What Is LG IMS? “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped”: How to Fix this Problem?

What Is LG IMS: There are many people who are confused about LG IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) related issues and don’t know the actual procedure to solve the problem effectively. Among three major issues, the “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped” is one of them which many users want to solve. Below here we will be discussing all the three LG IMS-related issues along with their solution.

What Is LG IMS?

LG IMS is basically a framework that is in charge to provide a number of services. Among these, few major services delivered by LG IMS consist of Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE), Wi-Fi calling, and more.

One must take note that this framework is not only meant for LG devices only, therefore, some other devices from different manufacturers also use this framework as well. However, when it comes to LG devices exclusively, the framework’s package name is com.lge.ims, and it will not be a surprise if you see it running in the Android system apps.

What Is LG IMS

What Are The Common LG IMS Issues Reported By Users?

Even though there are a number of LG IMS issues that are reported by the users, but below here we will be discussing the three most common ones which are usually faced by the users.  The two of these are not even big issues and can be sorted out easily as it is related to the usual working of the framework. However, there’s one known issue that is caused by LG IMS and that is “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped.” Below here we will be describing all three issues for you.

High Battery Use

It is the most common misconception among the users, who think LG IMS is being responsible for high battery usage, but in reality, it is not. We have also described this above, the LG IMS is only responsible for delivering a number of services such as Wi-Fi calling. Most people get this wrong idea because whenever they check their battery usage, they see IMS (com.lge.ims) at the top of the list of apps. Due to this, they think the app is consuming a high battery and that’s why it is draining very fast. However, it might be due to using the phone generally for VoLTE or Wi-Fi calling.

Automatic Location Turning-On  

This is another concern that users have regarding LG IMS thinking that it is an issue, but this is how it functions. It doesn’t matter which device you are using, but IMS can turn on the location services in order to locate your location so that it can use that information for uninterrupted Wi-Fi calling. You can understand this with this example: If your device has disabled Android Emergency Location Service (ELS) then at the time of contacting emergency services, it won’t be able to share your location when. However, your carrier may share the location at the same time.

What Is LG IMS

Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped

The “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped” is an LG IMS issue in the form of a message that keeps on popping up on your devices such as the LG G series, Stylo, LG wing, among many. At times, this message will be displayed sometimes, but in some cases, it keeps on popping up without frequent stops. Because of this interruption, you won’t be able to use your device properly. There is no exact reason for this issue therefore, it is hard to explain. But, we do know how to fix it if LG IMS starts causing interruptions like this. Below here, we are going to provide you some solutions with the help of which you can sort out this issue.

“Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped”: How to Fix this Problem?

Here are some methods which the users can follow in order to fix the “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped” problem.

1) Uninstall Apps That Are Recently Updated Or Installed

There are some cases when LG IMS message starts popping up when you have updated or installed any app in your device. So, if you want to sort this interruption caused by LG IMS, you have to uninstall that application. For this, go to your device settings and check the list of apps that you have installed or updated recently. As soon as you uninstall it, the message may stop popping up.

2) Disable LG IMS

Disabling LG IMS can interrupt the use of using VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling on your device. However, from all the methods, if nothing has worked then you can try this technique. If you don’t want to opt for this method, then you can choose other given options as well.

  1. Start the process by dialing 277634#*# and go to the hidden menu
  2. Click on Field test, then Modem settings, and then to VoLTE on/off.
  3. After this, you have to disable IMS and then restart your device to finish this method.

3) Change IP Version

If in case the first method didn’t stop the “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped” issue then you can try this another technique. In this method, you have to change the IP Version of your device and for this, you have to use a hidden menu. Follow these steps to do the same:

  1. First, you have to go to the hidden menu, and for this dial 277634#*#.
  2. There you will find an option “IP Version,” click on that.
  3. Now, you have to change the setting, so convert it from IPV6V4 to IPV4V6.
  4. If that dialog box again pops up, you can click on the flight mode and then disable it as soon as your hidden menu settings are finished.

4) Install Custom or Stock ROM

It might be a complicated process for some people, but you can use this method if you don’t want to follow the above-listed processes. You can choose any from custom and stock ROM, but our recommendation will be stock ROM. However, if you choose custom ROM, then Google ‘How to flash custom ROM on….’ adding the name of your device. Follow the instructions and complete the procedure.

5) Factory Reset

This might be your last option if you want to face “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped” again. Go to the settings of your device and go to ‘Backup & Reset option and click on Factory Reset.

Important Note: If you opt for this method, this will delete all the data permanently that is stored in your device. Therefore, you must back up important files and data from your device before confirming factory resetting.

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