There are 4 ways to reset an LG K40. Based on the severity of the problem we have to make use of the reset function. The 4 kinds of reset are Soft Reset, Factory Reset, Hard Reset & Network Settings Reset. They all are quite useful in troubleshooting.
Soft Reset & Network Settings Reset does not affect the data stored in the internal memory or SD card. However, the internal memory including apps & games, etc. are wiped during a factory reset / hard reset.
Let’s check them out in great detail with the help of the below screenshots & video –
1. LG K40 Soft Reset / Force Restart – lmx420
A soft reset is nothing but a normal restart. If your K40 is acting abnormally your first troubleshooting step should be a Soft Reset.
To perform a Soft Reset, long-press the power button as shown above.
You’ll see various options on the screen. Select “Power off and restart”.
Now tap “RESTART” and wait for the phone to boot again.