Tips and tricks to fix LG V50 THINQ 5G problems. This is another flag ship smartphone from LG which is release at 2019. This phone have alternative name as LG V50 Dual Screen with several different product code LM-V500N for Korea market, LM-V500EM for Global International market, V500XM for USA market, and LM-V450PM specific for Sprint. As we know LG V50 THINQ 5G use “5G” because this phone already capable work with fast 5G network, but of course we still can use this phone at other network like 4G LTE or 3G HSDPA or 2G as well. The screen of LG V50 THINQ 5G use 6.4 inches P-OLED 4K QHD+ 1440 x 3120 pixels FullVision. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of LG V50 THINQ 5G (LM-V500 / LM-V500N / LM-V500EM / LM-V500XM / LM-V450PM) at community.


What is Advantage of LG V50 THINQ 5G Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE
LCD 6.4 inches
Processor Octa-core 2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3 x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4 x 1.78 GHz Kryo 485
GPU Adreno 640
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
Memory Internal 128 GB
External memory 1000 GB microSD
Main Camera Triple 12 MP f/1.5 wide + 16 MP f/1.9 ultrawide + 12 mp f/2.4 telephoto
Main Camera Features autofocus & LED flash, OIS at wide camera
Front Camera Dual 8 MP standard + 5 MP wide for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Pie version 9.0
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LG V50 THINQ 5G hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

LG release LG V50 THINQ 5G with similar processor and LCD screen type with LG G8 ThinQ, but the screen of LG V50 THINQ 5G have notch at the top of screen for dual front camera and light sensor. Processor use Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 with Adreno 640 for free lag 3D HD games. This phone have dedicated external microSD maximum 1TB if 128 GB internal memory is not enough for keep many photos videos taken with triple rear camera or dual front camera.

There are some factory default operating system which are already installed at LG V50 THINQ 5G together with LG user interface LG UX 8.0. The left internal storage still big enough to install more applications from Google Play Store like Kakaotalk, Facebook, Skype, Instagram, Telegram, Whatsapp, WeChat and some other more. If we want to install new or not famous apps, then we have to read as many user review as possible, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles at our LG V50 THINQ 5G such as hang or stuck or frozen or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive. These bad apps will not get any Verified by Play Protect information at downloaded process. Please note, usually Editor choice is good options to try for safety reasons.

What do we have to do when we get this trouble? First we have to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone by doing soft reset. After our LG V50 THINQ 5G can run again, then please try to download one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. It will scan all installed applications and give recommendation if there are some high-risk setting. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing 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 will remove all Google account from LG V50 THINQ 5G. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.


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How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LG V50 THINQ 5G ?

LG V50 THINQ 5G is flagship smartphone, it have good specifications. But some installed apps may crash or corrupt, it can make our LG V50 THINQ 5G run not normal or hang or LCD touch screen not responding with finger touch. We need to force remove temporary files and caches inside this phone. Please press and hold POWER button until LG V50 THINQ 5G shutdown or turn off by itself. If it is not work, then try to press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN together until shutdown. After it totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our LG V50 THINQ 5G still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.



How to backup data or Contact at LG V50 THINQ 5G ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LG V50 THINQ 5G 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 V50 THINQ 5G with software menu

  1. Turn on the LG V50 THINQ 5G
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at LG V50 THINQ 5G 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 V50 THINQ 5G will do the master reset process.


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#Option 2, Hard Reset LG V50 THINQ 5G Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

In some conditions, we can not do anything at LG V50 THINQ 5G 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 V50 THINQ 5G with hardware key button:

    1. Turn off the LG V50 THINQ 5G
    2. Make sure the battery LG V50 THINQ 5G 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 V50 THINQ 5G 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 V50 THINQ 5G forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

As we know this flagship smartphone have good camera either at front with dual camera 8 megapixel + 5 megapixel or triple rear camera 12 megapixel for wide + 16 megapixel for ultrawide + 12 megapixel for telephoto. We will have many interesting pictures, but maybe some photos videos are private. We have to protect all important and confidential data from unauthorized people when LG V50 THINQ 5G away from us or lost or stolen. Please activate security protections at our LG V50 THINQ 5G such as Fingerprint or Face ID Unlock Recognizing, we can choose one of them. But after use the first protections, our phone will ask for secondary backup protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or fingerprint can not unlock our phone, what should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections atLG V50 THINQ 5G use registered Google account. Please note that Google account is very important. This phone already use latest version of Android operating system, thereforeLG V50 THINQ 5G 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.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LG V50 THINQ 5G?

There is no secret hidden code for LG V50 THINQ 5G to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LG V50 THINQ 5G ?

There are two phone memory type at LG V50 THINQ 5G , 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 V50 THINQ 5G 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 V50 THINQ 5G Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

LG V50 THINQ 5G have big battery as 4000 mAh, it is more bigger then LG G8 ThinQ. We can work more longer and some users can work for two days without need to recharge. However, some heavy users still need more capacity for their activity like watch movie or playing games several hours continuously. But we have to know that LG V50 THINQ 5G battery is not removable, that is why we can not replace with bigger capacity. We suggest to do some adjustment to make LG V50 THINQ 5G battery work more longer, like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like NFC or Wifi or Bluetooth or GPS.

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