Tips and trick to fix LG Q8 (H970) problems. This is Android smartphone from LG which use 5.2 inches LCD screen with second LCD at 160 x 1040 pixels. This phone use Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 processor and have internal memory 32 GB, 4 GB RAM for multitasking. The first release in the market using Android Nougat 7.0. The main advantages of LG Q8 (H970) is dual camera 13 megapixel with aperture number f/1.8 and 8 megapixel with aperture number f/2.4 with OIS and dual led flash. Find more information about how to solve problems of LG Q8 (H970) at community.


What is Advantage of LG Q8 (H970) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE Single or Dual simcard Slots
LCD 5.2 inches
Processor Quad-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & 1.6 GHz Kryo
Adreno 530
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi / NFC
Memory Internal 32 GB with 4 GB RAM
External memory 256 GB microSD
Main Camera Dual 13 MP (28mm, f/1.8) + 8 MP (10mm, f/2.4), laser autofocus, OIS, dual-LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP with f/1.9 for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Nougat version 7.0
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh



#Option 1, Hard Reset LG Q8 (H970) with software menu

  1. Turn on the LG Q8
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at LG Q8  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 Q8  will do the master reset process.


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#Option 2, Hard Reset LG Q8 (H970) Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

In some conditions, we can not do anything at LG Q8 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 Q8 with hardware key button:

  1. Turn off the LG Q8
  2. Make sure the battery LG Q6 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 Q8 will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until the phone start like new again.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LG Q8 (H970) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

The good features of this phone that release interesting is about dual camera lens at main camera which located at back side of body. First camera comes with 13 megapixel and the second camera use 8 megapixel for wide angle photo. Bellow the main camera, we can find fingerprint sensor. Why should we use fingerprint? Basically when the first time we use LG Q8, the fingerprint is not active and the screen is not locked. We need to activate fingerprint sensor from menu Setting and register our fingerprint to make this phone can recognize our fingerprint hand. We strongly suggest to give security protection at LG Q8, because we will have many private pictures / videos and a lot of important data that should not seen by unauthorized people. If we do not like to use fingerprint, then we can use screen lock pattern or password pin protections to secure our data. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or can not open with finger scan, what should we do?


Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at LG Q8 use registered Google account. Please turn ON our phone, when it ask for security answer, please give several time wrong answer continuously until our LG Q8 freezing or locked 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button to unlock using Gmail account that we have already sign-in before. If we can not access our Google account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LG Q8 (H970) ?

There is no secret hidden code for LG Q8 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LG Q8 (H970) ?

There are two phone memory type at LG Q8 , one is internal memory and the other one is external memory. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of LG Q8 as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark at Erase Internal SD card / Internal storage. Then it will reformat the factory default operating system and remove or erase any data inside internal memory.

To reformat or wipe or erase all data at external memory, we can use menu Setting > Storage > Erase Internal Storage / SD Card. Please always make sure all data has already backup before reformat or wipe everything, because it is hard to recover formatted / wiped data at internal or external storage.


How to Make Battery of LG Q8 (H970) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?


The battery of LG Q8 (H970) use 3000 mAh battery capacity. Is it enough? Depend on what we do at this phone. For some users who use LG Q8 for standard activity can work full one day without recharge. However, some users maybe have a lot of social media community chat or watch several full movie or playing games for several hours, then LG Q8 (H970) battery will not enough. We can not change / replace LG Q8 (H970) battery easily. How to make this phone battery work longer? We have to do some adjustment. First we have to make LCD screen brightness as low as possible, because more bright the light on, then more battery power will use. Second we have to disable all not use connections such as GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC. We have some shortcut from notification bar to activate each connection when we need. Some apps will need to know our locations, please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.