Update LG Optimus G to Android 4.4 KitKat

LG Optimus G E975 is quite old phone now and no official 4.4 KitKat is available for it. But thanks to Android developers for keeping this phone alive by releasing Android 4.4 KitKat custom ROM for it so users can enjoy the latest OS on it. If you have been waiting for Android 4.4 KitKat custom ROM for Optimus G, then the wait is over now.

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Optimus G is a great smartphone which was released by LG last year. This great phone was packed with 1.5GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 13 MP camera with support for 1080p recording and a glass front and back body. One of my friend has been using Optimus G for few weeks now and he is very much satisfied with it. Besides that much great specs, LG hasn’t released Android 4.4 KitKat official software update for this phone.

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Update LG Optimus G to Android 4.4 KitKat

Thanks to developers over at XDA for releasing KitKat 4.4 custom ROM for Optimus G E975 smartphone. Here we will guide you how to Update LG Optimus G to Android 4.4 KitKat.

How to Update LG Optimus G to Android 4.4 KitKat

So before you start installing the Android 4.4 KitKat custom ROM on Optimus G, make sure you have read the pre-requirements.

  • Make sure your mobile is fully charged.
  • You will need to enable USB Debugging on your phone from Settings.
  • Backup all your important data before installing this custom ROM.
  • Last but not least, make sure you fully understand the instructions below before applying them on your phone.

Now in order to start with installation process of custom ROM, first of all download the Android 4.4 KitKat ROM for Optimus G from here. Place that zip file on desktop and connect your phone to your computer through USB cable. Now transfer that zip file to your phone SD card.

Turn your phone OFF and boot it into recovery mode. There first wipe all the data and then wipe the cache. Once done with both, start the installation of 4.4 KitKat custom ROM on your Optimus G E975. When the installation is completed, reboot your smartphone.

That’s it. Now you have successfully updated your LG Optimus G to latest Android 4.4 KitKat using custom ROM.

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