The common LG K51 queries are How to screenshot, how to close apps, unlock, factory reset, root, block calls, insert sim card/sd card, move apps to SD card, turn on, turn off, bypass google account, etc.
Let’s try to find out answers to all the LG K51 how to queries in this post –
1. How to Screenshot on LG K51
There are 3 ways to capture a screenshot on LG K51.
- The easiest method is using the volume down and power button simultaneously.
- We can also take a screenshot using the quick access icon in the navigation panel
- The 3rd method is using the home touch button shortcut.
Let’s see how to do this with the help of the below article and video –
2. How to close apps on LG K51
To close the running apps we use the square recent apps button. However, K51 uses Gestures for navigation. The navigation bar is missing.
To close the running apps, you can either use the swipe-up gesture or restore the navigation bar. Let’s see how to do this –
3. How to go back on LG K51
To go back on an Android Smartphone, we use the triangular home touch button. On K51, the navigation bar is missing.
To go back to the previous page, you need to swipe in from the left or right edge of the screen. The other option is to restore the back button.
Let’s see how to go back on the K51 –
4. How to Factory/Hard/Master Reset an LG K51
There are 2 ways to Factory reset the K51. You can reset it within the Settings app or using the Volume Down & Power button when locked out.
The below video shows how to restore your K51 when locked out due to a forgotten PIN, Pattern, or Password.
5. How to block/unblock a number on LG K51
On K51, you can get rid of the unwanted callers. You can block a number directly from the call log. You can also add a digit/word filter to block text messages.
Let’s find out how to block & unblock a number on K51 –
6. How to put SD card/SIM Card in LG K51
On LG K51, the SIM/Memory card tray is located on the right above the power button. We need to use a SIM ejector tool to pull out the SIM tray.
Place the SIM & SD card in their respective slots and push back the SIM tray.
The below video depicts the same –
7. How to move apps to SD card on LG K51
LG K51 offers 32GB internal storage space. The actual usable space is less than 16GB. The memory can be expanded with a Micro SD memory card.
However, the apps and games are not installed on the SD card. So, to free up the internal storage, we need to use the adoptable storage feature. We can partition the SD card as internal storage and move apps to the SD card.
Let’s learn the procedure to move apps to the SD card on K51 –
8. How to Scan QR code on LG K51
There is no pre-installed QR scanner app on the K51. I use an ad-free QR scanner app. You can download it from the play store.
Let’s check out how to scan a QR code on K51 –
9. How to turn on NFC on LG K51
I searched for NFC, everywhere on the phone but couldn’t find it anywhere. It’s a shame that K51 misses on such an important feature. LG K40, its predecessor offers NFC.
10. How to Carrier/Network Unlock LG K51 for free
I’ve unlocked my LG K51 MetroPCS for free. You can check out the below article to learn the procedure –
11. How to unlock LG K51 without password/ How to Factory Reset a locked LG K51
If you’re locked out on your K51, it won’t allow you to power off or restart the phone without unlocking the screen.
We need to force restart the phone and use the volume down and power buttons to get access to the Factory data reset screen.
Learn how to bypass the K51 lock screen with the help of the below video and blog post –
12. How to Root/Jailbreak LG K51 MetroPCS without Computer
To root K51 we need to unlock the bootloader via the Fastboot Mode. Is it possible the unlock the K51 bootloader? Let’s find out –
13. How to bypass Google account verification/FRP on LG K51
Are you stuck on Google’s Verify your account screen on your K51? Don’t worry you’re at the right place.
You need to verify with the previously synced Google account when you hard reset the phone using the volume down and power buttons.
Follow the latest 2021 hack to bypass the Google Verification on LG K51 without a computer –
14. How to do a Soft Reset on LG K51
A soft reset fixes most of the common minor issues. It’s nothing but a normal restart. However, if your K51 is frozen, you need to do a force restart.
Learn how to force restart your LG K51 –
15. How to bypass Screen lock on LG K51
Are you stuck on the K51 lock screen due to a forgotten PIN, Pattern or, Password? Don’t worry you’re not alone. We tend to forget passwords.
We need to force restart the phone and get access to the Recovery Mode when locked out. We are going to hard reset the phone via the Recovery Mode.
Check out the detailed procedure as follows –
16. How to get to Home Screen on LG K51
The circular home touch button on the navigation bar brings us to the home screen from any page on the phone.
K51 uses Gestures as the default mode of navigation. A swipe-up gesture from the bottom gets you to the Home screen on K51. If you don’t like Gestures, you can restore the K51 navigation bar.
Let’s find out how to get to the home screen on K51 with the help of the below tutorial –
17. How to connect LG K51 to TV with HDMI/ How to get screen mirroring on LG K51
I searched for the Screen Sharing option on K51, but couldn’t find it anywhere on the phone. We can still mirror the K51 screen to the TV.
Let’s see how to do that –
18. How to change keyboard on LG K51
The default K51 keyboard is the LG Keyboard. The alternate pre-installed keyboard is Gboard from Google. You can also download more keyboards from the Play Store.
Learn how to change the default LG K51 keyboard as follows –
19. How to clear the cache on LG K51
Over a period of time, the cache keeps accumulating in the phone. It eats up the internal storage space. Learn how to wipe the cache partition on the K51 –
20. How to change the language on the LG K51 phone
An accidental language change can be quite annoying. We find it difficult to reach the Language Settings page.
Follow the path as per the below video and restore your default language on K51 –
21. How to do split-screen on LG K51
When in the Gestures mode, you don’t get the square button to view the recent apps. We need to use the swipe-up gesture to get access to the running apps.
To enable the Dual Screen feature, we need to long-press an app icon in recent apps slide and select “Multi-window”.
You’ll understand it better if you follow the below tutorial –
22. How to download & play Fortnite on LG K51
Is LG K51 compatible with Fortnite? Let’s try to install it on our K51 –
23. How to find downloads on LG K51 phone
The old native LG File manager app with the yellow icon is not found on the LG K51. We need to rely on the Files app by Google or the Storage folder in the Settings app.
Let’s see how to access the Downloads folder on the K51 –
24. How to find IMEI on LG K51
There are 4 ways to find the K51 IMEI.
- You can use the dialer code *#06#.
- Find it in the Settings app on the About Phone page.
- If the phone is in a locked state, you can power off the phone and press the volume up + volume down + power button to turn on the phone. A white screen appears with the phone IMEI & Serial Number.
- The IMEI number is also printed on the lower back of the phone.
25. How to fix keyboard on LG K51
Has your LG K51 keyboard disappeared? If the keyboard doesn’t pop up when required, we need to clear the app data of the LG Keyboard app.
You can also switch to a different keyboard such as Gboard.
Lets’ try to fix the LG K51 keyboard –
26. How to fix sound on LG K51
Is the speaker not working on your K51? In such a case, we need to do the Ring Test via the LG K51 Hidden Menu. Let’s see how to do that –
27. How to get/send GIFs on LG K51
To get GIFs on your K51, first of all, you need to switch to a GIF keyboard such as Gboard. The default K51 keyboard is the LG Keyboard.
Let’s see how to send GIFs on K51 –
28. How to hide apps on LG K51
You can hide apps, photos, videos, and other personal files on your K51. Learn the complete procedure with the help of the below video –
29. How much to fix LG K51 screen/how to replace LG K51 screen
The black screen on your K51 can be the result of a software or hardware issue. Before sending your phone for repair, let’s try to fix it as per the below troubleshooting guide –
30. How to put LG K51 in recovery mode
As the name suggests, the recovery mode is used to recover your phone when locked out due to a forgotten PIN, Pattern on Password.
There are 2 ways to access the recovery mode on K51. Use the volume down and power button to put your K51 into recovery mode.
The recovery mode option is also found on the Fastboot page. You can access the fastboot mode via USB Debugging.
Let’s see how to put our K51 into the recovery mode –
31. How to put LG K51 in Download Mode
The Download Mode is used to flash the stock firmware. If your K51 is bricked and stuck on the boot screen, you can restore it via Download Mode.
Let’s see how to put K51 into Download Mode –
32. How to screen record on LG K51
There is no pre-installed screen recording app on K51. However, we can get a screen recorder app from the Play Store.
I use Kimcy929 & XRecorder for Screen recording on K51. Both these apps offer one-click recording with a navigation panel quick access icon.
Let see how to screen record on the K51 –
33. How to unfreeze LG K51
LG K51 comes with a non-removable battery. So, if the phone is frozen, how can we restart it without removing the battery?
In such a case, we need to force restart the phone using the volume down & power button.
Check out the below video to unfreeze your K51 –
34. How to troubleshoot LG K51
Over a period of time, you can face many software & hardware issues on any Android phone including the K51.
Let’s try to troubleshoot the known K51 issues with the help of the below article –
35. How to change the wallpaper on LG K51
To change the K51 wallpaper, you need to long-press an empty space on the Home Screen. Now, select “Wallpaper & Theme” to set a new wallpaper.
The below video shows the exact procedure –
36. How to connect LG K51 to Wifi
If you’re in a Wifi zone, turn on Wifi using the navigation panel quick access icon. You can long-press this icon to reach the Wifi page.
Tap on the known Wifi network and enter the password to connect to the internet.
Learn the procedure with the help of the below video –
37. How to delete apps on LG K51
We can delete the downloaded apps on LG K51. You need to long-press and drag an app icon toward the top. There you’ll find a delete option.
On deletion, the app first goes to the App Trash folder. It remains there for 24 hours before permanent deletion. If you change your mind, you can restore the app from the App trash folder.
Let’s see how to delete apps on LG K51 –
38. How to enable Wifi calling on LG K51
The Wifi calling is useful in the areas with the weak cellular network coverage. The Wifi calling can be enabled using the Quick access icon in the navigation panel.
The preference can be set as “Wifi preferred” or “Cellular Network” Preferred.
Let’s enable Wifi calling on K51 as per the below video –
If you’ve any queries related to K51, raise them via the comment section below.