How To Update LG Optimus P350 To Android 2.3 Gingerbread

In the due course of this article, you will find the steps to update the LG Optimus P350 smartphone to android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The LG Optimus P350 is a good phone with an affordable price. It comes with many features when compare the other phones in the same price range. It has 2.8 inch TFT touchscreen, 3mp camera, 1280 mAh battery backup etc.

This awesome phone comes with android 2.2 Froyo but now you can upgrade this smartphone to Gingerbread. Just follow this tutorial to get that on your android device. But before get into the actual procedure to upgrade to Gingerbread follow the given below pre-requisites without fail. So, then you would not face any issues while updating the LG Optimus P350 smartphone to android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Let’s begin:

LG Optimus P350

Pre-requirements:

1.I always suggest everyone to take a full backup of your android phone, before try anything newly on the device. Because, you are going to take a risk. If anything goes wrong and you are in safer side; then it won’t hurt you.

2.Backup all your SMS, MMS and Call logs into your Gmail. So, then it will be safe. To know how to do just follow our tutorial on “How to Backup the SMS, MMS and Call logs to Gmail”.

3.Note down the MMS Settings and APN settings of your phone either using backup application or manually by following the path “Settings > Wireless and Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names ” since it is important when you start over again into that.

4.Copy the images, videos, songs and other stuffs onto your internal or external SD card or system.

5.Then check the battery percentage level of your phone and make sure it is not below 75%. If it is below then put them in the charge upto 100%.

6.Next enable the USB debugging mode on your LG Optimus P350 smartphone. Here is the tutorial to know how to enable the USB debugging mode.

So, once you have followed all the above mentioned pre-requirements you are good to go with the actual procedure to update your LG Optimus P350 smartphone to Gingerbread.

Disclaimer : Follow the given below procedure at your own risk. We would not be held responsible for any damage occurring on your device.

Steps to Update the LG Optimus P350 smartphone to Android 2.3 Gingerbread:

1.First download the LG Support tool from here to your computer.

2.Once you downloaded the tool install the same.

3.To update this procedure you will need the USB drivers. So, install them on your computer. Here, is the tutorial to install the USB Driver on any android device.

4.Now, connect your phone to your computer using USB cable and open the LG support tool.

5.Your LG Optimus P350 smartphone model number and version will be display on the tool.

6.Then it will pop up the messages that an update is available for your phone model (i.e LG Optimus P350).

7.Just tap the “Start Updating” button.

8.It will take you to the downloading updates window.

9.While the update process is running, your android device will display a message “Emergency mode” with the yellow background.

10.Once the download was finished, it will automatically install the updates.

11.When it showing the message, remove the USB cable from your computer and remove the battery from your phone and follow the steps.

12.After that reinsert the battery on your android device and connect it to your computer again.

13.Next tap the restart option in the LG Support tool.

14.That’s it! Now, the android 2.3 Gingerbread has installed on your LG optimus P350 smartphone.

Note : This update is not released in some countries and is available only in some countries. If you can’t update your LG Optimus P350 to Gingerbread wait for few months, until this update is available for your country.

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