ENGLISH User Guide LG-D390n MFL68528114 (1.0) www.lg.com ENGLISH User Guide • • • • • Screen displays and illustrations may differ from those you see on actual phone. Some of the contents of this guide may not apply to your phone, depending on the software and your service provider. All information in this document is subject to change without notice. This handset is not suitable for people who have a visual impairment due to the tap screen keyboard. Copyright ©2014 LG Electronics, Inc. All rights reserved. LG and the LG logo are registered trademarks of LG Group and its related entities. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Google™, Google Maps™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Hangouts™ and Play Store™ are trademarks of Google, Inc. Table of contents Guidelines for safe and efﬁcient use .................4 Important notice ...............................................11 Getting to know your phone .............................15 Phone overview...............................................15 Installing the SIM card and battery ..................17 Charging your phone .......................................19 Using the memory card ...................................19 Locking and unlocking the screen ...................21 Your Home screen .............................................22 Touch screen tips ............................................22 Home screen ...................................................22 Extended home screen ..................................23 Customizing the Home screen .......................24 Returning to recently-used applications...........25 Notiﬁcations panel...........................................25 Opening the notiﬁcations panel ......................26 Indicator icons on the Status Bar....................26 On-screen keyboard ........................................28 Entering accented letters ...............................28 2 Calls ..................................................................35 Making a call ..................................................35 Calling your contacts .......................................35 Answering and rejecting a call.........................35 Adjusting the in-call volume ............................35 Making a second call ......................................36 Viewing your call logs......................................36 Call settings ....................................................36 Contacts ............................................................37 Searching for a contact ...................................37 Adding a new contact......................................37 Favourites contacts .........................................37 Creating a group .............................................38 Messaging.........................................................39 Sending a message .........................................39 Threaded box .................................................39 Changing your message settings .....................40 Google account setup .......................................29 E-mail ................................................................41 Managing an email account ............................41 Working with account folders ..........................41 Composing and sending email.........................41 Connecting to Networks and Devices ..............30 Wi-Fi ...............................................................30 Connecting to Wi-Fi networks ........................30 Turning Wi-Fi on and connecting to a Wi-Fi network ........................................................30 Bluetooth ........................................................31 Sharing your phone's data connection .............32 Wi-Fi Direct .....................................................33 PC connections with a USB cable ....................33 Camera and Video.............................................42 Getting to know the viewﬁnder ........................42 Using the advanced settings............................43 Taking a quick photo ......................................43 Once you've taken a photo ..............................44 Gesture shot....................................................45 Using Panorama mode ...................................45 Recording a quick video ..................................46 From your Gallery ............................................46 Function ............................................................47 Knock Code .....................................................47 KnockON .........................................................47 Smart Keyboard ..............................................48 Utilities ..............................................................49 Setting your alarm ...........................................49 Adding an event to your calendar ....................49 Google+ ..........................................................49 Voice Search ...................................................50 Downloads ......................................................50 The Web ............................................................51 Chrome ...........................................................51 Viewing webpages ........................................51 Opening a page ............................................51 Settings .............................................................52 WIRELESS NETWORKS ....................................52 DEVICE ............................................................54 PERSONAL ......................................................56 SYSTEM ..........................................................57 Phone software update ....................................59 Phone software update....................................59 About this user guide .......................................60 About this user guide ......................................60 Trademarks .....................................................60 Accessories.......................................................61 Troubleshooting ................................................62 FAQ ....................................................................65 3 Guidelines for safe and efﬁcient use Please read these simple guidelines. Not following these guidelines may be dangerous or illegal. Should a fault occur, a software tool is built into your device that will gather a fault log. This tool gathers only data specific to the fault, such as signal strength, cell ID position in sudden call drop and applications loaded. The log is used only to help determine the cause of the fault. These logs are encrypted and can only be accessed by an authorized LG Repair centre should you need to return your device for repair. Exposure to radio frequency energy Radio wave exposure and Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) information. This mobile phone model LG-D390n has been designed to comply with applicable safety requirements for exposure to radio waves. These requirements are based on scientific guidelines that include safety margins designed to assure the safety of all persons, regardless of age and health. • The radio wave exposure guidelines employ a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR). Tests for SAR are conducted using standardised methods with the phone transmitting at its highest certified power level in all used frequency bands. • While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various LG phone models, they are all designed to meet the relevant guidelines for exposure to radio waves. • The SAR limit recommended by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) is 2 W/kg averaged over 10g of tissue. • The highest SAR value for this model phone tested for use at the ear is 0.501 W/kg (10g) and when worn on the body is 0.527 W/Kg (10g). • This device meets RF exposure guidelines when used either in the normal use position against the ear or when positioned at least 1.5 cm away from the body. When a carry case, belt clip or holder is used for bodyworn operation, it should not contain metal and should position the product at least 1.5 cm away from your body. In order to transmit data files or messages, this device requires a quality connection to the network. In some cases, transmission of data files or messages may be delayed until such a connection is available. Ensure the above separation distance instructions are followed until the transmission is completed. 4 Product care and maintenance WARNING Only use batteries, chargers and accessories approved for use with this particular phone model. The use of any other types may invalidate any approval or warranty applying to the phone and may be dangerous. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Do not disassemble this unit. Take it to a qualified service technician when repair work is required. Repairs under warranty, at LG's discretion, may include replacement parts or boards that are either new or reconditioned, provided that they have functionality equal to that of the parts being replaced. Keep away from electrical appliances such as TVs, radios and personal computers. The unit should be kept away from heat sources such as radiators or cookers. Do not drop. Do not subject this unit to mechanical vibration or shock. Switch off the phone in any area where you are required to by special regulations. For example, do not use your phone in hospitals as it may affect sensitive medical equipment. Do not handle the phone with wet hands while it is being charged. It may cause an electric shock and can seriously damage your phone. Do not charge a handset near flammable material as the handset can become hot and create a fire hazard. Use a dry cloth to clean the exterior of the unit (do not use solvents such as benzene, thinner or alcohol). Do not charge the phone when it is on soft furnishings. The phone should be charged in a well ventilated area. Do not subject this unit to excessive smoke or dust. Do not keep the phone next to credit cards or transport tickets; it can affect the information on the magnetic strips. Do not tap the screen with a sharp object as it may damage the phone. Do not expose the phone to liquid or moisture. Use accessories like earphones cautiously. Do not touch the antenna unnecessarily. Do not use, touch or attempt to remove or fix broken, chipped or cracked glass. Damage to the glass display due to abuse or misuse is not covered under the warranty. Your phone is an electronic device that generates heat during normal operation. Extremely prolonged, direct skin contact in the absence of adequate ventilation may result in discomfort or minor burns. Therefore, use care when handling your phone during or immediately after operation. 5 • • If your phone gets wet, immediately unplug it to dry off completely. Do not attempt to accelerate the drying process with an external heating source, such as an oven, microwave or hair dryer. The liquid in your wet phone, changes the color of the product label inside your phone. Damage to your device as a result of exposure to liquid is not covered under your warranty. Efficient phone operation Electronics devices All mobile phones may receive interference, which could affect performance. • Do not use your mobile phone near medical equipment without requesting permission. Avoid placing the phone over pacemakers, for example, in your breast pocket. • Some hearing aids might be disturbed by mobile phones. • Minor interference may affect TVs, radios, PCs etc. • Use your phone in temperatures between 0ºC and 40ºC, if possible. Exposing your phone to extremely low or high temperatures may result in damage, malfunction, or even explosion. Road safety Check the laws and regulations on the use of mobile phones in the area when you drive. • Do not use a hand-held phone while driving. • Give full attention to driving. • Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions so require. • RF energy may affect some electronic systems in your vehicle such as car stereos and safety equipment. • When your vehicle is equipped with an air bag, do not obstruct with installed or portable wireless equipment. It can cause the air bag to fail or cause serious injury due to improper performance. • If you are listening to music whilst out and about, please ensure that the volume is at a reasonable level so that you are aware of your surroundings. This is of particular importance when near roads. 6 Avoid damage to your hearing To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods. Damage to your hearing can occur if you are exposed to loud sound for long periods of time. We therefore recommend that you do not turn on or off the handset close to your ear. We also recommend that music and call volumes are set to a reasonable level. • When using headphones, turn the volume down if you cannot hear the people speaking near you, or if the person sitting next to you can hear what you are listening to. NOTE: Excessive sound pressure from earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss Glass Parts Some parts of your mobile device are made of glass. This glass could break if your mobile device is dropped on a hard surface or receives a substantial impact. If the glass breaks, do not touch or attempt to remove it. Stop using your mobile device until the glass is replaced by an authorised service provider. Blasting area Do not use the phone where blasting is in progress. Observe restrictions and follow any regulations or rules. Potentially explosive atmospheres • • • Do not use your phone at a refueling point. Do not use near fuel or chemicals. Do not transport or store flammable gas, liquid or explosives in the same compartment of your vehicle as your mobile phone or accessories. 7 In aircraft Wireless devices can cause interference in aircraft. • Turn your mobile phone off before boarding any aircraft. • Do not use it on the ground without permission from the crew. Children Keep the phone in a safe place out of the reach of small children. It includes small parts which may cause a choking hazard if detached. Emergency calls Emergency calls may not be available on all mobile networks. Therefore you should never depend solely on your phone for emergency calls. Check with your local service provider. Battery information and care • • • • • • • • • • 8 You do not need to completely discharge the battery before recharging. Unlike other battery systems, there is no memory effect that could compromise the battery's performance. Use only LG batteries and chargers. LG chargers are designed to maximise the battery life. Do not disassemble or short-circuit the battery. Replace the battery when it no longer provides acceptable performance. The battery pack may be recharged hundreds of times before it needs replacing. Recharge the battery if it has not been used for a long time to maximise usability. Do not expose the battery charger to direct sunlight or use it in high humidity, such as in the bathroom. Do not leave the battery in hot or cold places, as this may deteriorate battery performance. There is risk of explosion if the battery is replaced with an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer's instructions. Please recycle when possible. Do not dispose as household waste. If you need to replace the battery, take it to the nearest authorised LG Electronics service point or dealer for assistance. • • • Always unplug the charger from the wall socket after the phone is fully charged to save unnecessary power consumption of the charger. Actual battery life will depend on network configuration, product settings, usage patterns, battery and environmental conditions. Make sure that no sharp-edged items such as animal’s teeth or nails, come into contact with the battery. This could cause a fire. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Hereby, LG Electronics declares that this LG-D390n product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. A copy of the Declaration of Conformity can be found at http://www.lg.com/global/declaration Contact office for compliance of this product : LG Electronics Inc. EU Representative, Krijgsman 1, 1186 DM Amstelveen, The Netherlands 9 Disposal of your old appliance 1 All electrical and electronic products should be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities. 2 The correct disposal of your old appliance will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health. 3 For more detailed information about disposal of your old appliance, please contact your city ofﬁce, waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators 1 This symbol may be combined with chemical symbols for mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd) or lead (Pb) if the battery contains more than 0.0005% of mercury, 0.002% of cadmium or 0.004% of lead. 2 All batteries/accumulators should be disposed separately from the municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities. 3 The correct disposal of your old batteries/accumulators will help to prevent potential negative consequences for the environment, animal and human health. 4 For more detailed information about disposal of your old batteries/ accumulators, please contact your city ofﬁce, waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. 10 Important notice Please read this before you start using your phone! Please check to see whether any problems you encountered with your phone are described in this section before taking the phone in for service or calling a service representative. 1. Phone memory When there is less than 10% of space available in your phone memory, your phone cannot receive new messages. You need to check your phone memory and delete some data, such as applications or messages, to make more memory available. To uninstall applications: 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > Apps. 2 Once all applications appear, scroll to and select the application you want to uninstall. 3 Tap Uninstall. 2. Optimizing battery life Extend your battery's power by turning off features that you don't have to run constantly in the background. You can monitor how applications and system resources consume battery power. Extending your phone's battery life: • Turn off radio communications when you are not using. If you are not using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or GPS, turn them off. • Reduce screen brightness and set a shorter screen timeout. • Turn off automatic syncing for Gmail, Calendar, Contacts and other applications. • Some applications you have downloaded may reduce battery power. • While using downloaded applications, check the battery charge level. To check the battery power level: • Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > About phone > Battery. The battery status (charging or discharging) and battery level (percentage charged) is displayed at the top of the screen. 11 To monitor and control how battery power is being used: • Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > About phone > Battery > Battery use. Battery usage time is displayed on the screen. It tells you how long it has been since you last connected your phone to a power source or, if currently connected, how long the phone was last running on battery power. The screen shows the applications or services using battery power, listed in order from the greatest to smallest amount used. 3. Before installing an open source application and OS WARNING If you install and use an OS other than the one provided by the manufacturer it may cause your phone to malfunction. In addition, your phone will no longer be covered by the warranty. WARNING To protect your phone and personal data, only download applications from trusted sources, such as Play Store™. If there are improperly installed applications on your phone, the phone may not work normally or a serious error may occur. You must uninstall those applications and all associated data and settings from the phone. 4. Using an unlock pattern Set an unlock pattern to secure your phone. Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > Lock screen > Select screen lock > Pattern. This opens a screen that will guide you through how to draw a screen unlock pattern. You have to create a Backup PIN as a safety measure in case you forget your unlock pattern. Caution: Create a Google account before setting an unlock pattern and remember the Backup PIN you created when creating your pattern lock. 12 WARNING Precautions to take when using pattern lock. It is very important to remember the unlock pattern you set. You will not be able to access your phone if you use an incorrect pattern 5 times. You have 5 opportunities to enter your unlock pattern, PIN or password. If you have used all 5 opportunities, you can try again after 30 seconds. When you can’t recall your unlock Pattern, PIN or Password: < If you have forgotten your pattern > If you logged in to your Google account on the phone but failed to enter the correct pattern 5 times, tap the Forgot pattern? button at the bottom of the screen. You are then required to log in with your Google Account or you have to enter the Backup PIN which you entered when creating your Pattern Lock. If you have not created a Google account on the phone or you forgot Backup PIN, you have to perform a hard reset. < If you have forgotten your PIN or Password > If you forget your PIN or Password, you will need to perform a hard reset. Caution: If you perform a hard reset, all user applications and user data will be deleted. NOTE: If you have not logged into your Google Account and have forgotten your Unlock Pattern, you will need to enter your Backup PIN. 5. Using the Hard Reset (Factory Reset) If your phone does not restore to its original condition, use a Hard Reset (Factory Reset) to initialize it. 1 Turn the power off. 2 Press and hold the Power/Lock Key + Volume Down Key on the phone. 3 Release the Power/Lock Key only when the LG logo is displayed, then immediately press and hold the Power/Lock Key again. 4 Release all keys when the Factory data reset screen is displayed. 5 Press the Volume Key to scroll to the desired option, then press the Power/Lock Key to conﬁrm. 6 Press the Volume Key to scroll to the desired option, then press the Power/Lock Key to conﬁrm one more time. 13 WARNING If you perform a Hard Reset, all user applications, user data and DRM licenses will be deleted. Please remember to backup any important data before performing a Hard Reset. 6. Opening and switching applications Multi-tasking is easy with Android, you can keep more than one application running at the same time. There is no need to quit an application before opening another one. Use and switch between several open applications. Android manages each application, stopping and starting them as needed to ensure that idle applications don't consume resources unnecessarily. . A list of recently used applications will be displayed. 1 Touch Recent Key 2 Tap the application you want to access. This does not stop the previous app running in the background on the phone. Make sure to tap Back Key to exit an app after using it. • To remove an app from the recent apps list, swipe the app preview to the left or right. To clear all apps, tap Clear all. 7. Transferring music, photos and videos using Media sync (MTP) 1 2 3 4 Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > Storage to check out the storage media. Connect the phone to your PC using the USB cable. USB PC connection will appear on your phone screen, select the Media device (MTP) option. Open the memory folder on your PC. You can view the mass storage content on your PC and transfer the ﬁles from PC to Device memory folder or vice versa. 8. Hold your phone upright Hold your cell phone vertically, as you would a regular phone. Your phone has an internal antenna. Be careful not to scratch or damage the back of the phone, as this may affect performance. When making/receiving calls or sending/receiving data, avoid holding the lower part of the phone where the antenna is located. Doing so may affect call quality. 14 Getting to know your phone Phone overview Earpiece Proximity Sensor Volume keys Home key Return to the Home screen from any screen. Back key • Return to the previous screen. • Exit an app after using it. Power/Lock Key • Switch your phone on/off by pressing and holding this key. • Short press to lock/unlock the screen. Front-Facing Camera lens Recent Key Display recently used applications. NOTE: Proximity sensor When receiving and making calls, the proximity sensor automatically turns the backlight off and locks the touch screen by sensing when the phone is near your ear. This extends battery life and prevents you from unintentionally activating the touch screen during calls. WARNING Placing a heavy object on the phone or sitting on it can damage the LCD and touch screen functions. Do not cover the LCD proximity sensor with protective film. This could cause the sensor to malfunction. 15 Volume keys In the Home screen: Control ringer volume. • During a call: Control your earpiece volume. • When playing a song: Control volume continuously. • Power/Lock key Earphone Jack Microphone Charger/USB Port NFC touch point Camera lens Flash Battery cover Battery microSD Card slot SIM card slot Speaker WARNING Be careful not to damage the NFC touch point on the phone, which is part of the NFC antenna. 16 Installing the SIM card and battery Before you can start exploring your new phone, you'll need to set it up. To insert the SIM card and battery. 1 To remove the battery cover, hold the phone firmly in one hand. With your other hand, lift off the battery cover with your thumbnail as shown in figure. 2 Push down and slide the SIM card into its slots as shown in the ﬁgure. Make sure the gold contact area on the card is facing downwards. 17 3 Insert the battery into place by aligning the gold contacts on the phone and the battery (1) and pressing it down until it clicks into place (2). 4 Align the battery cover over the battery compartment (1) and press it down until it clicks into place (2). 18 Charging your phone Charge the battery before using it for the first time. Use the charger to charge the battery. A computer can be also used to charge the device by connecting them via the USB cable. WARNING Use only LG-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. When using unapproved chargers or cables, it may cause battery charging delay or pop-up message regarding slow charging. Or, unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device, which are not covered by the warranty. The charger connector is at the bottom of the phone. Insert the charger and plug it into an electrical outlet. NOTE: • The battery must be fully charged initially to improve battery lifetime. • Do not open the back cover while your phone is charging. Using the memory card Your phone supports the use of microSDTM or microSDHCTM memory cards of up to 32 GB capacity. These memory cards are specifically designed for mobile phones and other ultra-small devices, and are ideal for storing media-rich files such as music, programs, videos, and photographs for use with your phone. 19 To insert a memory card: Insert the memory card into the slot. Make sure the gold contact area is facing downwards. To safely remove the memory card: > Apps tab > Settings > Storage > Unmount SD card. Touch NOTE: • Use only compatible memory cards with your phone. Using incompatible memory cards may damage the card and data stored on the card, as well as the phone. • As the device uses FAT32, the maximum size for any given file is 4 GB. WARNING Do not insert or remove the memory card when the phone is ON. Doing so may damage the memory card as well as your phone, and the data stored on the memory card may become corrupt. To format the memory card: Your memory card may already be formatted. If it isn't, you must format it before you can use it. NOTE: All files on your memory card are deleted when it is formatted. 1 2 3 4 5 20 Touch to open the application list. Scroll and touch Settings > Storage. Touch Unmount SD card. Touch Erase SD card > Erase SD card > Erase everything. If you have set a pattern lock, input the pattern lock then select Erase everything. NOTE: If there is content on your memory card, the folder structure may be different after formatting, as all the files will have been deleted. Locking and unlocking the screen If you do not use the phone for a while, the screen will be automatically turned off and locked. This helps to prevent accidental taps and saves battery power. When you are not using the phone, press the Power/Lock key to lock your phone. If there are any programs running when you lock your screen, they may be still running in Lock mode. It is recommended that you exit all programs before entering Lock mode to avoid unnecessary charges (e.g. phone calls, web access and data communications). To wake up your phone, press the Power/Lock key . The Lock screen will appear. Touch and slide the Lock screen in any direction to unlock your Home screen. The last screen you viewed will open. 21 Your Home screen Touch screen tips Here are some tips on how to navigate on your phone. Tap or touch – A single finger tap selects items, links, shortcuts and letters on the on-screen keyboard. Touch and hold – Touch and hold an item on the screen by tapping it and not lifting your finger until an action occurs. For example, to open a contact's available options, touch and hold the contact in the Contacts list until the context menu opens. 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 target position. You can drag items on the Home screen to reposition them. Swipe or slide – To swipe or slide, quickly move your finger across the surface of the screen, without pausing when you first tap it (so you don’t drag an item instead). For example, you can slide the screen up or down to scroll through a list, or browse through the different Home screens by swiping from left to right (and vice versa). Double-tap – Double-tap to zoom on a webpage or a map. For example, quickly double-tap a section of a webpage to adjust that section to fit the width of the screen. You can also double-tap to zoom in and out while viewing the picture. Pinch-to-Zoom – Use your index finger and thumb in a pinching or spreading motion to zoom in or out when using the browser or Maps, or when browsing pictures. Rotate the screen – From many applications and menus, the orientation of the screen adjusts to the device's physical orientation. NOTE: • To select an item, tap the center of the icon. • Do not press too hard; the tap screen is sensitive enough to pick up a light, yet firm tap. • Use the tip of your finger to tap the option you want. Be careful not to tap any other keys. Home screen The Home screen is the starting point for many applications and functions, and it allows you to add items like application shortcuts, or Google widgets to give you instant access to information and applications. This is the . default canvas and accessible from any menu by tapping 22 Status Bar Shows phone's status information including the time, signal strength, battery status, and notification icons. Widget Widgets are self-contained applications that can be accessed through the Apps screen or on the Home screen or an extended home screen. Unlike a shortcut, the Widget appears as an on-screen application. Application Icons Tap an icon (application, folder, etc.) to open and use it. Location Indicator Indicates which Home screen canvas you are viewing. Quick Key Area Provides one-touch access to the function in any home screen canvas. Extended home screen The operating system provides multiple Home screen canvases to provide more space for adding icons, widgets, and more. Slide your finger left or right across the Home screen. 23 Customizing the Home screen You can customize your Home screen by adding apps, widgets or changing wallpapers. To add items on your Home screen 1 Touch and hold the empty part of the Home screen. 2 In the Add Mode menu, select the item you wish to add. You will then see this added item on the Home screen. 3 Drag it to the desired location and lift your ﬁnger. TIP! To add an application icon to the Home screen from the Apps menu, touch and hold the application you want to add. To remove an item from the Home screen Home screen > touch and hold the icon you want to remove > drag it to . To add an app as a Quick key From the Apps menu or on the Home screen, touch and hold an application icon and drag it to the Quick key area. To remove an app from the Quick key area Touch NOTE: and hold the desired quick key and drag it to . Apps key cannot be removed. To customize apps icons on the Home screen 1 Touch and hold an application icon until it is unlocked from its current position. Then drop it on the screen. will appear in the upper right corner of the application. The editing icon 2 Tap the application icon again and select the desired icon design and size. 3 Tap OK to save the change. 24 Returning to recently-used applications 1 Touch . The screen displays a pop-up containing the icons of applications you used recently. 2 Tap an icon to open the application. Or tap to return to your previous screen. Notifications panel Notifications alert you the arrival of new messages, calendar events, and alarms, as well as to ongoing events, such as when you are on a call. When a notification arrives, its icon appears at the top of the screen. Icons for pending notifications appear on the left, and system icons such as Wi-Fi or battery strength shown on the right. NOTE: The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider. Pending notifications Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & battery status 25 Opening the notifications panel Swipe down from the status bar to open the notifications panel. Quick Toggle Area Tap each quick toggle key to turn it on/off. Touch and hold the key to access the settings menu of the function. To see more toggle keys, swipe left or right. Tap to remove, add, or rearrange toggle keys. Tap to clear all the notifications. Notifications The current notifications are listed, each with a brief description. Tap a notification to view it. To close the notifications panel, touch and drag the tab toward the top of the screen. Indicator icons on the Status Bar Indicator icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen to report missed calls, new messages, calendar events, device status and more. 26 The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the device. The icons listed in the table below are some of the most common ones. Icon Description Icon Description No SIM card inserted Ringer is silenced No network signal available Vibrate mode is on Airplane mode is on Battery fully charged Connected to a Wi-Fi network Battery is charging Wired headset connected Phone is connected to PC via USB cable Call in progress Downloading data Missed call Uploading data Bluetooth is on Acquiring GPS NFC is on Receiving location data from GPS System warning Data is synchronizing An alarm is set New Gmail message available New voicemail available New Hangouts message available New text or multimedia message Choose input method Mobile hotspot is active 27 NOTE: The icons location in the status bar may differ according to the function or service. On-screen keyboard You can enter text using the on-screen keyboard. The on-screen keyboard appears automatically on the screen when you need to enter text. To manually display the keyboard, simply tap a text field where you want to enter text. Using the keypad & entering text Tap once to capitalize the next letter you type. Double-tap for all caps. Tap to switch to the numbers and symbols keyboard. Tap to access the keyboard settings. Touch and hold to enter text by voice or enter items copied to the Clip Tray. Tap to enter a space. Tap to create a new line. Tap to delete the previous character. Entering accented letters When you select French or Spanish as the text entry language, you can enter special French or Spanish characters (e.g. "á"). For example, to input "á", touch and hold the "a" key until the zoom-in key grows bigger and displays characters from different languages. Then select the special character you want. 28 Google account setup When you first turn on your phone, you have the opportunity to activate the network, to sign into your Google Account and select how you want to use certain Google services. To set up your Google account: Sign into a Google Account from the prompted set-up screen. OR • Tap > > Apps tab > select a Google application, such as Gmail > select New to create a new account. If you have a Google account, tap Existing, enter your email address and password, then tap . Once you have set up your Google account on your phone, your phone automatically synchronizes with your Google account on the Web. Your contacts, Gmail messages, Calendar events and other information from these applications and services on the Web are synchronized with your phone. (This will depend on your synchronization settings.) After signing in, you can use Gmail™ and take advantage of Google services on your phone. • 29 Connecting to Networks and Devices Wi-Fi With Wi-Fi, you can use high-speed Internet access within the coverage of the wireless access point (AP). Enjoy wireless Internet using Wi-Fi, without extra charges. Connecting to Wi-Fi networks To use Wi-Fi on your phone, you need to access a wireless access point or ‘hotspot’. Some access points are open and you can simply connect to them. Others are hidden or use security features; you must configure your phone to be able to connect to them. Turn off Wi-Fi when you're not using it to extend the life of your battery. NOTE: If you are out of the Wi-Fi zone or have set Wi-Fi to OFF, additional charges may be applied by your mobile operator for mobile data use. Turning Wi-Fi on and connecting to a Wi-Fi network 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > Wi-Fi. 2 Set Wi-Fi to ON to turn it on and start scanning for available Wi-Fi networks. 3 Tap the Wi-Fi menu again to see a list of active and in-range Wi-Fi networks. • Secured networks are indicated by a lock icon. 4 Tap a network to connect to it. • If the network is secured, you are prompted to enter a password or other credentials. (Ask your network administrator for details) 5 The status bar displays icons that indicate Wi-Fi status. 30 Bluetooth You can use Bluetooth to send data by running a corresponding application, but not from the Bluetooth menu as on most other mobile phones. NOTE: • LG is not responsible for the loss, interception or misuse of data sent or received via the Bluetooth wireless feature. • Always ensure that you share and receive data with devices that are trusted and properly secured. If there are obstacles between the devices, the operating distance may be reduced. • Some devices, especially those that are not tested or approved by Bluetooth SIG, may be incompatible with your device. Turning on Bluetooth and pairing up your phone with a Bluetooth device You must pair your device with another device before you connect to it. 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > set Bluetooth to ON. 2 Tap the Bluetooth menu again. You will see the option to make your phone visible and option to search devices. Now tap Search for devices to view the devices in the Bluetooth Range. 3 Choose the device you want to pair with from the list. Once the paring is successful, your device will connect to the other device. NOTE: Some devices, especially headsets or hands-free car kits, may have a fixed Bluetooth PIN, such as 0000. If the other device has a PIN, you will be asked to enter it. Send data using the Bluetooth wireless feature 1 Select a ﬁle or item, such as a contact, calendar event or media ﬁle, from an appropriate application or from Downloads. 2 Select the option for sending data via Bluetooth. NOTE: The method for selecting an option may vary by data type. 3 Search for and pair with a Bluetooth-enabled device. 31 Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > set Bluetooth to ON. 2 Tap the Bluetooth menu again and mark the checkbox at the top of the screen to make your phone visible to other devices. NOTE: To select the length of time that your device will be visible, tap timeout. > Visibility 3 Select Accept to conﬁrm that you are willing to receive data from the device. Sharing your phone's data connection USB tethering and portable Wi-Fi hotspot are great features when there are no wireless connections 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 at a time by turning your phone into a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. When your phone is sharing its data connection, an icon appears in the status bar and as an ongoing notification in the notifications drawer. For the latest information about tethering and portable hotspots, including supported operating systems and other details, visit http://www.android.com/tether. To share your phone's data connection as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > Tethering & networks > Wi-Fi hotspot switch to activate. 2 Enter a password and tap Save. TIP! If your computer is running Windows 7 or a recent distribution of some flavours of Linux (such as Ubuntu), you will not usually need to prepare your computer for tethering. But, if you are running an earlier version of Windows or another operating system, you may need to prepare your computer to establish a network connection via USB. For the most current information about which operating systems support USB tethering and how to configure them, visit http://www.android.com/tether. 32 To rename or secure your portable hotspot You can change the name of your phone's Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and secure its Wi-Fi network. 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > Tethering & networks > Wi-Fi hotspot. 2 Tap Set up Wi-Fi hotspot. • The Set up Wi-Fi hotspot dialogue box will open. • You can change the Wi-Fi name (SSID) that other devices see when scanning 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 touch the WPA2 PSK security option, a password field is added to the Set up Wi-Fi hotspot dialogue box. If you enter a password, you will need to enter that password when you connect to the phone's hotspot with a computer or other device. You can set Open in the Security menu to remove security from your Wi-Fi network. 3 Tap Save. ATTENTION! If you set the security option as Open, you cannot prevent unauthorised usage of online services by other people and additional charges may be incurred. To avoid unauthorized usage, you are advised to keep the security option active. Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct supports a direct connection between Wi-Fi enabled devices without an access point. Due to the high battery usage of Wi-Fi direct, it is recommended that you plug your phone into a power outlet while using the Wi-Fi Direct feature. Check your Wi-Fi & Wi-Fi Directed network in advance and make sure the users are connected to the same network. PC connections with a USB cable Learn to connect your device to a PC with a USB cable in USB connection modes. Transferring music, photos and videos using the MTP mode 1 Connect your phone to a PC using a USB cable. 2 You can now view the mass storage content on your PC and transfer the ﬁles. 33 Synchronize with Windows Media Player Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your PC. 1 Use the USB cable to connect the phone to a PC on which Windows Media Player has been installed. 2 Select the Media device (MTP) option. When connected, a pop-up window will appear on the PC. 3 Open Windows Media Player to synchronize music ﬁles. 4 Edit or enter your device’s name in the pop-up window (if necessary). 5 Select and drag the music ﬁles you want to the sync list. 6 Start synchronization. • The following requirements must be satisfied to synchronize with Windows Media Player. Items OS Window Media Player version 34 Requirement Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Vista or higher Windows Media Player 10 or higher Calls Making a call 1 2 3 4 Tap to open the keypad. Enter the number using the keypad. To delete a digit, tap the Tap to make a call. To end a call, tap the End icon . . TIP! To enter "+" to make international calls, touch and hold . Calling your contacts 1 Tap to open your contacts. 2 Scroll through the contact list or enter the ﬁrst few letters of the contact you want to call by tapping Search contacts. 3 In the list, tap you want to call. Answering and rejecting a call When you receive a call in Lock state, swipe the in any direction to Answer the incoming call. Swipe the in any direction to Decline an incoming call. Swipe the Decline with message icon in any direction if you want to send a message. TIP! Decline with message You can send a message quickly using this function. This is useful if you need to reject a call with message during a meeting. Adjusting the in-call volume To adjust the in-call volume during a call, use the Volume up and down keys on the left side of the phone. 35 Making a second call 1 During your ﬁrst call, tap > Add call and dial the number. You can also go to the recently dialled numbers list by tapping Call logs or can search contacts by tapping Contacts and selecting the contact you want to call. 2 Tap to make the call. 3 Both calls are displayed on the call screen. Your initial call is locked and put on hold. 4 Tap the displayed number to toggle between calls. Or tap Merge calls to start a conference call. 5 To end active calls, tap End or tap and slide the notiﬁcation bar down and select the End call icon . NOTE: You are charged for each call you make. Viewing your call logs On the Home screen, tap and choose the Call logs. View a complete list of all dialled, received and missed calls. TIP! • • Tap any call log entry to view the date, time and duration of the call. Tap , then tap Delete all to delete all the recorded items. Call settings You can configure phone call settings such as call forwarding, as well as other special features offered by your carrier. 1 On the Home screen, tap . 2 Tap . 3 Tap Call settings and choose the options that you wish to adjust. 36 Contacts Add contacts to your phone and synchronize them with the contacts in your Google account or other accounts that support contact syncing. Searching for a contact On the Home screen 1 Tap to open your contacts. 2 Tap Search contacts and enter the contact name using the keyboard. Adding a new contact 1 Tap , enter the new contact's number, then tap . Tap Add to Contacts > New contact. 2 If you want to add a picture to the new contact, tap the image area. Choose from Take photo, Select from Gallery. 3 Select the contact type by tapping . 4 Tap a category of contact information and enter the details about your contact. 5 Tap Save. Favourites contacts You can classify frequently called contacts as favourites. Adding a contact to your favourites 1 Tap to open your contacts. 2 Tap a contact to view its details. 3 Tap the star to the right corner of the contact's name. The star will turn yellow color. 37 Removing a contact from your favourites list 1 Tap to open your contacts. 2 Tap Favourites, and choose a contact to view its details. 3 Tap the yellow color star to the right corner of the contact's name. The star turns grey color and the contact is removed from your favourites. Creating a group 1 2 3 4 Tap to open your contacts. Tap Groups and tap . Select New group. Enter a name for the new group. You can also set a ringtone for the newly created group. Tap Save to save the group. NOTE: If you delete a group, the contacts assigned to that group will not be lost. They will remain in your contacts. 38 Messaging Your phone combines SMS and MMS into one intuitive, easy-to-use menu. WARNING: LG message should be set up to default SMS app. If not, some message functions will be limited. Sending a message 1 Tap on the Home screen and tap to open a blank message. 2 Enter a contact name or contact number in the To ﬁeld. As you enter the contact name, matching contacts will appear. You can tap a suggested recipient. You can add more than one contact. NOTE: You will be charged for a text message for every person to whom you send the message. 3 Tap the Enter message ﬁeld and begin composing your message. 4 Tap to open the Options menu. Choose from Quick message, Insert smiley, Schedule sending, Add subject and Discard. TIP! You can tap the icon to attach the file, that you want to share with message. 5 Tap Send to send your message. 6 Responses will appear on the screen. As you view and send additional messages, a message thread is created. • • WARNING: The 160-character limit may vary from country to country, depending on the language and how the SMS is coded. If an image, video or audio file is added to an SMS message, it is automatically converted into an MMS message and you are charged accordingly. Threaded box Messages (SMS, MMS) exchanged with another party can be displayed in chronological order so that you can conveniently see an overview of your conversation. 39 Changing your message settings Your phone message settings are pre-defined, so you can send messages immediately. You can change the settings according to your preferences. • Tap the Messaging icon on the Home screen, tap and then tap Settings. 40 E-mail You can use the E-mail application to read emails from services like Gmail. The E-mail application supports the following account types: POP3, IMAP and Exchange. Your service provider or system administrator can provide you with the account settings you need. Managing an email account The first time you open the E-mail application, a set-up wizard opens to help you to set up an email account. After the initial set-up, E-mail displays the contents of your inbox. To add another email account: • Tap > > Apps tab > E-mail >tap > Settings > To change an email account's settings: • Tap > > Apps tab > E-mail > tap > Settings > General settings. To delete an email account: • Tap > > Apps tab > E-mail > tap account to delete > Remove > select Yes. > Settings > tap Add account. > Remove account > Select the Working with account folders Tap > > Apps tab > E-mail > tap and select Folders. Each account has an Inbox, Outbox, Sent and Drafts folder. Depending on the features supported by your account's service provider, you may have additional folders. Composing and sending email To compose and send a message 1 While in the E-mail application, tap the . 2 Enter an address for the message's intended recipient. As you enter text, matching addresses will be proposed from your Contacts. Separate multiple addresses using semicolons. 3 Tap the to add a Cc/Bcc and tap to attach ﬁles, if required. 4 Enter the text of the message. 5 Tap . TIP! When a new email arrives in your Inbox, you will be notified by a sound or vibration. 41 Camera and Video To open the Camera application, tap > > Apps tab > . Getting to know the viewfinder 5 1 6 2 7 3 4 Flash – Choose from Off , On , Auto . Swap camera – Switch between the rear–facing camera lens and the front–facing camera lens. Shot mode – Choose from Auto or Panorama. Settings – Tap this icon to open the settings menu. Gallery – Tap to view the last photo you captured. This enables you to access your gallery and view saved photos while in camera mode. Record – Allows you to start recording. Capture – Allows you to take a photo. NOTE: Please ensure the camera lens is clean before taking pictures. 42 Using the advanced settings In the viewfinder, tap to open the advanced options. You can change the camera settings by scrolling through the list. After selecting the option, tap . Selects photo resolution. If you choose high resolution, file size will increase, which means you will be able to store fewer photos in the memory. To take a photo, say one of the following words: Cheese, Smile, Whiskey, Kimchi or LG. Sets a delay after the capture button is pressed. This is ideal if you want to be in the photo. It is easily used to take better pictures to keeping horizontal and verticals. Opens the help guide to know how a function operates. TIP! • The setting menu is superimposed over the viewfinder, so when you change photo color or quality elements, you will see a preview of the changed image behind the Settings menu. Taking a quick photo 1 Open the Camera application and point the lens toward the subject your want to photograph. 2 Focus boxes will appear in the center of the viewﬁnder screen. You can also tap anywhere on the screen to focus on that spot. 3 When the focus box turns blue, the camera has focused on your subject. 4 Tap to capture the photo. 43 Once you've taken a photo Tap the image thumbnail at the bottom of the Camera screen to view the last photo you took. Tap to edit the photo. Tap to send your photo to others or share it via social network services. Tap to delete the photo. Tap to access Detail, Print, Slideshow, Set as..., Settings, Feedback or Help. TIP! If you have an SNS account set up on your phone, you can share your photo with your SNS community. NOTE: Additional charges may apply when MMS messages are downloaded while roaming. Tap 44 to open all advanced options. Gesture shot Take a picture with hand gesture. To take photo, raise your hand until front camera detects it and a box appears on the screen. Using Panorama mode Allows you to take a picture a long way over a wide area of land. 1 Open the Camera application. 2 > Panorama. 3 4 5 6 Tap to start. Pan your phone slowly to one direction. Fit focus area to blue guideline to take photo. Tap stop button when ﬁnished. 45 Recording a quick video 1 2 3 4 5 Open the Camera application. Holding the phone, point the lens towards the subject you wish to capture in your video. Tap once to start recording. A red light will appear at the top left corner of the viewﬁnder with a timer showing the length of the video. Tap on the screen to stop recording. TIP! – Tap to capture an image during recording a video. – Tap to pause recording a video. From your Gallery Tap > > Apps tab > tap Google folder > Photos. • To view more photos, scroll left or right. • To zoom in or out, double-tap the screen or place two fingers and spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to zoom out). • Tap on video play icon to play the video. 46 Function Knock Code You can unlock the screen when screen is off by taping the correct area and sequence. To activate Knock Code feature 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Settings > Lock screen > Select screen lock > Knock Code. 2 This opens a screen that will guide you through how to select the unlock sequence. You have to create a Backup PIN as a safety measure in case you forget your unlock sequence. KnockON You can turn on/off the screen by just double-tap. Double-tap the center screen quickly to unlock the screen. To lock the screen, double-tap the status bar in any screen (except on the camera viewfinder) or empty area on the Home screen. NOTE: When turning the screen on, make sure you do not cover the proximity sensor. Doing so will turn the screen off immediately after turning it on in order to prevent abnormal turning on in your pocket or bag. 47 Smart Keyboard Smart Keyboard recognizes your keyboard input habit and provide your own keyboard quickly inputting without errors. 48 Utilities Setting your alarm 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Clock > . 2 After you set the alarm, your phone lets you know how much time is left before the alarm will go off. 3 Set Repeat, Snooze duration, Vibration, Alarm sound, Alarm volume, Auto app starter, Puzzle lock and Memo. 4 Tap Save. NOTE: To change alarm settings in the alarm list screen, tap and select Settings. Adding an event to your calendar 1 2 3 4 5 Tap > > Apps tab > Calendar. On the screen, you can ﬁnd the different view types for the Calendar (Day, Week, Month, Year, Agenda). Tap on the date for which you wish to add an event and tap . Tap Event name and enter the event name. Tap Location and enter the location. Check the date and enter the time you wish your event to start and ﬁnish. 6 If you wish to repeat the alarm, set REPEAT and set REMINDERS, if necessary. 7 Tap Save to save the event in the calendar. Google+ Use this application to stay connected with people via Google’s social network service. • Tap > > Apps tab > tap Google folder > Google+. NOTE: This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. 49 Voice Search Use this application to search webpages using voice. 1 Tap > > Apps tab > tap Google folder > Voice Search. 2 Say a keyword or phrase when Speak now appears on the screen. Select one of the suggested keywords that appear. NOTE: This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Downloads Use this application to see what files have been downloaded through the applications. • Tap > > Apps tab > Downloads. NOTE: This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. 50 The Web Chrome Use Chrome to search for information and browse webpages. 1 Tap > > Apps tab > Chrome. NOTE: This application may not be available, depending on your region and service provider. Viewing webpages Tap the Address field, and then enter a web address or search criteria. Opening a page To go to a new page, tab > To go to another webpage, tap New tab. , scroll up or down and tap the page to select it. 51 Settings This section provides an overview of items you can change using your phone's System settings menus. To access the Settings menu: Tap > tap and hold > System settings. - or Tap > > Apps tab > Settings. WIRELESS NETWORKS < Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi – Turns on Wi-Fi to connect to available Wi-Fi networks. TIP! How to obtain the MAC address To set up a connection in some wireless networks with MAC filters, you may need to enter the MAC address of your phone in the router. You can find the MAC address in the following user interface: tap > > Apps tab > Settings > Wi-Fi > > Advanced Wi-Fi > MAC address. < Bluetooth > Turn the Bluetooth wireless feature on or off to use Bluetooth. < Mobile data > Displays the data usage and set mobile data usage limit. < Call > Configure phone call settings such as call forwarding and other special features offered by your carrier. Voicemail – Allows you to select your carrier’s voicemail service. Fixed dialing numbers – Turn on and compile a list of numbers that can be called from your phone. You’ll need your PIN2, which is available from your operator. Only numbers within the fixed dial list can be called from your phone. Incoming voice call pop-up – Display incoming call popup when using camera and videos. Call reject – Allows you to set the call reject function. Choose from Call reject mode or Reject calls from. Decline with message – When you want to reject a call, you can send a quick message using this function. This is useful if you need to reject a call during a meeting. Privacy keeper – Hides the caller name and number for an incoming call. 52 Call forwarding – Choose whether to divert all calls when the line is busy, when there is no answer or when you have no signal. Auto answer – Set the time before a connected hands-free device automatically answers an incoming call. Choose from Disable, 1 second, 3 seconds, and 5 seconds. Connection vibration – Vibrates your phone when the other party answers the call. Save unknown numbers – Add unknown numbers to contacts after a call. Power key ends call – Allows you to select your end call. Call barring – Lock incoming, outgoing or international calls. Call duration – View the duration of calls including Last call, Outgoing calls, Incoming calls and All calls. Additional call settings – Allows you to change the following settings: Caller ID: Choose whether to display your number in an outgoing call. Call waiting: If call waiting is activated, the handset will notify you of an incoming call while you are on a call (depending on your network provider). < Share & connect > NFC – Your phone is an NFC-enabled mobile phone. NFC (Near Field Communication) is a wireless connectivity technology that enables two-way communication between electronic devices. It operates over a distance of a few centimeters. You can share your content with an NFC tag or another NFC support device by simply tapping it with your device. If you tap an NFC tag with your device, it will display the tag content on your device. To switch NFC on or off: From the Home screen, touch and slide the notification panel down with your finger, then select the NFC icon to turn it on. NOTE: When airplane mode is activated, the NFC application can be used. Android Beam – When this feature is turned on, you can beam app content to another NFC-capable device by holding the devices close together. Just bring the device together(typically back to back) and then tap your screen. The app determines what gets beamed. < Tethering & networks > USB tethering – Connect the USB cable to share the internet connection with the computer. Wi-Fi hotspot – You can also use your phone to provide a mobile broadband connection. Create a hotspot and share your connection. Bluetooth tethering – Allows you to set your phone whether you are sharing the Internet connection or not. Help – Tap to view help information on the Wi-Fi hotspot and Bluetooth tethering functions. Airplane mode – After switching to Airplane mode, all wireless connections are disabled. 53 NOTE: You must set a lock screen PIN, Pattern or password before you can use credential storage. Mobile networks – Set options for data roaming, network mode & operators, access point names (APNs) etc. VPN – Displays the list of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) that you've previously configured. Allows you to add different types of VPNs. DEVICE < Sound > Sound profile – Choose Sound, Vibrate only or Silent. Volumes – Adjust the phone's volume settings to suit your needs and your environment. Ringtone – Set the ringtone for calls. Notification sound – Allows you to set the sound for notifications. Ringtone with vibration – Checkmark to set the phone to vibrate in addition to the ringtone when you receive calls. Vibration type – Allows you to choose the type of vibration. Sound effect – Tap to set the dial pad touch tones, touch sounds, and screen lock sound. Dial pad touch tones – Checkmark to play tones while using dial pad. Touch sounds – Checkmark to play sound when making screen selection. Screen lock sound – Checkmark to play sound when locking and unlocking the screen. Message/call voice notifications – To read out the incoming call and the message event automatically. < Display > Brightness – Adjusts the brightness of the screen. For best battery performance, use the dimmest comfortable brightness. Screen timeout – Sets the amount of time before the screen times out. Screen-off effect – Sets the screen-off effect. Choose from Retro TV, Black hole, and Fade out. Auto-rotate screen – Checkmark to set the phone to automatically rotate the screen based on the phone orientation (portrait or landscape). Daydream – Tap the Daydream switch to toggle it On or Off. On allows the set screensaver to be displayed when the phone is sleeping while docked and/or charging. Choose from Clock and Google Photos. Font type – Sets the type of font used for the phone and menus. Font size – Sets the size of the font displayed in the phone and menus. 54 < Home screen > Set the Wallpaper, Screen swipe effect, Allow Home screen looping, Home backup & restore, Help. < Lock screen > Select screen lock – Set a screen lock type to secure your phone. Opens a set of screens that guide you through drawing a screen unlock pattern. Set None, Swipe, Face Unlock, Knock Code, Pattern, PIN or Password. If you have enabled a Pattern lock type when you turn on your phone or wake up the screen, you will be asked to draw your unlock pattern to unlock the screen. NOTE: Screen swipe effect becomes Pattern effect if the screen lock is set to Pattern. Wallpaper – Sets your Lock screen wallpaper. Widgets – This menu allows you to show widgets on the Lock screen. Missed calls & new messages – Checkmark to show notifications of missed calls and new messages on Lock screen. Shortcuts – Allows you to change the shortcuts on the Swipe Lock screen. Contact info for lost phone – Select whether to display the owner information on the lock screen and customize the owner information. Lock timer – Sets the amount of time before the screen automatically locks after the screen has timed-out. Power button instantly locks – Checkmark to instantly lock the screen when the Power/Lock Key is pressed. This setting overrides the Security lock timer setting. < Gestures > Silence incoming calls – Checkmark to enable you to flip the phone to silence incoming calls. Snooze or stop alarm – Checkmark to enable you to simply flip the device to snooze or stop the alarm. Help – Opens a help guide on how to use the Gestures features of your device. Motion sensor calibration – Allows you to improve the accuracy of the tilt and speed of the sensor. < Storage > INTERNAL STORAGE – View the internal storage usage. SD CARD – Check total available SD card space. Touch Unmount SD card for safe removal. Erase SD card if you want to delete all data from the SD card. 55 < Battery > BATTERY INFORMATION The Battery charge information is displayed on a battery graphic along with the percentage of the remaining charge and its status. Touch the Battery charge icon to display the Battery use screen to see battery usage level and battery use details. It displays which components and applications are using the most battery power. Tap one of the entries to see more detailed information. Battery percentage on status bar – Checkmark to display the battery level percentage on the Status Bar next to the battery icon. BATTERY SAVER Tap the Battery saver switch to toggle it On or Off. Tap Battery saver to access the following settings: Battery saver – Sets the battery charge percent level that will automatically turn on Battery saver. Choose from Immediately, 10% battery, 20% battery, 30% battery, and 50% battery. Help – Tap to view help information on the battery saver tips. < Apps > View and manage your applications. < Default message app > Set Messaging or Hangouts as default app. PERSONAL < Accounts & sync > Permits applications to synchronize data in the background, whether or not you are actively working in them. Deselecting this setting can save battery power and lower (but not eliminate) data usage. < Location > Turn on location service, your phone determines your approximate location using GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks. Mode – Set the location mode from High accuracy (GPS and networks), Battery saving (Networks only) and Device sensors only (GPS only). < Security > Encrypt phone – Allows you to encrypt data on the phone for security. Each time you turn on your phone, it will request to enter a PIN or password to decrypt. 56 Set up SIM card lock – Set up SIM card lock or change the SIM card PIN. Password typing visible – Show the last character of the hidden password as you type. Phone administrators – View or deactivate phone administrators. Unknown sources – Default setting to install non-Play store applications. Verify apps – Disallow or warn before installation of apps that may cause harm. Notification access – Checkmark to enable the Lock screen to read your notifications. Storage type - Display the storage type. Trusted credentials – Display trusted CA certificates. Install from storage – Choose to install encrypted certificates. Clear credentials – Remove all certificates. < Language & input > Use the Language & input settings to select the language for the text on your phone and to configure the on-screen keyboard, including words you've added to its dictionary. < Backup & reset > Change the settings for managing your settings and data. Back up my data – Set to backup your settings and application data to the Google server. Backup account – Set to backup your account. Automatic restore – Set to restore your settings and application data when the applications are reinstalled on your device. Factory data reset – Reset your settings to the factory default values and delete all your data. If you reset the phone this way, you are prompted to re-enter the same information as when you first started Android. SYSTEM < Shortcut key > Get quick access to apps by pressing and holding the volume keys when screen is off or locked. < Date & time > Use Date & time settings to set how dates will be displayed. You can also use these settings to set your own time and time zone rather than obtaining the current time from the mobile network. < Accessibility > Use the Accessibility settings to configure accessibility plug-ins you have installed on your phone. 57 < Printing > Allows you to print the content of certain screens (such as web pages displayed in Chrome) to a printer connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Android device. < About phone > View legal information and check your phone status and software version. 58 Phone software update Phone software update LG Mobile phone software update from the Internet For more information about using this function, please visit http://www.lg.com/common/index.jsp select your country and language. This feature allows you to conveniently update the firmware on your phone to a newer version from the Internet without needing to visit a service center. This feature will only be available if and when LG makes a newer firmware version available for your device. Because the mobile phone firmware update requires the user's full attention for the duration of the update process, please make sure you check all instructions and notes that appear at each step before proceeding. Please note that removing the USB data cable during the upgrade may seriously damage your mobile phone. NOTE: LG reserves the right to make firmware updates available only for selected models at its own discretion and does not guarantee the availability of the newer version of the firmware for all handset models. LG Mobile Phone software update via Over-the-Air (OTA) This feature allows you to conveniently update your phone's software to a newer version via OTA, without connecting using a USB data cable. This feature will only be available if and when LG makes a newer firmware version available for your device. You should first check the software version on your mobile phone: Settings > About phone > Update Center > Software Update > Check now for update. NOTE: Your personal data from internal phone storage—including information about your Google account and any other accounts, your system/application data and settings, any downloaded applications and your DRM licence—might be lost in the process of updating your phone's software. Therefore, LG recommends that you backup your personal data before updating your phone's software. LG does not take responsibility for any loss of personal data. NOTE: This feature depends on your network service provider, region and country. 59 About this user guide About this user guide • • • • • • • Before using your device, please carefully read this manual. This will ensure that you use your phone safely and correctly. Some of the images and screenshots provided in this guide may appear differently on your phone. Your content may differ from the final product, or from software supplied by service providers or carriers, This content may be subject to change without prior notice. For the latest version of this manual, please visit the LG website at www.lg.com. Your phone's applications and their functions may vary by country, region, or hardware specifications. LG cannot be held liable for any performance issues resulting from the use of applications developed by providers other than LG. LG cannot be held liable for performance or incompatibility issues resulting from registry settings being edited or operating system software being modified. Any attempt to customize your operating system may cause the device or its applications to not work as they should. Software, audio, wallpaper, images, and other media supplied with your device are licensed for limited use. If you extract and use these materials for commercial or other purposes, you may be infringing copyright laws. As a user, you are fully and entirely responsible for the illegal use of media. Additional charges may be applied for data services, such as messaging, uploading and downloading, autosyncing, or using location services. To avoid additional charges, select a data plan that is suitable for your needs. Contact your service provider to obtain additional details. Trademarks • • LG and the LG logo are registered trademarks of LG Electronics. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. Notice: Open Source Software To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL, MPL and other open source licences, please visit http://opensource.lge.com/ All referred licence terms, disclaimers and notices are available for download with the source code. 60 Accessories These accessories are available for use with the your phone. (Items described below may be optional.) Travel adaptor Stereo headset Quick Start Guide Data cable Battery NOTE: • Always use genuine LG accessories. • Failure to do this may void your warranty. • Accessories may vary in different regions. 61 Troubleshooting This chapter lists some problems you might encounter when using your phone. Some problems require you to call your service provider, but most are easy to fix yourself. Message SIM card error No network connection/ Dropped network Codes do not match Possible causes Possible corrective measures There is no SIM card in the phone or it is inserted incorrectly. Make sure that the SIM card is correctly inserted. Signal is weak or you are outside the carrier network. Move toward a window or into an open area. Check the network operator coverage map. Operator applied new services. Check whether the SIM card is more than 6~12 months old. If so, change your SIM card at your network provider's nearest branch. Contact your service provider. To change a security code, you will need to confirm the new code by re-entering it. If you forget the code, contact your service provider. The two codes you have entered do not match. No applications can be set 62 Not supported by service provider or registration required. Contact your service provider. Message Calls not available Phone cannot be switched on Charging error Possible causes Possible corrective measures Dialling error New network not authorized. New SIM card inserted. Check for new restrictions. Pre-paid charge limit reached. Contact service provider or reset limit with PIN2. On/Off key pressed too briefly. Press the On/Off key for at least two seconds. Battery is not charged. Charge battery. Check the charging indicator on the display. Battery is not charged. Charge battery. Outside temperature is too hot or cold. Make sure phone is charging at a normal temperature. Contact problem Check the charger and its connection to the phone. No voltage Plug the charger into a different socket. Charger defective Replace the charger. Wrong charger Use only original LG accessories. 63 Message 64 Possible causes Possible corrective measures Number not allowed The Fixed dialling number function is on. Check the Settings menu and turn the function off. Impossible to receive / send SMS & photos Memory full Delete some messages from your phone. Files do not open Unsupported file format Check the supported file formats. The screen does not turn on when I receive a call. Proximity sensor problem If you use a protection tape or case, make sure it has not covered the area around the proximity sensor. Make sure that the area around the proximity sensor is clean. No sound Vibration mode Check the settings status in the sound menu to make sure you are not in vibration or silent mode. Hangs up or freezes Intermittent software problem Try to perform a software update via the website. FAQ Category Sub-Category Question Answer BT Bluetooth Devices What are the functions available via Bluetooth You can connect a Bluetooth audio device such as a Stereo/Mono headset or Car Kit. Also, when the FTP server is connected to a compatible device, you can share content stored on the storage media. Data Contacts Backup How can I backup Contacts? The Contacts data can be synchronized between your phone and Gmail™. Data Synchronization Is it possible to set up Only two-way synchronization is available. one-way sync with Gmail? Data Synchronization Is it possible to synchronize all email folders? The Inbox is automatically synchronized. You can view other folders by tapping and select Folders to choose a folder. Google™ Service Gmail Log-In Do I have to log into Gmail whenever I want to access Gmail? Once you have logged into Gmail, no need to log into Gmail again. Google™ Service Google Account Is it possible to filter emails? No, email filtering is not supported via the phone. Phone Function E-mail What happens when I execute another application while writing an email? Your email will automatically be saved as a draft. 65 Category Sub-Category Phone Function Ringtone Question Is there a file size limitation for when I want to use There is no file size limitation. MP3 file as ringtone? My phone does not Phone display the time of receipt Function for messages older than Message Time 24 hrs. How can I change this? 66 Answer You will only be able to see the times for messages received the same day. Phone Function Navigation Is it possible to install another navigation application on my phone? Any application that is available at Play Store™ and is compatible with the hardware can be installed and used. Phone Function Synchronisation Is it possible to synchronize my contacts from all my email accounts? Only Gmail and MS Exchange server (company email server) contacts can be synchronized. Phone Function Wait and Pause Is it possible to save a contact with Wait and Pause in the numbers? If you transferred a contact with the W & P functions saved into the number, you will not be able to use those features. You will need to re-save each number. How to save with Wait and Pause: 1. From the Home screen, tap the Phone icon . 2. Dial the number, then tap . 3. Tap Add 2-sec pause or Add wait. Phone Function Security What are the phone’s security functions? You are able to set the phone to require that an Unlock Pattern be entered before the phone can be accessed or used. Category Sub-Category Phone Function Unlock Pattern Question How do I create the Unlock Pattern? Answer 1. From the Home screen, tap and hold the Recent Key . 2. Tap System settings > Lock screen. 3. Tap Select screen lock > Pattern. The first time you do this, a short tutorial about creating an Unlock Pattern will appear. 4. Set up by drawing your pattern once, and once again for confirmation. Precautions to take when using the pattern lock. It is very important to remember the unlock pattern you set. You will not be able to access your phone if you use an incorrect pattern five times. You have five chances to enter your unlock pattern, PIN, password or Knock Code. If you have used all 5 opportunities, you can try again after 30 seconds. (Or, if you preset the backup PIN, you can use the backup PIN code to unlock the pattern.) 67 Category Sub-Category 68 Question Answer Phone Function Unlock Pattern If you have forgotten your pattern: If you logged into your Google account on the phone but failed to enter the correct pattern 5 times, tap the forgot pattern button. You are then required to log in with What should I do if I forget your Google account to unlock your phone. If you have not created a Google account on the unlock pattern and I the phone or you have forgotten it, you will didn’t create my Google have to perform a hard reset. account on the phone? Caution: If you perform a factory reset, all user applications and user data will be deleted. Please remember to backup any important data before performing a factory reset. Phone Function Memory Will I know when my memory is full? Yes, you will receive a notification. Phone Function Language Support Is it possible to change my phone's language? The phone has multilingual capabilities. To change the language: 1. From the Home screen, tap and hold the Recent Key and tap System settings. 2. Tap Language & input > Language. 3. Tap the desired language. Phone Function VPN How do I set up a VPN? VPN access configuration is different for each company. To configure VPN access from your phone, you must obtain the details from your company’s network administrator. Category Sub-Category Phone Function Screen time out Question Answer 1. From the Home screen, tap and hold the My screen turns off after Recent Key . only 15 seconds. How 2. Tap System settings > Display. can I change the amount 3. Tap Screen timeout. of time for the backlight to 4. Tap the preferred screen backlight timeout turn off? time. When using data, your phone may default to the Wi-Fi connection (if Wi-Fi connectivity on your phone is set to On). However, there will be no notification when your phone switches from one to the other. To know which data connection is being used, view the mobile network or Wi-Fi icon at the top of your screen. Phone Function Wi-Fi & mobile network When Wi-Fi and mobile network are both available, which service will my phone use? Phone Function Home screen Yes. Just touch and hold the icon until the Is it possible to remove an dustbin icon appears at the top right hand application from the Home side of the screen. Then, without lifting your screen? finger, drag the icon to the trash can. Phone Function Application I downloaded an application and it causes a lot of errors. How do I remove it? 1. From the Home screen, tap and hold the Recent Key . 2. Tap System settings > Apps > DOWNLOADED. 3. Tap the application, then tap Uninstall. Phone Function Charger Is it possible to charge my Yes, the phone will be charged by the USB phone using a USB data cable regardless of whether the necessary cable without installing the drivers are installed or not. necessary USB driver? Phone Function Alarm Can I use music files for my alarm? Yes. In the Alarm clock setting, select the song as the Alarm sound. 69 Category Sub-Category Answer Phone Function Alarm Will my alarm be audible if No, this is not supported. the phone is turned off? Phone Function Alarm If my ringer volume is set Your alarm is programmed to be audible to Off or Vibrate, will I hear even in these scenarios. my alarm? Recovery Solution Hard Reset (Factory Reset) 70 Question How can I perform a factory reset if I can’t access the phone’s setting menu? If your phone does not restore to its original condition, use a hard reset (factory reset) to initialize it. 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