Best Hidden Features of Coolpad Note 3 and other Coolpad devices

Coolpad note 3

No doubts, There have been a lot of mobiles phones released in past few years, but out of all those, only a few of smartphone have made it larger than the expert expectations. Among the limited list of smartphones, Coolpad Note 3, Coolpad note 4, Coolpad note 5 and other Coolpad devices have a user-friendly price. This smartphone created a lot of smash due to fingerprint sensor on its back, the only fingerprint sensor is not the main reason for its success, actually the cost it comes for, and also advanced features of this smartphone make it stand out of the box. Note 3 received a great response in Indian market from the Indian consumers and is still going on its way.

For those people who have purchased the Coolpad Note 3 and also those who are planning to buy this smartphone, here are some really cool and advanced features of Note 3 listed especially for all of you.Use Fingerprint scanner to Answer and Record Calls

If you are thinking this fingerprint can be used only to unlock the smartphone, then I feel sorry to say that you are totally wrong. With this fingerprint scanner, you can do a lot more stuff, you can easily tap on the fingerprint sensor to answer any incoming call or you can also tap it to record any ongoing phone call.  check the setting for this feature in below image. how to answer incoming call and record call in Coolpad note 3 using the fingerprint sensor.

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Custom Indicator / Notification Light

This advanced feature of Coolpad note 3 allows users to enable and disable the blinking of notification light for Messages, Low battery, New Notifications, Calls, Charging status. This can be used as a substitute to the allocation of different colored lights for any notifications.
You can easily access the settings> Indicator Light > Brightness and display settings in Coolpad note 3.

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Quick Control Notifications

You can also adjust the notifications privacy while the screen is turned off and the screen is locked. The notifications keep on coming, popping up and anyone around can easily see/read what is on screen. Coolpad Note 3 allows its users to hide the sensitive content from the notifications while the screen of a smartphone is locked so no one can see your private WhatsApp, messengers, OTP messages on notifications.

To adjust the setting of security

go inside Settings> Sound & Vibration setting> Under the Notification, option click on When Device is Locked. this will provide 3 choices to choose from –

  1. Show all notification content.
  2. Hide sensitive notification content.
  3. Don’t show notifications at all.

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Fast Charging Manager for Coolpad devices

Being a smartphone under budget, Coolpad Note 3 does not have Quick charging feature in the package but they do have a smart battery manager that allows you to select the charging mode easily. you can find this option under the battery settings. Coolpad note 3 has two charging modes-

  1. Efficient charging mode- This mode minimizes the charging time using the high power or original charger of Coolpad. This mode is recommended to improve battery performance or for better battery performance.
  2. Common charging mode- This mode restricts the current with a common charger to extend the battery life cycle of the Coolpad battery. This mode charges the smartphone slowly but takes care of the battery’s life.

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Coolpad Note 3 Wake-up Gestures

This feature of Coolpad note 3 is the coolest feature of all, it draws specified shapes on the screen to launch the consequent applications even when the screen is locked. These settings can be enabled or disabled under settings menu > Smart Control option. The gestures of Coolpad include-

  • Double-tap on the screen to wake-: This is a very common feature of Coolpad, you can lighten up the screen by swiftly tapping twice on the screen of Coolpad.
  • Slide your finger down on the screen to take photos- You can reach camera UI directly and can capture instant picture simply by sliding down the screen even when the screen of a Coolpad is locked.
  • Slide your finger horizontally to switch songs- Swipe your finger horizontally when the screen of Coolpad is locked, it will take you to next or the previous song depending on where you swipe.
  • Drawing Alphabets to open apps- Draw alphabet ‘”e” to open a web browser, draw letter “m” to launch the music player, Draw letter “C” to open keypad, draw the letter “o” to open Facebook and draw the letter “W” to open WhatsApp.

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Smart screen control

Under the Smart control option in Coolpad settings, you will find a screen and action option. This option allows you enable or disable the following actions on screen –

  • Glove Mode ( related to glove you wear)-
    This is a really handy feature of Coolpad especially in the season of winters. We do wear gloves to keep our palms warm during winters. This feature allows us to use the touch screen of Coolpad without taking the glove off.
  • Multi-screen mode-
    It is another very handy feature of Coolpad that allows us to use multiple applications at the same time. It splits the screen for two independent applications. When it is enabled, you can find a movable pull-out button on the edge of the screen. It can be tapped to select and open the other applications above the current app.
  • Three fingers Screenshot-
     Another shortcut to capture a screenshot easily, you just have to swipe 3 fingers vertically down.

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Choose Actions with Fingerprint ID

Fingerprint sensor allows to use different fingerprint IDs to instantly access distinct applications while Coolpad device is locked. Simply you just need to keep the finger on the sensor and reach directly to the selected application. You can find the option in Fingerprint management > Lockscreen & security settings for Coolpad. Open registered fingerprints and tap on the desired fingerprint ID you want to configure. If You will find the following options to choose from the list-

  • Unlock Screen option-
    this option Simply unlocks the screen of Coolpad when the finger rests on the sensor.
  • Quick Capture option-
    This option launches the camera app instantly in Coolpad even when the screen of the device is locked.
  • One Key dial option-
     You can easily set the desired contact you like to dial when you touch the fingerprint sensor.
  • Open another app option-
    Provide you to choose and select the activity you want to launch with that specific fingerprint ID.

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You can easily set different functions from the options given above for different fingerprints. You can set up to 5 fingerprints at once in Coolpad note 3.

Inbuild screen recorder Coolpad note 3

just Press Lock key + Volume Up key to Record Screen as Video this is a very handy feature of Coolpad.

You are very familiar to screenshots option in old technology. Therefore Coolpad provides you an option to record a video of screen activity where the mic can records the audio.


Coolpad has a lot more cool features hidden inside if you planning to purchase. I will suggest you buy Coolpad because of all these amazing features Coolpad have. Just keep digging to find more about Coolpad. Let us know what you come up with through the comment section below or you can contact us. I feel these advanced features will help you out to make the experience smarter on your Coolpad Note 3.

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Sayed Mohammad Ali ( Syed Ali ) born in april 25 1994 . I am an IT Engineer , SEO specialist , Web Designer and Social media expert . Since my childhood I love video games , Sports and cartoons.

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