LG G8 ThinQ Troubleshooting

What issues are you experiencing?

Power

  • Not charging out of the box, charging slowly
  • Device not turning on
  • Battery draining quickly
  • Phone keeps rebooting randomly

Internet & Network

Camera

  • How to take a screenshot
  • Unfortunately, Camera has stopped
  • Warning: Camera failed
  • Camera is out of focus

Operating System

  • Stuck on Black Screen of Death
  • Different ways to reset LG G8 ThinQ
  • Keeps freezing and lagging
  • Running so slow, poor performance

Calls & Texts

Audio

  • No sound and other audio issues
  • Loudspeaker doesn't have any sound
  • Bluetooth headset has no sound
  • Notifications don't play

Applications

  • Facebook keeps crashing, not working
  • Twitter closes by itself, not updating
  • Nova Launcher crashes, causes phone to lag
  • Messenger crashes, closes on its own

Screen

  • Screen keeps on flickering
  • Screen is black but phone is powered on
  • How to repair broken screen
  • Display shows some dead pixels

Storage

  • Unable to read mounted SD card
  • Some apps in SD card not working
  • How to free up some storage space
  • Server storage full, unable to write on SD card

Specifications

Memory

  • 128 GB ROM
  • 6 GB RAM
  • microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
  • microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot) - dual-SIM model

OS & CPU

  • Android 9.0 (Pie); LG UX 8.0
  • Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
  • Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.79 GHz Kryo 485)
  • Adreno 640

Audio

  • Comes with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm jack
  • 32-bit/192kHz audio
  • DTS: X Surround Sound
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Battery Life

  • Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery
  • Fast battery charging 21W (Quick Charge 3.0)
  • USB Power Delivery
  • Wireless charging 9W

Display

  • P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 6.1 inches, 91.0 cm2 (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • 1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~564 ppi density)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • DCI-P3 100%
  • HDR10
  • Dolby Vision
  • Always-on display

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • NFC
  • FM radio
  • USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • USB On-The-Go

Camera

Main Camera

or

  • 12 MP, f/1.5, 27mm (standard), 1/2.6", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
  • 16 MP, f/1.9, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1", 1.0µm, no AF
  • 12 MP, 52mm (telephoto), f/2.4, 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom, dual pixel PDAF, OIS

Selfie Camera

Build

  • Dimensions: 151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm (5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 167 g (5.89 oz)
  • Build: Front glass (Gorilla Glass 5), back glass (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
  • MIL-STD-810G compliant

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