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> In reply to shijusnair @ 2013-09-02 17:19 from t1$E - click to readIt is not a dual active, but dual standby handset. You can set call forward - when sim1 busy, forward call to sim2 and vice versa. This way you will get incoming call alert when you are using any one of the sim.

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  • 2013-09-03 04:01
  • PSy3
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After updating my set is dead...
What i do ?

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  • 2013-09-02 20:32
  • tE69
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though the micromex are producing low price phones but the quality is equally also very low. I purchased CANVAS HD ON 3rd June , however I have to admit my phone in the hospital (Service centre) 2 times and still it is in hospital. So think twice before purchasing any DESI phone like micromex.

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  • 2013-09-02 18:41
  • uusK
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Hey guys I am living in kolhapur, Maharashtra and the MMX service centre in kolhapur is telling that the update for android 4.2 is still not available now tell me what to do my phone's internal memory is totally full

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  • 2013-09-02 18:39
  • 9GrB
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I gt this phone with OS upgraded to android 4.2.1. I am unable to receive calls on one SIM while talking on the otherSIM. Can this be solved through some change in settings? It's said that the mobile does support dual active SIM.

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  • 2013-09-02 17:19
  • t1$E
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> In reply to venki @ 2013-09-01 17:45 from KFN4 - click to readthnx dude... m going to buy hd..............

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  • 2013-09-02 16:51
  • YTFM
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> In reply to bagchi123 @ 2013-09-01 17:05 from Hkqt - click to readturn off screen and lock

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  • 2013-09-02 16:49
  • 2SVZ
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Awesome phone...!!!i just luv dis phone....its jusss awesone....!!!!:))

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  • 2013-09-02 16:15
  • Hkqk
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I am trying to use micromax A116 mobile phone in USA region with AT& T mobile service providers , My Phone is showing the signals but it is not working to make calls.

Some one suggest me is there any setting changes needs to be done .

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  • 2013-09-02 12:54
  • 7tQj
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bought dis phone yesterday..rs 13500
with 4.2 update
awesom phone

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  • 2013-09-02 10:28
  • HsG@
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Problems in full brightness light on off in display right side what I can do plz help

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  • 2013-09-02 09:58
  • U$4j
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bad phone....very very bad....inbuilt problem....i hv rplaced twice in 10 days...display problem....camera is not working properly....

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  • 2013-09-02 04:52
  • 7tKD
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I have 2 questions for you
1.Can you please give me the link of rooting for Canvas HD
2.What about the sound quality of phone? Is the playback good?

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  • 2013-09-01 22:44
  • XuIm
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> In reply to dhiru @ 2013-08-31 15:28 from 9xcS - click to readChill bro, whats ur problem?

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  • 2013-09-01 20:18
  • 3YYJ
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> In reply to sanjiv @ 2013-08-31 11:33 from XuiN - click to readTake it to a MMX center, they will upgrade your OS for free. If there is no service center nearby, then go to XDA-developers.com and look for the Canvas HD thread. In there you will find many guides to upgrade your phone. Just follow each and every step carefully, good luck.

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  • 2013-09-01 20:16
  • 3YYJ
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which is best mobile HD and other please tell me guys

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  • 2013-09-01 18:15
  • t1$K
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Ok people, i'll say this once so listen carefully!!
I bought this phone when it was first released, and now
it is almost 4 months with me here in DUBAI. Even
though my phone has warranty, there is NO MMX service
centers in Dubai but I still bought it because of excellent
price for the specifications.
I put a 32 GB class 10 high speed SD card in my phone, I
have rooted my phone, manually updated to 4.2.1
through XDA (www.xda-developers.com). Till date I
have NOT faced any problem. I like the build quality, it is
quite good with premium looks IMO. My friends often
mistake my phone for S3 and then they're shocked when
I say its MMX. The screen is that good!
Since I have rooted my phone (XDA), I am able to do
many stuff on my phone, like waving my hand to answer
calls just like in S4 (app name AIR CALL). I even have
live Wallpaper, and my battery lasts for at least one day
with 2G and wifi activated all day (3G eats more battery).
I have customized ringtones, but for that you will have
to put that tune/mp3 in the ringtones folder (for rooted
Many people are complaining about the camera, but
strangely I find it very good. The only drawback is the
low intensity camera flash light. You have to change a
few settings (set ISO to 1600) that suit you and pictures
come out amazing. Make the best of what is available.
Its not the car, but the driver who is in control!!
I am able to play heavy games like NFS Most Wanted and
Real Racing 3 smoothly on my phone, so the hardware is
capable enough. Antutu benchmark score is around
12799, which is excellent IMO. I dont face any lags and I
am able to do all work possible on other high end
phones. GPS took a long time before, but then I found a
fix in XDA and now it only takes 10 sec to lock
Last but not the least, the phone is comfortable to hold
in the hand and I have medium sized hands. Its also the
right weight, so it feels good to hold. I love the HD
screen. My phone reboots in 34 seconds exactly
consistently and my phone is full of apps and movies
and songs. Oh yeah, I even increased the volume levels
on my phone (check XDA), so the volume is loud and
I live in Dubai and there is no MMX center here. But I
feel good about the performance till now and hopefully
will not need the services of a MMX center. It is an
electronic device, it can last years and years or even die
in one minute. It is the same with any other brand, and
many people buy phones without warranty!
I am disappointed with TWO things: the stock
headphones that comes in the box has very clear
sounds, but other headphones does not seem
compatible. I think you need to look for specific kind of
headphones that is compatible with the phone. Plus
there are no accessories (mobile covers) available, and
that is mainly because I live in Dubai and the phone is
still not released here. MMX is not well known here, but I
still get looks from my friends who carry S4, HTC One
and BB Q10. They think of it as equal to their phones,
but my phone cost me at least 50% lesser!
If you liked my review, please copy and paste it at least
once for others to read and help them to make a
Trust me, its worth it... Have a good day!

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  • 2013-09-01 17:45
  • KFN4
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Guys, is there any android app for this phone which helps me to lock the screen from the main page? There are many for unlocking the screen but not for lock. I understand that the side button will do it, but I do not want to use it much as I need its help for unlocking anyway... Also, what is the time taken for full charging? Mine takes 4 hours after software update. Previously it was around 2 hours only.

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  • 2013-09-01 17:05
  • Hkqt
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Brought it two month back truly worth in, happy with performance...

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  • 2013-09-01 16:40
  • t1$K
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Brought it two month back truly worth in, happy with performance...

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  • 2013-09-01 16:31
  • t1$G
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