Reset: LG Optimus F6

Learn how to wipe or master reset the LG Optimus F6 through the menu or hardware keys. Find out more on this page:

 

Cache partition

Master reset

Safe mode

 

 

Cache partition

Wipe cache partition

We're sorry, but wiping the cache partition is not supported on this device.

 

 

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Master reset

Master reset from settings menu

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloaded content, ringtones, images, apps, and contacts. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

 

To perform a master reset, follow these steps:

 

  1. Back up all data on the internal memory. [link step to How to's for Back up & restore]
  2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap System settings.
  4. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Backup & reset.
  5. Tap Factory data reset.
  6. Tap Reset phone.
  7. Tap Erase everything.
  8. Review the warning, and then tap OK.
    Important: During the master reset, do not remove the battery.

 

 

Master reset with hardware keys

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloaded content, ringtones, images, apps, and contacts. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

 

If the device menus are frozen or unresponsive, you can master reset using hardware keys. To perform a master reset, follow these steps:

 

  1. Back up all data on the internal memory. [link step to How to's for Back up & restore]
  2. Power off the device.
  3. At the same time, press and hold the following keys for 8 seconds:
    • Power key
    • Home key
    • Volume down key
  4. When the 'FACTORY HARD RESET' screen displays, release the keys.
  5. Press the Power key to confirm the reset. The master reset will automatically start.

 

 

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Safe mode

Turn on and use safe mode

Safe mode allows you to turn on the device with third-party apps disabled. Then you can easily remove all apps that may be causing a conflict or software problem.

 

To turn on safe mode and use it to fix app problems, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any screen, press and hold the Power key.
  2. Touch and hold Power off.
  3. Review the 'Reboot to safe mode' screen, and then tap OK.
    Note: The device will restart and 'Safe mode' appears in the lower-left corner.
  4. Uninstall any third-party apps that gave you problems.

 

 

Turn off safe mode

To turn off safe mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any screen, press and hold the Power key.
  2. Tap Power off and restart.
  3. Tap OK.

 

 

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