LG Connect 4G, in which it been specially design for MetroPCS Carrier, is the Android Smartphone by LG that come with touch tablet / touch bar form factor body design. If you do not like a kind of on screen keyboard, but like physical qwerty keyboard for typing a message or email or to make a document, this phone may not suited for you. You can try LG Optimus Slider for Slide Side Qwerty bar smartphone instead. The 4G on LG Connect does not mean 4th generation series, but it do means for Data Networks by MetroPCS Carrier technology that uses 4G LTE along with CDMA Technology (support up to 3.1Mbps EVDO Rev.A)
According to datasheet specification of LG Connects — the download link available on PDF Download section, the MS840 (the series name of LG connect) poweren with Android Gingerbread version 2.2 and has enough powerful processor by using dual core 1.2GHz and has 1GB of RAM (almost the same as SGS2). For Storage memory, there is 4GB eMMC built in memory installed in LG Connect 4G MS840 with additional included 2GB external microSD card (up to 32GB expandable).
Along with Android OS, some of preloaded google applications also installed in this device. Its are including Google Talk, Google Latitude, Google Place, Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Maps Navigation with spoken voice turn by turn direction, YouTube and of course the Android Market for additional free and paid program / applications and games.
LG Connect 4G Owner’s Manual MS840 User Guide & Quick Reference Guide Resume
Now, let talk about the Manuals for LG Connects MS840 and the PDF files which available on PDF Download section. There are four pdfs, Owner’s Manual, Quick Reference Manual, Brochure, and Datasheet. The Owner’s Manual of LG Connects, which usually called as User Guide or User Manual, is the most important file. It consists with two language guidance, English and Spanish. That why the pages are a bit huge; about 440 pages. For the Quick Reference Guide aka QRG, it known well as Quick Start Guide or Getting Started Guide. This QSG aka QRG is the short version aka resume of LG connect 4G Owner’s Manual. Unfortunately the QSG only available for English version.
The picture above is the layout with panel view of LG Connect 4G body with its keys and parts. We are not willing to discuss the picture above. So just avoid it. It just a short help to learn or understand the phone body and keys with its functions. You can read the details on the Owner’s Manual at page 15 to page 17.
Jump to FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) chapter on page 192. You will find a guidance tutorial how you can do a factory reset by using hardware keys combinations. Here are the step instructions you had to follow: Turn off the phone > Press Power Key and Volume Down Keys at the same time > Screen appears > Release Power keys > Use Volume down key to select “Permanently Erase User Data and Reset Setting?” > Confirm with Power key > “Are you sure you want to continue with erase?” > Confirm with Power key once again > Phone Restore progress > Wait till it done!
The same tutorial for Hard / Master Reset just like what we wrote above can be found also on page 44 under Locking the Screen problem: When you forgot your pattern, PIN or password. Performing Factory Reset means that you would lose all the data, including images, photos, videos, documents, audio musics, downloaded applications and games, and more. Back up! Back up before you do it!
For others tutorial such as how to pair the bluetooth, connect to internet via Wi-Fi, using SmartShare, using Facebook, Twitter, or mySpace, using MetroWeb, download applications from @metor APP Store, or set the Alarm, change setting like language and time, please read the manual directly by yourself.
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LG Connect 4G MS840 for MetroPCS Technical Specifications
It has large 4.0 inches display screen. As a touch bar phone, the display uses LCD Capacitive Touchscreen (NOVA) with 16M colors and WVGA resolution for 480 x 840 pixels. The good news is, the screen protected with Corning Gorilla Glass display which would protect the screen from scratch-able material such as your car keys, your nail or else. No worry on handling it inside your pant’s pocket with keys or your penny coins.
As we mentioned before, although this LG Connects only has onscreen keyboard, but you can use a Swype technology to make your typing skill faster than usual. It included with text prediction.
For the multimedia features, the MS840 has 5.0 Megapixel Camera for Video Recording up to 720p HD, has LED Flash, digital zoom, image stabilizer, geotagging, and even smile detection along with Image Editor and Video Editor preloaded. For the Speaker, it equipped with Dolby Mobile technology. DivX, WMV, MP4, 3G2, and 3GP are the supported formats for Video Player, and MP3, WMA, WAV, MIDI, AAC, and AAC+ are the supported formats for Audio / Music Player.
Wi-Fi connectivity for 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Cast for direct transfer, Bluetooth version 3.0 and USB connection also available. If there is an upgrade available for LG Connects software (usually OS), the FOTA aka Firmware Over the air upgrade also supported.
Table of Contents of Owner’s Manual / User Manual of LG Connect 4G MS840 for MetroPCS
Connecting to Networks and Devices
The Phone Application
Limited Warranty Statement
LG Connect 4G Owner’s Manual MS840 User Guide, Quick Reference Guide and Datasheet Specs PDF Download
And here are the tutorial which you can learn how to open and close the back cover case, learning to insert MetroPCS 4G SIM Card, insert included 2GB microSD Card external storage memory, and also assemble, remove, and charge battery.
Btw, you can also refer to the manual help at page 18 to page 20 for further elaboration and details about these instructions.
No more talk. Just download the manuals of LG Connects 4G MS840 for MetroPCS from the links which we gave you below.
- Download Owner’s Manual / User Manual of LG Connect 4G MS840 | Language: English & Spanish | PDF Size: 3.35MB | Page: 415
- Download Quick Reference Guide / Quick Start Guide of LG Connect 4G MS840 | Language: English | PDF Size: 7.16MB | Page: 166
- Download Datasheet Specifications of LG Connect 4G MS840 | Language: English | PDF Size: 586KB | Page: 2
- Download mini Brochure of LG Connect 4G MS840 | Language: English | PDF Size: 592KB | Page: 2