Micromax A114 Specifications

Micromax A114 Specifications
WELCOME
Congratulations on buying this Micromax handset loaded with
amazing features to fulfill all your expectations from a Smartphone!
Your A114 handset offers you a wide range of high quality feature
which includes:

Android Jelly Bean 4.2 Platform: Feel and use the multifaceted features of the latest Android Operating System.
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8 MP Auto Focus Rear Camera and 2 MP Front Camera:
Click high resolution pictures and record videos anytime and
anywhere.
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1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor: Gives you robust multiprocessing capability for handling multiple applications
simultaneously.
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Video Calling: Connect with your friends face to face in real
time via video calling.
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5 Inch screen: Gives you an intuitive and friendly interface
allowing you to operate your phone with great ease.
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Gravity Sensor: Ensures that your phone responds
automatically to various motions and orientations.
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Dual SIM: Your handset supports dual SIM.
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Wi-Fi: The Wi-Fi features lets you connect wirelessly and
seamlessly with your Wi-Fi network for Internet.
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Bluetooth: Lets you exchange files and information with
Bluetooth enabled devices.
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External memory support: Your handset supports external
memory card expandable up to 32 GB for your myriad needs.
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CONTENTS
WELCOME ......................................................1
THE ANDROID ADVANTAGE ................................5
READ ME FIRST...............................................5
DISCLAIMERS ........................................................... 5
INSTRUCTIONAL ICONS ............................................... 6
GETTING STARTED ...........................................7
PHONE LAYOUT ........................................................ 8
INSERT SIM CARD .................................................... 8
INSERT MEMORY CARD .............................................. 9
TURNING YOUR PHONE ON/ OFF .................................. 9
CHARGING THE BATTERY.......................................... 10
LOCKING/UNLOCKING THE PHONE .............................. 11
PLACING AND RECEIVING CALLS ...................... 14
MAKE A CALL ......................................................... 15
IN CALL OPTIONS.................................................... 15
CONFERENCE CALL................................................. 16
MAKE A VIDEO CALL................................................ 17
MAKE AN INTERNATIONAL CALL.................................. 17
END A CALL .......................................................... 18
DISABLE PHONE CALLS ............................................ 18
HEADSET .............................................................. 18
CHANGING THE PHONE’S VOLUME .............................. 19
SENSORS.............................................................. 19
USING THE TOUCH SCREEN ............................ 20
TAP AND HOLD ....................................................... 21
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DRAG AN ITEM ....................................................... 21
SCROLL ................................................................ 22
SWIPE .................................................................. 22
USING THE PINCH ZOOM .......................................... 22
DOUBLE-TAP.......................................................... 23
CHANGE THE ORIENTATION ....................................... 23
USING THE HANDSET’S KEYS .................................... 24
THE HOME SCREEN ................................................ 24
LAUNCHER ICONS ................................................... 25
CONTEXT MENU ..................................................... 25
OPTIONS MENUS .................................................... 26
SWITCH BETWEEN HOME SCREENS ............................ 27
REARRANGE ITEMS ON THE HOME SCREEN .................. 27
CUSTOMIZE HOME SCREEN ...................................... 27
MANAGING NOTIFICATIONS ............................. 30
OPEN THE NOTIFICATIONS PANEL............................... 31
RESPOND TO NOTIFICATIONS .................................... 31
CLOSE NOTIFICATIONS PANEL ................................... 31
TOOLKIT ............................................................... 32
MESSAGING ................................................. 34
CREATE AND SEND MULTIMEDIA MESSAGE .................. 35
FORWARD A MESSAGE ............................................. 35
LOCK A MESSAGE ................................................... 36
USING THE ONSCREEN KEYBOARD ............................. 37
MULTIMEDIA ................................................ 40
CAMERA ............................................................... 41
GALLERY .............................................................. 42
MUSIC .................................................................. 43
FM RADIO............................................................. 43
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RECORD SOUND..................................................... 43
CONNECTING TO NETWORKS AND DEVICES ........ 46
CONNECT TO THE INTERNET ...................................... 47
PAIR W ITH BLUETOOTH DEVICES ............................... 49
MANAGING ACCOUNTS .................................. 50
W HY USE A GOOGLE ACCOUNT ................................. 51
START GMAIL......................................................... 51
CONFIGURING E-MAIL ............................................. 51
USING E-MAIL ....................................................... 52
GOOGLE SEARCH ................................................... 52
SYNCHRONIZE CONTACT LIST.................................... 53
USING APPLICATIONS AND WIDGETS ................. 54
MAPS ................................................................... 55
W IDGETS .............................................................. 56
DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS FROM ANDROID MARKET ...... 56
TASKBAR .............................................................. 57
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS .................................. 59
TAKING CARE OF YOUR DEVICE ........................ 60
BATTERY RECOMMENDATIONS ................................... 61
RECYCLE YOUR PHONE ............................................ 61
COPYRIGHT ................................................. 62
INDEX ......................................................... 63
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THE ANDROID ADVANTAGE
Micromax A114 comes with Jelly Bean 4.2.2 that is capable of
performing various functions just like your personal computer and can
be personalized according to your own needs. For example, you can
add and remove applications or upgrade existing applications to
improve the functions. At the Android market, an ever growing range
of applications, games, movies, and books are available for you to
download.
READ ME FIRST
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Please read all safety precautions and this manual carefully
before using your device to ensure safe and proper use.

The descriptions in this manual are based on the default
settings of your device.
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Available features and additional services may vary by device,
software, or service provider.
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Applications and their functions may vary based on the
country, region, software or hardware specifications.
Micromax is not liable for performance issues caused by thirdparty applications.
DISCLAIMERS
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The colors, specifications, functions and graphics
shown/mentioned in the user manual may differ from the
actual product. In such a case, the latter shall govern.
Images shown are for representation purpose only.
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Micromax keeps the right to modify the content in this user
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guide without prior notice.

Upon first use of your device, your device will send
information related to your mobile, IMEI numbers, location
details and other software details through SMS*
automatically. This information may be used as further
specified in Micromax privacy policy**.

Talk and standby times are affected by network preferences,
type of SIM cards, connected accessories and individual
usage patterns. Services and some features may be
dependent on the network, service/content providers, SIM
cards, compatibility of the devices used and the content
formats supported.

Other product logos and company names mentioned herein
may be trademarks or trade names of their respective
owners.
*Operator tariff shall be applicable for SMS.
**Micromax privacy policy is available at www.micromaxinfo.com.
INSTRUCTIONAL ICONS
Before you start, please familiarize yourself with the icons you will see
in this manual:
Information: Provides useful information
Warning: Situations that could cause injury to yourself or
others
Caution: Situations that could cause damage to your
device or other equipment
Tips to help you with the features.
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GETTING STARTED
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PHONE LAYOUT
INSERT SIM CARD
To insert the SIM card:
1.
Switch off your phone and remove the rear cover.
2.
Remove the battery and insert the SIM card(s) correctly in
the card slot(s), as illustrated in the following image:
3.
Place back the battery and rear cover.
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Please keep the SIM Card out of the reach of children.
The card and the contacts are vulnerable to damage due
to scratching or bending. Therefore, be careful when
using, inserting or removing the cards
INSERT MEMORY CARD
To store additional multimedia files, you must insert a memory card.
1.
Switch off the mobile phone, and then remove the rear
cover.
2.
Remove the battery and insert the memory card into the
slot, as illustrated below:
3.
Finally, place back the battery and rear cover.
Use only compatible memory cards approved by Micromax
with this device. Incompatible memory cards may damage
the card or the device and corrupt the data stored in the
card.
TURNING YOUR PHONE ON/ OFF
Switch On: Press and hold the Power key for a few seconds.
Switch Off: Press and hold the power key and select Power Off.
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CHARGING THE BATTERY
Before using the device for the first time, you must charge the
battery. You can charge the device with a travel adapter or
connecting the device to a PC with a USB cable.
Tip: You can also use a compatible USB charger to charge
your battery.
Use only Micromax approved chargers and cables.
Unapproved chargers or cables can cause battery to
explode or damage your device.
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We suggest you charge the battery for 4 hours continuously
for the first time.
LOCKING/UNLOCKING THE PHONE
You may need to provide PIN, password, draw a pattern, take your
face in front of the phone screen, speak something for voice
recognition, or simply slide to unlock your phone.
Slide unlock will be the default unlocking method in the phone. To
unlock the screen:
1.
Press the power key to wake up the phone.
2.
Hold and drag the lock icon towards the unlock icon.
You will be required to unlock your phone based on the unlock
method set in the phone settings.
To set the unlock method:
1.
Go to Application Menu →
lock.
→ Security → Screen
2.
Choose the type of locking as desired. You can set your
screen lock based on pattern, PIN, Password, face
recognition, voice recognition, slide, or none.
Using the Pattern Lock
Pattern Lock is a security feature you can enable on your phone to
prevent it from unauthorized access. You can draw a pattern by
connecting the dots (as shown in the following image).
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To set the unlock method:
1.
On the Home screen, tap
2.
Select Screen lock.
3.
Choose Pattern and then follow the guided instructions to
set the pattern lock.
→
→ Security.
Note: You can also set other locking methods as desired from
Screen lock.
Other screen locking methods available in your A114 include:
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Slide: Just wake up the screen and slide the lock icon
towards the unlock icon to unlock your phone.
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Face Unlock: Allowing you to keep your face as screen
unlocking password. You just need to look at your phone to
unlock it.
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Voice Unlock: Allowing you to provide your voice as the
screen unlocking password. You need to speak something for
the phone to recognize your voice and unlock the screen.
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PIN: You may enter a PIN and set it as your screen unlocking
password.
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Password: You may enter any desired password and set it
as your screen unlocking password.
You can disable all unlocking methods from your handset by selecting
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the None option.
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PLACING AND RECEIVING CALLS
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MAKE A CALL
To make a call:
1.
Tap
on the main menu or the home screen to dial the
desired number. Tap
view the dial pad.
2.
Tap
to hide the dial pad and
to
to enter the desired number to be dialed.
Or
Tap
call.
to open the Call log and select a number to make
Or
Tap
to open the Contacts and select the number to
make call.
Or
Tap
to open the contact groups and select the number
to make call.
3.
Tap
to make call.
Note: If two SIM cards have been inserted into the device, you may
open the dial pad and drag down the notification panel to select the
SIM from which the call is to be made. If you select Always ask
option, a pop-up appears asking you to select the SIM every time you
make a call. Select the desired SIM card to make the call.
IN CALL OPTIONS
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Press the Volume up/ down keys on the left side to adjust
the call volume.
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To add another person to the call, tap
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and then
.
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Tap
to mute your voice so that the phone’s MIC will not
transmit voice to the other end. You can resume transmitting
your voice by tapping
again.
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Tap
and then
to resume the call.
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Tap
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Tap
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Tap
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Tap
and then
to start recording the call and tap again
to stop the recording.
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Tap
to hold the call. Tap the
icon again
to listen via the speaker.
to view the dial pad.
to end the call.
and then
to view the list of contacts.
CONFERENCE CALL
Your device supports conference calls (network service) between
more than two people.
If you dial or accept a new call when you are already on a call, you
can merge the calls into a conference call.
To make a conference call:
1.
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Make a call to the first participant.
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2.
When you are connected, tap
and then
and dial the
number. The first participant is put on hold. You can make
the next call from the phone tab, the call log, or your
contacts.
3.
When you are connected, tap
conference call.
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You can also swap calls by tapping
and then
and then
to start the
.
Note: Your device supports conference calls (network service)
between a select numbers of participants depending to the service
provider.
MAKE A VIDEO CALL
Your Handset supports video calling using which you can talk face to
face with your friends via real time video streaming. You need to
fulfill the following conditions for video calling:
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You need to enable 3G on your SIM card to make a video call.
Please contact your service provider to enable 3G on your SIM
card.
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The video call recipient also needs to have a 3G enabled SIM
card.
To make a video call:
1.
Tap the
icon on the home screen and then select the
contact number or dial the number on which video call is to
be made.
2.
Tap the
icon to start the video call.
MAKE AN INTERNATIONAL CALL
To dial an international number, tap and hold the ‘0’ key from the dial
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pad to enter the Plus (+) symbol, and then enter the international
country prefix, followed by the phone number.
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Tap the
icon on the home screen or the Application Menu
to view the dial pad.
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Press the Volume Up/ down keys on the left side to adjust the
call volume.
END A CALL
To end a call, tap the
icon.
DISABLE PHONE CALLS
Some locations may require you to disable all the wireless features of your
mobile. The Airplane Mode enables you to disable all incoming and
outgoing calls, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connections.
To activate the airplane mode:
1.
Press and hold the Power button and then select Airplane
mode.
Or
Drag notification panel down, tap
AIRPLANE MODE.
, and then select
HEADSET
Insert Headset to divert all types of phone sounds to your headset.
You will be required to plug in your headset before starting the FM
Radio. The headset works as antenna for the FM radio.
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CHANGING THE PHONE’S VOLUME
You can adjust the volume of your handset by using the volume keys
on the left side of the handset as shown:
SENSORS
Your phone has gravity sensors to detect gravity and display correct
orientation based on the motion.
You can disable the auto-rotate feature from Application Menu →
→ Display → Auto-rotate screen.
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USING THE TOUCH SCREEN
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TAP AND HOLD
Tap and hold an item to view the list of actions based on the selected
item and condition. Also, you can move an item from the Apps screen
to the home screen using this method, as shown in the following
image:
DRAG AN ITEM
Tap and hold an item and move your finger on the screen until you
reach the target position. The item follows your finger.
You can generally drag items from one location to another on the
home screen. Also, you can delete items from the home screen by
holding the item and dragging it to the Remove label that becomes
available only when you hold the item on the Home screen.
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SCROLL
To scroll a list, slide your finger across the surface of the screen
upwards or downwards (without dragging an item).
SWIPE
Place a finger on the screen and steadily slide your finger in the
desired direction.
For example, when you are viewing a picture, to view the next
picture, swipe left.
USING THE PINCH ZOOM
You can open any image or web page and then use your thumb and
index finger to zoom the display through the pinch gesture as
illustrated in the following image.
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DOUBLE-TAP
Tap quickly twice on a webpage, map, or other screen to zoom. For
example, double-tap a section of a webpage in the browser to zoom
that section. You can also double-tap to control the Camera zoom, in
Maps, and in some other applications.
CHANGE THE ORIENTATION
On most screens, the orientation of the screen changes as you rotate
the phone. You can turn this feature on and off from Application
Menu → Settings → Display → Auto-rotate screen.
The screen orientation changes on rotating the handset as illustrated
in the following image.
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USING THE HANDSET’S KEYS
The phone’s buttons offer a lot of functions and shortcuts.
Button
Press
Press and hold
Back: Opens the previous screen
you were working on.
If the onscreen keyboard is open,
closes the keyboard.
Menu: Opens a menu with items
that affect the current screen or
application.
Home: Opens the Home screen.
If you are viewing the left or
right extended Home screen,
opens the central Home screen.
Opens the most
recently used
applications.
THE HOME SCREEN
When you start up, the home screen opens. You can personalize your
home screen with shortcuts, widgets, themes, wallpapers and other
items.
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
Swipe left or right on the home screen to view the next
extended home screen. Your A114 has five home screens
including one center home screen and four extended home
screens.
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Also, there will be five launcher icons in the bottom pane of
the home screen.

Tap the
launcher icon at the bottom of the screen to view
all inbuilt and installed applications.

Apart from the
launcher icon, you can add or remove
other launcher icons, as required.
LAUNCHER ICONS
There are total five launcher icons that will be present on the home
screen of your A114, as shown in the following image.
Apart from the
launcher icon, you can add, remove, or move
other launcher icons from the home screen.
The phone also provides you with Context menus and Options
menus for accessing the features in an intuitive way.
CONTEXT MENU

You can open context menu related to some sections (some
screens do not have context menu) by tapping the
button on any screen.
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Context
Menu

Not all screens have context menus. If you tap
on a
screen that has no context menu, nothing happens.
OPTIONS MENUS
Options menus contain list of options that apply to specific items on
the screen. You need to tap and hold an item on the screen to view
the option list. For example, message options appear on taping and
holding any received message, as shown in the following image:
Note: Not all items have options menu.
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SWITCH BETWEEN HOME SCREENS
You can view the left or right extended home screen by swiping the
home screen to the left or right, as shown in the following image:
REARRANGE ITEMS ON THE HOME SCREEN
You can rearrange items on the home screen as shown below:
CUSTOMIZE HOME SCREEN
When the device is in default mode, you will see limited predefined
icons. You can place desired indicator icons, widgets, shortcuts to
applications, and other items on the home screen.
Add Widgets and Icons to Home Screen
You can personalize the default home screen by adding shortcuts to
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applications or items in applications, widgets, or folders. To add items
to the home screen, tap
to view the list of apps and widgets.
Long press and hold the application or widget and then release your
finger hold.
Rearrange or Remove Widgets and Icons on your Home Screen

Long press and hold the widget or icon you want to move.
Drag the widget or icon to a new location on the screen.

Press and hold on an icon in the home screen and then drag
the widgets or application to the Remove label at the topcenter of the screen.
Changing the Wallpaper
You can change your wallpaper by long pressing on the home screen.
A list of choices will get displayed in a popup from where you can
choose the location of your desired wallpaper.
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MANAGING NOTIFICATIONS
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The phone provides you with various notifications to alert you of
various events.

Notification icons inform you of new messages and events.
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When you receive a notification, its icon appears in the status
bar, along with a brief summary.
OPEN THE NOTIFICATIONS PANEL
Drag the status bar down from the top of the screen as shown below.
The Notifications panel displays your network provider’s name and a
list of your current notifications.
RESPOND TO NOTIFICATIONS
Open the notification panel and tap a notification to respond to it.
What happens next depends on the notification.
CLOSE NOTIFICATIONS PANEL
Drag the Notifications panel from bottom to the top of the screen or
just tap the back button. The panel also closes when you tap a
notification to respond to it. You can also clear all the notifications
from the notifications panel by tapping on
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TOOLKIT
Open the Notifications panel and tap the
and settings available on your handset.
icon to access various tools
You can view back the list of notifications by tapping the
icon
and navigate to the Settings section of your phone by tapping the
icon.
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MESSAGING
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You can use Messaging to exchange text and multimedia messages.
A message becomes an MMS if you send it to an email address or add
multimedia file(s) to it.
CREATE AND SEND MULTIMEDIA MESSAGE
To create a multimedia message:
1.
Tap the
icon to go to messaging and then tap
to compose a message.
2.
Tap the
icon to view the types to files that can be
attached and tap the desired type of multimedia file.
3.
Tap to select the composition text box and enter your
message body in it.
4.
Enter the contact name (if it exists) or enter the phone
number.
5.
You can also tap the
from the contact list.
6.
Tap
icon to view and select contact(s)
to send the multimedia message.
FORWARD A MESSAGE
To forward a message:
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Open a message and then tap and hold that message in a
message conversation window to view the list of options, as
illustrated in the following image:
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Tap to forward the
message.
2.
Tap Forward.
3.
Add a contact or enter the number on which the message is
to be forwarded.
4.
Tap
to send the message.
You can also copy message text, save message to SIM card, view
message details and delete message from the list of options.
LOCK A MESSAGE
You can lock a message to protect it from getting deleted when you
reach your storage limits.
To lock a message:
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view the list of options, as illustrated in the following image:
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Tap to lock the
message.
2.
Tap Lock to lock the selected message.
You can unlock the locked messages by tapping and holding the
desired message and then tapping Unlock.
USING THE ONSCREEN KEYBOARD
Some applications display the keyboard by default. In others, you will
be required to tap a text field, where you want to enter text, to open
the keyboard.
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Tap this icon to select desired
contact from phonebook
Tap once to capitalize the
next letter you type. Tap and
hold for caps lock.
Use the
icon to erase characters
Press space or a punctuation mark
to enter the highlighted
suggestion.
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After typing, press

Press the symbols icons to switch to the numbers and
symbols keyboard.
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Tap and hold the text field to open a menu and to
cut/copy/paste text.
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button to close the keyboard.
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MULTIMEDIA
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CAMERA
Take a Picture or Video

Tap the

Adjust the exposure and other camera settings by tapping the

Point the lens on the subject you want to click a photograph
of.

Tap the

Tap the
icon at the lower right side of the camera user
interface to switch between the front and rear camera.
icon in the main menu to open the camera.
icon, as required.
icon on the screen to capture photos.
Shoot Videos

Adjust the quality, effect, and other settings, as required.

Point the lens to the scene you want to capture.

Tap the
icon to start the video recording and then tap
to stop the recording.
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
While recording, tap the
recording and the
icon to pause the video
icon to resume the video recording.
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GALLERY
You can use the Gallery to view pictures and play videos and share
files.
To view pictures:
1.
Tap the
icon in the Application Menu or the gallery icon
in camera mode, as shown below:
2.
Tap an album to open and view its contents.
Gallery

To share any picture or video, tap and hold the picture(s) or
video(s) that you want to share and tap the
share via Bluetooth, messaging, e-mail etc.
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To view the list of other options, tap the
phone.
icon and
key of the
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MUSIC
You can easily transfer your favorite music from a PC to your phone
and experience a world of interesting and melodious music.

Tap the Music icon
from the application menu. Use the
intuitive buttons and icons on the phone in music interface to
enjoy the features of your music player.

Press the phone’s volume up/down keys on the left side of
the mobile phone to adjust the volume.
Note: You can use an SD card to enhance the storage capacity for
your multimedia files such as music, photos, emails, and so on.
FM RADIO
Application Menu →
You can listen to your favorite FM channels using the inbuilt FM
receiver of your phone. Before starting the FM, you need to plug-in
the headset as it works as antenna for the FM radio. You can listen to
FM radio stations using your device - just plug in a headset and select
a station.

Use the intuitive buttons and icons on the phone in the radio
interface to enjoy the features of your inbuilt FM radio.

Press the phone’s volume up/down keys on the left side of
the mobile phone to adjust the volume.
RECORD SOUND
Application Menu →
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Tap the
icon from the Application Menu to open the
sound recorder. Tap the
then use the
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icon to start the recording and
icon to pause the recording and the
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icon to stop the recording.
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You can configure the sound recorder settings by tapping the

After every recording, options will be displayed to save or
discard the recording; you can tap any of the options and
proceed.

Tap the
icon on the recorder.
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icon to view the play the list of stored recordings.
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CONNECTING TO NETWORKS AND
DEVICES
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Your phone can connect to a variety of networks and devices,
including Internet, Wi-Fi, GPRS, Bluetooth, devices, such as headsets.
You can also transfer files to/from your PC through the data cable.
CONNECT TO THE INTERNET
To configure Internet:

Go to Application Menu →
→ More → Mobile
networks → Access Point Names.

Select the access point name or change the access point
name for your Internet connectivity as provided by the service
provider of your SIM card.

By default, your network provider sends the access point
name settings via SMS, or it comes with your SIM card. You
may need to install these settings. After this, you can choose
from the listed access point names. If the access point names
are not listed by default, please contact your network provider
for the same.

After you have selected or configured the access point name,
go to Application Menu →
→ SIM management →
Data Connection and select the SIM on which data
connection is to be enabled.
Connect to Internet via your Phone
You can use your A114 as a modem and connect your PC or laptop to
the Internet, when required. You can do this via:

USB Tethering

Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth Tethering
USB Tethering
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You need to insert a data service enabled SIM card in your phone.
1.
Go to Application Menu →
portable hotspot.
→ More → Tethering &
2.
Connect your A114 to your computer through the USB
cable.
3.
The USB tethering settings get displayed. Turn on USB
tethering.
4.
The driver installation window will pop-up on your PC or
laptop.
5.
Install the driver as instructed.
6.
You can now start using the Internet service via your A114.
Note: Your mobile operator will charge you based on your GPRS data
usage.
Connectivity via Wi-Fi Hotspot
You need to insert a data service enabled SIM card in your phone to
use your A114 as a Wi-Fi router.
1.
Go to Application Menu →
→ More → Tethering &
portable hotspot → Wi-Fi hotspot.
2.
Configure your Wi-Fi hotspot as instructed.
Make sure your computer/laptop has Wi-Fi. After connecting to the
wireless network, you can use the GPRS service from your A114.
In Linux, Windows 7, and Vista OS, the drivers get automatically
installed.
However, in case of Windows XP, you need to manually install the
drivers. If you do not have the driver, you can download it from
www.micromaxinfo.com.
Note: Your mobile operator will charge you based on your GPRS data
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usage.
Bluetooth Tethering
You can share your phone’s Internet connection with another
Bluetooth enabled handset via Bluetooth tethering.
Go to Application Menu →
→ More → Tethering & portable
hotspot → Bluetooth tethering. Select the Bluetooth Tethering
box to share your phone’s Internet connection.
PAIR WITH BLUETOOTH DEVICES

Go to Application Menu →

If Bluetooth is off, turn it on and then tap Bluetooth. Your
phone scans and displays the Bluetooth devices in range.

If the device you want to pair with is not in the list, make it
discoverable and then search.

If your phone stops scanning before you make the other
device discoverable, tap SEARCH FOR DEVICES.

Tap the ID of the other device in the list to pair with them.
You will be prompted to confirm passkey on both devices. Tap
Pair to confirm the passkey and pair the devices. On
successful pairing, your phone connects to the device.

Tap Micromax A114 at the top of the scanned device list to
make your A114 visible on other devices.
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MANAGING ACCOUNTS
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You can set up an account on your device. You can do this by going
to Application Menu →
→ Add account
You may add various types of accounts, depending on your
applications.
WHY USE A GOOGLE ACCOUNT
Your Google Account lets you take full advantage of Google
applications and services that you may want to use, such as Gmail,
Maps, Play Store, etc.
START GMAIL
You can use Gmail to read and write email from any mobile device or
browser. All your emails are always up-to-date and available no
matter where you check it from.
As Gmail is not only limited to mailing. Your Gmail name and
password signs you into many Google applications and services.
CONFIGURING E-MAIL
To set up Email:
1.
Go to Application Menu →
Accounts section.
and scroll down to the
2.
Tap Add account and select Email from the displayed list.
3.
Type the email address and password in the respective
fields and tap Next.
4.
Set account settings, as required and tap Next.
5.
Provide your account name and your name and then tap
Next to successfully finish account configuration.
The server will check for online settings automatically and your
account will be set up. If not, please check your Internet settings
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before proceeding.
If the settings are not downloaded automatically, please opt for the
Manual Setup. If necessary, please contact your service provider for
detailed description.
USING E-MAIL
To compose an email:
1.
Go to Application Menu → Email/Gmail. If you are using
several email accounts then select the account you want to
send the mail from.
2.
Tap the compose mail icon displayed on the screen.
3.
Enter the recipient’s name, a list of matching names are
displayed. Select the matching name. For multiple recipients
separate the names by a comma (,) or a semi-colon (;). To
delete a recipient, tap the delete icon. Tap Done in the
keypad when you are done.
4.
Now, add the subject of the mail in the Subject field and
type the message you want to send in the Compose email
field.
5.
To add an attachment, cc/bcc tap the menu button on the
phone and select the appropriate option for the action to be
performed.
6.
To send the email, tap the send icon.
To Receive Emails:

Go to Application Menu → Email/Gmail and tap the
button of the phone.

Select Refresh.
GOOGLE SEARCH
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Google Search can help you find anything you need on the web and
your phone.
Go to Application Menu →
to access Google Search.
SYNCHRONIZE CONTACT LIST
To synchronize contacts with an account, you will need to first have
an account added in the phone. If the desired account does not exist
then please add it first.
To synchronize the contact list:
1.
Tap
to open the list of contacts.
2.
Tap the
3.
Select the account(s) with which contacts list is to be
synchronized.
4.
You can auto-sync contacts by selecting the Auto-sync
app data check box.
button of the phone and select Accounts.
For this feature to work, you need to have Internet connectivity via
your SIM or Wi-Fi. If your Sync does not proceed as expected, check
whether data option is set to ON.
Your contacts synchronization will be complete in a few seconds.
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USING APPLICATIONS AND
WIDGETS
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You phone comes with a host of applications to make your life easier
and more convenient. Explore the various applications and the
features that come with your A114 handset and enjoy the advantage.
MAPS
Google Maps is a web based service offered by Google Inc. which
offers you access to various map based services. You can view
various streets, landmarks and can even plan your routes with the
help of Google Maps. It comes with a navigation system (GPS
required) which gives step-by-step route guidance while driving or
walking. You can even download maps for offline usage. This serves
as a useful application for your day-to-day usage.
Note:

Internet connection is required for using Google Maps. For
information on activating internet connection, refer to section
‘Connect to the Internet’.

The Google Maps application may not be available in every
market, country or region.

Micromax does not guarantee the accuracy of any directional
services.

When you use the map, you use your Internet connection to
transfer data to and from your phone. To avoid data transfer
costs, you can download and save the map to your phone.
Required Settings:
1.
Go to Application Menu →
2.
Enable Access to my location option.
→ Location access.
To open Google Map:
1.
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Maps.
WIDGETS
Widgets allow placing application shortcuts on your home screen. You
can now place analog clock, your recent call logs, and other such
sections of your phone on the home page and access them directly!
To view the list of widgets available, just tap the
launcher icon on
the Home screen and swipe through menu icons to the widgets
screen, as shown below:
To add any widget to your home screen, tap and hold the desired
widget on the widget screen and release the hold at the home screen
location, where you want to place the selected widget.
DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS FROM ANDROID MARKET
The Android phones offer users access to unlimited entertainment
sources. You can download applications, games, movies, and books
from the ever increasing Android market. New items get added
almost daily to the market to give users a never ending fun
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experience.
To download applications, games, movies, and books from the
Android Market:
1.
Configure and activate your Internet connection.
2.
Go to Application Menu →
Android Market.
3.
View the details and download items, as desired.
to access the Google
Note: Not all items are free of cost in the Android Market.
TASKBAR
Taskbar displays the recent apps and sections used by you. The apps
are stored in the systems history and take space in the phone’s
internal memory. So, it’s always good to remove these apps from the
taskbar. To do so:
Tap and hold the
shown below:
button of the phone to view the taskbar, as
To remove an app from the list, tap the app to be removed and slide
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on either side, as shown in the following figure.
Or you may also tap and hold the same and an option “Remove
from list” will appear. Tap the option and the app will be removed.
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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Remember to comply with legal requirements and local restrictions when
using the phone.
Your Phone’s radio waves may interfere with inadequately shielded
medical devices. Consult a physician or manufacturer of the medical
device to know whether they are adequately shielded from external Radio
Frequency. Switch off your device when regulations require you to do so.
Always keep the phone and accessories out of reach of small children.
Small parts such as the SIM card, dust cap, lens ring and lens cap as well
as the microSD card can be dismantled and swallowed by small children.
Do not place the phone near electromagnetic data carriers such as
credit/Debit cards. Information stored on them could be lost.
Permanent hearing loss may occur if you use earphones at high volume
for prolonged periods. Set your volume to a safe level. If you experience
discomfort in your ears, reduce the volume or discontinue the use of your
earphones.
Ring tones, info tones and hands-free talking are reproduced through the
loudspeaker. Do not hold the phone to the ear when it rings or when you
have switched on the hands-free function.
The mains voltage (V) specified on the power supply unit must not be
exceeded to prevent damage to the charging device. The power supply
must be plugged into an easily accessible AC power socket when charging
the battery.
You may only open the phone to replace the battery, SIM and micro SD
card. You must not open the battery under any circumstances. All other
changes to this device are strictly prohibited and will invalidate the
warranty.
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The phone may cause interference in the vicinity of TV sets, radios and
PCs.
Only use Micromax specified batteries and charging devices.
All batteries can cause property damage, injury or burns if a conductive
material Tap the exposed terminals. Exercise care in handling any charged
battery, particularly when placing it inside your pocket, purse or other
container with metal objects. Do not dispose of batteries in fire as they
may explode.
Do not use the phone while driving. When you have to use the phone,
please use the personal hands-free kit$.
Please put the phone safely in the phone stand. Do not put it onto any
passenger seat or any place from which it may fall down in case of
vehicular collision or emergency braking.
Flight is influenced by interference caused by the phone. It is illegal to use
a phone on the airplane. Please turn off your phone during a flight.
Professional service: The phone must be installed or repaired by Micromax
authorized personnel. You are likely to suffer a huge risk when you install
or repair this phone by yourself, which also goes against the warranty
rules.
TAKING CARE OF YOUR DEVICE
Your device is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be handled with
care. The following suggestions will help you protect your phone.

Keep the device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and all types of liquids or moisture
can rust the electronic circuits. If your device gets wet, remove the battery, wipe
it with a dry cloth and take it to an authorized service center.

Do not store the device in high or cold temperature. High temperatures can
shorten the life of electronic devices and damage batteries.

Do not use or store the device in dusty, dirty areas. Its moving parts and
electronic components can get damaged.

Do not attempt to open the device other than as instructed in this guide.
Repairing this phone by yourself other than our authorized service
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agents/centers goes against the warranty rules.

Do not drop, knock, or shake the device. Rough handling can break internal
circuit boards and fine mechanics.

Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or strong detergents to clean the
device. Only use a soft, clean, dry cloth to clean the surface of the device.

Do not store your device near magnetic fields or allow your device to come in
contact with magnetic fields for extended period of time.
BATTERY RECOMMENDATIONS

Please put the battery in a cool and well-ventilated place out of direct sunlight.
We recommend you to charge the battery at room temperature range.

Batteries have life cycles. If the time that the battery powers equipment
becomes much shorter than usual, the battery life is at an end. Replace the
battery with a new battery of the same make and specification.

Use manufacturer approved batteries, chargers, accessories and supplies.
Micromax will not be held responsible for user’s safety when using unapproved
accessories or supplies.

Do not discard the battery with household trash. Please dispose of used battery
according to your local environmental laws and guidelines.
RECYCLE YOUR PHONE
The WEEE logo (shown at the left) appears on the product (battery,
handset, and charger) to indicate that this product must not be disposed
off or dumped with your other household wastes. You are liable to
dispose of all your electronic or electrical waste equipment by relocating
over to the specified collection point for recycling of such hazardous
waste.
Collection and proper recovery of your electronic waste equipments at the time of disposal
will allow us to help preserve the environment. Recycling of the electronic waste
equipment will ensure safety of human health and environment. For more information on
best practices for disposal of electronic and electrical waste, please visit to our web site:
www.micromaxinfo.com/weee.php.
Note: Micromax will not bear any responsibility for any incompliance with the above
mentioned guidelines or improper usage of the mobile phone.
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COPYRIGHT
All rights reserved. Reproduction, transfer, distribution or storage of part or all of the
contents in this document in any form without the prior written permission of Micromax is
strictly prohibited.
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INDEX
accessories, 60
Internet, 46
AndroidTM, 5
Keyboard, 36
Batteries, 60
Multimedia, 39
Bluetooth, 48
Notifications, 30
Camera, 1, 40
Only, 59
Disclaimers, 5
Search, 51
Gallery, 41
Synchronize, 52
Gmail, 50
used, 60
Google, 51
video, 40
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