We’ll guide you through startup and tell you a bit about your tablet’s features.
Note: software updates happen frequently, so your tablet may look a little different.
|Front-facing camera||Use to take pictures and record videos of yourself. You can also use this for video chatting. Keep it clean for optimal performance.|
|Power/Lock key||Press to lock/unlock the screen. Press and hold to turn the tablet on/off, restart it, and activate/deactivate airplane mode.|
|Volume keys||Allow you to adjust the media volumes. Press and hold both keys at the same time to access the QuickMemo+ while screen is unlocked. Press and hold Down or Up to access the Camera while screen is off or locked.|
|Earphone jack||Allows you to plug in an optional headset for convenient, hands-free conversations. You can also plug in headphones to listen to music.|
|Infrared (IR) LED||Used as a sensor for the QuickRemote app.|
|SIM card/MicroSD card slot||Allows you to insert your SIM card and a microSD card.|
|Microphone||Records your voice and allows use for voice-activated functions.|
|USB peripheral port||Allow you to connect a USB peripheral, such as a keyboard, mouse, and external storage to your tablet. Also allows you to charge another device.|
|Charger / USB port||Allows you to connect the tablet and the USB cable for use with the charger adapter, your PC, or other compatible accessories.|
|Rear-facing camera||Use to take photos and record videos. Keep it clean for optimal performance.|
|Speaker||Use to listen to the audio from the selected function (e.g., music, videos, sound clips, etc.).|
|Stylus Pen||Allows you to use a convenient stylus pen that you can use to input commands and navigate your device. It also works well with popular writing and drawing applications. To use the stylus, slide it out from the bottom of the device.|
Charge your tablet fully and turn the power on.
Connect either end of the USB cable to the USB port on the bottom of the tablet. Then connect the other end of the cable to the charger, and the charger to a power outlet.
To turn the tablet on, press and hold the power button on the right side for a few seconds.
We recommend using the charger that came with your LG G Pad F tablet.
The best power source is the charger that came with your tablet. Other sources, such as a laptop, may not charge as quickly.
You can use your tablet while charging, but your tablet will charge faster when you’re not using it.
The battery can’t be removed. Don’t attempt to open the tablet.
The charger varies by country or region.
The input voltage range between the wall outlet and this charger is AC 100V–240V, and the charger’s output voltage is DC 5V, 3A.
For best results, use the supplied charger and cable when charging your LG G Pad F.
Now, it’s time to turn your LG G Pad F on and move on to the Setup Wizard!
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Push the power button to turn it on, holding it in for a few seconds. The tablet will turn on, displaying the setup wizard. Just follow the screen prompts to get started.
Set your language. If your language isn’t already set as the default, tap on the text above the yellow circle to choose a different language. Press the yellow circle to continue to the next step.
To connect to Wi-Fi you need to be in range of your wireless router. If you are in range of it, you should see the name of your router appear in the list of Wi-Fi networks.
Enter the wireless password when prompted. This may be shown on a sticker on your router, and is sometimes referred to as a WEP key, WPA key or wireless passphrase. Check your typing if you wish by tapping the Show password box, and when you are ready to proceed tap Connect.
To copy any Google Accounts backup up apps and data from your existing Android devices, tap Copy your Google Accounts, apps, and data from your other device or tap No thanks then tap NEXT
If you use Gmail™, you already have a Google™ account – if not, you can create an account during setup. Signing in to your Google account lets you access, sync and back up your stuff. See your Google apps, contacts, calendar, photos and more.
Accounts: to add, edit or delete accounts, swipe up > Settings > Accounts.
For help with your Google account, visit www.google.com/accounts.
The Home screen is what you see when you turn on your tablet. From here you can explore apps and more.
Note: software updates happen frequently, so your screen may look a little different.
These tips and tricks can help you get familiar with the basic features that you’re likely to use on your Android device.
Note: Android isn’t the same on all devices. These instructions are for devices running Android 7.1.2 and up. Get to know your Home screens
Your Home screens are what you see when you don’t have an app open.
|Back Button||Returns to the previous screen. Also closes pop-up items, such as menus, dialog boxes and the on-screen keyboard.|
|Home Button||Return to the Home screen from any screen. Touch and hold to access the Google Now shortcut.|
|Recent Apps Button||Displays recently used applications. If you touch and hold this button, it opens a menu of available options.|
|Dual Window button||Tap to change to dual window mode. It allows you to manage two different apps at the same time by splitting the screen in two.|
To get back to your Home screens, tap Home .
Swipe between Home screens
You can have multiple Home screens. Swipe right or left to move between them.
At the bottom of every screen, you’ll see 3 navigation options:
Open the last screen you visited, even if it was in a different app. You can go back more than once, but when you reach the Home screen, that’s as far back as you can go.
Open the center Home screen.
See recently viewed apps and browser tabs.
To open an app or tab, tap its image.
To exit an app or tab, swipe its image left or right.
To use split screen, touch and hold an image, and drag that image to the top of your screen.
To switch between your 2 most recent apps or tabs, double tap Overview .
In some apps, like games, these icons can go away when you’re not using them. To bring them back, tap the bottom of your device’s screen.
At the top of your Home screens, you’ll find Google Search. Search lets you search your tablet or the Internet.
To type search terms, tap the Google icon.
To speak search terms, or to take an action by voice, say “Ok Google” or tap the Microphone .
Return: to return to the Home screen from any location, tap Home.
Pages: to add a page, drag an app to the right side of the screen until you see a white bar. You can add multiple pages. To see other pages of shortcuts and widgets (if available), swipe the Home screen left.
Settings: to quickly open common settings, swipe the status bar down with two fingers. To open more settings, tap .
Shortcuts: swipe up , touch and hold an app, then drag it to one of your Home screen pages.
Apps: to remove an app from a Home screen page, touch and hold the app, then drag it to Remove. (The app isn’t removed from your tablet, just the Home screen.)
To uninstall apps from your Home screen, touch and hold the app, then drag it to Uninstall. (You can’t uninstall some apps.)
Notifications alert you to things like new messages, calendar events, and alarms.
Some notifications show individually. Other notifications from a single app get bundled together.
Note: Android isn’t the same on all devices. These instructions are for devices running Android 7.1.2 and up.
Status bar icons
At the top of your screen, you’ll see your status bar.
Swipe down on your screen
To read your notifications, swipe down from the top of your screen. Icons at the top right of the screen tell you about tablet status:
Before you can start exploring your new device, you need to set it up.
Your device supports the use of microSD memory cards of up to 128GB capacity. Multimedia contents can be saved in the microSD card.
1. Open the SIM/microSD slot cover.
2. Slide the SIM card into the upper slot as shown in the figure below. Make sure the gold contact area on the card is facing downward.
Get started with the “Ok Google” on your tablet
You can find info and get things done with the help of “Ok Google”. Ask it questions and tell it to do things.
Talk or type to “Ok Google”
What you can ask “Ok Google” on your tablet
You can ask your “Ok Google” for information and for help with everyday tasks.
Start a conversation
Examples of what you can ask
To get ideas, ask “What can you do?” Your Assistant can help you:
Get local info
Plan your day
See photos & media
Control your smart home
Get around your tablet
Tell me a joke. Tell me something interesting.
Control your settings
Quickly change common settings
Get to settings you use often — like brightness, airplane mode, and battery — from anywhere on your device with Quick Settings.
Note: Android isn’t the same on all devices. These instructions are for devices running Android 7.1 and up.
Open Quick Settings
To see your short Quick Settings bar, swipe down once from the top of an unlocked screen.
To see your full Quick Settings panel:
Adjust settings or see status details
To turn a setting on or off, or to see its status:
To see more options for a setting:
Add, remove, or move a setting
To add, delete, or change the order of your settings:
Your first several settings tiles become your Quick Settings bar.
In your Quick Settings panel, most settings show their names. Your Quick Settings bar and status bar show icons only.
You can change your screen’s brightness, font size, display size, rotation settings, and more.
Note: Android isn’t the same on all devices. These instructions are for devices running Android 7.1.1 and up.
When device is rotated
You can see information about, and change settings for, the apps on your Android phone or tablet.
Note: Android isn’t the same on all devices. These instructions are for devices running Android 7.0 and up.
For more app settings, look inside each individual app for its settings menu. Change app permissions, defaults & preferences You can see a list of apps that have a certain setting, like permission to view your Calendar, instead of checking each app one-by-one.
Usage access: Manage which apps have access to app-usage data on your device.
You can add accounts to your Android phone or tablet. When you add an account, information associated with that account automatically syncs with your device. To get apps from the Google Play Store, you’ll need an account on your device.
If you’re using a device with multiple users, make sure to sign in as the right user before changing account information.
Note: Android isn’t the same on all devices. These instructions are for devices running Android 7.0 and up.
When you remove an account from your device, everything associated with that account is also deleted from your device. This includes email, contacts, and settings.
To connect to a Bluetooth device, first turn on your phone or tablet’s Bluetooth. Then, the first time you use a new Bluetooth device, pair it with your phone or tablet. After pairing, devices can connect with each other automatically.
Important: On a tablet that multiple people use, each person can change the overall Bluetooth settings.Note: Android isn’t the same on all devices. These instructions are for devices running Android 5.0 and up. Turn Bluetooth on or off
At the top of your screen, a Bluetooth icon shows when
Tip: To save battery, turn off Bluetooth when you’re not using it. Bluetooth is off in Airplane mode.
Pair & connect a Bluetooth device
Before you can connect to a Bluetooth device, you must pair your phone or tablet with it. After you pair your devices, they stay paired until you unpair them.
While Bluetooth settings is open, nearby devices can see phones and tablets running Android 5.0 and up.
Tip: If you need a passcode and don’t have it, try 0000 or 1234 (the most common passcodes).
After pairing with a Bluetooth device, you can connect to it manually. For example, you can connect manually when you want to switch devices or reconnect after a device comes back in range.
When your phone or tablet and the Bluetooth device are connected, the device shows as connected in the list
You can remove data from your LG G Pad F by resetting it to factory settings.
Important: By performing a factory data reset, all data will be erased from the device. While any data stored in your Google Account will be restored, all apps and their associated data will be uninstalled. Make sure you back up your data before you do a factory data reset.
Make sure that your photos, files, and other data on your device are backed up before you reset your device.
Erasing your data may take some time, so make sure that you plug your device into a power source before you start.