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Trading in your old phone?

Remove your Google account from your old phone before getting started.

Step 1 Turn off your old phone

Step 2 Power on your new phone

Hold the power button until the LG G8 ThinQ screen appears, then release.

Step 3 Setup Wizard

From the "Setup" screen, select the appropriate language, then tap Next.

4 Enter your Verizon PINStep 4 Enter your Verizon PIN

If prompted, from the "Verify Your Account" screen, enter your Verizon Account PIN and follow the onscreen prompts, then tap Next. If you forgot it, reset or create your Account PIN.

Step 5 Activate your new LG G8 ThinQ

From the "Phone activation" screen, tap Next. Please allow a few minutes for activation to complete.

6 Connect to Wi-FiStep 6 Connect to Wi-Fi

From the "Set up Wi-Fi" screen, select a network, enter the password and tap Connect or Skip the step. If your network isn't shown, tap Add Wi-Fi networks.

7 Copy apps & dataStep 7 Copy apps & data

Tap Next to copy your data and follow the steps to transfer your content. If you'd like a fresh start or would like to transfer your stuff later, tap Don't Copy.

8 Bring your data from…Step 8 Bring your data from…

Choose a way to copy your data and follow the steps to transfer your content. If you'd like a fresh start or would like to transfer your stuff later with the Verizon Content Transfer app, tap Don't Copy.

Step 9 Sign in to Google

Sign in to your Google account or create a new one. Signing in to Google allows you to access Gmail and your Google apps.

10 Welcome to Google ServicesStep 10 Welcome to Google Services

Review the Google Terms of Service, Google Play Terms of Service, and Google Privacy Policy. Tap I agree to confirm your selection.

11 Set up Google servicesSet up Google services

Google offers a variety of services that help many of their apps function better. Review all of them and tap the corresponding switch to turn them on. You may need to scroll down to see all of the services. Switches are turned on when in the blue position. Tap Accept to confirm your selection.

12 Secure your phoneStep 12 Secure your phone

Adding a fingerprint scan to your phone allows you to touch the fingerprint sensor to unlock it, sign into apps or make purchases. Tap Next to choose a screen lock like Add Fingerprint then follow the steps, or tap No, thanks.

13 Check out what’s trending with the Google AssistantStep 13 Check out what’s trending with the Google Assistant

Tap Next.

14 Your Assistant is a tap awayStep 14 Your Assistant is a tap away

Tap Continue.

15 Verizon ServicesStep 15 Verizon Services

From the "Verizon Services" screen, verify your settings Location info and Apps info, then tap Accept to use your location and app info settings.

16 Verizon CloudStep 16 Verizon Cloud

Verizon Cloud gives you added protection by backing up your important information to the cloud. Set up Verizon Cloud by tapping Next or Skip the step.

17 Digital SecureStep 17 Digital Secure

Digital Secure protects your phone from malware, viruses and other threats. Set up Digital Secure by tapping Accept or Skip the step.

18 Ready to go!Step 18 Ready to go!

From the "Ready to go!" screen, tap Got it to complete setup.