If powered off, press and hold the Power button (on the back) until the LG logo appears then release.
Select the appropriate language then tap NEXT (lower-right).
Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
From the Phone Activation screen, tap NEXT or tap ACTIVATE NOW (if available).
If prompted, enter the Account PIN.
See Account PIN FAQs for additional info.
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.
From the 'Set up Wi-Fi' screen, tap SKIP.
From the 'Welcome to your VS995' screen, tap Set up as new.
From the 'Sign in with your Google account' screen, navigate: Skip > Skip.
From the Name screen, enter your first and last name then tap NEXT.
From the 'Add your fingerprint' screen, select No, thanks then navigate: NEXT > SKIP ANYWAY.
From the Google services screen, select any of the following to turn on or off then tap I AGREE (may require scrolling to the bottom):
Help apps find location
Improve location accuracy
Send system data
From the Verizon Cloud screen, navigate: SKIP > NOT NOW.
To add Verizon Cloud after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Verizon apps folder > Cloud.