Full Text Searchable PDF User Manual
REV 1.1 PHL
Compatible with G5 worldwide except
Korea, Canada and AT&T-powered G5
All rights reserved. LG Electronics Inc., 2016
Please read all information carefully prior to
using the LG CAM Plus for best performance and to
prevent product damage.
The LG CAM Plus is a camera grip and extra battery that can be attached to the bottom of
your LG G5.
With the LG CAM Plus, you can use your LG G5 like a digital camera. Use it to take
pictures by pressing the shutter button and zooming in and out. Half-press the shutter
button to use the half-shutter function.
The LG CAM Plus is equipped with a 1200 mAh battery that can be used as an extra
battery when using the camera.
Open Source Software Notice Information
To obtain the source code under GPL, LGPL, MPL, and other open source licenses, that is
contained in this product, please visit http://opensource.lge.com. In addition to the source
code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available for
download. LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge
covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping, and
handling) upon email request to firstname.lastname@example.org. This offer is valid for three (3) years
from the date on which you purchased the product.
Always use genuine products. Only use this product for the intended purpose.
Using or connecting non-genuine products may shorten the product’s lifespan or cause an
explosion. Doing so may also damage the product and thereby voids the service warranty.
If you insert a module that is not compatible with your service provider (for example, a
module bought from another service provider or in an area that is not covered by your
service provider), your device does not operate normally.
Do not disassemble the product or allow it to be crushed. Doing so may cause electric
shock, short circuit or fire.
Applying heavy pressure to the product may damage it.
Some functions of this product may be damaged, or its appearance may be altered or
impaired, if it is bent or crushed and not repaired correctly.
To prevent damage, be careful not to drop the product on hard surfaces or subject it to
Keep the product away from water, alcohol, benzene or other liquids.
Do not use or store the product in extreme temperatures. Do not leave the product in
direct sunlight for long periods of time. Doing so may cause damage or an explosion.
Do not use alcohol, benzene, thinners or detergents to clean the product. Doing so may
cause a fire.
Use a soft cloth to wipe the product.
Do not place the product near metal objects, such as jewellery, keys, coins, nails, or clocks.
If the product short-circuits, there is a risk of explosion.
Keep the product out of the reach of small children and pets. Do not put the product in
your mouth or subject it to severe shock. There is a risk of electric shock, explosion, or
Important Safety Information
Do not connect or insert conductive materials (pieces of metal, pencil leads, etc.) into the
Do not cover or wrap the product with a blanket while using the product.
The product may become hot after long periods of use. Avoid touching the product while
it is hot as it could cause a low-temperature burn.
• Do not dispose of the product as household waste. Doing so may cause a fire or be
harmful to the environment.
For your safety, do not remove this product’s battery.
If you must replace the battery, take the device to your nearest authorised LG Electronics
service centre for assistance.
The li-ion battery is hazardous component which can cause injury.
• Battery replacement by a non-qualified person can cause damage to your device.
If there are any missing components, contact the retailer from whom you purchased the
Some items are subject to change without prior notice.
• The appearance and specifications of the product are subject to change without prior
notice to improve performance.
LG CAM Plus
Some functions may not be available depending on the product specifications.
Camera On/Off Key
Zoom In/Out Key
Battery Level Indicator LED
Inserting the Battery
1 Align the arrows on both the battery and the module and firmly connect the battery
terminals to the module.
2 Align the battery with the lower edge and carefully slide the module back into the device.
Never press the Module Eject Key when inserting the module into the device.
When inserting the battery into the device, make sure the battery is attached to the
Removing the Battery
1 Press the Module Eject Key to partly eject the module from the device.
Module Eject Key
2 Grip the middle of the ejected module and pull it out.
3 Hold the battery and module with both hands and separate them from one another in an
outward arc (as indicated below) to disconnect the battery terminals.
Do not detach the module while it is in use.
Immediately attach the module to the main unit if it becomes loose or detached during
• Be careful to not hurt your hands or fingers when attaching or detaching the module.
Be careful to not be injured by the edges of the product or the module.
Make sure the battery and the module are properly inserted. Otherwise, the product may
be damaged or fail to turn on.
Failing to follow the instructions in this user guide may result in damage to the product.
This product will not operate normally if your G5 and LG CAM Plus are supported by
different countries or operators.
The LG CAM Plus cannot be operated while the USB is connected (data communication
and charging are still available).
If you press the Camera On/Off, Shutter or Recording buttons, the low-capacity battery
in the LG CAM Plus will charge your LG G5 for some time. The charging feature is not
available when the LG G5’s battery is completely empty (power off).
OTG devices that are connected to the LG CAM Plus will not be recognised (OTG is not
The product may not be compatible with camera apps available on online marketplaces.
The LED light turns red when charging. It turns green when fully charged.
After the LG CAM Plus is connected to the phone, the Battery Level Indicator LED will
turn red if the battery level is at 10% or less, and the LED will blink if the battery level is
at 5% or less. (The LED will remain off if it is at 11% or more.)
About Firmware Upgrades
Firmware upgrades are available through CAM Plus Manager, which can be downloaded
and installed from Google Play™ Store (Supported OS: Android™ 6.0 [Marshmallow OS]
Firmware upgrade is also available using the LG Friends Manager app.
Information about Burst Shot feature support
The following Burst Shot feature, which uses the LG CAM Plus, will be made available
through a future G5 software upgrade.
Take continuous shots to create moving photos.
Tap and hold
on the Auto mode screen, or tap and hold the Shutter button on the
LG CAM Plus.
Continuous shots are taken at a fast speed while
or the Shutter button is held down.
SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, LG ELECTRONICS
WARRANTS THIS PRODUCT TO BE FREE FROM DEFECTS IN DESIGN, MATERIAL AND
WORKMANSHIP AT THE TIME OF ITS ORIGINAL PURCHASE BY A CONSUMER, AND
FOR A SUBSEQUENT PERIOD OF SIX (6) MONTHS. SHOULD YOUR PRODUCT NEED
WARRANTY SERVICE, PLEASE RETURN IT TO THE DEALER FROM WHOM IT WAS
PURCHASED OR CONTACT YOUR LOCAL LG ELECTRONICS CONTACT CENTRE TO GET
Any modifications or changes to this manual due to typographical errors or inaccuracies
of stated information shall only be made by LG Electronics Inc.