5 Common LG G6 Problems & Fixes

This is how you can fix LG G6 problems without calling your carrier or heading into a store for help.

The LG G6 is a great phone, but there are some problems that you will run into while you use it. Whether you need to fix bad LG G6 battery life or your LG G6 is frozen, there are some instances where you will need to know what to do.

Thankfully it is relatively easy to fix most LG G6 problems on your own. You might need to spend a few minutes with your phone, but once you know the steps to take, you’ll be back up and running in no time.

How to fix the most common LG G6 problems.

How to fix the most common LG G6 problems.

There is no reason to panic if you run into an LG G6 problem. First off, most are easy to fix, and second, the phone is under warranty for a full year.

How to Fix LG G6 Battery Life Problems

The LG G6 battery life should last you at least a full day, even with moderate to heavy use. If you experience bad LG G6 battery life, you should explore options to fix it. This is especially true if your LG G6 battery life doesn’t last a full day.

The first thing to do is restart your phone if you haven’t done that in days or weeks. This could solve your problem in less than a minute.

The next thing to do is look for apps that are causing problems. Go to Settings -> General Tab -> Battery & Power Saving -> Battery Usage.

Stop an app using your LG G6 battery life too much.

Stop an app using your LG G6 battery life too much.

On this screen, you will see how much apps are using your battery.  If one is using ti too much, you can tap on Stop. From there you can see if the problem goes away.

If the battery usage is still bad the next day, you should make sure that the app is updated or look for a replacement to find one that doesn’t use up all your battery.

How to fix bad LG G6 battery life when an app is the problem.

How to fix bad LG G6 battery life when an app is the problem.

You can also disable apps and bloatware that you don’t use. Go to Settings -> Apps and then tap on an app you want to get rid of. You will see an option to Uninstall or Disable. If you have no idea what an app is, you should investigate before you disable it, since it could be an important part of another app.

Although this shouldn’t impact battery life much, you can try turning off Bluetooth and WiFi. Phones are battery friendly enough these days that this step is not as important as it once was.

Configure the LG G6 battery saver feature.

Configure the LG G6 battery saver feature.

Another step you can take is configuring battery saver mode. Go to Settings -> General Tab -> Battery & Power Saving -> Battery Saver. From here, you can configure how soon you want this mode to come on and you can turn off the always-on display if you want to.

You can also adjust your screen since the display is often the biggest battery hog.

Choose battery friendly LG G6 display options.

Choose battery friendly LG G6 display options.

Go to Settings -> Display and then you can adjust the brightness, turn off the always-on display, and you can make the screen timeout faster so that it turns off sooner.

You should also check for updates on your phone under Settings -> About Phone -> Software Update -> Update now. If there is an update it could help with better battery life.

How to Fix LG G6 WiFi Problems

When you cannot download apps or stream movies it might be a Netflix problem, but it could be an LG G6 problem. WiFi connections are a major source of frustration for many users.

If you have LG G6 WiFi problems here are the steps you should take.

Turn WiFi off and back on. This may fix your problem in a matter of seconds.

How to fix LG G6 WiFi problems.

How to fix LG G6 WiFi problems.

If not you can try forgetting the WiFi network and reconnect. Go to Settings -> Network -> tap on the network name then on Forget. Reconnect from the Network area to get connected again.

When that doesn’t work you may have a WiFi problem with your home network. Try restarting your router and modem and then using your LG G6 on WiFi again.

How to reset LG G6 Network Settings.

How to reset LG G6 Network Settings.

You can reset Network Settings on the LG G6 to solve some WiFi problems. Go to Settings -> General -> Backup & Reset -> Network Settings Reset -> Reset Settings.

This will not delete any of your data, but you will need to reconnect to devices.

How to Fix LG G6 Bluetooth Problems

Does your LG G6 Bluetooth connection not work all the time or work sporadically.

Try turning Bluetooth off then back on, or restarting your phone. This will solve many issues in a minute or two.

How to fix LG G6 Bluetooth problems.

How to fix LG G6 Bluetooth problems.

If that doesn’t work you can forget the Bluetooth device. Go to Settings -> Network -> Bluetooth -> Tap on a device and then forget it. Re-pair your device and see if that works.

You can reset your LG G6 Bluetooth settings to wipe out many problems. Go to Settings -> General -> Backup & Reset -> Network Settings Reset -> Reset Settings.

How to Fix LG G6 Lag

How to fix LG G6 lag and slow performance.

How to fix LG G6 lag and slow performance.

Does your LG G6 feel slow or does it look like there is some lag when you use your new phone? This shouldn’t be happening on a flagship device like this.

The first thing you can try is restarting your LG G6. This can solve many problems including LG G6 lag.

You should also make sure that your apps are all up to date. Open the Google Play Store and check for updates.

You can also check for software updates using these directions. Settings -> About Phone -> Software Update -> Update now.

Stop optimizations from slowing down apps on your LG G6.

Stop optimizations from slowing down apps on your LG G6.

If a specific app feel slow, go to Settings -> General Tab -> Battery & Power Saving -> Battery Usage -> Ignore optimizations. Then add the app you don’t want to be optimized to this exclusion list.

You can go to Settings -> General -> Smart cleaning to quickly clean out unused files and apps that you don’t need at that time.

How to Fix LG G6 Sound Problems

If your LG G6 speakers sound garbled or your headphones don’t work, you can try these fixes for LG G6 sound problems.

If you can’t hear any sounds, make sure the volume is turned up using the buttons on the side of the phone. The next step is to restart your phone and see if that brings your sound back.

When your headphones won’t work, you should make sure the headphone port is clear and clean. You may try cleaning out any lint with compressed air or by blowing gently into the area.

7 LG G6 Features You’ll Love and 2 You’ll Hate

Amazing Display

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Amazing Display

 The LG G6 display is absolutely beautiful. The display uses an 18:9 ratio to deliver more usable space in a smaller package and LG chose round corners to make the screen less likely to break when you drop it. 

That's not all. The display supports DolbyVision HDR, which means you'll see amazing colors and incredible detail when you stream supported shows and movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime. 

LG packs in a 5.61-inch display that the company says is closer to a 5.7-inch display due to the rounded corners. The screen supports QHD+ resolution and looks stunning. 

The LG G6 is a cinema worthy display that fits in your pocket. This display puts your TV to shame. 

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