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8 Steps guide will help you to Set Up New Android Phone

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Purchasing a new android phone is always exciting. Before doing anything the android phone user needs to set up android phone. This article specifically deals with how to set up new android phone and the steps are given in this article to help users who are the doing first time setup phone.

Set up an android phone:-

Users should note that every android is different; the manufacturer might add some custom steps in between. The basic steps are while setup phone is listed here.

1. Unboxed the Smartphone:

After purchasing a new android mobile phone, the user should remove the packing material or cover of the device. Typically an android device comes with the mobile device, USB cable, travel adapter, earphones, sim lock key, user manual, and warranty card. Users should check them are making sure that they are in good condition.

2. Select your phone language:

Users can turn on the android device. Make sure that your device is charged optimum; if not then the user can keep their device on charging. Once it is switched on it will bring you to welcome screen and ask the user to select language. Several language options are available. Users can choose the preferred language from the drop-down list. This language is your android system language and menu language. The user who uses multiple languages can manually add extra languages on the android keyboard.

3. Insert the sim card:

Inserting the sim card is essential for using mobile data. The latest android phones are come up with a sim lock pin, user need to use it to open the sim card slot. The older android models are having the sim slots behind the battery. Users can skip this step in setup phone procedure but a sim card is required if the user wants to use the device for calling.

If a user can access any Wi-Fi network then the user can connect to it. This user needs to select a wireless network to enter the password key and connect to it.

4. Enter the Google account details:

The android operating system is developed by Google so the user needs a Google account to take full benefits of your brand new android device. Users can create a new Google account or enter their Google account details if they are already having the Google account.

With Google, account users can access different applications and services like Gmail, Google Drive, calendar, Google photos, YouTube, Google play store, and many more.

On some devices manufacturer like Samsung, Mi, Huawei ask the user to register on their site or to have an additional account. This will help the user to access the additional services from the device manufacturer’s company. If users don’t want the additional company-specific account then they can skip it and continue the next step.

5. Choose phone backup and enter payment details:

The users who are already having the Google account and doing easy setup android can restore backup and data from the older device to the new android phone. These will synchronize all the applications and data from your older device. The users who recently created Google account in earlier steps can click on the option set up as new.

6. Set current date and time:

User needs to select the time zone, date, and time for your device. Make sure that you set the correct timing which matches your wireless router settings. If the date and time are conflicts with the router then the user might unable to access the internet hence setting accurate dates and time is necessary.

7. Secure your phone with password/fingerprint:

User can secure their device from accessing other people. An expert strongly recommends protecting the android device. This option can prevent unwanted access to yours.

The users who are having the fingerprint sensor on their devices will prompt to add their fingerprint for securing an android device. The user also needs to set up additional security of pin or pattern with the fingerprint. If your fingerprint does not work then the user can access their device with the pin or pattern lock. Fingerprint sensors typically placed on the home button or the rear side just below your device camera. Users can press the finger on the sensor and follow on-screen instructions to set up their phones.

8. Open play store and download the applications:

Users can open the play store and download the required applications from it.

These are the basic steps of android phone setup wizard.

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How to set up voicemail on an android?

Users can set voice mail on the device following given instructions.

Open the phone application on the device it will open the dial pad. Press and hold the 1 number key from it. It will call your voice mail service after then user can follow the instructions to set up voicemail.

If after pressing the 1 number key from the keypad it says ‘no voicemail number stored on card’ then the user can go to settings-> call setting-> Voicemail-> Choose a carrier. Here user can enter their number and follow on-screen instructions to set up voicemail on the device.

How to set up outlook email on an android phone

Users can simply install ‘outlook for android’ application from the Google play store and configure the account by entering user credentials. To setup outlook without any application user can follow the given instructions.

Press menu and go to the settings-> Add account-> Add email account. User can enter their outlook email credentials and press sign-in button to setup outlook email account on android phone. User can select IMAP or POP account if it asks for the service provider.

How to empty trash on an android phone?

Specific trash application or the folder does not exist in the android phone however user can clear the trash folder from the Google Photos, Gmail, Dropbox, and other android applications.

Clearing the files in the trash improves the performance of the android device.


In this way, the user can set up their brand new android device. We hope this article on how to set up my device will be helpful to the users who recently brought a new android device. In case of any questions or the issues, the user can feel free to comment. We will answer in next article in Q&A session.


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Get enable Yu Yureka VoLTE update thru Custom Rom and using third-party app JioCall

enable Yu Yureka VoLTE update

Micromax, in collaboration with Cyanogen has developed YU Yureka as an Android-based dual SIM system under the YU brand. Company has lunched in 2015 with 5.5″ LCD touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 3 720 x 1280 IPS resolutions mobile phones. It has 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, Adreno 405 GPU, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal storage, but can be expanded to 32 GB with a microSD slot. The rear camera has featured with 13MP Sony Exmor CMOS sensor with 5MP sensor front camera for selfie or video call, and there is no VoLTE. So, there was big concern of Yu Yureka VoLTE update. This article is focused on ‘How to enable Yu Yureka VoLTE update feature which will be compatible with 4G sim’ 

How to get enable Yu Yureka VoLTE update? 

As Yu Yurka was not supporting VoLTE in the initial release of thier devices. However, they have released VoLTE in new devices in July-August 2016 with JIO Mobile in Yureka Plus, YU Note, Yureka S, Yunicorn, Yu Yutopia, Yunique, Yu Yureka, Yu Yuphoria, Yuphoria Devices. Many users have Yu-Yureka mobile but many of them are not able to enable VoLTE. There is two way to get enable VoLTE in your system. 

  • Custom ROM 
  • Enable by using thirdparty app like Jio4GVoice 


1. Enable VoLTE thru Custom ROM  

Officially, VoLTE was not supported by Yu Yureka, but VoLTE can be implemented by a new firmware. This custom ROM for YYureka volte updatewhich made easy for many users to make enable VoLTE. In addition to the official VoLTE patch, Yureka users are looking for custom ROMs to support VoLTE functionality. You will then enble VoLTE on Yu Yureka or Yureka Plus by downloading a custom VoLTE ROM and below is detailed process for enable VoLTE in Yu Yureka. 

  • First you need to take the backup of your smartphone Yu Yureka. 
  • Download the ROM file to internal drive of phone 
  • Restart the phone in TWRP  
  • Open TWRP menu > select the custom rom file then Install it on your phone. 
  • Reboot your smart phone and you will be able to VoLTE option in phone now. 

 Disclaimer: – This way there is high risk of your system loss. Therefore, we do not recommend anyone to do custom ROM. It will be better to contact YU YUREKA or do on your risk.

2. Enable VoLTE in Yu Yureka by using third-party app like JioCall (Old name – Jio4GVoice) 

enable VoLTE in Yu Yureka

image credit/source: Screenshot of jiocall from google play store

As you know that Yu Yureka does not support VoLTE but it can be enabled by using third-party app JioCall (Its renamed of Jio4GVoice). This process will be good and it will not harm your mobile device. Below are the 5-steps guide to install jio app for enable VoLTE in Yu Yureka.

  • Stop sim 2 slot from device sim setting, and put jio sim in slot first. 
  • Enable your WiFi and download JioCall  
  • Open ‘TESTING’ option of android OS in your smart phone, Choose ‘PHONE-INFORMATION OPTION’  
  • Go on bottom of the screen and choose Network Type > LTE only option or other option LTE/GSM/CDMA  
  • Restart your smartphone, and now you will see VoLTE enabled.   

Conclusion: Get enable VoLTE in Yu Yureka 

We have tried to solve Yu Yureka VoLTE update in two different way. You may apply any of method on your risk and you will be happy to see your mobile device which now supporting VoLTE. If you have concern let us know in comment section. We will try to solve in next article.  

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