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USER GUIDE
LG-SP320
Copyright ©2017 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
MFL69921001 (1.0)
www.lg.com
About this user guide
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Thank you for choosing this LG product. Please carefully read this
user guide before using the device for the first time to ensure safe
and proper use.
• Always use genuine LG accessories. The supplied items are
designed only for this device and may not be compatible with
other devices.
• This device is not suitable for people who have a visual impairment
due to the touchscreen keyboard.
• Descriptions are based on the device default settings.
• Default apps on the device are subject to updates, and support for
these apps may be withdrawn without prior notice. If you have any
questions about an app provided with the device, please contact
an LG Service Center. For user-installed apps, please contact the
relevant service provider.
• Modifying the device’s operating system or installing software
from unofficial sources may damage the device and lead to data
corruption or data loss. Such actions will violate your LG license
agreement and avoid your warranty.
• Some content and illustrations may differ from your device,
depending on the area, service provider, software version, or OS
version, and are subject to change without prior notice.
• 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 responsible for
the illegal use of media.
• Additional charges may incur for data services, such as messaging,
uploading, downloading, auto-syncing and location services. To
avoid additional charges, select a data plan suitable to your needs.
Contact your service provider to obtain additional details.
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Instructional notices
WARNING: Situations that could cause injury to the user and third
parties.
CAUTION: Situations that may cause minor injury or damage to the
device.
NOTE: Notices or additional information.

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Table of contents
01
02
Custom-designed
Features
Basic Functions
6
Multi-tasking feature
7
quick share
8QuickMemo+
10QSlide
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14
16
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19
20
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25
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36
37
37
43
Product components and
accessories
Parts overview
Turning the power on or off
Installing the SIM card
Inserting the memory card
Removing the memory card
Charging the battery
Touch screen
Home screen
Screen lock
Memory card encryption
Taking screenshots
Entering text
Do not disturb
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03
04
Useful Apps
Phone Settings
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71Settings
72Networks
81Sound
82Display
83General
Installing and uninstalling
apps
46 App trash
47Phone
50Messaging
56Camera
63Clock
64Calculator
64Downloads
64 Emergency Alert
65 File Manager
65 Audio Recorder
66Contacts
68 Google apps
05
Appendix
93 Phone software update
95FAQ
99 Anti-Theft Guide
100 More information
06
For Your Safety
07
LIMITED WARRANTY
STATEMENT
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01
Custom-designed
Features
Multi-tasking feature
Multi-Window
You can use two apps at the same time by separating the screen into
multiple windows.
While using an app, touch and hold from the Home touch buttons,
then select an app from the recently-used apps list.
• You can use two apps at the same time.
• To stop the Multi-Window feature, touch and hold .
• The Multi-Window feature is not supported by some apps,
including downloaded apps.
Overview screen
The Overview screen provides a preview of your recently-used apps.
To view the list of recently-used apps, tap on the Home touch
buttons.
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• Touch and hold an app and drag it to the top of the screen to start
the app with the Multi-Window feature. You can also tap at the
top of each app preview.
quick share
You can share a photo or video using a desired app immediately after
taking it.
, then take a photo or record a video.
1 Tap
2 Tap the app icon that appears on the screen to share it using that
app.
You can also swipe the icon towards the opposite direction to see
what other apps you can use to share your photos and videos.
quick share icon
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• The app displayed by the quick share icon may vary, depending
on the type and frequency of access to the apps installed on the
device.
QuickMemo+
QuickMemo+ overview
You can make creative notes by using a variety of options on
this advanced notepad feature, such as image management and
screenshots, which are not supported by the conventional notepad.
Creating a note
1 Tap
2 Tap
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Essentials QuickMemo+.
to create a note.
: Save a note.
: Tap to undo the most recent action.
: Tap to redo the most recently deleted action.
: Enter a note by using the keypad.
: Write notes by hand.
: Erase handwritten notes.
: Zoom in or out, rotate or erase the parts of a handwritten note.
: Access additional options.
3 Tap
to save the note.
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Writing notes on a photo
1 Tap
2 Tap
Essentials QuickMemo+.
Insert
to insert an existing photo or
to take
a new photo.
from the QuickMemo+ home screen to take a new
Or tap
photo.
• The photo is automatically attached into the notepad.
3 Tap
or to write notes on the photo.
• Write notes by hand on the photo.
• Enter text below the photo.
4 Tap
to save the note.
Writing notes on a screenshot
1 While viewing the screen you want to capture, drag the status bar
downwards and then tap .
• The screenshot appears as the notepad background theme.
Memo tools appear at the top of the screen.
2 Take notes as desired.
• Write notes by hand on the photo.
3 Tap and save the notes to the desired location.
• Saved notes can be viewed in either QuickMemo+ or Gallery.
• To save notes in the same location all the time, select the Use
as default app checkbox and select an app.
Managing folders
You can view notes grouped by the type of the notes.
Essentials QuickMemo+.
1 Tap
At
the
top
of the screen, tap
and select a menu item:
2
• All memos: View all notes saved in QuickMemo+.
• My memos: View notes created by QuickMemo+.
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• Capture+: View notes created by .
• Photo memos: View notes created by .
• Trash: View deleted notes.
• New category: Add categories.
• : Rearrange, add or delete categories. To change the name of
a category, tap the category.
• Some folders do not appear when launching QuickMemo+ for
the first time. Disabled folders are enabled and appear when they
contain at least one related note.
QSlide
The QSlide function enables an overlay window on your phone’s
display for easy multi-tasking. The overlay window can be moved,
resized, or made transparent. QSlide windows can be opened directly
from the apps that support the QSlide function. They are Video,
Phone, Contacts, Calendar, Email, and File Manager.
To open a QSlide window
• While using an app that supports QSlide, tap , then tap QSlide.
• You can add the QSlide icon to the Home touch buttons bar to
allow you to easily use QSlide.
1 Tap
Settings Display Home touch buttons Button
combination.
2 Drag the QSlide icon
buttons.
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on the bar to add it to the Home touch
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Using QSlide
The QSlide function opens the associated app in a window in the
foreground, allowing you to access other apps in the background. It’s
displayed continuously on the screen until you close it.
•
•
•
•
: Tap to return to full window view.
: Slide to adjust the transparency.
: Tap to exit the QSlide function.
: Drag to adjust the size of the QSlide window.
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02
Basic Functions
Product components and
accessories
The following items are included with your device.
• Device
• Ejection pin
• USB cable
• Charger
• Important Information Booklet
• The items supplied with the device and any available accessories
may vary depending on the area and service provider.
• Always use genuine LG Electronics accessories. Using accessories
made by other manufacturers may affect your device's call
performance or cause malfunctions. This may not be covered by
LG's repair service.
• If any of these basic items are missing, contact the dealer from
which you purchased your device.
• To purchase additional basic items, contact an LG Customer Service
Center.
• To purchase optional items, contact an LG Customer Service Center
for available dealers.
• Some items in the product box are subject to change without
notice.
• The appearance and specifications of your device are subject to
change without notice.
• Device specifications may vary depending on the area or service
provider.
• Be sure to use authentic accessories provided by LG Electronics.
Using third-party accessories may damage the device or cause
malfunctions.
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Parts overview
Earpiece
Proximity/Ambient
light sensor
Front camera
Microphone
Flash
Touch screen
SIM/microSD Card
tray
Headset jack
Microphone
Rear camera
Flash
Power/Lock key
Volume keys (+/-)
Speaker
Charger/USB port
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• Proximity/Ambient light sensor
-- Proximity sensor: During a call, the proximity sensor turns off
the screen and disables touch functionality when the device is
in close proximity to the human body. It turns the screen back
on and enables touch functionality when the device is outside a
specific range.
-- Ambient light sensor: The ambient light sensor analyzes the
ambient light intensity when the auto-brightness control mode
is turned on.
• Volume keys
-- Adjust the volume for ringtones, calls or notifications.
-- While using the Camera, gently press a Volume key to take a
photo. To take continuous shots of photos, press and hold the
Volume key.
-- Press the Volume Down (-) key twice to launch the Camera app
when the screen is locked or turned off. Press the Volume Up (+)
key twice to launch Capture+.
• Power/Lock key
-- Briefly press the key when you want to turn the screen on or off.
-- Press and hold the key when you want to select a power control
option.
• Some functions may be restricted for access, depending on the
device specifications.
• Do not put heavy objects on the device or sit on it. Doing so may
damage the touch screen.
• Screen-protective film or accessories may interfere with the
proximity sensor.
• If your device is wet or is being used in a humid place, the touch
screen or buttons may not function properly.
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Turning the power on or off
Turning the power on
When the power is turned off, press and hold the Power/Lock key.
• When the device is turned on for the first time, initial configuration
takes place. The first booting time for the smart phone may be
longer than usual.
• A soft reset may be used to reset the device if the screen freezes,
or the buttons, touch screen, or device are no longer responding. To
perform a soft reset of your phone, simply press & hold the Volume
Down and Power keys until the device restart.
Turning the power off
Press and hold the Power/Lock key, then select Power off.
Power control options
Press and hold the Power/Lock key, then select an option.
• Power off: Turn off the device.
• Power off and restart: Restart the device.
• Turn on Airplane mode: Block telecommunication-related
functions, including making phone calls, messaging and browsing
the Internet. Other functions remain available.
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Installing the SIM card
Insert the SIM card provided by the device service provider to start
using your device.
• Be careful with the ejection pin since it has a sharp edge.
• Do not insert a memory card into the SIM card slot. If a memory
card happens to be lodged in the SIM card slot, take the device to a
LG Service Center to remove the memory card.
1 Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the card tray.
2 Pull out the card tray.
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3 Put the SIM card on the card tray with the gold-colored contacts
facing downwards.
4 Insert the card tray back into the slot.
• This device supports only Nano SIM cards.
• For problem-free performance, it is recommended to use the phone
with the correct type of SIM card.
Precautions when using the SIM card
• Do not lose your SIM card. LG is not responsible for damage and
other issues caused by loss or transfer of a SIM card.
• Be careful not to damage the SIM card when you insert or remove
it.
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Inserting the memory card
The device can support up to a 2 TB microSD card. Depending on the
memory card manufacturer and type, some memory card may not be
compatible with your device.
• It is recommended to use exFAT file system when using external
memory more than 32GB.
• Some memory cards may not be fully compatible with the device.
If you use an incompatible card, it may damage the device or the
memory card, or corrupt the data stored in it.
1 Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the card tray.
2 Pull out the card tray.
3 Put the memory card on the card tray with the gold-colored
contacts facing downwards.
Memory card
(optional-sold separately)
SIM card
4 Insert the card tray back into the slot.
• The memory card is an optional item and is sold separately.
• Frequent writing and erasing of data may shorten the memory card
lifespan.
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Removing the memory card
Unmount the memory card before removing it for safety.
Settings General Storage
.
1 Tap
2 Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the card tray.
3 Remove the back cover and pull out the memory card.
• Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring
or accessing information. This may cause data to be lost or
corrupted, or may damage the memory card or the device. LG is not
responsible for losses that result from the abuse or improper use of
memory cards, including the loss of data.
Charging the battery
Before using the device, fully charge the battery.
Connect one end of the charging cable to the charger, insert the
other end of the cable into the cable port, and then plug the charger
into a power socket.
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• Make sure to use the USB cable provided with your device.
• Make sure to use an LG-approved charger and charging cable.
Charging the battery with a third-party charger may cause the
battery to explode or may damage the device.
• Your device has an internal rechargeable battery. For your safety, do
not remove the embedded battery.
• Using the device when it is charging may cause electric shock. To
use the device, stop charging it.
• Remove the charger from the power socket after the device is fully
charged. This prevents unnecessary power consumption.
• A charging adapter that supports fast charging is included with the
product.
• The fast charging feature may not work if a fast charging adapter
other than the genuine adapter provided with the product is used.
• Another way to charge the battery is by connecting a USB cable
between the device and a desktop or laptop computer. This may
take a longer time than plugging the adapter to a wall outlet.
• Do not charge the battery by using a USB hub that is unable to
maintain the rated voltage. Charging may fail or unintentionally
stop.
Precautions when using the device
• Ensure that the inside of the device does not make contact with a
metallic object or water.
• Make sure to use the USB cable provided; do not use third party
USB cables or chargers with your device. The LG limited warranty
does not cover the use of third party accessories.
• Failure to follow the instructions in this guide and improper use
may damage the device.
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Using the battery efficiently
Battery lifespan may decrease if you keep many apps and functions
running simultaneously and continuously.
Cancel background operations to increase battery life.
To minimize battery consumption, follow these tips:
• Turn off the Bluetooth or Wi-Fi network function when not
using them.
• Set the screen timeout to as short a time as possible.
• Minimize the screen brightness.
• Set a screen lock when the device is not in use.
• Check the battery usage details and close any downloaded apps
that are draining the battery.
Touch screen
You can familiarize yourself with how to control your device by using
touch screen gestures.
Tapping
Lightly tap with your fingertip to select or run an app or option.
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Touching and holding
Touch and hold for several seconds to display a menu with available
options.
Double-tapping
Tap twice quickly to zoom in or out on a web page or map.
Dragging
Touch an item, such as an app or widget, then move your finger to
another location in a controlled motion. You can use this gesture to
move an item.
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Swiping
Touch the screen with your finger and move it quickly without
pausing. You can use this gesture to scroll through a list, a web page,
photos, screens, and more.
Pinching and spreading
Pinch two fingers to zoom out such as on a photo or map. To zoom in,
spread your fingers apart.
• Do not expose the touch screen to excessive physical shock. You
might damage the touch sensor.
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• A touch screen failure may occur if you use the device near a
magnetic, metallic or conductive material.
• If you use the device under bright lights, such as direct sunlight,
the screen may not be visible, depending on your position. Use the
device in a shady location or a location with an ambient light that is
not too bright and bright enough to read books.
• Do not press the screen with excessive force.
• Gently tap with your fingertip on the option you want.
• The touch control may not work properly if you tap while wearing a
glove or by using the tip of your fingernail.
• The touch control may not work properly if the screen is moist or
wet.
• The touch screen may not function properly if a screen-protective
film or accessory purchased from a third party store is attached to
the device.
Home screen
Home screen overview
The Home screen is the starting point for accessing various functions
and apps on your device. Tap on any screen to directly go to the
Home screen.
You can manage all apps and widgets on the Home screen. Swipe the
screen left or right to view all installed apps at a glance.
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Home screen layout
You can view all apps and organize widgets and folders on the Home
screen.
Status bar
Weather widget
Google search widget
Folder
Page icon
Quick access area
Home touch buttons
• The Home screen may vary, depending on the service provider or
software version.
• Status bar: View status icons, the time and the battery level.
• Weather widget: View the weather information and time for a
specific area.
• Google search widget: Perform a Google search by inputting
spoken or written keywords.
• Folder: Create folders to group apps by your preferences.
• Page icon: Display the total number of Home screen canvases.
Tap the desired page icon to go to the page you selected. The icon
reflecting the current canvas will be highlighted.
• Quick access area: Fix main apps at the bottom of the screen so
that they can be accessed from any Home screen canvas.
• Home touch buttons
-- : Return to the previous screen. Close the keypad or pop-up
windows.
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--
: Tap to go to the Home screen. To launch Google search,
touch and hold.
-- : Tap to view a list of recently used apps or run an app from
the list. To delete all the recently used apps, tap CLEAR ALL. To
use two apps at the same time with the Multi-Window feature,
touch and hold the button while using an app.
Editing the Home touch buttons
You can rearrange the Home touch buttons or add frequently used
functions to the Home touch buttons area.
Settings Display Home touch buttons Button
Tap
combination and customize the settings.
• Several functions, including QSlide, Notification and Capture+ are
provided. A maximum of two items can be added.
Status icons
When there is a notification for an unread message, calendar event
or alarm, the status bar displays the corresponding notification icon.
Check your device's status by viewing notification icons displayed on
the status bar.
No signal
4G LTE Data Service
Alarm is set
Vibrate mode is on
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Bluetooth is on
Connected to a computer via USB
Battery level
Airplane mode is on
Missed calls
Wi-Fi is connected
Mute mode is on
GPS is on
Hotspot is on
No SIM card
• Some of these icons may appear differently or may not appear at
all, depending on the device's status. Refer to the icons according to
the actual environment in which you are using the device.
• Displayed icons may vary, depending on the area or service provider.
Notifications panel
You can open the notifications panel by dragging the status bar
downward on the main screen.
• To open the quick access icons list, drag the notifications panel
downwards or tap .
• To rearrange, add, or remove icons, tap EDIT.
• If you touch and hold the icon, the settings screen for the
corresponding function appears.
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EDIT
Switching the screen orientation
You can set the screen orientation to automatically switch, according
to the device's physical orientation.
On the notification panel, tap Rotation from the quick access icon list.
Settings Display and activate Auto-rotate
You can also tap
screen.
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Editing the Home screen
On the Home screen, touch and hold on an empty space, then select
the desired action from below.
• To rearrange the Home screen canvases, touch and hold on a
canvas, then drag it to a desired location.
• To add a widget to the Home screen, touch and hold on a blank
area of the Home screen, then select Widgets.
• To change a theme, touch and hold on a blank area of the Home
screen, then select Theme.
• To configure the Home screen settings, touch and hold on a blank
area of the Home screen, then select Home screen settings. See
Home screen settings for details.
• To view or reinstall the uninstalled apps, touch and hold on a blank
area of the Home screen, then select App trash.
Viewing the background theme
You can view only the background image by hiding the apps and
widgets on the Home screen.
Spread two fingers apart on the Home screen.
• To return to the original screen, which displays apps and widgets,
pinch your fingers on the Home screen or tap .
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Moving apps on the Home screen
On the Home screen, touch and hold an app, then drag it to a desired
location.
• To keep frequently used apps at the bottom of the Home screen,
touch and hold an app, then drag it to the quick access area at the
bottom.
• To remove an icon from the quick access area, drag the icon to the
Home screen.
Using folders from the Home screen
Creating folders
On the Home screen, touch and hold an app, then drag it over
another app.
• A new folder is created and the apps are added to the folder.
Editing folders
On the Home screen, tap a folder and do one of the following actions.
• To edit the folder name and color, tap the folder name.
• To add apps, touch and hold an app, then drag it over the folder
and release it.
• To remove an app from the folder, touch and hold the app and drag
it to outside the folder. If there is only one app remaining in the
folder, the folder is removed automatically.
• You can also add or remove apps after tapping in the folder.
Home screen settings
You can customize Home screen settings.
Settings Display Home screen.
1 Tap
Customize
the following settings:
2
• Select Home: Select a Home screen mode.
• Wallpaper: Change the Home screen background wallpaper.
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• Screen swipe effect: Select an effect to apply when the Home
screen canvas switches.
• Icon shape: Choose the desired icon shape on the Home
screen.
• Sort apps by: Set how apps are sorted on the Home screen.
• Grid: Change the app arrangement mode for the Home screen.
• Hide apps: Select apps you want to hide from the Home screen.
• Continuous loop: Turn this on to loop back to the first screen
after the last screen when swiping across the Home screen.
• Search: Turn this on to access the Search feature simply by
swiping down on the Home screen.
Screen lock
Screen lock overview
Your device's screen turns off and locks itself if you press the Power/
Lock key. This also happens after the device is left idle for a specified
period of time.
If you press the Power/Lock key when a screen lock is not set, the
Home screen appears immediately.
To ensure security and prevent unwanted access to your device, set a
screen lock.
• Screen lock prevents unnecessary touch input on the device
screen and reduces battery consumption. We recommend that you
activate the screen lock while not using the device.
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Setting a screen lock
There are several options available for configuring the screen lock
settings.
1 Tap
Settings Display Lock screen Select screen lock
and then select the method you prefer.
2 Choose one of the following settings:
• None: Deactivate the screen lock function.
• Swipe: Swipe on the screen to unlock the screen.
• Knock Code: Tap the spaces of the screen in accordance with a
pattern to unlock the screen.
• Pattern: Draw a pattern to unlock the screen.
• PIN: Enter a numeric password to unlock the screen.
• Password: Enter an alphanumeric password to unlock the
screen.
• If you incorrectly attempt to unlock the device 5 times, the screen
is blocked for 30 seconds.
Secure start-up settings
For additional security for your device, you can enable the Secure
start-up option when setting a screen lock.
• You cannot use all functions, except for emergency calls, until you
unlock the device.
• If you forget your decryption password, you cannot restore
encrypted data and personal information.
Lock screen settings
You can customize the following lock screen settings.
Settings Display Lock screen.
1 Tap
2 Customize the following settings:
• Select screen lock: Select a screen lock method.
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• Smart Lock: Set on-body detection, trusted places, devices,
face, or voice so that if you are connected to or near one, the
device is automatically unlocked.
• Wallpaper: Change the lock screen background wallpaper.
• Clock: Select the position of the clock on the lock screen.
• Shortcuts: Add an app shortcut and directly access the app
from the lock screen.
• Contact info for lost phone: Display emergency contact
information on the lock screen.
• Lock timer: Set the amount of idle time after which the device
automatically locks.
• Power key instantly locks: Instantly lock the screen when the
Power/Lock key is pressed.
• Available setting items may vary, depending on the selected screen
lock method.
KnockON
You can turn the screen on or off by double-tapping the screen.
• This option is available only on the Home screen provided by LG. It
may not function properly on a custom launcher or on the Home
screen installed by the user.
• When tapping the screen, use your fingertip. Do not use a
fingernail.
• To use the KnockON feature, make sure that the proximity/light
sensor is not blocked by a sticker or any other foreign substance.
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Turning on the screen
Double-tap the middle of the screen.
• Tapping the top or bottom of the screen may decrease the
recognition rate.
Turning off the screen
Double-tap on an empty space on the screen.
You can also double-tap an empty space on the status bar.
Knock Code
You can unlock the screen by creating your own Knock Code. When
the screen is locked, you can directly access the Home screen by
tapping the screen in a specified sequence.
• You can use your Knock Code together with the KnockOn feature.
• Make sure to use your fingertip when tapping the screen.
Creating a Knock Code
Settings Display Lock screen Select screen lock
1 Tap
Knock Code.
2 Tap the squares in a pattern of your choice to create a Knock
Code and tap NEXT.
3 Input the created Knock Code again for verification, then tap
CONFIRM.
Unlocking the screen with a Knock Code
Unlock the screen by inputting the Knock Code you have created.
Input your Knock Code on the touch screen when the screen is
turned off.
• It is also possible to enter a Knock Code when the lock screen is
turned on.
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Memory card encryption
You can encrypt and protect data saved on the memory card. The
encrypted data in the memory card cannot be accessed from another
device.
Settings General Security Encrypt SD card.
1 Tap
Read
the
on-screen overview of memory card encryption and then
2
tap CONTINUE to continue.
3 Select an option and tap ENCRYPT NOW.
• New data encryption: Encrypt only data that is saved on the
memory card after encryption.
• Full encryption: Encrypt all the data currently saved on the
memory card.
• Exclude media files: Encrypt all files, except for media files
such as music, photos and videos.
• To encrypt the memory card, make sure that a screen lock is set
using a PIN or password.
• Once memory card encryption starts, some functions are not
available.
• If the device is turned off while encryption is underway, the
encryption process will fail, and some data may be damaged.
Therefore, be sure to check that the battery level is sufficient
before starting encryption.
• Encrypted files are accessible only from the device where the files
were encrypted.
• The encrypted memory card cannot be used on another device. To
use the encrypted memory card on another mobile device, format
the card.
• You can activate memory card encryption even when no memory
card is installed into the device. Any memory card that is installed
after encryption will automatically be encrypted.
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Taking screenshots
You can take screenshots of the current screen you are viewing.
Via a shortcut
Press and hold the Power/Lock key and the Volume Down (-) key at
the same time for at least two seconds.
• Screenshots can be viewed from the Screenshots folder in the
Gallery.
Via Capture+
On the screen where you want to take a screenshot, drag the status
bar downwards, then tap .
• When the screen is turned off or locked, you can access Capture+
by pressing the Volume Up (+) key twice. To use this feature, tap
Settings General and turn on Shortcut keys.
• See Writing notes on a screenshot for details.
Entering text
Using the Smart keyboard
You can use the Smart keyboard to enter and edit text.
With the Smart keyboard, you can view text as you type without
bothering to alternate between the screen and a conventional
keyboard. This allows you to easily find and correct errors when
typing.
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Moving the cursor
With the Smart keyboard, you can move the cursor to the exact
position you want. When typing text, touch and hold on the space
bar and then drag left or right.
• This option is available only on the QWERTY keyboard.
Suggesting words
Smart keyboard automatically analyzes your usage patterns to
suggest frequently used words as you type. The longer you use your
device, the more precise the suggestions are.
Enter text, then tap a suggested word or gently drag the left or right
side of the keyboard upwards.
• The selected word is automatically entered. You do not need to
manually type every letter of the word.
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Changing the QWERTY keyboard layout
You can add, delete or rearrange keys on the bottom row of the
keyboard.
1 Tap
Settings General Language & keyboard LG
Keyboard Keyboard height and layout QWERTY keyboard
layout.
You can also tap on the keyboard and tap Keyboard height
and layout QWERTY keyboard layout.
2 Tap a key on the bottom row, then drag it to a desired position.
• This option is available on the QWERTY, QWERTZ and AZERTY
keyboards.
• This function may not be supported for some languages.
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Customizing the keyboard height
You can customize the keyboard height to maximize hand comfort
when typing.
1 Tap
Settings General Language & keyboard LG
Keyboard Keyboard height and layout Keyboard height.
You can also tap on the keyboard and tap Keyboard height
and layout Keyboard height.
2 Adjust the keyboard height.
Selecting a landscape keyboard mode
You can select a landscape keyboard mode from several choices.
1 Tap
Settings General Language & keyboard LG
Keyboard Keyboard height and layout Keyboard type in
landscape.
You can also tap on the keyboard and tap Keyboard height
and layout Keyboard type in landscape.
2 Select a keyboard mode.
Splitting the keyboard
You can split the keyboard in half and place each piece on either side
of the screen when the screen is in landscape mode.
Settings General Language & keyboard LG Keyboard
Tap
Keyboard height and layout Split keyboard.
You can also tap on the keyboard and tap Keyboard height and
layout Split keyboard.
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• Rotate the device to landscape mode to split the keyboard to both
sides. To merge or split the keyboard, pinch together or spread
apart your fingers on the keyboard.
One-handed operation mode
You can move the keyboard to one side of the screen so that you can
use the keyboard with one hand.
1 Tap
Settings General Language & keyboard LG
Keyboard Keyboard height and layout One-handed
operation.
You can also tap on the keyboard and tap Keyboard height
and layout One-handed operation.
2 Press the arrow displayed next to the keyboard to move the
keyboard in the direction you want.
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Entering text by using voice
On the keyboard, touch and hold
and then select .
• To maximize the voice command recognition, speak clearly.
• To enter text with your voice, make sure that your device is
connected to a network.
• To select the language for voice recognition, tap
Languages
on the voice recognition screen.
• This function may not be supported, or the supported languages
may differ depending on the service area.
Adding languages to the keyboard
You can make additional languages available for keyboard input.
1 Tap
Settings General Language & keyboard LG
Keyboard Select languages.
2 Select the languages you want to make available.
Copy and Paste
You can cut or copy text from an app, and then paste the text into
the same app. Or, you can run other apps and paste the text into
them.
1 Touch and hold around the text you want to copy or cut.
2 Drag / to specify the area to copy or cut.
3 Select either CUT or COPY.
• Cut or copied text is automatically added to the clipboard.
4 Touch and hold the text input window, then select PASTE.
• If there is no item that has been copied or cut, the PASTE option
will not appear.
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Clip Tray
If you copy or cut an image or text, it is automatically saved to the clip
tray and can be pasted to any space at any time.
1 On the keyboard, touch and hold
and select .
You can also touch and hold the text input window, then select
CLIP TRAY.
2 Select and paste an item from the clip tray.
• A maximum of 20 items can be saved to the clip tray.
• Tap to lock saved items in order not to delete them, even
when the maximum quantity is exceeded. A maximum of five
items can be locked. To delete locked items, unlock them first.
• Tap to delete the items saved to the clip tray.
• The clip tray may not be supported by some downloaded apps.
Do not disturb
You can limit or mute notifications to avoid disturbances for a specific
period of time.
1 Tap
Settings Sound Do not disturb and then tap
activate it.
to
2 Tap Sounds and vibrations and select the desired mode:
• Priority only: Receive sound or vibrate notifications for the
selected apps. Even when Priority only is turned on, alarms still
sound.
• Total silence: Disable both the sound and vibration.
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Useful Apps
Installing and uninstalling apps
Installing apps
Access an app store to search and download apps.
• You can use the Play Store or the app store provided by your
service provider.
• Some app stores may require you to create an account and sign in.
• Some apps may charge fees.
• If you use mobile data, you may be charged for data usage,
depending on your pricing plan.
• SmartWorld may not be supported depending on the area or
service provider.
Uninstalling apps
Uninstall apps that you no longer use from your device.
Uninstalling with the touch and hold gesture
On the Home screen, touch and hold the app to uninstall, then drag it
over Uninstall at the top of the screen.
You can also touch and hold the app, then tap to uninstall.
• You can reinstall apps within 24 hours of uninstallation. See App
trash for details.
Uninstalling by using the settings menu
Tap
Settings General Apps, select an app, then tap
Uninstall.
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Uninstalling apps from the app store
To uninstall an app, access the app store from which you download
the app and uninstall it.
• Some apps cannot be uninstalled by users.
App trash
You can view the uninstalled apps on the Home screen. You can also
reinstall apps within 24 hours of uninstallation.
1 Tap
Management App trash.
Alternatively, you can also touch and hold an empty area of the
Home screen, then tap App trash.
2 Choose the desired option.
• Reinstall: Reinstall the selected app.
• : Remove the uninstalled apps permanently from the device.
• Uninstalled apps are automatically removed from the device 24
hours after they were uninstalled. If you want to reinstall the
uninstalled apps, you must download them again from the app
store.
• This feature is activated on the default Home screen only. If you
uninstall apps while using the EasyHome screen or other launcher,
they are immediately and permanently removed from the device.
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Phone
Voice call
Make a phone call by using one of the available methods, such as
manually entering a phone number and making a call from the
contact list or the list of recent calls.
Making a call from the keypad
Dial.
1 Tap
2 Make a call by using a method of your choice:
• Enter a phone number and tap .
• Touch and hold a speed dial number.
• Search for a contact by tapping the initial letter of a contact
name in the contact list, and then tap .
• To enter "+" when making an international call, touch and hold
number 0.
• See Adding contacts for details on how to add phone numbers to
the speed dial list.
Making a call from the contact list
Contacts.
1 Tap
2 From the contact list, select a contact and tap .
Answering a call
To answer a call, drag on the incoming call screen.
• When the stereo headset is connected, you can make calls by
using the call/end button on the headset.
• To end a call simply by pressing the Power/Lock key, tap
Settings Networks Call Answer and end calls, then turn on
End call with the Power key.
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Rejecting a call
To reject an incoming call, drag across the incoming call screen.
• To send a rejection message, drag the rejection message option
across the screen.
Settings Networks
• To add or edit a rejection message, tap
Call Call blocking & Decline with message Decline with
message.
• When a call is coming in, press the Volume Up (+), Volume Down
(-) or Power/Lock key to mute ringtone or vibration, or to hold the
call.
Viewing missed calls
If there is a missed call, the status bar at the top of the screen
displays .
To view missed call details, drag the status bar downwards. You can
Call logs.
also tap
Functions accessible during a call
During a call, you can access a variety of functions by tapping onscreen buttons:
• Add call: Allows you to add another call.
• End: End a call.
• Dialpad: Display or hide the dial pad.
• Speaker: Turn on the speakerphone function.
• Mute: Mute your voice so that your voice cannot be heard by the
other party.
• Bluetooth: Switch the call to a Bluetooth device that is paired and
connected.
• : Access additional call options.
• Available setting items may vary depending on the area or service
provider.
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Making a three-way calling
You can make a call to another contact during a call.
1 During a call, tap Add call.
2 Enter a phone number and tap
.
• The two calls are displayed on the screen at the same time, and
the first call is put on hold.
3 To start a conference call, tap Merge calls.
• You may be charged a fee for each call. Consult with your service
provider for more information.
Viewing call records
To view recent call records, tap
Call logs. Then, you can use
the following functions:
• To view detailed call records, select a contact. To make a call to the
selected contact, tap .
• To delete call records, tap
Delete.
• The displayed call duration may differ from the call charge. Consult
with your service provider for more information.
Configuring call options
You can configure various call options.
1 Tap
2 Tap
Dial or Call logs.
Call settings and then configure the options to suit your
preferences.
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Messaging
Sending a text message
Quickly compose and send text messages (SMS) on your phone.
• See your service plan for applicable charges for text messaging.
.
1 Tap
2 Tap .
3 Tap the To field and enter a contact's names, phone numbers, or
email addresses that you'd like to message. You can also pick from
your top contacts or your whole contact list.
4 Tap the desired number or contact.
5 Tap the text field and enter your message.
• To enter a emoji, tap . Select a category and make a selection
from the list to insert it into your current message.
6 Review your message and tap
.
Sending a multimedia message (MMS)
When you need to add a little more to a text message, you can send
a multimedia message (MMS) with the contents such as images,
videos, etc.
• See your service plan for applicable charges for multimedia
messaging.
Compose multimedia messages
.
1 Tap
2 Tap .
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3 Tap the To field and enter a contact's names, phone numbers, or
email addresses that you'd like to message. You can also pick from
your top contacts or your whole contact list.
4 Tap the desired number or contact.
5 Tap the text field and enter your message.
6 Tap .
7 Select a multimedia attachment type:
Sticker: Diverse stickers are available.
Take picture/Record video: Take a picture or record a video
to insert in your message.
-- To take a picture, tap .
-- To see the camera in full-screen view, tap .
-- To swap the camera lens, tap .
-- To start recording a video, tap .
-- To stop recording a video, tap .
Gallery: Opens the Gallery application. Tap a picture or a
•
video to attach to your message.
Record audio: Touch and hold until you finish recording.
•
Location: You can send your location.
•
•
•
• To remove or replace a picture or an audio attachment, on the
Compose screen, tap
next to the attachment.
8 When you are finished creating your new MMS message, tap
.
Saving and resuming a draft message
While composing a text or multimedia message, tap
automatically save your message as a draft.
To resume composing the message:
to
1 On the screen with all message threads, tap the message. The
Draft label is shown if a saved draft is available.
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2 When you finish editing the message, tap
.
New messages notification
Depending on your notification settings, the phone will play a
ringtone, vibrate, or display the message briefly in the status bar
when you receive a new text or multimedia message. To change the
notification for new text and multimedia messages, see Text and
multimedia message options for details.
also appears in the notifications area of
A new message icon
the status bar to notify you of a new text or multimedia message.
The Messages application icon (if shown on the home screen) also
displays the number of new messages .
• To open the message, pull down the status bar to open the
notification panel. Tap the new message to open and read it. For
information on reading and replying to messages see Managing
message conversations.
Managing message conversations
Text and multimedia messages that are sent to and received from a
contact (or a number) are grouped into conversations or message
threads in the Messenger screen. This allows you to see exchanged
messages (similar to a chat program) with a contact on the same
screen.
Read a text message
• Do one of the following:
-- On the Messenger screen, tap the message thread to open and
read it.
-- If you have a new message notification, drag the status bar
down to open the notification panel. Tap the new message to
open and read it.
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View a multimedia message (MMS)
.
1 Tap
On
the
Messenger
screen, tap a message thread to open it.
2
3 While viewing a message, tap the play icon (on the video or audio
file) to playback the file or tap the image to view the picture.
• Tip
The file attachment on the multimedia message can be saved to
your phone's internal storage. To save the attachment, touch and
hold the file and tap .
• When Auto-download MMS is disabled, only the message header
is downloaded. To download the entire message, tap the Download
button in the message. For details, see Text and multimedia
message options.
Reply to a message
.
1 Tap
2 On the Messenger screen, tap a message thread to open it.
3 While viewing a message, tap the text field and type your reply
message.
4 Once completed, tap .
To return to the All messages screen from a text message thread,
tap .
• To view the details of a particular message, in the message thread,
touch and hold the message to open the options menu, and then
tap .
• If a message contains a link to a web page, tap the link to open it in
the web browser.
• If a message contains a phone number, tap the phone number to
dial the number or add it to your contacts.
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Delete conversations
.
1 Tap
On
the
Messenger
screen, touch and hold a message thread to
2
display .
• To select multiple conversations, tap each conversation to
delete. will be shown.
3 Tap
and then tap DELETE to confirm.
• Tip
You can also delete a conversation while you're viewing it. While
viewing a conversation, tap
Delete.
Delete a single message
1 While viewing a conversation, touch and hold the message that
you want to delete.
2 Tap
and then tap DELETE to confirm.
View contact information from a message
When you have received a message from someone in your stored
contacts, you can tap the contact’s photo or icon in the message
thread to open a menu of options. Depending on the stored contact
information, you can view the contact details, place a phone call, send
an email message to the contact, and more.
Text and multimedia message options
The messages settings menu lets you control options for your text
and multimedia messages including message limits, size settings, and
notifications.
.
1 Tap
On
the
Messages
screen, tap
2
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3 Adjust the following settings according to your needs:
• Default SMS app: To change your default messenger app.
• Get notifications: Select whether to get notifications or not
when a new message arrives.
• Notification sound: Allows you to select a ringer to sound
when a new message is received. Tap this option, and then
select a ringtone that is specific to new text and multimedia
messages. A sample will briefly be played upon selection, then
tap OK to save your new setting.
• Hear outgoing message sounds: Select whether to hear
sounds when you send a message.
• Vibrate: Enable this option if you want the phone to vibrate
when a new text or multimedia message is received.
• Your current country: Allows you to set your current country.
• Advanced
-- Enhanced features: Configure the enhanced features
(available when the mobile network allows).
-- Group messaging: Select the group messaging option
between Send an SMS reply to all recipients and get
individual replies (mass text) and Send an MMS reply to
all recipients (group MMS).
-- Auto-download MMS: Enable this option to automatically
retrieve the entire content of your multimedia message.
When enabled, the multimedia message header, message
body, and any attachments will automatically download to
your phone when the message is received. If you disable this
option, only the multimedia message header will be retrieved
and displayed.
-- Auto-download MMS when roaming: Disable this option
if you only desire the multimedia message headers to
download while roaming. Enable this option to automatically
download your complete multimedia messages even while
roaming.
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-- Use simple characters: Convert special characters in your
text messages.
-- SIM card messages: You can view SIM card messages.
-- Phone number: Tap this to change the phone number you
use to send messages.
Camera
Starting the camera
You can take a photo or record a video to cherish all of your
memorable moments.
.
Tap
• Before taking a photo or recording a video, wipe the camera lens
with a soft cloth.
• Be careful not to stain the camera lens with your fingers or other
foreign substance.
• If the battery level is lower than 5%, charge the battery before
using the camera.
• Images included in this user guide may be different from the actual
device.
Select an app
to share photos
and videos.
Turn the flash on
or off.
Start the Gallery.
Record videos.
Switch between
front and rear
cameras.
Take photos.
Change the camera
options.
Back to the
previous screen.
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Taking a photo
1 Select a camera mode and tap the subject to focus the camera on.
2 Tap to take a photo.
• You can also press the Volume Down (-) or Volume Up (+) key
to take a photo.
• When the screen is turned off or locked, start the camera by
pressing the Volume Down (-) key twice. Tap
Settings
General Shortcut keys.
Recording a video
1 Select a camera mode and tap the subject to focus the camera on.
2 Tap .
• To take a photo while recording a video, tap .
• To pause the video recording, tap . To resume the video
recording, tap .
3 Tap
to end the video recording.
Customizing the camera options
You can customize a variety of camera options to suit your
preferences.
Tap on the screen.
• Available options vary depending on the selected camera (front or
rear camera) and the selected camera mode.
Photo size
Select the aspect ratio and size for photos.
Video resolution
Select the resolution and size for videos.
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HDR
Obtain photos in vivid colors and get compensated
effects even when they are taken against the light.
These functions are provided by the high dynamic
range (HDR) technology equipped in the camera.
Timer
Set the timer to automatically take photos after a
specified period of time.
Cheese shutter
Take photos with voice commands.
Tag locations
Save the image with GPS location data.
Grid
Display guide grids so that you can take photos or
record videos based on the horizontal and vertical
reference lines.
Storage
Select if you want to store the pictures and videos in
the Internal storage or SD card. (Available when the
memory card is inserted.)
Simple view
Hide all menus from the camera screen.
Additional options on the front camera
Selfie shot
Customize the selfie shot settings.
•Gesture shot: Take a photo using the Gesture shot
feature.
•Auto shot: Take a photo when the camera detects
a face.
Save as flipped
Save as flipped images after taking selfies.
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Other useful features in the Camera app
Burst shot
You can take continuous shots of photos to create moving pictures.
Touch and hold .
• Continuous shots are taken at a fast speed while is held down.
• You can take up to 30 photos.
Simple view
Tap
Simple view to hide the menus on the camera screen. Tap
to display them.
Switching between cameras
You can switch between the front and rear cameras to suit your
environment.
On the camera screen, tap or swipe the screen in any direction to
switch between the front and rear cameras.
• Use the front camera to take selfies. See Selfie shot for details.
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Zoom in or out
You can use zoom in or out on the camera screen while taking a
photo or recording a video.
• On the camera screen, pinch or spread two fingers to zoom in or
out, then use the displayed +/- slide bar.
• The zoom feature is not be available when using the front camera
in selfie mode.
Selfie shot
You can use the front camera to view your face on the screen and
take selfies.
Gesture shot
You can take selfies by using gestures.
Show your palm to the front camera and then clench your fist.
You can also clench your fist and then open it towards the front
camera.
• In three seconds, a photo is taken.
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• To use this feature, switch to the front camera mode, then tap
Selfie shot Gesture shot.
• Make sure that your palm and fist are within the reference line so
that the camera can detect them.
• This feature may not be available while using some of the camera
features.
Auto shot
You can use the face detection feature to take selfies easily and
conveniently. You can set the device so that, when you look at
the screen, the front camera detects your face and takes a selfie
automatically.
• The white colored guide frame appears when the front camera
detects your face. If the subject within the guide frame stops
moving, the guide frame color turns blue, then the camera takes a
photo.
• Tap
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Interval shot
You can take selfies at an interval.
While using the front camera, touch and hold . You can also show
your palm to the camera, then clench your fist twice quickly.
• Four photos are taken at about two second intervals after a timer
delay of three seconds.
Save as flipped
Before taking a photo with the front camera, tap
flipped. The image is flipped horizontally.
Save as
• When using the front camera, you can change how selfies are
taken in the camera options. See Customizing the camera options
for details.
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Clock
Alarm
You can set an alarm to trigger it at a specified time.
Essentials Clock Alarm.
1 Tap
2 Tap to add a new alarm.
3 Configure the alarm settings and tap SAVE.
• If you select a previously set alarm, you can edit the alarm.
• To delete an alarm, tap at the top of the screen. You can also
touch and hold the alarm.
World clock
You can view the current time in cities around the world.
1 Tap
2 Tap
Essentials Clock World clock.
and add a city.
Timer
You can set the timer to trigger an alarm after a specified period of
time.
Essentials Clock Timer.
1 Tap
Set
the
time
and tap Start.
2
• To pause the timer, tap Pause. To resume the timer, tap Resume.
3 To stop the timer, tap Stop.
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Stopwatch
You can use the stopwatch to record a lap time.
Essentials Clock Stopwatch.
1 Tap
2 Tap Start to initiate the stopwatch.
• To record a lap time, tap Lap.
3 Tap Pause to pause the stopwatch.
• To resume the stopwatch, tap Resume.
• To clear all the records and restart the stopwatch, tap Reset.
Calculator
You can use two types of calculators: the simple calculator and the
scientific calculator.
Essentials Calculator.
1 Tap
2 Use the keypad to make a calculation.
• To use scientific calculator, drag the green colored slide bar
located in the right side of the screen to the left.
• To restart a calculation, touch and hold the DEL button.
Downloads
You can view, delete or share files downloaded via the Internet or
apps.
Management Downloads.
Tap
Emergency Alert
Provides access to your emergency messages and its settings.
Emergency Alert.
Tap
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File Manager
You can view and manage files saved on your device or cloud.
1 Tap
2 Tap
Management File Manager.
and select the desired storage location.
Audio Recorder
You can record and save your voice or others’ voices from important
events. Recorded voice files can be played back or shared.
1 Tap
Essentials Audio Recorder.
Add tags and add an event
• To add an event or location, tap
to the desired date or add a location.
2 Tap .
• To pause recording, tap
.
3 Tap to end the recording.
• The file is saved automatically and the Recordings screen
appears.
4 Tap
to play the recorded voice.
• If you tap , recorded voice files appear. You can play a recorded
voice file from the list.
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Contacts
Contacts overview
You can save and manage contacts.
Essentials Contacts.
Tap
Adding contacts
Adding new contacts
1 On the contact list screen, tap .
2 Enter the contact’s details and tap SAVE.
Importing contacts
You can import contacts from another storage device.
1 On the contact list screen, tap Manage contacts Import.
2 Select the source and target locations of the contact you want to
import, and then tap OK.
3 Select the vCard file(s) and tap IMPORT.
Adding contacts to the speed dial list
1 On the contact list screen, tap Speed dial.
2 Tap Add contact from a speed dial number.
3 Select a contact.
Searching for contacts
You can search for contacts by using one of the following options:
• On the contact list screen, enter a contact name in the search box.
• Scroll the contact list up or down.
• From the index of the contact list screen, tap the initial letter of a
contact.
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Contacts list
Editing contacts
1 On the contact list screen, select a contact.
2 On the contact detail screen, tap and edit details.
3 Tap SAVE to save changes.
Deleting contacts
You can delete contacts by using one of the following options:
• On the contact list screen, touch and hold a contact you want to
delete, then tap Delete contact.
Delete on the contact list screen, then select multiple
• Tap
contacts to delete and tap DELETE.
Adding favorites
You can register frequently used contacts as favorites.
1 On the contact list screen, select a contact.
2 On the contact detail screen, tap .
Creating groups
New group.
1 On the contact list screen, tap Groups
2 Enter a new group name.
3 Tap Add members, select contacts, then tap ADD.
4 Tap SAVE to save the new group.
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Google apps
You can use Google apps by setting a Google account. The Google
account registration window appears automatically when you use a
Google app for the first time. If you do not have a Google account,
create one from your device. For details on how to use an app, see
the Help option in the app.
• Some apps may not work depending on the area or service provider.
Chrome
Sign in to Chrome and import opened tabs, bookmarks and address
bar data from a computer to your device.
Calendar
The Calendar app allows you to track your schedule of events,
organized by day, week, month, year, or agenda.
Google
Use the Google to search for web pages, images, news and more by
entering or speaking keywords.
Gmail
Register your Google email account to your device to check or send
email.
Maps
Find your location or the location of a place on the map. View
geographical information.
YouTube
Search and play videos. Upload videos on YouTube to share them with
people around the world.
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Drive
Upload, save, open, share and organize files from your device. Files
accessible from apps can be accessed from anywhere, including online
and offline environments.
Play Music
Purchase music files from the Play Store. Play music files saved on
your device.
Play Movies & TV
Use your Google account to rent or purchase movies. Purchased
contents can be played anywhere.
Duo
Duo is a one-to-one video calling app for everyone.
Photos
View or share photos or albums saved on your device.
Docs
Create documents or edit documents created online or from another
device. Share and edit documents together with others.
Sheets
Create spreadsheets or edit spreadsheets created online or from
another device. Share and edit spreadsheets together with others.
Slides
Create presentation material or edit presentation material created
online or from another device. Share and edit presentation material
together with others.
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Phone Settings
Settings
You can customize the device settings in accordance with your
preferences.
.
Tap
• Tap
and enter a keyword in the search box to access a setting
item.
• Tap to change the view mode. This user guide assumes that you
are using the Tab view.
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Networks
This group of settings lets you control your phone's Wi-Fi settings,
Bluetooth, Tethering, VPN, Mobile networks, and more.
Airplane mode
You can turn off the call and mobile data functions. When this mode
is on, functions that do not involve data, such as games and music
playback, remain available.
1 On the settings screen, tap Airplane mode.
2 Tap TURN ON in the confirmation screen.
Calling PLUS
This feature allows you to make and receive calls and texts over a
Wi-Fi connection.
1 On the settings screen, tap Calling PLUS.
to activate it.
2 Tap
Wi-Fi
You can connect to nearby devices over a Wi-Fi network.
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
1 On the settings screen, tap Wi-Fi.
to activate it.
2 Tap
• Available Wi-Fi networks appear automatically.
3 Select a network.
• You may need to enter the network's Wi-Fi password.
• The device skips this process for previously accessed Wi-Fi
networks. If you do not want to automatically connect to a
certain Wi-Fi network, touch and hold the network and then
tap Forget network.
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Wi-Fi Direct
You can connect your device to other devices that support Wi-Fi
Direct to share data directly with them. You do not need an access
point. You can connect with more than two devices by using Wi-Fi
Direct.
1 On the settings screen, tap Wi-Fi
Advanced Wi-Fi Wi-Fi
Direct.
• Nearby devices that support Wi-Fi Direct automatically appear.
2 Select a device.
• Connection occurs when the device accepts the connection
request.
• The battery may drain faster when using Wi-Fi Direct.
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Bluetooth
You can connect your device to nearby devices that support
Bluetooth to exchange data with them. Connect your device to a
Bluetooth headset and a keyboard. This makes it easier to control the
device.
Pairing with another device
1 On the settings screen, tap Bluetooth.
to activate it.
2 Tap
• Available devices appear automatically.
• To refresh the device list, tap SEARCH.
• Only devices set as visible are displayed on the list.
3 Select a device from the list.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions to perform authentication.
• This step is skipped for previously accessed devices.
Sending data via Bluetooth
1 Select a file.
• You can send multimedia files or contacts.
2 Tap
Bluetooth.
3 Select a target device for the file.
• The file is sent as soon as the target device accepts it.
• File sharing processes may differ, depending on the file.
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Mobile data
You can turn on or off mobile data. You can also manage mobile data
usage.
Turning on mobile data
1 On the settings screen, tap Mobile data.
to activate it.
2 Tap
Customizing mobile data settings
1 On the settings screen, tap Mobile data.
2 Customize the following settings:
• Mobile data: Set to use data connections on mobile networks.
• Limit mobile data usage: Set a limit for mobile data usage to
block mobile data if the limit is reached.
• : Customize mobile data settings.
Call
You can customize call settings, such as voice call and international
call options.
• Some features may not be supported depending on the area or
service provider.
1 On the settings screen, tap Call.
2 Customize the desired settings.
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Tethering
USB tethering
You can connect the device to another device via USB and share
mobile data.
1 Connect your device and other devices via USB cable.
2 On the settings screen, tap Tethering USB tethering and then
tap
to activate it.
• This option uses mobile data and may incur data usage fees,
depending on your pricing plan. Consult with your service provider
for more information.
• When connecting to a computer, download the USB driver from
www.lg.com and install it on the computer.
• You cannot send or receive files between your device and a
computer while USB tethering is turned on. Turn off USB tethering
to send or receive files.
• Operating systems that support tethering are Window XP or
higher, or Linux.
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Wi-Fi hotspot
You can set the device as a wireless router so that other devices can
connect to the Internet by using your device's mobile data.
1 On the settings screen, tap Tethering Wi-Fi hotspot and then
tap
to activate it.
2 Tap Set up Wi-Fi hotspot and enter the Wi-Fi name (SSID) and
password.
3 Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device, and select the name of the
device network on the Wi-Fi list.
4 Enter the network password.
• This option uses mobile data and may incur data usage fees,
depending on your pricing plan. Consult with your service provider
for more information.
• More information is available at this web site: http://www.android.
com/tether#wifi
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Bluetooth tethering
A Bluetooth-connected device can connect to the internet by using
your device's mobile data.
1 On the settings screen, tap Tethering Bluetooth tethering and
then swipe
to activate it.
2 Turn on Bluetooth on both devices and pair them.
• This option uses mobile data and may incur data usage fees,
depending on your pricing plan.
• More information is available at this web site: http://www.android.
com/tether#Bluetooth_tethering
Help
You can view help on using tethering and hotspots.
On the settings screen, tap Tethering Help.
More
Mobile networks
You can customize mobile data settings.
1 On the settings screen, tap More Mobile networks.
2 Customize the following settings:
• Mobile data: Turn mobile data on or off.
• Roaming: Turn data roaming on or off.
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• 4G settings: Allows you to view the network operator and IP
address.
• Network mode: Allows you to change the network mode.
• Access Point Names: View or change the access point for
using mobile data services. To change the access point, select a
choice from the access point list.
VPN
You can connect to a safe virtual network, such as an intranet. You
can also manage connected virtual private networks.
Adding VPN
1 On the settings screen, tap More VPN.
• If the screen lock is deactivated, all VPN information saved on the
device are erased.
2 Tap Basic VPN or LG VPN, then tap Add Basic VPN or Add LG
VPN.
• This feature is available only when the screen lock is activated. If
the screen lock is deactivated, a notification screen appears. Tap
SETTINGS from the notification screen to activate the screen lock.
See Setting a screen lock for details.
3 Enter VPN details and tap SAVE.
Configuring VPN settings
1 Tap a VPN from the VPNS list.
2 Enter the VPN user account details and tap CONNECT.
• To save the account details, select the Save account
information checkbox.
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Printing
You can connect your device to a Bluetooth printer and print photos
or documents saved on the device.
1 On the settings screen, tap More Printing.
• If the desired printer is not in the list, install the printer driver from
the app store.
2 Select print service.
to activate it.
3 Tap
Select
a
printer
from the printer list screen.
4
Add printer.
• To add a printer, tap
Search.
• To search for a printer name, tap
Settings from the printer list screen.
• Tap
5 Select a file and tap
Print.
• The document prints.
• If you do not have a Google account, tap ADD ACCOUNT to create
an account.
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Sound
In the Sound settings menu, you can configure call and notification
ringtones, audio volume, as well as some related settings.
On the settings screen, tap Sound and customize the following
settings:
• Sound profile: Change the sound mode to sound, silent, or vibrate
only.
• Volume: Adjust the sound volume for various items.
• Ringtone: Select a ringtone for incoming calls. Add or delete
ringtones.
• Ringtone ID: Create a ringtone for an incoming call from a
particular contact.
• Sound with vibration: Set the device to vibrate and play a
ringtone simultaneously.
• Vibration type: You can select a vibration type or make your own
vibration pattern.
• Do not disturb: Set the time, range and app type to receive
notification messages. Receive notification messages only on
particular days of the week.
• Lock screen: Display or hide a notification message on the lock
screen. You can also hide private information.
• Apps: Select the apps that can show their notification messages
on the screen and set the priorities of those apps in regard to
notification messages.
• More Notification sound: Select a notification ringtone. Set
music saved on the device as a notification ringtone.
• More Vibrate on tap: Set the device to vibrate when you tap
certain items on the screen.
• More Sound effects: Select a sound effect to play when you
tap the dialpad or keyboard, select an option, or lock or unlock the
screen.
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Display
The Display category allows you to manage various display settings.
On the settings screen, tap Display and customize the following
settings:
• Home screen: Customize settings for the Home screen. See
Home screen settings for details.
• Lock screen: Customize lock screen settings. See Lock screen
settings for details.
• Theme: Select a screen theme for your device.
• Home touch buttons: Rearrange Home touch buttons or change
heir background colors.
• Font type: Change the font face.
• Font size: Change the font size.
• Bold text: Bold the text on the screen.
• Display size: Set the items on the screen to a size that is easy for
you to see. Some items may change position.
• Comfort view: Set the device to reduce amount of blue light on
screen to reduce eye strain.
• Brightness: Use the slide bar to change the device's screen
brightness. To automatically adjust screen brightness according to
ambient light intensity, tap the Auto switch.
• Auto-rotate screen: Automatically rotate the screen according to
the device's orientation.
• Screen timeout: Automatically turn off the screen when the
device is left idle for a specified period of time.
• More KnockON: Turn the screen on or off by tapping the screen
twice.
• More Screen saver: Display a screen saver when the device is
connected to the holder or charger. Select a screen saver type to
display.
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General
The General category allows you to manage various general settings.
Language & keyboard
You can customize language and keyboard settings for your device.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Language & keyboard.
2 Customize the following settings:
• Language: Select a language to apply for the device.
• Spelling correction: Allows spelling correction when using the
on-screen keyboard.
• Current keyboard: View the keyboard currently in use. Select a
keyboard to use when entering text.
• LG Keyboard: Customize the LG keyboard settings.
• Google voice typing: Configure the options for text dictation
by Google.
• Text-to-speech output: Configure the settings for text-tospeech output.
• Pointer speed: Adjust the pointer speed of a mouse or
trackpad.
• Reverse buttons: Reverse the right mouse button to perform
primary direct-manipulation actions.
Location
You can customize how your location information is used by
particular apps.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Location.
2 Customize the following settings:
• Mode: Select a method to provide your location information.
• My place: Set the device to analyze frequently visited places so
that it can automatically recognize a residential address.
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• RECENT LOCATION REQUEST: View apps that recently
requested location information.
• Google Location History: Configure the Google location
history settings.
• Google Location Sharing: Location sharing allows you to
share real-time locations (using Location History) with selected
people and devices.
Accounts & sync
You can add or manage accounts, including a Google account. You can
also sync particular apps or user information automatically.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Accounts & sync.
2 Customize the following settings:
• Auto-sync data: Sync all the registered accounts automatically.
• ACCOUNTS: View a list of registered accounts. To view or
change details of an account, tap the account.
• ADD ACCOUNT: Add accounts.
Accessibility
You can manage accessibility plug-ins installed on your device.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Accessibility.
2 Customize the following settings:
• Vision TalkBack: Set the device to notify screen status or
actions via voice.
• Vision Voice notifications: Set the device to read the caller
information or message content via voice.
• Vision Font size: Change the font size.
• Vision Bold text: Bold the text on the screen.
• Vision Display size: Set the items on the screen to a size that
is easy for you to see. Some items may change position.
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• Vision Touch zoom: Zoom in or out by tapping the screen
three times.
• Vision Window zoom: Zoom in or out within a window and
invert the color.
• Vision Large mouse pointer: Magnify the mouse pointer.
• Vision High contrast screen: Turn the background color into
black for a high contrast screen.
• Vision Screen color inversion: Increase the display color
contrast for people with low vision.
• Vision Screen color adjustment: Adjust the display color.
• Vision Grayscale: Switch the screen to grayscale mode.
• Vision End call with the Power key: End a call by pressing
the Power/Lock key.
• Hearing Captions: Turn on the subtitle service when playing
videos for the hearing impaired.
• Hearing Flash alerts: Set the device to notify you with a
blinking light for incoming calls, messages and alarms.
• Hearing Mute all sounds: Mute all sounds and lower volume
on the receiver.
• Hearing Audio channel: Select the audio type.
• Hearing Sound balance: Adjust the audio output balance.
Use the slide bar to change the balance.
• Motor & cognition Touch assistant: Turn on the touch board
to make buttons and gestures easier to use.
• Motor & cognition Touch input: Enter text by touching and
holding the screen or modify it by simply touching the screen.
• Motor & cognition Physical keyboard: Customize the
keyboard settings.
• Motor & cognition Auto mouse click: Automatically click
where the pointer stops.
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• Motor & cognition Touch and hold for calls: Answer or
decline calls by touching and holding the call button instead of
dragging it.
• Motor & cognition Screen timeout: Turn off the screen
automatically when the device is left idle for a specified period
of time.
• Motor & cognition Touch control areas: Limit the touch area
so that only a particular portion of the screen can be controlled
by touch input.
• Accessibility features shortcut: Quickly access a frequently
used function by tapping three times.
to turn it on. Alerts
• Persistent notification: Tap the switch
sound repeatedly when there are unread notifications for
certain apps.
• Auto-rotate screen: Automatically change the screen
orientation according to the physical position of the device.
• Select to Speak: Allows you to hear spoken feedback by
tapping items.
• Switch Access: Create key combinations to control your device.
• Lookout: Provide malware scanning, safe browsing, privacy
advisor, missing device locator, and data backup.
Shortcut keys
You can use the volume keys to directly launch apps when the screen
is turned off or locked.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Shortcut keys.
to activate it.
2 Tap
• Press the Volume Down (-) key twice to launch the Camera app
when the screen is locked or turned off. Press the Volume Up
(+) key twice to launch Capture+.
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Google services
You can use Google settings to manage your Google apps and
account settings.
On the settings screen, tap General Google services.
Security
1 On the settings screen, tap General Security.
2 Customize the following settings:
• Content lock: Set the method to lock files in QuickMemo+.
• Encrypt SD card: Encrypt the memory card to prevent use on
another device. See Memory card encryption for details.
• Secure start-up: Protect your device with a lock when it
powers on. See Secure start-up settings for details.
• Make passwords visible: Display a password as you enter it.
• Phone administrators: Allow privileges to restrict the control
or use of the device to particular apps.
• Unknown sources: Allow the installation of apps from non-Play
Store apps.
• Credential protection: View the type of the storage where the
security certificate will be saved.
• Certificate management: Manage the security certificate
saved on the device.
• Trust agents: View and use trust agents installed on the device.
• Screen pin: Fix the app screen so that only the currently active
app can be used.
• Usage access: View details on usage of apps on the device.
Smart settings
You can automatically change your device settings according to the
usage pattern and location.
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• To use Smart settings, make sure to set the residential address. See
Location for details.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Smart settings.
2 Activate the items you want to automatically change settings for.
Date & time
You can customize date and time settings for your device.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Date & time.
2 Customize the desired settings.
Smart cleaning
You can clean up temporary files or apps that are no longer used to
free up storage space.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Smart cleaning.
2 Select a category, then select an item to delete.
3 Tap DELETE DELETE to delete the selected item.
Storage
You can view and manage internal storage on the device or storage
space of the memory card.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Storage.
2 Customize the following settings:
• DEVICE STORAGE: View the total storage space and free
space in the device’s internal storage. View a list of apps in use
and the storage capacity for each app.
• PORTABLE STORAGE: View the total storage space and free
space in the memory card. This option appears only when a
memory card is inserted. To unmount the memory card, tap .
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Battery & power saving
You can view the current battery information or turn on powersaving mode.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Battery & power saving.
2 Customize the following settings:
• Battery usage: View the battery usage details. To view more
details, select a specific item.
• Battery percentage on status bar: Display the remaining
battery level as a percentage on the status bar.
• Battery saver: Reduce battery consumption by cutting down
some device settings, such as the display brightness, speed
and vibration intensity. The status bar displays when powersaving mode is on.
• Game battery saver: Adjust the video quality to reduce battery
consumption when playing games.
Memory
You can view the average amount of memory usage over a certain
period of time and the memory occupied by an app.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Memory.
2 Tap to set a time slot to retrieve data.
System Updates
From time to time, updates may become available for your phone.
You can download and apply updates through the Settings menu.
On the settings screen, tap General System updates.
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Apps
You can view a list of installed apps. Stop apps from running or delete
apps, if necessary.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Apps.
2 Select an app and manage them.
Backup & reset
You can back up data saved on your device to another device or
account. Reset the device, if necessary.
1 On the settings screen, tap General Backup & reset.
2 Customize the following settings:
• LG Mobile Switch: Allows you to transfer data from an old LG
device to your new LG device.
• Backup & restore: Back up your device data or restore data to
your device from a backup.
• Back up my data: Back up your app data, Wi-Fi password and
other settings to the Google server.
• Backup account: View the current backup account in use.
• Automatic restore: Automatically restore backup settings and
data when reinstalling an app.
• Network settings reset: Reset Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other
network settings.
• Factory data reset: Reset all settings for the device and delete
data.
• Resetting your device deletes all data on it. Enter your device name,
Google account and other initial information again.
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About phone
You can view information about your device, such as the name,
status, software details and legal information.
On the settings screen, tap General About phone and view
information.
Regulatory & Safety
You can view regulatory marks and related information on your
device.
On the settings screen, tap General Regulatory & Safety.
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Appendix
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 cable during the
upgrade may seriously damage your mobile phone.
• 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.
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LG Mobile Phone software update via Over-theAir (OTA)
This feature allows you to conveniently update your phone’s software
to a newer version via OTA, without connecting a USB cable. This
feature will only be available if and when LG makes a newer firmware
version available for your device.
To perform the phone software update, Settings General System
updates Update LG software.
• 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 license—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.
• This feature depends on the area or service provider.
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FAQ
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
Possible causes
There is no SIM card in
SIM card error the phone or it is inserted
incorrectly.
No network
connection/
Dropped
network
Possible corrective measures
Make sure 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 or
USIM card at your network
provider's nearest branch.
Contact your service provider.
Codes do not
match
To change a security code,
confirm the new code by
If you forget the code, contact
re-entering it.
your service provider.
The two codes you
entered do not match
No
applications
can be set
Not supported by service
provider or registration
required.
Contact your service provider.
Downloaded
application
causes a lot
of errors.
Remove the application.
1. Tap
Settings.
2. Tap General Apps.
3. Tap the app Uninstall.
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Message
Calls not
available
Phone cannot
be turned on
Charging
error
Number not
allowed.
Possible causes
Possible corrective measures
Dialing error
New network not authorized.
New SIM card inserted.
Check for new restrictions.
Pre-paid charge limit
reached.
Contact service provider or
reset the limit with PIN2.
Power key pressed too
briefly.
Press the Power 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 outlet.
Charger defective
Replace the charger.
Wrong charger
Use only original LG
accessories.
The Fixed dialing number
function is on.
Check the Settings menu and
turn the function off.
Impossible to
receive/ send Memory full
SMS & photos
Appendix
Delete some data, such as
applications or messages from
your phone to make more
memory available.
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Message
Possible causes
Possible corrective measures
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 no
interruptions mode.
Restarting the device
If your device freezes or hangs,
you may need to close apps or
turn off the device and turn it
on again.
Hangs up or
freezes
Appendix
Intermittent software/
hardware problem
Performing a soft reset
A soft reset may be used to
reset the device if the screen
freezes, or the buttons, touch
screen, or device are no longer
responding. To perform a soft
reset of your device, simply
press & hold the Volume
Down and Power keys until
the device restart.
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Message
Hangs up or
freezes
Appendix
Possible causes
Possible corrective measures
Intermittent software/
hardware problem
Resetting the device
If the methods above do not
solve your problem, perform a
factory data reset.
1. On the settings screen, tap
General Backup & reset
Factory data reset.
• Reset all settings for
the device and delete
data. Before performing
the factory data reset,
remember to make backup
copies of all important data
stored in the device.
• If you registered a Google
account to the device, you
must sign in to the same
Google account after
resetting the device.
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Anti-Theft Guide
You can set up your device to prevent other people from using it if it’s
been reset to factory settings without your permission. For example,
if your device is lost, stolen, or wiped, only someone with your Google
account or screen lock information can use the device.
All you need to make sure your device is protected is:
• Set a screen lock: If your device is lost or stolen but you have a
screen lock set, the device can’t be erased using the Settings menu
unless your screen is unlocked.
• Add your Google account on your device: If your device is wiped
but you have your Google account on it, the device can’t finish the
setup process until your Google account information is entered
again.
After your device is protected, you’ll need to either unlock your screen
or enter your Google account password if you need to do a factory
reset. This ensures that you or someone you trust is doing the reset.
• Do not forget the Google account and password you had added to
your device prior to performing a factory reset. If you can’t provide
the account information during the setup process, you won’t be
able to use the device at all after performing the factory reset.
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More information
Open Source Software Notice Information
To obtain the source code under GPL, LGPL, MPL, and other open
source licenses, that is contained in this product, please visit
http://opensource.lge.com.
In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty
disclaimers and copyright notices are available for download.
LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM
for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such
as the cost of media, shipping, and handling) upon email request to
opensource@lge.com.
This offer is valid for a period of three years after our last shipment of
this product. This offer is valid to anyone in receipt of this information.
Regulatory Information (FCC ID number, etc.)
For regulatory details, go to Settings General Regulatory &
Safety.
Trademarks
• LG and the LG logo are registered trademarks of LG Group and its
related entities.
• Google and the Google Logo are registered trademarks of Google
Inc. Google Play and Android are trademarks of Google Inc.
• Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
worldwide.
• Wi-Fi and the Wi-Fi logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi
Alliance.
• All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their
respective owners.
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06
For Your Safety
Important Information
This user guide contains important information on the use and operation of
this device. Please read all the information carefully for optimal performance
and to prevent any damage to or misuse of the device. Any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this user guide could void your
warranty for this equipment. Any changes or modifications not expressly
approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
Before You Start
WARNING! This product contains chemicals known to the State of California
to cause cancer and birth defects or reproductive harm.
Wash hands after handling.
HAC Statement
This device has been tested and rated for use with hearing aids for some of
the wireless technologies that it uses. However, there may be some newer
wireless technologies used in this device that have not been tested yet for
use with hearing aids. It is important to try the different features of this
device thoroughly and in different locations, using your hearing aid or cochlear
implant, to determine if you hear any interfering noise. Consult your service
provider or the manufacturer of this device for information on hearing aid
compatibility. If you have questions about return or exchange policies, consult
your service provider or device retailer.
This mobile phone has a Hearing Aid Mode that, when activated, may reduce
interference with some hearing aid models.
FCC RF Exposure Information
WARNING! Read this information before operating the device.
In August 1996, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the
United States, with its action in Report and Order FCC 96-326, adopted
an updated safety standard for human exposure to Radio Frequency (RF)
electromagnetic energy emitted by FCC regulated transmitters. Those
guidelines are consistent with the safety standard previously set by both U.S.
and international standards bodies. The design of this device complies with the
FCC guidelines and these international standards.
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Body-worn Operation
This device was tested for typical use with the back of the device kept
0.39 inches (1.0 cm) from the body. To comply with FCC RF exposure
requirements, a minimum separation distance of 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) must
be maintained between the user’s body and the back of the device. Any beltclips, holsters, and similar accessories containing metallic components may not
be used. Avoid the use of accessories that cannot maintain 0.39 inches (1.0
cm) distance between the user’s body and the back of the device and have not
been tested for compliance with FCC RF exposure limits.
Consumer Information about Radio Frequency
Emissions
Your wireless device, which contains a radio transmitter and receiver, emits
radio frequency energy during use. The following consumer information
addresses commonly asked questions about the health effects of wireless
devices.
Are wireless devices safe?
Scientific research on the subject of wireless devices and radio frequency
(“RF”) energy has been conducted worldwide for many years, and continues.
In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and the
Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) set policies and procedures for
wireless devices. The FDA issued a website publication on health issues related
to cell phone usage where it states, “The scientific community at large…
believes that the weight of scientific evidence does not show an association
between exposure to radiofrequency (RF) from cell phones and adverse
health outcomes. Still the scientific community does recommend conducting
additional research to address gaps in knowledge.” That research is being
conducted around the world and FDA continues to monitor developments in
this field. You can access the joint FDA/FCC website at http://www.fda.gov
(under “c” in the subject index, select Cell Phones > Research). You can also
contact the FDA toll-free at (888) 463-6332 or (888) INFO-FDA.
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In June 2000, the FDA entered into a cooperative research and development
agreement through which additional scientific research is being conducted.
The FCC issued its own website publication stating that “there is no scientific
evidence that proves that wireless device usage can lead to cancer or a variety
of other problems, including headaches, dizziness or memory loss.” This
publication is available at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/cellular.html or through the
FCC at (888) 225-5322 or (888) CALL-FCC.
What does “SAR” mean?
In 1996, the FCC, working with the FDA, the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency, and other agencies, established RF exposure safety guidelines for
wireless devices in the United States. Before a wireless device model is
available for sale to the public, it must be tested by the manufacturer and
certified to the FCC that it does not exceed limits established by the FCC. One
of these limits is expressed as a Specific Absorption Rate, or “SAR.” SAR is a
measure of the rate of absorption of RF energy in the body. Tests for SAR are
conducted with the device transmitting at its highest power level in all tested
frequency bands. Since 1996, the FCC has required that the SAR of handheld
wireless devices not exceed 1.6 watts per kilogram, averaged over one gram
of tissue.
Although the SAR is determined at the highest power level, the actual SAR
value of a wireless device while operating can be less than the reported SAR
value. This is because the SAR value may vary from call to call, depending on
factors such as proximity to a cell site, the proximity of the device to the body
while in use, and the use of hands-free devices.
For more information about SARs, visit the FCC website at https://www.fcc.
gov/consumers/guides/specific-absorption-rate-sar-cell-phones-what-itmeans-you. You may also wish to contact the manufacturer of your device.
Can I minimize my RF exposure?
If you are concerned about RF, there are several simple steps you can take to
minimize your RF exposure. You can, of course, reduce your talk time.
You can place more distance between your body and the source of the RF, as
the exposure level drops off dramatically with distance. The FDA/FCC website
states that “hands-free kits can be used with wireless devices for convenience
and comfort. These systems reduce the absorption of RF energy in the head
because the device, which is the source of the RF emissions, will not be placed
against the head. On the other hand, if the device is mounted against the
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waist or other part of the body during use, then that part of the body will
absorb more RF energy. Wireless devices marketed in the U.S. are required to
meet safety requirements regardless of whether they are used against the
head or against the body. Either configuration should result in compliance with
the safety limit.” Also, if you use your wireless device while in a car, you can
use a device with an antenna on the outside of the vehicle. You should also
read and follow your wireless device manufacturer’s instructions for the safe
operation of your device.
Do wireless devices pose any special risks to children?
The FDA/FCC website states that “the scientific evidence does not show a
danger to users of wireless communication devices, including children.” The
FDA/FCC website further states that “some groups sponsored by other
national governments have advised that children be discouraged from
using wireless devices at all.” For example, the Stewart Report from the
United Kingdom [“UK”] made such a recommendation in December 2000.
In this report a group of independent experts noted that no evidence exists
that using a cell phone causes brain tumors or other ill effects. [The UK’s]
recommendation to limit cell phone use by children was strictly precautionary;
it was not based on scientific evidence that any health hazard exists. A copy of
the UK’s leaflet is available at http://www.dh.gov.uk (search “mobile”), or you
can write to: NRPB, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon OX11 ORQ, United Kingdom. Copies
of the UK’s annual reports on mobile phones and RF are available online at
http://www.hpa.org.uk/radiation/ (search “mobile”). Parents who wish to
reduce their children’s RF exposure may choose to restrict their children’s
wireless device use.
Where can I get further information about RF emissions?
For further information, see the following additional resources (websites
current as of April 2005):
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FDA Consumer magazine November-December 2000
Telephone: (888) INFO-FDA
http://www.fda.gov (Under “c” in the subject index, select Cell Phones >
Research.)
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U.S. Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, S.W. Washington, D.C.20554
Telephone: (888) 225-5322
http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety
Royal Society of Canada Expert Panels on Potential Health Risks of Radio
Frequency Fields from Wireless Telecommunication Devices
283 Sparks Street Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7X9 Canada
Telephone: (613) 991-6990
http://www.rsc.ca/index.php?page=Expert_Panels_RF&Lang_id=120
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20 1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland
Telephone: 011 41 22 791 21 11
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs193/en/
International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection
c/o Bundesamt fur Strahlenschutz Ingolstaedter Landstr. 1
85764 Oberschleissheim Germany
Telephone: 011 49 1888 333 2156
http://www.icnirp.de
American National Standards Institute
1819 L Street, N.W., 6th Floor Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: (202) 293-8020
http://www.ansi.org
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 800 Bethesda, MD 20814-3095
Telephone: (301) 657-2652
http://www.ncrponline.org
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Committee on Man
and Radiation (COMAR) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers
http://ewh.ieee.org/soc/embs/comar/
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Consumer Information on SAR
(Specific Absorption Rate)
This model device meets the government’s requirements for exposure to radio
waves. Your wireless device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed
and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to Radio
Frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission
of the U.S. Government. These limits are part of comprehensive guidelines
and establish permitted levels of RF energy for the general population. The
guidelines are based on standards that were developed by independent
scientific organizations through periodic and thorough evaluation of scientific
studies. The standards include a substantial safety margin designed to assure
the safety of all persons, regardless of age and health.
The exposure standard for wireless mobile phones employs a unit of
measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit
set by the FCC is 1.6 W/kg. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard
operating positions specified by the FCC with the device transmitting at its
highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although SAR is
determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR level of the
device while operating can be well below the maximum value. Because the
device is designed to operate at multiple power levels to use only the power
required to reach the network, in general, the closer you are to a wireless
base station antenna, the lower the power output. Before a device model
is available for sale to the public, it must be tested and certified to the FCC
that it does not exceed the limit established by the government-adopted
requirement for safe exposure. The tests are performed in positions and
locations (e.g., at the ear and worn on the body) as required by the FCC for
each model.
The highest SAR values are:
• Head: 1.03 W/kg
• Body (Body-worn/Hotspot): 0.73 W/kg
(Body measurements differ among device models, depending upon available
accessories and FCC requirements).
While there may be differences between SAR levels of various devices and
at various positions, they all meet the government requirement for safe
exposure.
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The FCC has granted an Equipment Authorization for this model device with all
reported SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC RF emission guidelines.
SAR information on this model device is on file with the FCC and can be found
under the Display Grant section of http://www.fcc.gov/oet/fccid after searching on
FCC ID ZNFSP320.
Additional information on Specific Absorption Rates (SAR) can be found on
the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) website at http://
www.ctia.org/.
* In the United States and Canada, the SAR limit for mobile phones used by
the public is 1.6 watts/kg (W/kg) averaged over one gram of tissue. The
standard incorporates a substantial margin of safety to give additional
protection for the public and to account for any variations in measurements.
FCC Hearing-Aid Compatibility (HAC)
Regulations for Wireless Devices
On July 10, 2003, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report
and Order in WT Docket 01-309 modified the exception of wireless devices
under the Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of 1988 (HAC Act) to require digital
wireless devices be compatible with hearing-aids. The intent of the HAC Act is
to ensure reasonable access to telecommunications services for persons with
hearing disabilities.
While some wireless devices are used near some hearing devices (hearing
aids and cochlear implants), users may detect a buzzing, humming, or whining
noise. Some hearing devices are more immune than others to this interference
noise, and devices also vary in the amount of interference they generate.
The wireless telephone industry has developed a rating system for wireless
devices, to assist hearing device users to find devices that may be compatible
with their hearing devices. Not all devices have been rated. Devices that are
rated have the rating on their box or a label located on the box.
The ratings are not guaranteed. Results will vary depending on the user’s
hearing device and hearing loss. If your hearing device happens to be
vulnerable to interference, you may not be able to use a rated device
successfully. Trying out the device with your hearing device is the best way to
evaluate it for your personal needs.
M-Ratings: Devices rated M3 or M4 meet FCC requirements and are likely
to generate less interference to hearing devices than devices that are not
labeled. M4 is the better/higher of the two ratings.
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T-Ratings: Devices rated T3 or T4 meet FCC requirements and are likely
to generate less interference to hearing devices than devices that are not
labeled. T4 is the better/ higher of the two ratings.
Hearing devices may also be rated. Your hearing device manufacturer or
hearing health professional may help you find this rating. Higher ratings mean
that the hearing device is relatively immune to interference noise. The hearing
aid and wireless device rating values are then added together. A sum of 5 is
considered acceptable for normal use. A sum of 6 is considered for best use.
In the above example, if a hearing aid meets the M2 level rating and the
wireless device meets the M3 level rating, the sum of the two values equal
M5. This should provide the hearing aid user with “normal usage” while using
their hearing aid with the particular wireless device. “Normal usage” in this
context is defined as a signal quality that’s acceptable for normal operation.
The M mark is intended to be synonymous with the U mark. The T mark
is intended to be synonymous with the UT mark. The M and T marks are
recommended by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industries Solutions
(ATIS). The U and UT marks are referenced in Section 20.19 of the FCC Rules.
The HAC rating and measurement procedure are described in the American
National Standards Institute (ANSI) C63.19 standard.
To ensure that the Hearing Aid Compatibility rating for your device
is maintained, secondary transmitters such as Bluetooth and WLAN
components must be disabled during a call.
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For information about hearing aids and digital wireless devices:
Wireless Devices and Hearing Aid Accessibility
http://www.accesswireless.org/
Gallaudet University, RERC
http://tap.gallaudet.edu/Voice/
FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility and Volume Control
https://www.fcc.gov/general/hearing-aid-compatibility-and-volume-control
The Hearing Aid Compatibility FCC Order
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-03-168A1.pdf
Hearing Loss Association of America [HLAA]
http://hearingloss.org/content/telephones-and-mobile-devices
Caution! Avoid Potential Hearing Loss
Prolonged exposure to loud sounds (including music) is the most common
cause of preventable hearing loss. Some scientific research suggests that
using portable audio devices, such as portable music players and cellular
telephones, at high volume settings for long durations may lead to permanent
noise-induced hearing loss. This includes the use of headphones (including
headsets, earbuds and Bluetooth or other wireless devices). Exposure to
very loud sound has also been associated in some studies with tinnitus (a
ringing in the ear), hypersensitivity to sound and distorted hearing. Individual
susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss and other potential hearing
problems varies.
The amount of sound produced by a portable audio device varies depending
on the nature of the sound, the device, the device settings and the
headphones. You should follow some common sense recommendations when
using any portable audio device:
• Set the volume in a quiet environment and select the lowest volume at
which you can hear adequately.
• 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.
• Do not turn the volume up to block out noisy surroundings. If you choose
to listen to your portable device in a noisy environment, use noisecancelling headphones to block out background environmental noise.
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• Limit the amount of time you listen. As the volume increases, less time is
required before your hearing could be affected.
• Avoid using headphones after exposure to extremely loud noises, such as
rock concerts, that might cause temporary hearing loss. Temporary hearing
loss might cause unsafe volumes to sound normal.
• Do not listen at any volume that causes you discomfort. If you experience
ringing in your ears, hear muffled speech or experience any temporary
hearing difficulty after listening to your portable audio device, discontinue
use and consult your doctor.
TIA Safety Information
The following is the complete TIA Safety Information for wireless handheld
devices.
Exposure to Radio Frequency Signal
Your wireless handheld portable device is a low power radio transmitter and
receiver. When ON, it receives and sends out Radio Frequency (RF) signals.
In August, 1996, the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) adopted
RF exposure guidelines with safety levels for handheld wireless devices. Those
guidelines are consistent with the safety standards previously set by both U.S.
and international standards bodies:
ANSI C95.1 (1992) *
NCRP Report 86 (1986)
ICNIRP (1996)
* American National Standards Institute; National Council on Radiation
Protection and Measurements; International Commission on Non-Ionizing
Radiation Protection.
Those standards were based on comprehensive and periodic evaluations of
the relevant scientific literature. For example, over 120 scientists, engineers,
and physicians from universities, government health agencies, and industry
reviewed the available body of research to develop the ANSI Standard (C95.1).
Electronic Devices
Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from RF signals. However,
certain electronic equipment may not be shielded against the RF signals from
your wireless device.
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Pacemakers
The Health Industry Manufacturers Association recommends that a minimum
separation of six (6) inches be maintained between a handheld wireless
device and a pacemaker to avoid potential interference with the pacemaker.
These recommendations are consistent with the independent research by and
recommendations of Wireless Technology Research.
Persons with pacemakers:
• Should ALWAYS keep the device more than six (6) inches from their
pacemaker when the device is turned ON;
• Should not carry the device in a breast pocket;
• Should use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for
interference;
• Should turn the device OFF immediately if there is any reason to suspect
that interference is taking place.
Hearing Aids
Some digital wireless devices may interfere with some hearing aids. In the
event of such interference, you may want to consult your service provider (or
call the customer service line to discuss alternatives).
Other Medical Devices
If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your
device to determine if it is adequately shielded from external RF energy. Your
physician may be able to assist you in obtaining this information.
Health Care Facilities
Turn your device OFF in health care facilities when any regulations posted in
these areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health care facilities may use
equipment that could be sensitive to external RF energy.
Vehicles
RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic
systems in motor vehicles. Check with the manufacturer or its representative
regarding your vehicle. You should also consult the manufacturer of any
equipment that has been added to your vehicle.
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Posted Facilities
Turn your device OFF in any facility where posted notices so require.
Aircraft
FCC regulations prohibit using your device while in the air. Switch OFF your
device before boarding an aircraft.
Blasting Areas
To avoid interfering with blasting operations, turn your device OFF when in a
“blasting area” or in areas posted: “Turn off two-way radio.” Obey all signs and
instructions.
Potentially Explosive Atmosphere
Turn your device OFF when in any area with a potentially explosive
atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions. Sparks in such areas could
cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Areas with
a potentially explosive atmosphere are often, but not always marked clearly.
Potential areas may include: fueling areas (such as gasoline stations); below
deck on boats; fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities; vehicles using
liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane or butane); areas where the air
contains chemicals or particles (such as grain, dust, or metal powders); and
any other area where you would normally be advised to turn off your vehicle
engine.
For Vehicles Equipped with an Air Bag
An air bag inflates with great force. DO NOT place objects, including either
installed or portable wireless equipment, in the area over the air bag or in
the air bag deployment area. If in-vehicle wireless equipment is improperly
installed and the air bag inflates, serious injury could result.
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Part 15.19 Statement
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
Part 15.21 Statement
Changes or modifications that are not expressly approved by the
manufacturer for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
Part 15.105 Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in
a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with
the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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Safety Information
Please read and observe the following information for safe and proper use of
your device and to prevent damage.
Violation of the instructions may cause minor or serious damage
to the product.
• Do not disassemble, open, crush, bend or deform, puncture or shred the
device.
• Do not modify or re-manufacture the device. Do not insert foreign objects
into the device or battery, or expose to fire, explosion or other hazard.
• Only use the device with an LG charging system that has been qualified
with the device, per CTIA Certification Requirements for Battery System
Compliance to IEEE1725. Use of an unqualified charger may present a risk
of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard.
• Avoid dropping the device. If the device is dropped, especially on a hard
surface, and you suspect damage, take it to a service center for inspection.
• The entire device should be recycled in compliance with Lithium-Ion battery
recycling standards because of the internal battery. To dispose of properly,
call (800) 822-8837 or visit www.call2recycle.org.
• Always unplug the charger from the wall socket after the device is fully
charged to save unnecessary power consumption.
Charger and Adapter Safety
• The charger and adapter are intended for indoor use only.
• Insert the battery charger vertically into the wall power socket.
• Only use the LG-approved battery charger. Otherwise, you may cause
serious damage to your device.
• Use the correct adapter for your device when using the battery charger
abroad.
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Battery Information and Care
• Always unplug the charger from the wall socket after the device is fully
charged to save unnecessary power consumption of the charger.
• Please read the manual of the specified charger for information about its
charging method.
• Do not damage the power cord by bending, twisting, or heating. Do not use
the plug if it is loose as it may cause electric shock or fire.
• Do not place any heavy items on the power cord. Do not allow the power
cord to be crimped as it may cause electric shock or fire.
• Unplug the power cord prior to cleaning your device, and clean the power
plug pin when it’s dirty. When using the power plug, ensure that it’s firmly
connected. If not, it may cause excessive heat or fire. If you put your device
in a pocket or bag without covering the receptacle of the device (power
plug pin), metallic articles (such as a coin, paperclip or pen) may shortcircuit the device. Always cover the receptacle when not in use.
• Recharge the device after long periods of non-use to maximize battery life.
Battery life will vary due to usage pattern and environmental conditions.
• Please use only an approved charging accessory to charge your LG
device. Improper handling of the charging port, as well as the use of an
incompatible charger, may cause damage to your device and void the
warranty.
• The charging temperature range is between 0 °C/32 °F and 40 °C/
104 °F. Do not charge the battery out of the recommended temperature
range. Charging out of the recommended range might cause heat to
be generated or serious damage to the battery. It might also cause the
deterioration of the battery’s characteristics and cycle life.
• Do not use or leave the device in direct sunlight or in a car heated by
sunshine. The device may generate excessive heat, smoke, or flame. It also
might cause deterioration of device’s characteristics or cycle life.
• If the skin or cloth is smeared with liquid from the battery, wash with fresh
water. It may cause skin inflammation.
• Please take your device to an authorized service center immediately if this
occurs.
• Do not handle the device with wet hands while it is being charged. It may
cause an electric shock or seriously damage your device.
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• Do not charge while the device or charging cable is wet or contains
moisture. This can cause fire, electric shock, injury or damage to the device.
• Do not place or answer calls while charging the device as it may shortcircuit the device and/or cause electric shock or fire.
• Talking on your device for a long period of time may reduce call quality due
to heat generated during use.
WARNING! Notice for Battery Replacement
• Do not remove the back cover.
• Your device has an internal battery. For your safety, do not remove the
battery incorporated in the product. If you need to replace the battery,
take it to the nearest authorized LG Electronics service point or dealer for
assistance.
• The Li-Ion Battery is a hazardous component which can cause injury.
• Battery replacement by non-qualified professional can cause damage to
your device.
Explosion, Shock, and Fire Hazards
• Do not put your device in a place subject to excessive dust and keep the
minimum required distance between the power cord and heat sources.
• Unplug the power cord prior to cleaning your device, and clean the power
plug pin when it’s dirty.
• When using the power plug, ensure that it’s firmly connected. If not, it may
cause excessive heat or fire.
• If you put your device in a pocket or bag without covering the receptacle
of the device (power plug pin), metallic articles (such as a coin, paperclip
or pen) may short-circuit the device and may cause an explosion. Always
cover the receptacle when not in use.
• Do not charge while the device or charging cable is wet or contains
moisture. This can cause fire, electric shock, injury or damage to the device.
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General Notice
• Do not place items containing magnetic components, such as a credit card,
phone card, bank book, or subway ticket, near your device. The magnetism
of the device may damage the data stored in the magnetic strip.
• Talking on your device for a long period of time may reduce call quality due
to heat generated during use.
• When the device is not used for a long period time, store it in a safe place
with the power cord unplugged.
• Using the device in proximity to receiving equipment (i.e., TV or radio) may
cause interference to the device.
• Do not immerse your device in water, liquid, or expose to high humidity.
Immediately, take it to an LG Authorized Service Center.
• Do not paint your device.
• The data saved in your device might be deleted due to careless use, repair
of the device, or upgrade of the software. Please backup your important
phone numbers. (Ringtones, text messages, voice messages, pictures, and
videos could also be deleted.) The manufacturer is not liable for damage
due to the loss of data.
• When you use the device in public places, set the ringtone to vibration so
you don’t disturb others.
• Do not turn your device on or off when putting it to your ear.
• Use accessories, such as earphones and headsets, with caution. Ensure
that cables are tucked away safely.
FDA Consumer Update
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological
Health Consumer Update on Mobile Phones:
1. Do wireless devices pose a health hazard?
The available scientific evidence does not show that any health problems
are associated with using wireless devices. There is no proof, however, that
wireless devices are absolutely safe. Wireless devices emit low levels of Radio
Frequency (RF) energy in the microwave range while being used. They also
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emit very low levels of RF when in standby mode. Whereas high levels of RF
can produce health effects (by heating tissue), exposure to low level RF that
does not produce heating effects causes no known adverse health effects.
Many studies of low level RF exposures have not found any biological effects.
Some studies have suggested that some biological effects may occur, but
such findings have not been confirmed by additional research. In some cases,
other researchers have had difficulty in reproducing those studies, or in
determining the reasons for inconsistent results.
2. What is the FDA’s role concerning the safety of wireless
devices?
Under the law, the FDA does not review the safety of radiation-emitting
consumer products such as wireless devices before they can be sold, as it does
with new drugs or medical devices. However, the agency has authority to take
action if wireless devices are shown to emit Radio Frequency (RF) energy at
a level that is hazardous to the user. In such a case, the FDA could require the
manufacturers of wireless devices to notify users of the health hazard and
to repair, replace, or recall the devices so that the hazard no longer exists.
Although the existing scientific data do not justify FDA regulatory actions,
the FDA has urged the wireless device industry to take a number of steps,
including the following:
• Support needed research into possible biological effects of RF of the type
emitted by wireless devices;
• Design wireless devices in a way that minimizes any RF exposure to the
user that is not necessary for device function; and
• Cooperate in providing users of wireless devices with the best possible
information on possible effects of wireless device use on human health.
The FDA belongs to an interagency working group of the federal agencies that
have responsibility for different aspects of RF safety to ensure coordinated
efforts at the federal level. The following agencies belong to this working
group:
• National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
• Environmental Protection Agency
• Occupational Safety and Health Administration
• National Telecommunications and Information Administration
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The National Institutes of Health participates in some interagency working
group activities, as well.
The FDA shares regulatory responsibilities for wireless devices with the
Federal Communications Commission (FCC). All devices that are sold in the
United States must comply with FCC safety guidelines that limit RF exposure.
The FCC relies on the FDA and other health agencies for safety questions
about wireless devices.
The FCC also regulates the base stations that the wireless device networks
rely upon. While these base stations operate at higher power than do the
wireless devices themselves, the RF exposures that people get from these
base stations are typically thousands of times lower than those they can get
from wireless devices. Base stations are thus not the subject of the safety
questions discussed in this document.
3. What kinds of devices are the subject of this update?
The term “wireless device” refers here to handheld wireless devices with
built-in antennas, often called “cell,” “mobile,” or “PCS” devices. These types
of wireless devices can expose the user to measurable Radio Frequency (RF)
energy because of the short distance between the device and the user’s head.
These RF exposures are limited by FCC safety guidelines that were developed
with the advice of the FDA and other federal health and safety agencies.
When the device is located at greater distances from the user, the exposure
to RF is drastically lower because a person’s RF exposure decreases rapidly
with increasing distance from the source. The so-called “cordless devices,”
which have a base unit connected to the telephone wiring in a house, typically
operate at far lower power levels, and thus produce RF exposures far below
the FCC safety limits.
4. What are the results of the research done already?
The research done thus far has produced conflicting results, and many studies
have suffered from flaws in their research methods. Animal experiments
investigating the effects of Radio Frequency (RF) energy exposures
characteristic of wireless devices have yielded conflicting results that often
cannot be repeated in other laboratories. A few animal studies, however, have
suggested that low levels of RF could accelerate the development of cancer
in laboratory animals. However, many of the studies that showed increased
tumor development used animals that had been genetically engineered or
treated with cancer-causing chemicals so as to be pre-disposed to develop
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cancer in the absence of RF exposure. Other studies exposed the animals
to RF for up to 22 hours per day. These conditions are not similar to the
conditions under which people use wireless devices, so we do not know with
certainty what the results of such studies mean for human health. Three large
epidemiology studies have been published since December 2000. Between
them, the studies investigated any possible association between the use of
wireless devices and primary brain cancer, glioma, meningioma, or acoustic
neuroma, tumors of the brain or salivary gland, leukemia, or other cancers.
None of the studies demonstrated the existence of any harmful health effects
from wireless device RF exposures. However, none of the studies can answer
questions about long-term exposures, since the average period of device use
in these studies was around three years.
5. What research is needed to decide whether RF exposure from
wireless devices poses a health risk?
A combination of laboratory studies and epidemiological studies of people
actually using wireless devices would provide some of the data that are
needed. Lifetime animal exposure studies could be completed in a few years.
However, very large numbers of animals would be needed to provide reliable
proof of a cancer promoting effect if one exists. Epidemiological studies can
provide data that is directly applicable to human populations, but ten or more
years follow-up may be needed to provide answers about some health effects,
such as cancer. This is because the interval between the time of exposure to
a cancer-causing agent and the time tumors develop — if they do — may be
many, many years. The interpretation of epidemiological studies is hampered
by difficulties in measuring actual RF exposure during day-to-day use of
wireless devices. Many factors affect this measurement, such as the angle at
which the device is held, or which model of device is used.
6. What is the FDA doing to find out more about the possible
health effects of wireless device RF?
The FDA is working with the U.S. National Toxicology Program and with groups
of investigators around the world to ensure that high priority animal studies
are conducted to address important questions about the effects of exposure
to Radio Frequency (RF) energy.
The FDA has been a leading participant in the World Health Organization
International Electro Magnetic Fields (EMF) Project since its inception in
1996. An influential result of this work has been the development of a
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detailed agenda of research needs that has driven the establishment of new
research programs around the world. The project has also helped develop a
series of public information documents on EMF issues.
The FDA and the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA)
have a formal Cooperative Research And Development Agreement (CRADA)
to do research on wireless device safety. The FDA provides the scientific
oversight, obtaining input from experts in government, industry, and academic
organizations. CTIA-funded research is conducted through contracts with
independent investigators. The initial research will include both laboratory
studies and studies of wireless device users. The CRADA will also include a
broad assessment of additional research needs in the context of the latest
research developments around the world.
7. How can I find out how much Radio Frequency energy
exposure I can get by using my wireless device?
All devices sold in the United States must comply with Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) guidelines that limit Radio Frequency
(RF) energy exposures. The FCC established these guidelines in consultation
with the FDA and the other federal health and safety agencies. The FCC limit
for RF exposure from wireless devices is set at a Specific Absorption Rate
(SAR) of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg). The FCC limit is consistent with
the safety standards developed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic
Engineering (IEEE) and the National Council on Radiation Protection and
Measurement. The exposure limit takes into consideration the body’s ability
to remove heat from the tissues that absorb energy from the wireless device
and is set well below levels known to have effects. Manufacturers of wireless
devices must report the RF exposure level for each model of device to the
FCC. The FCC website (http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety) gives directions for
locating the FCC identification number on your device so you can find your
device’s RF exposure level in the online listing.
8. What has the FDA done to measure the Radio Frequency
energy coming from wireless devices?
The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) is developing a
technical standard for measuring the Radio Frequency (RF) energy exposure
from wireless devices and other wireless handsets with the participation and
leadership of FDA scientists and engineers. The standard, “Recommended
Practice for Determining the Spatial-Peak Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) in
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the Human Body Due to Wireless Communications Devices: Experimental
Techniques,” sets forth the first consistent test methodology for measuring
the rate at which RF is deposited in the heads of wireless device users. The
test method uses a tissue-simulating model of the human head.
Standardized SAR test methodology is expected to greatly improve the
consistency of measurements made at different laboratories on the same
device. SAR is the measurement of the amount of energy absorbed in tissue,
either by the whole body or a small part of the body. It is measured in watts/
kg (or milliwatts/g) of matter. This measurement is used to determine
whether a wireless device complies with safety guidelines.
9. What steps can I take to reduce my exposure to Radio
Frequency energy from my wireless device?
If there is a risk from these products — and at this point we do not know
that there is — it is probably very small. But if you are concerned about
avoiding even potential risks, you can take a few simple steps to minimize
your exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) energy. Since time is a key factor in
how much exposure a person receives, reducing the amount of time spent
using a wireless device will reduce RF exposure. If you must conduct extended
conversations by wireless device every day, you could place more distance
between your body and the source of the RF, since the exposure level drops
off dramatically with distance. For example, you could use a headset and carry
the wireless device away from your body or use a wireless device connected
to a remote antenna. Again, the scientific data does not demonstrate that
wireless devices are harmful. But if you are concerned about the RF exposure
from these products, you can use measures like those described above to
reduce your RF exposure from wireless device use.
10. What about children using wireless devices?
The scientific evidence does not show a danger to users of wireless devices,
including children and teenagers. If you want to take steps to lower exposure
to Radio Frequency (RF) energy, the measures described above would apply
to children and teenagers using wireless devices. Reducing the time of
wireless device use and increasing the distance between the user and the RF
source will reduce RF exposure. Some groups sponsored by other national
governments have advised that children be discouraged from using wireless
devices at all. For example, the government in the United Kingdom distributed
leaflets containing such a recommendation in December 2000.
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They noted that no evidence exists that using a wireless device causes brain
tumors or other ill effects. Their recommendation to limit wireless device use
by children was strictly precautionary; it was not based on scientific evidence
that any health hazard exists.
11. What about wireless device interference with medical
equipment?
Radio Frequency (RF) energy from wireless devices can interact with some
electronic devices. For this reason, the FDA helped develop a detailed test
method to measure Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) of implanted cardiac
pacemakers and defibrillators from wireless telephones. This test method is
now part of a standard sponsored by the Association for the Advancement
of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI). The final draft, a joint effort by the FDA,
medical device manufacturers, and many other groups, was completed in
late 2000. This standard will allow manufacturers to ensure that cardiac
pacemakers and defibrillators are safe from wireless device EMI.
The FDA has tested hearing aids for interference from handheld wireless
devices and helped develop a voluntary standard sponsored by the Institute
of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). This standard specifies test
methods and performance requirements for hearing aids and wireless devices
so that no interference occurs when a person uses a “compatible” device and a
“compatible” hearing aid at the same time. This standard was approved by the
IEEE in 2000.
The FDA continues to monitor the use of wireless devices for possible
interactions with other medical devices. Should harmful interference be found
to occur, the FDA will conduct testing to assess the interference and work to
resolve the problem.
12. Where can I find additional information?
For additional information, please refer to the following resources:
FDA web page on wireless devices
(http://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/RadiationEmittingProductsa
ndProcedures/HomeBusinessandEntertainment/CellPhones/default.htm)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) RF Safety Program
(http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety)
International Commission on Non-lonizing Radiation Protection
(http://www.icnirp.de)
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World Health Organization (WHO) International EMF Project
(http://www.who.int/emf)
National Radiological Protection Board (UK)
(http://www.hpa.org.uk/radiation/)
Driving
Check the laws and regulations on the use of wireless devices in the areas
where you drive and always obey them. Also, if using your device while driving,
please observe the following:
• Give full attention to driving -- driving safely is your first responsibility;
• Use hands-free operation, if available;
• Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving
conditions or the law require it.
10 Driver Safety Tips
Your wireless device gives you the powerful ability to communicate by voice
almost anywhere, anytime. An important responsibility accompanies the
benefits of wireless devices, one that every user must uphold.
When operating a car, driving is your first responsibility. When using your
wireless device behind the wheel of a car, practice good common sense and
remember the following tips:
1. Get to know your wireless device and its features, such as speed dial and
redial. Carefully read your instruction manual and learn to take advantage
of valuable features most devices offer, including automatic redial and
memory. Also, work to memorize the device keypad so you can use the
speed dial function without taking your attention off the road.
2. When available, use a hands-free device. A number of hands-free wireless
device accessories are readily available today. Whether you choose an
installed mounted device for your wireless device or a speaker phone
accessory, take advantage of these devices if available to you.
3. Make sure you place your wireless device within easy reach and where
you can reach it without removing your eyes from the road. If you get an
incoming call at an inconvenient time, if possible, let your voicemail answer
it for you.
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4. Suspend conversations during hazardous driving conditions or situations.
Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving; if necessary,
suspend the call in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions. Rain,
sleet, snow, and ice can be hazardous, but so is heavy traffic. As a driver,
your first responsibility is to pay attention to the road.
5. Don’t take notes or look up phone numbers while driving. If you are reading
an address book or business card, or writing a “to-do” list while driving a car,
you are not watching where you are going. It is common sense. Do not get
caught in a dangerous situation because you are reading or writing and not
paying attention to the road or nearby vehicles.
6. Dial sensibly and assess the traffic; if possible, place calls when you are not
moving or before pulling into traffic. Try to plan your calls before you begin
your trip or attempt to coincide your calls with times you may be stopped
at a stop sign, red light, or otherwise stationary. But if you need to dial while
driving, follow this simple tip -- dial only a few numbers, check the road and
your mirrors, then continue.
7. Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may be
distracting. Stressful or emotional conversations and driving do not mix;
they are distracting and even dangerous when you are behind the wheel
of a car. Make people you are talking with aware you are driving and if
necessary, suspend conversations which have the potential to divert your
attention from the road.
8. Use your wireless device to call for help. Your wireless device is one of the
greatest tools you can own to protect yourself and your family in dangerous
situations -- with your device at your side, help is only three numbers away.
Dial 911 or another local emergency number in the case of fire, traffic
accident, road hazard, or medical emergency. Remember, it’s a free call on
your wireless device!
9. Use your wireless device to help others in emergencies. Your wireless
device provides you a perfect opportunity to be a “Good Samaritan” in your
community. If you see an auto accident, crime in progress or other serious
emergency where lives are in danger, call 911 or another local emergency
number, as you would want others to do for you.
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10. Call roadside assistance or a special wireless non-emergency assistance
number when necessary. Certain situations you encounter while driving
may require attention, but are not urgent enough to merit a call for
emergency services. But you can still use your wireless device to lend a
hand. If you see a broken-down vehicle posing no serious hazard, a broken
traffic signal, a minor traffic accident where no one appears injured or a
vehicle you know to be stolen, call roadside assistance or other special
non-emergency wireless number.
The above tips are meant as general guidelines. Before deciding to use your
mobile device while operating a vehicle, it is recommended that you consult
your applicable jurisdiction’s local laws or other regulations regarding such use.
Such laws or other regulations may prohibit or otherwise restrict the manner
in which a driver may use his or her device while operating a vehicle.
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07
LIMITED
WARRANTY
STATEMENT
ARBITRATION NOTICE: THIS LIMITED WARRANTY CONTAINS AN
ARBITRATION PROVISION THAT REQUIRES YOU AND LG TO RESOLVE
DISPUTES BY BINDING ARBITRATION INSTEAD OF IN COURT, UNLESS YOU
CHOOSE TO OPT OUT. IN ARBITRATION, CLASS ACTIONS AND JURY TRIALS
ARE NOT PERMITTED. PLEASE SEE THE SECTION TITLED “PROCEDURE FOR
RESOLVING DISPUTES” BELOW.
Warranty Laws
The following laws govern warranties that arise in retail sales of consumer
goods:
• The California Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act [CC §§1790 et seq],
• The California Uniform Commercial Code, Division Two [Com C §§2101 et
seq], and
• The federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Federal Trade Commission
Improvement Act [15 USC §§2301 et seq; 16 CFR Parts 701– 703].
A typical Magnuson-Moss Act warranty is a written promise that the
product is free of defects or a written promise to refund, repair, or replace
defective goods. [See 15 USC §2301(6).] Remedies include damages
for failing to honor a written warranty or service contract or for violating
disclosure provisions. [See 15 USC §2310(d).] Except for some labeling
and disclosure requirements, the federal Act does not preempt state law.
[See 15 USC §2311.]
1. WHAT THIS WARRANTY COVERS:
LG offers you a limited warranty that the enclosed subscriber unit and its
enclosed accessories will be free from defects in material and workmanship,
according to the following terms and conditions:
(1) The limited warranty for the product extends for TWELVE (12) MONTHS
beginning on the date of purchase of the product with valid proof of
purchase, or absent valid proof of purchase, FIFTEEN (15) MONTHS from
date of manufacture as determined by the unit’s manufacture date code.
(2) The limited warranty extends only to the original purchaser of the product
and is not assignable or transferable to any subsequent purchaser/end
user.
(3) This warranty is good only to the original purchaser of the product during
the warranty period as long as it is in the U.S., including Alaska, Hawaii, U.S.
Territories and Canada.
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(4) The external housing and cosmetic parts shall be free of defects at the
time of shipment and, therefore, shall not be covered under these limited
warranty terms.
(5) Upon request from LG, the consumer must provide information to
reasonably prove the date of purchase.
(6) The customer shall bear the cost of shipping the product to the Customer
Service Department of LG. LG shall bear the cost of shipping the product
back to the consumer after the completion of service under this limited
warranty.
2. WHAT THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER:
(1) Defects or damages resulting from use of the product in other than its
normal and customary manner.
(2) Defects or damages from abnormal use, abnormal conditions, improper
storage, exposure to moisture or dampness, unauthorized modifications,
unauthorized connections, unauthorized repair, misuse, neglect, abuse,
accident, alteration, improper installation, or other acts which are not the
fault of LG, including damage caused by shipping, blown fuses, spills of
food or liquid.
(3) Breakage or damage to antennas unless caused directly by defects in
material or workmanship.
(4) That the Customer Service Department at LG was not notified by
consumer of the alleged defect or malfunction of the product during the
applicable limited warranty period.
(5) Products which have had the serial number removed or made illegible.
(6) This limited warranty is in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied
either in fact or by operations of law, statutory or otherwise, including,
but not limited to any implied warranty of marketability or fitness for a
particular use.
(7) Damage resulting from use of non LG approved accessories.
(8) All plastic surfaces and all other externally exposed parts that are
scratched or damaged due to normal customer use.
(9) Products operated outside published maximum ratings.
(10) Products used or obtained in a rental program.
(11) Consumables (such as fuses).
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3. WHAT LG WILL DO:
LG will, at its sole option, either repair, replace or refund the purchase price
of any unit that is covered under this limited warranty. LG may choose at its
option to use functionally equivalent re-conditioned, refurbished or new units
or parts or any units. In addition, LG will not re-install or back-up any data,
applications or software that you have added to your device. It is therefore
recommended that you back-up any such data or information prior to sending
the unit to LG to avoid the permanent loss of such information.
4. STATE LAW RIGHTS:
No other express warranty is applicable to this product. THE DURATION
OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
MARKETABILITY OR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, IS LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY
HEREIN. LG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OF THE USE OF THE
PRODUCT, INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, DIRECT OR
CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE,
THIS PRODUCT OR FOR ANY BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MARKETABILITY OR
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE APPLICABLE
TO THIS PRODUCT.
Some states do not allow the exclusive limitation of incidental or
consequential damages or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts;
so these limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives
you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from
state to state.
5. HOW TO GET WARRANTY SERVICE:
To obtain warranty service, please call or fax to the following telephone
numbers from anywhere in the continental United States:
Tel. 1-800-793-8896 or Fax. 1-800-448-4026
Or visit http://www.lg.com/us/support. Correspondence may also be mailed to:
LG Electronics Service- Mobile Handsets, P.O. Box 240007, Huntsville, AL
35824
DO NOT RETURN YOUR PRODUCT TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS. Please call
or write for the location of the LG authorized service center nearest you and
for the procedures for obtaining warranty claims.
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PROCEDURE FOR RESOLVING DISPUTES:
ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND LG ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING
IN ANY WAY TO THIS LIMITED WARRANTY OR THE PRODUCT SHALL BE
RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH BINDING ARBITRATION, AND NOT IN A
COURT OF GENERAL JURISDICTION. BINDING ARBITRATION MEANS THAT
YOU AND LG ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AND TO
BRING OR PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION.
Definitions. For the purposes of this section, references to “LG” mean LG
Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc., its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and
each of their officers, directors, employees, agents, beneficiaries, predecessors
in interest, successors, assigns and suppliers; references to “dispute” or
“claim” shall include any dispute, claim or controversy of any kind whatsoever
(whether based in contract, tort, statute, regulation, ordinance, fraud,
misrepresentation or any other legal or equitable theory) arising out of or
relating in any way to the sale, condition or performance of the product or this
Limited Warranty.
Agreement to Binding Arbitration and Class Action Waiver. You and LG agree
to resolve any claims between us only by binding arbitration on an individual
basis, unless you opt out as provided below. Any dispute between you and
LG shall not be combined or consolidated with a dispute involving any other
person’s or entity’s product or claim. More specifically, without limitation of the
foregoing, any dispute between you and LG shall not under any circumstances
proceed as part of a class or representative action. Instead of arbitration,
either party may bring an individual action in small claims court, but that small
claims court action may not be brought on a class or representative basis.
Arbitration Rules and Procedures. To begin arbitration of a claim, either you
or LG must make a written demand for arbitration. The arbitration will be
administered by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and will be
conducted before a single arbitrator under the AAA’s Consumer Arbitration
Rules that are in effect at the time the arbitration is initiated (referred to
as the “AAA Rules”) and under the procedures set forth in this section. The
AAA Rules are available online at www.adr.org/consumer. Send a copy of your
written demand for arbitration, as well as a copy of this provision, to the AAA
in the manner described in the AAA Rules. You must also send a copy of your
written demand to LG at LG Electronics, USA, Inc. Attn: Legal DepartmentArbitration1000 Sylvan Avenue Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. If there is a
conflict between the AAA Rules and the rules set forth in this section, the
rules set forth in this section will govern. This arbitration provision is governed
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by the Federal Arbitration Act. Judgment may be entered on the arbitrator’s
award in any court of competent jurisdiction. All issues are for the arbitrator
to decide, except that issues relating to the scope and enforceability of the
arbitration provision and to the arbitrability of the dispute are for the court to
decide. The arbitrator is bound by the terms of this provision.
Governing Law: The law of the state of your residence shall govern this
Limited Warranty and any disputes between us except to the extent that
such law is preempted by or inconsistent with applicable federal law.
Fees/Costs. You do not need to pay any fee to begin an arbitration. Upon
receipt of your written demand for arbitration, LG will promptly pay all
arbitration filing fees to the AAA unless you seek more than $25,000 in
damages, in which case the payment of these fees will be governed by the
AAA Rules. Except as otherwise provided for herein, LG will pay all AAA filing,
administration and arbitrator fees for any arbitration initiated in accordance
with the AAA Rules and this arbitration provision. If you prevail in the
arbitration, LG will pay your reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses to the
extent required by applicable law. If the arbitrator finds either the substance
of your claim or the relief sought in the demand is frivolous or brought for
an improper purpose (as measured by the standards set forth in Federal
Rule of Civil Procedure 11(b)), then the payment of all arbitration fees will be
governed by the AAA Rules. In such a situation, you agree to reimburse LG for
all monies previously disbursed by it that are otherwise your obligation to pay
under the AAA Rules.
Except as otherwise provided for, LG waives any rights it may have to seek
attorneys’ fees and expenses from you if LG prevails in the arbitration.
Hearings and Location. If your claim is for $25,000 or less, you may choose
to have the arbitration conducted solely on the basis of (1) documents
submitted to the arbitrator, (2) through a telephonic hearing, or (3) by an
in-person hearing as established by the AAA Rules. If your claim exceeds
$25,000, the right to a hearing will be determined by the AAA Rules. Any inperson arbitration hearings will be held at a location within the federal judicial
district in which you reside unless we both agree to another location or we
agree to a telephonic arbitration.
Opt Out. You may opt out of this dispute resolution procedure. If you opt
out, neither you nor LG can require the other to participate in an arbitration
proceeding. To opt out, you must send notice to LG no later than 30 calendar
days from the date of the first consumer purchaser’s purchase of the product
by either: (i) sending an e-mail to optout@lge.com, with the subject line:
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“Arbitration Opt Out” or (ii) calling 1-800-980-2973. You must include in
the opt out e-mail or provide by telephone: (a) your name and address; (b)
the date on which the product was purchased; (c) the product model name
or model number; and (d) the IMEI or MEID or Serial Number, as applicable
(the IMEI or MEID or Serial Number can be found (i) on the product box; (ii)
on a label on the back of the product beneath the battery, if the battery is
removable; or (iii) from the settings menu via the following path: Settings
General About phone Status).
You may only opt out of the dispute resolution procedure in the manner
described above (that is, by e-mail or telephone); no other form of notice will
be effective to opt out of this dispute resolution procedure. Opting out of
this dispute resolution procedure will not affect the coverage of the Limited
Warranty in any way, and you will continue to enjoy the full benefits of the
Limited Warranty. If you keep this product and do not opt out, then you accept
all terms and conditions of the arbitration provision described above.
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