to prevent abnormal turning on in your pocket or bag.
Getting to know your phone
Plug & Pop
Plug & Pop allows you to quickly choose apps to use when plugging in an earphone or
On-the-Go device, such as a mouse or keyboard.
Plug in earphone or OTG (On-the-Go) device (i.e., mouse, keyboard, etc.).
The applications panel will display and you can select an app to run.
NOTE: You can edit the applications to display on the panel and set not to
show the applications panel.
Apps tab > Settings > General tab > Accessory > USB
storage or Earphone.
Your Home screen
Touch screen tips
Here are some tips on how to navigate on your phone.
Tap or touch – A single finger tap selects items, links, shortcuts and letters on the
Touch and hold – Touch and hold an item on the screen by tapping it and not lifting
your finger until an action occurs. For example, to open a contact's available options,
touch and hold the contact in the Contacts list until the context menu opens.
Drag – Touch and hold an item for a moment and then, without lifting your finger, move
your finger on the screen until you reach the target position. You can drag items on the
Home screen to reposition them.
Swipe or slide – To swipe or slide, quickly move your finger across the surface of the
screen, without pausing when you first tap it (so you don’t drag an item instead). For
example, you can slide the screen up or down to scroll through a list, or browse through
the different Home screens by swiping from left to right (and vice versa).
Double-tap – Double-tap to zoom on a webpage or a map. For example, quickly
double-tap a section of a webpage to adjust that section to fit the width of the screen.
You can also double-tap to zoom in and out while viewing the picture.
Pinch-to-Zoom – Use your index finger and thumb in a pinching or spreading motion
to zoom in or out when using the browser or Maps, or when browsing pictures.
Rotate the screen – From many applications and menus, the orientation of the screen
adjusts to the device's physical orientation.
To select an item, tap the center of the icon.
Do not press too hard; the tap screen is sensitive enough to pick up a light,
Use the tip of your finger to tap the option you want. Be careful not to tap
The Home screen is the starting point for many applications and functions, and it allows
you to add items like application shortcuts, or Google widgets to give you instant access
to information and applications. This is the default canvas and accessible from any
menu by tapping
signal strength, battery status, and notification icons.
Widgets are self-contained applications that can be
screen or an extended home screen. Unlike a shortcut,
the Widget appears as an on-screen application.
Tap an icon (application, folder, etc.) to open and use it.
Indicates which Home screen canvas you are viewing.
Quick Key Area
Provides one-touch access to the function in any home
Front Touch Keys
Extended home screen
The operating system provides multiple Home screen canvases to provide more space
for adding icons, widgets, and more.
Slide your finger left or right across the Home screen.
Customizing the Home screen
You can customize your Home screen by adding apps, widgets or changing wallpapers.
To add items on your Home screen
added item on the Home screen.
Drag it to the desired location and lift your finger.
touch and hold the application you want to add.
To remove an item from the Home screen
Home screen > touch and hold the icon you want to remove > drag it to .
From the Apps menu or on the Home screen, touch and hold an application icon
To remove an app from the Quick key area
Touch and hold the desired quick key and drag it to .
To customize apps icons on the Home screen
Touch and hold an application icon until it is unlocked from its current position.
corner of the application.
Tap the application icon again and select the desired icon design and size.
Returning to recently-used applications
Touch and hold
applications you used recently.
Tap an icon to open the application. Or tap
Notifications alert you the arrival of new messages, calendar events, and alarms, as
well as to ongoing events, such as when you are on a call.
When a notification arrives, its icon appears at the top of the screen. Icons for pending
notifications appear on the left, and system icons such as Wi-Fi or battery strength
shown on the right.
NOTE: The available options may vary depending on the region or service
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi &
Opening the notifications panel
Swipe down from the status bar to open the notifications panel.
Quick Toggle Area
Tap each quick toggle key to turn it on/off. Touch
and hold the key to access the settings menu of the
function. To see more toggle keys, swipe left or right.
Tap to remove, add, or rearrange toggle keys.
Tap a QSlide app to open as a small window on your
screen. Tap to remove, add, or rearrange QSlide
Tap to clear all the notifications.
The current notifications are listed, each with a brief
description. Tap a notification to view it.
To close the notifications panel, touch and drag the tab
toward the top of the screen.
Indicator icons on the Status Bar
Indicator icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen to report missed calls,
new messages, calendar events, device status and more.
The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the
device. The icons listed in the table below are some of the most common ones.
No SIM card inserted
Ringer is silenced
No network signal available
Vibrate mode is on
Airplane mode is on
Battery fully charged
Connected to a Wi-Fi network
Battery is charging
Wired headset connected
Phone is connected to PC via
Call in progress
Bluetooth is on
GPS is on
NFC is on
Receiving location data from
An alarm is set
New Gmail message available
New voicemail available
New Hangouts message
New text or multimedia
A song is currently playing
DLNA content share
Mobile hotspot is active
DLNA music playing
NOTE: The icons location in the status bar may differ according to the
function or service.
You can enter text using the on-screen keyboard. The on-screen keyboard appears
automatically on the screen when you need to enter text. To manually display the
keyboard, simply tap a text field where you want to enter text.
Using the keypad & entering text
Tap once to capitalize the next letter you type. Double-tap for all caps.
Tap to switch to the numbers and symbols keyboard.
Tap to switch to handwriting mode.
Tap to enter a space.
Tap to create a new line.
Tap to delete the previous character.
Entering accented letters
When you select French or Spanish as the text entry language, you can enter special
French or Spanish characters (e.g. "á").
For example, to input "á", touch and hold the "a" key until the zoom-in key grows
bigger and displays characters from different languages.
Then select the special character you want.
Google account setup
When you first turn on your phone, you have the opportunity to activate the network, to
sign into your Google Account and select how you want to use certain Google services.
To set up your Google account:
Sign into a Google Account from the prompted set-up screen.
Apps tab > select a Google application, such as Gmail > select
New to create a new account.
If you have a Google account, tap
Existing, enter your email address and password,
then tap .
Once you have set up your Google account on your phone, your phone automatically
synchronizes with your Google account on the Web.
Your contacts, Gmail messages, Calendar events and other information from these
applications and services on the Web are synchronized with your phone. (This will
depend on your synchronization settings.)
After signing in, you can use Gmail™ and take advantage of Google services on your
Connecting to Networks and Devices
With Wi-Fi, you can use high-speed Internet access within the coverage of the wireless
Connecting to Wi-Fi networks
To use Wi-Fi on your phone, you need to access a wireless access point or ‘hotspot’.
Some access points are open and you can simply connect to them. Others are hidden
or use security features; you must configure your phone to be able to connect to them.
Turn off Wi-Fi when you're not using it to extend the life of your battery.
NOTE: If you are out of the Wi-Fi zone or have set Wi-Fi to OFF, additional
charges may be applied by your mobile operator for mobile data use.
Turning Wi-Fi on and connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Wi-Fi to ON to turn it on and start scanning for available Wi-Fi networks.
Tap the Wi-Fi menu again to see a list of active and in-range Wi-Fi networks.
Secured networks are indicated by a lock icon.
Tap a network to connect to it.
If the network is secured, you are prompted to enter a password or other
credentials. (Ask your network administrator for details)
You can use Bluetooth to send data by running a corresponding application, but not
from the Bluetooth menu as on most other mobile phones.
LG is not responsible for the loss, interception or misuse of data sent or
Always ensure that you share and receive data with devices that are trusted
operating distance may be reduced.
Some devices, especially those that are not tested or approved by Bluetooth
Turning on Bluetooth and pairing up your phone with a Bluetooth device
You must pair your device with another device before you connect to it.
and option to search devices. Now tap
Search for devices to view the devices in
the Bluetooth Range.
Choose the device you want to pair with from the list.
NOTE: Some devices, especially headsets or hands-free car kits, may have a
fixed Bluetooth PIN, such as 0000. If the other device has a PIN, you will be
asked to enter it.
Send data using the Bluetooth wireless feature
appropriate application or from
NOTE: The method for selecting an option may vary by data type.
Search for and pair with a Bluetooth-enabled device.
visible on other devices.
NOTE: To select the length of time that your device will be visible, tap
Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive data from the device.
Sharing your phone's data connection
USB tethering and portable Wi-Fi hotspot are great features when there are no wireless
connections available. You can share your phone's mobile data connection with a
single computer via a USB cable (USB tethering). You can also share your phone's data
connection with more than one device at a time by turning your phone into a portable
When your phone is sharing its data connection, an icon appears in the status bar and
as an ongoing notification in the notifications drawer.
For the latest information about tethering and portable hotspots, including supported
operating systems and other details, visit http://www.android.com/tether.
To share your phone's data connection as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot
Apps tab > Settings > Networks tab > Tethering &
networks > Wi-Fi hotspot switch to activate.
flavours of Linux (such as Ubuntu), you will not usually need to prepare your
computer for tethering. But, if you are running an earlier version of Windows
or another operating system, you may need to prepare your computer to
establish a network connection via USB. For the most current information
about which operating systems support USB tethering and how to configure
them, visit http://www.android.com/tether.
To rename or secure your portable hotspot
You can change the name of your phone's Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and secure its
Apps tab > Settings > Networks tab > Tethering &
networks > Wi-Fi hotspot.
Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
You can change the
for Wi-Fi networks.
You can also tap the
Access 2 (WPA2) security using a pre-shared key (PSK).
If you touch the
up Wi-Fi hotspot dialogue box. If you enter a password, you will need to enter
that password when you connect to the phone's hotspot with a computer or other
device. You can set
Open in the Security menu to remove security from your Wi-Fi
ATTENTION! If you set the security option as Open, you cannot prevent
unauthorised usage of online services by other people and additional charges
may be incurred. To avoid unauthorized usage, you are advised to keep the
security option active.
Wi-Fi Direct supports a direct connection between Wi-Fi enabled devices without an
access point. Due to the high battery usage of Wi-Fi direct, it is recommended that you
plug your phone into a power outlet while using the Wi-Fi Direct feature. Check your
Wi-Fi & Wi-Fi Directed network in advance and make sure the users are connected to
the same network.
To turn on Wi-Fi Direct:
> System settings > Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi Direct at the bottom of the screen.
Select a device to connect with from the scanned device list.
SmartShare uses DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) technology to share digital content
through a wireless network. Both devices must be DLNA certified to support this feature.
You can enjoy SmartShare feature on Gallery, Music, Video, and Polaris Office.
On the content you want to play or beam, tap
Play or Beam in the dialog box.
Play: You can stream your content via TV, Bluetooth speaker, etc.
Beam: You can send your content to Bluetooth devices or SmartShare Beam*-
supported LG phones or tablets.
*SmartShare Beam quickly transfers multimedia contents through Wi-Fi Direct.
Tap the device to play or receive on the list.
If the device is not on the list, make sure on the device that Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, or
To enjoy content from nearby devices such as a computer or mobile device on
Nearby devices on Gallery,
Music, or Videos application as below.
Ensure that your phone and nearby devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Make sure DLNA feature on the nearby device is turned on.
Tap the device to connect.
Search nearby devices.
After connection, you can enjoy the contents from the nearby device on your phone.
PC connections with a USB cable
Learn to connect your device to a PC with a USB cable in USB connection modes.
Transferring music, photos and videos using the USB mass storage mode
to manually change the settings. Choose
System settings > General tab > PC
connection > Select USB connection method, then select Media sync (MTP).
You can now view the mass storage content on your PC and transfer the files.
Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your PC.
Use the USB cable to connect the phone to a PC on which Windows Media Player
Media sync (MTP) option. When connected, a pop-up window will
appear on the PC.
The following requirements must be satisfied to synchronize with Windows Media
Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Vista or higher
If the Windows Media Player version is lower than 10, install version 10 or higher.
to make a call.
To end a call, tap the