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LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE - Support Overview

Find device-specific support and online tools for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

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Accessories

Download and Install Samsung Gear Manager - Android® 

Here's how to install Samsung Gear Manager on your Android device.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Activate / Set Up Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to quickly set up your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Activate New Device - Existing Verizon Customer

Here's how to activate your new iPhone or Android smartphone. You can also learn how to turn off iMessage, transfer content and more.

Activate Your Device FAQs

Learn how to activate a new device, swap devices on an existing line, switch to Verizon and bring your own phone (BYOD), get a new SIM card and more.

Activating Your New Android Tablet

Learn how to activate and set up your Android tablet with Verizon Wireless.

How to use Verizon Cloud

Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and use Verizon Cloud online. Upload and back up your contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.

Insert / Remove SIM Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to properly insert or remove a SIM card for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to insert or remove an SD / memory card for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Mobile Broadband Self Activation - 4G LTE

Here's the steps on how to self activate mobile broadband service for your device.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Tablet

Learn how to set up your new tablet with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new tablet with these practical tips.

Validate Emergency Address (E911)

Here's info on validating your Emergency Address (E911).

Video: What is Verizon Cloud?
(length: 2:12)

Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 2:12

Back Up & Transfer Content

Content Transfer Center

Find the best way to transfer your pictures, videos, contacts and other content from one device to another. See step-by-step instructions for devices by operating system.

Download and Install Content Transfer App - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to download and install the Content Transfer app on an Android smartphone.

Export / Import / Synchronize Contacts - Comma Separated Values (.csv) File or Vcard

Here's how to export contacts to or import contacts from a .csv file or Vcard.

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Yahoo! Mail

Here's how to export your contacts to a CSV file using Yahoo Mail.

Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to move files from internal storage on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE to an SD / memory card.

Move Music Files from Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to transfer music files from your LG G Pad to a computer.

Move Music Files to Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your LG G Pad 8.3.

Move Pictures / Videos from Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE to a computer.

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (USB Cable Transfer)

Here's how to transfer content from your old device to your current Samsung phone.

Video: Use the Content Transfer App to Move Content Between Devices
(length: 2:58)

With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your contacts and other content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:58

Basics

How to Check Verizon Wireless Service Availability

Learn how to check if your location has Verizon wireless service available. Follow these instructions to see if there's coverage in your area.

How to Clean / Disinfect Your Device

Here's how to properly clean / disinfect / sanitize your smartphone / tablet / basic phone / smartwatch / jetpack.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Getting to Know Your Tablet

An interactive map of the Home screen and buttons on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Turning the Tablet On and Off

Learn how to power on and shut down your LG G Pad 8.3.

View Signal Strength - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view signal strength on the LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Battery & Power

Battery Issues - Battery Usage

This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life).

Battery Troubleshooting Basics

Here's how to extend battery life and troubleshoot battery issues on your phone.

Extend Battery Life - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to improve the battery life for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Power & Charging Issues - Non-Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your non-removable battery charging or not holding a charge, view this info.

Power & Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your removable battery charging or not holding a charge, here are some helpful tips.

Power Saver Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to manage 'Battery saver' settings on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Restart Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to restart your G Pad 8.3 LTE if it crashes and resets, freezes or runs slowly.

Restart Device - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to restart your LG G Pad X8.3 if it crashes and resets, freezes or runs slowly.

Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android™ 6.x and higher (LG)

Battery optimization helps conserve battery power on your LG device and is turned on by default.

Turn Power Saver On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn 'Battery saver' on or off to help manage battery performance for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

View Battery Info - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's info on the battery specs (e.g., Standby Time, etc.) for your G Pad 8.3 LTE

View Battery Status - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view charging status, remaining battery and what uses the most battery on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Bluetooth

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Android™

Here's how to delete a Bluetooth connection from your Android device.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Pairing with a Bluetooth Device

Learn how to pair your LG G Pad 8.3 with your Bluetooth device.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Sending Photos Using Bluetooth®

A visual walkthrough for sharing a picture using bluetooth with your LG G Pad 8.3.

Send Contact via Bluetooth® - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to send a contact on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE via Bluetooth.

Turn Bluetooth On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn Bluetooth for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE on or off and make it visible to other devices for pairing.

Calling & Dialing

Call Waiting - Smartphone

Here's how to answer call on your Android / BlackBerry / Windows smartphone while you're on another call.

Turn Airplane Mode On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Video: Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
(length: 1:46)

The Verizon Messages offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46

Camera, Photos & Videos

Common Camera Settings - LG G Pad™ 8.3

Here's info on common camera settings (e.g., storage, front / rear camera, etc.) for your LG G Pad 8.3.

Download Pictures/Videos - Backup Assistant℠ Plus - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to download pictures and videos to Backup Assistant Plus via your Android tablet.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adjusting the Video Setting for Sharing

Learn how to adjust the video setting for easy sharing in emails, social network posts and more on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Capturing and Viewing Screenshots

Learn how to take a picture of the screen and view it on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Changing Camera Settings

Learn how to change te camera settings on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Changing the Camera from Rear to Front-Facing

Learn how to change the camera from rear to front-facing on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Recording a Video

Learn how to record a video using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Setting a Picture as Wallpaper

A visual guide to set a picture as the Home screen background on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Sharing Photos

A visual guide for sharing photos by email, social networks and more using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Sharing Videos

A visual guide to sharing a video with another person or device using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Taking a Picture

Learn how to take a picture using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Taking a Picture While Recording a Video

Learn how to take a picture while recording a video on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Taking a Selfie

An interactive guide on how to take a selfie with your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Zooming In and Out

Learn how to zoom in and out for taking photos on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Move Pictures / Videos from Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE to a computer.

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

View Pictures / Videos - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view pictures and/or videos on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Computer/PC Connectivity

Create a Paired Connection - Windows® 7

Here's how to create a paired connection with your device using Windows 7.

Resolve Windows Device Manager Conflicts

Here's how to resolve driver conflicts if your device doesn't properly interface with your computer.

USB Debugging Mode - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to facilitate a connection between your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE and a computer with the Android SDK.

USB Debugging Mode - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to facilitate a connection between your LG G Pad X8.3 and a computer with the Android SDK.

Contacts

Add a Contact - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add a contact to your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Caller ID Image - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to set or change the image for a saved contact on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Delete a Contact - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to delete a saved contact from your LG G Pad 8.3 .

Edit a Contact - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to edit a contact on your G Pad.

Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your LG G Pad 8.3.

Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adding a Contact

Learn how to add a new contact to your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adding and Deleting Contacts from Favorites

Discover how to add or delete contacts from your Favorites list on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Assigning a Picture to a Contact

Discover how to assign a picture to a contact on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Creating a Group and Adding Contacts to It

Learn how to create a group of contacts on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Sharing a Contact's Information

Learn how to share the information for one of your contacts with someone else using your LG G Pad 8.3.

Link / Unlink Contacts - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to link or unlink duplicate contacts in your LG G Pad 8.3.

Send Contact via Bluetooth® - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to send a contact on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE via Bluetooth.

Verizon Cloud - Android™ Tablet - Back Up Contacts

Here's how to back up your contacts to Verizon Cloud from your Android tablet.

Video: Managing Contacts Using My Verizon
(length: 2:21)

Watch this video to learn how to manage your contacts using My Cloud Media & Contacts in your My Verizon account. See how to remove, restore and sync your contacts.
Length: 2:21

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Google
(length: 2:45)

Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts by using your Google account.
Length: 2:45

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Your Android Device
(length: 3:21)

Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts on your Android device.
Length: 3:21

View Contact Sync Source - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view where a phonebook contact on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE was imported from.

Data

Allow / Deny Data Roaming - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to check settings if you can't connect to the internet or send / receive messages on your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Bonus Data FAQs

Learn about the options to add bonus data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.

Change Verizon Data Service Plan (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to change the Prepaid Verizon data service plan on an Android tablet.

Check Verizon Data Service usage (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to check your data on your prepaid, Android tablet.

Conserve Data Usage - Google+

Here's how to save data on your Android smartphone / tablet via the Google+ app

Data Gifting FAQs

Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.

Data Utilization FAQs

Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.

Forgot Verizon Data Service Username / Password (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to view your username or reset your password for your Verizon data service on your Android tablet.

Manage Data Usage - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to change the data usage cycle and set data warnings and / or limits on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Set Up Verizon Prepaid Data Service - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to set up Verizon Prepaid data service for your Android tablet.

Turn Data On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To turn the mobile data for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE on or off, follow these steps.

Turn Facebook® Video Autoplay On / Off

Here's how to turn automatic video play for Facebook on or off.

View / Restrict Data Usage by App - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view / restrict the amount of data an app on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE uses.

Date & Time

Set Date and Time - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

If your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE shows the incorrect date and/or time, view this info to correct it.

Device ID & Info

Check for Physical Damage

Here's how to help determine if your device has damage.

Check for Water Damage - LG

Here's how to help determine if your LG device has liquid damage.

Damaged Device Fee FAQs

Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's charged if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement and your returned device has been misused.

My Verizon Website - View Device Info

Here's how to view info (e.g., model, SIM number, trade-in value, etc.) for a device on your account via the My Verizon website.

View Device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID) - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view the device ID (IMEI) for your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

View MAC Address - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view the Wi-Fi MAC address for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

View Phone Number - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view the phone number for your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Device Settings

Adjust Account Sync Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view sync settings on your LG G Pad 8.3 if you're not receiving email and app notifications.

Adjust Brightness / Display Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to adjust screen brightness and other display settings (e.g., Screen timeout, Font size, etc.) for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Accessing Settings

Learn how to access settings on your LG G Pad 8.3 for actions such as changing alert sounds or turning off GPS services.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adjusting the Screen Timeout

A visual guide for saving battery life on your LG G Pad 8.3 by adjusting the screen timeout.

Manage Alerts / Notifications - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to change notification sounds for incoming calls or messages on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Restoring Default Settings - LG

Here's how to reset your phone to factory defaults on your LG 3G basic device.

Set Up Printing - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to set up and add a printer to your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Turn Airplane Mode On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Turn Screen Rotation On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

If the display on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE doesn't rotate, this shows how to fix it.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

Email/Gmail

Add a Personal / Corporate Email Account - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to set up a personal / corporate email account on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Add a User Account - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add a user account to your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Add an Existing Google™ Account - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add an existing Google (Gmail) account to your LG G Pad 8.3.

Adjust Account Sync Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view sync settings on your LG G Pad 8.3 if you're not receiving email and app notifications.

Apple® iPad® - Fetch New Data

Here's how to adjust how often your iPad checks for new email.

Compose and Send Email Message - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to create and send an email message from your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval

View this info on leaving email messages on the server after retrieval.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®

Here's how to leave a copy of messages on the server after you retrieve them.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®

Here's how to allow your email client (e.g., Windows Live, etc.) to leave a copy of an email on the server once deleted using your Windows computer.

Delete Email Messages - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to delete email messages from your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Edit / Remove a User Account - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to modify or delete a user account on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Email Account Common Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's info on common personal email settings (e.g., account name, etc.) for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Email Account Data Usage Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To modify data usage options for the personal email account on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Email Account Notification Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

If you're not getting notifications for the personal email on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Email Account Password and Server Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To update the personal email password/server settings for your G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Email Account Signature Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To enter or edit the personal email signature on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Email Account Sync Frequency Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To adjust the personal email sync frequency settings on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Gmail for Android - Reply to a Message

Here's how to reply to a Gmail message from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Auto Signature

Here's how to add, edit or remove a signature for your Gmail messages on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Compose and Send a Message

Here's how to compose and send a Gmail message from your Android device.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete Gmail messages from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Manage Notifications

Here's how to manage your Gmail notification settings for your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - View Account Address / Username

Here's how to view your Gmail email address and username from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - View Messages

Here's how to view a Gmail message on your Android smartphone / tablet.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Forwarding an Email

Learn how to forward an email on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Including an Email Attachment

Learn how to add an attachment, like a document or photo, to an email with your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Replying to an Email

A visual guide for replying to an email on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Sending an Email

A step-by-step visual guide for sending an email using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Sending an Email to a Group

Learn how to send an email to a group on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Setting Up Corporate Email

Learn how to set up a business email account so you can access your work email on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Setting Up Personal Email

Discover how to set up a personal email account to access your existing email account on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Switching Between Email Accounts

Learn how to access different email accounts on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Manage Corporate Email Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's info on updating work email settings for your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Perform a Gmail™ Sync - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to sync Google email, contacts, calendar, etc. on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Remove Gmail™ Account - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Removing then re-adding a Gmail account on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE often fixes email issues.

Remove a Personal / Corporate Email Account - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to delete a personal / corporate email account from your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Standard Email Messaging Ports

Here's info on standard email messaging ports, which can help with configuration of advanced email settings.

Unlock a Gmail™ Account

Here's how to unlock your Gmail Account if you don't know your username or password.

Update the Gmail Password - Android™

Here's how to update the password for your Gmail account from your Android device.

Video: Troubleshooting Personal and Corporate Email
(length: 3:21)

Learn to fix your personal and corporate email with just a few simple steps.
Length: 3:21

View and Reply to an Email Message - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view and reply to an email message from your LG G Pad 8.3.

Find My Phone

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Locate Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate your Android device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Lock Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate and lock your device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Ring Device

Here's how to make your Android device remotely ring so you can locate it.

How to Find Your Lost or Stolen Phone or Tablet

Learn how to locate, track & lock a lost or stolen device. Get the tablet or phone locator for any OS: Android, Apple, Windows, BlackBerry or basic phones.

Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android™

Here's info on how to remotely locate, lock, ring or erase your Android device.

GPS & Location Based Services

GPS Location Settings - Android™

Here's how to view / change GPS location settings, which can affect battery life and location accuracy.

Google Maps™ - Add Layers

Here's how to add layers in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Download an Offline Map

If you can't get online or want to avoid global data charges while traveling, here's how to download a map.

Google Maps™ - Find Current Location

Here's how to find your current location in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Find Driving Directions

Here's how to find driving directions with Google Maps.

Improving GPS Performance

Here's info on improving GPS performance on your device.

Turn GPS Location On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn GPS location for your G Pad 8.3 LTE on or off.

Gestures & Motions

Google Maps™ - Gestures

Here's how to use gestures with Google Maps on your device.

Google Backup & restore

Create a New Google™ Account - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to create a new Google (Gmail) account for your LG G Pad8.3.

Google™ Backup and Restore - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to ensure your Gmail, contacts, apps, etc. are backed up on your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Restore Contacts from Google™ Backups

Here's how to restore contacts from recent Google backups you've done.

Home Screen

Add Folders to Home Screen - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add folders to the Home screen on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Add Shortcuts to Home Screen - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add shorts to a Home screen on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Add Widgets to Home Screen - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add a widget (e.g., weather, clock, etc.) to a Home screen on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adding Folders to the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to add folders to the Home screen on your LG G Pad 8.3 to help organize your apps.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adding Widgets and Apps to the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to place widgets and apps on the Home screen of your LG G Pad 8.3 for quick access to them.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adding and Changing a Lock Screen Shortcut

An interactive guide on how to add a widget on the Lock screen of your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adding and Deleting a Home Screen

A visual guide for adding and deleting Home screens on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Moving Widgets and Apps on the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to move widgets and apps on the Home screen of your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Removing Widgets and Apps from the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to remove widgets and apps from the Home screen of your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Resizing Widgets and Apps on the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to resize widgets and apps on the Home screen of your LG G Pad 8.3.

Remove Items from Home Screen - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to remove items from the Home screen on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Rename Home Screen Folder - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to rename a home screen folder on your LG G Pad 8.3.

View / Manage Home Screen Panels - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view / add / remove panels and set a default Home screen panel for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Hotspot

Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To change the Mobile Hotspot password on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to check settings if you're having issues connecting to the Mobile Hotspot on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to configure Mobile Hotspot settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, timeout settings, etc.) for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Tethered Modem Connection - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to use your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE as a modem to connect to the internet via a USB or Bluetooth connection.

Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn Mobile Hotspot for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE on or off.

Verizon Mobile Hotspot FAQs – Get sharable Wi-Fi internet

Learn to use Mobile Hotspot on your phone or tablet to connect devices to the internet, using your current data plan. Find Unlimited & prepaid plans with Mobile Hotspot.

Internet & Web Browser

Add a Virtual Private Network - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add a virtual private network (VPN) to your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Change the Browser Start / Home Page - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to change the Home page for the web browser on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Chrome Browser - Android - Access Websites

Here's how to access websites using the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Add a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to add a bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Allow / Block Browser Cookies  

If you can't browse the internet or view website images via the Chrome browser on your device, view this info.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Clear Temporary Internet Files

Here's how to clear temporary internet files on your Chrome browser If you're getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Delete a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to delete a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Edit a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to edit a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Open a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to open a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Save Pictures from Browser

Here's how to save a photo via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Turn JavaScript On / Off

Here's how to check JavaScript settings, which often helps when you can't view web pages on your device.

Delete Temporary Internet Files and Cookies - Safari

Here's how to clear temporary internet files and cookies for the Safari web browser on your Macintosh computer.

Determining Internet Connection Speeds

Here's info on how to test your connection speeds if they're slower than expected.

Disable Work Offline - Internet Browser

Here's how to check if you're offline if you can't connect to the internet via computer with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Bookmarking a Website

Learn how to bookmark a website on your LG G Pad 8.3 so it's easy to find later.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Navigating to a Website

Discover how to find a website using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Searching the Web by Voice

Discover how to search the web using your voice with your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Using Web Browser Windows

A visual walkthrough of opening, closing and switching between windows or tabs in the web browser of your LG G Pad 8.3.

Reboot the Router

If you can't connect to your Wi-Fi router, rebooting or restarting the may help.

Turn Data On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To turn the mobile data for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE on or off, follow these steps.

View Browser History - Android™

Here's how to view the browser history on your Android smartphone.

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android™

Here's how to use voice input instead of the keyboard on your Android device to type hands-free.

Language

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Changing the Language

An interactive guide for changing the language settings on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Language Selection - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to change the language used on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Device Locking FAQs

To prevent identity theft and fraud, devices bought from Verizon are locked and cannot be used on another carrier's network for the first 60 days after purchase.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Setting Screen Security

A visual guide for setting screen security on your LG G Pad 8.3 to help protect your private information.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Unlocking the Screen

Learn how to unlock the screen on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Modify SIM PIN - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to change the SIM card lock code on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Set Lock Screen Notifications - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to manage how notifications appear on your G Pad 8.3 LTE when the screen is locked.

Set Up Face Recognition - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to set up your facial recognition to unlock the screen on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Set Up Screen Lock - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to set up a screen lock option (password, pattern, etc.) for your LG G Pad 8.3.

Sign In / Out - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to sign in/out of additional user accounts set up on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Smart Lock - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn on and customize the Smart Lock setting on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Turn Off Screen Lock - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To disable the screen lock setting on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, check out this info.

Turn SIM PIN On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn the SIM PIN on or off on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Unlock Screen - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To unlock the screen on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, check out this info.

Memory/Storage

Check Device Storage - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to check available space if your G Pad 8.3 runs slow / crashes, apps freeze or you can't save media.

Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your LG G Pad 8.3.

Format SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to erase all data on the SD / memory card of your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Format SD / Memory Card via PC

Here's how to format or erase your SD / memory card using a computer.

Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to insert or remove an SD / memory card for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Inserting a microSD Card

Discover how to insert a microSD card into your LG G Pad 8.3 to add more memory for things like photos, videos, music and documents.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Removing a microSD Card

Learn how to remove a microSD card from your LG G Pad 8.3 to easily transfer content saved on your microSD card to another device.

Verizon Cloud - Website - View Storage Meter / Upgrade Memory

Here's how to increase or check your Verizon Cloud storage space via the Cloud website.

Mobile Hotspot

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Setting Up Mobile Hotspot

An interactive guide for setting up your LG G Pad 8.3 as a Mobile Hotspot so you can share your data connection with other devices.

Music

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Add a Song to a Music Playlist

Here's how to add a song to a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Create Music Playlist

Here's how to create a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Delete a Music Playlist

Here's how to delete a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Play Music Files

Here's how to play music files via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Remove a Song from a Music Playlist

Here's how to remove a song from a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Rename a Music Playlist

Here's how to rename a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Move Music Files from Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to transfer music files from your LG G Pad to a computer.

Move Music Files to Device - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your LG G Pad 8.3.

Navigating & Multitasking

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Multitasking Between Apps

An interactive guide on how to easily find, open and close apps that are running on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Navigating Multiple Home Screens

A visual guide for swiping between multiple Home screens on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Using the Notification Panel

Discover how to access and clear the Notification Panel on your LG G Pad 8.3.

View, Open or Close Recently Used Apps - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To view or close recently used apps on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Near Field Communication (NFC)

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Using SmartShare Beam

Discover how to use SmarthShare Beam to share media on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Operating System & Software

Android Operating System (OS) FAQs

Learn about the Android operating system, including what it is, how to find your current OS version, how to get an update and more.

Factory Data Reset (Powered Off) - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

If your G Pad 8.3 LTE has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and syncing issues, view this.

Factory Data Reset (Powered On) - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

If your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and syncing issues, view this.

Install Device Software Update - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To check for or to install software updates on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this.

Install Device Software Update - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To check for or to install software updates on your LG G Pad X8.3, view this info.

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE Software Update

Discover the benefits of the most recent software update and view instructions to see how to download the software to your device.

Protect Against Downloading Ransomware Malware - Android™

Here's info to help protect your device against ransomware.

Remove Ransomware From the Device - Android™

Here's how to remove ransomware from your device.

Software Upgrade Assistant (LG) - Initial Setup

Here's how to install the LG Software Upgrade Assistant on your PC or Mac.

View Software Version - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To view the software version your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE is running, check out this info.

SIM Card

Insert / Remove SIM Card - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to properly insert or remove a SIM card for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Inserting a Micro SIM Card

Discover how to insert a micro SIM card into your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Removing a Micro SIM Card

Learn how to remove a micro SIM card from your LG G Pad 8.3.

Modify SIM PIN - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to change the SIM card lock code on your LG G Pad 8.3.

My Verizon Website - Locate the 4G SIM PIN / PUK

If your SIM card is locked and you're unable to make or receive calls or connect to internet, here's how to find the SIM unlock PIN / PUK.

SIM Card Tips and Tricks

Here are common tips and tricks for handling a SIM card.

Turn SIM PIN On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn the SIM PIN on or off on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Unblock SIM PIN - Android Smartphones / Tablets

Here's how to unblock the SIM PIN for your Android smartphone / tablet.

View SIM Card Number - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to view the SIM card number associated with your LG G Pad 8.3.

SmartShare

Transfer Data via SmartShare Beam™ - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to wirelessly transfer data from your LG G Pad 8.3 to another NFC-capable device.

Social Networking

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Adding a Facebook® Account

Discover how to access your Facebook account on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Logging Out of Facebook

Learn how to log out of Facebook on your LG G Pad 8.3 to help protect your account.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Posting Status Updates and Photos to Facebook

A visual walkthrough on how to update your Facebook status and post photos using your LG G Pad 8.3.

Manage Facebook® Privacy

If you want to change your Facebook privacy or security, here's how to access those options.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Manage Alerts / Notifications - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to change notification sounds for incoming calls or messages on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Manage Do Not Disturb Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

If your LG G Pad 8.3 isn't receiving calls or alerts for texts and email, here's how to check Do Not Disturb settings.

Resolve Volume Issues

Here's some tips for fixing volume issues.

Set Ringtones - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to select or change ringtones on your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Vibrate Mode - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn vibrate mode for your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE on or off.

Volume Controls - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

When you aren't getting notifications or your device doesn't vibrate / make sounds when receiving texts/email, you might need to adjust volume controls. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

TV

View Device Screen on TV - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to share your screen or media files with another screen (TV, game console, etc.) using your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Deregister iMessage - Cannot Send/Receive SMS/MMS On a Non-Apple Device

Here's info to help If you're unable to send or receive SMS / MMS messages on a Non-Apple device.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Attaching a Video to a Text Message

Discover how to attach a video to a text message using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Forwarding a Text Message

Learn how to forward a text message using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Recording a Message

An interactive how-to guide for sending a recorded message using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Replying to a Text Message

Learn how to reply to a text message on your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Sending a Text Message

Discover how to send a text message using your LG G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Sending a Text Message to Multiple Contacts

Discover how to send a text message to a group of your contacts from your LG G Pad 8.3.

Verizon Messages - Android Tablet - Manage Text Message Signature Settings

Here's how to enter or edit your Verizon Messages (Message+) signature from your Android tablet.

Video: Verizon Messages - Basic Use
(length: 1:24)

Learn about the basic use of Verizon Messages, a text messaging app that lets you easily send and receive messages, attach photos to texts or group message.
Length: 1:24

Video: Verizon Messages - Getting Creative
(length: 1:31)

Add a personal touch to your messages with some of the easy tools in Verizon Messages. Customize pictures, and even send an eGift from one of over 30 merchants.
Length: 1:31

Video: Verizon Messages - On the Move
(length: 2:04)

With Verizon Messages, schedule a message to be sent at a later time or date and use driving mode to stay safe while you're on the road.
Length: 2:04

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Android™ - Access Menus with Long Press

Here's how to view menu options for apps on the Home screen of your Android device.

Capture a Screenshot - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to capture and view a screenshot on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Cut, Copy and Paste Text - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to cut, copy and paste text on your G Pad 8.3.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Finding More Help

Discover how to find more help with using your LG G Pad 8.3 through videos and tutorials.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Tablet

Learn how to set up your new tablet with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new tablet with these practical tips.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Accessibility Settings - Android™

Here's how to configure common accessibility settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.

Magnification Gestures / Touch Zoom - Android™

Here's how to configure your magnification gestures on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

Wallpapers/Theme

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Changing the Wallpaper

Discover how to change the background of the Home screen on your LG G Pad 8.3.

Set Wallpaper - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to set the Home screen image on your G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Wi-Fi & Network

Access Wi-Fi Direct - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to use Wi-Fi Direct so you can easily connect your G Pad 8.3 LTE with other Wi-Fi capable devices.

Add a Virtual Private Network - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add a virtual private network (VPN) to your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Add a Wi-Fi Network - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to add an available Wi-Fi network to your LG G Pad 8.3.

Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To allow your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE to auto switch between Wi-Fi and mobile data, view this.

LG G Pad™ 8.3 LTE Simulator: Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network

Learn how to use your LG G Pad 8.3 to connect to a Wi-Fi network so you can access the Internet without using data.

Manually Add a Wi-Fi Network - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

View this info if the Wi-Fi network you want to add to your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE doesn't display.

Network Mode Settings - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

View this info on network mode settings if you're having issues with messages or data services on your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE.

Remove Wi-Fi Connection - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

To remove a saved Wi-Fi network from your LG G Pad 8.3 LTE, view this info.

Turn Wi-Fi On / Off - LG G Pad 8.3 LTE

Here's how to turn Wi-Fi for your LG G Pad 8.3 on or off.

Video: Troubleshooting a Wi-Fi Connection
(length: 2:55)

Having issues with your Wi-Fi connection? Have no fear! Follow these simple steps to get your Wi-Fi connection up and running.
Length: 2:55