Optimus 2X P990

How to Unbrick LG Optimus 2x P990 Android Phone – Tutorial

LG Optimus 2x LogoBricked your LG Optimus 2x smartphone? Then we will get a Life for your device, all you need to do is to just follow the instructions mentioned in this article and your phone will be back to life.The tool which we will be using has a huge advantage that this comes with the injection of factory Firmware of Stock LG and also for users who have flashed the nVFlash, you can see on how the /lgdrm is empty while originally there are some binary values which are stored. This method which we gonna be checking is one of the great methods and also while Samsung devices generally have the Jig methods in place for bringing devices back from dead, LG devices will be getting the tools of this types.

Note: Despite this brings the device back to the life, the data in your device will still be lost and for which we should not be held responsible. Full credits to the recognized XDA developer ProgMaq who has come up with this workaround. So, let’s get started with the list of instructions which you will have to follow.

Procedure to Unbrick LG Optimus 2x Android Smart Phone:

  • Just in case if your device is semi bricked or if your device doesn’t show the IMEI number, then first thing you will have to ensure is that create a backup of all your data with the help of below mentioned steps and also make sure that the device is left with the minimum charge of 40% so as to make sure that device doesn’t get turned off in the middle of firmware update.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Download the Unbrick tool for LG Optimus 2x from here to your computer Once downloaded, extract the file in your computer with the help of Win RAR or WinZip. After unzipping you will need to connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable and click on the file which is named as “flash.bat” to follow the on screen instructions. After a minute or once the process gets finished, you will see that the home screen in your device will be shown.

So, there you go, you have now successfully learnt on how you can exactly unbrick your LG Optimus 2x Android Smart Phone. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same.




  1. Frank

    November 2, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    This really works unlike other sites on the web.I had a S2 that was bricked searched the web tried other sites that claimed to be able to recover my phone.After three days I came across this site I was skeptical but it works and was able to get ICS 4.1.2 .Everything works and found no problems.
    So whoever created this software a big THANK YOU.

  2. hermann akue

    April 17, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    i can’t see my battery status

    • Pradeep Neela

      April 20, 2013 at 12:43 pm

      what are you getting to see instead?

      • steve miles

        October 21, 2013 at 7:51 pm

        unbrick doesn’t work need to get oput off S/W upgrade moud

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