1. Raakshaas's Avatar
    I have not seen a lot being talked about the dual sim capabilities on the LE. Due to my current circumstances I travel between US and Canada a lot and it has made financial sense for me to have 2 phones. I got tired of carrying around two phones and decided to get the LE. So far I have no regrets.

    Setting up the dual sim is easy. Once both are inserted you are prompted to select which one to use as the main one. LE Dual sim usage-dual-1.jpg

    I was able to give simple names to both sim.

    The best thing I like so far is the app cloner.
    LE Dual sim usage-dual-2.jpg

    I have whatsapp for both numbers up and running without issues, except for groups I am in on both numbers, it gets a bit confusing

    I abhor social media so I do not have any of those apps installed. So far I have been using the LE without any lags or issues.

    If anyone has any questions about the dual sim capabilities I can do my best to test and answer.
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    11-27-18 09:12 PM
  2. the_boon's Avatar
    I have not seen a lot being talked about the dual sim capabilities on the LE. Due to my current circumstances I travel between US and Canada a lot and it has made financial sense for me to have 2 phones. I got tired of carrying around two phones and decided to get the LE. So far I have no regrets.

    Setting up the dual sim is easy. Once both are inserted you are prompted to select which one to use as the main one. Click image for larger version. 

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    I was able to give simple names to both sim.

    The best thing I like so far is the app cloner.
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    I have whatsapp for both numbers up and running without issues, except for groups I am in on both numbers, it gets a bit confusing

    I abhor social media so I do not have any of those apps installed. So far I have been using the LE without any lags or issues.

    If anyone has any questions about the dual sim capabilities I can do my best to test and answer.
    How's the battery life with two sims in the phone ?
    11-28-18 02:52 AM
  3. Icardi101's Avatar
    I have the dual sim key2. when two sim cards are in I feel the battery drains faster. that's why sometimes I use my iPhone x and key2 for a week or so. Then I put both sims in key2 when I notice it drains faster, I take the sim back to the iPhone x
    11-28-18 03:10 AM
  4. mrsimon's Avatar
    I have the dual sim key2. when two sim cards are in I feel the battery drains faster. that's why sometimes I use my iPhone x and key2 for a week or so. Then I put both sims in key2 when I notice it drains faster, I take the sim back to the iPhone x
    I'm looking at getting an atomic red , which is only in the dual sim version in the EU so far.
    I can't see any logical reason for there being more than a minimal difference in battery use between the dual and non-dual.
    A question:
    Are both SIMs always activated? That is, can you get calls on either card all the time?
    What happens when two calls come in together?!!

    Thanks
    11-29-18 05:23 AM
  5. Raakshaas's Avatar
    Both sims are activated at all times, can get a call on either sim card at anytime. If you get a call on both sim at the same time, one goes to voicemail, depending on which one you have set as preferred sim for receiving calls.
    11-29-18 07:23 AM
  6. mrsimon's Avatar
    Both sims are activated at all times, can get a call on either sim card at anytime. If you get a call on both sim at the same time, one goes to voicemail, depending on which one you have set as preferred sim for receiving calls.
    Very clear! Thanks!
    11-29-18 08:19 AM
  7. cgr1971's Avatar
    When you want to make a call, can you choose which SIM is used to call out on from the phone dialer app? Same thing with text messages, can you choose which SIM is used to send the text from the text app?

    Is it possible to clone the phone dialer app so that they each use different SIMS and maintain their own call log? If not, would it be possible to install two different phone dialer apps and assign them to different number? Same thing for texts, would it be possible to install and assign different SMS apps to each SIM?
    03-05-19 10:00 PM
  8. daleksec's Avatar
    The dialer app splits the green call button in half. Left is sim 1 and right sim 2.

    For sms and mms I use Mood messenger. It is very dual sim friendly. You can set different icons, colors, and groups for each sim making management very easy.

    Android will let you change the default dialer but wont let you set one per sim. I'm trying to figure out how to set certain apps to use the data on one sim or the other.... no luck so far.
    03-06-19 08:48 AM
  9. danfrancisco's Avatar
    The dialer app splits the green call button in half. Left is sim 1 and right sim 2.

    For sms and mms I use Mood messenger. It is very dual sim friendly. You can set different icons, colors, and groups for each sim making management very easy.

    Android will let you change the default dialer but wont let you set one per sim. I'm trying to figure out how to set certain apps to use the data on one sim or the other.... no luck so far.
    I don't believe you can selectively choose which Sim to pull data from. It's all or nothing based on the Sim you choose. This becomes a pain for MMS messages as I am constantly changing the preferred Sim for data in order to download pictures depending on the number they're sent to.

    Nonetheless, ever since the KEYone, all of my BBs (includes, Motion, KEY2 and KEY2 LE) have all been dual Sim and I absolutely love it. Have not noticed any additional battery drain other.
    03-06-19 10:08 PM

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