Huawei Ascend G615 Tips and Tricks

How to Backup and Factory Reset Huawei Ascend G615

Resetting your Huawei Ascend G615 will restore the default settings of your device. It will also delete all your files on your phone, so it is recommended to backup all your important files on your computer.

Luckily in Huawei Ascend G615 you can backup your phone settings and data before wiping all the data on your phone. But if you want to erase all the content on your phone, then there’s no need for you to backup your data.


How to Backup Your Data:

• Go to Settings.
• Select Backup & reset, then tap Reset phone.
• Then choose Backup data

How to Factory Reset:

• On the Settings screen, tap on Backup & reset > Factory data reset.
• Tap Reset phone according to the on-screen instructions.
• Then confirm the factory reset by tapping Erase everything.

The phone will reset to its factory settings then restarts itself.


How to Extend Battery Life of Huawei Ascend G615

Battery Life depends on how you use your device. For Huawei Ascend G615 device, if you want to save your battery to last longer hours, you may need to adjust your settings. Follow these suggestions:

• Lessen the screen brightness and the screen lock timeout.
• Turn down your device volume with the volume keys.
• Close any apps or features when you are done using it so they will not continuously running in the background.
• Turn off the network connection if you are out of range so that your device will stop searching for a network signal.
• You should use the latest version of the software update. Software updates improves some features and fixes some bugs on the previous software version.
• Turn off the camera flash.
• The camera viewfinder can be a power drain, so after you've finished taking photos.


How to Import Contacts from SIM Card on Huawei Ascend G615

Contacts is very important for everyone of us. We can't connect to our friends without a contact number. If you have a new phone, saving contacts on the phone one by one is so hassle. But if you have save your contacts on a Sim Card, then you can transfer your contacts from your SIM Card to your Huawei Ascend G615.


Follow these steps on how to import contacts from SIM Card:

1. On the contact list screen, tap on the 3-horizontal icon.
2. Then select Manage Contacts.
3. Tap Copy from SIM card. (Make sure that your SIM card is inserted on your phone.)
4. Touch one contact to individually import, or tap Select All to import all your contacts.
5. Then tap Copy.

Note: If you have more than one account on your phone, tap on the account you want to import the contacts.


How to Set Up Voicemail on Huawei Ascend G615

Setting up a voicemail on your phone is relevant whenever you're busy to answer all your calls or when your phone is turned off. Voicemail service enables your phone to forward unanswered calls to your voice mailbox. Here's how to set up voicemail service on Huawei Ascend G615.


1. On your device's homescreen touchand go to Settings.
2. Select Voicemail settings.
3. Tap on Voicemail number and enter your voicemail number.
4. Then tap on OK.

To listen to your voice messages, just press and hold the number 1 on the dialer and follow the instructions.


How to Manage Shortcuts and Widgets on Huawei Ascend G615

Adding Widgets on your Homescreen will help you improve your productivity in using your Huawei Ascend G615. If you don't know what widgets means, Widgets are small applications that you can directly use on your Homescreen. These will serve as your shortcut icon so will no longer need to access your Menu.

How to Add a Shortcut icon or Widget:


1. From your application list, tap and hold on the application icon.
2. Then drag it to the Home screen.
3. From the widget list, tap and hold on the widget you want to add.
4. Then drag the widget to the Home screen.


How to Delete a Shortcut icon or Widget:

1. On your Home screen, tap and hold the shortcut icon or widget you want to delete.
2. Then drag it to the trash bin.


How to Customize the Size of a Widget:

1. There are some widgets are resizeable, on your Home screen, tap and hold the widget you want to resize.
2. There should a four diamond will be displayed on the widget. Move the diamond to resize.

How to Move a Shortcut icon to the shortcut bar:

1. On your Home screen, tap and hold the shortcut icon that you want to move.
2, Then drag the icon to the shortcut bar at the bottom of the screen.
3. If there is no available space, a folder will be created for the overlapped icons.


How to Turn Huawei Ascend G615 a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Turning your smartphone into a portable wifi hotspot is a great idea if you have two or more devices you want to share your mobile network connection with. And if you're always on the go with a tablet or a laptop, you might probably appreciate more your smartphone when it becomes a wifi hotspot.There's no need for you then to connect to other local network. Here's how to turn your Huawei Ascend G615 phone into a portable wifi hotspot.

1. On your device's homescreen touch.
2. Go to Settings.
3. In the Wireless & Networks section, touch More...
4. Then select on Tethering and portable hotspot.
5. And select the Portable WiFi hotspot check box to share your mobile network.

If you want to secure or change your wifi hotspot name, just touch on Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.


How to Setup an Email Account on Huawei Ascend G615

Setting up an email on your Huawei Ascend G615 phone will let you receive and send email easily. So setup your phone and start sending emails to your friends.

How to setup an email account:

1. On your device's homescreen touch.
2. Select Email.
3. Tap on Others to enter your email address and password.
4. Then tap Next. Just follow the on-screen instructions to configure the account settings.
5. Touch Next, and the Inbox of the newly configured email account will be displayed.

If you want to add another account after creating your initial email account, tap on the 3-horizontal lines > Settings > Add Account on the Inbox screen to add more email accounts.



How to Install and Uninstall Apps on Huawei Ascend G615

For Android smartphone users, Google Play store offers thousands of apps and games that you can install on your smartphone. These apps ranges from educational to entertainment apps. Now to brighten up your Huawei Ascend phone, here are the steps on how you can install and also uninstall these apps right on your phone.

To install an app:

1. Open the Play Store app on your phone by touching on the home screen and then go to Play Store.
2. Choose and touch a category among the list and then the application you wish to download.
3. Once you're done reading the application details like its cost, ratings and comments, touch Download or Install.
4. And touch on Accept & Download.

There you go. You've just downloaded and installed an app on your phone. It'll only take few seconds before the app is completely installed. You'll see the content download icon in the notification bar once the app is downloaded and installed.

To uninstall an app:

1. On the Play Store screen, touch.
2. Go to My Apps to view the list of your downloaded apps.
3.  Touch the app you want to uninstall and then touch Uninstall.
4. Touch OK to confirm.

You've just successfully uninstalled an app from your phone.