LG Optimus One P500 – Tutorial to Update Gingerbread 2.3.4

Sanjana December 30, 2011 0

All those LG Optimus users who have already rooted their Optimus One P500 smartphone its time they updated their phone with Gingerbread 2.3.4 Package. Others who haven’t yet rooted their smartphone can also update their phone with Gingerbread 2.3.4 Package but first of all they need to root and install custom recovery image and then proceed with the updation procedure.

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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. This updation procedure is only applicable to LG Optimus One P500 phones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.


You ought to backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will enable you to 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 Gingerbread 2.3.4 PackageDownload ROM Manager

Steps to update LG Optimus One P500 with Gingerbread 2.3.4 Firmware:

Step-1: Download Gingerbread 2.3.4 Package from the Must Have section to your computer then connect the phone to the computer via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time. Do not modify or rename the files after downloading the files to your computer as there is a high probability that you might raise issues regarding updation since the file may not be recognized.

Step-2: Disconnect the USB Cable then download ROM Manager application from the Must Have section. Open ROM Manager and choose the option called “Backup and Restore” then select “Backup Current ROM” so that the image of current firmware will be backed up.

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Step-3: After ROM is backed up, power off the phone to enter into recovery mode by pressing the “Volume Down + Menu key and holding both simultaneously press Power button to turn on the device in Recovery mode. If the device boots in normal mode try to enter into Recovery mode multiple times using the correct key combinations.

Step-4: In Recovery mode clear all the cache present in your phone by selecting the option of “Wipe” or “Wipe Cache Data”. Now you will again land in Recovery Mode screen after clearing all the cache.

Step-5: Select the option of “Flash zip from SD Card” with the help of Volume buttons then press Power button and select the file named as “LGOptimusONE_P500_2.3.4.zip”. As soon as you select the file the firmware updation process will commence and after around 5mins the process will finish.

Step-6: After the firmware is successfully applied, the device will restart automatically or will again land up in Recovery mode again. Select “Power Off” or “Reboot system now” according to the options displayed in screen. In case you chose “Power Off” option then you have to turn on the device after manually pressing the Power button.

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Thus you can successfully update Gingerbread 2.3.4 firmware in LG Optimus One P500 by following the steps mentioned above.

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