LG G4 Stylus

LG G4 Stylus

How to reset or restore a LG G4 Stylus

If your LG G4 Stylus smartphone is running very slowly, hanging, you want to bypass the screen lock, or you have a full memory and want to erase everything, or you want to sell or give it away and want to ensure that nobody can access your files and passwords, you can do a factory reset to restore it to its original state like the first day.

In the following steps we explain how to format the LG G4 Stylus to erase all your information and make it totally clean as it came out of the store.

Before doing a factory reset, we recommend deleting all the accounts on the device, specifically it is useful to unlink the Google account if you are going to sell, donate, or give away your G4 Stylus. This will avoid problems for the new user, as some newer devices include a functionality called FRP (Factory Reset Protection) that requires the same Google account or PIN code with which the LG G4 Stylus was initially configured when factory resetting a device.

Keep in mind that a reset or return to the factory state on a mobile/cell phone deletes all its content, so make a backup of your data before doing it if you don't want to lose everything.

In case you do not want to erase the data from the device, you can try to restart the LG G4 Stylus..

There are two ways to do a reset on a LG G4 Stylus one through the mobile options and another more complete from the recovery mode.

Table of Contents:

Restore from the options of LG G4 Stylus

If you want to make a reset using the device options to return to the factory state a LG G4 Stylus you have to follow these simple steps:

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

To access the settings menu on your LG G4 Stylus, look for the icon that resembles a cogwheel. Click or tap on it to open the settings menu.

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

Scroll down the LG G4 Stylus settings to the bottom where you will see the section called “System”, click or tap to continue.

System icon Android

3- Third step:

If you see a section called “Advanced” click to display the advanced options of the LG G4 Stylus.

System menu Android

4- Fourth step:

Click on “Reset options” from this section it will allow us to restore network options, applications or reset the LG G4 Stylus completely.

Advanced options Android

5- Fifth step:

Click on the last option called “Erase all data (factory reset)” or simply “Factory data reset”.

Reset options Android

6- Sixth step:

A first confirmation message will appear reminding you that all your data will be deleted from this device, the data you have uploaded to Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or backup copies that you have in the cloud, such as Google Drive, Dropbox or One Drive, will not be deleted. Press “Reset phone”.

Reset phone confirmation

7- Seventh step:

A second confirmation message will appear indicating that all information stored on the LG G4 Stylus and all downloaded applications will be erased and reminding that this action cannot be undone. If you agree, click on “Erase Everything”.

Erase Everything confirmation

8- Eighth step:

If necessary, draw the screen unlock pattern or enter the screen unlock password or PIN to continue.

Confirm your pattern Android

9- Ninth step:

Your device G4 Stylus from LG it will restart and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the operative system Android 5.0 (Lollipop)| upgradable to 5.1 (Lollipop).

Android is starting

If you cannot turn on the LG G4 Stylus and therefore you cannot perform the factory restore from the device settings, this method does not work for you and you should consult the tutorial to hard reset LG G4 Stylus.

Video instructions

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About the device:

LG G4 Stylus is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 154.3 x 79.2 x 9.6 mm (6.07 x 3.12 x 0.38 in), a weight of 163 grams, , a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~258 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 - H631| H635| H630D| MS631, a graphics card Adreno 306 - H631| H635| H630D| MS631, a RAM memory 1 GB RAM (H635| and an internal memory of 8 GB.

The LG G4 Stylus comes from the factory with the Android 5.0 (Lollipop)| upgradable to 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

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