If you are considering selling or donating your LG phone, you might want to ensure that your personal information is washed away before moving ahead. To ensure that your personal credentials are safe, you can format your phone settings by putting a master reset on your phone and restoring it back to the default factory settings. 

Here’s how you can do it:

Steps to clear all LG phone settings

  1. Verify that your sim is inserted inside the phone
  2. Open the main menu
  3. Navigate to “settings and tools” and open phone settings
  1. Tap on the security button
  2. Enter your unlock password if you have one, or the last four digits of your number
  3. Select the option to reset your phone. Confirm by tapping on reset and then press okay
  1. Let your phone restart
  2. Repeat the first four steps, that is, open menu- settings and tools- phone settings- security
  3. Enter your password or the last four digits of you number and select restore phone
  4. Enter your unlock password again
  5. Let your phone restart

How to block phone numbers on an LG cell phone

If you are overwhelmed by the calls you have to attend and want to take a break from it, you can choose to block your calls. Here’s how you can do it on an LG cell phone 

Steps to block calls on LG cell phones

  1. Open the main menu by pressing the OK key or the menu button
  2. Go to settings and open by pressing the OK key
  1. Navigate to phone settings and select security
  2. Enter your security code on the screen that appears. Your security code is the last four digits of your number
  1. Open the restriction tab and put your security code again
  2. In the menu that appears select the type of communication you want to block- incoming calls/ outgoing calls/ text messages etc
  3. Apply this to “contacts only” and select the people whose calls/ messages you want to restrict
  4. You might be asked to add phone numbers. Add them if you need to. Press the OK key or the menu key to implement these settings

You will receive warnings about blocking people’s calls or messages. Read these carefully before proceeding with the next step.