LG V20 hard reset using key combination
How to unlock LG V20 forgotten password, remove knock code
If your phone does not restore to its original condition, use a Hard Reset (Factory Reset) to initialize it.
1 Turn the power off.
2 Press and hold the Power/Lock key + Volume Down key on the back of the phone.
3 Release the Power/Lock Key only when the LG logo is displayed, then immediately press and hold the Power/Lock Key again.
4 Release all keys when the Factory hard reset screen is displayed.
It will ask "Erase all user data & restore default settings?"
5 Press the select Yes to start using the Volume Key.
6 Press the Power/Lock Key once more to confirm.
The phone will reboot and reset itself.
If you perform a Hard Reset, all user applications, user data and DRM licenses will be deleted. Please remember to backup any important data on local media or in the cloud before performing a Hard Reset.
All of the phone's contents, including content which you create or download, will be deleted after a Factory Reset.
Another possible Recovery Solution for LG V20
Power Reset The phone is locked-up and does not function. How can I reset it? In the case of a malfunction or lock up error, press and hold the Power/Lock key (on the back of the phone) for 8 seconds to reset the phone.
Backup & reset
LG BACKUP & RESTORE LG Backup
Allows you to copy data from a previous device to a new device. You can also back up data or restore data from a previous back up.
GOOGLE BACKUP & RESTORE Back up my data
Enable this option to automatically backup your data to Google servers (cloud)
RESET Factory data reset Allows you to erase all of the data on the phone. Read the warning, then tap RESET PHONE . Tap Delete all to confirm and reset the phone. Reset settings Allows you to restore the default system settings.
You can set up your device to prevent other people from using it if it’s been reset to factory settings without your permission. For example, if your device is lost, stolen, or wiped, only someone with your Google account or screen lock information can use the device.
Set a screen lock : If your device is lost or stolen but you have a screen lock set, the device can’t be erased using the Settings menu unless your screen is unlocked.
Add your Google account on your device : If your device is wiped but you have your Google account on it, the device can’t finish the setup process until your Google account information is entered again.
After your device is protected, you’ll need to either unlock your screen or enter your Google account password if you need to do a factory reset. This ensures that you or someone you trust is doing the reset. NOTE Do not forget your Google account and password you had added to your device prior to performing a factory reset. If you can't provide the account information during the setup process, you won't be able to use the device at all after performing the factory reset.
After 5 unsuccessful attempts to unlock your phone, you're prompted to enter a text phrase to confirm that you're trying to unlock your phone, unless you've set a Knock Code. After 6 unsuccessful Knock Code attempts, you're prompted to enter your Backup PIN to unlock your phone. If you've set a Knock Code, after 6 unsuccessful attempts, you're prompted to enter your Backup PIN to unlock your phone. You have 10 opportunities to enter your unlock sequence. After 10 unsuccessful attempts, your phone will automatically perform a factory data reset and all of your personal files will be erased. You will be warned after the 9th unsuccessful attempt.
LG V20 hard reset from the menu
Factory data reset – Reset your settings to the factory default values and delete all your data. If you reset the phone this way, you are prompted to re-enter the same information as when you first started your Android phone.
Go to Settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset and confirm
Enter your unlock sequence if you have configured one, then tap Delete all and OK to confirm
All data will be deleted!
Check the software version on your mobile phone: Settings > About phone > System updates > Check now.
NOTE: Your personal data from internal phone storage — including information about your Google account and any other accounts, your system/application data and settings, any downloaded applications and your DRM licence — might be lost in the process of updating your phone's software. Therefore, it is always recommended to backup your personal data before updating your phone's software.
LG V20 Update Firmware
This option allows you to download and update the Firmware for your device.
1. Tap Menu > Settings > System updates > Update Firmware . 2. Follow the on - screen instruction