Three days ago, my LG G4 model LS991--which I purchased on 7/1/15, so like 6 months ago--shut down and started up on the LG screen, and then never gets beyond. It will then power cycle, and again goes to the LG screen, and then just hangs on that screen until the battery dies.
I have been able to start it in recovery mode, but nothing seems to help. I tried clearing the cache, and even tried to reset to factory settings. Same result--stuck in the startup loop.
I went into a Sprint store to see what they suggested I do. They told me that because I did not purchase the device protection plan, there is nothing they can or will do. They suggested I send the malfunctioning device into LG, and it would probably take between 4-6 weeks for me to get it returned. Even though Sprint recommended this phone to me AND it is obvious I have taken immaculate care of the phone - there are no scratches, not even fingerprints (it has been in a rugged case since day 1). This is obviously a hardware or software problem that must be known by both Sprint and LG.
You would think Sprint would do a little more to help their customers. After all, LG is one of their significant supply chain partners, and this MUST be a known issue.
Any suggestions on how to get this brick replaced quickly, and without having to pay more out of my pocket? It just doesn't seem right.
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correct. no TEP needed for this. but you have to take it into the repair store so they can diagnose it first.
there were known issues with some of the G4's that were purchased prior to Sept 2015. they were being replaced whether you have TEP or not..its in their internal notes.
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I had the same problem with my LG, took into a Sprint store where I received excellent customer service. There was a factory recall on my LG phone. I did have the insurance coverage. Thank goodness...
My phone did this last night. I took it to the store today and they are replacing my phone because it still under warranty. I got my phone July 2015. I love my g3 better than the new g4 I never had any problems out of it. My phone was getting hot while on the charger and freezing up in the last time it froze I pulled the battery out and it's stuck on the boot screen. This sucks!!!
Mine did this last night. I looked over at my phone and it was on the LG life is good screen. Well life is not so good when your phone will not come on. Mine phone is only about 6 months old. I have had phones a long time and I have never had on die on me like this! I have an appointment at the repair center. Let's see what they say. Wonder if this is an issue with the Android update to Marshmallow? Mine just update a week or two ago.
Mine just started doing the same thing today 1/24/2015. After the last update, not sure whats going on with it. kinda [inappropriate word removed] me off as i use it for work and I am currently on-call and my police station.
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I took mine in and Sprint ordered me another phone. I am sure it will be a re-manufactured unit
It is under manufacturing warranty. Which is one year.
I don't have a phone right now as my replacement phone will not be in until next week.
I got mine to boot all the way up once by taking out the battery and putting it back in and then pushing the one button. I did this all day and it came up all the way about three times. Two of the times it stayed on for about a minute, but one time it stayed up about 10 minutes which gave me enough time to check text messages before it shut down again.
I did yhe same with mine. I refuse to have someone elses phone. I am sending mine to lg for repair and i get my phone back.they told me i could use the warranty device they were sending as long as i returned it within 14 days
My G4 just did this today. Stuck in boot loop. Can't pass thE LG screen. I called the sprint store and they said that since I don't have insurance that I would have to go directly to LG for the warranty. I've had the phone for 6 months. What was your process
what is the serial number on your device? or when was it purchased?