Mobile phones being a crucial part of everyday lives also come with some problems. Technology is a man-made thing and there are chances of faults in it. In 2016, LG launched the most innovative phones. G5 became the most popular phone all around. It was a sleek, powerful smartphone with a great camera. Every smartphone has some issues and G5 was no exception. Some common problems were reported by the users of LG G5 users that are explained with their possible fixes below.
Problems with booting, backlight bleed, fast charging, and more
There have been various reports LG G5 getting stuck in a boot loop. It was observed by the users that it continually restarts itself. The same issue was observed in other LG phones as well. If this happens continually to your phone you should try to hold the power button and volume down button at the same time. This will restart your phone and will take 30 seconds almost. You can try to remove or replace the battery as well. Eventually, you can factory reset your phone with the hardware keys. This can result in losing data that was not backed up in your phone. To reset, hold the power and volume buttons till you see the logo of LG. after that you must let go of the power button but keep on holding the power down button. Factory data reset option will appear on the screen of your phone. You can choose it and select YES. This will restore the settings of your smartphone. Even after doing this, if the issue persists, you must contact LG and ask about a replacement.
Backlight bleed and blooming
Various issues were reported about the LG G5 display. Users claimed that there was an unacceptable level of backlight bleed and bright patches on the edge of the screen. There have also been some reports of picture distortion when people press on the display. To solve this issue, if you own LG G5 you can take a test with a backlight bleed test app and find out if there is an issue. The solution to this problem is nothing but to contact cell phone repair center, your retailer and get a replacement handset.
Fast charging not working as expected
The LG G5 supports fast charging but people have complained a lot about this issue. Normally it is supposed to charge your phone from zero to 80% in 30 minutes and after that it will charge at a slower rate. However, people complained that G5 is not charging up as fast as it was supposed to be. The solution to this is that you do not use your smartphone while charging it. You must make sure that you are using the cable and charger that supports fast charging. You can pick up an Anker QC 3.0 charger to charge your phone fast.
Notification LED not always working
the users of LG G5 have complained that there was a glitch in the notification LED light. it fails to light up for some incoming messages. sometimes it works and sometimes it does not. The solution that was suggested for this issue was to check out the light flow app to control your notification LED. You can also go into settings and then notification allergy to make sure that you have turned on the feature and selected all the types of notifications.
Poor battery life
Some of the people have also been complaining about the battery life of LG G5. you must keep in mind that during the first couple of days the battery drains fast because it is downloading and installing apps. However, if the problem continues you must go to a repair center to consult the expert.
These were some of the major glitches that were found in LG G5 smart phones. Experts in LG repair centers are working on resolving these issues. However, people have moved past LG now, but there is a chance that in future LG will launch new phones without any glitches that might attract the customers a lot.