LG Stylo 6 Black Screen /stuck on boot screen boost tmobile cricket

The black screen issue is quite common in Android smartphones. The black screen on your Stylo 6 can be due to a software or hardware issue.

In most cases, the black screen is the result of a bad LCD. However, a software glitch can also cause turn your screen black. Let’s find the root cause and try to fix our Stylo 6 as per the below troubleshooting guide –

How to fix LG Stylo 6 Black Screen

 

There can be 3 scenarios. Your phone turns on but the screen remains black. The screen keeps turning off every now and then. The phone is completely dead. It’s not turning on at all.

We need to make sure if the phone is on or off. Try ringing yourself from another phone. If your phone rings but the screen remains black then the phone is on.

You can also bring your phone to a dark environment and test the LCD. If it’s emitting light then the phone is on.

If your Stylo 6 is not turning on, please head over to the below troubleshooting guide –

LG Stylo 6 not turning on

Now, to fix the Stylo 6 black screen issue, let’s try the below troubleshooting steps –

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LG Stylo 6 not turning on / won’t boot up or charge when plugged in

Is your LG Stylo 6 all dead? There can be a multitude of reasons for this behavior. The issues can be related to Software or hardware.

If your Stylo 6 fails to turn on, this issue can result from a software glitch, defective power button, bad charging port, LCD gone bad, overheating, bad charging adapter/wall outlet/charging cable, defective battery, bad Motherboard, etc.

First of all, we should rule out all the software issues, before going for a hardware repair.

So, let’s begin with the LG Stylo 6 Troubleshooting –

1. Check if the phone is in Sleep Mode

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If your Stylo 6 power button is stuck, the phone will remain in sleep mode. You won’t be able to wake your phone with the power key.

In such a case, we should try to wake it with a double-tap on the screen. If you fail to turn on the screen with a double-tap, try to force restart your Stylo 6 as follows –

2. Try to boot your Stylo 6 with a Force Restart

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We can force restart our Stylo 6 using the volume down and power keys.

Press and hold the volume down & power buttons for 10 seconds or until the phone restarts.

Is your phone still dead? If yes, please head on to the next troubleshooting step  –

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LG Stylo 6 Keyboard Settings & Problems -not working, theme, size,vibration

The Keyboard on LG Stylo 6 is highly customizable. We can increase or decrease the size of the keyboard, change the keyboard theme, use a floating keyboard, turn off the keyboard vibration, shrink the keyboard for one-handed use, etc.

In this post, we are going to explore the LG Stylo 6 keyboard settings in great detail.

We are also going to fix the keyboard-related issues/problems on Stylo 6 such as keyboard not working, disappeared, won’t pop up, not showing, small in size, vibrating, not popping, won’t come up, etc.

Let’s begin with the Stylo 6 keyboard troubleshooting and later on, we are going to check out the keyboard settings  –

 

LG Stylo 6 Keyboard Problems / Issues

The keyboard issues on Stylo 6 can range from the keyboard not popping up, small keyboard size, annoying keyboard vibration, etc. Let’s deal with the common keyboard issues one by one –

LG Stylo 6 Keyboard not working/disappeared/won’t pop up

Troubleshooting Step 1: Soft Reset

The most basic troubleshooting step to restore the keyboard is a restart. Long-Press the power button on the right and select “Power off and restart” to soft reset the phone.

After the reboot, once again check the keyboard. If it still fails to work, proceed to the next step of troubleshooting.

Troubleshooting Step 2: Clear the LG Keyboard App Data

To clear the app data, we need to use the Settings app located on the Stylo 6 home screen.

Open Settings and click “Apps”.

Now, select the first option i.e. “App info”.

We are now on the App info page. Hit the “3 dots icon” on the top-right corner and choose “Show System” as shown below.

Now, scroll down and select “LG Keyboard”.

Hit “Storage” and tap “Clear data” as visible in the above screenshot.

Hit “OK” to accept the warning. We have successfully deleted the LG Keyboard’s app data.

Open the browser or a notes app and check if the keyboard has started working.

If it still fails to work, check out the next troubleshooting step –

Troubleshooting Step 3: Change the default keyboard

The default keyboard on Stylo 6 is LG Keyboard. Let’s try to use a different keyboard.

Open the Settings app and select “System”.

Now Go to “Language & Keyboard” > “Manage keyboards”.

There is one more pre-installed keyboard but it’s disabled. Turn on “Gboard” as shown above and select “Default Keyboard”.

 

As of now, the default keyboard is LG Keyboard, change it to “Gboard”.

Now, Gboard is the default Stylo 6 keyboard.

Open the Chrome browser app and try out the new Google Keyboard i.e. Gboard.

LG Stylo 6 Keyboard Size Small / How to enlarge keyboard on LG Stylo 6?

Do you wish to enlarge the Stylo 6 keyboard? You can do so quite easily. Let change the keyboard size –

Open the Chrome browser or messaging app to bring out the keyboard.

Hit the settings icon in the top-row, it’s marked in the above screenshot.

Now, Go to “Keyboard height and layout” > “Keyboard Height”.

We need to drag the horizontal bar in the upward or downward direction to increase or decrease the keyboard size respectively.

We need to drag the horizontal bar in an upward direction to increase the keyboard height.

This is the maximum keyboard height.

Drag down the bar to reduce the keyboard size. This is the smallest keyboard size.

 

You can restore the original size by hitting the “Reset button” on the top-right corner.

How to turn off keyboard vibration on LG Stylo 6

The keyboard vibration can be annoying for a few users. Moreover, it reduces the battery life.

To turn off the Stylo 6 keyboard vibration, pull out the keyboard by using the chrome browser app.

Hit the “Settings icon” located at the top row of the keyboard.

Now, Go to the “Additional settings” page.

“Vibrate on keypress” is turned on. Toggle off this option to turn off the keyboard vibration.

 

We have successfully turned off the keyboard vibration on Stylo 6.

LG Stylo 6 Keyboard Settings

Let’s check out the LG Stylo 6 Keyboard settings. First, of all, we are going to learn how to change and switch between different keyboards on Stylo 6 –

How to Change Keyboard on LG Stylo 6

Open the Chrome browser and hit the search bar to bring out the Stylo 6 keyboard.

Now, hit the “keyboard icon” at the bottom-right corner. The arrow shows its position in the above screenshot.

This brings out the “Default keyboard” pop-up. LG Keyboard is the current default keyboard and the only other option is Google Voice typing.

Select “Settings” to check out more keyboards.

There is one more pre-installed keyboard on the “Manage Keyboards” page. It’s Gboard by Google.

You can download more keyboards from the Google Play Store. They will show up on the “Manage Keyboards” page.

Turn on Gboard using the Toggle switch.

Now, tap on the “Default Keyboard” option.

Change the default keyboard to Gboard.

 

 

To switch between the available keyboards, we need to tap the “Keyboard icon” at the bottom-right corner.

 

Select “LG Keyboard” if you wish to restore the original Stylo 6 keyboard.

 

LG Stylo 6 Keyboard Theme – How to change

Stylo 6 keyboard uses a light theme by default. A dark theme works best in low-light conditions. Let’s change the Keyboard theme to a dark one –

Pull out the keyboard by using the messaging app or chrome browser.

Tap the “Settings icon” as marked in the above screenshot.

 

Now Go to “Additional Settings” > “Keyboard Theme”.

Change the theme from “Light” to “Dark”.

This is how the Dark keyboard theme looks like on the Stylo 6.

LG Stylo 6 Gif Keyboard / Does LG Stylo 6 have Gif Keyboard?

A Gif animation emotes better than an emoji.

We can enable the Gif keyboard on Stylo 6. Open the Keyboard by using the chrome browser or notes app.

Click the “Keyboard icon” at the bottom-right corner.

 

Hit “Settings” to reach the “Manage keyboards” page.

Turn on the Gboard keyboard as shown above.

 

 

Now, select “Default keyboard” and change it from “LG Keyboard” to “Gboard”.

Now launch the keyboard once again via Messaging app. This new keyboard is Gboard.

Hit the “Emoji icon” as shown above.

Now tap “GIF” to choose an animation.

 

You can switch between the different tabs or search for a Gif using the search button.

LG Stylo 6 Floating Keyboard

Both the LG Keyboard and Gboard offer the floating keyboard feature.

Launch the keyboard via the Web browser or messaging app.

Hit the icon at the top-right corner of the keyboard for more options.

Now, hit the “Floating” option to float the keyboard.

As the name suggests, we can change the position of the keyboard as per convenience.

Once again tap the “Floating” icon to restore the original keyboard.

 

We have disabled the “Floating” keyboard.

LG Stylo 6 Autocorrect/Predictive Text Settings

By default “Autocorrection” is turned off on the Stylo 6 keyboard.

You can keep the autocorrect setting as Mild or Aggressive. Let’s see how to do that.

Pull out the Stylo 6 keyboard and hit the Settings icon at the top row.

 

We are now on the “LG Keyboard” page.

Select “Auto-correction” and then “English” as shown above.

As of now, it’s turned off. You may keep it on the Mild level.

Which keyboard works best for you on the LG Stylo 6? Please share your experience in the comment section below.