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Honor 6X Tips and Tricks

Huawei Honor 6X smartphone was released on October 2016. The device comes with 5.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels covered with 2.5D curved glass protection. The phone comes with a dual-camera setup on the back. The device sports 12 MP+2 MP primary camera on the rear and 8 MP front camera to capture selfies. The body of this device measures 150.9 x 76.2 x 8.2mm and carries the weigh 162.00 grams. The Huawei Honor 6X runs Android Marshmallow 6.0 based on EMUI 4.1 OS and it can be upgradable to 7.0 and is powered by 3340mAh non-removable battery.

The device is powered by a 2.1 GHz Octacore Huawei’s Hi-silicon Kirin 655 processor. It comes with 4 GB of RAM and covers 64 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded upto 128 GB via a micro SD card. Huawei Honor 6X is a dual sim smartphone and supports dual standby and it accepts NANO sim card. The connectivity options include fingerprint sensor,4G LTE with Volte support,Wi-Fi,Bluetooth,GPS and HD voice calling support.The device comes with multicolor options i.e, Grey, Golden and Silver. If you have purchased this device then here are few Tips & Tricks of the same that can help you in exploring your device.


How to insert SIM card on your smartphone?

Honor 6X is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby.We will find the SIM slot on the left-hand side of the phone, near the top.The Honor 6X uses a SIM card tray, a slot for Nano SIM and a second slot will support either Micro SD crad or a second Nano SIM card.To insert the SIM card on your device, remove the SIM card tray using the SIM ejector pin.Put the sim card on their respective ports and push back the tray.

Network Queries

Tethering Mode

To enable the tethering mode, open the settings and tap on more. In the new window, tap on tethering & protable hotspot then tap on Wi-Fi bridge and toggle the button adjacent to Wi-Fi bridge to enable the option on your device.

Change Connectivity Options

To do that, go to Settings choose the option more and tap on mobile network. In the new window tap on preferred network type you will find many options i.e, LTE/WCDMA/GSM auto connectivity. It can be changed depending on the type of network that you want to use.

Hidden Options

Change Wallpaper

To change the homescreen or lock screen wallpaper, go to settings and tap on display. In the new window, tap on wallpaper and then press on set wallpaper and choose any wallpaper which we want to set as a homescreen or lockscreen, simultaneously we can also use gallery images taken with the phone’s camera for wallpaper.


Themes is one of the application that is present on Honor 6X device. To use this on your device, open the themes application, you can see many themes categories like Featured, Category, Top and Me. Choose the theme which you want to use . Now click on the download button, once the theme is downloaded click on the apply button and select Keep to use Magazine Unlock.The theme is successfully applied on the device.

One Handed Mode

To enable one-handed mode on Honor 6X, you need to go to Settings and tap on Smart assistance. In the new window, tap on One-handed UI. Now here you will find two options , Mini screen view and Shifting keyboard.Tap on Mini screen view and turn on the slider.You have successfully enabled the One-handed operation on your device. EMUI also gives you a Shifting keyboard that shifts the keyboard to right or left side without lowering the screen. If you want to use that then simply tap on Shifting keyboard and turn it on.


To add fingerprint on your device, go to settings and tap on Fingerprint ID.In the new window, tap on Fingerprint management and then you need to add a security code i.e, password. Once the lock pattern is set, tap on Fingerprint ID to enroll your fingerprint. You just need to place your finger on the fingerprint sensor and enroll fingerprint by lifting your finger on the sensor. Meanwhile you can add 5 fingerprints on your device.

OTG Support

Yes, the device supports the USB OTG drive and helps in transferring the data from device to drive and vice-versa.

Battery Options

Power Saving Modes & Uses

Power saving mode helps in improving the battery life of your smartphone during low battery conditions. To use this option on your device, go to Settings and tap on battery option. In the new window, you will find two options power saving mode and ultra power saving, click on power saving and toggle the button adjacent to enable the battery saver option on your device. If you want to use the ultra power saving mode then you need to toggle the button adjacent to the option and click on enable button in the pop-up option to enable on your device.

Enable Battery Percentage Option

To enable the battery percentage option on Honor 6X, open the settings and click on Notifications & Status Bar. In the new window, click on battery percentage then you will get options like do not show, next to icon and in icon. You can click on any of the options to enable the battery percentage option on your device.


Charging Cable Option

The device comes with USB type fast charging feature which helps you to charge your device quickly.

Developer Mode

To enable the developer mode on your device, open the settings and tap on About phone which is at the bottom of the screen. In the new window, tap on build number continuously for about 7 times to enable the developer option on your device. Once the option is enabled you can find that option in the setting menu just above the System Update option.

Does the device support Jio 4G Connectivity?

Yes, the device comes with 4G connectivity option as well as it supports the Jio 4G sim card on your smartphone.

Does the device support VoLTE?

Yes, the device supports the VoLTE on it.

How to Add Google Account?

To Add Google Account on your device, open the settings and tap on Accounts. In the new window, tap on Add account and click on Google. Further you need to add your gmail account and password. If your email ID and password matches then your account is successfully added and configured on your smartphone.

Is your smartphone Water Resistant?
No, the device isn’t water resistant.

SAR Information
To check the SAR information of your device you need to enter the code *#07# on your smartphone.

IMEI Number
IMEI number is the unqiue identification number of any smartphone. To check IMEI number on your Honor 6X you need to enter *#06# and the number is displayed.

If you have any other queries related to the device then you can comment down below or you can tweet us @1howtothing.

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