Quick Pre Requisistes:
There are some quick list of pre requisites which you need to follow so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get messed up in the process of firmware update.
- In the due course of this updation process, there is a possibility of corruption or deletion of data present in your phone. So, it’s always better to create a backup of the data which is there in your phone so that we can restore back the same if any data is lost or corrupted.
SMS Messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts Stored in Phone Memory – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Videos, Images, Videos & Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- After this charge your phone to the minimum of 90% so as to avoid from the battery calibration issues. Higher the battery life, higher will be the chances of you experiencing the better battery backup after the firmware update.
- Enable USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging” as shown in the below image.
- Close all the tools in your computer like Antivirus, Firewall and LG PC Suite in your computer as these tools may interrupt the process of the firmware update as the zip file needs to be transferred into the phone which should be connected in the Mass Storage Mode.
Now, let’s proceed to the next page where we will see on how to apply this update in your phone.