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How to Fix 'LG Bridge Not Connecting' Problem?

LG Bridge is specially designed by LG, which is used to backup LG phone to PC or Mac and update Android OS for LG devices. However, sometimes your LG phone can't connect to the LG Bridge or LG Bridge doesn't work on your PC or Mac. You may receive the error saying: LG Bridge cannot check the software version, try again; or the LG Bridge keeps saying "Connecting" even though you have already connected your LG phone to it.

Well, no matter what kind of problem you have encounter, there are some solutions you can try to fix them:

Solution 1: Choose MTP Mode on Your LG Device
Solution 2: Install PC Driver on MTP Mode
Solution 3: Switch to Another USB Port
Solution 4: Update LG Bridge to Latest Version
Solution 5: Alternative Way to Back Up LG Phone Data

Solution 1: Choose MTP Mode on Your LG Device

Step 1. Open your LG phone, tap Settings -> General -> Developer options. Check whether you have enabled USB debugging. If you don't know how to do that, you can check this guide: How to enable USB debugging on Android.

Step 2. Connect LG phone to a computer via USB, tap MTP mode on the notification.

Step 3. Launch LG Bridge again and then you will find it can detect your LG device now.

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Solution 2: Install PC Driver on MTP Mode

Step 1: Connect your LG phone to LG Bridge on computer and go to the notification center on your LG phone.

Step 2: Choose Media device (MTP) and go to the top right corner to click the three dots icon.

Step 3: Finally to select the option Install PC programs.

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Solution 3: Switch to Another USB Port

People just find that when they try different USB ports, the devices are successfully connected and detected by LG Bridge. Therefore, if your LG device can be detected by PC but fail to connect to LG Bridge, you can try another different USB port on the computer to see whether it works.

Solution 4: Update LG Bridge to Latest Version

Many users fix the backup problem after updating the LG Bridge. So, why not have a try?

Step 1: Launch LG Bridge, click Settings -> Check for Update.

Step 2: Update LG Bridge if there is any newer version.

Step 3: If your LG Bridge is already the latest version, you can try to uninstall and re-install LG Bridge. Many users say that the problem is resolved after reinstallation.

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Solution 5: Alternative Way to Back Up LG Phone Data

If LG Bridge is still not working, why not change to a better way to backup your LG phone? Coolmuster Android Assistant is a much easier and more efficient program for LG data backup and transfer.

android assistant

Main Features of the Android Assistant:

- Supports not only LG, but also Samsung, HTC, Sony, Motorola, Huawei, Google Nexus and other more Android devices.

- It supports to backup overall file types, including photos, videos, music, contacts, SMS, apps, etc. from LG to computer.

- It can restore LG backup from computer to any Android phone.

- You can preview data before backing up and restoring.

You can follow the tutorial to back up LG phone to computer easily without LG Bridge.

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