Sound Not Works on LG V490
Fixed – Sound Not Works on LG V490
LG is the best tab but “Sound not working” is very common problem on LG V490 devices. Good news is you can Fix this by yourself within 10 min. First you have to understand what type of sound problem you have then you can easily fix it. Procedure is below, please go step by step to fix “Sound does not works” on LG V490. If you have a Problem, then feel free to leave a comment.
Why sound not working on my tab
- When you dropped the LG V490.
- When you dropped the tab in to the water.
- When tab is infected by some viruses.
- Application error.
- Software errors.
- Hardware errors – this will not be listed here.
Turn on the Sound on LG V490.
Read – root my tab. Make sure whether Sound is turn On or Not through the setting, Most of times this happen who not familiar with their tab. please check whether it is turn ON or OFF. To Check this go to your tab’s Setting. (Steps are Below)
1.Go to Setting page.
2.Go to Sound or Ringtone and notification / Sound & Vibrations
3.See whether Sound is turn on. (fill up Ringtone/ Media/ Notification/ system)
4.If you have option to Choose always Turn On or something then select one of them.
Turn off the tab for 5 min.
This method can help for all small errors of androids. Please Turn Off your LG V490 and Turn ON the tab by pressing Power Button. See whether Sound is Worked or Not. IF not, then Go to below step to Check your tab’s Sound
Restart with Headphone
Restart your tab with Headphone connected. This will change the temporary setting in the LG V490. Setting will set into defaults. But remember, this changes only the headphone related settings. So, perhaps this method also may fix your sound issue.
Go SAFE MODE and Check
Read – What is Stock & Custom Rom? Firmware? Bootloader? you can check your Sound through the SAFE MODE. If you enabled SAFE MODE, then your apps are disabled. So you can Identity whether that Sound error come from the App. IF your tab is Ringing in SAFE MODE, then Go to Normal mode and uninstall one by one and uninstall permanently cause app. If not, perform Factory reset. Dedicated Guide for SafeMode
1.Turn Off the tab by pressing power.
2.Turn On the tab by pressing power
3.When the LG logo displays, press Volume down key until the Lock Screen.
4.Now You are on SAFE MODE
5.Dedicated Guide for SafeMode
Check LG V490 Sound / Speakers
Read– Root my tab. Go to Keypad and Dial #0# to check whether your Sound is OK or NOT. after dialing #0# you are on white tester Screen. Now select Sound/Speaker Box. After tap it, you can hear that your tab is ringing . Also you can check Mic of your tab, Camera, Touch, frequency, Colors
Wipe cache on LG V490
Most of Sound Case happen because tab’s Cache. So you have to delete that Cache from your tab. Don’t worry. There is no big deal or any DATA Lose. We only Delete tab’s Caches. so please follow me step by step. After Restarting, check whether Vibrator is Work or NOT.
we have dedicated Wiping Cache posts. Click here
Please Don’t Turn OFF the tab while Wiping.
1.Turn off the tab.
2.Press and hold the Volume up key, Home key and Power key till appear Android LOGO.
3.Now, you are on Recovery Menu. Choose the “wipe your tab” from that menu.
5.Reboot the tab.
Update is more important thing when using a smarttab. If this error is, error of android OS then Next Update come with Fixed that. So, when you face this kind of problems Update your tab’s Software. When you update your tab’s OS it helps to Increase Battery Life and It speed up your tab too.
Perform Factory Reset on LG V490
Above methods didn’t help? Then Reset your tab. that means, Restore your tab to Factory Setting and this cause to lose all DATA (call logs,photos,videos, SMS history,tab book,Music, mp3,whatapp viber history,and all passwords) on your tab.So, we recommend to get full Backup before perform Factory Reset to your tab. Reset Sound is BIG? Don’t worry ,we have dedicated Reset post. Click here
Reset the tab with Headphone connected. Sometimes this will help to settle the sound error. From this method we expect all settings to be set in to defaults.
1.Turn off the LG V490.
2.Press and hold the Volume up key, Home key and Power key till appear Android LOGO.
3.Now, you are on Recovery Menu. Choose the “factory reset” from that menu.
4. Choose “Yes — Delete All User Data option” by pressing power button
5.After performed Reset, Reboot the tab.
Flash a Stock ROM on LG Device
All of above methods didn’t help? then This is the last one.. When you face this kind of problem, virus affection badly, your last method is Installing Windows again. Stock Rom is like a Windows..There are 2 type of Rom. One is Stock Rom and second one is Custom Rom. If you install Custom Rom it break your Warranty. Stock Rom is Official Rom. we have dedicated posts about flashing Stock Rom to LG tab..
Above all methods and Solutions Didn’t work? It’s mean; your tab has a hardware problem. Because we did all things to fix your tab. No other method for fix your tab. So give it to authorized service center and check and repair it.
Other Sound and Vibrate Related errors
Turn off Vibrate and Turn ON Sound for Calls
1.Go to Setting to Change Sound Setting.
2. Find “Sound and Notification/Sound & Vibration” and tap it.
3.There option called Sound/Ringing and you have to drag that DOT to 10 (full) position. then you can hear sound.. or there is a switch to change the status.
4.unless, Find Sound Mode and change it to Sound Only mode.
No Ringing for Text Messages / Turn On Vibrate for Text Messages.
If you have problem NO Sound when receiving Text messages.. Most times this happen when you Turn off Sound for Text Messages. So you have to Turn ON it again. To do this, you have to go Messages. Make sure that Ringing volume is full.
- Go to Messages
- There are three dots on above messages and tap it
- Now, you can see there is List of options.. Select Settings option
- Find “Notification” and tap it.
- Check for “make sound and show icon in status bar”.
Dropped to water now Sound not works
- Get out it from water as soon as you see.
- Turn off the LG V490 and remove the battery as soon as you get.
- If tab already OFF,Remove the battery.
- Remove SIM card and Micro SD card.
- Clean the tab.
- Put your android tab in a small bag plastic/polythene with rice and seal/tie it and keep it for an one day or two day after that it will be dry.
- Now check whether it is works or not.
- If not, you have to give it to Shop.
Rear speaker Not works LG V490
If actually your LG V490 back speaker does not work, then you are in serious moment Now, But you have to identify whether this error is come from Speaker or not. So, go safe mode and Check it. IF not work then you have to repair. But we recommend you to install Rom. There are two type of Roms. One is Stock Rom and other one is Custom. Stock Rom is official one, so it will not avoid warranty (Link is above).After installing Rom, all Software errors will disappear.
No Sound Comes from Headphone/earphone
This can be happened when your earphone jack port damaged or software or other app error. Most of time,this happened because of Software errors. Best Solution is Follow this post A to Z. Make sure that you should have turn on sound on your player. If you can’t find that then use new player like KM Player or VLC player. (clean your headphone’s jack and port)
I can’t hear anything during Voice Call
Make sure whether “Call volume is full. You can turn on call Volume during call by pressing Volume up key. If actually your front does not work, then you are in serious moment Now, But you have to identify whether this error is come from Speaker or not. So, go safe mode and Check it or use whatsapp, viber or other calling app to check.
If not work then you have to repair but we recommend you to install Rom. There are two type Roms. One is Stock Rom and other one is Custom, Stock Rom is official one, so it will not avoid warranty. after installing Rom, all Software errors will disappear. Most of times, when we update tab , then can be happen this, you had better install previous stock again (Link is above).
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