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Topic # 112664 16-Dec-2012 23:06 Send private message

Hey There,

Ive been recently trying to update my p500 to the 2.3 upgrade that was made available last year but every time i run the lg mobile support tool i get the error "The Cell phone is the latest version already. So you don't need to update." It also tells me my version is V10B.

I anyone knows any reason this would be happening or solution to this help would be greatly appreciated.

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  Reply # 733316 16-Dec-2012 23:17 Send private message

Um.... kinda to the obvious question sorry, but are you sure your phone isn't running the latest firmware version already?...

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  Reply # 733317 16-Dec-2012 23:23 Send private message

Mine shows V20c for 2.3.3. To OP, sorry can't remember if there were any special tricks to upgrading... I don't recall any so I don't think so.



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  Reply # 733320 16-Dec-2012 23:32 Send private message

Im running 2.2 at the moment. It should just be a simple plug in press a button then update is what every site says but its not co-operating.

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  Reply # 733331 17-Dec-2012 05:59 Send private message

What branding does your phone have? Are you sure 2.3 was released for that particular model?

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  Reply # 733445 17-Dec-2012 11:31 Send private message

Mine's a Telecom one with 2.3.3 v20e.

I tried updating it with the LG PC utility but it trashed it. Took it back to Telecom and they got it updated to the above version under warranty.

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  Reply # 733777 17-Dec-2012 18:01 Send private message

Try Cyanogenmod instead. CM 7.2 (Android 2.3.7) is very stable, not sure about the later versions. http://www.cyanogenmod.org/devices/lg-optimus-one

This is a good install guide:
http://www.manast.com/2011/05/how-to-install-cyanogenmod-7-1-android-gingerbread-2-3-on-lg-optimus-one-p500/

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