LG Stylo 6 has a fair share of problems when compared to its predecessor Stylo 5. The known Stylo 6 hardware & software issues are – charging problems, screen problems, Wifi issues, Data not working, Text message problems, app crashing, no back button, no sound, keyboard issues, etc.
In this post, we are going to find & fix all the issues related to the LG Stylo 6 –
1. LG Stylo 6 Screen Problems
LG Stylo 6 uses a huge 6.8 inches display. Owing to its huge size and a glass back it feels somewhat slippery to hold. You should always use it with a case else it’s prone to damage from either of the sides.
The black screen issue is a known Stylo 6 problem. There can be multiple reasons for a black screen such as bad LCD, bad power button, software issue, water damage, physical damage, etc.
Let’s try to fix the LG Stylo 6 screen issues with the help of the below troubleshooting guide –
The default Home launcher on Stylo 6 has no app drawer button. All the apps are placed on the home screen itself. This looks like a copy of the iPhone.
If you like the old-style Home screen with an app drawer, you can restore it quite easily. Let’s see how to do that –
3. LG Stylo 6 stuck on boot screen
If your Stylo 6 is stuck on the Firmware update or boot screen, you should try to force restart the phone using the volume down & power buttons.
Press and hold the volume down & power keys for 10 seconds or until the phone restarts.
If this fails to restore your phone, you need to flash stock firmware using the LGUP flash tool. You can download the Stylo 6 firmware from the below link –
LG Stylo 6 uses Gestures for navigation. To go back, to get to the home screen or to view the running apps we need to use gestures.
To go back to a previous page you need to swipe in the screen from the right or left edge.
You can also restore the back button if you don’t like gestures. Learn the procedure using the below article –
5. LG Stylo 6 Amber Alert/Emergency Alerts – How to turn off
The emergency alerts can be quite annoying. There is an easy way to turn them off. Learn how to turn off Amber alert and other emergency alerts on the Stylo 6 –
The additional dedicated Google assistant button can be annoying for some. It can lead to accidental presses.
If you wish you can disable it as follows –
7. LG Stylo 6 move apps to SD card
The internal storage space is increased from 32GB to 64GB on the Stylo 6, as compared to its predecessor Stylo 5. However, the minimum storage space should be 128GB as per today’s standards
A lot of space is consumed by the system memory and the actual available space gets reduced. Moreover, the apps and games occupy the internal storage space so an SD card cannot be of much help.
To cater to this issue, we can move apps to the SD card by partitioning it as internal storage. This feature is known as Adoptable storage. You can learn the detailed procedure as follows –
8. LG Stylo 6 locked out / lock screen bypass
Are you locked out on your Stylo 6 due to a forgotten PIN, Pattern, or Password? Don’t worry in a few minutes you’ll be able to use your phone once again.
Learn how to bypass LG Stylo 6 lock screen as follows –
9. Remove Google account from LG Stylo 6
When you reset your Stylo 6 via Recovery Mode, you need to verify with the previously synced Google account.
If you don’t remember the Google account credentials, then follow the latest 2021 hack to bypass the Google lock on Stylo 6 without a computer –
10. How to close running apps on LG Stylo 6
In the Gestures mode, we need to swipe up and hold the screen to view the running apps. To close any recent app you can throw the app tile in the upward direction. You can also tap “Clear all” to close all the app at once.
If you don’t like gestures, you can restore the square home touch button. Learn the detailed procedure as per the below article & video –
11. How to clear cache/wipe cache partition on LG Stylo 6
The cache keeps accumulating over a period of time. It eats up the precious internal storage space and slows down the phone.
Let’s see how to wipe the cache partition on the Stylo 6 –
12. LG Stylo 6 not turning on
If your Stylo is not turning on, there can be a multitude of reasons. First of all, you need to make sure that the phone is on or off. It’s possible that the phone is on but the screen is black.
If the phone is completely dead, you should try to boot it into recovery mode & download mode. Let’s try to bring back the Stylo 6 to life using the below troubleshooting guide –
13. How to split screen on LG Stylo 6
You’ll find it difficult to use the Multi Window feature on Stylo 6 when using Gestures for navigation.
You can either change the navigation style to “buttons only” or use the swipe-up gesture to view the recent apps.
Please check out the below article to learn how to do multitasking on Stylo 6 –
14. LG Stylo 6 Frozen/Force Shutdown
Stylo 6 uses a non-removable battery. We cannot pull off the battery to force shut down the phone.
If your Stylo 6 is frozen, you can force restart using the volume down & power buttons. The below video shows the actual procedure –
15. LG Stylo 6 Factory Reset without password
If you’re locked out on your Stylo 6 and don’t remember the screen lock password, you need to reset the phone via Recovery mode.
Learn how to put your Stylo 6 into recovery mode when locked out –
16. LG Stylo 6 Keyboard Issues
If the keyboard on your Stylo 6 doesn’t show up, you can either clear the LG Keyboard app data or switch to a different keyboard.
The below article covers all the known keyboard issues on Stylo 6 –
17. How to do Gesture control on LG Stylo 6
Once you get used to the Gestures on Stylo 6, you would prefer it over the navigation bar with home touch buttons.
Learn how to use Gestures on the Stylo 6 –
You can hide/unhide apps, photos, videos, and other files on the Stylo 6. Learn how to do that –
19. How to mirror LG Stylo 6 to TV
I couldn’t find the Screen sharing option anywhere on the Stylo 6. Still, there is a workaround to mirror the Stylo 6 screen to the TV with & without Chromecast. Let’s see how to do this –
20. How to unlock LG Stylo 6 for any carrier
I unlocked my LG Stylo 6 for free. You can also follow the same procedure and use it with any GSM carrier worldwide.
Check the below article to learn the procedure –
21. LG Stylo 6 Lagging / Running Slow
LG Stylo 6 looks like a flagship device, but it uses an underpowered entry-level Mediatek processor. With a few tweaks, you can speed up your Stylo 6 –
22. LG Stylo 6 Change language / Language Settings
Have you accidentally changed your Stylo 6 system language? It can be quite annoying. We find it difficult to follow the correct path to restore the default language.
Reach the Language settings page using the below video –
23. How do I turn on the notification light on my LG Stylo 6
Does the LG Stylo 6 have a LED notification light? Unfortunately, No? This is the height of cost-cutting. The alternate notification light is in the form of a Flash Alert.
Learn how to enable flash alerts on the Stylo 6 –
24 . LG Stylo 6 Hide Notch / New Second Screen
The notch can be annoying for a few users. You can hide it if you don’t like it –
25. How to reset network settings on LG Stylo 6
By doing a network settings reset you can fix various network-related issues including the Wifi & Bluetooth problems.
Let’s reset the network settings on the Stylo 6 –
26. LG Stylo 6 turn off talkback, data saver, safe mode
Check out the below videos to learn how to turn off talkback, keyboard vibration, data saver, Google assistant button, Safe Mode, etc on the Stylo 6 –
27. Not downloading apps / Where are my Downloads
The old LG File manager with a Yellow icon is missing on the Stylo 6. You can find the downloaded files in the Storage folder or in the Google “Files” app.
Let’s find out the exact location of the File Manager and the Downloads folder on the Stylo 6 –
What problems you are facing with your LG Stylo 6? Share them via the comment section below.