LG G3 Stylus Software Refresh

LG G3 Stylus was announced in August 2014 and the phone was available for sale from October the same year. The smartphone targets customers who want to have an elegant and modern device which can run as smoothly as possible and that can also be affordable for every wallet. Nevertheless, as nice as this phone can sound, it can cause a lot of dissatisfaction to the user by getting stuck in various apps. Read this tutorial to learn how to deal with such problems by appealing to an ingenious process called a soft reset.


G3 Stylus features a 5.5 inches IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen with more than 16 million colors. The resolution of the display is 540 x 960(~ 200 pixel density). The processor of the smartphone is a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7; Mediatek MT6582 while the graphic processor is Mali-400MP2. The phone has internal memory of 8 GB and 1 GB of RAM. The operating system is Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop.

Having software problems with your phone is something absolutely normal, and it happens even with the best of devices. You should not worry much if the LG needs to be hard reset to its default settings, as this is a quick a safe operation that will get you rid of any virus while reinstalling the OS. There are two options when it comes to restoring this phone to its factory settings. The same as it works with other devices, you can either use the master reset keys on the outside of the case or take advantage of the phone settings in order to erase the data and bring the phone to its original state.

Here is the first method to bring back your device to a functional state and get it up and running without problems:

  1. From the main screen you have to select Settings
  2. From the Settings menu, you will have to select Back up & Reset icon.
  3. You have to touch the Factory data reset.
  4. Select Erase everything (remember that you will lose any personal data on your phone)
  5. Choose Ok and the process will begin. Your phone will reboot with the factory settings.
  6. Your phone will restart and it will start up with the factory settings.

Here is another way to do it:

  1. Turn off your device.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down and the Power button.
  3. Your phone will reboot in Recovery mode. Use the Volume buttons to navigate in the menu and the Power button to select an option.
  4. Using the Volume buttons navigate to the Wipe data/factory reset option and select it using the power button.
  5. The process will end with the message Data Wipe Complete
  6. Your phone will reboot with the factory settings