Screen & keyboard: LG Optimus L9

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the LG Optimus L9. Find out more on this page:

 

Backlight

Home screen

Keyboard

 

 

Backlight

Brightness

To make the screen backlight brighter or darker, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. Touch and slide the slider left or right to adjust brightness.
  6. Tap OK.

 

 

Timeout

To change the time before the backlight times out, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Screen timeout.
  5. Tap one of the following options:

    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • 30 minutes

 

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

To add a widget or shortcut to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to the desired Home screen.
  2. Touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen.
  3. Tap one of the following options:

    • Apps
    • Widgets

  4. Swipe left or right and then touch and hold on the desired app shortcut or widget.
  5. Drag the app shortcut or widget into position on the Home screen and then release your finger.
  6. If necessary, follow any additional prompts to finish setting up the app shortcut or widget.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

To delete a widget or shortcut from the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Touch and hold on the widget or app shortcut.
  2. Drag the app shortcut or widget over Remove at the top of the screen.
  3. Release your finger.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

To change the Home screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold an empty spot on the screen.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Tap one of the following options:
    • Gallery thumbnail
      1. Tap the desired picture.
      2. If desired, tap and drag the box to adjust picture size and crop area.
      3. Tap OK.
    • Live wallpapers thumbnail
      1. Tap the desired wallpaper.
      2. Tap Apply.
    • Wallpapers thumbnails
      Note: The Wallpapers thumbnails are unlabeled.
      • Swipe left or right and tap the desired wallpaper. The wallpaper is automatically changed.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

To change the lock screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Lock screen settings.
  3. Tap Wallpaper.
  4. Tap one of the following options:

    • Gallery
      1. Tap the desired picture.
      2. If desired, tap and drag the box to adjust picture size and crop area.
      3. Tap OK.

    • Wallpaper gallery
      1. Swipe left or right to the desired wallpaper.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

Note: You cannot change the default keyboard. However, you can change the input settings for the LG keyboard.

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Tap Default and then tap Setup input methods.
  5. Tap the Settings icons and adjust the desired settings.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

To enter symbols and numbers with the keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the open keyboard, tap the 123? key.
  2. Enter the desired numbers or symobls.
  3. Tap the 1/2 key to see more symobls.
  4. Tap the Menu key and then tap Insert smiley to insert an emoticon.
  5. Tap the abc key to return to the alphabet keyboard.

 

 

Text entry mode

To change the text entry or predictive text mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Next to LG Keyboard, tap the Settings icon (gear).
  5. Tap Word suggestion.
  6. Tap Clear prediction history to clear this information.
  7. Tap the following options to select the Check box and turn on or clear the Check box and turn off:

    • Prediction
    • Auto correction
    • Suggest next word

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

To turn on or turn off haptic feedback vibration, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Next to LG Keyboard, tap the Settings icon (gear).
  5. Tap Touch feedback.
  6. To turn on, tap Vibrate feedback to select the Check box.
  7. To turn off, tap Vibrate feedback to clear the Check box.

 

 

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