LG Optimus One P500 was launched last year and till then it gains lot of achievements from all over the world. When LG launched this device with Android Froyo 2.2 OS, they said that very soon they will announce Gingerbread update for the Optimus One P500 and keeping up the promise last month they rolled out the Gingerbread 2.3 Update for Optimus One P500 in India via OTA option.
After upgrading Optimus One P500 to Gingerbread, the device owner will able to experience better text editing, Gingerbread Keyboard, More fast and neat interface, better SIP integration that helps to make internet calls easily and also improves the camera drivers.
Getting Started with Optimus One P500 Gingerbread Update:
â€¢ To begin with upgrading Optimus One P500, user need to have a LG Mobile Support Tool, this tool will help to update the device and also to download the latest update available for the same. (The download link for LG Mobile Support Tool is provided below).
â€¢ After downloading the tool, run the tool and in the welcome screen set your country name and language.
â€¢ Now navigate to Menu bar->Customer Support->Application-> Manual and USB Download. From here download the PC sync and USB drivers for Optimus One P500.
â€¢ After downloading both the files, the files will be saved in C: drive under LGP500 folder name (by default).
â€¢ Now disconnect the device, and install both the downloaded files on PC.
â€¢ Again launch LG PC Suite and first of all create backup of phoneâ€™s data to the PC.
â€¢ After completing the sync process, go to Android upgradation point and now the software will auto detect the upgrade process is available for the Optimus One P500 or not.
â€¢ Before beginning with upgrade process, make sure that Optimus One P500 device is charged more than 70%.
â€¢ During the upgrade process, Optimus One P500 will show emergency mode and yellow background, but you need not to worry.
â€¢ Once the upgrade process is complete, it will switched off now switch on the device and it will take upto 10 minutes to restart Optimus One P500 before you start using the all new Android Gingerbread 2.3 OS on it.
â€¢ In the last step, simple wizards will pop-up all you need to do is simply configure it according to your need.
All done, enjoy Android Gingerbread 2.3 OS on Optimus One P500 and in case if you lost any data during upgradation process then simply sync it from the previous data backup. If you face any problem while upgrading Optimus One P500 then please let us know in your comments below.
Download LG Mobile Support Tool from here.