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Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for LG Optimus 2X now available

Finally. After all the waiting, LG Optimus 2X owners can upgrade their phone to Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). LG Philippines just announced today that the upgrade is now available for their dual-core Optimus 2X. Just go to your phones update settings to check for the update, hopefully you didn’t root your phone while waiting for this one.


Here’s how you can update your phone to Android 2.3 OS:

  1. Visit the LG Mobile homepage (http://www.lg.com/)
  2. On the map, choose your country
  3. Select “œSupport > Mobile Phone Support”
  4. Find the model number of your phone.
  5. Click on and install “œWINDOWS USB Driver”
  6. Click on “œSoftware Update” and execute the “œ.exe” file. The LG Mobile Support Tool will be installed automatically.
  7. Connect your smartphone to the PC using the USB Cable
  8. Click on “œStart Updating”. Note: The “œStart Updating” button will be activated only if there is new software available
  9.  After completing the upgrade, unplug the phone.

LG Philippines also said that the update for their other premium phones, Black and Optimus 3D, is coming soon. Well they’ve been saying that since forever but with the Optimus 2X upgrade, that for the other two phones will be imminent.

Next step? Ice Cream Sandwich but that’s for next year. Have fun with your Gingerbread first. Hit the comments how your upgrade went and if there’s any noticeable difference.

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  • droly23hp

    i snobbed the LG-Optimus 2x and instead picked up the stock Nexus S and currently running beta version of Android 4.0 on it

  • Justin

    anong diprensya kung rooted ang phone kung i-update sa gingerbread?

    • pag rooted baka di marecognize na may update na available.

  • oady


    Upgrade completed!! No problems

    Thanks LG for my 2x

  • aze

    now I consider optimus 2x.

  • edreed

    ano ang mga improvements pgkatapos ng gingerbread update sa optimus 2x?

    • well dapat may performance improvement kahit papano pati battery life improvement.

      • edreed

        kaya mas nice if my mg post kng ano mga improvements sa mga nka.update na sa gb at ano ung mga problems pa din, lag pa dn ba, pra mkatulong nmn sa mga balak sna bumili ng phone na e2 dhl sa tingin q e2 yung pnkamura na dual core eh, maliban sa cherry mobile lines

  • Jo Narca

    Can’t seem to download the 2nd exe file. 🙁 Anybody here having the same experience? 🙁

  • Nice. Can’t wait for the ICS upgrade though!

  • jun

    pwede ba yan sa korean model na su-660?

  • KeiHiroshi

    help naman po, di ko kasi mapagana ng maayos yung LGMobile Support tool. my phone is running on android froyo and I’m trying to update it to gingerbread. Everytime na ikakabit ko siya sa usb eto laging lumalabas

    “The Cell phone is the latest version already. So you don’t need to update.”

    Pero kapag nirestart ko yung fone ko and sinubukan kong patakbuhin upon start up nung fone, nakikita nyang meron bagong software update. Pero kapag triny kong iupdate yung software nya, after checking biglang hihinto ulet yung update at di na tutuloy. Help naman po. Thanks!

    • baka nagtitimeout? mabagal net maybe?

  • so bro gusto ko lang sana itanong kung yung rebooting tska freeze problem/bug ng optimus 2x e na ayos na??

    • most probably… sakit ng froyo yun eh.

  • tracyrn

    NICE!!! Upgrade completed..:) Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread na ung LG Optimus 2X koh.,hehe..:) wla nman msyado problema., mejo mtgal lng ung pgdodownload ng files before update.,hehe..:D peo all in all, auz na cia ngaun..:) Tnx guys..:D

  • revz b

    mine didn’t work. the start updating button is disbabled. can someone tell me what’s happening?

  • Marky

    tol bat ayaw mg update?

    sabi “Disconnected. Please connect your phone”
    ginawa ko na pero ayaw parin. tskk. tulong naman please.