ........................................................................................................ 31
1.14.2 Can I connect my phone to a Bluetooth USB keyboard or mouse? ....................................................................... 31
1.14.3 What files can be transmitted using Bluetooth? ..................................................................................................... 31
1.14.4 How do I send a file using Bluetooth? ................................................................................................................... 31
1.14.5 Why can't my phone be discovered by other Bluetooth devices? .......................................................................... 33
1.14.6 What is Bluetooth's working range? ...................................................................................................................... 36
1.14.7 Why can't I pair my phone with other Bluetooth devices? .................................................................................... 36
1.14.8 Can my computer use my phone's data connection through Bluetooth? ................................................................ 36
1.15 GPS navigation ......................................................................................................................................................... 37
1.15.1 Does my phone support offline navigation? If yes, do I need to install an offline navigation application to the
phone?............................................................................................................................................................................... 37
1.15.2 Does my phone support Google Maps? ................................................................................................................. 37
1.15.3 What navigation application does my phone come with? ...................................................................................... 37
1.15.4 What can I do if the navigation application experiences data loss? ....................................................................... 37
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1.15.5 What can I do if the navigation application on my phone cannot receive signals from GPS satellites? ................ 37
1.16 Does my phone support FM radio? If yes, how do I save my favorite channels? ..................................................... 37
1.17 Can I download themes to my phone? Does my phone support live wallpapers? .................................................... 38
1.18 Does my phone support video calls or video chats? ................................................................................................. 38
1.19 How do I take a screenshot? ..................................................................................................................................... 38
1.20 Does my phone support flash playback? If no, can I install a third-party flash player for flash playback? .............. 38
1.21 Does my phone come with a headset? What line order does my phone support? ..................................................... 39
1.22 Preinstalled applications and versions ...................................................................................................................... 39
1.23 microSD card compatibility test ............................................................................................................................... 39
1.24 Basic functions.......................................................................................................................................................... 39
1.25 Communication FAQs .............................................................................................................................................. 39
2 Common settings......................................................................................................................... 40
2.1 Email ........................................................................................................................................................................... 40
2.1.1 How do I configure email settings? ......................................................................................................................... 40
2.1.2 Can I view emails when no Internet connection is available on my phone? ............................................................ 45
2.1.3 How do I log in to my Gmail account? .................................................................................................................... 45
2.1.4 How do I synchronize contacts and calendar events? .............................................................................................. 45
2.2 Wi-Fi settings .............................................................................................................................................................. 45
2.2.1 How do I connect my phone to a Wi-Fi network? ................................................................................................... 45
2.2.2 What Wi-Fi protocols does my phone support? ....................................................................................................... 47
2.2.3 Sometimes I cannot open web pages over a Wi-Fi connection. Why? .................................................................... 47
2.2.4 I have turned on Wi-Fi on my phone, but it cannot detect signals from Wi-Fi hotspots. What can I do? ................ 47
2.2.5 How do I know whether my phone is using its mobile data connection or a Wi-Fi connection to access the Internet?
.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 48
2.2.6 I cannot connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot. Why? .............................................................................................................. 48
2.2.7 My phone's Wi-Fi connection automatically disconnects after the screen times out. What can I do? ..................... 48
2.3 Can I use my phone as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot and access the Internet from another device using my phone's data
connection? ....................................................................................................................................................................... 48
2.4 How do I connect my phone to a Wi-Fi hotspot with a static IP address to access the Internet? ................................ 50
2.5 How do I set my phone to work as a modem and provide Internet access for computers?......................................... 53
2.6 Tone settings ............................................................................................................................................................... 53
2.6.1 How do I set the phone ringtone? ............................................................................................................................ 53
2.6.2 How do I turn on or off vibration for incoming calls and messages? ...................................................................... 53
2.6.3 How do I set a custom audio file as the ringtone or notification tone? .................................................................... 53
2.6.4 Can I set a ringtone for a contact group? ................................................................................................................. 53
2.6.5 How do I disable touch sounds? .............................................................................................................................. 54
2.7 Languages and keyboards ........................................................................................................................................... 54
2.7.1 How do I change the system language? ................................................................................................................... 54
2.7.2 What can I do if I can't use a newly installed text input method? ............................................................................ 54
2.7.3 How do I change the system font size? .................................................................................................................... 54
2.7.4 Can I change the system font style? Does WeChat support font style changing? .................................................... 54
2.7.5 What text input methods does my phone come with? .............................................................................................. 54
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2.7.6 How do I switch to the stroke input method? .......................................................................................................... 54
2.7.7 How do I disable key press vibration? ..................................................................................................................... 54
2.8 Internet access ............................................................................................................................................................. 55
2.8.1 How do I set a SIM card as the primary SIM card and the other as the secondary one? ......................................... 55
2.8.2 How do I clear my browser's cache and browsing history? ..................................................................................... 55
2.8.3 How do I view a web page in full screen or save a web page to bookmarks? ......................................................... 55
2.8.4 Can I log in to my email account using the browser on my phone? ........................................................................ 55
2.8.5 Can I log in to my online bank account from my phone? ........................................................................................ 55
2.8.6 How do I save an image from a web page? ............................................................................................................. 55
2.8.7 How do I set the home page? ................................................................................................................................... 55
2.8.8 How do I save a web page? ..................................................................................................................................... 55
2.8.9 What can I do if my phone fails to access the Internet? ........................................................................................... 56
2.8.10 How do I turn on or off the mobile network? ........................................................................................................ 56
2.8.11 How do I view my phone's data service status or disable the data service? ........................................................... 56
2.8.12 Are there any restrictions on data services? ........................................................................................................... 56
2.8.13 How do I configure the VPN parameters? ............................................................................................................. 57
2.9 Screen lock ................................................................................................................................................................. 58
2.9.1 How do I set a screen unlock PIN? .......................................................................................................................... 58
2.9.2 How do I set a screen unlock pattern? ..................................................................................................................... 58
2.9.3 How many times can I try the screen unlock pattern before my phone becomes permanently locked? Can I unlock
the phone by sending an email from my Gmail? .............................................................................................................. 58
2.9.4 How do I lock and unlock the screen? ..................................................................................................................... 58
2.9.5 Why doesn't my phone screen turn off after I cover my palm on it? ....................................................................... 58
2.10 Alarm ........................................................................................................................................................................ 59
2.10.1 How do I add or remove an alarm? ........................................................................................................................ 59
2.10.2 Will the alarms go off when my phone is powered off? ........................................................................................ 59
2.11 Applications .............................................................................................................................................................. 59
2.11.1 What application formats does my phone support? Is JAVA supported? ............................................................... 59
2.11.2 How do I download third-party applications? ........................................................................................................ 59
2.11.3 Can I change the default installation location for applications? ............................................................................. 59
2.11.4 How do I install, manage, and uninstall applications? ........................................................................................... 60
2.11.5 What can I do if I can't install an application? ....................................................................................................... 61
2.11.6 Does my phone support photo shooting using remote control? If yes, how do I download and install the
application that supports such a function? ........................................................................................................................ 62
2.11.7 Does my phone support AirSharing? If yes, how do I download and install the application that supports such a
function? ........................................................................................................................................................................... 62
2.12 Third-party applications ............................................................................................................................................ 62
2.12.1 Can I install third-party applications to a microSD card? If so, will running these third-party applications take up
my phone's storage? .......................................................................................................................................................... 62
2.12.2 Does my phone support online banking transactions? ........................................................................................... 62
2.13 Backup and restoration ............................................................................................................................................. 62
2.13.1 How do I back up and restore contacts? ................................................................................................................ 62
2.13.2 Can I back up my contact groups? ......................................................................................................................... 64
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2.13.3 What data can be backed up on my phone? ........................................................................................................... 64
2.13.4 What data can be restored on my phone?............................................................................................................... 64
2.13.5 Does my phone support cloud services? ................................................................................................................ 64
2.13.6 Does my phone support cloud backup and restoration? ......................................................................................... 64
2.14 Manage apps ............................................................................................................................................................. 64
2.14.1 What can Manage apps do? ................................................................................................................................... 64
2.14.2 How do I access Manage apps? ............................................................................................................................. 64
2.14.3 What does the Manage apps screen look like? ....................................................................................................... 65
2.14.4 How do I manage a specific application using Manage apps? ............................................................................... 65
2.15 Does my phone come with Security Guard? ............................................................................................................. 67
2.16 Does my phone support the blacklist function of Security Guard? ........................................................................... 67
2.17 How do I configure the weather settings? ................................................................................................................. 67
2.18 What are the developer options? ............................................................................................................................... 67
2.19 Can I synchronize my phone's date and time with the network? .............................................................................. 68
2.20 How do I use my phone as a USB flash drive? ......................................................................................................... 68
2.21 How do I free up internal storage space? .................................................................................................................. 68
2.22 How do I adjust the screen brightness? ..................................................................................................................... 68
2.23 Does my phone have key backlight? ........................................................................................................................ 68
2.24 How do I turn on or off airplane mode? .................................................................................................................... 69
2.25 How do I restore my phone to its factory settings? ................................................................................................... 69
2.26 How does my phone enter or exit safe mode? .......................................................................................................... 69
2.27 Does my phone support HiSuite? ............................................................................................................................. 69
2.28 Does my phone support HDMI? ............................................................................................................................... 69
2.29 Does my phone support TV-out? .............................................................................................................................. 69
2.30 Does my phone support OTG? ................................................................................................................................. 69
2.31 How does the status indicator work? ........................................................................................................................ 70
2.32 Can I use other power adapters than the provided one to charge my phone? ........................................................... 70
2.33 What are the features of my phone?.......................................................................................................................... 70
3 Others ............................................................................................................................................ 71
3.1 Does my phone support the quick calling function when the screen is turned off? .................................................... 71
3.2 Does my phone support multi-screen interaction? ...................................................................................................... 71
3.3 Does the phone support scheduled power-on and power-off? .................................................................................... 71
3.4 Does the GPU support mainstream games? ................................................................................................................ 71
3.5 How do I save battery power? .................................................................................................................................... 71
3.6 How long does the battery stand if I keep using a certain function? .......................................................................... 72
3.7 Can I use the USB cable and computer to charge my phone? .................................................................................... 72
3.8 How do I reduce my mobile data usage? .................................................................................................................... 72
3.9 What can I do if my phone runs slowly? .................................................................................................................... 72
3.10 Can I set my customized wallpaper not to stretch? ................................................................................................... 72
3.11 How do I enter recovery mode and restore my phone to its factory settings? .......................................................... 73
3.12 Can I scan a QR code using my phone?.................................................................................................................... 73
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3.13 Does my phone support 3D acceleration?................................................................................................................. 73
3.14 How do I know whether my phone has been rooted? ............................................................................................... 73
3.15 Can I remove the battery? Will configuring my phone to automatically set the date and time generate data traffic?
.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 74
3.16 Can I use my phone for recording? ........................................................................................................................... 74
3.17 Does my phone come with a protective film? ........................................................................................................... 74
3.18 Does my phone support mobile TV? ........................................................................................................................ 74
3.19 Can I browse or edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF files on my phone? ......................................................... 74
3.20 What is the default installation location for applications? Can I change this location? ............................................ 74
3.21 Does my phone support App2SD? How do I move an installed application to the microSD card? ......................... 75
3.22 How are my phone ROM and RAM allocated? ........................................................................................................ 75
3.23 How do I check the available storage space in my phone storage and microSD card?............................................. 78
3.24 My phone can stand by normally, but the screen cannot be turned on. What can I do? ............................................ 79
3.25 Why isn't the backlight on? ....................................................................................................................................... 79
3.26 "Trial use" is found on my phone's network access license. Does this mean that my phone does not have the
national network access? .................................................................................................................................................. 79
3.27 Why does my phone receive no signal after I activated the function of enabling only 4G data service? ................. 80
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Basics
1.1 Can I use 4G networks with my phone?
Yes if you are using the SCL/SCC-LXX. The SCL/SCC-LXX is a 4G phone while the
SCL/SCC-UXX is a 3G phone.
1.2 Color schemes
black 、white、golden(SCL-U31)
1.3 Selling points
LTE 4G high-speed downloads up to 150 Mbit/s (For whether your phone supports LTE, see
the specifications.)
Fashionable ID design: Ultra-thin body, three-segment design, middle frame with metallic
coating, 3D fading texture on the rear cover, and multiple color options for the rear cover
5-inch 720p full-laminated on-cell screen
1 GB RAM and quad-core high-speed CPU (For details about the storage, see the
specifications.)
8 MP+2 MP HD cameras with SmartFace algorithm
Screen off gestures
Integrated sound chamber, broadband large-power receiver, realistic reproduction of the
human voice
Latest Android version (5.1) and latest EMUI version (3.1)
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1.4 Your phone at a glance
Home:
Touch to return to the home screen.
Return:
Touch to return to the previous screen or exit the current application.
When you are entering text, touch to hide the onscreen keyboard.
Recent:
Touch to display the list of recently used applications.
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1.5 Installation
1.5.1 How do I open the battery cover?
1.5.2 How do I install a SIM/UIM card?
Before you insert a micro-SIM card, power off the phone.
When you are inserting a micro-SIM card, make sure the gold contact and beveled edge are facing the
correct directions.
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1.5.3 How do I install a microSD card?
1.5.4 How do I install the battery?
1.5.5 How do I close the battery cover?
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1.6 Home screens
1.6.1 How do I add or delete a home screen?
To add or delete a home screen, pinch two fingers together on the home screen.
Add
Delete
You can have nine home screens at most.
Only blank home screens can be deleted.
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1.6.2 How does my phone's main menu look like?
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1.6.3 How do I edit the main menu?
1.6.4 How do I switch between 2D and 3D home screens?
Your phone does not support 3D home screens.
1.6.5 How do I add a shortcut for an application to a home screen?
On the home screen, touch and hold an empty spot. From the displayed four options at the
bottom, touch Widgets and drag a desired widget from the displayed list to the target screen.
Then touch the home button to return to the home screen.
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If the home screen doesn't have enough space, your phone will automatically create a home screen to the
original's right and place the widget on the new home screen.
1.7 Contacts
1.7.1 How do I create a contact or assign a photo to a contact?
1.
Creating a contact
On the home screen, touch
.
Touch
or
touch
to select a save mode, enter the contact details, and
touch
to save the contact.
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Touch
when the contact is already in your contacts list.
Touch
2.
when the contact is not in your contacts list.
Assigning a photo to a contact
Note: You cannot assign photos to contacts saved to the SIM card.
Method 1: Go to Contacts and touch a contact. On the contact details screen, touch
to take a photo or choose a photo from the gallery.
Method 2: Go to Contacts and touch
screen, touch
next to a contact. On the contact details
to take a photo or choose a photo from the gallery.
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1.7.2 How do I import or export contacts?
On the home screen, touch
Touch
.
then Import/Export and choose an import or export mode.
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1.7.3 How many contacts can my phone save?
You can save 2000 or more contacts in your phone's internal storage. How many contacts can
the SIM card save depends on the SIM card.
1.7.4 How do I add a contact to a contact group?
On the home screen, touch
.
And then use either of the following methods:
Method 1: On the contact editing screen, touch Join group and select a group.
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Method 2: In Contacts, touch Groups, choose a group, and touch Add members at the
bottom of the screen to add the contact.
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You can only add contacts saved to your phone to contact groups.
1.8 Text messaging
1.8.1 How do I change the input method when editing a text
message?
Create a text message and touch the text field to bring up the onscreen keyboard. The default
input method is Huawei Swype. Swipe down on the screen to open the status bar, touch
, and select an input method.
1.8.2 How do I lock a text message in a conversation? How do I
delete one or more conversions and text messages?
In Messaging, touch a conversation to display all messages in the conversation. Touch and
hold the message you want to lock. Choose Menu. From the displayed options menu, choose
Lock.
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To delete one or more conversations: In Messaging, touch and hold the conversation you
want to delete. Select more conversations to delete and touch Delete.
To delete one or more text messages from a conversation: In Messaging, touch a conversation
to display all the text messages in that conversation. Touch and hold the text message you
want to delete, select more text messages to delete, and touch Delete.
1.8.3 How do I forward a message or send a message to multiple
recipients?
To forward a text message:
Touch and hold the text message, choose Forward, enter a recipient, and send the message.
To send a text message to multiple recipients:
Create a text message, touch
, select the desired recipients, and touch
upper right corner. You can send a text message to up to 1000 recipients at a time.
in the
1.8.4 How many Chinese and English characters can be contained
in a text message?
A long message can contain up to 10 pages with a maximum of 670 Chinese characters or
1530 English characters.
1.8.5 How many text messages can be saved on my phone?
If Delete old messages is turned on, your phone stores a maximum of 500 text messages or
50 multimedia messages per conversation by default. You can change these upper limits,
whose values range from 10 to 5,000.
On the Messaging screen, touch
then Settings, select Delete old messages. Then you
can set the upper limits for text messages and multimedia messages.
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How many text or multimedia messages can be saved to your phone depends on your phone's available
storage space.
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1.8.6 How do I set the SMS center number?
On the Messaging screen, touch
and choose Settings from the displayed option menu.
Choose Advanced > SMS center number, enter the SMS center number, and touch
in the upper right corner.
1.9 Calls
1.9.1 Can I record a call? Where is the recording saved?
Your phone does not support call recording.
1.9.2 How do I switch between calls or merge two calls to have a
conference call?
If you are taking two calls simultaneously on your phone, you have the options shown in the
following figure.
To switch between the two calls, touch
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. To merge the two calls, touch
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1.9.3 What will my phone display when one card is being used for
a call and the other receives a call?
The SCL-L21/SCC-L21/SCL-U23/SCL-U31/SCC-U21 is a dual card single pass mobile
phone. So when one card is being used for a call and the other receives a call, the calling party
will hear a voice notification telling them that your phone cannot be reached for the moment.
This question is not applicable to the other models, which are single card mobile phones.
1.10 Multimedia messaging
1.10.1 How do I send a multimedia message?
1.
On the home screen, touch
.
2.
In Messaging, touch
3.
Enter the recipient and write the message.
4.
Touch
on the left of the text field, then Subject. The message is then converted
into a multimedia message.
.
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5.
Touch
6.
Touch Send.
and attach images, audio clips, or videos to the message.
1.10.2 What can I do if I can't send or receive multimedia
messages?

Scenario: You may not be able to send a multimedia message when the network is
experiencing difficulties or the signal reception is poor.
Solution: You can try sending it again later.

Scenario: The message is denied by the network (MMS center).
Cause: You may not be able to send a multimedia message when the network is busy.
Solution: You can try sending it again later.

Scenario: The message is denied by the network (MMS center).
Cause 1: The recipient number is invalid.
Solution 1: Check that the recipient number is correct and try again.
Cause2: The multimedia message exceeds the maximum size (300 KB) allowed by your
service provider.
Solution 2: Delete some content from the multimedia message to make sure it does not
exceed 300 KB, and try again.

Scenario: Your account balance is insufficient.
Cause: You may not be able to send a multimedia message when your account balance is
insufficient.
Solution: Top up your account and try again.

Scenario: Your phone is running out of available storage space.
Cause: You may not be able to send a multimedia message when your phone is running
out of available storage space.
Solution: Free up your phone's storage space and make sure the available storage space
is at least 300 KB.
1.10.3 Is there any restriction on the size, format, or resolution of
the file to be attached to a multimedia message?
If an audio or video file exceeds the maximum size (generally 300 KB) allowed by your
service provider, it cannot be attached to a multimedia message. If an image is too large, it
will be automatically compressed before being attached to the message. As a result, the
resolution of the image attached to the message decreases.
1.10.4 Where are the multimedia message attachments saved?
By default, after you receive a multimedia message, its attachment is automatically saved to
the data folder, which is invisible to users.
You can save the attachment to the following locations.

When the default storage location is your phone's internal storage, the attachment is
saved to the Download folder under Files > Local > Internal storage.

When the default storage location is the microSD card, the attachment is saved to the
Download folder under Files > Local > SD card.
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1.11 Music
1.11.1 How are my songs sorted?
Albums: Songs are sorted by album.
Artists: Songs are sorted by artist.
All songs: Songs are sorted by name.
Playlists: You can add songs to the playlists you have created.
1.11.2 How do I create a playlist?
1.
In Music, touch Playlists then Create new playlist.
2.
Name the playlist and touch Save.
3.
In the displayed dialog box, touch Add. Select the desired songs and touch the check
icon in the upper right corner.
1.11.3 What playback modes does my phone support?

Play in order (by default): All audio files in a playlist are played in sequence and
stopped after all the files have been played.

Shuffle: All audio files in a playlist are played in a random order and stopped when all
the files have been played.

Repeat list: All audio files in a playlist are played in sequence and played in sequence
again when all the files have been played.

Repeat current song: The current audio file is played repeatedly.
1.11.4 How do I play songs in the background, exit Music, and
view the lyrics when a song is playing?
1.
To play songs in the background, touch the return or home button when playing a song.
2.
To view the lyrics when a song is playing: If the lyrics of a song are saved in the same
folder as the song, your phone automatically displays the lyrics while the song is playing.
If the lyrics of a song are not saved in the same folder as the song, on the playback
screen, slide your finger to display the lyrics.
1.12 Camera
1.12.1 If my phone has no microSD card installed, can I shoot
photos or videos?
Yes.
1.12.2 Why can't I open some photos or videos on my phone?
1.
The file format is not supported.
2.
Your phone memory is insufficient.
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The file is corrupted.
4.
The file is copyright-protected (for example, a .dcf file).
5.
Your phone does not have sufficient resources. Close some third-party applications, and
try again.
6.
In some rare cases, unknown errors may occur in your phone's operating system or
applications. Restart your phone and try again.
1.12.3 Where are my photos and videos saved by default? Can I
change the save location?

On the viewfinder, touch
in the upper right corner of the screen, then
to
display the settings menu, touch Preferred save location, and then select the microSD
card or phone's internal storage as the preferred save location.

When the save location is the microSD card, you can touch Files > Local > SD card >
DCIM > Camera to view your photos and videos.

When the save location is your phone's internal storage, you can touch Files > Local >
Internal storage > DCIM > Camera to view your photos and videos.
1.12.4 How do I edit a photo or video or add a photo frame?

To edit a photo: In gallery, touch a photo to view it, touch the edit icon below the photo,
and then you can rotate or cut the photo.

You cannot edit videos.

You cannot add photo frames.
1.12.5 Does my phone support HD videos?
Yes. Your phone supports 1080p HD videos at 30 FPS.
1.12.6 Can I disable the shutter sound?
Yes.
On the viewfinder, touch
to open the Settings menu, and select Mute.
1.12.7 How do I toggle between the front and rear cameras?
On the viewfinder, touch
cameras.
on the top of the screen to toggle between the front and rear
1.12.8 What is the format of the recorded video clips? What are the
video clip sizes?
Your phone supports the MPEG-4 format. The size of a recorded video depends on the
available storage space in your phone.
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1.12.9 What photo formats and sizes does my phone support?
The photo format of your phone is JPG by default. The size of a photo depends on the current
image resolution and shooting mode.
1.13 Streaming media
1.13.1 Does the phone support flashlight?
Yes.
1.13.2 Will my phone stop playing streaming media when a call
comes in? If yes, will it resume playing when the call ends?

Your phone stops playing streaming media when you have an incoming call.

Your phone resumes playing the streaming media after the call ends.

If the call last for less than 3 minutes, the streaming media automatically resumes
playing. Otherwise, manual operation is required.
1.13.3 Why can't my phone play some streaming media?

The file format is not supported.
Your phone supports the following audiovisual encoding formats and file formats:
−
Video encoding: MPEG-4, H.263, and H.264
−
Audio encoding: AAC, AMR-NB, AAC+, and MIDI
−
File formats: 3GP and MPEG-4

The network connection is unstable.

Your phone does not have sufficient storage.
1.13.4 What might cause poor quality of online streaming media
played on my phone?

The source streaming media is of poor quality.

The network connection is poor.

Your phone's hardware may be faulty, for example, the display is damaged. To check
whether your phone's hardware is faulty, play a local video for comparison.

Your phone's available memory is insufficient.

The CPU usage is high.

Too many applications are running.

The power saving mode is not set to normal.
1.13.5 Will simultaneously playing and downloading online
streaming media take up my phone's storage space?
No. When playing and downloading online streaming media, your phone uses its RAM rather
than the storage space.
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1.14 Bluetooth
1.14.1 Does my phone support Bluetooth headsets?
Yes.
1.14.2 Can I connect my phone to a Bluetooth USB keyboard or
mouse?
No.
1.14.3 What files can be transmitted using Bluetooth?
Photos, audio clips, videos, web pages, and contacts can be transmitted using Bluetooth.
1.14.4 How do I send a file using Bluetooth?
To share a file, go to Gallery, touch and hold the file. On the displayed option menu, touch
Share then Bluetooth to send the file.
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To share a web page, open it, and touch Menu > Share page > Bluetooth.
Go to Contacts. On the contacts list, touch a contact, and touch Share contacts > Bluetooth.
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1.14.5 Why can't my phone be discovered by other Bluetooth
devices?

Bluetooth has been turned off on your phone.
Solution 1: Go to Settings and turn on Bluetooth.
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Solution 2: Turn on Bluetooth from the notification panel.
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
Bluetooth is turned on, but your phone is not set to be visible to other devices.
Solution: Go to Settings and touch Bluetooth > Visibility.

The Bluetooth detection has timed out.
Solution 1: Touch Settings > Bluetooth, turn off Visibility and turn it back on to recount
the detection time. (Refer to the preceding figure.)
Touch Menu > Visibility timeout and set a longer timeout period.
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1.14.6 What is Bluetooth's working range?
The working range is 10 meters.
1.14.7 Why can't I pair my phone with other Bluetooth devices?
Your phone supports various profiles, such as A2DP, HSP, HFP, PAN, HIDH, OPP, and PBAP.
If the pairing device also supports these profiles but fails to be paired with, see the following
solutions:

Your phone cannot detect other phones.
Solution: Check that your phone has Bluetooth turned on and is set to be visible.

Your phone cannot detect a Bluetooth headset.
Solution: Check that the headset is set to be visible. For details about how to configure
the headset, see the headset's user guide.

Your phone cannot send files to another phone.
Solution: Check that the phone to be connected to can receive files and supports the
format of the file to be sent.
1.14.8 Can my computer use my phone's data connection through
Bluetooth?
Yes. You can set up a connection between your computer and phone using Bluetooth. The
computer can then use your phone's data connection to access the Internet. You can also
connect your phone to other Bluetooth-capable devices and play games together.
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Your phone supports Bluetooth games. The method for using this function varies depending
on third-party games. The following is for general reference:
1.
Open the game and search for other Bluetooth-capable devices.
2.
Pair your phone with another device.
3.
Start the game.
1.15 GPS navigation
1.15.1 Does my phone support offline navigation? If yes, do I
need to install an offline navigation application to the phone?
Yes. Your phone supports offline navigation and you need to install an offline navigation
application to your phone.
1.15.2 Does my phone support Google Maps?
Yes.
1.15.3 What navigation application does my phone come with?
Your phone comes with Google Maps.
1.15.4 What can I do if the navigation application experiences data
loss?
If the navigation data is lost, enable mobile data or connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network to
redownload it.
If the authorization file or activation code is lost, call the customer service hotline of the
navigation application.
1.15.5 What can I do if the navigation application on my phone
cannot receive signals from GPS satellites?

If you are using the phone indoors, bring the phone outdoors.

If you are using the phone outdoors, make sure you are not in a built-up area as high
buildings may be blocking the satellite signals.
1.16 Does my phone support FM radio? If yes, how do I
save my favorite channels?
Yes, your phone supports FM radio.
To save a manually found channel, turn it on, touch
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1.17 Can I download themes to my phone? Does my phone
support live wallpapers?
You cannot download themes to your phone, but your phone supports live wallpapers.
1.18 Does my phone support video calls or video chats?
Your phone does not support video calls, but it comes with a front camera, and you can install
third-party applications for video chats.
1.19 How do I take a screenshot?
When the screen is not locked, simultaneously press the power and volume down buttons for
2 seconds to take a screenshot.
On the screen you want to capture a screenshot, swipe down from the top of the screen to
open the shortcuts menu. Touch the screenshot shortcut to take a screenshot.
1.20 Does my phone support flash playback? If no, can I
install a third-party flash player for flash playback?
Your phone is not preinstalled with any flash players.
To download a flash player, go to App Center or any video websites that require support from
flash players.
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1.21 Does my phone come with a headset? What line order
does my phone support?
Your phone's headset adopts the American line order, which is the mainstream line order in
the industry.
The headset comes with the hook button for you to answer or end a call as well as to start or
stop playing music. It can be used to adjust the volume.
1.22 Preinstalled applications and versions
SCL-L01-B126.xlsx
The preceding document is applicable to all models outside China.
1.23 microSD card compatibility test
microSD Card
Compatibility Test.xlsx
1.24 Basic functions
Phone
Specifications.xlsx
1.25 Communication FAQs
Communication
FAQs Template.xlsx
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Common settings
2.1 Email
2.1.1 How do I configure email settings?

Adding an email account
On the home screen, touch Email > Account setup. An email account can be configured
automatically or manually.
Manual setup
1 On the Account setup screen, enter your email account name and password.
2 Touch Manual setup to enter screen where you can select an email type.
3 Touch POP3 to configure the incoming server settings.
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4 Touch Next to configure the outgoing server settings.
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5 Touch Next to configure the email receiving settings, such as the inbox checking
frequency.
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6 Touch Next to name the account and enter your name. Touch Done to log in to your
email and then access the inbox of the email account.
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Auto setup:
You can automatically set up your email account for certain email service providers only
when the email settings have been preconfigured on your phone. To automatically set up
an email account, do as follows:
1 On the Account setup screen, enter your email account name and password.
2 Touch Next to configure the email receiving settings, such as the inbox checking
frequency.
3 Touch Next to name the account and enter your name.
4 Touch Done to log in to your email and then access the inbox of the email account.
For details about email account settings, contact your email service provider.

Sending an email
On the Inbox screen, touch the write email icon in the lower left corner, enter the
recipient, subject, and email content, and touch the icon in the upper right corner to send
the email.

On the Inbox screen, touch an email to view it, or touch

Removing an email account
to delete it.
On the Inbox screen, touch the menu button. From the displayed option menu, choose
Settings. Touch the email account you want to delete. Flick down to the bottom and
touch Remove account.
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2.1.2 Can I view emails when no Internet connection is available
on my phone?
Yes but only if the emails have been downloaded to your phone.
2.1.3 How do I log in to my Gmail account?
Go to Gmail. Enter your Gmail address and password and touch Next to log in.
2.1.4 How do I synchronize contacts and calendar events?
To synchronize contacts, you must log in to at least one Exchange account.
On the Account setup screen, touch Exchange. Get the email server's settings from your
email service provider's website, configure the settings on your phone, and log in to your
Exchange account.
Go to Settings and select the account that you want to synchronize. Set the synchronization
cycle to Automatic (push).
If the contacts synchronization fails, check that your phone has Internet access and that the
email server supports contacts synchronization.
2.2 Wi-Fi settings
2.2.1 How do I connect my phone to a Wi-Fi network?
1.
Go to Settings. Under Wireless & networks, touch Wi-Fi.
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Turn on Wi-Fi to search for Wi-Fi networks in range.
3.
If Wi-Fi is turned on, your phone automatically searches for available Wi-Fi networks.
Touch the desired network. In the displayed dialog box, enter the password for the Wi-Fi
network and touch Connect. After the connection is set up, you will be able to use the
Wi-Fi network to access the Internet.
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2.2.2 What Wi-Fi protocols does my phone support?
Your phone supports 802.11b/g/n.
2.2.3 Sometimes I cannot open web pages over a Wi-Fi connection.
Why?
Possible causes are as follows:

The x digital subscriber line (xDSL) connection failed. If the hotspot (such as a wireless
router) your phone connects to accesses the Internet through xDSL and the xDSL
connection fails, the Internet connection is unavailable. Check that the xDSL connection
is working properly and try again.

A domain name service (DNS) problem occurred. For example, if you cannot open web
pages but can access App Center, the DNS is not working properly. In this case, on the
screen where a static IP address can be set, modify DNS settings.

The websites that the Wi-Fi hotspot can access are restricted. In this case, your phone
cannot be used to browse web pages at those websites.
2.2.4 I have turned on Wi-Fi on my phone, but it cannot detect
signals from Wi-Fi hotspots. What can I do?
On a device other than your phone, turn on Wi-Fi. If the device also cannot detect any Wi-Fi
signals, verify that your router is functioning correctly. If the device can detect Wi-Fi signals,
do as follows:

Check that the wireless router's service set identifier (SSID) is not hidden.

Restart the Wi-Fi function on your phone.

Restart your phone.
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2.2.5 How do I know whether my phone is using its mobile data
connection or a Wi-Fi connection to access the Internet?
The Wi-Fi connection is always used first whenever it is successfully set up. If
is
displayed in the upper right corner of the screen, that means you are using a Wi-Fi connection
to access the Internet.
2.2.6 I cannot connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot. Why?

The password you entered is incorrect. Note that the password is case-sensitive.

The Wi-Fi reception is poor.
2.2.7 My phone's Wi-Fi connection automatically disconnects after
the screen times out. What can I do?
Change the Wi-Fi sleep policy as follows:
Touch Settings > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi. Then touch Menu > Advanced settings >
Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep, and select Always.
Note: By default, Always is selected for Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep. If the settings are
modified, your phone disconnects from the Wi-Fi network when its screen turns off. The
following describes the three options of Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep:
Always: Never disconnect a Wi-Fi connection.
Only when plugged in: The Wi-Fi connection never disconnects when the phone is charging.
If the phone is not charging, it disconnects a Wi-Fi connection when it has been idle for 3
minutes.
Never (increase data usage): The Wi-Fi connection disconnects when the phone has been
idle for 3 minutes.
2.3 Can I use my phone as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot and
access the Internet from another device using my phone's
data connection?
Yes. To activate this, turn on the Wi-Fi hotspot on your phone as follows:
Choose Settings > Wireless & networks > More > Tethering & portable hotspot >
Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
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After a device connects to your phone over Wi-Fi, you can access the Internet from that
device using your phone's mobile data connection.
To set the hotspot name and encryption mode, choose Settings > Wireless & networks >
More > Tethering & portable hotspot > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot > Configure Wi-Fi
hotspot.
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2.4 How do I connect my phone to a Wi-Fi hotspot with a
static IP address to access the Internet?
Touch Settings > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi. On the Wi-Fi screen, touch a hotspot. In the
displayed dialog box, select Modify network then Show advanced options. Touch IP
settings and select Static. Enter the IP address (mostly 192.168.1.xxx), gateway address
(mostly 192.168.1.1), network prefix length (24), and domain name (DNS address).
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When your phone uses DHCP to access the Internet through Wi-Fi, it must wait for the router
to assign it a dynamic IP address, which takes time. By specifying a static IP address for your
phone, this issue is resolved.
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2.5 How do I set my phone to work as a modem and
provide Internet access for computers?
1.
On the home screen, touch Settings.
2.
Under Wireless & networks, touch More > Tethering & portable hotspot.
3.
Touch USB tethering.
4.
On a computer, use HiSuite to install the USB driver for your phone. Right-click My
Computer and choose Manage.
Note: When using USB tethering, your phone's mobile data connection must be turned on.
Otherwise, the phone cannot provide Internet access for computers.
If a computer provides a wireless network adapter, you can turn on Portable Wi-Fi hotspot
as follows: Go to Settings. Under Wireless & networks, touch More > Tethering &
portable hotspot > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. The computer can then connect to your phone
over Wi-Fi to access the Internet. Currently, this function is available to computers running
Windows.
2.6 Tone settings
2.6.1 How do I set the phone ringtone?

For single SIM card models:
Go to Settings. Touch Sound > Phone ringtone. Select the desired ringtone and touch
the check icon in the upper right corner.

For dual SIM card models:
Go to Settings. Touch Sound > Card 1 phone ringtone/Card 2 phone ringtone. Select
the desired ringtone and touch the check icon in the upper right corner.
2.6.2 How do I turn on or off vibration for incoming calls and
messages?
To set vibration for incoming calls: Go to Settings. Touch Sound then Vibrate when ringing
or Vibrate in silent mode.
To set vibration for messages: Go to Messaging and touch Menu. From the displayed option
menu, choose Settings. On the displayed General screen, touch Vibrate.
2.6.3 How do I set a custom audio file as the ringtone or
notification tone?
Go to Files. Touch and hold an audio file and touch Set as > Phone ringtone or
Notification ringtone.
2.6.4 Can I set a ringtone for a contact group?
No.
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2.6.5 How do I disable touch sounds?
Go to Settings. Touch Sound and turn off Touch sounds.
2.7 Languages and keyboards
2.7.1 How do I change the system language?
Your phone supports 46 languages, such as simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese (Taiwan),
traditional Chinese (Hong Kong), Japanese, and English.
On the home screen, touch Settings. On the All screen, touch Language & input. Under
System language, touch Language and select a language.
2.7.2 What can I do if I can't use a newly installed text input
method?
On the home screen, touch Settings. On the All screen, touch Language & input. Touch
Default keyboard, and the select an input method dialog box is displayed. Touch to configure
the input method. Then select the newly installed input method from the input methods list.
2.7.3 How do I change the system font size?
Go to Settings, touch Display > Font size, and then select a font size.
2.7.4 Can I change the system font style? Does WeChat support
font style changing?
No.
2.7.5 What text input methods does my phone come with?
Your phone supports Google keyboard, Huawei Swype, and Google Voice Typing.
2.7.6 How do I switch to the stroke input method?
On the message editing screen, touch the text field to bring up the onscreen keyboard. Select
Huawei Swype. Touch
and select a desired handwriting mode.
2.7.7 How do I disable key press vibration?
You can turn off key press vibration only if your phone's Vibrate on touch has been turned
on. To turn off key press vibration, do as follows:
On the home screen, touch Settings. Touch Sound > Vibrate on touch.
Go back to Settings. Touch Language & input, then Huawei Swype > Settings and turn off
Vibrate on keypress.
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2.8 Internet access
2.8.1 How do I set a SIM card as the primary SIM card and the
other as the secondary one?
By default, SIM card 1 is the primary card and SIM card 2 is the secondary card. You can set
the primary and secondary cards yourself.
2.8.2 How do I clear my browser's cache and browsing history?
Open the browser and touch the menu button. From the displayed option menu, choose
Settings. Touch Privacy & security then Clear cache or Clear history to clear the cache or
web browsing history.
2.8.3 How do I view a web page in full screen or save a web page
to bookmarks?
Your browser will automatically choose to display web pages in full screen based on your
operations. When you flick up on a web page, the web page will be displayed in full screen
mode. When you flick down to the bottom of the web page, the web page exits full screen
mode.
To save a web page to bookmarks, on the browser screen, touch the menu icon. Touch Save
then
.
2.8.4 Can I log in to my email account using the browser on my
phone?
Yes. Open the browser and enter the email account website in the address box.
2.8.5 Can I log in to my online bank account from my phone?
Yes. It is recommended that you install the online bank client on your phone Logging in to
your online bank account using the browser on your phone may fail as some banks' login
plug-in can only run in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
2.8.6 How do I save an image from a web page?
Touch and hold the image and choose Save image from the displayed option menu.
2.8.7 How do I set the home page?
Open the browser and touch the menu button. From the displayed option menu, choose
Settings > General > Set homepage.
2.8.8 How do I save a web page?
Open a web page and touch Menu. From the displayed option menu, choose Save page.
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2.8.9 What can I do if my phone fails to access the Internet?
Insert a SIM card into your phone. Your phone will automatically configure the APN settings.
To view the APN settings, go to Settings > Wireless & networks > More > Mobile
networks > Access Point Names.
If the parameter settings are incorrect, touch
Reset to default.
. From the displayed option menu, choose
2.8.10 How do I turn on or off the mobile network?
Use either of the following methods:

Go to Settings > Wireless & networks > More > Mobile networks, and select or
deselect Data enabled.

In the notification panel, touch
mobile network is turned on,
network, touch
to turn on the mobile network. When the
changes to
. To turn off the mobile
.
2.8.11 How do I view my phone's data service status or disable the
data service?
Flick down from the status bar to open the notification panel.

indicates that the mobile network is turned on. To turn off the mobile network,
touch this icon to make it become

.
indicates that the mobile network is turned off. To turn on the mobile network,
touch this icon to make it become
.
2.8.12 Are there any restrictions on data services?
For the dual SIM card models, when SIM card 1 is inserted, you can only use the data
services on SIM card 1. When SIM card 1 is not inserted or is deactivated, you can use the
data services on SIM card 2. Go to Settings > SIM management > Default data. In the
displayed dialog box, you can choose to use the data services on SIM card 1 or 2.
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2.8.13 How do I configure the VPN parameters?
Go to Settings > Wireless & networks > More… > VPN. If the "You must set a lock screen,
PIN, or password before you can use credential storage." message is displayed, set a lock
screen pattern, PIN, or password before adding a VPN network.
Touch Add VPN network. On the displayed Edit VPN network screen, set the required
parameters and touch Save. On the displayed screen, enter your user name and password and
touch Connect.
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2.9 Screen lock
2.9.1 How do I set a screen unlock PIN?
Go to Settings > Security > Card 1 lock/Card 2 lock > SIM lock.
Turn on SIM lock and enter a PIN from the dialog box.
When you power on your phone or press the power button to turn on the screen, the unlock
screen is displayed by default. You can then enter the PIN to unlock the screen.
2.9.2 How do I set a screen unlock pattern?
1. Go to Settings and touch Screen lock & passwords > Password > Pattern.
2. On the Draw an unlock pattern screen, swipe your finger across the screen to connect four or
more dots together in a pattern and touch Continue.
3. Draw the pattern again and touch Confirm.
4. Enter your backup PIN and touch Continue.
5. Enter your backup PIN again and touch OK.
6. When you power on your phone or press the power button to turn on the screen, the unlock screen
is displayed by default. You can then draw the pattern to unlock the screen.
2.9.3 How many times can I try the screen unlock pattern before
my phone becomes permanently locked? Can I unlock the phone
by sending an email from my Gmail?
Your phone will not be locked even if you incorrectly draw the unlock pattern several
consecutive times, but you will have to wait for a while until you can try again.
If you forget your unlock pattern, touch the backup password button on the screen and enter
your backup password to unlock the screen.
If you forget your unlock pattern, please send your phone to the local customer service center.
Your phone cannot be unlocked using an email from Gmail.
2.9.4 How do I lock and unlock the screen?
To lock the screen, press the power button.
To unlock the screen, press the power button to turn on the screen and follow the onscreen
instructions to unlock the screen, such as entering the PIN or drawing the unlock pattern.
2.9.5 Why doesn't my phone screen turn off after I cover my palm
on it?
N/A.
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2.10 Alarm
2.10.1 How do I add or remove an alarm?
On the home screen, go to Clock.
Touch
in the lower left corner.
To set the alarm time, touch Time.
To set the alarm to repeat on certain days, select the desired intervals under Repeat.
To set a ringtone for the alarm, touch Ringtone and select a tone.
To set your phone to vibrate when the alarm goes off, turn on Vibrate.
To name the alarm, touch Label.
Touch the check icon in the upper right corner.
On the alarm screen, you can find the list of all alarms. Use the slider to turn on or off an
alarm.
Touch and hold an alarm. In the displayed option menu, touch the delete icon (red) to delete
the alarm.
2.10.2 Will the alarms go off when my phone is powered off?
Yes.
2.11 Applications
2.11.1 What application formats does my phone support? Is JAVA
supported?
Your phone supports applications developed using JAVA. To install .jar or .jad applications,
you must install a JAVA simulator, such as Jbed.apk or GZL-signed-Jbed.apk.
2.11.2 How do I download third-party applications?
You can download third-party applications using Google's Play Store or the browser.
2.11.3 Can I change the default installation location for
applications?
Yes. On the home screen, go to Settings. Touch All > Storage > Default location. Then
select a default storage location. The installation location for Android applications is
determined by android:installLocation attribute of the application. It does not change with the
default installation location.
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2.11.4 How do I install, manage, and uninstall applications?

Installing applications
Before installing, managing, or uninstalling applications: Go to Settings and touch
Security. On the displayed screen, select Unknown sources.
Method 1: Go to App Center, download the application you want to install, and follow
the onscreen instructions to install it.
Method 2: Copy the .apk file corresponding to the application you want to install to your
phone's internal storage or the microSD card. Go to Files, find the .apk file and touch it
to install the application.

Managing applications
On the home screen, go to Settings. Touch Manage apps > All. On the All tab where all
applications installed on your phone are listed, touch an application to perform desired
operations.
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
Uninstalling applications
On the home screen, go to Settings. Touch Manage apps, select the application you
want to uninstall, and touch Uninstall.
2.11.5 What can I do if I can't install an application?
Cause 1: Your phone's storage space is insufficient. If this happens, uninstall some
applications that you no longer use or delete some files from Files.
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Cause 2: The application may not be compatible with your phone system version. Your phone
is running Android 5.1.
2.11.6 Does my phone support photo shooting using remote
control? If yes, how do I download and install the application that
supports such a function?
No. your phone does not support photo shooting using remote control.
2.11.7 Does my phone support AirSharing? If yes, how do I
download and install the application that supports such a
function?
No. your phone does not support AirSharing.
2.12 Third-party applications
2.12.1 Can I install third-party applications to a microSD card? If
so, will running these third-party applications take up my
phone's storage?
Yes, you can install third-party applications to a microSD card. Some temporary data will be
saved to your phone's memory when these applications run, which is normal.
2.12.2 Does my phone support online banking transactions?
Yes, but only if you have downloaded the client for your online bank.
2.13 Backup and restoration
2.13.1 How do I back up and restore contacts?

Backup
On the home screen, touch Tools > Backup. In the upper section of the screen, touch
New backup. Select Contacts and touch Back up.
If your phone has an external microSD card, the backup data is stored in the
Huaweibackup folder in the microSD card's root directory. If your phone has no
external microSD card installed, the backup data is stored in the Huaweibackup folder
in the root directory of your phone's internal storage.
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
Restoration
Select a backup file, enter the password, and touch OK. Then select Contacts and touch
Restore.
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2.13.2 Can I back up my contact groups?
Yes.
2.13.3 What data can be backed up on my phone?
You can back up your contacts, messages, calendar events, and applications.
2.13.4 What data can be restored on my phone?
You can restore your contacts, messages, calendar events, and applications.
2.13.5 Does my phone support cloud services?
No.
2.13.6 Does my phone support cloud backup and restoration?
No.
2.14 Manage apps
2.14.1 What can Manage apps do?
Manage apps enables you to view and manage downloaded, running, or all applications, as
well as clear cache.
2.14.2 How do I access Manage apps?
On the home screen, touch Settings then Manage apps.
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2.14.3 What does the Manage apps screen look like?

In the upper part, you can switch between the following four tabs: All, Running, On SD
card, and Downloaded.

In the middle part, you can see a list of applications.

In the lower part, you can see Default app settings and Menu.
2.14.4 How do I manage a specific application using Manage
apps?

In the upper part, you can switch to the desired tab (application list): All, Running, On
SD card, and Downloaded.
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
Touch an application, on the displayed screen, you can perform operations on the
application, including Force stop, Disable, Clear data, and Clear cache.
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2.15 Does my phone come with Security Guard?
No.
2.16 Does my phone support the blacklist function of
Security Guard?
No.
2.17 How do I configure the weather settings?
On the home screen, go to Widget. Touch Weather to access it.
On the displayed screen, flick your finger left or right to view the weather of different cities.
To refresh the weather information, drag down on the screen.
To manage cities, touch
in the upper right corner. You can then touch and
hold a city to delete it or touch
to add a city.
To configure other weather settings, touch Settings at the bottom of the same screen. You can
then set the temperature unit, whether tones are displayed, auto update, and update interval.
To set the current location and resident city, touch the home screen weather button at the
bottom of the same screen.
2.18 What are the developer options?
To view the developer options, touch Settings > About phone and touch the build number
seven times in rapid succession.
1.
USB debugging: Enable USB debug mode that allows the operator to use the adb
command to debug the phone.
2.
Stay awake: The screen will never turn off when your phone is charging.
3.
Allow mock locations: Allow the phone to use mock locations.
4.
Desktop backup password: Set the backup password.
5.
Pointer location: Display information about the currently touched item.
6.
Show touches: Show visual feedback for touches.
7.
Show CPU usage: Show current CPU usage.
8.
Force GPU rendering: Use 2D hardware acceleration in applications.
9.
Animation scale: Control the animation scale.
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10. Background process limit: Limit the number of background processes.
11. Show all ANRs: Show the "App Not Responding" dialog box for background
applications.
2.19 Can I synchronize my phone's date and time with the
network?
Yes.
To do so: On the home screen, go to Settings. Touch All > Date & time. Turn on Automatic
date & time and Automatic time zone.
2.20 How do I use my phone as a USB flash drive?
You can connect your phone to a computer using a USB cable to view content in the microSD
card but not the internal storage.
Photo (PTP): In this mode, you can transfer images or videos between your phone and a
computer that supports PTP.
Files: In this mode, you can transfer files between your phone and a computer that supports
MTP.
USB flash drive mode: If your phone has a microSD card installed you can, use your phone as
a USB flash drive to read data from its microSD card and transfer data between your phone
and a computer.
Note: When your phone is connected to a Mac in MTP mode, you can manage files on your
phone, but the dial-up connection function on the Mac is currently unavailable.
2.21 How do I free up internal storage space?
Delete unwanted files as follows:
On the home screen, go to Files. Touch and hold the file or folder you want to delete and
choose Delete from the displayed option menu.
2.22 How do I adjust the screen brightness?
On the home screen, go to Settings. Touch All. Under Device, touch Display. Under Screen,
touch Brightness. Select Automatic brightness or manually drag the brightness slider.
In the notification panel, drag the brightness slider or turn on or off Automatic brightness.
2.23 Does my phone have key backlight?
No.
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2.24 How do I turn on or off airplane mode?
1.
On the home screen, go to Settings. Under Wireless & networks, touch More. Then
turn on or off Airplane mode. In airplane mode, your mobile network will be
unavailable.
2.
Go to the notification panel and turn on or off Airplane mode.
3.
Press and hold the power button and choose Airplane mode from the displayed option
menu.
2.25 How do I restore my phone to its factory settings?
1.
On the home screen, go to Settings. Under Privacy & security, touch Backup & reset.
On the displayed screen, touch Factory data reset under Personal data.
2.
Touch Reset phone.
2.26 How does my phone enter or exit safe mode?
Enabling safe mode:
After the startup animation starts, press and hold the volume down button until the safe mode
message is displayed in the lower left corner.
Exiting safe mode:
Restart your phone.
2.27 Does my phone support HiSuite?
Yes. To use HiSuite, download it online.
2.28 Does my phone support HDMI?
No.
2.29 Does my phone support TV-out?
No.
2.30 Does my phone support OTG?
No.
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2.31 How does the status indicator work?
Blinking: There are unread messages or missed calls.
On: The phone is connected to a USB cable to a charger.
Red: The battery level is low.
Orange: The battery level is medium.
Green: The battery level is higher than 90%.
2.32 Can I use other power adapters than the provided one
to charge my phone?
Yes. Your phone has a charging protection circuit. Nevertheless, it is recommended that you
use the power adapter provided with your phone, because non-standard power adapters may
generate excessive current that shortens your battery's life span or insufficient current that
prolongs the charging time.
2.33 What are the features of my phone?
LTE 4G high-speed downloads up to 150 Mbit/s (For whether your phone supports LTE, see
the specifications.)
Fashionable ID design: Ultra-thin body, three-segment design, middle frame with metallic
coating, 3D fading texture on the rear cover, and multiple color options for the rear cover
5-inch 720p full-laminated on-cell screen
1 GB RAM and quad-core high-speed CPU (For details about the storage, see the
specifications.)
8 MP+2 MP HD cameras with SmartFace algorithm
Screen off gestures
Integrated sound chamber, broadband large-power receiver, realistic reproduction of the
human voice
Latest Android version (5.1) and latest EMUI version (3.1)
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Others
3.1 Does my phone support the quick calling function
when the screen is turned off?
No.
3.2 Does my phone support multi-screen interaction?
No.
3.3 Does the phone support scheduled power-on and
power-off?
No.
3.4 Does the GPU support mainstream games?
Yes.
3.5 How do I save battery power?

When you are not using the phone, press the power button to turn off the screen.

Set the screen timeout period to a small value under Settings > Display > Sleep.

Lower the screen brightness under Settings > Display > Brightness.

Turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth when you do not need to use them under Settings >
Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

Turn off data synchronization by turning off Accounts & sync for your account under
Settings > Accounts.
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
Turn off the mobile network by disabling Mobile data always on under Settings >
More > Mobile networks.

Turn off GPS by disabling Access my location under Settings > Location access.
3.6 How long does the battery stand if I keep using a
certain function?
The time length that your battery can stand if you use your phone for only one function is
related to the actual network conditions and the operations. Based on the lab tests, the battery
can stand for 10 hours for video playback, 48 hours for music playback, and 6.4 hours for
Internet surfing.
3.7 Can I use the USB cable and computer to charge my
phone?
Yes.
3.8 How do I reduce my mobile data usage?

Turn off the mobile network when you do not need it.

Turn off the mobile network if you have a Wi-Fi connection.

Access Wireless Access Protocol (WAP) sites instead of World Wide Web (WWW)
websites.

Turn off the mobile network by disabling Mobile data always on under Settings >
More > Mobile networks.

Drag the status bar down to display the notification panel. Turn off data synchronization.
3.9 What can I do if my phone runs slowly?

Close background applications you do not need. On the home screen, go to Settings.
Under Apps, touch Manage apps. On the Running tab, touch the application you want
to close, and touch Force stop.

Uninstall unwanted applications to free up your phone's storage space. When available
storage is insufficient, the phone runs slowly.

If the CPU usage is high and multiple background processes are running, restart your
phone to close unwanted processes and applications.
3.10 Can I set my customized wallpaper not to stretch?
No, but you can install third-party applications that support this function.
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3.11 How do I enter recovery mode and restore my phone
to its factory settings?
When an update package is available on your microSD card or an online update package is
downloaded, power off your phone, simultaneously press and hold the power and volume up
buttons to enter recovery mode. In recovery mode, press the volume up and volume down
buttons to scroll through the options, and press the power button to select an option.
To restore your phone to its factory settings, go to Settings and touch Backup & reset >
Factory data reset > Reset phone.
3.12 Can I scan a QR code using my phone?
Yes, but you need to download a QR code application first.
3.13 Does my phone support 3D acceleration?
Yes.
3.14 How do I know whether my phone has been rooted?
To check whether your phone has been rooted, it is recommended that you take your phone to
a Huawei's service center where professional tools are provided.
Connect your phone to a computer. On the computer, run adb shell. If $ is displayed, the
phone has not been rooted. If # is displayed, the phone has been rooted.
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3.15 Can I remove the battery? Will configuring my phone
to automatically set the date and time generate data
traffic?
If your phone obtains the date and time from your operator's network when it powers on and
registers with the network, it does not use an Internet connection to synchronize date and time,
and no data traffic will be generated.
If your phone fails to obtain the date and time from your service provider's network when it
powers on and if you have enabled the automatic time update function, your phone
synchronizes the date and time with the network, which will generate minor data traffic.
3.16 Can I use my phone for recording?
Yes.
3.17 Does my phone come with a protective film?
Whether your phone comes with a protective film depends on the market where you purchase
your phone.
3.18 Does my phone support mobile TV?
No.
3.19 Can I browse or edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and
PDF files on my phone?
No.
3.20 What is the default installation location for
applications? Can I change this location?
The default installation location for applications is your phone's internal storage space, and
that location cannot be changed.
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3.21 Does my phone support App2SD? How do I move an
installed application to the microSD card?
Yes. To move an installed application to the microSD card, go to Manage apps and touch the
application then Move to SD card.
3.22 How are my phone ROM and RAM allocated?
The ROM and RAM sizes displayed on your phone may be smaller than the values in the
phone specifications, because the system occupies a part. The
SCL-L01/SCL-L02/SCL-L03/SCL-L04/SCL-U31 has an 8 GB ROM and 1 GB RAM. Except
for the part that is occupied by the system, it has an available RAM of at least 400 MB.
8 GB ROM
The ROM contains system applications, files, and databases, which takes up about 4.2 GB
and is hidden from users. The ROM space available to users is 3.8 GB. You can use this 3.8
GB space to store any types of files.
ROM partitions (a phone ROM is similar to a hard disk on a computer)
8 GB
Partition
Size
Description
Query method
Boot and operating system data
backup partition
About 850 MB
This partition stores the
boot and operating system
backup data.
Cannot be queried
The data in this partition
is used when you restore
your phone to its factory
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ROM partitions (a phone ROM is similar to a hard disk on a computer)
Partition
Size
Description
8 GB
Query method
settings.
Partition reserved for HOTA
updates
About 512 MB
This partition is reserved
for HOTA updates.
Cannot be queried
The device provider or
the carrier pushes update
patches using this
partition.
System partition
About 1.7 GB
This partition is used for
the Android operating
system.
Cannot be queried
Cust partition
About 256 MB
This partition stores
customization
information.
Cannot be queried
Data partition
About 3.8 GB
This partition is used for
running the operating
system or applications.
This partition also stores
the files for applications
you install.
Can be queried
using a third-party
application
Others
About 850 MB
This partition includes:
Cannot be queried
Space occupied by file
partition tables
Space occupied by log
partition
Space occupied by flag
tables of flash material
bad blocks
Space occupied by
firmware
Space lost due to
formatting
Total
8 GB
These partitions are for your reference only.
Partition sizes vary according to the product
customized version.
RAM partitions (a phone RAM is similar to the RAM of a computer)
1 GB
Partition
Size
Description
Query method
Bottom partition
About 600 MB
This partition saves the
display cache and bottom
wireless protocol stacks.
Cannot be queried
Operating system and user partition
About 400 MB
This partition is used by
the Android operating
Can be queried
using a third-party
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ROM partitions (a phone ROM is similar to a hard disk on a computer)
Partition
Size
Total
8 GB
Description
Query method
system and applications.
application but the
value may differ
by application
1 GB
These partitions are for your reference only.
Partition sizes vary according to the product
customized version.
The SCL-L21/SCC-L21/SCL-U23/SCC-U21 has an 8 GB ROM and 2 GB RAM. Except for
the part that is occupied by the system, it has an available RAM of at least 1.3 GB.
8 GB ROM
The ROM contains system applications, files, and databases, which takes up about 4.2 GB
and is hidden from users. The ROM space available to users is 3.8 GB. You can use this 3.8
GB space to store any types of files.
ROM partitions (a phone ROM is similar to a hard disk on a computer)
8 GB
Partition
Size
Description
Query method
Boot and operating system data
backup partition
About 850 MB
This partition stores the
boot and operating system
backup data.
Cannot be queried
The data in this partition
is used when you restore
your phone to its factory
settings.
Partition reserved for HOTA
updates
About 512 MB
This partition is reserved
for HOTA updates.
Cannot be queried
The device provider or
the carrier pushes update
patches using this
partition.
System partition
About 1.7 GB
This partition is used for
the Android operating
system.
Cannot be queried
Cust partition
About 256 MB
This partition stores
customization
information.
Cannot be queried
Data partition
About 3.8 GB
This partition is used for
running the operating
system or applications.
This partition also stores
the files for applications
Can be queried
using a third-party
application
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ROM partitions (a phone ROM is similar to a hard disk on a computer)
Partition
Size
Description
8 GB
Query method
you install.
Others
About 850 MB
This partition includes:
Cannot be queried
Space occupied by file
partition tables
Space occupied by log
partition
Space occupied by flag
tables of flash material
bad blocks
Space occupied by
firmware
Space lost due to
formatting
Total
8 GB
These partitions are for your reference only.
Partition sizes vary according to the product
customized version.
RAM partitions (a phone RAM is similar to the RAM of a computer)
2 GB
Partition
Size
Description
Query method
Bottom partition
About 700 MB
This partition saves the
display cache and bottom
wireless protocol stacks.
Cannot be queried
Operating system and user partition
About 1.3 GB
This partition is used by
the Android operating
system and applications.
Can be queried
using a third-party
application but the
value may differ
by application
Total
2 GB
These partitions are for your reference only.
Partition sizes vary according to the product
customized version.
3.23 How do I check the available storage space in my
phone storage and microSD card?
Go to Settings and touch Storage. Touch Phone storage to check the total and available
space in the phone storage. Touch SD card to check the total and available space in your
microSD card.
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3.24 My phone can stand by normally, but the screen
cannot be turned on. What can I do?
Press and hold the power button (for less than 30s) until your phone vibrates or displays a low
battery level icon. If you press and hold the power button for more than 30s and your phone
has no response, connect your phone to a charger and try again.
3.25 Why isn't the backlight on?
Your phone does not come with the backlight.
3.26 "Trial use" is found on my phone's network access
license. Does this mean that my phone does not have the
national network access?
This issue is not applicable to versions outside China.
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3.27 Why does my phone receive no signal after I activated
the function of enabling only 4G data service?
This issue is not applicable to versions outside China. This issue is found in the China
Telecom version only.
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