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SHARE & CONNECT BASICS USING THE LG OPTIMUS G PRO E980

Operation Cell Phones Last Updated 08/25/2015
SHARE & CONNECT BASICS USING THE LG OPTIMUS G PRO E980

Share & connect allows you to transfer data and media with other devices.


NFC (Near Field Communication) is a wireless technology that enables data transmission between two objects when they are brought within a few inches of each other. When you enable NFC on your phone, your phone can exchange data with other NFC-enabled devices or read information from smart tags embedded in posters, stickers, and other products.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Networks tab  > Share & connect

  2. Tap the NFC switch  to turn on.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Networks tab  > Share & connect

  2. Tap the Android beam switch  to turn on.

  3. NFC and Wi-Fi Direct devices are needed.

  4. Turn on Android Beam on each device.

  5. Select the screen or files to share (e.g. images from the Gallery).

  6. Hold devices together (e.g. back to back).

  7. Tap the screen that you want to send after shrinking the screen. (Each app determines what is sent or received.)

Use SmartShare Beam

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Networks tab  > Share & connect

  2. Tap SmartShare Beam.

  3. Tap the switch  to enable SmartShare Beam. Ensure SmartShare Beam is enabled on the receivers devices.

  4. Select the file you would like to share and tap the Share icon  or long press and select Share. Scroll down and select SmartShare Beam.

  5. Tap the device name to receive the file, and then tap Send.

  6. A file transfer notification will be sent to the receiver to accept or decline the file. Ensure devices remain in range until files have transferred.

Note: You must enable Wi-Fi to activate SmartShare Beam.

SmartShare Beam Settings

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Networks tab  > Share & connect

  2. Tap SmartShare Beam.

  3. Tap LG-E980 to change the name of your device.

  4. Storage is grayed out due to no other storage option, besides Internal storage, on your device.

  5. Checkmark  Auto-accept requests to automatically accept requests from other devices.

  6. Tap Timeout to turn off SmartShare Beam automatically when not used.
    Your choices are:

    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • 15 minutes
    • Off

Share media content with nearby devices via Media server. Both devices must be DLNA certified to support this feature.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Networks tab

  2. <p">Tap Share & connect  > Media server.
  3. Checkmark  Contents sharing to share content with nearby devices.

  4. Tap Content to share to checkmark  the types of content you would like to share and tap OK. Choose from Photos, Videos, and Music.

  5. Checkmark  Receive content to allow other devices to upload media files to my phone.

  6. Tap Sharing request to select how you would like to receive sharing requests. Choose from Always allow and Always ask.

  7. Media server is now activated and ready to share content.

  8. Tap Allowed devices to show nearby devices accessible to your phone.

  9. Tap Not-allowed devices to show nearby devices that are not accessible to your phone.

You can mirror phone screen and sound onto LG Miracast dongle or TV wirelessly.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Networks tab  > Share & connect

  2. Tap Miracast.

  3. Tap the switch  to enable Miracast.

  4. Turn the Miracast feature on your TV or connect to the LG Miracast dongle.

  5. To add Miracast to the quick settings bar, slide the apps to the left and tap Edit  > Checkmark  Miracast. Swipe the notification panel down, and tap Miracast to enable.

You can access your phone's photos and other files, wirelessly, from your computer using Wireless Storage.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Networks tab  > Share & connect

  2. Tap Wireless storage.

  3. Tap the switch  to enable Wireless storage.

  4. Make sure that the phone and computer are connected to the same network.

  5. Enter the web addresses shown onto a browser on your computer. When prompted, enter the Username and Password displayed on the phone screen. A window will open and you can now wirelessly access files from your computer.

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