[2022 May] What Is LG IMS? and How to Solve “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped”?FIXED

Hi Everyone If you are Here to know about  What Is LG IMS you are at right place we will guide you and solve all your confusion related to LG IMS. Here in this article, we will explain all your queerys related to kw  its actual meaning.

We will definatly solve your confusion regarding  how you can fix the “LG IMS has stopped issue.” In this upcoming article We have also answerd some of the popular and  frequently asked questions which is asked  by users.

lg ims meaning

If you think that LG IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) is only used by lg smartphones you are wrong… not only lg other companies also use this because this is used for delivering services like (VoLTE) which means”Voice over Long-Term Evolution ” and (Wi-Fi calling).


In LG devices android phones, the package name of this framework is com.lge.ims, and In Android system apps you can see this in running mode and itis okey to see this i am going to explain you further why you get this error “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped.” and how can you solve it easily keep reading further.


LG IMS common Issues

The main issue reported by users about  LG IMS is “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped.”

and the secondary and not that much important issues are related to battery drainage and location turns on automatically now Below we will cover the most common issues caused by LG IMS. 

1. Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped

This is the main issue regarding LG IMS where user see a pop up message on his devices like the LG G series, Stylo, LG wing etc. Sometimes this message  it pops up suddenly and gone but sometimes it just does not stop and you cant normally access your device. This issue stop us for working normally  the exact reason why the LG IMS starts malfunctioning is not yet clear, but we will assure you the solution regarding this in upcoming section . 

2. High Battery Usage

Many users complain about, LG IMS is responsible for high battery usage, But as we know that this is a programming thing and it is a framework that is responsible for Volte services like Wi-Fi calling. When people see IMS (com.lge.ims) in the battery usage section on topmost place , they keep thinking that the kw is draining the battery, but in reality, it could be because of using phone mostly for VoLTE or Wi-Fi calling.

3. Location Turning on Automatically 

If you are using wifi calling and volte service No matter what network  you use or  what device you use, The IMS service is able to turn on the location services to locate you awhenever youuse that info for Wi-Fi calling without interruptions. In any case Android Emergency Location Service (ELS) is disabled on your device or unavailable in your country your network may share the location whether your device share or not


How to fix “Unfortunately, LG IMS Has Stopped” Problem?

This error can be solved forsure if you try one of the below solution we are trying to cover all the solutions of kw so that for you  one of them hopefully will work. 

Method 1) Uninstall Recently Updated/Installed Applications

One of the method may work for you is when you have recently install any app which may not compatible with device or update any application which may not support the frame work. so the solution regarding this is to find all the installed apps in settings

after you get the list you can check if there is any app that you installed or updated recently. you can remove the update or uninstall the recent application Once done, the message issue may stop. Sometimes the LG IMS dialog may start showing  after updating or installing apps.

Method 2) Change the IP Version Using the Hidden Menuod 

One othe method is to change your ip version . here we are telling you step by step solution 

  1. firslt Go to the hidden menu by dialing 277634#*#.
  2. then Find and tap on “IP Version.”
  3. after this Change the setting from “IPV6V4” to “IPV4V6.”

if you keep watching on screen “Unfortunately LG IMS has stopped” , you can enable the flight data mode and disable it the after you complete  hidden menu settings. 

Method 3) Factory Reset Your Mobile 

This is the solution which Most people avoid  because of  loss of the data and we have to setting up the device again, but if you cannot fix the kw  you can try  factory reset and hopefully, kw will not appear again.

Note: Factory data reset can permanently wipe your data so before you reset your device, we will recommend you take backup of all your data so that it will not erase .

For  factory data reset Android devices methods one is by using side button and easy one is through device settings. here  we have mentioned how you can reset your device by using device settings, please keep in mine that factory data reset will erase all your data and format your device completely so dont forget to take backup 

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select General tab 
  3. Now touch onBackup & reset.
  4. And Tap on Factory reset to start the process. 
  5. You will be asked again to continue the process or cancel
  6. Tap on continue
  7. Once completed your device will restart
  8. And hopefully the lg ims error is gone


Method 4) Disable the LG IMS 

we all know that  LG IMS is used for  VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling. So one of the solution is to disable these servises and not use it by using following steps mentioned below. 

  1. At first Go to the hidden menu by dialing 277634#*#.
  2. Tap on Field test 
  3. Click Modem settings 
  4. Then check VoLTE on/off.
  5. Now disable IMS and restart your phone.

Method 5) Install a Custom or Stock ROM

Now this method is a littile complicated for people who doesnt have technology related knowledge that how to install a custom or stock ROM. It’s up to you that you want to flash,or stock Rom. If  stock ROM, you can follow the steps described in the video that will surely help. 

Is LG IMS a spy app?

No, neither it’s a spy app nor has anything to do with hacking. It is a framework responsible for Wi-Fi calling and more. 

Is LG IMS a Spyware?

No, LG IMS is not Spyware, some people consider it Bloatware, but they are wrong too. 

There are several factors that affect the efficiency and performance of the computer. For solving errors we should always consider the reason behind the error. It will provide how to solve that error, without understanding the reasons It is difficult to solve any problem. In this article we have discussed general ways to solve”unfortunately lg ims has stopped error, after applying all the methods we have discussed above in the article, you are unable to correct error unfortunately lg ims has stopped you should take the help of an expert.

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