LG Volt User Manual

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  • Page 1: Install the batteryUser Guide
  • Page 2 Table of Contents Get Started ................................................................................................................................ 1 Your Phone at a Glance ...................................................................................................... 1 Set Up Your Phone ................................................................................................................
  • Page 3: Charge your battery Quick Access ..............................................................................................................21 Change the Screen Orientation...................................................................................22 Status Bar ..........................................................................................................................22 Enter Text With the On-screen Keyboard...........................................................................25 Phone Calls ..............................................................................................................................28...
  • Page 4: Manage Your Account Call Settings ......................................................................................................................42 Voicemail Settings ......................................................................................................42 Call Rejection .............................................................................................................42 TTY Mode ...................................................................................................................43 Contacts....................................................................................................................................44 Get Started with Contacts ..................................................................................................44 Access...
  • Page 5: Re-Boost Send a Text Message .................................................................................................63 Send a Multimedia Message (MMS) ...........................................................................64 Save and Resume a Draft Message ...........................................................................66 New...
  • Page 6: Set Up Voicemail Launch the Web Browser............................................................................................80 Learn to Navigate the Browser ...................................................................................80 Browser Menu ............................................................................................................81 Select Text on a Web Page...
  • Page 7 Work with Pictures .............................................................................................................95 Share Pictures and Videos.................................................................................................96 Send Pictures or Videos by Email ...............................................................................96 Send a Picture or...
  • Page 8: Your Phone‘s Layout Reconnect a Headset or Car Kit ...............................................................................117 Disconnect or Unpair from a Bluetooth Device ..........................................................118 Send and Receive Information...
  • Page 9: Turn Your Phone On and Off Call Reject ................................................................................................................132 Decline with Message ...............................................................................................132 Privacy Keeper .........................................................................................................132 Home Button Answers Call .......................................................................................132 Auto Answer .............................................................................................................132 TTY...
  • Page 10: Turn Your Screen On and Off Personal Settings.............................................................................................................152 Accounts & Sync ......................................................................................................152 Guest Mode ..............................................................................................................152 Location ....................................................................................................................153 Security ....................................................................................................................154 Language & Input Settings........................................................................................155 Backup &...
  • Page 11: Touchscreen NavigationGet Started The following topics give you all the information you need to set up your phone and service the...
  • Page 12 2. Insert the battery, contacts end first, and gently press the battery into place. 3. Replace the battery compartment...
  • Page 13Charge your battery 1. Plug the USB connector into the charger/accessory port at the bottom of your phone. 2. Plug...
  • Page 14: Lock and Unlock Your Phone  If your phone is activated, it will turn on, search for service, and begin the setup process. ...
  • Page 15: Setting Up Guest Mode ● And more. From Your Phone Access account information and other self-service tools from Boost Zone. ■ Press >...
  • Page 16: Home Screen OverviewAdditional Information For more information about your Boost Mobile account, as well as other Boost Mobile services, visit us at:...
  • Page 17: Customize Your Home ScreenImportant: Voicemail Password – It is strongly recommended that you create a password when setting up your voicemail to protect...
  • Page 18: Add and Remove Widgets on the Home ScreenPhone Basics Your phone is packed with features that simplify your life and expand your ability to stay connected to...
  • Page 19: Change the Phone's Wallpaper ● Power/Lock Button lets you turn the phone on or off or turn the screen on or off, or...
  • Page 20: Customize Applications Icons on the Home ScreenTurn Your Screen On and Off Your phone allows you to quickly turn the screen off when not in use...
  • Page 21: Quick AccessCode. Then follow the instructions to create your unlock sequence, as well as a Backup PIN in case you forget...
  • Page 22: Status BarTouch and Hold To open the available options for an item (for example, a contact or link in a Web...
  • Page 23Flick Flicking the screen is similar to swiping, except that you need to swipe your finger in light, quick strokes....
  • Page 24to bring up a bigger keyboard. Note: The Auto-rotate check box needs to be selected for the screen orientation to...
  • Page 25: Enter Text With the On-screen KeyboardLock Your Phone When your phone is locked, you can only receive incoming calls or make calls to 9-1-1. ■...
  • Page 26 3. Tap Set apps to view which apps can be accessed in Guest mode. Tap the Add icon in...
  • Page 27Note: The small rectangles above the primary shortcuts let you know your current screen position. Tip: Press to return to...
  • Page 28: Call from Call Logs 3. Tap to reveal all your current applications. By default, the applications are listed in a grid view. 4....
  • Page 29: Call Emergency NumbersTo remove a Widget: 1. Go to the Home screen canvas on which the widget is located. 2. Touch and...
  • Page 30: Receive Phone Calls  Wallpapers gallery to view the available wallpapers in the wallpaper gallery. 3. Depending on the type of wallpaper,...
  • Page 31: Voicemail SetupTip: Tap 1x1 or 2x2 to change the icon size. Access Recently-Used Applications Your phone keeps a running list of...
  • Page 32: Retrieve Your Voicemail MessagesChange the Screen Orientation This phone is capable of changing the orientation of screen content when the orientation of the...
  • Page 33: Set Up Visual VoicemailStatus Icons Icon Status Signal Strength – Shows your current signal strength (the more bars there are, the stronger the...
  • Page 34: Visual Voicemail OptionsNotification Icons Icon Notification New GmailTM Message – Indicates a new Gmail message. New Email – Indicates a new Email...
  • Page 35: Configure Visual Voicemail Settings Icon Notification Disconnected From VPN – Indicates that the phone is disconnected from the Virtual Private Network. Song Is Playing...
  • Page 36: Phone Call OptionsQWERTY Keyboard 1. Tap a text field where you want to enter text. 2. Enter the desired text.  To...
  • Page 37: In-call OptionsNote: If you do not want the screen to change orientations automatically, uncheck the Auto- rotate screen. Press > >...
  • Page 38: Call WaitingPhone Calls With mobile service and your phone‘s calling features, you can enjoy clear phone calls across the country. Make...
  • Page 39: Conference Calling 2. Touch Call logs to display the Call logs list. 3. Touch an entry to display the call details....
  • Page 40: Call ForwardingTo call the 9-1-1 emergency number normally or when your account is restricted: 1. Unlock the screen. For more information,...
  • Page 41: Call LogsReject an Incoming Call ■ Swipe the reject call icon in any direction to reject the call. The call will...
  • Page 42: Call RejectionTip: For information on using the Visual Voicemail app, see Visual Voicemail. Voicemail Notification There are a couple of different...
  • Page 43: TTY Mode 2. Open a message and touch . Tip: You can restore messages you have sent to the trash folder....
  • Page 44: The Contacts List 3. Touch the Welcome to Voicemail message on the screen to play a brief explanation of the voicemail services....
  • Page 45: Contacts List Options 2. Touch a message to review it. The following options are available while reviewing a voicemail message: Note: Not...
  • Page 46: Add a Contact  Transcriptions displayed to transcribe Voicemails from voice to text.  Themes to choose the type of theme used...
  • Page 47: Edit a Contact EntryIn-call Options While you‘re on a call, you will see a number of onscreen options. Touch an option to select...
  • Page 48Note: The Headset button is activated to show the current call is routed to the connected Bluetooth headset.  To...
  • Page 49To respond to an incoming call while you‘re on a call: ■ Swipe in any direction. (This puts the first...
  • Page 50: Communicate with Your Contacts 4. To end the three-way call, touch . To end only the last dialed call, touch Note: If one...
  • Page 51Set Up Speed Dialing Your phone can store up to 99 phone numbers in speed dial locations. To assign a...
  • Page 52: Share a Contact  Edit number before call to edit a number before you redial.  Copy call number to copy the...
  • Page 53: Joining and Separating Contacts 3. Configure your options. TTY Mode A TTY (teletypewriter, also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a...
  • Page 54: Create a Google AccountContacts The Contacts application lets you store and manage contacts from a variety of sources, including contacts you enter and...
  • Page 55: Access Gmail ■ Press > . You will see the Contacts list.  Contacts List: The Contacts list displays all contacts...
  • Page 56: Read and Reply to Gmail Messages  Join contacts: Allows you to join duplicate contacts.  Import/Export: Allows you to import or export contacts to...
  • Page 57: Email 5. When you have finished adding information, touch Save. Save a Phone Number You can save a phone number...
  • Page 58: Corporate Email (Outlook)from the Google Account are synced to that account on the web, but the information from the Exchange account will...
  • Page 59: Open Email 3. Tap > Delete.  If the contact contains information from a read-only account, you will not be able...
  • Page 60: Reply to or Delete an Email MessageNote: If there is no available space on a particular Home screen canvas, you must delete or remove an item...
  • Page 61: Configure and Sync Corporate Email SettingsTo connect by using Quick Contact for Android™: 1. Tap a contact's picture to open Quick Contact for Android. 2....
  • Page 62For more information about sending text and multimedia messages, see Text and Multimedia Messaging. Import, Export, and Share Contacts If...
  • Page 63: Send a Text Message 2. Open the contact you want to share. 3. Tap > Share. 4. Choose the method for sending. Joining...
  • Page 64: Send a Multimedia Message (MMS)Accounts and Messaging With wireless service and your phone‘s messaging capabilities, you have the opportunity to share information through many...
  • Page 65Note: When setting up a new Google Account, either on your phone or online, you will be prompted to add...
  • Page 66: Manage Message Conversations  View the inbox of your other Gmail account: • Touch the account name at the top of the...
  • Page 67 3. To reply to or forward a message, touch Reply to open a reply message. For reply to all...
  • Page 68: Text and Multimedia Message OptionsAdd an Email Account (POP3 or IMAP) The Email application only reveals all currently added email accounts. To view additional...
  • Page 69  Password: Typically your network access password (case-sensitive). 4. Enter a Server address, Domain and tap Next.  Server:...
  • Page 70Create and Send Email Create and send email using any account you have set up on your phone. Increase your...
  • Page 71: Find and Install an App 3. Enter a new message and tap . Delete an Email Message ■ Touch and hold an email (from...
  • Page 72: Request a Refund for a Paid App  Message format: Select the format you want to view email messages in.  Message size limit: Allows you...
  • Page 73: Google Maps 3. Tap Email Settings and select General settings to set the following settings.  Set default account: Allows you...
  • Page 74: Google Play Music App  Touch the icon, and then select the contacts to whom you want to send the message. You can...
  • Page 75: Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Network  Touch the icon, and then select the contacts to whom you want to send the message. You can...
  • Page 76: Add a Wi-Fi NetworkSave and Resume a Draft Message While composing a text or multimedia message, touch to automatically save your message as...
  • Page 77: Your Data Services User NameNote: If a message contains a link to a Web page, touch the message and then touch the link to...
  • Page 78: Prepare Your Phone for VPN Connection 3. Touch and hold the message that you want to lock. 4. Touch Lock message on the options menu....
  • Page 79: Connect to or Disconnect from a VPN 1. Press > > Messaging . 2. On the Messaging screen, touch and then touch Settings. You can set...
  • Page 80: Learn to Navigate the Browser  Notifications: Enable this option if you wish to receive a notification in the Status Bar when a new...
  • Page 81: Browser MenuApps and Entertainment All your phone‘s features are accessible through the Apps list. Note: Available applications and services are subject...
  • Page 82: Select Text on a Web PageNote: You need a Google Wallet account to purchase items on Google Play. See Create a Google Wallet Account to...
  • Page 83: Adjust Browser SettingsOpen an Installed App There are options for opening an installed app. ■ Press > , locate the app, and...
  • Page 84: Create Bookmarks 1. Press > > System settings > Location. 2. Touch the switch to turn Location services ON.  Mode:...
  • Page 85: Add Bookmarks to Your Home ScreenWeb and Data Your phone‘s data capabilities let you wirelessly access the Internet or your corporate network through a variety...
  • Page 86: Viewfinder Screen in Camera mode  When you're connected to a network, you can tap the network name in the Wi-Fi settings screen for...
  • Page 87: Multi-point Auto FocusData Services General Information (3G and 4G Networks) The following topics will help you learn the basics of using your...
  • Page 88: Light FrameWhen you use data services, your user name is submitted to identify you to the network. Your user name is...
  • Page 89: Viewfinder Screen in Video modeBefore you can initiate a VPN connection, your phone must first establish a Wi-Fi or data connection. For information about...
  • Page 90: Camera Settings 3. When prompted, enter your login credentials, and then touch Connect. When you are connected, a VPN connected icon...
  • Page 91: Video Camera SettingsSelecting To select onscreen items or links: ■ Drag across a page, and then touch an item or touch an...
  • Page 92: Open or Close GalleryOpen the Browser Menu The browser menu may be opened anytime you have an active data session, from any page...
  • Page 93: Watch a Video  Copy to copy the selected text.  Share to share the selected message using your favorite services like...
  • Page 94: Live Zoom  Bandwidth management • Settings for Search result preloading and image loading. Create Website Settings You can create settings...
  • Page 95: Work with Pictures 4. Enter a descriptive name and URL for the new bookmark. 5. Tap OK to store the new entry...
  • Page 96: Send a Picture or Video by Multimedia MessageCamera and Video You can use the camera or camcorder to take and share pictures and videos. Your phone comes...
  • Page 97: Send Pictures or Videos Using Bluetooth  Dynamic tone (HDR): Combines photos taken at multiple exposures into one optimal photo to get a better photo...
  • Page 98: QuickMemoSuper Zooming You can use a zoom up to 4 times while taking pictures. Tip: This function operates automatically while...
  • Page 99Note: Light Frame is supported in the Front Camera mode only. The viewfinder screen area in Light Frame mode looks...
  • Page 100: Voice Mate  Normal: Records a normal video.  Live effect: Provides various visual effects when recording a video. Record videos...
  • Page 101: Voice Command  Image size: Set the size of your picture. Choose from 8M 3264x2448 (4:3), W6M 3264x1836(16:9), 5M 2560x1920 (4:3)...
  • Page 102: Calendar  Brightness: Adjust the brightness setting compatible with the environment.  White balance: Select how the camcorder adjusts colors...
  • Page 103: Change Calendar ViewFolders in your storage card or phone memory that contain pictures and videos will also be treated as albums. The...
  • Page 104  Scroll left or right to view more albums. 2. Tap an album to open it and view its...
  • Page 105: Create an EventWhen viewing a video, use your index finger and thumb in a pinching or spreading motion to zoom in or...
  • Page 106: Set an Event ReminderThe cropped picture is saved in the album as a copy. The original picture remains unedited. Share Pictures and Videos...
  • Page 107: Display and Synchronize Calendars 4. Touch and then touch Messaging. 5. Compose your message and then touch Send MMS . For more information...
  • Page 108: FoldersTools and Calendar Learn how to use many of your phone‘s productivity-enhancing features. QSlide The QSlide function enables an overlay...
  • Page 109: Alarm/Clock While viewing the screen you want to capture and create a memo on, slide the Status Bar down and...
  • Page 110QuickRemote QuickRemote turns your phone into a Universal Remote for your home TV and cable box. 1. From the Home...
  • Page 111: TasksUsing the Voice Mate application 1. Open the Voice Mate application. 2. Tap the Speak icon (at the bottom of...
  • Page 112Place a Call by Speaking 1. Press > > Voice Command . 2. Say one of the following commands: ...
  • Page 113: CalculatorNote: To go to any day in any Calendar view, tap > Go to date. Change Calendar View You can...
  • Page 114: File Manager Options  Month View  Year View Tools and Calendar 104
  • Page 115: Turn Bluetooth On or Off  Agenda View View Event Details You can view more information about an event in a number of ways,...
  • Page 116: Change the Device Name  You can also touch and hold a spot in Day, Week, or Month view to open the new...
  • Page 117: Reconnect a Headset or Car Kit 2. Tap Add reminder to add a reminder. 3. Tap the reminder time to display a pop-up menu and...
  • Page 118: Send and Receive Information Using BluetoothChange Calendar Settings You can change the settings for how the Calendar application displays events and how it notifies you...
  • Page 119Rename a Folder 1. Tap the folder icon to open it. 2. Tap . 3. Enter the new folder name...
  • Page 120: Enjoying content via a variety of devices 4. Tap Repeat to set the days when you want the alarm to sound. (If you don't set a...
  • Page 121: microSD Card 3. Tap to set the following options:  Vibration: Set the phone vibrate along with the alert sound. (A...
  • Page 122: Insert a microSD Card 2. Tap Add account. 3. Tap Microsoft Exchange to enter your email address and password information. 4. For further...
  • Page 123: View microSD Card Memory Tap to access the following options.  Sync now: Tap to sync your Microsoft Exchange account tasks.  Sort...
  • Page 124: Use the Phone‘s microSD Card as a USB Drive  Tap to delete the last number or operator you entered. Touch and hold to delete numbers repeatedly. ...
  • Page 125: Transfer Via PC or Laptop ● Exit: Exits the application. Searching in File Manager Tap the Search icon (in the top right corner of...
  • Page 126: Transfer Via Bluetooth ConnectionBluetooth Settings Menu The Bluetooth settings menu allows you to set up many of the characteristics of your phone's Bluetooth...
  • Page 127: Update Your Phone FirmwareConnect a Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit You can listen to music over a Bluetooth stereo headset, or have hands-free...
  • Page 128: Update Your LG Software 5. If prompted to enter a passcode, try 0000 or 1234, or consult the headset or car kit documentation...
  • Page 129: Update Your PRL 1. Set the receiving device to discoverable mode. You may also need to set it to ―Receive Beams‖ or...
  • Page 130: Airplane Mode 3. Touch the check box next to your phone name to make your phone visible to unpaired devices. 4....
  • Page 131: Incoming Voice Call Pop-upEnjoying the content from Nearby devices You can enjoy the content from nearby devices (i.e. PC.NAS, Mobile) in the Gallery,...
  • Page 132: Auto AnswerInsert a microSD Card Remove the battery cover and battery to insert a compatible microSD card into your phone. 1....
  • Page 133: Save Unknown NumbersRemove a microSD Card Before removing your phone‘s microSD card, use the Storage settings menu to unmount the card. 1....
  • Page 134: Android BeamFormat the microSD Card Formatting a microSD card permanently removes all files stored on the card. 1. Press > >...
  • Page 135: More Settings  Disconnect the phone from the computer.  If you want to keep the phone connected to the computer...
  • Page 136: Mobile Networks Settings 5. On the Android phone, open the Notifications Panel, tap USB connected > Charge phone (or Turn off USB...
  • Page 137: Sound SettingsNote: Any applications supporting Share, such as Music and ThinkFree Viewer, can send files via Bluetooth. Update Your Phone From...
  • Page 138: Ringtone & Vibration Settings  If the Auto-sync option is on, email, Calendar and Contacts automatically synchronize whenever a change is made. ...
  • Page 139Update Your Profile This option allows you to automatically update your online user profile information. If you choose to change...
  • Page 140Settings The following topics provide an overview of items you can change using your phone‘s Settings menus. Wireless Networks This...
  • Page 141: Display SettingsWi-Fi Settings Your phone lets you take advantage of Wi-Fi hotspots for high-speed data access using available computer networks. For...
  • Page 142 1. Press > > System settings > Call. 2. Tap the Incoming voice call pop-up checkbox to enable/disable the...
  • Page 143 1. Press > > System settings > Call > Auto answer. 2. Tap Disable, 1 second, 3 seconds, or...
  • Page 144: Home ScreenTo save unknown numbers: 1. Press > > System settings > Call. 2. Tap the Save unknown numbers checkbox to...
  • Page 145: Lock Screen 2. Tap the Android Beam switch to activate the feature. (NFC turns on automatically) SmartShare Beam Turn on to...
  • Page 146Bluetooth Tethering This feature allows you to connect other devices to your phone via Bluetooth and share its internet connection....
  • Page 147Connections Optimizer Your phone can be set to automatically connect you to Wi-Fi networks on your device‗s remembered list and,...
  • Page 148: Gestures – or – Press the Volume Down Button until you see on the screen. Volumes Adjust your phone's volume...
  • Page 149Phone Ringtone The phone ringtones alert you of incoming calls. To select a ringtone for voice calls: 1. Press >...
  • Page 150: One-handed Operation 3. Tap each vibrate type to select it. 4. Tap OK. Voice Notifications To read out the incoming call...
  • Page 151: Apps 2. From the DEVICE section, tap Sound > Touch feedback & system. 3. Tap the Screen lock sound checkbox....
  • Page 152: Guest ModeNote: Long backlight settings reduce the battery‗s talk and standby times. For the best battery performance, use the shortest convenient...
  • Page 153: LocationFont Type Choose the desired font type for device menus. 1. Press > > System settings. 2. From the DEVICE...
  • Page 154: SecurityHome Button LED Configures the notification LED options. 1. Press > > System settings. 2. From the DEVICE section, tap...
  • Page 155: Backup & ResetScreen Swipe Effect Choose the desired type of effect to display when you swipe from one Home screen canvas to...
  • Page 156Select Screen Lock You can increase your phone‘s security by face unlock, creating a screen unlock pattern, creating a PIN,...
  • Page 157: Accessibility If you haven‘t created a Google Account on the phone, you must perform a factory reset. CAUTION! If you...
  • Page 158 1. Press > > System settings. 2. From the DEVICE section, tap Lock screen > Shortcuts. 3. Tap each...
  • Page 159: Accessory 1. Press > > System settings. 2. From the DEVICE section, tap Gestures. 3. Tap the Screen on/off checkbox...
  • Page 160: System UpdatesHelp Allows you to view help information for the available gestures. Motion Sensor Calibration Improves the accuracy of the tilt...
  • Page 161: About PhoneHelp Allows you to view help information for one-handed operation features. Storage The Storage menu lets you monitor the used...
  • Page 162: Copyright Information 5. Read the disclaimer and tap OK. To uninstall a downloaded application: 1. Press > > System settings >...
  • Page 163: IndexUse Guest Mode 1. Press > > System settings > Guest mode. 2. To activate Guest mode, tap the Guest...
  • Page 164Security Use the Security settings to configure how to help secure your phone and its data. Encrypt Phone Opens a...
  • Page 165Language & Input Settings Your phone's Language & input settings let you select a language for the devices screens and...
  • Page 166 2. Check if the Backup account is correct. 3. Tap the Back up my data checkbox. (A blue checkmark...
  • Page 167 4. Enter your unlock sequence if you have configured one, then tap Erase everything and OK to confirm. System...
  • Page 168  Touch zoom: Zoom in or out by triple tapping the screen.  Screen shades: Set the brightness to...
  • Page 169 2. Set the following options as you want.  Auto-rotate screen: Checkmark to allow the device to rotate the...
  • Page 170Activate This Device Follow the onscreen instructions to activate your phone. 1. Press > > System settings > Activate this...
  • Page 171 1. Press > > System settings > System updates > UICC Unlock. 2. Follow the on-screen instructions. Printing This...
  • Page 172Copyright Information © 2014 Boost Worldwide, Inc. Boost, the Logo, Re-Boost and Boost Mobile are trademarks of Boost Worldwide, Inc....
  • Page 173 Index 4G, 77 Call from Call Logs, 28 About Phone, 161 Call from Contacts, 29 Access Contacts, 44 Call...
  • Page 174Customize Applications Icons on the Home Home Screen Clean View, 21 Screen, 20 Home Screen Overview, 16 Customize Your Home...
  • Page 175Power Button Ends Call, 134 Set Up Speed Dialing, 41 Prepare Your Phone for VPN Connection, Set Up Visual Voicemail,...
  • Page 176Using Guest Mode, 16 Voicemail, 31 Using QSlide, 115 Voicemail Notification, 32 Video Camera Settings, 91 Voicemail Settings, 42, 131...