At first, please download the tools below and backup your personal data, maybe will delete all your data when hanging firmware. How to backup your LG Fortune? Recommended reading：LG Fortune Manual
#1 Here are the tools must to need.
2. Installing Drivers and Software
2-1: Please install lg phone software tool
2-2: Install drivers from HardReset_LG_Flasher directory, if LG Mobile #2-3: Phone Software Tool start closes it.
2-4: Install LG PC suite
2-5: Unpack HardReset_LG_Flasher.
3. How to Download Firmware
3-1: Next, need to get the firmware for your phone.
3-2: Now, please find the firmware for LG Fortune, don’t yet? check the site lg-firmwares.com to find any firmware that you need.
4. Preparing to change firmware
When you install the lg usb drivers and using the USB cable to connect phone and computer. After phone detected you will see phone model in LG Mobile Phone Software
in our case is LGD855 means the model is D855, software show too firmware version in another corner like in screenshot(in our case D85530B mean firmware version is 30B)
Phone model can check too by www.imei.info page just by write IMEI from phone or in the phone menu.
- Software to work need to replace few files in LG Phone Software Update directory first, need to go to the hidden directory in drive C, depend on windows go to
- Windows 2000/ XP
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Dane aplikacji\LGMOBILEAX\
- Windows Vista/7/8/10
- Windows 2000/ XP
- We need to replace 2 files in this directory
from HardReset_LG_Flasher directory that we got after unpacking HardReset_LG_Flasher.zip file.
Now the ready work are all done, we can start to change firmware in LG phones
How to Changing Firmware LG phone
Please make sure your battery are more than 50%
- Turn on HardReset_LG_Flasher from an unpacked directory
- Next, we select file with firmware that we download before in KDZ format.
3. Nothing more change in software just press button NORMAL WEB UPGRADE TEST
4. After new windows pop up just select UPGRADE START button.
if windows ask for admin right and want turn on LG Phone firmware software press YES
5. Next after moments, new windows pop up with country and lang setting
Warning! After start flashing process you should not disconnect the device from your computer.
6. In this step press Clear phone Software update Registry button(after press wait little to OK message) and in Country tab select Different and language select English and press OK button
- First software will read all info from phone and unpack firmware
- After will reboot phone to download mode and will start to write firmware to phone
- Just wait until you see phone reboot in normal mode and success message in software and after can close software.
That all now you change firmware on your phone without any problem.
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