Install Official Gingerbread 2.3 Update in LG Optimus 2x P990

Sanjana February 16, 2012 0

There is great news for LG Optimus 2x P990 Indian users which is, they can now avail the new official Gingerbread 2.3 update in their smartphone. LG Optimus 2x P990 smartphone is already available in India with Reliance Mobile. It is to be noted that this is not the beta or leaked version of firmware but is the Official update from LG Electronics. This new official firmware brings in a number of enhancements like some visual changes along with many bug fixes such as better battery life.

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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 to LG Optimus 2x P990 smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other models of LG or in other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.


You must backup all 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. Your computer should have a minimum of 1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM and Windows 2000 or higher and a high speed internet connection of 512Kbps+ is required to download the update. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download USB DriversDownload LG Software Update Tool

Steps to Update Gingerbread 2.3 in LG Optimus 2x P990:

Step-1: Download USB Drivers from the Must Have section and install them to your computer. Male sure that the phone is not connected to the computer at this time. After the drivers are installed connect the phone to the computer via USB cable obtained at purchase time.

Step-2: Next download LG Software Update Tool and open it in your computer to run it. Follow the on screen instructions to update the phone with the latest Official Gingerbread 2.3 version. During this updation process do not disconnect the USB cable else you might block your phone.

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Thus you can easily update your LG Optimus 2x P990 smartphone with the Official Gingerbread 2.3 version by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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