LG G8 ThinQ™ - 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 devic

Caution To avoid potential issues, review the following:

 

  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (right edge) until the LG logo appears then release.
  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.
    Verify your account screen
  4. After the phone is activated, tap NEXT.
    Phone activation
  5. From the 'Set up Wi-Fi' screen, 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 the preferred option.
    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. Enter the password then tap Next.
    Tap Next
  9. Read the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy then tap I agree to continue.
    Tap I agree
  10. Turn on any of the following then tap ACCEPT:
    Note On when the switch is turned on Switch on.
    • Back up to Google Drive
    • Help apps find location
    • Improve location accuracy
    • Send system data
    Tap Accept
  11. From the 'Secure your phone' screen, select an option.
    Note If you choose 'No, thanks' you can set up face, fingerprint, or screen Lock after setup is complete.
    Tap Next
  12. From the 'How to talk to your Assistant' screen, tap Continue.
    Tap Continue
  13. From the 'Your Assistant is a tap away' screen, tap Continue.
    Tap Continue
  14. From the 'Verizon Services' turn on any of the following then tap ACCEPT:
    Note On when the switch is turned on Switch on.
    • Location info
    • Apps info
    Tap Accept
  15. From the 'Verizon Cloud' screen, tap NEXT.
    Note If you choose 'Skip', you can set up Verizon Cloud after setup is complete.
    Tap Next
  16. From the 'Security & Privacy' screen, review the terms and conditions then tap ACCEPT.
    Tap Accept
  17. From the 'Ready to go!' summary screen, tap GOT IT!.
    Tap Got It!

 

Video Camera Icon If you'd like additional support, check out this Getting Started With a New Smartphone video.

 

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