LG V30® - 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 (back of phone) until the LG logo appears then release.
    Press and hold the Power button
  2. Select the appropriate language then tap NEXT.
    Setup Wizard
  3. If presented with 'Verify Your Account', enter your Verizon account PIN then tap NEXT.
    Note See Account PIN FAQs for additional info.
    Note If activating a new phone, ensure the old phone is powered off.
    Verify your account screen
  4. After the phone is activated, tap NEXT.
    Phone activation
  5. Select a network then enter the password.
    Note If you choose 'SKIP', you can add Wi-Fi networks after setup is complete
    Set up Wi-Fi
  6. From the 'Copy apps & data' screen, tap NEXT.
    Tap an Option
  7. Sign in to your existing Google™ account or create a new one.
    Note If you choose 'Skip', you can add your Google account after setup is complete.
    Sign in with Google
  8. Turn on any of the following then tap ACCEPT:
    Note On when the switch is turned on On switch icon.
    • Use location
    • Allow scanning
    •  Send usage and diagnostic data 

Tap Accept

  1. From the 'Secure your phone' screen, select an option.
    Note If you choose 'No, thanks' you can add a screen lock or fingerprint recognition after setup is complete.
    Select an option then tap NEXT
  2. Tap the preferred option then follow the on-screen instructions.
    Tap the preferred option
  3. From the 'Your Google Assistant is built into your new phone' screen, tap Next.
    Tap Continue
  4. From the 'Verizon Cloud' screen, tap NEXT.
    Note If you choose 'Skip', you can set up Verizon Cloud after setup is complete.
    Tap Next
  5. From the Email accounts' screen, add any additional email accounts or press SKIP.
    Tap an Account or Skip
  6. From the 'Security & Privacy' screen, review the terms and conditions then tap ACCEPT.
    Tap Accept
  7. From the 'Ready to go!' summary screen, tap GOT IT!.
    Tap Got It!