Tips and tricks to solve LG G6 troubles. This is premium smartphone from LG which comes using Android Nougat when then first time release in the market. LG improve the screen size become 5.7 inches with qHD resolutions. Like other premium smartphone, LG G6 have water resistance to bring this phone inside water about 1.5 meters deep. We can choose to buy single or dual simcard slot, but this is depend on the country release. The dual simcard slot is call with LG G6 DUAL. Find more information about how to solve problems of LG G6 at community.


What is Advantage of LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE
LCD 5.7 inches
Processor Quad-core 2.35 GHz Kryo & 1.6 GHz Kryo
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
Memory Internal 32 GB or 64 GB
External memory 256 GB microSD
Camera Dual 13 MP (f/1.8, OIS, 3-axis, phase detection AF) + 13 MP (f/2.4, no AF), dual-LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP with f/2.2 for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Nougat version 7.0
Battery Li-Ion 3300 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

LG G6 is Android smartphone which already use good processor from Qualcomm and have sufficient storage to install many applications from Google Play Store beside LG own applications or operating system, either we buy 32 GB or 64 GB internal memory. We can download some important applications like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Line Messenger, Viber, Telegram, Skype, WeChat and some other more. But some applications may contain viruses or malware, especially new or not famous apps. They can make our LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) become hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. We have to try soft reset or reboot to clean temporary files and caches. We suggest to install one antivirus applications to help us make sure all apps are safe. If still can not work, then please try to do hard reset to reformat the operating system. But please note, doing hard reset will remove all important data inside LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS), therefore we suggest to backup all data as we can.


How to do Soft Reset LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) ?

When some trouble happen, sometime it can be causes by applications crash or corrupt. We need to do soft reset or reboot. Please press and hold Volume Down Button and Power Button together until LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) reset by itself. Do not worry, because soft reset or reboot or restart will not remove any important data and application from this phone.


How To Reset Google Account / Gmail Login at LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) ?

Doing hard reset or master format either using menu Setting or hardware button combination key like steps bellow, will remove all data including Google/Gmail account and installed applications. LG G6 operating system will reset to factory default and we will find all factory default applications again like new from the box. We need to login with Google account to make LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) can work with Google services or Google Play Store to download other interesting applications.



#Option 1, Hard Reset LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) with software menu

  1. Turn on the LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS)
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu :  Setting > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset
  5. Choose : Reset Device > Delete all
  6. The LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) will do the master reset process.


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#Option 2, Hard Reset LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

In some conditions, we can not do anything at LG G6 touch screen or frozen in some state. So we can not access reset menu like Option #1, do not worry, because we can do hard reset LG G6 with hardware key button:

  1. Turn off the LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS)
  2. Make sure the battery LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) already full or more than 50%
  3. Press together and hold the Power Button + Volume Down Button
  4. If the Logo appear, then release the Power Button (do not release the Volume Down Button), then continue to press again the Power Button until Recovery mode / Factory reset menu appear, then we can release all button now.
  5. Choose wipe data/factory reset using Volume Button, and press Power Button to Enter or OK
  6. The LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until the phone start like new again.


How to Make Battery of LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

We need strong battery for LG G6. The factory default battery for LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) is use 3300 mAh battery capacity, this is good enough to make this phone can work about one day. But if we are heavy users which use this phone very active such as chatting all the time or watch full movie or playing games several hours then LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) battery will not enough. The LG G6 battery is not removable, therefore we do not have battery backup such as LG G4. We have to do some adjustment. First please adjust LCD screen brightness as low as possible.



What is Secret Key or Hidden Number at LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) ?

As far as we know, there are not secret key to operate LG G6. All menu can be access from Setting icon. But if you want to start developer mode, then you have to press special button. So, how to enable developer mode at LG G6 (USB Debugging Mode)? Please turn on your LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS), Go to Setting Menu, Choose About phone, Choose Common, Choose Software Info, Press several time Build number until it say You already at Developer Mode.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone have good dual camera at back side of body. The dual camera work not for DOF / Bokeh effect, but one lens work for wide and the other lens work for telephoto. We can choose which lens to use from menu icon at default camera. After use several month, we will have many confidential photos/videos which not necessary to access by unauthorized people, therefore we have to secure all data inside LG G6. We suggest to use fingerprint which located at back side of body bellow main camera. We need to register our finger hand several time to make it recognize for unlock. This phone will also ask for secondary protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections for backup protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not recognize our fingerprint. What should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections atLG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) use registered Google account. Please note that Google account is very important. This phone already use latest version of Android operating system, therefore LG G6 (H870 / H870K / H870S / H870V / H870DS) implement FRP (factory reset protection) to make our phone safe from hard reset when stolen or lost. After finish hard reset or master format with hardware button combination key, this phone will Verify your account with previous Google Account that has been used before performing hard reset.


Can We Upgrade LG G6 with Android Oreo ?

In the middle of August 2018, LG already release Android Oreo version 8.1 for LG G6, find more information at this page about how to update LG G6 to Android Oreo


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] After reset via recovery, buttons, phone says I need to log in to google account to continue but I don't have it anymore. Can it be bypassed? I tried with Accessibility Settings but they are greyed out.
[A] Hi, LG G6 already use FRP (factory reset protections) to protect this access by unauthorized people after finish hard reset, like using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. That is why LG G6 will ask for previous Google account after finish hard reset. If you forgot about your Google account, then try to restore from Forgot email menu at Google website. For that steps your will need to provide phone number or the recovery email address for the account.

[Q] Would that unlock the phone so it makes phone calls?
[A] Hi, sorry we do not understand about which kind of unlock, because as far as we know if you use official ROM of LG G6, then your phone will work normally without need to worry about unlock, unless you buy special offer from network provider at specific country or network provider. If you mean some thing like that, then we can not give any suggestion to unlock, because that steps will not standard anymore. Please consult with your network provider to make sure your LG G6 can make phone call properly.