LG G7 ThinQ™ - Support Overview

Find device-specific support and online tools for your LG G7 ThinQ.

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Accessories

Download and Install Samsung Gear Manager - Android® 

Here's how to install Samsung Gear Manager on your Android device.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Activate Your New or Certified Pre-owned Verizon Smartphone

Get instructions on how to set up & activate a new or pre-owned smartphone with Verizon. Find out how to switch SIM cards & transfer content to your new device.

Activate, Switch or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) FAQs

Learn how to activate a new device, swap devices on an existing line, switch to Verizon and bring your own phone (BYOD), get a new SIM card and more.

Connect Your Device Directly to the PC

Here's how to connect your device directly to your PC.

How to use Verizon Cloud

Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and use Verizon Cloud online. Upload and back up your contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.

LG G7 ThinQ Quick Reference Guide (PDF)

This quick reference guide shows you how to insert the battery, charge your device, set up and basic use.

LG G7 ThinQ User Guide (PDF)

This User Guide can help you get the most out of your device. Learn about set up, navigation, feature use and advanced functions.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Activate / Set Up Device

Here's how to perform a quick set up and activation on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add an Existing Google™ Account

Here's how to add your Google account on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Adjust Account Sync Settings

Here's how to fix your email if you are not receiving email and app notifications on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Create a New Google™ Account

Here's how to create a Google (Gmail) account on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Android™ Device Protection On / Off

Here's how to turn Android Device Protection for your G7 ThinQ on or off.

Obtaining USB Drivers for your Wireless Device

Here's some info to help you obtain USB drivers for your mobile device.

Perform Over-The-Air Activation (OTA)

Here's how to perform initial activation/setup on your 3G or 4G smartphone or basic phone.

Set up Verizon Prepaid Service - Android™

Here's how to activate prepaid service on an Android device.

Smart Setup Guide

Learn how to back up and transfer your content, activate your new phone, and trade in your old phone with our Smart Setup Guide.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New LG G7 ThinQ

Learn how to set up your new LG G7 with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new phone with this list of practical tips.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone

Learn how to set up your new smartphone with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new phone with this list of practical tips.

Validate Emergency Address (E911)

Here's info on validating your Emergency Address (E911).

Verizon Device Returns, Exchanges, Trade-ins – How to Prep & Ship

Get steps to prepare your device for return, exchange, trade in, warranty return or annual upgrade. Find instructions for packing and shipping your device to Verizon.

Video: Backup and Transfer Options for Android to Android Phones with Smart Setup
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Watch this video to see how to move your content, pictures, contacts and more from your old Android to your new Android phone. See how easy it is with the different options available to transfer your content when activating a new Android.
Length: 1:55

Video: Backup and Transfer Options for Apple to Android Phones with Smart Setup
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Watch this video to see how to move your content, pictures, contacts and more from your old iPhone to your new Android. Learn about the different options available to transfer your content when activating a new Android phone.
Length: 1:29

Video: How to Activate Your Device
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Watch this video to learn how to activate a new device, or switch between devices, on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 3:07

Video: How to Swap Phones on Your Account
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Watch this video to learn how to switch your device with another person on your account.
Length: 1:54

Video: What is Verizon Cloud?
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Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 2:12

Video: What to Expect When Setting Up Your New Phone with Smart Setup
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Smart Setup makes it simple to setup your new phone. You can activate your new phone, backup and transfer content, and even trade-in your old phone.
Length: 1:48

View Verizon Wireless Coverage - International

Here's how to check for service availability around the world.

Alerts & Reminders

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manage Alerts / Notifications

Here's how to change the notification sound for incoming calls and/or messages on your G7 ThinQ.

Back Up & Transfer Content

Access Content Transfer App - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to access the Content Transfer app on your Android smartphone.

Content Transfer App - Transfer Content - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to use the Content Transfer app on your Android smartphone to transfer content between devices

Download and Install Content Transfer App - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to download and install the Content Transfer app on an Android smartphone.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Move Music Files from Device

Here's how to transfer music files between your G7 ThinQ and a computer.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Move Music Files to Device

Here's how to transfer music files between your G7 ThinQ and your computer.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files between your G7 ThinQ and a computer.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files between your G7 ThinQ and your computer.

LG G7 ThinQ™™ - Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to export your contacts to your SD / Memory Card on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™™ - Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to move files from internal storage to an SD / Memory Card for your G7 ThinQ.

Smart Setup Guide

Learn how to back up and transfer your content, activate your new phone, and trade in your old phone with our Smart Setup Guide.

Supported File Types for Transfer Via Bluetooth® - Blackberry®

Here's info on supported file types for Bluetooth transfers on a Blackberry device.

Transfer Content - Apple® iPhone® to Android™

Here's how to transfer content (e.g., contacts, photos, videos, etc.) from your iPhone to a new device.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (USB Cable Transfer)

Here's how to transfer content from your old device to your current Samsung phone.

Video: Use the Content Transfer App to Move Content Between Devices
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With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your contacts and other content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:58

Basics

Certified Like-New Replacement

Information regarding Verizon Wireless' Certified Like-New Replacement program.

How to Clean / Disinfect Your Device

Here's how to properly clean / disinfect / sanitize your smartphone / tablet / basic phone / smartwatch / jetpack.

My Verizon Website - Remove Connected Device (E911)

Here's how to remove a device from your Connected Devices list via the My Verizon website.

Battery & Power

Battery Charging Issues - LG Smartphones

Here's info on what to do if your LG smartphone experiences battery charging issues.

Battery Issues - Battery Usage

This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life).

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Extend Battery Life

Here's how to improve the battery life for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Power Saver Settings

Here's how to help save battery power on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Power Saver On / Off

Here's how to save battery power on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Battery Info

Here's how to check your battery on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Battery Status

Here's how to see charging status, remaining battery life and apps or processes that use battery on your G7 ThinQ.

Power & Charging Issues - Non-Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your non-removable battery charging or not holding a charge, view this info.

Power & Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your removable battery charging or not holding a charge, here are some helpful tips.

Power Cycle the Wireless Device

Here's how to power your device off then back on.

Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android™ 6.x and higher (LG)

Battery optimization helps conserve battery power on your LG device and is turned on by default.

Bluetooth

Audible Tones (Beeping) Can Be Heard On a Bluetooth® Headset

Here's some support info for beeping or audible tones while using Bluetooth headsets.

Bluetooth FAQs

Learn about Bluetooth wireless pairing and how to use it to connect your devices. Establish connections for handsfree calls, wireless speakers and keyboards.

Bluetooth® Help Guide

Here's info on pairing Bluetooth with your vehicle and some FAQs.

Connect your Vehicle to Bluetooth®

To connect your vehicle to a Bluetooth-enabled device, here's a list of auto manufacturers' URLs for more help.

Create a Paired Connection - Windows®

Here's how to create a paired Bluetooth connection with a Windows computer.

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Android™

Here's how to delete a Bluetooth connection from your Android device.

LG G7 ThinQ - Turn Bluetooth On / Off

Here's how to turn Bluetooth for your G7 ThinQ on or off and make it visible to other devices for pairing.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send a contact via Bluetooth on your G7 ThinQ.

Resolving Car Kit mode

Here's what to do if your device is stuck in Car Kit mode.

Calling & Dialing

Add / Remove Spam Blocks - My Verizon Website

Here's how to block text messages originating from email addresses or domains via the My Verizon website.

Add a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website

Here's how to temporarily block unwanted calls and messages via the My Verizon website.

Ensure the 10-Digit Mobile Number or Email Address is Being Entered Correctly

This may help if you're having trouble sending a picture/text message.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add a Speed Dial

Here's how to add a speed dial on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Block / Unblock Numbers

Here's how to send unwanted calls directly to Voicemail for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Call a Number

Here's how to place a call on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manage DTMF Tones

Here's how to change the length of the DTMF tones on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Place a Conference Call

Here's how to place a conference call on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Redial

Here's how to call the last number dialed on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Remove a Speed Dial

Here's how to remove a speed dial on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Wi-Fi Calling On / Off

When turned on, Wi-Fi Calling may improve indoor call quality for your LG G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Wi-Fi On / Off

Here's how to turn Wi-Fi for your G7 ThinQ on or off.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View / Delete Call History

Here's how to view or clear the call history on your G7 ThinQ.

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - Android™ Smartphone

To transfer pictures and videos between from a computer / PC to an Android smartphone.

Remove a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website

Here's how to remove a temporary call or message block via the My Verizon website.

Video: Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
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The Verizon Messages offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46

What is Wi-Fi Calling? - FAQs

Make, receive calls over a Wi-Fi network if cellular service isn't available. Enjoy free calls to any number in the US even while traveling internationally.

Wi-Fi Calling - Android™ - Determine Wi-Fi Call

Here's how to determine if your Android smartphone is connected to a Wi-Fi call.

Camera, Photos & Videos

Access Google™ Photos - Android™

Here's how to access your Google photos app on your device.

Ensure Picture / Video Message does not Exceed File Size Limit

If you're having issues sending/receiving pictures and videos, here's some info regarding size limits.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Common Camera Settings

Here's how to find info for common camera settings on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files between your G7 ThinQ and a computer.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files between your G7 ThinQ and your computer.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Record and Share a Video

Here's info on how to record and share a video using your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Share Picture from Gallery

Here's how to share a picture from the gallery on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Share Video from Gallery

Here's info on how to share a video from the gallery on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Take and Share a Picture

Here's how to take and share a picture with your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Pictures / Videos

Here's how to view pictures / videos on your G7 ThinQ.

Supported file types for Picture / Video Messaging

Here's some info on supported file types for picture / video messages.

Computer/PC Connectivity

LG G7 ThinQ™ - USB Debugging Mode

Here's how to facilitate a connection between your G7 ThinQ and a computer with the Android SDK.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Windows® Device Manager Conflicts

If you can't transfer media between your G7 ThinQ and computer, view this info.

Windows® Device Manager Conflicts - LG

If you can't transfer media between your LG device and PC, view this info.

Contacts

Check for Duplicate Contacts Stored in Multiple Accounts - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to resolve duplicate contacts if you are using multiple backup options on your device.

Choose Contacts to Display on Device

Here's how to see where your contacts are displayed or if your phone is displaying duplicate contacts.

Export Contact / Address Book Info to .CSV Files - Microsoft® Windows Mail / Microsoft Outlook

Here's how export contacts from your device to comma-separated value (.csv) files via Microsoft Windows Mail / Microsoft Outlook.

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard File - Gmail™

Here's how to export contacts from your Gmail account to a CSV file.

Import / Export Contacts from Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard Files - Macintosh Contacts

Here's steps on how to import and export contacts to your Macintosh computer.

Import /Export Contacts from a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Entourage

Here's how to import /export contacts from a comma separated values (*.csv) file via Entourage.

Import Contact / Address Book Info to a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Microsoft® Outlook

Here's how to import your contacts into Microsoft Outlook using a CSV file.

Import Contacts - Android™ - Backup Assistant

Here's how to import contacts from your old device to your new Android device using Backup Assistant.

Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™

Here's how to import your contacts from a CSV / vCard file to your Gmail account.

Import Contacts to Gmail (Non-Android Device)

Here's how to import contacts to Gmail from a non-Android device.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add a Contact

Here's how to add a contact on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Contact Display Options

Here's how to configure how you want your contacts to display on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Delete a Contact

Here's how to remove a contact from your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Edit a Contact

Here's how to update a contact on your G7 ThinQ .

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Link / Unlink Contacts

Here's how to link or unlink contacts on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send a contact via Bluetooth on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Contact Sync Source

Here's how to view where a phonebook contact on your G7 ThinQ was imported from.

LG G7 ThinQ™™ - Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card

Here's how to import contacts from a SD / Memory Card on your G7 ThinQ.

Verizon Cloud - Android™ Smartphone - Back Up Contacts

Here's how to back up your contacts with Verizon Cloud on your Android device.

Video: Managing Contacts Using My Verizon
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Watch this video to learn how to manage your contacts using My Cloud Media & Contacts in your My Verizon account. See how to remove, restore and sync your contacts.
Length: 2:21

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Google
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Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts by using your Google account.
Length: 2:45

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Your Android Device
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Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts on your Android device.
Length: 3:21

Data

Bonus Data FAQs

Learn about the options to add bonus data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.

Conserve Data Usage - Google+

Here's how to save data on your Android smartphone / tablet via the Google+ app

Data Gifting FAQs

Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.

Data Utilization FAQs

Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Allow / Deny Data Roaming

Here's how to check settings if you can't connect to the internet or send / receive messages on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manage Data Usage

Here's how to change the data usage cycle and set data warnings and / or limits on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Data On / Off

Here's how to turn the mobile data for your G7 ThinQ on or off.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View / Restrict Data Usage by App

Here's how to view / restrict the amount of data an app on your G7 ThinQ uses.

PopData FAQs - Purchase 30- or 60-minute 4G LTE Data Sessions

PopData is an all-you-can-stream data connection that's faster and more secure than most public Wi-Fi hotspots. Available in 30 and 60-minute sessions.

Date & Time

Auto Date and Time - Android™

If you want your smartphone to automatically populate the date and time based on your location, view this info.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Date and Time

Here's how to correct your date and/or time on your G7 ThinQ.

Device ID & Info

Check for Water Damage - LG

Here's how to help determine if your LG device has liquid damage.

Damaged Device Fee FAQs

Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's charged if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement and your returned device has been misused.

How to Identify Device Damage

Learn how to determine if your damaged device is eligible for replacement under a warranty. Get detailed guidelines on what type of damage or misuse excludes you from obtaining a warranty replacement for your broken device.

How to Locate ESN or MEID Serial Numbers on Phones

Learn how to find your phone's ESN (Electronic Serial Number) or the MEID (Mobile Equipment Identifier) number.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID)

Here's how to view the device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID) for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View MAC Address

Here's how to view the MAC address on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Phone Number

Here's how to view your phone number on your G7 ThinQ.

View Device Info - Verizon Website

Here's how to view info (e.g., ID, SIM number, trade-in value, etc.) for a device on your account via the My Verizon website.

Device Settings

Configure Company Name ID

Here's how to configure settings for Company Name ID.

Disable Automatic Configuration and Proxy Server Settings

Here's how to disable automatic configuration and proxy server settings on your device.

LG G7 ThinQ - Adjust Display / Brightness Settings

Here's how to adjust screen brightness and other display settings (e.g., Screen timeout, Font icon, font size, etc.) for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manage Do Not Disturb Settings

Here's how to check do not disturb settings If you're not receiving calls or alerts for your texts / email on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Reset All Settings

If your LG G7 ThinQ crashes, resets or runs slow, or apps freeze or cause the device to reset, view this info.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Airplane Mode On / Off

Here's how to turn Verizon network services on or off or if they aren't functioning.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Screen Inversion On / Off

Here's how to reverse the color scheme on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Screen Rotation On / Off

Here's how to rotate the display on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Device Screen on TV

Here's how to share your screen or media files with another screen (TV, game console, etc.) using your G7 ThinQ.

Restoring Default Settings - LG

Here's how to reset your phone to factory defaults on your LG 3G basic device.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android™

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

Email/Gmail

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard File - Gmail™

Here's how to export contacts from your Gmail account to a CSV file.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Auto Signature

Here's how to add, edit or remove a signature for your Gmail messages on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Compose and Send a Message

Here's how to compose and send a Gmail message from your Android device.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete Gmail messages from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Reply to a Message

Here's how to reply to a Gmail message from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™

Here's how to import your contacts from a CSV / vCard file to your Gmail account.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manage Corporate Email Settings

Here's how to update your work email settings for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add a Personal Email Account

Here's how to add a personal email account to your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Compose and Send Email Message

Here's how to write and send an email message on your G7 ThinQ .

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Delete Email Messages

Here's how to delete email messages on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Email Account Common Settings

Here's info on common personal email settings for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Email Account Data Usage Settings

Here's how to modify data usage options for the personal email account on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Email Account Notification Settings

Here's how to set notifications for your personal email on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Email Account Password and Server Settings

Here's how to change the password for a personal email account on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Email Account Signature Settings

Here's how to enter or edit the personal email signature on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Email Account Sync Frequency Settings

Here's how to adjust the personal email sync frequency settings on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Perform a Gmail™ Sync

Here's how to sync your Google email, contacts, calendar, etc. on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Remove Corporate Email Account (Exchange ActiveSync®)

Here's how to remove a corporate email account from your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Remove Gmail™ Account

Here's how to remove a google account then re-add it on your G7 ThinQ which often fixes email issues.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Remove a Personal Email Account

Here's how to remove a personal email account from your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Reply to an Email Message

Here's how to reply to an email message on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Up Corporate Email (Exchange ActiveSync®)

Here's how to add a work email account to your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Email Messages

Here's how to view email messages on your G7 ThinQ.

Leave or Remove Copies of Email Messages on the Messaging Server

Here's info on how to leave or remove copies of emails on the server.

Recover Gmail™ Sign-in Information

Here's how to reset your Google/GMail account if you are having problems.

Standard Email Messaging Ports

Here's info on standard email messaging ports, which can help with configuration of advanced email settings.

Update the Gmail Password - Android™

Here's how to update the password for your Gmail account from your Android device.

Video: Troubleshooting Personal and Corporate Email
(length: 3:21)

Learn to fix your personal and corporate email with just a few simple steps.
Length: 3:21

Find My Phone

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Locate Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate your Android device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Lock Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate and lock your device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Ring Device

Here's how to make your Android device remotely ring so you can locate it.

How to Find Your Lost or Stolen Phone or Tablet

Learn how to locate, track & lock a lost or stolen device. Get the tablet or phone locator for any OS: Android, Apple, Windows, BlackBerry or basic phones.

Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android™

Here's info on how to remotely locate, lock, ring or erase your Android device.

GPS & Location Based Services

E911 Compliance FAQs

Review information about calling 911 from your mobile phone.

GPS Location Settings - Android™

Here's how to view / change GPS location settings, which can affect battery life and location accuracy.

Google Maps™ - Add Layers

Here's how to add layers in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Download an Offline Map

If you can't get online or want to avoid global data charges while traveling, here's how to download a map.

Google Maps™ - Find Current Location

Here's how to find your current location in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Find Driving Directions

Here's how to find driving directions with Google Maps.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn GPS Location On / Off

Here's how to turn the GPS Location for your G7 ThinQ on or off.

Gestures & Motions

Google Maps™ - Gestures

Here's how to use gestures with Google Maps on your device.

Google Backup & restore

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Google™ Backup and Restore

Here's how to ensure your Gmail, contacts, apps, etc. are backed up on your G7 ThinQ.

Home Screen

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Access Notification Panel

Here's how to access your notification panel on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add Folders to Home Screen

Here's how to add folders to your home screen on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add Shortcuts to Home Screen

Here's how to add shortcuts to your Home screen on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add Widgets to Home Screen

Here's how to add a widget to a Home screen on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Mode Change

Here's how to change your screen on your G7 ThinQ if it looks different.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Remove Items from Home Screen

Here's how to remove items from the Home screen on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Rename Home Screen Folder

Here's how to rename a Home screen folder on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View / Manage Home Screen Panel

Here's how to view / add / remove panels and set a default Home screen panel for your G7 ThinQ.

Hotspot

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password

Here's how to change the Mobile Hotspot password on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot

Here's how to check settings if you're having issues connecting to the Mobile Hotspot on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings

Here's how to configure Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, etc.) on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off

Here's how to turn the Mobile Hotspot on your G7 ThinQ on or off.

Verizon Mobile Hotspot FAQs - Wi-Fi internet

Use your smartphone or tablet’s Mobile Hotspot to connect devices to the internet with Wi-Fi. See prepaid or unlimited plans that include Mobile Hotspot.

Internet & Web Browser

Access Websites - Mobile Web

Here's how to access websites via the Mobile Web on your device.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Access Websites

Here's how to access websites using the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Add a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to add a bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Allow / Block Browser Cookies  

If you can't browse the internet or view website images via the Chrome browser on your device, view this info.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Clear Temporary Internet Files

Here's how to clear temporary internet files on your Chrome browser If you're getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Delete a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to delete a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Edit a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to edit a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Open a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to open a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Save Pictures from Browser

Here's how to save a photo via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Turn JavaScript On / Off

Here's how to check JavaScript settings, which often helps when you can't view web pages on your device.

Determining Internet Connection Speeds

If your connection speeds are slower than expected here's info on how you can test them.

Disable Work Offline - Internet Browser

Here's how to check if you're offline if you can't connect to the internet via computer with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Change the Browser Start / Home Page

Here's how to change your Chrome browser Home page for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Open Web Browser

Here's how to launch a web browser on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn JavaScript On / Off

Here's how to turn the JavaScript on or off on your G7 ThinQ.

Power Cycling and Launching Mobile Web Browser

Here's how to power cycle your device and access the Mobile Web 2.0 browser on your device.

View Browser History - Android™

Here's how to view the browser history on your Android smartphone.

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android™

Here's how to use voice input instead of the keyboard on your Android device to type hands-free.

Language

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Language Selection

Here's how to set the language on the G7 ThinQ.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Device Locking FAQs

To prevent identity theft and fraud, devices bought from Verizon are locked and cannot be used on another carrier's network for the first 60 days after purchase.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add Additional Fingerprints

Here's how to add additional fingerprints for security on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manage Screen Lock Settings

Here's how to adjust the screen lock settings for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Remove Saved Fingerprints

Here's how to remove a fingerprint on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Lock Screen Notifications

Here's how to manage how notifications appear on your G7 ThinQ when the screen is locked.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Up Face Recognition

Here's how to set up your facial recognition to unlock the screen on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Up Fingerprint Recognition

Here's how to set up fingerprint recognition on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Up Screen Lock

Here's how to set up the lock screen settings on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Smart Lock

Here's how to turn on and customize the Smart Lock setting on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Off Screen Lock

Here's how to disable the screen lock setting on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Unlock Screen

Here's how to unlock the screen on your G7 ThinQ.

Memory/Storage

Format SD / Memory Card via PC

Here's how to format or erase your SD / memory card using a computer.

Insert the memory card that contained the songs from the play list

Here's what check if songs stored on your SD / memory card are missing from the playlist of your 3G Basic phone.

LG G7 ThinQ - Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card

Here's how to insert or remove a SD / memory card for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Check Device Storage

Here's how to free up space if your device runs slow, apps freeze or you can't save media on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Format SD / Memory Card

Here's how to erase all data on the SD / memory card of your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™™ - Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to export your contacts to your SD / Memory Card on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™™ - Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card

Here's how to import contacts from a SD / Memory Card on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™™ - Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to move files from internal storage to an SD / Memory Card for your G7 ThinQ.

Music

Apple Music - My Verizon app - Opt In

Here's how to add Apple Music from your My Verizon app.

Apple® Music - My Verizon Website - Opt In

Here's how to add Apple Music from the My Verizon website.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Add a Song to a Music Playlist

Here's how to add a song to a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Create Music Playlist

Here's how to create a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Delete a Music Playlist

Here's how to delete a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Play Music Files

Here's how to play music files via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Remove a Song from a Music Playlist

Here's how to remove a song from a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Rename a Music Playlist

Here's how to rename a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

How to Use Apple Music - FAQs

Learn how to get Apple Music with select Verizon Plans, FAQs including who's eligible, how to sign up, how to use the Apple Music app and promotions.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Move Music Files from Device

Here's how to transfer music files between your G7 ThinQ and a computer.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Move Music Files to Device

Here's how to transfer music files between your G7 ThinQ and your computer.

Move Music to Device - Android™ Smartphone

To transfer music files from a computer to an Android smartphone.

Navigating & Multitasking

LG G7 ThinQ - Use Multi Window

Here's how to use the Multi window view on your G7 ThinQ.

Near Field Communication (NFC)

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Tap & Pay

Here's how to use 'Tap & pay' on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Transfer Data via Android Beam

Here's how to wirelessly transfer data from your G7 ThinQ to another NFC-capable device.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Android Beam On / Off

Here's how to turn Android Beam on or off to transfer data on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn NFC On / Off

Here's how to turn on Near Field Communication (NFC) for your G7 ThinQ on or off.

Operating System & Software

Android Operating System (OS) FAQs

Learn about the Android operating system, including what it is, how to find your current OS version, how to get an update and more.

LG G7 ThinQ - Software Update

Get instructions on how to download the latest software update for performance improvements to your G7 ThinQ, including current Android security patches.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Factory Data Reset (Powered Off)

Here's how to perform a factory data reset if your ThinQ has a blank or frozen screen or calling or app issues.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Factory Data Reset (Powered On)

Here's how to reset your G7 ThinQ if it has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and syncing issues.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Install Device Software Update

Here's how to check for and/or install software updates on your G7 ThinQ.

Protect Against Downloading Ransomware Malware - Android™

Here's info to help protect your device against ransomware.

SIM Card

Find your 4G SIM PIN / PUK - Unlock SIM

Forgot how to unlock your SIM card? Learn how to get your PIN Unblocking Key (PUK) to use your SIM in a new device. Reset your SIM PIN security code.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Insert SIM Card

Here's how to ensure your SIM card is properly inserted in your LG G7.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Modify SIM PIN

Here's how to change your SIM card lock code for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn SIM PIN On / Off

Here's how to turn the SIM PIN for your G7 ThinQ on or off.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Unblock SIM PIN

Here's how to unblock your SIM PIN on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View SIM Card Number

Here's how to view the SIM card number on your G7 ThinQ.

SIM Card FAQs - Replace & activate a new card

Learn how to setup and activate a new SIM card. Replace a lost card or install a new one when you bring your own device (BYOD) to switch to Verizon wireless.

SIM Card Tips and Tricks

Here are common tips and tricks for handling a SIM card.

Social Networking

Manage Facebook® Privacy

If you want to change your Facebook privacy or security, here's how to access those options.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Record and Play File - Voice Recorder

Here's how to record and play a sound file on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Save a Ringtone

Here's how to save a ringtone on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Ringtones

Here's how to set ringtones on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Off All Sounds

Here's how to turn off all sounds for your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Use Speakerphone

Here's how to utilize the speakerphone functionality on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Vibrate Mode

Here's how to turn vibrate mode for your G7 ThinQ on or off.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Software Version

Here's how to view the software version your G7 ThinQ is running.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Volume Controls

Here's how to adjust your G7 ThinQ volume controls if it doesn't vibrate or make sounds for calls / messages.

Status Indicators/Lights

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Signal Strength

Here's how to view signal strength on the G7 ThinQ.

TV

Verizon Cloud - Android™ Smartphone - Connect to / Disconnect from a TV

Here's how to display your Cloud content on a TV from your Android smartphone.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Cancel Text Messaging Subscriptions

Here's how to cancel text messaging subscriptions from your phone.

Deregister iMessage - Cannot Send/Receive SMS/MMS On a Non-Apple Device

Here's info to help If you're unable to send or receive SMS / MMS messages on a Non-Apple device.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Auto Receive Messages

Here's how to fix your G7 ThinQ, if you're not receiving your multimedia (picture / video) messages.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Create and Send a Text Message

Here's how to compose a text message and send it on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Cut, Copy and Paste Text

Her's how to cut, copy and paste text and/or links on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete text messages on your G7 ThinQ via the Messages app.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Default Messaging App

Here's how to set the default text messaging app on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Text Message Notification Settings

Here's how to set notification settings for text messages on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Text Message Signature

Here's how to add, remove or edit the text message signature on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Message Delivery Confirmation Setting On / Off

Here's how to receive delivery confirmation for messages sent from your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Premium SMS Permissions On / Off

Here's how to change permissions to allow or block sending premium texts from your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - View Text Messages

Here's how to view text messages on your G7 ThinQ.

My Verizon Website - Create and Send a Text Message

Here's how to send a text message from your computer via the My Verizon website.

My Verizon Website - Print Text Messages

Here's how to print text messages from your computer via your My Verizon account.

Send Picture/Video Message using Email

Here's how to send picture / video message via email.

Text to Landline FAQs

Learn about sending a text message to a non-mobile phone, including how much it costs and how the recipient will get the message.

Texting FAQs - International messaging & email to text

Learn about sending and receiving texts, including how to block texts, restore deleted texts, text to and from email, and send international messages.

Video: Verizon Messages - Basic Use
(length: 1:24)

Learn about the basic use of Verizon Messages, a text messaging app that lets you easily send and receive messages, attach photos to texts or group message.
Length: 1:24

Video: Verizon Messages - Getting Creative
(length: 1:31)

Add a personal touch to your messages with some of the easy tools in Verizon Messages. Customize pictures, and even send an eGift from one of over 30 merchants.
Length: 1:31

Video: Verizon Messages - On the Move
(length: 2:04)

With Verizon Messages, schedule a message to be sent at a later time or date and use driving mode to stay safe while you're on the road.
Length: 2:04

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Android™ - Access Menus with Long Press

Here's how to view menu options for apps on the Home screen of your Android device.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Capture a Screenshot

Here's how to take a screenshot on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Up Printing

Here's how to set up printing on your G7 ThinQ.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone

Learn how to set up your new smartphone with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new phone with this list of practical tips.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Accessibility Settings - Android™

Here's how to configure common accessibility settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.

Configure TalkBack Settings - Android™

Here's how to configure TalkBack settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manage TTY Settings

Here's how to change the TTY settings on your G7 ThinQ.

Magnification Gestures / Touch Zoom - Android™

Here's how to configure your magnification gestures on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Turn Assisted Dialing On / Off - LG Smartphones

Here's how to change call settings if you're getting an error message when making calls.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android™

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

Wallpapers/Theme

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Set Wallpaper

Here's how to set the wallpaper on your G7 ThinQ.

Wi-Fi & Network

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Access Wi-Fi Direct

Here's how to use Wi-Fi Direct so you can easily connect your G7 ThinQ with other Wi-Fi capable devices.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add a Virtual Private Network

Here's how to add a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Add a Wi-Fi Network

Here's how to add a VPN on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks

Here's how to allow your G7 ThinQ to auto switch between Wi-Fi and mobile data.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Manually Add a Wi-Fi Network

Here's how to add a Wi-Fi network if the one you want to add to your G7 ThinQ doesn't display.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Network Mode Settings

View this info on network mode settings if you're having issues with voice / data services on your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Remove Wi-Fi Connection

Here's how to remove a saved Wi-Fi network from your G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Reset Network Settings

Here's how to reset network settings on your G7 ThinQ, which helps if you can't get a data connection.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Tethered Modem Connection

Here's how to tether a modem connection your G7 ThinQ via Bluetooth or USB.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Wi-Fi Calling On / Off

When turned on, Wi-Fi Calling may improve indoor call quality for your LG G7 ThinQ.

LG G7 ThinQ™ - Turn Wi-Fi On / Off

Here's how to turn Wi-Fi for your G7 ThinQ on or off.

Video: Troubleshooting a Wi-Fi Connection
(length: 2:55)

Having issues with your Wi-Fi connection? Have no fear! Follow these simple steps to get your Wi-Fi connection up and running.
Length: 2:55

Wi-Fi Calling - Android™ - Determine Wi-Fi Call

Here's how to determine if your Android smartphone is connected to a Wi-Fi call.

Wi-Fi FAQs

Use Wi-Fi to get a wireless connection to the Internet. Learn how to use Wi Fi to avoid data charges.