Screen & keyboard: LG GS170

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the LG GS170. 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 the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Display.
  4. Scroll to and select Backlight.
  5. Scroll to Main screen brightness and select Change.
  6. Press the Navigation key right or left to adjust the brightness.
  7. Press the Center Select key to select the brightness setting.
  8. Select Done.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Display.
  4. Scroll to and select Backlight.
  5. At Main screen duration, select Change.
  6. Select one of the following options:
    • Off
    • 5 seconds
    • 10 seconds
    • 15 seconds
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 3 minutes
  7. Select Done.

 

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

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

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Display.
  4. Select Screen theme.
  5. Select Homescreen.
  6. At Wallpaper, select Change.
  7. Navigate to the desired image and select Insert.
  8. Scroll to Wallpaper type and select Change.
  9. Select one of the following options:
    • Full screen
    • Full image
    • Landscape
  10. Select Done.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. While in a text entry screen, press the * (star) key to switch to symbols.
  2. Press the Navigation key down to view additional symbols.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

There are multiple methods to enter text into text fields. To switch between text entry modes (such as predictive text mode, manual text mode, and uppercase or lowercase), follow these steps:

 

While in a text entry screen, press and hold the # (pound) key to switch between text entry modes.

 

Note: If you tap the # (pound) key without holding it down it will only switch between t9 capitol, t9 lowercase, or num lock.

 

To enter text using abc mode

 

Press the key until the desired letter displays. For example, to enter RUN, press the 7 key three times, the 8 key twice, and the 6 key twice.

 

To enter text using T9 predictive text mode

 

Press each key once. The dictionary will display the most common word for the sequence of key presses once all the letters are entered. For example, to enter RUN, press 7, 8, and 6.

 

To enter text using 123 mode

 

Press and hold the number key until the number appears.

 

OR

 

  1. Press the # (pound) key until you see 123 at the top right of your screen.
  2. Press the desired number keys.

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

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

 

  1. We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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