LG Optimus One P500 smartphone can now be loaded with the latest and official V20G version of Gingerbread 2.3.3 firmware. Please note that in the earlier build for installing the Cyanogen Mod custom ROM firmware one had to be on this V20G 2.3.3 Gingerbread firmware and for all those who are on some other firmware can apply this update. Just in case if you are on V20B or V20C or say on any of the custom Rom firmware you are not happy with, then you can apply this Official firmware.
Disclaimer: We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of applying this rooting process in your device. It is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions to the point which are mentioned in procedure.
Over a period of this article we will be checking out a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware but before that you need to go through the list of pre requisites.
Rooting Info: Applying this update will in no manner be rooting your LG Optimus One. Just in case if your device is pre rooted then after applying this V20G update, the root access will get revoked. If you wished to root your Optimus One P500 on 2.3.3 V20G firmware, then we will try our level best to come up with the rooting article.
Essential Pre Requisites:
- It’s highly recommended to back up the data with the help of below mentioned manual steps so that if the data in your device gets wiped off then the same can be restored manually. Also, a local copy will be stored in your phone.
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”
- Up next, charge left in your Optimus One P500 should be a minimum of 50% so as to make sure that it doesn’t turn Off in the middle of firmware update. Enable the USB Debugging in your device from the Development tools section in Settings so as to connect your device with the computer. Also, full USB rights should be there along with the ADMIN rights in your computer.
So once you are done with the above steps, proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update.