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        1   LG-P940h overview
        2   Setup
        5   Home screen
        8   Unlock screen
        9   Notification screen
        10 Make a call/send a message
        11 Contacts
        12 Browser/Maps
        13 NFC
        14 Camera/Video camera
        15 Google account
        16 Downloading applications
        17 E-mail
        18 Connect your phone with your computer
        19 Technical data
        20 Guidelines for safe and efficient use
LG-P940h overview

                                                                                       LG-P940h overview
              Camera key                                      Power/Lock key
        Proximity sensor

                Volume keys

        Front camera lens

Menu                                                          Back
Check what options are                                        Return to the previous
available.                                                    screen.
Home                                                          Search
Return to home from any                                       Microphone
                                                Charger/USB port

              Headset Jack                                Power/Lock key

                                       Camera key

 • Some features and service may vary by area, phone, carrier, plan and
   software version.
 • Screen displays and illustrations on this Quick Start Guide may differ from
   those you see on actual phone.

        Before you start using the phone, you need to insert the SIM card and

        Installing the SIM card and battery

 2      1. Remove the back cover.             2. Make sure the gold contact area
                                                 on the card is facing downwards.

        3. Insert the battery.                4. Replace the back cover.
         • Always use genuine LG accessories. Failure to do this may
           invalidate your warranty.
         • Accessories may vary in different regions.
Setup (continued)

Your phone supports the use of microSDTM or microSDHCTM
memory cards of up to 32GB capacity. These memory cards are
specifically designed for mobile phones and other ultra-small
devices, and are ideal for storing media-rich files such as music,
programs, videos, and photographs for use with your phone.
Installing the memory card


1. Turn the phone off before             2. Insert the memory card
   inserting or removing the memory         into the slot. Make sure the
   card. Remove the back cover.             gold contact area is facing

 Do not insert or remove the memory card when the phone is
 turned on. Otherwise the memory card, as well as your phone, may
 become damaged and the data stored on the memory card may be
 corrupted. To remove the memory card safely, on the Home screen
 touch then select Settings and tap on Storage and select Unmount
 SD card.
        Setup (continued)

        When you first turn on the phone, you will be guided through a series
        of essential steps to configure the phone settings.

        Turning on the phone

                                        Press and hold the Power/Lock key for a
                                        couple of seconds.

        Charging the phone
                                        • The charging port is on the top of the
                                        • Insert one end of the charging cable
                                          into the phone and plug the other end
                                          into an electrical socket.
                                        • To maximise the battery lifetime,
                                          ensure that the battery is fully
                                          charged before you use it for the first

         If the phone is locked and does not work, press and hold the Power/
         Lock key for 8 seconds to turn it off.
Home screen

                                                                          Home screen
You can customise each screen by adding widgets or shortcuts to your
favourite applications.

                         Adding icons to the Home screen
                           Swipe your finger right or left to move
                           through the screens. Stop when you get to a
                           screen that you want to add items to.
                           Touch and hold an empty area in the Home
                           screen. Touch the Widgets, Shortcuts,
                           Folders or Wallpapers option then select the
                           item you want to add.


 Widgets: add applications that are updated dynamically
 Shortcuts: add direct links to applications
 Folders: create folders to organise your contacts/shortcuts
 Wallpapers: change the wallpaper on the current Home screen

 Touch and hold the application you want to add to the Home
 screen, selecting it from . To delete an application, touch and
 hold it, then drag it to the icon.
              Home screen (continued)
Home screen


              Customising the Application design from Home screen
              According to your preference you can further edit application icons
              on the Home screen.
              1. Tap and hold an application to customise for a while, then the
                 editing icon appears at the upper right side of the application icon.
              2. Tap the editing icon and select the desired icon design.
Home screen (continued)

                                                                                       Home screen

Customising the Home Launch screen design
You can customise the current Home screen design by downloading launcher and
theme applications.
1. Select Home screen > Applications > Android Market.
2. Search for launcher and theme with ‘launcher or theme’ as keyword.
3. Download and install your choice of launcher application and its relevant themes.
4. You can change default with downloaded launcher by selecting Home screen >
   Application > Home Selector after installing successfully.
                Unlock screen
Unlock screen

                After a period of inactivity, to conserve the battery, the screen you are
                currently viewing will be replaced by the lock screen.
                                               Unlocking the screen
                                                 Press the     key.
                                                 Slide the screen upwards.

                                               Setting up the display
                                               1. Touch      > .
                                               2. Select Display > Screen timeout.
                                               3. Select the period of time you want.


                 To lock your screen using the pattern lock feature, touch             >     >
                 Location & security > Set up screen lock > Pattern. A short tutorial will
                 guide you through the process of setting a pattern lock.
Notification screen

                                                                              Notification screen
On this screen, you can view and manage Sound/Vibrate/Silent, Wi-Fi,
Bluetooth, NFC, the music player, etc. The 'notification drawer' runs
across the top of the screen.
                            <Notification drawer>

                               Sound/     Wi-Fi   Bluetooth   NFC    Data
                               Vibrate/                             enabled

                            Turning features on/off
                            1. Touch and slide the notification drawer              9
                            2. Touch the icons to turn the
                               corresponding features on/off.

                            To view further settings options
                            Touch           >        .

 To preserve battery life, turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC when
 you are not using them.
                             Make a call/send a message
Make a call/send a message

                             It only takes a few taps to make a call or send a message.

                             Making a call
                             1. Touch .
                             2. Dial the number you want to call or start typing the name of the
                                contact by touching .

                             Sending a message
                             1. Touch .
                             2. Touch New message.
  10                         3. Enter the number of the person you want to send the message to, or
                                touch     to select a number from your contacts list.
                             4. Compose your message and press Send.

                              To answer an incoming call, drag the     icon. When the screen is
                              unlocked, you just need to touch the      icon to answer.

You can automatically synchronise the contacts on the phone with
any of your online address books, or even import contacts from SIM/
SD card.

                          Importing/exporting contacts
                          Touch     > More > Import/Export.


 To add a number from a recent call to your contacts, locate the
 number in your call log, touch and hold the number, then select
 Add to contacts. Touch Create new contact to create a new
 contact entry, or touch Add to the existing to add a new number
 to existing contacts.

               Use the Web browser to surf the Net with ease. Use Maps during a
               journey to pinpoint your location and check for traffic updates on

                                          Browsing the Web
                                          1. Touch > .
                                          2. Touch              .
                                             Enter text.
                                          3. Scroll up/down or pinch to view the

                                          Setting up Maps
                                          1. Touch > .
                                          2. Set up the connection to Wi-Fi or Mobile
                                             data connection/GPS.

                Pinch-to-Zoom: Use your index finger and thumb in a pinching or
                spreading motion to zoom in or out when using the Web browser, a
                map or pictures.

Your LG-P940h is NFC-enabled mobile phone. NFC (Near Field
Communication) is a wireless connectivity technology that enables
two-way communication between electronic devices. It operates over
a distance of a few centimeters. You can share your contents with a
NFC tag or another device via simple touch with your device. If you
touch a NFC tag with your device, it will display the tag contents on
your device.
                          Using Tag writing
                          1. Open the NFC application.
                          2. Select New tab, and select the desired
                             option: Contact, URL, Memo, Call, Text
                             message and Schedule.
                          3. Key in the informations to write to a tag or a    13
                             device and select Share.
                          4. Touch the back of your device to a tag or a
                             device to share.

                          Using Tag reading
                          1. To read a service tag, touch the service tag or
                             other NFC device with the back cover of your
                          2. When a tag or device is recognised,
                             corresponding information is displayed.

 Be careful not to scratch or damage the inside of the back cover as
 this is the NFC antenna.
Camera/Video camera

                           Swap Camera
                           Zoom          Video mode

                                         Taking a photo
                           Flash mode
                           Settings      Gallery

                      Video camera

  14                       Swap Camera   Camera mode

                           Brightness    Start recording
                           Flash mode
                           Settings      Gallery
Google account

                                                                        Google account
The first time you open the Google application, you need to sign in.
If you do not have a Google account, you will be prompted to create

Creating a Google account
1. Touch > .                                 You then need to follow
2. Touch Next then Create to start           the setup instructions
   the Gmail setup wizard.                   and enter the necessary
3. Touch               to open the           information to activate
   keyboard and enter your name              the account. Please wait
   or username.                              while the server creates
4. Touch Next.                               your account.                15

 Once you have created your Gmail account, you can access Gmail
 and Google Apps, and use Google's many services on the phone.
                           Downloading applications
Downloading applications

                           Download fun games and useful apps from Android Market.

                                                     From Android Market
                                                     1. Touch > .
                                                     2. Sign in to your Google account.
                                                     3. Select an app from the list of featured
                                                        apps or use the search feature.

                                                     Managing applications
                                                     Touch       > > Applications > Manage
  16                                                 applications.
                                                     You cannot delete the pre-installed

                            Launch the downloaded application from the       icon.

You can stay connected with MS Exchange, and other popular email

Setting up an account
1. Touch > .
2. Select a mailbox type.
3. Enter your email address and password, then touch Next.
4. Follow the remaining instructions.

Sending an email
1. Touch > .
2. Touch     to Compose.                                                 17
3. Enter your text, touch Attach to attach a file (if needed) and then
   touch Send.

 You can set sound and vibration alerts to notify you when you
 receive a new email.
                                        Connect your phone with your computer
Connect your phone with your computer

                                        By connecting your phone to a PC, you can transfer data to and from
                                        your device directly and use the PC software program(LG PC Suite).

                                        Sync your phone with your computer
                                        To synchronise your phone with your PC using the USB cable, you
                                        need to install PC software(LG PC Suite) onto your PC. Download the
                                        program from the LG website (
                                        1. Use the USB data cable to connect your phone to the PC.
                                        2. USB connection mode list will appear, and select PC software.
                                        3. Run the LG PC Suite program from your PC.
                                           Refer to the PC software(LG PC Suite) help for more information.

                                        Transferring music, photos and videos using USB mass storage mode

                                        1. Connect the phone to your PC         2. Select Mass storage option.
                                           using the USB cable.
                                        3. Open the removable memory
                                           folder on your PC.

                                           Copy the files from your PC          4. Select Charge only option to
                                           to the drive folder.                    disconnect the phone.
Technical data

                                                                                                                                   Technical data
Ambient Temperatures
Max: +55°C (discharging), +45°C (charging)
Min: -10°C

                   Declaration of Conformity
                    Suppliers Details
                     LG Electronics Inc

                     LG Twin Tower 20,Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu Seoul, Korea 150-721

                    Product Details
                    Product Name
                     GSM 850 / E-GSM 900 / DCS 1800 / PCS 1900 Quad Band and WCDMA Terminal Equipment
                    Model Name
                    Trade Name                                                                                                     19

                    Applicable Standards Details
                    R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC
                     EN 301 489-01 V1.8.1 / EN 301 489-03 V1.4.1 / EN 301 489-7 V 1.3.1
                     EN 301 489-17 V2.1.1 / EN 301 489-19 V1.2.1 / EN 301 489-24 V1.5.1
                     EN 300 328 V1.7.1
                     EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009
                     EN 50360:2001/AC:2006 / EN62209-1:2006 / EN62209-2:2010
                     EN 301 511 V9.0.2
                     EN 301 908-1 V4.2.1 / EN 301 908-2 V4.2.1
                     EN 302 291-1 V1.1.1 / EN 302 291-2 V1.1.1
                     EN 301 893 V1.5.1

                    Supplementary Information

                     I hereby declare under our sole responsibility                       Name                     Issued Date
                     that the product mentioned above to which this
                                                                                          Doo Haeng Lee/Director   13. Dec. 2011
                     declaration relates complies with the above mentioned
                     standards and Directives
                      LG Electronics Logistics and Services B.V.
                      Veluwezoom 15, 1327 AE Almere, The Netherlands
                                                                                          Signature of representative
                                        Guidelines for safe and efficient use
Guidelines for safe and efficient use

                                        Please read these simple                 transmitting at its highest
                                        guidelines. Not following these          certified power level in all used
                                        guidelines may be dangerous or           frequency bands.
                                        illegal.                             •   While there may be differences
                                                                                 between the SAR levels of
                                        Exposure to radio frequency              various LG phone models, they
                                                                                 are all designed to meet the
                                        Radio wave exposure and                  relevant guidelines for exposure
                                        Specific Absorption Rate                 to radio waves.
                                        (SAR) information. This mobile
                                                                             •   The SAR limit recommended by
                                        phone model LG-P940h has
                                                                                 the International Commission
                                        been designed to comply with
                                                                                 on Non-Ionizing Radiation
   20                                   applicable safety requirements
                                                                                 Protection (ICNIRP) is 2 W/kg
                                        for exposure to radio waves.
                                                                                 averaged over 10g of tissue.
                                        These requirements are based on
                                                                             •   The highest SAR value for this
                                        scientific guidelines that include
                                                                                 model phone tested by DASY4
                                        safety margins designed to
                                                                                 for use at the ear is 0.564 W/kg
                                        ensure the safety of all persons,
                                                                                 (10 g) and when worn on the
                                        regardless of age and health.
                                                                                 body is 0.762 W/kg (10 g).
                                        • The radio wave exposure
                                                                             •   This device meets RF exposure
                                          guidelines employ a unit of
                                                                                 guidelines when used either in
                                          measurement known as the
                                                                                 the normal use position against
                                          Specific Absorption Rate,
                                                                                 the ear or when positioned
                                          or SAR. Tests for SAR are
                                                                                 at least 1.5 cm away from
                                          conducted using standardised
                                                                                 the body. When a carry case,
                                          methods with the phone
                                                                                 belt clip or holder is used for
                                                                       Guidelines for safe and efficient use
body-worn operation, it should    Product care and maintenance
not contain metal and should
position the product at least      WARNING:
1.5 cm away from your body.        Only use batteries, chargers
In order to transmit data          and accessories approved for
files or messages, this device     use with this particular phone
requires a quality connection      model. The use of any other
to the network. In some cases,     types may invalidate any
transmission of data files or      approval or warranty applying
messages may be delayed until      to the phone, and may be
such a connection is available.    dangerous.
Ensure the above separation
distance instructions are         • Do not disassemble this unit.      21
followed until the transmission     Take it to a qualified service
is completed.                       technician when repair work is
                                  • Repairs under warranty, at
                                    LG’s discretion, may include
                                    replacement parts or boards
                                    that are either new or
                                    reconditioned, provided they
                                    have functionality equal to that
                                    of the parts being replaced.
                                  • Keep away from electrical
                                    appliances such as TVs, radios,
                                    and personal computers.
                                        Guidelines for safe and efficient use
Guidelines for safe and efficient use

                                        • The unit should be kept away        • Do not charge the phone when
                                          from heat sources such as             it is on soft furnishings.
                                          radiators or cookers.               • The phone should be charged in
                                        • Do not drop.                          a well ventilated area.
                                        • Do not subject this unit to         • Do not subject this unit to
                                          mechanical vibration or shock.        excessive smoke or dust.
                                        • Switch off the phone in any         • Do not keep the phone next to
                                          area where you are required to        credit cards or transport tickets;
                                          do so by special regulations. For     it can affect the information on
                                          example, do not use your phone        the magnetic strips.
                                          in hospitals as it may affect       • Do not tap the screen with a
                                          sensitive medical equipment.          sharp object as it may damage
   22                                   • Do not handle the phone with          the phone.
                                          wet hands while it is being         • Do not expose the phone to
                                          charged. It may cause an              liquid or moisture.
                                          electric shock and can seriously    • Use the accessories like
                                          damage your phone.                    earphones cautiously. Do
                                        • Do not charge a handset near          not touch the antenna
                                          flammable material as the             unnecessarily.
                                          handset can become hot and          • Do not use, touch or attempt to
                                          create a fire hazard.                 remove or fix broken, chipped
                                        • Use a dry cloth to clean the          or cracked glass. Damage to
                                          exterior of the unit (do not          the glass display due to abuse
                                          use solvents such as benzene,         or misuse is not covered under
                                          thinner or alcohol).                  the warranty.
                                                                         Guidelines for safe and efficient use
• Your phone is an electronic       Road safety
  device that generates heat        Check the laws and regulations
  during normal operation.          on the use of mobile phones in
  Extremely prolonged, direct       the area when you drive.
  skin contact in the absence       • Do not use a hand-held phone
  of adequate ventilation may         while driving.
  result in discomfort or minor     • Give full attention to driving.
  burns. Therefore, use care when
                                    • Pull off the road and park
  handling your phone during or
                                      before making or answering
  immediately after operation.
                                      a call if driving conditions so
Efficient phone operation             require.
Electronics devices                 • RF energy may affect some
All mobile phones may get             electronic systems in your
interference, which could affect      vehicle such as car stereos and
performance.                          safety equipment.
• Do not use your mobile phone      • When your vehicle is equipped
  near medical equipment              with an air bag, do not obstruct
  without requesting permission.      with installed or portable
  Avoid placing the phone over        wireless equipment. It can
  pacemakers, for example, in         cause the air bag to fail or
  your breast pocket.                 cause serious injury due to
                                      improper performance.
• Some hearing aids might be
  disturbed by mobile phones.       • If you are listening to music
                                      whilst out and about, please
• Minor interference may affect
                                      ensure that the volume is at a
  TVs, radios, PCs, etc.
                                        Guidelines for safe and efficient use
Guidelines for safe and efficient use

                                         reasonable level so that you          Glass Parts
                                         are aware of your surroundings.       Some parts of your mobile device
                                         This is particularly imperative       are made of glass. This glass
                                         when near roads.                      could break if your mobile device
                                                                               is dropped on a hard surface or
                                        Avoid damage to your hearing
                                                                               receives a substantial impact. If
                                        Damage to your hearing can             the glass breaks, do not touch or
                                        occur if you are exposed to loud       attempt to remove. Stop using
                                        sound for long periods of time.        your mobile device until the glass
                                        We therefore recommend that            is replaced by an authorised
                                        you do not turn the handset on         service provider.
                                        or off when close to your ear.
   24                                   We also recommend that music           Blasting area
                                        and call volumes are set to a          Do not use the phone where
                                        reasonable level.                      blasting is in progress. Observe
                                        • When using headphones, turn          restrictions, and follow any
                                          the volume down if you cannot        regulations or rules.
                                          hear the people speaking near
                                          you, or if the person sitting next   Potentially explosive
                                          to you can hear what you are         atmospheres
                                          listening to.                        • Do not use the phone at a
                                                                                 refuelling point.
                                        Excessive sound pressure from
                                                                               • Do not use near fuel or
                                        earphones can cause hearing
                                                                               • Do not transport or store
                                                                                 flammable gas, liquid, or
                                                                           Guidelines for safe and efficient use
 explosives in the same               phone for emergency calls. Check
 compartment of your vehicle          with your local service provider.
 as your mobile phone and
 accessories.                         Battery information and care
                                      • You do not need to completely
In aircraft                             discharge the battery before
Wireless devices can cause              recharging. Unlike other battery
interference in aircraft.               systems, there is no memory
• Turn your mobile phone off            effect that could compromise
  before boarding any aircraft.         the battery’s performance.
• Do not use it on the ground         • Use only LG batteries and
  without permission from the           chargers. LG chargers are
  crew.                                 designed to maximise the           25
                                        battery life.
Children                              • Do not disassemble or short-
Keep the phone in a safe place          circuit the battery pack.
out of the reach of small children.   • Keep the metal contacts of the
It contains small parts which           battery pack clean.
may cause a choking hazard if         • Replace the battery when it
detached.                               no longer provides acceptable
Emergency calls                         performance. The battery pack
                                        may be recharged hundreds of
Emergency calls may not be
                                        times until it needs replacing.
available under all mobile
networks. Therefore, you should       • Recharge the battery if it has
never depend solely on the              not been used for a long time to
                                        maximise usability.
                                        Guidelines for safe and efficient use
Guidelines for safe and efficient use

                                        • Do not expose the battery           • Actual battery life will depend
                                          charger to direct sunlight or use     on network configuration,
                                          it in high humidity, such as in       product settings, usage
                                          the bathroom.                         patterns, battery and
                                        • Do not leave the battery in           environmental conditions.
                                          hot or cold places as this
                                          may deteriorate the battery
                                        • There is risk of explosion if
                                          the battery is replaced by an
                                          incorrect type.
                                        • Dispose of used batteries
   26                                     according to the manufacturer’s
                                          instructions. Please recycle
                                          when possible. Do not dispose
                                          as household waste.
                                        • If you need to replace the
                                          battery, take it to the nearest
                                          authorised LG Electronics
                                          service point or dealer for
                                        • Always unplug the charger
                                          from the wall socket after
                                          the phone is fully charged
                                          to save unnecessary power
                                          consumption of the charger.

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