LG V10™ - Activate / Set Up Device

If you need to transfer contacts and media from one device to another, follow these step-by-step instructions before activating the new device.

Caution To avoid potential issues, review the following:

  • Accounts (e.g., Gmail, email, etc.) should be set up after activating the device (see Related Topics).
  • To activate the device on prepaid service, refer to Set up Verizon Prepaid Service.
  • Wi-Fi Calling settings don't transfer after switching devices and/or performing a factory data reset. You need to enable W-Fi Calling manually if you want to use it.

  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the back) until the LG logo appears then release.
  2. Select the appropriate language option then tap the NEXT (located in the lower-right).
  3. From the Phone Activation screen, tap NEXT or tap ACTIVATE NOW (if available).
    Note If prompted, enter the last 4 digits of the Account Owner's Social Security Number or the Billing Password.
    Note If activating a new phone, ensure the old phone is powered off and allow several minutes for the deactivation of the old phone to complete.
  4. From the Verizon Cloud screen, tap SKIP then tap NOT NOW.
  5. From the Email Accounts screen, tap SKIP.
  6. From the Tap & Go screen, tap SKIP.
    Note To configure Tap & Go settings after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Share & connect.
  7. If presented, from the "Verify your account" screen, sign in with a Google Account that was previously synced on the device.
  8. From the "Add your account" screen, tap SKIP then SKIP.
  9. From the Name screen, enter the first and last names, tap NEXT.
  10. From the "Protect your phone" screen, tap SKIP > SKIP ANYWAY.
  11. Enable any of the following then tap NEXT:
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present
    • Use Google's location service
    • Help improve location services
    • Help improve your Android experience
  12. From the Summary screen, tap DONE.

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