LG L65 Dual D285 Manual

This is the LG L65 Dual D285 Manual for you. The LG L65 Dual D285 was released in April 2014. It has made a good impact on the market both in Africa and Asia with many reports coming in that it is not only practical but also affordable. Overall its not a bad buy as the features are good for the price range it is in.

LG L65 Dual D285 Manual

Firstly the mobile phone is light at 126 g and has a handy side coming in as 127.2 x 66.8 x 9.6 mm. This fits well into your hand and has become a somewhat standard size for good mobile phones. The LG L65 comes with a Dual SIM (Mini-SIM, dual stand-by) which is very handy if you move across borders and need to have a SIM for home and one for another country. The screen in nice and long and comes with a good size screen. The screen in a IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels as well as being multi touch. Note that for the price range this phone is in the specs are not bad.

LG L65 Dual D285 Hardware

LG L65 Dual D285 ManualThe operating system is a Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) powered by a Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 and a Qualcomm MSM8210 Snapdragon 200 chipset. The mobile phone also uses as Adreno 302 GPU. There is a card slot for a microSD right up to 32 GB. The internal memory is 4 GB with 1 GB RAM. The camera is the phone is good with a 5 MP with 2592 х 1944 pixels abilities and comes with autofocus as well as an LED flash. The secondary camera is a standard VGA camera. The phone comes with the standard loudspeaker, 3.5mm jack as well as a vibration and MP3 ring.

There is also Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity with Wi-Fi Direct as well as hotspot connectivity. In order to sell in the Eastern European markets it comes with both A-GPS as well as GLONASS. There is also Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP as well as microUSB v2.0. There is also the standard Accelerometer, proximity and FM radio.

Battery life is also good with a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. Note that the user manual is only in Portuguese as the phone was originally intended for the Brazilian market.


Format the memory card

Your memory card might already be formatted. If not, you should format it before use. NOTE: All files on the memory card will be deleted when the card is formatted.

  1. Tap to open the list of applications.
  2. Scroll through the list and select Settings/Adjust > General tab > Storage.
  3. Tap Disable MicroSD.
  4. Tap Erase MicroSD > Erase MicroSD > Erase all. If you have set an unlock pattern, enter it, and then choose the Erase all option. NOTE: If there is any content or folder structure on your MicroSD, it will be changed after formatting, as all files and folders are deleted.


Unlock Code Function

The Unlock Code function allows you to unlock the screen that is turned off by tapping on the correct locations and sequence. To activate the Unlock Code function:

Tap on > > Applications tab > Settings/Adjust > Screen tab > Screen lock > Select screen lock > Unlock Code.

This will bring up an instruction screen to guide you in creating your unlock sequence. You can create a security PIN in case you forget the unlock sequence.

Tip: Double-tap the screen to turn it on when the Unlock Code function is not in use.


Touch Screen Tips

Here are some tips on how to navigate your phone:

  • Tap: A single tap selects items, links, shortcuts, and letters on the virtual keyboard.
  • Tap and Hold: Touch and hold an item on the screen, keeping your finger on it until an action occurs. For example, to open the available options for a contact, tap and hold the contact in the contacts list until the menu content is displayed.
  • Drag: Touch and hold an item for a moment and then, without lifting your finger, move your finger on the screen until you reach the desired position. You can drag items on the home screen to rearrange them.
  • Swipe: To swipe, quickly move your finger across the screen without stopping when you touch it (so you don’t drag an item). For example, you can swipe up or down to scroll through a list or navigate through different home screens by swiping left to right (and vice versa).
  • Double Tap: Double-tap to zoom in on a web page or map. For example, quickly double-tap on a section of a page to fit it to the width of the screen.
  • Pinch to Zoom: Use your index finger and thumb in a pinching or spreading motion to zoom in or out when using the browser, Maps, or browsing through images.
  • Rotate the Screen: In apps and menus, the screen orientation adjusts to the physical orientation of the device.
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Using Dual SIM

When two SIM cards are inserted into your phone, the information from these cards is displayed in the status bar. When you tap the key to switch between SIM cards, the device activates the selected SIM.

NOTE: If only one SIM card is inserted into the device, or one of the SIM cards is disabled, switching between SIM cards using the shortcut key is not possible. During a call, sending a message, or data transmission, the indication of the disabled SIM may be displayed as “No Service” due to the SIM’s state and its access to the network.



With Wi-Fi, you can use high-speed internet access within the coverage of a wireless access point (AP). You can enjoy wireless internet with Wi-Fi without any additional charges.

Connecting to Wi-Fi Networks

To use Wi-Fi on your phone, you need to access a wireless access point. Some access points are open, and you can simply connect to them. Others are hidden or use security features, and you need to configure your phone to connect to them. When not using Wi-Fi, disable it to extend battery life.

NOTE: If you are outside the Wi-Fi coverage area or have turned Wi-Fi off, additional charges may apply from your carrier for mobile data usage.

Enabling Wi-Fi and Connecting to Wi-Fi Networks

  1. Tap on > > Applications tab > Settings/Adjust > Networks tab > Wi-Fi.
  2. Enable Wi-Fi to start searching for available Wi-Fi networks.
  3. Tap the Wi-Fi menu to view the list of available Wi-Fi networks. Secure networks are indicated by a padlock icon.
  4. Tap on a network to connect to it. If the network is secured, you may be prompted to enter a password or other credentials (consult the network administrator for more details).
  5. The status bar displays icons indicating the Wi-Fi status.



You can use Bluetooth to send data when running a corresponding application, not just from the Bluetooth menu as in most other mobile phones.


  • LG is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or received through the Bluetooth wireless feature.
  • Always ensure that you share and receive data from trusted and properly secured devices. If there are obstacles between devices, the operating distance may be reduced.
  • Some devices, especially those not tested or approved by Bluetooth SIG, may be incompatible with the device.

Enabling Bluetooth and Connecting Your Phone to Another Bluetooth Device

You must pair your device with another device before connecting it.

  1. Tap on > > Applications tab > Settings/Adjust > Networks tab > turn on Bluetooth.
  2. Tap the Bluetooth menu again. You will see an option to make the device visible and an option for device types, then tap Search for devices to view devices in the Bluetooth area.
  3. From the list, choose the device you want to pair. After the connection is successful, the phone will connect to the device.

NOTE: Some devices, especially headphones or car hands-free kits, may have a fixed Bluetooth PIN, such as 0000. If the other device has a PIN, you must enter it.

Sending Data Using Bluetooth

  1. Select a file or item, such as a contact, calendar event, or multimedia file, from the appropriate app or Downloads.
  2. Select an option to send data via Bluetooth.

NOTE: The method to select an option may vary depending on the type of data.


Receiving Data Using Bluetooth

  1. Tap on > > Applications tab > Settings/Adjust > Networks tab > turn on Bluetooth.
  2. Tap the Bluetooth menu again, then tap the option to make it visible to other devices.
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NOTE: To select the time your device will be visible, tap > Visible time. 3. Select Accept to confirm that you want to receive data from the device.


Sharing Your Phone’s Data Connection

USB Tethering and Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot are great features when no wireless connections are available. You can share your phone’s mobile data connection with a single computer via a USB cable (USB tethering). You can also share your phone’s data connection with more than one device simultaneously, turning your phone into a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. When the phone is sharing its data connection, an icon will appear in the status bar, and a notification will be displayed in the notification panel.

For more information on USB tethering and portable Wi-Fi hotspot, including supported operating systems and other details, visit Android Tethering. See also the Rs. 1000 – Vodafone India Phones on here.


To Change Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings:

  1. Tap on > > Applications tab > Settings/Adjust > Networks tab > Connections and Networks > Wi-Fi hotspot and turn it on.
  2. Enter the password and tap Save.


Rename or Secure Your Portable Hotspot:

You can change the name of your Wi-Fi network on the phone (SSID) and the security of the Wi-Fi network.

  1. Tap on > > Applications tab > Settings/Adjust > Networks tab > Connections and Networks > Wi-Fi hotspot.
  2. Tap Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
    • The Configure Wi-Fi hotspot dialog will appear on the screen.
    • You can change the network SSID (name) that computers will see when searching for Wi-Fi networks.
    • You can also tap the Security menu to configure the network with Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) security, using a pre-shared key (PSK).
    • If you tap the WPA2 PSK security option, a password field will be added to the Wi-Fi hotspot configuration dialog. If you enter a password, you will need to enter this password when connecting to the phone’s hotspot with a computer or another device. You can also choose Open in the Security menu to remove security from your Wi-Fi network.
  3. Tap Save.

Likewise see also the Nokia Lumia 505 User Manual.


Connecting to PC with a USB Data Cable

Learn how to connect your phone to the PC using a USB data cable in USB connection mode.

Transferring Music, Photos, and Videos using Multimedia Sync (MTP)

  1. Connect the phone to the PC using the USB cable.
  2. If you haven’t installed the LG Android platform driver on your PC, you’ll need to change the settings manually. On the home screen, press the Menu key, choose System settings > General tab > PC connection > USB connection type, then select Multimedia sync (MTP).
  3. You will see the contents of mass storage on your PC, and you can transfer files.

Syncing with Windows Media Player

Make sure Windows Media Player is installed on your PC.

  1. Use the USB cable to connect the phone to the PC where Windows Media Player is installed.
  2. Select the Multimedia sync (MTP) option. When connected, a pop-up window will appear on the PC.
  3. Open Windows Media Player to sync music files.
  4. Edit or enter the name of your device in the pop-up window (if necessary).
  5. Select and drag the desired music files to the sync list.
  6. Start synchronization.

The following requirements must be met to sync with Windows Player. See also the Nokia Lumia 620 User Manual.


Making a Second Call

  1. During your initial call, tap Menu > Add call and dial the number. You can also view a list of recently dialed numbers by tapping, or you can search your contacts by tapping and selecting the number you want to call.
  2. Tap to make the call.
  3. Both calls will be displayed on the screen. Your initial call will be put on hold.
  4. Tap the displayed number to switch between calls. Or, tap Merge calls to make a conference call.
  5. To end the active call, tap End or press the Home key, swipe down the status bar, and select the End icon.

Note: You will be charged for each call made.


Viewing Your Call Log

On the home screen, tap and choose the Records tab.

From here, you can view the complete list of calls made, received, and missed.

Tip: Tap the record of any call to see the time and duration of the call. Tap the Menu key, then tap Delete all to delete all items.


Software Update for LG Phone Over the Air (FOTA)

This feature allows you to conveniently update your phone’s software to a newer version over the network without the need for a USB cable. This feature will only be available when and if LG releases a new software version for your device.

First, check if a software update is available for your device. From the home screen, tap on Apps > Settings > General tab > About phone > Common tab > Update Center > Software update > Check now for update.

Likewise see also the Hard Reset the Samsung Galaxy Tab E as well as the LG AKA Manual.



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