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LG G Pad™ X8.3

Find device-specific support and online tools for your LG G Pad X8.3.

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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™ X8.3

Here's how to quickly set up your LG G Pad X8.3.

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.

Adjust Account Sync Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view and adjust sync settings on your LG G Pad X8.3 if you're not receiving email and app notifications.

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.

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 Music Files from Device - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to transfer music files from your LG G Pad X8.3 to a computer.

Move Music Files to Device - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your G Pad X8.3.

Move Pictures / Videos from Device - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your LG G Pad X8.3 to a computer.

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your LG G Pad X8.3.

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.

Transfer Data via SmartShare Beam - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to wirelessly transfer data from your LG G Pad X8.3 to another device.

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

Capture a Screenshot - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to capture a screenshot on your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3 Simulator: Getting to Know Your Tablet

An interactive map of the Home screen and buttons on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Turning Your Tablet On and Off

Learn how to power on and shut down your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to improve the battery life for your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to manage 'Battery saver' settings on your LG G Pad X8.3 to improve battery performance.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to turn 'Battery saver' on or off to help manage battery performance for your LG G Pad X8.3.

View Battery Info - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's info on the battery specs (e.g., Usage Time, Standby Time, etc.) for your G Pad X8.3.

View Battery Status - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view charging status, remaining battery and what uses the most battery on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Bluetooth

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Android™

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

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Pairing with a Bluetooth® Device

See how to pair your LG G Pad X8.3 with your Bluetooth device.

Send Contact via Bluetooth® - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to send a contact on your LG G Pad X8.3 via Bluetooth.

Turn Bluetooth On / Off - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to turn Bluetooth for your LG G Pad X8.3 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™ X8.3

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your G Pad X8.3, 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™ X8.3

For info on common camera settings (e.g., storage, timer, front / rear camera, etc.), check out this.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Accessing the Camera from the Lock Screen

See how to quickly access the Camera app on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Capturing and Viewing Screenshots

Learn how to take a picture of the screen and view it on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Recording a Video

Learn how to record a video using your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Sharing Photos

A visual guide for sharing photos by email, social networks and more using your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Taking a Picture

Discover how to take a photo using your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Taking a Picture While Recording a Video

Discover how to take a picture while recording a video on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Taking a Selfie

An interactive guide on how to take a selfie with your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Zooming In and Out

Learn how to zoom in and out when taking photos on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Move Pictures / Videos from Device - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your LG G Pad X8.3 to a computer.

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your LG G Pad X8.3.

View Pictures / Videos - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view pictures and/or videos on your LG G Pad X8.3.

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.

Contacts

Add a Contact - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add a contact to your LG G Pad X8.3.

Caller ID Image - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to update your contact photo on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Delete a Contact - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to remove a contact from your LG G Pad (X8.3).

Edit a Contact - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to edit a contact on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your LG G Pad X8.3.

Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Adding a Contact

Learn how to add a new contact to your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Adding and Removing Contacts from Favorites

Discover how to add or delete contacts from your Favorites list on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Assigning a Picture to a Contact

Find out how to add a picture to a contact on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Assigning a Ringtone to a Contact

Learn how to assign a ringtone to a contact, so you know who's messaging your LG G Pad X8.3 without looking at it.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Creating a Group and Adding Contacts to It

A visual guide for how to create a group of contacts on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 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 X8.3.

Link / Unlink Contacts - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to link or unlink duplicate contacts in your G Pad X8.3.

Send Contact via Bluetooth® - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to send a contact on your LG G Pad X8.3 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™ X8.3

Here's how to view where a phonebook contact on your LG G Pad X8.3 was imported from.

Data

Allow / Deny Data Roaming - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to check settings if you can't connect to the internet or send/receive messages on your G Pad X8.3.

Bonus Data FAQs

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

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.

Manage Data Usage - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to change the data usage cycle and set data warnings and / or limits on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Turn Data On / Off - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To turn the mobile data for your LG G Pad X8.3 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™ X8.3

Here's how to view / restrict the amount of data an app uses on your G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to view the device ID (IMEI) for your LG G Pad X8.3.

View MAC Address - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view the Wi-Fi MAC address for your LG G Pad X8.3.

View Phone Number - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view the phone number for your LG G Pad X8.3.

View SIM Card Number - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view the SIM card number associated with your LG G Pad X8.3.

Device Settings

Add a User Account - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to add a user profile so multiple people can use your LG G Pad X8.3.

Adjust Brightness / Display Settings - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to adjust screen brightness and other display settings (e.g., Screen timeout, Font size, etc.) for your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Accessing Settings

Explore how to access settings on your LG G Pad X8.3 to change alert sounds, turn off GPS and more.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Adjusting the Screen Timeout

A visual guide for saving battery life on your LG G Pad X8.3 by adjusting the screen timeout.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Changing the Ringtone

Learn how to change the ringtone on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Configuring Location Settings

Learn how to manage location settings on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Managing Data Usage

Discover how to manage data usage on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Turning Airplane Mode On and Off

An interactive guide for setting your LG G Pad X8.3 to Airplane mode.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Using Power Saver Mode

Learn how to switch to Power Saver mode to save your LG G Pad X8.3's battery life for the most important functions.

Language Selection - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to change the language used on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Manage Alerts / Notifications - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to change notification sounds for incoming calls or messages on your LG G Pad X8.3 tablet.

Manage Do Not Disturb Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

If your LG Pad X8.3 isn't receiving alerts for texts and email, here's how to check 'Do not disturb' settings.

Power Saver Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to manage 'Battery saver' settings on your LG G Pad X8.3 to improve battery performance.

Restoring Default Settings - LG

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

Set Date and Time - LG G Pad™ X8.3

If your LG G Pad X8.3 shows the incorrect date and/or time, view this info to correct it.

Set Up Printing - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to set up and add a printer to your LG G Pad X8.3.

Turn Airplane Mode On / Off - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your G Pad X8.3, view this info.

Turn Automatic App Restore On / Off - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's info on backing up and restoring app data on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Turn Screen Inversion On / Off - LG G Pad™ X8.3

If the color scheme on your LG G Pad X8.3 is reversed, view this.

Turn Screen Rotation On / Off - LG G Pad™ X8.3

If the display on your LG G Pad X8.3 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.

Vibrate Mode - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to turn vibrate mode for your LG G Pad X8.3 on or off.

View Device Screen on TV - LG G Pad™ X8.3

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

Email/Gmail

Add a Personal / Corporate Email Account - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to set up a personal / corporate email account on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Add a User Account - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to add a user profile so multiple people can use your LG G Pad X8.3.

Add an Existing Google™ Account - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add an existing Google account to your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to create and send an email message from your LG G Pad X8.3.

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.

Create a New Google™ Account - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to create a new Google (Gmail) account for your LG G Pad X8.3.

Delete Email Messages - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to delete email messages from your LG G Pad X8.3.

Edit / Remove a User Account - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to modify or delete a user account on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Email Account Common Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's info on common personal email settings (e.g., account name, etc.) for your LG G Pad X8.3.

Email Account Data Usage Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To modify data usage options for the personal email account on your LG G Pad X8.3, view this info.

Email Account Notification Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

If you're not getting notifications for the personal email on your LG G Pad X8.3, view this info.

Email Account Password and Server Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To update the personal email password/server settings for your LG G Pad X8.3, view this info.

Email Account Signature Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To enter or edit the personal email signature on your LG G Pad X8.3, view this info.

Email Account Sync Frequency Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To adjust the personal email sync frequency settings on your LG G Pad X8.3, 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™ X8.3 Simulator: Forwarding an Email

Learn how to forward an email on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Including an Email Attachment

Learn how to attach a file, like a document or photo, to an email with your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Replying to an Email

Discover how to reply to an email on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Sending an Email

A step-by-step visual guide for sending an email from your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Setting Up Corporate Email

Learn how to access your work email on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Setting Up Personal Email

Discover how to access your existing email account on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Switching Between Email Accounts

See how to access different email accounts on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Manage Corporate Email Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

IHere's info on updating work email settings for your G Pad X8.3.

Perform a Gmail™ Sync - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to sync Google email, contacts, calendar, etc. on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Remove Gmail™ Account - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Removing then re-adding a Gmail account on your LG G Pad X8.3 often fixes email issues.

Remove a Personal / Corporate Email Account - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to delete a personal / corporate email account from your LG G Pad X8.3.

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 Reply to an Email Message - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to view and reply to an email message from your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to turn GPS location for your LG G Pad X8.3 on or off.

Gestures & Motions

Google Maps™ - Gestures

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

Google Backup & restore

Google™ Backup and Restore - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to ensure your Gmail, contacts, apps, etc. are backed up on your G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to add folders to a Home screen on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Add Shortcuts to Home Screen - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add a shortcut to a Home screen on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Add Widgets to Home Screen - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add a widget (e.g., weather, clock, etc.) to a Home screen on your G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Adding Apps and Widgets to the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to place apps and widgets on the Home screen of your LG G Pad X8.3 for quick access to them.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Adding Folders to the Home Screen

Find out how to add folders to the Home screen on your LG G Pad X8.3 to help organize your apps.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Adding and Deleting a Home Screen

A visual guide for adding and deleting Home screens on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Adjusting Apps and Widgets on the Home Screen

Learn how to rearrange and resize apps and widgets on the Home screen of your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Removing Apps and Widgets from the Home Screen

See how to remove apps and widgets from the Home screen of your LG G Pad X8.3.

Remove Items from Home Screen - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to delete items such as shortcuts, widgets and folders from the Home screen of your LG G Pad X8.3.

Rename Home Screen Folder - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to rename a Home screen folder on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Set Wallpaper - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to set the Home screen image on your G Pad X8.3.

View Home Screen Panels - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view Home screen panels on your LG G Pad X8.3.

View Signal Strength - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view signal strength on the LG G Pad X8.3.

Hotspot

Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To change the Mobile Hotspot password on your LG G Pad X8.3, view this info.

Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to configure Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings (e.g., password, network name, etc.) on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Mobile Hotspot - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to access Mobile Hotspot on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to turn Mobile Hotspot for your LG G Pad X8.3 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

Change the Browser Start / Home Page - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to change the Home page in Chrome on your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3 Simulator: Bookmarking a Website

Learn how to bookmark a website on your LG G Pad X8.3, so it's easy to find later.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Navigating to a Website

Discover how to find a website using your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Searching the Web Using Your Voice

Explore how to search the web using your voice with your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 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 X8.3.

Reboot the Router

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

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™ X8.3 Simulator: Changing the Language

Discover how to change the language settings on your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3 Simulator: Setting Screen Security

A visual guide for setting screen security on your LG G Pad X8.3 to help protect your private information.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Unlocking the Screen

See how to unlock the screen on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Manage Screen Lock Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to configure the screen lock settings for your G Pad X8.3.

Set Lock Screen Notifications - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to manage how notifications appear on your LG G Pad X8.3 when the screen is locked.

Set Up Face Recognition - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to set up your facial recognition to unlock the screen on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Set Up Screen Lock - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to set up a screen lock option (password, pattern, etc.) for your LG G Pad X8.3.

Sign In / Out - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To sign in/out of additional user accounts set up on the device, view this info. If you're having issues with your tablet, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Smart Lock - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to turn on and customize the Smart Lock setting on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Turn Off Screen Lock - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To disable the screen lock setting on your LG G Pad X8.3, check out this info.

Unlock Screen - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To unlock the screen on your LG G Pad X8.3, check out this info.

Memory/Storage

Check Device Storage - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to check available space if your LG G Pad X8.3 runs slow / crashes, apps freeze or you can't save media.

Format SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to erase all data on the SD / memory card of your G Pad X8.3.

Format SD / Memory Card via PC

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

Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to insert or remove an SD / memory card for your G Pad X8.3.

Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to move files from internal storage on your G Pad X8.3 to an SD / Memory card.

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™ X8.3 Simulator: Setting Up Mobile Hotspot

An interactive guide for setting up your LG G Pad X8.3 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™ X8.3

Here's how to transfer music files from your LG G Pad X8.3 to a computer.

Move Music Files to Device - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your G Pad X8.3.

Navigating & Multitasking

Add Folders to Home Screen - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add folders to a Home screen on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Add Shortcuts to Home Screen - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add a shortcut to a Home screen on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Add Widgets to Home Screen - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add a widget (e.g., weather, clock, etc.) to a Home screen on your G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Multitasking Between Apps

See how to easily switch between and close apps that are running on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Navigating Multiple Home Screens

A visual guide for swiping between multiple Home screens on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Using the Notification Panel

Discover how to access and clear the Notification Panel on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Near Field Communication (NFC)

Transfer Data via SmartShare Beam - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to wirelessly transfer data from your LG G Pad X8.3 to another device.

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™ X8.3

If your G Pad X8.3 has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and syncing issues, view this.

Factory Data Reset (Powered On) - LG G Pad™ X8.3

If your LG G Pad X8.3 has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and syncing issues, view this.

LG G Pad X8.3 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.

Reset All Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

If your G Pad X8.3 crashes, resets or runs slow, or apps freeze or reset the device, view this.

Software Upgrade Assistant (LG) - Initial Setup

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

Software Upgrade Assistant (LG) - Repair Assistant

Here's how to repair LG device software using a computer if an Over-the-Air update fails.

Software Upgrade Assistant (LG) - Software Update

Here's how to update LG device software using a computer if an Over-the-Air update fails.

View Software Version - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To view the software version your LG G Pad X8.3 is running, check out this info.

SIM Card

Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your LG G Pad X8.3.

Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your G Pad X8.3.

Insert / Remove SIM Card - LG G Pad X8.3

Here's how to properly insert or remove a SIM card for your G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Inserting and Removing a Nano SIM Card

Find out how to insert and remove a nano SIM card from your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Inserting and Removing a microSD Card

Discover how to put and remove a microSD card into your LG G Pad X8.3 to add memory for photos, videos, music, documents and more.

Modify SIM PIN - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to change the SIM card lock code on your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to turn the SIM PIN lock code for your LG G Pad X8.3 on or off.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to view the SIM card number associated with your LG G Pad X8.3.

Social Networking

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Adding a Facebook® Account

Discover how to access your Facebook account on your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Logging Out of Facebook®

Learn how to log out of Facebook on your LG G Pad X8.3 to help protect your account.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Posting Facebook® Status Updates

A visual walkthrough on how to update your Facebook status and post photos using your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3

Here's how to change notification sounds for incoming calls or messages on your LG G Pad X8.3 tablet.

Resolve Volume Issues

Here's some tips for fixing volume issues.

Set Ringtones - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to select or change ringtones on your G Pad X8.3.

Turn Off All Sounds - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to turn off / silence all sounds on your G Pad X8.3.

Volume Controls - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to adjust volume if your LG G Pad X8.3 doesn't vibrate or play sounds when receiving email / messages.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Cut, Copy and Paste Text - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to cut, copy and paste text on your G Pad X8.3.

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.

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.

Extend Battery Life - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to improve the battery life for your LG G Pad X8.3.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Finding More Help

Discover how to find videos and tutorials to learn more about using your LG G Pad X8.3.

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™ X8.3 Simulator: Changing the Wallpaper

Learn how to change the background of the Home screen on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Wi-Fi & Network

Access Wi-Fi Direct - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to use Wi-Fi Direct so you can easily connect your G Pad X8.3 with other Wi-Fi capable devices.

Add a Virtual Private Network - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add a virtual private network (VPN) to your LG G Pad X8.3.

Add a Wi-Fi Network - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to add an available Wi-Fi network to your LG G Pad X8.3.

Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To allow your LG G Pad X8.3 to auto switch between Wi-Fi and mobile data, view this.

Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to change the settings if you're having issues connecting your LG G Pad X8.3 to Mobile Hotspot.

LG G Pad™ X8.3 Simulator: Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network

Learn how to use your LG G Pad X8.3 to connect to a Wi-Fi network, so you can access the internet without using data.

Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to configure Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings (e.g., password, network name, etc.) on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Manually Add a Wi-Fi Network - LG G Pad™ X8.3

View this info if the Wi-Fi network you want to add to your LG G Pad X8.3 doesn't display.

Mobile Hotspot - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to access Mobile Hotspot on your LG G Pad X8.3.

Network Mode Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

View this info on Network Mode Settings if you're having issues with calls, messages or data services.

Remove Wi-Fi Connection - LG G Pad™ X8.3

To remove a saved Wi-Fi network from your LG G Pad X8.3, view this info.

Reset Network Settings - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to reset settings if your LG G Pad X8.3 can't connect to data or send / receive messages.

Tethered Modem Connection - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to use your LG G Pad X8.3 as a modem to connect to the internet via USB or Bluetooth.

Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to turn Mobile Hotspot for your LG G Pad X8.3 on or off.

Turn Wi-Fi On / Off - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to turn Wi-Fi for your G Pad X8.3 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

View Signal Strength - LG G Pad™ X8.3

Here's how to view signal strength on the LG G Pad X8.3.