Lenovo Vibe K5: 12 Tips & Tricks You Should Know to Get the Best Experience

By Abhinaya Prabhu

    The Lenovo Vibe K5 went on the first flash sale on Wednesday and it has received an overwhelming response from the customers with over 400,000 registrations for the sale. Priced at Rs 6,999, this smartphone comes with many promising specs and features.

    Lenovo Vibe K5: 12 Tips & Tricks You Should Know

    Boasting a metal design, the Lenovo Vibe K5 features a metallic design and it is given a 5-inch IPS display carrying an HD 720p resolution. There is a 1.4 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 415 processor under its hood with Adreno 405 graphics and 2 GB RAM. It has 16 GB storage capacity that can be expanded up to 32 GB with a micro SD card slot.

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    Lenovo Vibe K5: 12 Tips & Tricks You Should Know

    The Lenovo Vibe K5 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system topped with Vibe UI and it features a 13 MP main snapper with LED flash and a 5 MP front-facer. Other goodies on board include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, dual-SIM support and a 2,750 mAh battery.

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    Now, we have come up with a slew of tips and tricks that you can carry out on the Lenovo Vibe K5 to enhance your user experience. Check out the below tips to get a good grip over the smartphone.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #1

    You can enable or disable the VR split screen mode from the display settings. To do the same, you need to long press the power button. This way, you can see normal 2D content in a VR headset.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #2

    Enable the battery saver from the Battery Settings by turning on the toggle at the top right corner. This can be done automatically as well by selecting the option given there.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #3

    This feature lets you control at what time the Vibe K5 should shut down or power on automatically by setting the time. Go to Settings and enable the option Schedule Power on & Off.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #4

    Under the Settings Menu's Accessibility option, there are many features such as Power button to end calls, color inversion, correction and high contrast text that are experimental and these will definitely give a better experience of using the Lenovo phone.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #5

    With Magnification gesture, you can zoom any image by triple tapping on the screen, use a single finger to swipe between the pages, and two fingers to navigate on the same page. You can activate the same from Settings → Accessibility.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #6

    With this, you can get the stock Android like experience and an application tray. Install it and it will bring the missing features.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #7

    To take a screen shot easily, there is a shortcut provided in the quick toggles. Also, you can do it by long pressing on the power/lock button and the volume down button simultaneously. The screen shots will be displayed under the Gallery.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #8

    Under the Display Settings, you can adjust the font size from small to big. This way, your readability issues will be resolved.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #9

    You can cast the contents on the Lenovo Vibe K5 onto a bigger screen such as a TV from the display settings by enabling the option Cast Screen.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #10

    From the Settings → Notification Center → App Notifications, you can lock the notifications for specific apps. You can also prioritize the app notifications to make them display above the other notifications.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #11

    Move on to Background app management from Settings and select any app that you do not want to run in the background consuming your data and battery life.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Tips #12

    By default, many applications can access your call log, gallery, messages, etc. You head on to this setting and enable or disable the permissions as per your requirement.

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