Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Tips & Tricks

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note has 5.5-inch IPS display with 1920x1080p as its resolution. It is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. The device comes with 3GB of RAM and 32 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded to 128 GB using a Micor SD card. It comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of box and is powered by 3500 mAh Li-Ion battery. The device sports 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and 8 MP front camera to capture selfies. If you have purchased this device, then here are few Tips & Tricks about this smartphone which can help you in exploring your device with ease.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Tips & Tricks

Network Queries

Tethering Mode
To enabled the tethering Mode, open the settings and tap on more in wireless & network. In the new window, click on tethering & portable hotspot and toggle the button adjacent to portable WLAN hotspot to enable that on your device.

Hidden Options

To Add Fingerprint on your device, open the settings and tap on security. In the new window, tap on Fingerprint option and click on Add fingerprint. Further you need to add a security code i.e., pattern or password. Once the lock pattern is set, open you need to click on add fingerprint and place the thumb on the fingerprint sensor

OTG Support
Yes, the device does support the USB OTG drive on it and helps in sharing the data from device to drive and vice-versa.

Battery Options

Power Saving Modes & Uses
Powersaving mode helps in improving the battery life of your smartphone during low battery conditions. To use this option on your device, open the settings and head over to the device section, further click on Power Manager. In the new window, you will find two options i.e., Battery saver & Ultra battery saver; click on battery saver and toggle the off button to enable battery saver option on your device. If you want to use the ultra power saver mode then you need to toggle the button adjacent to the option and click on OK button in the pop-up to enable the option on your device.

Enable Battery percentage option
The device comes with Android Marshmallow 6.0 out of the Box and you can use the Marshmallow’s Enable battery percentage feature.


Additional Features
The device comes with few additional features i.e. Quick Snap, knock to light, Micro Screen, smart screen, Wide touch, Flip to sleep, VR Mode Switch, Quick Flash light options in the settings menu. Enabling these options on the device will help you in using your device much easier.

Charging Cable Option
The device comes with USB Type 2.0 i.e. Micro USB option using which the device can be charged & data can be shared on to system and your smartphone.

Developer Mode
To enable the developer mode on your device, open the settings and tap on About Phone option 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 settings menu just above the About Phone option.

Does the device support Jio 4G Connectivity?
Yes, the device comes with 4G connectivity option and you can use the Jio 4G SIM card on this smartphone.

Does the device support VoLTE?
As the device support Jio 4G SIM it also supports the VoLTE feature where free calls can be made using the Jio 4G Network.

How to Add Google Account ?
To Add Google Account on your device, open the settings and tap on Accounts in the personal section. In the new window, tap on Add account and click on Google. Further you need to add you 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.

Hidden Codes

To check the IMEI number you need to enter the following code #06# and IMEI number is displayed on screen.

SAR Information
SAR information can be checked by dialing *#07# USSD Code and the result is displayed on screen.

These are the general Tips about the smartphone. In case you have any queries related to the device then you can tweet us @1howtothing.

Ganesh Mundhra

Ganesh is a Webdeveloper and Founder of Howtothing.com. His interest range from Photography to Technology. He is also interested in entrepreneurship, music and Travel. "Programmer by Profession, Writer by Passion"

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