Install Recovery image in LG Optimus Me P350 – Step by Step Tutorial

Sanjana January 23, 2012 0

If you own a LG Optimus Me P350 and already rooted your smartphone then you can now proceed to install the custom Recovery image known as Amon RA GNM 2.2.1. Installing this Recovery image will enable us to make use of custom ROMs such as ICS Android 4.0 firmware. But in order to install the various custom ROMs, you need to install the custom Recovery image.

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We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable for LG Optimus Me P350 smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.

Pre-Requisites:

You must backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download Amon RA GNM Zip file

Steps to Install Recovery image in LG Optimus Me P350:

Step-1: Root your LG Optimus Me P350 first then download Amon RA GNM Zip file from the Must Have section to the computer ad extract it. You will find three files after extraction that are recovery-RA-pecan-2.2.1-GNM-drap.img, flash_image & md5sum.

Step-2: Connect the smartphone to the computer in the mass storage mode via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time in order to process the commands that we will be entering at run time. Enter the command mentioned below in the command prompt so as to check the optional Md5 sum.

md5sum -c md5sum

Step-3: Copy the .img file and flash_image to your SD Card by using the below mentioned commands.

adb push recovery-RA-pecan-2.2.1-GNM-drap.img /sdcard/

adb push flash_image /sdcard/

Step-4:  Now login and remount the system in RW Mode then select “install” flash_image utility by entering the commands mentioned below

adb shell

$ su

# mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock1 /system

# cat /sdcard/flash_image > /system/bin/flash_image

# chmod 755 /system/bin/flash_image

# sync

Step-5: Reboot the phone with the help of commands mentioned below

adb shell

$ su

# flash_image recovery /sdcard/recovery-RA-pecan-2.2.1-GNM-drap.img

# sync

Now flash your phone as there is not enough virtual RAM.

Step-6: Again reboot your phone with the help command given below

# reboot recovery

Thus you can easily update your LG Optimus Me P350 smartphone by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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