LG V40 ThinQ

LG V40 ThinQ

How to reset or hard reset a LG V40 ThinQ

If your smartphone LG V40 ThinQ it works very slow, it hangs, you want to bypass screen lock, or you have a full memory, and you want to erase everything, or you want to sell it or give it away and you want nobody to be able to access your files and passwords you can do a factory reset so that it returns to be like the first day.

In the following steps we explain how to format the LG V40 ThinQ to erase all your information and make it totally clean as it came out of the store.

You must bear in mind that a reset or return to the factory state in a mobile deletes all its content, so you must make a backup of your data before doing it if you do not want to lose everything.

There are two ways to do a reset on a LG V40 ThinQ one through the mobile options and another more complete from the recovery mode.

Restore from the options of LG V40 ThinQ

If you want to make a reset using the device options to return to the factory state a LG V40 ThinQ you have to follow these simple steps:

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

Access the settings menu of your device LG V40 ThinQ, this is the cogwheel icon.

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

Scroll down the LG V40 ThinQ settings to the bottom where you will see the section called “System”, click to continue.

System icon Android

3- Third step:

If you see a section called “Advanced” click to display the advanced options of the LG V40 ThinQ.

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 V40 ThinQ 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 V40 ThinQ 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 V40 ThinQ 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 8.1 (Oreo).

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Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode LG V40 ThinQ

Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode your LG V40 ThinQ can solve problems that have not been solved with a normal factory reset.

1- First turn off your LG V40 ThinQ completely. If you can not unlock the screen, press and hold the power button for about 20 seconds and the phone will turn off.

2- Keep holding on volume down and power keys together for a few seconds. In some devices according to the Android version the combination can be the power key and the volume key up.

3- When the LG logo is displayed, release the buttons.

4- Move through the menu with the volume up and volume down keys until you reach the “Recovery Mode” option and press the power button to access.
If the device menu appears in Chinese characters, click here to see how to reset a mobile in Chinese

5- Use the volume up and volume down keys to select the “wipe cache partition” option and press the Power button to activate the option and clear the mobile cache.

6- After a few seconds you will return to the previous screen, with the volume buttons go to the option “wipe data / factory reset” and press the power button to enter. A screen with many NOes and a YES will appear, with the volume keys again go to the YES and press with the power key.

7- After finishing again with the volume keys, click on “reboot system now” and press the power key of your LG V40 ThinQ, the device will reboot and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the system Android 8.1 (Oreo).

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About the device:

LG V40 ThinQ is a device with 158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm (6.25 x 2.98 x 0.30 in), a weight of 169 grams, a screen resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~537 ppi density).

It has a processor Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver), a graphics card Adreno 630, a RAM memory 6 GB and an internal memory of 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM.

The LG V40 ThinQ it comes from the factory with the operating system Android 8.1 (Oreo)

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