LG K8 V - Turn Phone Storage Encryption On / Off

Note This device supports full disk encryption of internal storage by protecting content with a password should the device be lost or stolen. The SD card can be encrypted as well.

Caution Caution:

  • Device encryption may take an hour or more to complete.
  • Don't interrupt encryption process as doing so causes data to be lost.
  • The device can only be unencrypted by performing a factory data reset.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Security.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the Encryption section, tap Encrypt phone.
  3. Tap ENCRYPT PHONE.
    Note If encrypting the SD card, navigate: Encrypt SD card > Continue > ENCRYPT NOW.
  4. Tap Quick encryption or Full encryption then tap ENCRYPT NOW.
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