LG G6™ - 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:

  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the back of the device) until the LG logo appears then release.
  2. Select the appropriate Language then tap NEXT.
    Tap Next
  3. From the 'Set up your VS988' screen tap an option:
    • Copy your data (follow the prompts)
    • Set up as new
    Tap an Option
  4. On the Connect to Wi-Fi screen, tap Skip.
  5. From the 'Verify your account' screen, enter the gmail email username then tap Next.
    Note Tap Or create a New Account to log in with a new gmail account.
    Tap Next
  6. Enter the password then tap Next.
    Tap Next
  7. From the 'Add your fingerprint' screen, tap No Thanks then tap Next.
    Tap Next
    Note Once setup is complete, refer to Set up Screen Lock.
  9. Enable any of the following then tap Agree (located lower-right):
    Note Enabled when the service is turned on On Switch.
    • Back up to Google Drive
    • Help apps find location
    • Improve loctation accuracy
    • Send system data
    • Install updates & apps
    Tap Next
  10. From the "Meet your Google Assistant" screen, tap Skip.
    Tap Next
  11. After the phone is activated, tap Next (located lower-right).
    Tap Next
  12. From the 'Verizon Cloud' screen, tap Skip then tap Not Now (located lower-left).
    Tap Skip
  13. From the 'Email accounts' screen, tap Skip (located lower-right).
    Note To add Email accounts after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Settings > Accounts > Add Account.
    Tap Skip
  14. From the 'Setup Wizard' summary screen, tap Got It!.
    Tap Got It!

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