How to Wipe the cache partition on LG Optimus M

How to Wipe the cache partition on LG Optimus M

If your LG Optimus M is not working correctly, you may need to master reset it and also clear the cache partition.
These two resets clear different parts of the LG Optimus M storage. Unlike a master reset, wiping the cache partition does not delete your personal data.

To wipe the cache partition, follow next steps:

Turn off the LG Optimus M.
Press and hold both Volume Up and Volume Down keys at the same time.
Press the Power key only until the phone vibrates once, then release only the Power key.
Continue to hold the Volume up and Volume Down keys until the Android System Recovery screen appears.
Press the Volume Down key to highlight wipe cache partition.
Press the Home(GB only) or Power(ICS only) key to select.
Make sure Reboot System Now is highlighted and press the Home or Powerkey to reboot.

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how to block calls on the LG Optimus M

You can block unwanted calls through services offered by your phone company or with devices you can buy separately.
Learn how to block unwanted calls from a number,follow these steps:

Note: To block any incoming call that is not added to the reject list, touch the red Phone icon and drag it to the left. To block the call but provide a message, touch Reject call with message and drag up.

1. From the Home screen, Touch Phone.
2. If necessary, Touch Keypad.
3. Touch the Menu key.
4. Touch Call settings.
5. Touch Call rejection.
6. Touch Auto reject mode.
7. Touch the ‘Auto reject mode’ Switch to enable.
8. Touch Auto reject list.
9. Touch Create.
10 Enter the number you want to reject.
Note: You can also Touch the Contacts icon to select contacts in your logs or contact list.
11. Touch Match criteria.
12. Touch one of the following options:
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13. Touch Save.
14. If desired, Touch to select the Unknown check box to block unknown callers.
Note: You will receive a message notifying you when a call has been rejected.

Learn how to Unblock a number

To allow incoming calls from a number you previously blocked, follow these steps:

1. From any Home screen, Touch Phone.
2. If necessary, Touch Keypad.
3. Touch the Menu key.
4. Touch Call settings.
5. Touch Call rejection.
6. Touch Auto reject list.
7. Touch to clear the check box next to the number you want to temporarily remove from auto reject.

How to configure a Proxy Server on my LG Optimus M

How to configure a Proxy Server on my LG Optimus M

Many times we use my LG Optimus M at my friends WiFi network.We dont think of the implications caused due to our usage of other entities networks.However, the administrators of other network can gather highly valuable information regarding your website visits /application usage through their network monitors/Sniffers.We can use proxy for internet on a PC then, why not for our beloved LG Optimus M ?

Use the following steps to set the proxy server for a wireless network connection:

1. Ask the network administrator for the information of the proxy-server.
2. Open the Applications tab and click Settings.
3. Click Wireless & networks.
4. Make sure the wireless network is enabled, and connected to the network for which you want to set the proxy server.
5. Click Wi-Fi settings.
6. In the list of available networks, Click and hold the network to which you are connected, until a menu shows.
7. Click Modify Network.
8. Click Proxy Settings, and then Manual.
9. Enter the Proxy hostname, and the proxy port number. Optionally, under Bypass proxy for, you can enter the domain names for which the proxy does not need to be used, typically intranet websites in a corporate network.
10. Click Save.Try the proxy server for a wireless network connection.

how to screenshot on LG Optimus M

Taking a screenshot on the LG Optimus M is as simple as pressing buttons or swiping the screen.
As with most Android phones, you can take a screenshot on the LG Optimus M using the physical buttons on the phone.

Most Android phones that supports screenshots uses one of these methods:

1. Hold down the the Power and Home buttons at the same time.

2. Hold down the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time.

Note:
Some phones will make a camera shutter sound.When hear the camera shutter sound indicating that the screenshot has been saved.

Since the introduction of the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Android operating system, any device can take a screenshot of what is currently being displayed.

Other Options
The older android devices (with Android 2.3 and below OS) werent capable of taking screenshots.

Where no native method exists for taking screenshots on the LG Optimus M, you have a few options.

1) See if your LG Optimus M supports one of the screenshot apps searched in the Play Store such as: No Root Screenshot It, Screenshot Ultimate, or Screenshot UX, and read their instructions carefully.

2) You can also root your LG Optimus M using Googles Android SDK (Software Development Kit). This then enables the ability to capture screenshots. Non-techies may find this difficult and risky.

How to block SMS and MMS messages on the LG Optimus M

How to block SMS and MMS messages on the LG Optimus M

To block incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) or mark them as spam on LG Optimus M, follow the steps below:

Using a text or picture message from the spam number
1. From the LG Optimus M Home screen, Click Messaging.
2. Touch and hold on the conversation thread from the number you want to block.
3. Click Register number as spam and then Click OK.

Using the Settings menu
1. From the LG Optimus M Home screen, Click Messaging.
2. Click the Menu key.
3. Click Settings.
4. If necessary, Click Spam settings to select the check box.
5. Click Register number as spam.
6. Click the + icon (plus sign).
7. Manually enter the number or Click the Contacts icon to search your contacts list.
8. When finished, Click Save.

Unblock messages from a number

To allow incoming text or picture messages (SMS or MMS) from a number you blocked, follow these steps:

Using a text or picture message from the blocked number
1. From the Home screen, Click Messaging.
2. Touch and hold on the conversation thread from the number you want to block.
3. Click Remove from spam numbers.

Using the Settings menu
1. From the Home screen, Click Messaging.
2. Click the Menu key.
3. Click Settings.
4. If necessary, Click Spam settings to select the check box.
5. Click Register number as spam.
6. Touch and hold on the desired number and then Click Delete.
7. Click OK.