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LG G2 Tips and Tricks

There are lots of nifty tips and tricks you should know about to get the most out of your LG G2. Take a look at some ways you can fully customize it.


Easily Multi Task with Slide Aside™

Continually opening and closing multiple applications can get pretty tedious. With Slide Aside™, multi task with ease like never before. Keep up to three applications open and simply slide them in and out of the main screen.

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  1. From the Home screen, tap System settings > General tab.
  2. Tap the Slide Aside™ switch to activate Slide Aside™.
  3. Press the home icon on the bottom middle and open an app.
  4. Place three fingers on the screen and drag the app off the screen to the left.
  5. To bring the app back, drag thee fingers to the right.

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Control Any Compatible TV with QuickRemote

Can't find the remote again? Well as long as you have your LG G2 by your side, that's all you need. Just launch QuickRemote, connect it to any compatible set top box and channel flip away.

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You can use your IR blaster equipped LG G2 as a remote control for your TV, DVR, cable box and other compatible electronics. Once you launch the app, you can set different profiles for different rooms by choosing them at the top left, so it can work as a universal remote throughout your home. If using it for your set top box, choose your cable provider and follow the steps on screen to sync your phone.

The remote controls will appear in your notifications shade when you drag it down. You can also set it to come on automatically on your lock screen when you get home with these easy steps:

  1. Open the QuickRemote app from the home screen.
  2. Tap Menu > Settings in the QuickRemote app.
  3. Choose Auto display at home
  4. Specify your home Wi-Fi network
  5. Select + on the top right to add the remote.
  6. Select the device and manufacturer that you'd like to add.
  7. Then simply follow the setup instructions on the screen.

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Don't Hesitate to Lend Your Phone with Guest Mode

Ever have someone ask to borrow your phone but you feel a little hesitant? Well, just quickly switch to Guest Mode straight from the Lock screen and guests will only be able to see what you've pre selected.*

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  1. From the Home screen, tap System settings > General tab> Guest Mode.
  2. Tap Set pattern, then set the pattern you want to use to put your device in Guest Mode.
  3. Tap Set apps to view which apps can be accessed in Guest Mode. Tap Add in the upper right corner of the screen to change the Guest apps list.
  4. Tap Use Guest mode to activate the Guest mode feature. If you have not previously set a pattern lock, you will be prompted to create one.

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Camera Quick Launch

Sometimes you need to snap a pic when time is of the essence. With Camera Quick Launch, just hold down the volume button located on the backside of your LG G2 and the camera launches right away. Press again to snap!


Simply press and hold the Volume down button on the back of the LG G2 for a couple of seconds to launch the camera. You can also use the Volume down button again to snap a photo.

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Reuse Saved Text Clippings with Clip Tray™

Ever find yourself wasting time writing the same stuff all over again? With Clip Tray™, you can save anything you may want to send again later. Just copy and paste it to the clipboard and it's right there for you any time.

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You can copy text and pictures by tapping and holding on them then copying to the Clip Tray™. When you long press on any space in a text box you'll see Clip Tray™ which gives you a pop up window at the bottom containing everything you've copied in there.

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Don't forget to load up on apps!

If you really want to beef up your LG G2, don't forget to visit the Google Play Store where thousands of awesome apps are just a quick download away.

From productivity apps like Evernote and Chrome, to social media apps like Facebook and Viber, to entertainment apps, like Hulu and Netflix, there is something in the Google Play Store for all occasions. And if you have other LG products, there are LG made companion apps such as LG Smart Range, LG Smart Refrigerator and LG Smart Laundry & Dishwasher that enhance your experience for each one.

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Level Up your LG G2 with accessories!

Having an LG G2 already makes you cooler than ice. But having awesome accessories really makes you stand out from the crowd. Don't forget to check out Shop LG to see some great products.

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