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Parts and Functions

These topics illustrate your phone’s primary parts and key functions.

Note: Your phone's screens and apps layouts are subject to change. This user guide uses sample images only.

Phone Layout

The following illustration outlines your phone’s primary external features and buttons.

illustration of front and back with callouts



Proximity/Ambient Light Sensor

Senses proximity towards other objects (such as your head) so that touch commands are not accidentally activated during a call.

Note: Please be careful not to cover the sensors with a protective film, pouch, or a protective case not authorized by LG.

The ambient light sensor analyzes the ambient light intensity when the auto-brightness control mode is turned on.

Front Camera Lens

Allows you to take pictures and videos of yourself. Also lets you participate in video chats.

Volume Keys

Allows you to adjust the ringer and media volumes, or to adjust the in-call volume during a call.


Displays all the information needed to operate your phone, such as the applications, call status, the Contacts list, the date and time, and the signal and battery strength.

Back Key back key

Returns to the previous screen. It also closes pop-up display items such as menus and dialog boxes.

Home Key home key

Returns to the home screen. If you're already viewing one of extension canvases, it opens the central home screen. Touch and hold to access Google Assistant.

Overview Key overview key

Allows you to access recently-used apps. While using an app, touch and hold to use two apps at the same time with the Multi-Window feature.

Nano-SIM/Memory Card Tray

Holds the Nano-SIM card and a memory card.

3.5mm Headset Jack

Allows you to plug in a headset for convenient, hands-free conversations.


Lets you hear the caller and automated prompts.


Transmits your voice for phone calls or records your voice or ambient sounds for voice recordings and videos.

Rear Camera Lens

Lets you take pictures and record videos in a wide angle.

Rear Camera Lens (Standard)

Lets you take pictures and record videos.

Power/Lock Key with Fingerprint Sensor

Locks the screen. Press and hold to open the phone options menu for the following options: Power off, Power off and restart, and Turn on/off Airplane mode.
Turn on the fingerprint recognition feature to simplify the process of unlocking the screen. See Fingerprint Recognition for details.


Lets you hear the different ringers and sounds. The speaker also lets you hear the caller’s voice in speakerphone mode.

Charger/Accessory Port

Allows you to connect the phone charger or an optional USB cable.

NFC Area

Allows the phone exchange data with other NFC-enabled devices by touching it with this area.


Helps you take pictures and video in dim lighting.

CAUTION! Inserting an accessory into the incorrect jack may damage the phone.