Battery & power: LG G2

Learn how to replace the battery and save battery life on the LG G2. Find out more on this page:

 

Battery

Battery life

 

 

Battery

Insert/remove battery

This is a uni-body device with an internal battery that cannot be removed.

 

If you need to remove and re-insert the battery to reset the device, follow these steps:

 

  1. Press and hold the Power key for 10-15 seconds.
  2. Wait as the device restarts.

 

 

 

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Battery life

Battery saving mode

To turn on, turn off, or use battery life saving features on the device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Battery.
  4. Tap Power saver.
  5. Tap the Power saver switch to turn on or turn off.

 

Battery saving mode settings

To change settings for the battery life saving feature, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Battery.
  4. Tap Battery saver.
  5. Tap Turn Battery saver on.
  6. Select from the following:
    • Immediately
    • 10% battery
    • 20% battery
    • 30% battery
    • 50% battery
  7. Select or clear check boxes for the following options:
    • Auto-sync
    • Wi-Fi
    • Bluetooth
    • Vibrate on touch
    • Brightness
    • Screen timeout
    • Notification LED
  8. To access option details, tap the Settings icon next to the following options:
    • Brightness
    • Screen timeout

 

 

Tips to save battery life

To save and extend battery life, follow these steps:

 

Lower screen brightness and timeout duration

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. Touch and slide the Brightness slider left to decrease the brightness setting.
  6. Tap Screen timeout.
  7. Select one of the following options:
    • 15 seconds
    • 30 seconds

 

Turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Clear the Mobile HotSpot check box.
  6. Tap the Back key.
  7. Tap the Back key again to return to the 'Settings' menu.
  8. Scroll down to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Location access.
  9. Clear the GPS satellites check box.
  10. Touch the Status bar and slide it down.
  11. Tap Wi-Fi to turn off.
  12. Tap Bluetooth to turn off.


Change application sync settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Clear the Auto-sync data check box.
  5. To reduce sync settings for individual applications, select the desired application.

 

Turn off background data

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Mobile data.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Select the Restrict background data check box.

 

Minimize use of third party applications

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Apps.
  4. Select the application you want to edit.
  5. Tap Disable to turn off the application.
    Note: You can tap Uninstall instead to completely remove the application.

 

Toggle from 4G to 2G

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Networks.
  4. Scroll down to Tethering & Networks.
  5. Under 'NETWORK,' tap Mobile networks.
  6. Select or clear the Use only 2G networks check box.

 

Update to the latest software

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'SYSTEM,' and then tap About phone.
  4. Tap Update Center.
  5. Tap System updates.
  6. Tap Check now.
  7. Follow any additional prompts.

 

Set device to sleep when unused

  • Press and then quickly release the Power key to set the screen to sleep mode.
  • To activate the screen, press and then quickly release the Power key again.

 

 

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