LG K8 V Prepaid - Activate / Set Up Device

If you are upgrading your existing Verizon device, follow these steps to activate before proceeding with the instructions below.

Note Notes:

  • If performing first time (out-of-the-box) setup, ensure the SIM card is inserted.
  • Accounts (e.g., Gmail, email, etc.) should be set up after activating the device (see Related Topics).
  • For more info on prepaid service activation, refer to Set up Verizon Prepaid Service.
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  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the back) until the LG logo appears then release.
    Note The intialization screen instructs you to 'Please wait while we prepare your phone.'
  2. Select the appropriate language option then tap the NEXT (located in the lower-right).
  3. From the Phone activation screen, tap NEXT.
  4. From the 'Add your account' screen, enter your email address then tap NEXT.
  5. Enter your password then tap NEXT.
  6. To continue, tap ACCEPT to agree with the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.
  7. From the 'New account features' screen, review the features (scrolling required) then tap I AGREE.
  8. From the Google services screen, tap any of the following services to enable or disable then tap NEXT.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Helo apps find your location
    • Improve location accuracy
    • Help improve your Android experience
  9. Tap No thanks at the payment entry screen.
  10. From the 'Which device?' screen, choose to restore from a previous phone or tap Don't restore.
  11. If preferred, from the "Protect your phone screen", tap NEXT to select one of the following screen lock options:
    • Knock Code
    • Pattern
    • PIN
    • Password
  12. Tap one of the following to set lock screen notification settings:
    • Show all notifications
    • Hide sensitive only
    • Hide all notifications
  13. Tap OK.
  14. From the 'Verizon Cloud' screen, tap NEXT then choose what to back up.
  15. Tap NEXT then tap DONE WITH CLOUD.
  16. From the 'Email Accounts' screen, tap SKIP.
  17. Tap DONE to complete setup.

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