How to Update LG Optimus 2x P990 with ICS Styled MIUI Custom ROM Firmware

MIUI LogoAdvisory: This update should not be applied to the phones which are NETWORK LOCKED DEVICES, if you still continue to update your phone then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.

LG Optimus 2x P990 users can now breathe easy as after so many users complained many online forums of not being spreading proper support for their devices in the form of custom ROMs as well as the Official ROMs, we thought of addressing all your issues by coming out with the articles which will help you to install the custom ROMs. So, on the similar lines, we will check out on you can easily install the MIUI ROM in your rooted LG Optimus 2x P990. Please note that you need to follow all the instructions properly so as to facilitate smoother firmware update.

The best part which LG recently announced is that this phone will be getting an Official update of Android 4.0 ICS which we will be covering as soon as it arrives but it will be coming in FY 2012. Please note that this is not the official release from LG Electronics and is not an official release. This MIUI Custom ROM ropes in the Gingerbread 2.3.7 firmware and is inspired from the Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 firmware as the design and the overall layout matches the most.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your LG Optimus 2x P990.

So before we proceed, let’s get started with the list of pre Requisites which you need to follow followed by which we will check out on what are the steps in the procedure section with which you can update your phone with the latest version of MIUI.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • Before proceeding you need to ensure that your LG Optimus 2x P990 is a rooted phone so that it can accommodate this MIUI Custom ROM.
  • After this, you need to ensure that all the data in your device is backed up so that just in case if any data is lost or corrupted the same can be restored. Please note that you need to follow the below instructions to backup, you need not use the PC Suite to backup as MIUI Rom doesn’t support the PC Suite.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Notes – Manually save the notes in your mail as these will be lost in the process of firmware update
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

  • Disable all the tools like Security SuitesFirewall tools along with the HTC Sync as these tend to interrupt the update process. The APN Settings are located in this path, Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names.

So, assuming that all the instructions are followed which are mentioned above. You now need to proceed to the next page where the procedure is mentioned.

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7 comments

  1. Thanks for this post and install guide. I will hope that this MIUI-ROM are not to buggy ;-)

  2. new link plzzz!!!!

  3. new link plzzz!!!!

  4. You can get it from here

  5. Download link to ROM (miuiandroid_Optimus2x-1.12.23.zip) doesn’t work. Website reports that the file cannot be found.