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Default Update 4.0 for lg gt 540


This tutorial is for installing Android ICS 4.0.3 based on CyanogenMod 9 The installation can be done in all the LG GT540 from any phone company.

The newest version:Android ICS 4.0.3 CM9 - Beta 4

---What Works And What Does Not---

At the moment the only thing not working is the camera, and native tethering. Everything else does work.


10/January (Beta 4)
+ Display orange frame repaired.
+ Fixed problems with wifi.
+ New kernel
+ More battery saving.
+ More fluid and smooth animations.

(Beta 3)
+ Fixed, downloading apps from market.
+ Fixed, bug browser.
+ Fixed, haptick feedback.
+ Installed, native ICS Music app.
+ Installed, Goggle native apps.
+ Gmail already works.
+ Fixed, time zones.
+ Better graphics.
+ Fixed, Gallery previews.

---About BackUp Before Install---

>>Do not recommend backup apps because it will change into a completely different version, the better once you have installed Android ICS, download it from the market. .
>>Just do a backup of your contacts (if you do not want to lose and re-enter manually), if you sync your contacts with your gmail or google account is not required to do backup because google is responsible for restoring your contacts list.
>> Make a complete backup of your current rom, this is for if after the installation of Android ICS, you decide to return you to your previous version, restore the backup you just the way you left your previous rom. To make the backup, with the phone on, press the POWER button until appears to turn off menu, select REBOOT and then select RECOVERY, the phone will reboot into Recovery Menu (remember to use this menu is Volume Up = Up, Volume down = down Call Button = Select or Enter, Power Button = Back), select "backup and restore" and then "backup" and wait to the backup is completed, once completed, select "reboot system now" to restart the phone. (the backup is saved in sdcard in a folder called "clockwork", don't delete this folder if you decide someday return you to your previous version)

---Install Android ICS---
Section 1: Only for those who have installed Android 1.6 or 2.1 versions. Section 2: Only for those who have installed Android versions 2.2.x, 2.3.x.

Before any procedure, make sure you have good level of battery. And removed from your SD card folders that say Android, Android Secure, Data.

Section 1

1 - Go to the tutorial and have all of what follows, that is because at the end of the installation, installing the rom, but also install the Recovery that will be necessary to install Android ICS.
tutorial link-
[2/Nov/11] Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread (Swiftdroid) CM 7.1 For LG GT540 [New Method] - Android @ MoDaCo

2. - Once the tutorial provided above, continues in Section 2.

Section 2


To start, download the Android ICS from the link above. Then copy the zip to the SD card (not extract the zip).

A. - With the phone on, press the POWER button until it appears to turn off the menu, select REBOOT and then select RECOVERY, the phone will reboot into Recovery Menu.

2. - Select "wipe data / factory reset" and hit "yes".

3. - Select "wipe cache partition" and hit "yes".

4. - Select "advanced" then "wipe Dalvik cache" and give "yes".

5. - Select "install from sdcard zip" 'then "choose zip from sdcard" and find the zip file you downloaded and select it, finally give "yes".

6. - Hold on to finish the installation, and a message appears that says "Install from sdcard complete."

7. - Select "reboot system now" and restart the phone.

8.-It Ice Cream Sandwich Android you have installed on your LG GT540.

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