Set up the device: LG G2

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the LG G2. Find out more on this page:

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

Turn off developer options

If developer options are turned on, it can cause red border on the screen, errors when connecting to computers, or other problems. To turn off all developer options, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'SYSTEM,' and then tap Developer options.
  4. If prompted, read the 'Warning' screen and then tap OK.
  5. Tap the Menu key.
  6. Tap Reset to default.

 

 

Back to top

 

 

Language

Change language

To change the language of the device and menus, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap General.
  4. Scroll down to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Language & input.
  5. Tap Language.
  6. Select the desired language.

 

 

Back to top

 

 

First time use

Prepare the battery and SIM card

Before using the device, you need to insert the battery and SIM card. To prepare the battery and SIM card, see these steps:

 

  • Insert the battery: We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.
  • Insert the SIM card

 

 

Setup wizard

After turning on your device the first time, you may see a setup wizard to help you set up your device. To do this initial setup, follow these steps:

 

  1. If desired, tap English (United States) to change the device language.
  2. If desired, tap Accessibility to adjust accessibility settings.
  3. Tap Next.
  4. If desired, select the Wi-Fi check box to turn on Wi-Fi and select a network.
  5. Tap Next.
  6. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Tap Yes to log in to your Google account. Enter your email address and password, and then tap the Next arrow.
    • Tap No if you do not have a Google account. On the following screen, tap Get an account to open a new Google account and then follow the prompts. Otherwise, tap Not now to skip this step.
  7. Select or clear check boxes for the following settings:
    • Use Wi-Fi and mobile network location
    • Let Google apps access your location
  8. Tap Next.
  9. Read the information about System Manager (Carrier IQ). To learn more, tap More info.
  10. When finished, tap Close.
  11. If desired, select the following options:
    • Set up Voicemail
    • Sign in to Email
  12. To skip voicemail and email setup, tap Go to Home screen.
  13. Review the setup information, and then tap OK.

 

 

Back to top

 

 

Time & date

Auto-update time (NITZ)

To set the device clock to automatically update based on what time zone it is in, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'SYSTEM,' and then tap Date & time.
  4. Select the Automatic date & time check box.
  5. Select the Automatic time zone check box.

 

 

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the device clock, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'SYSTEM,' and then tap Date & time.
  4. If necessary, clear the Automatic date & time check box.
  5. Tap Set date.
  6. Enter the current date, and then tap OK.
  7. Tap Set time.
  8. Enter the time, and then tap OK.

 

 

Back to top