ENGLISH User Guide LG-D295f www.lg.com MFL68623729 (1.0)
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Table of contents Guidelines for safe and efficient use ....5 Wi-Fi Direct .............34 PC connections with a USB cable ....34 Important notice ..........11 Calls ..............36 Getting to know your phone ......15 Making a call ..........36 Phone overview ..........15 Calling your contacts ........36 Installing the SIM card and battery ....17 Answering and rejecting a call......36 Charging the phone .........19...
Voice Search ...........63 Knock Code .............49 Downloads ............63 KnockON ............49 LG SmartWorld ..........64 QuickMemo+ ..........50 How to Get to LG SmartWorld from Your Using the QuickMemo+ options .....51 Phone ............64 Viewing the saved QuickMemo+ ....51 The Web ............65 QSlide .............52 Internet ............65...
Table of contents Phone software update ........77 About this user guide ........78 About this user guide ........78 Trademarks .............78 Accessories ............79 Troubleshooting ..........80 FAQ ..............83...
Tests for SAR are conducted using standardised methods with the phone transmitting at its highest certified power level in all used frequency bands. While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various LG phone models, they are all designed to meet •...
Do not disassemble this unit. Take it to a qualified service technician when repair work is required. • Repairs under warranty, at LG’s discretion, may include replacement parts or boards that are either new or • reconditioned, provided that they have functionality equal to that of the parts being replaced.
Efficient phone operation Electronics devices All mobile phones may receive interference, which could affect performance. Do not use your mobile phone near medical equipment without requesting permission. Avoid placing the phone over • pacemakers, for example, in your breast pocket. Some hearing aids might be disturbed by mobile phones.
Guidelines for safe and efficient use NOTE: Excessive sound pressure from earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss. Glass Parts Some parts of your mobile device are made of glass. This glass could break if your mobile device is dropped on a hard surface or receives a substantial impact.
Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Please recycle when possible. Do not dispose • as household waste. If you need to replace the battery, take it to the nearest authorised LG Electronics service point or dealer for • assistance.
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Hereby, LG Electronics declares that this LG-D295f product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. A copy of the Declaration of Conformity can be found at http://www.lg.com/global/declaration HOW TO UPDATE YOUR SMARTPHONE Access to latest firmware releases, new software functions and improvements.
Important notice Please read this before you start using your phone! Please check to see whether any problems you encountered with your phone are described in this section before taking the phone in for service or calling a service representative. 1.
Important notice To monitor and control how battery power is being used: > > Apps tab > Settings > General tab > About phone > Common > Battery > Battery • use. Battery usage time is displayed on the screen. It tells you how long it has been since you last connected your phone to a power source or, if currently connected, how long the phone was last running on battery power.
Turn the power off. Press and hold the Power/Lock Key + Volume Down Key on the phone. Release the Power/Lock Key only when the LG logo is displayed, then immediately press and hold the Power/Lock Key again. Release all keys when the Factory data reset screen is displayed.
Important notice WARNING If you perform a Hard Reset, all user applications, user data and DRM licenses will be deleted. Please remember to backup any important data before performing a Hard Reset. 6. Opening and switching applications Multi-tasking is easy with Android, you can keep more than one application running at the same time. There is no need to quit an application before opening another one.
Getting to know your phone Phone overview Earpiece Front-Facing Camera Proximity Sensor Recent Key Touch the key to display recently Home Key used applications. Touch and Hold Touch the key to return to the Home the key to display the available screen from any screen.
Getting to know your phone Flash Rear-Facing Camera Volume keys Power/Lock Key In the Home screen: Control ringer • volume. Earphone Jack During a call: Control your • earpiece volume. Microphone When playing a song: Control • volume continuously. When screen is off : Touch and •...
Installing the SIM card and battery Before you can start exploring your new phone, you'll need to set it up. To insert a SIM card(s) and battery. To remove the battery cover, hold the phone firmly in one hand. With your other hand, lift off the battery cover with your thumbnail as shown in figure.
Getting to know your phone Slide the SIM cards into their slots as shown in the figure. Make sure the gold contact area on the card is facing downwards. Insert the battery into place by aligning the gold contacts on the phone and the battery (1) and pressing it down until it clicks into place (2).
USB cable. WARNING Use Only LG-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Using unapproved chargers or cables may cause the battery to charge slowly and unexpected popup messages on your phone. The use of unapproved chargers or cables may cause damage to your phone or may cause your battery to explode.
Getting to know your phone NOTE: The battery must be fully charged initially to improve battery lifetime. • Do not open the back cover while your phone is charging. • Using the memory card Your phone supports the use of microSD™ or microSDHC™ memory cards of up to 32 GB capacity. These memory cards are specifically designed for mobile phones and other ultra-small devices, and are ideal for storing media-rich files such as music, programs, videos, and photographs for use with your phone.
NOTE: Use only compatible memory cards with your phone. Using incompatible memory • cards may damage the card and data stored on the card, as well as the phone. As the device uses FAT32, the maximum size for any given file is 4 GB. •...
Getting to know your phone Touch to open the application list. Scroll and touch Settings > General tab > Storage. Touch Unmount SD card. Touch Erase SD card > Erase SD card > Erase everything. If you have set a pattern lock, input the pattern lock then select Erase everything. NOTE: If there is content on your memory card, the folder structure may be different after formatting, as all the files will have been deleted.
Your Home screen Touch screen tips Here are some tips on how to navigate on your phone. Tap or touch – A single finger tap selects items, links, shortcuts and letters on the on-screen keyboard. Touch and hold – Touch and hold an item on the screen by tapping it and not lifting your finger until an action occurs.
Your Home screen Home screen The Home screen is the starting point for many applications and functions, and it allows you to add items like application shortcuts, or Google widgets to give you instant access to information and applications. This is the default canvas and accessible from any menu by tapping Status Bar Shows phone's status information including the time, signal strength,...
Customising the Home screen You can customise your Home screen by adding apps, widgets or changing wallpapers. To add items on your Home screen Touch and hold the empty part of the Home screen. In the Add Mode menu, select the item you wish to add. You will then see this added item on the Home screen.
Your Home screen Notifications panel Notifications alert you to the arrival of new messages, calendar events, and alarms, as well as to ongoing events, such as when you are on a call. When a notification arrives, its icon appears at the top of the screen. Icons for pending notifications appear on the left, and system icons such as Wi-Fi or battery strength shown on the right.
Opening the notifications panel Swipe down from the status bar to open the notifications panel. Quick Toggle Area Tap each quick toggle key to turn it on/off. Touch and hold the key to access the settings menu of the function. To see more toggle keys, swipe left or right.
Your Home screen The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the device. The icons listed in the table below are some of the most common ones. Icon Description Icon Description No SIM card inserted Ringer is silenced No network signal available Vibrate mode is on...
NOTE: The icons location in the status bar may differ according to the function or service. On-screen keyboard You can enter text using the on-screen keyboard. The on-screen keyboard appears automatically on the screen when you need to enter text. To manually display the keyboard, simply tap a text field where you want to enter text.
Google account setup When you first turn on your phone, you have the opportunity to activate network data, to sign into your Google Account and select how you want to use certain Google services. To set up your Google account Sign into a Google Account from the prompted set-up screen.
Connecting to Networks and Devices Wi-Fi With Wi-Fi, you can use high-speed Internet access within the coverage of the wireless access point (AP). Enjoy wireless Internet using Wi-Fi. Connecting to Wi-Fi networks To use Wi-Fi on your phone, you need to access a wireless access point or ‘hotspot’. Some access points are open and you can simply connect to them.
You can use Bluetooth to send data by running a corresponding application, but not from the Bluetooth menu as on most other mobile phones. NOTE: LG is not responsible for the loss, interception or misuse of data sent or received via • the Bluetooth wireless feature.
Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature > > Apps tab > Settings > Networks tab > set Bluetooth to ON. Tap the Bluetooth menu again and mark the checkbox at the top of the screen to make your phone visible to other devices.
Connecting to Networks and Devices To rename or secure your portable hotspot You can change the name of your phone's Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and secure its Wi-Fi network. > Apps tab > Settings > Networks tab > Tethering & networks > Wi-Fi hotspot. >...
Synchronise with Windows Media Player Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your PC. Use the USB cable to connect the phone to a PC on which Windows Media Player has been installed. Select the Media sync (MTP) option. When connected, a pop-up window will appear on the PC. Open Windows Media Player to synchronise music files.
Calls Making a call to open the keypad. Enter the number using the keypad. To delete a digit, tap the to make a call. To end a call, tap the End icon TIP! To enter "+" to make international calls, touch and hold Calling your contacts to open your contacts.
Making a second call > Add call and dial the number. You can also go to the recently dialled numbers During your first call, tap list by tapping Call logs or can search contacts by tapping Contacts and selecting the contact you want to call.
Contacts Add contacts to your phone and synchronise them with the contacts in your Google account or other accounts that support contact syncing. Searching for a contact On the Home screen to open your contacts. Tap Search contacts and enter the contact name using the keyboard. Adding a new contact , enter the new contact's number, then tap .
Creating a group to open your contacts. Tap Groups and tap . Select New group. Enter a name for the new group. You can also set a ringtone for the newly created group. Tap Save to save the group. NOTE: If you delete a group, the contacts assigned to that group will not be lost. They will remain in your contacts.
Messaging Your phone combines SMS and MMS into one intuitive, easy-to-use menu. WARNING: LG message should be set up to default SMS app. If not, some message functions will be limited. Sending a message on the Home screen and tap to open a blank message.
Threaded box Messages (SMS, MMS) exchanged with another party can be displayed in chronological order so that you can conveniently see an overview of your conversation. Changing your message settings Your phone message settings are pre-defined, so you can send messages immediately. You can change the settings according to your preferences.
E-mail You can use the E-mail application to read emails from services like Gmail. The E-mail application supports the following account types: POP3, IMAP and Exchange. Your service provider or system administrator can provide you with the account settings you need. Managing an email account The first time you open the E-mail application, a set-up wizard opens to help you to set up an email account.
Camera and Video To open the Camera application, tap > > Apps tab > Getting to know the viewfinder Options – Tap to display and hide the camera options on the screen. Flash – Choose from Off , On , Auto Swap camera –...
To take a photo, say one of the following words: Cheese, Smile, Whiskey, Kimchi or LG. Sets a delay after the capture button is pressed. This is ideal if you want to be in the photo.
Once you've taken a photo Tap the image thumbnail at the bottom of the Camera screen to view the last photo you took. Tap to edit the photo. Tap to take another photo immediately. Tap to send your photo to others or share it via social network services. Tap to delete the photo.
Camera and Video Add location – To add the location information. Rename – Tap to edit the name of the selected photo. Details – Find out more information about the file. Gesture shot Take a picture with hand gesture. To take photo, raise your hand until front camera detects it and a box appears on the screen, then clench your hand into a fist.
Recording a quick video Open the Camera application. Holding the phone, point the lens towards the subject you wish to capture in your video. once to start recording. A red light will appear at the top left corner of the viewfinder with a timer showing the length of the video. Tap on the screen to stop recording.
Camera and Video From your Gallery Gallery. To view more photos, scroll left or right. • To zoom in or out, double-tap the screen or place two fingers and spread them apart (move your fingers closer • together to zoom out). Tap on video play icon to play the video.
Function Guest Mode To protect your privacy or limit some applications to your children, you can use the Guest mode. When you lend your phone to others, you can limit the applications to be displayed. In advance, set the Guest mode and customise the options. NOTE: To use the Guest mode, the pattern lock should be set in advance.
Function QuickMemo+ The QuickMemo+ allows you to create memos and capture screen shots. Capture screens, draw on them and share them with family and friends with QuickMemo+. (While screen is switched off) Press and hold the Volume Up key. Touch and slide the status bar downward and tap Select the desired menu option from Pen type, Colour, Eraser and create a memo.
in the Edit menu and select from Gallery or Quickmemo+ to save the memo. To exit QuickMemo+ at any time, tap NOTE: Please use a fingertip while using the QuickMemo+. Do not use your fingernail. Using the QuickMemo+ options You can easily use the editing tools when using the QuickMemo+. Tap to keep the current QuickMemo+ as a text overlay on the screen and continue to use the phone.
Function QSlide From any screen, bring up a notepad, calendar, and more as a window inside your screen. Tap to exit the QSlide and return to full window. Tap to adjust transparency. Tap to end the QSlide. Tap to adjust the size. Touch and slide the status bar downwards >...
Smart Keyboard Smart Keyboard recognises your keyboard typing sequences and provides you with word suggestions for faster input.
Function Live Zooming Live Zooming allows you to zoom in or zoom out on a portion of a video that is being played to make the desired section appear larger or smaller. When viewing a video, use your index finger and thumb in a pinching or spreading motion to zoom in or out. NOTE: While a video is playing, slide left side on the screen up or down to adjust the screen •...
Multimedia Gallery Open the Gallery application to view albums of your pictures and videos. > Apps tab > Gallery. > You can manage and share all your image and video files with Gallery. NOTE: Some file formats are not supported, depending on the software installed on the •...
Multimedia Touch to pause/resume video playback. Touch to go 10 seconds forward. Touch to go 10 seconds backward. Touch to manage the video volume. Touch to lock/unlock a video screen. Touch to use QSlide. Tap to access Screen ratio, Subtitles, Share, Settings or Details. To change the volume while watching a video, press the up and down volume keys on the back of the phone.
Editing photos When viewing an photo, tap Deleting photos/videos Use one of the following methods: and select photos/videos by ticking, and then tap on Delete. In a folder, tap • When viewing a photo, tap • Setting as wallpaper When viewing a photo, tap >...
Multimedia Tap to pause/resume playback. Tap to skip to the next track in the album, playlist, or shuffle. Touch and hold to fast forward. Tap to restart the current track or skip to the previous track in the album, playlist, or shuffle.
Tap to open the current playlist. Tap to access Search, Add to playlist, Delete, Share, Set as ringtone, Music video, Details or Settings. To change the volume while listening to music, press the up and down volume keys on the left-hand side of the phone.
Multimedia FM radio Your phone has a built-in FM radio so you can tune in to your favorite stations and listen on the go. > Apps tap > FM radio. > NOTE: You need to use your headphones to listen to the radio. Insert it into the headphone jack.
Utilities Setting your alarm > Apps tab > Clock > > After you set the alarm, your phone lets you know how much time is left before the alarm will go off. Set Repeat, Snooze duration, Vibration, Alarm sound, Alarm volume, Auto app starter, Puzzle lock and Memo.
Utilities Voice Recorder Use the voice recorder to record voice memos or other audio files. Recording a sound or voice > > Apps tab > Voice Recorder. to begin recording. to end the recording. to listen to the recording. NOTE: Tap to access your album.
Viewing files Mobile users can now easily view a wide variety of file types, including Microsoft Office documents and Adobe PDF, right on their mobile devices. When viewing documents using ThinkFree Viewer, the objects and layout remain the similar in the original documents. Google+ Use this application to stay connected with people via Google’s social network service.
> Apps tab > tap the icon to access LG SmartWorld. Tap Sign in and enter ID/PW for LG SmartWorld. If you have not signed up yet, tap Register to receive your LG SmartWorld membership. Download the content you want.
The Web Internet Use this application to browse the Internet. Browser gives you a fast, full-color world of games, music, news, sports, entertainment and much more, right on your mobile phone wherever you are and whatever you enjoy. NOTE: Additional charges apply when connecting to these services and downloading content.
The Web Bookmarks To bookmark the current webpage, tap > Add to bookmarks > OK. To open a bookmarked webpage, tap and select one. History > History to open a webpage from the list of recently-visited webpages. To clear the history, tap Chrome Use Chrome to search for information and browse webpages.
Settings This section provides an overview of items you can change using your phone's System settings menus. To access the Settings menu: > tap and hold > System settings. - or - > Apps tab > Settings. > Networks < Dual SIM card > You can configure Dual SIM settings.
Power button ends call – Allows you to select your end call. < Share & connect > LG PC Suite – Check this to use LG PC Suite with your Wi-Fi connection. Please note that Wi-Fi network should be connected to LG PC Suite via a Wi-Fi connection.
< Tethering & networks > USB tethering – Connect the USB cable to share the internet connection with the computer. Wi-Fi hotspot – You can also use your phone to provide a mobile broadband connection. Create a hotspot and share your connection. Please read "Sharing your phone's data connection" for more information. Bluetooth tethering –...
Settings Ringtone – Set the ringtone for calls. You can also add a ringtone by tapping at the top right corner of the screen. Notification sound – Allows you to set the sound for notifications. You can also add a sound by tapping the top right corner of the screen.
Wallpaper – Sets your Lock screen wallpaper. Select it from Gallery or Wallpaper gallery. Widgets – This menu allows you to show widgets on the Lock screen. Shortcuts – Allows you to change the shortcuts on the Swipe Lock screen. Contact info for lost phone –...
Settings < Location > Turn on location service, your phone determines your approximate location using GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks. Mode – Set the location mode from High accuracy (A-GPS and networks), Battery saving (Networks only) and Device sensors only (A-GPS only). <...
< Gestures > Silence incoming calls – Checkmark to enable you to flip the phone to silence incoming calls. Snooze or stop alarm – Checkmark to enable you to simply flip the device to snooze or stop the alarm. Pause video – Checkmark to enable you to simply flip the device to pause the currently playing video. Help –...
Automatic restore – Set to restore your settings and application data when the applications are reinstalled on your device. LG Backup service – Backs up all information on the device and restores it in the event of data loss or replacement.
PC software (LG PC Suite) "LG PC Suite" PC software is a program that helps you connect your device to a PC via a USB cable and Wi-Fi. Once connected, you can use the functions of your device from your PC.
Import your contacts as a CSV file from your old device to your PC using a PC sync program. Install "LG PC Suite" on the PC first. Run the program and connect your Android mobile phone to the PC using a USB cable.
This feature allows you to conveniently update the firmware on your phone to a newer version from the Internet without needing to visit a service center. This feature will only be available if and when LG makes a newer firmware version available for your device.
Your content may differ from the final product, or from software supplied by service providers or carriers, This • content may be subject to change without prior notice. For the latest version of this manual, please visit the LG website at www.lg.com.
These accessories are available for use with the your phone. (Items described below may be optional.) Travel adaptor Stereo headset Quick Start Guide Data cable Battery NOTE: Always use genuine LG accessories. • Failure to do this may void your warranty. • Accessories may vary in different regions. •...
Troubleshooting This chapter lists some problems you might encounter when using your phone. Some problems require you to call your service provider, but most are easy to fix yourself. Message Possible causes Possible corrective measures There is no SIM card Make sure that the SIM card is correctly SIM card error in the phone or it is...
No voltage Plug the charger into a different socket. Charger defective Replace the charger. Wrong charger Use only original LG accessories. The Fixed dialling Number not Check the Settings menu and turn the number function allowed function off.
Troubleshooting Message Possible causes Possible corrective measures Impossible to receive / send Memory full Delete some messages from your phone. SMS & photos Files do not Unsupported file Check the supported file formats. open format The screen If you use a protection tape or case, make does not turn Proximity sensor sure it has not covered the area around...
Category Question Answer Sub-Category You can connect a Bluetooth audio device such as a Stereo/Mono headset What are the functions or Car Kit. Also, when the FTP server available via Bluetooth is connected to a compatible device, Bluetooth Devices you can share content stored on the storage media.
Category Question Answer Sub-Category My phone does not display the time of receipt Phone Function You will only be able to see the times for for messages older than messages received the same day. Message Time 24 hrs. How can I change this? Is it possible to install Any application that is available at Play...
Category Question Answer Sub-Category 1. From the Home screen, tap and hold the Recent Key 2. Tap System settings > Display tab > Lock screen. 3. Tap Select screen lock > Pattern. The first time you do this, a short tutorial about creating an Unlock Pattern will appear.
Category Question Answer Sub-Category If you have forgotten your pattern: If you logged into your Google account on the phone but failed to enter the correct pattern 5 times, tap the forgot pattern button. You are then required to log in with your Google account to What should I do if I unlock your phone.
Category Question Answer Sub-Category VPN access configuration is different for each company. To configure VPN Phone Function How do I set up a VPN? access from your phone, you must obtain the details from your company’s network administrator. 1. From the Home screen, tap and hold My screen turns off after the Recent Key only 15 seconds.
Category Question Answer Sub-Category 1. From the Home screen, tap and hold the Recent Key I downloaded an Phone Function application and it causes 2. Tap System settings > General tab a lot of errors. How do I > Apps > DOWNLOADED. Application remove it? 3.