Tips and solutions to fix LG U problems. The main camera of this phone use 13 megapixel and 8 megapixel front camera, using 5.2 inches LCD screen with Full HD 1080p resolutions make this phone can play almost all video streaming such as Youtube or other offline movie files.  The community will give more information review and simple steps to troubleshot LG U problems.


What is Advantage of LG U Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE
LCD 5.2 inches
Octa-core 1.14 GHz
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
Memory Internal 32 GB with 2 GB RAM
External memory 256 GB microSD
Camera 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Marshmallow version 6
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LG U hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

LG U comes with big enough internal memory 32 GB ROM, but we will not get all 32 GB storage free because some capacity use to install operating system and factory default applications which are ready to use when the first time we activate LG U. With Android Marshmallow for factory default operating system, there are many latest version applications and games can work without trouble at LG U like Facebook, Whatsapp, Skype, Viber, WeChat, Instagram, Line Messenger, Snapchat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and many more. We have to read as many user review as possible, because some applications from Google Play Store or other app store or offline APK files may contain malware or viruses or not compatible with LG U, if that kind of apps installed at our phone then LG U can get some trouble such as hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot loop logo or LCD touch screen not responsive or not responding when installed. If this problems happen then we have to do soft reset or reboot or restart this phone for clean temporary files and caches. After finish reboot and LG U can restart again then please install one antivirus like AVAST, this is free to install from Google Play Store, please do not install from other resources for safety reasons. This antivirus applications will scan all content inside LG U. If the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or erase all important data, therefore we have to backup all data first before doing master format. Doing hard reset also remove all Google account from LG U.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LG U ?

When some trouble happen or our LG U got infected by viruses or malware then we have to do soft reset or reboot to clean temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until LG U shutdown or turn off by itself. This process is safe because it will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our LG U still can boot normally, but we want to clear temporary files and caches then we can press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.


How to backup data or Contact at LG U?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LG U has already signed in with Google account, by default our contact will be synchronize in the background to Google server. Please make sure we check all contact at Google contact server using Internet browse to make sure backup is done.



#Option 1, Hard Reset LG U with software menu

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



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#Option 2, Hard Reset LG U Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

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

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


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LG U ?

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



How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LG U ?

There are two phone memory type at LG U, 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 U 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 U Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Battery capacity is also very important when we want to consider buy new smartphone. Do not worry with LG U battery capabilities because it can run for fully one day without recharge for standard usages, because LG U use 3000 mAh battery capacity. If we want to extend LG U battery life, then please try to do some adjustment such as reduce LCD screen brightness as low as possible.