Go Back   Android Forums > Android Phones > LG Optimus (GT540) > Optimus (GT540) - All Things Root
Optimus (GT540) - All Things Root Rooting, ROMS, Overclocking, etc.

Get excited for the Samsung Galaxy S5! Find everything you need and discuss it in our Galaxy S5 Forum!

test: Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old January 22nd, 2011, 05:46 PM   #101 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by djay3200 View Post
Well with the KDZ you gave me Dan i managed to flash my phone =D
However
<waiting for device>
so i followed your advice but i have been unplugging and plugging for 30 mins and still no luck.
Please help me i'm so close to the end now!
ANYBODY PLZ POST SOLUTIONS =(
Is the phone in fastboot mode? or did you plug it in normally? what version of Windows are you using?

dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old January 22nd, 2011, 05:53 PM   #102 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Praccy View Post
Hi everyone new to these forums and looking to improve my GT540's performance.
Having read the topic and decided to root my phone straight off if only to remove those apps i dont want, and to overclock the cpu a bit.
I must say i'm a bit disappointed to see the development of 2.2 has come to a stop, as i really wanted to upgrade to 2.2 for the apps to SD function.
Are these the only problems that are outstanding so far?
'What does not work: Fm-Radio, Camera (Video in H264/MP4), Codecs (XVID, DIVX)'
So that means the radio and replay of divx dont work? whats the camera info mean? Is that the camera works ok but the video part doesn't?
Also if i was to just root my phone would flash lite work or would i have to go to 2.2 for flash lite to work.
Sorry theres loads of questions but im very interested in giving this a go.

Cheers
1. Overclocking won't work if you've just got a standard 2.1 version from LG
2. If you remove apps that are important to the phone functionality (like any google apps) you could mess up the phone and have to reflash it, causing you to lose your data
3. You can still get apps to SD when you install 2.2 via this thread
4. Yeah, those problems are still outstanding, the Radio doesn't work (there's no radio app even installed), I haven't tried the playback of DivX video's, but I'm assuming they don't work. The camera works fine, it can take images and videos, but the video's will be saved in .3gp format (e.g. the video would be called video001.3gp).
5. I don't think you understand what rooting is, rooting your phone is allowing other applications and yourself to modify and access system files, FlashLite will only work if you install 2.2

Hope this helps!
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to dudeman1996 For This Useful Post:
Praccy (January 22nd, 2011)
Old January 22nd, 2011, 06:16 PM   #103 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 101
 
Device(s): LG GT540 - CM7/SwiftDroid v2.0 M3 @ 600MHz.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 10
Thanked 9 Times in 7 Posts
velocity1uk@gmail.com
Default

Cheers dudeman, i understand what rooting is, i should have made it a bit clearer, if i just root my phone and stay on 2.1 would flash lite work, and thats a NO.
So if i was to flash it to 2.2 i take it all the app market still works ok? and if its just the radio, mp4 vids and the watching of divx movies that dont work i cannt see a reason not to give it a try.
BTW where can you get a copy of flash lite from?

cheers
Praccy is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 22nd, 2011, 06:19 PM   #104 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Praccy View Post
Cheers dudeman, i understand what rooting is, i should have made it a bit clearer, if i just root my phone and stay on 2.1 would flash lite work, and thats a NO.
So if i was to flash it to 2.2 i take it all the app market still works ok? and if its just the radio, mp4 vids and the watching of divx movies that dont work i cannt see a reason not to give it a try.
BTW where can you get a copy of flash lite from?

cheers
Yep, everything works perfectly. There are a few bugs as mentioned in this thread and every now and then when I turn my screen on it shows static for half a second then the lockscreen. But everything works amazingly well, especially when overclocked to 825MHz

FlashLite comes included in the ROM so there's no need to worry about that
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 04:12 AM   #105 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Philippines
Posts: 136
 
Device(s): LG GT540 Optimus - 2.3.5 ENIGMA DEFINITION R3 by Danzano
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

is it okay if i run cmd not as administrator?
rocky7012 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 05:27 AM   #106 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rocky7012 View Post
is it okay if i run cmd not as administrator?
You can try, but I can't 100% guarantee it'll work. But it still should
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 05:45 AM   #107 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Sad

How well does App2sd work on this?

EDIT:
Okay fastboot doesn't seem to work.
holding camera and turning on the phone shows the LG logo then nothing

also i keep getting errors on the phone and cant do anything help!
iRhyiku is offline  
Last edited by iRhyiku; January 23rd, 2011 at 06:14 AM. Reason: help
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 07:14 AM   #108 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 8
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

YAY i did it!!!!
However does anyone know how to overclock to 800 dunno how?
djay3200 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 07:22 AM   #109 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 8
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
How well does App2sd work on this?

EDIT:
Okay fastboot doesn't seem to work.
holding camera and turning on the phone shows the LG logo then nothing

also i keep getting errors on the phone and cant do anything help!
If it shows LG logo then goes to blank screen it is in fastboot mode. If it still does not work you can try this (this is the key combo i used) Volume Up+File Button+ Power (in that order)
djay3200 is offline  
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to djay3200 For This Useful Post:
iRhyiku (January 23rd, 2011)
Old January 23rd, 2011, 07:35 AM   #110 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
How well does App2sd work on this?

EDIT:
Okay fastboot doesn't seem to work.
holding camera and turning on the phone shows the LG logo then nothing

also i keep getting errors on the phone and cant do anything help!
Apps2SD works perfectly and when the phone displays a blank screen after the lg logo, it means its in fastboot mode
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old January 23rd, 2011, 07:37 AM   #111 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by djay3200 View Post
YAY i did it!!!!
However does anyone know how to overclock to 800 dunno how?
To overclock your phone you need to download SETCPU to your phone and install it them drag the slider up to 800MHz
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 09:06 AM   #112 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

So far so good.
Apart from my mobile data speed.. which seems to be really really slow and always seems to be on o.o. it seems really good
Thanks

How do you take screenshots on the phone? thanks
iRhyiku is offline  
Last edited by iRhyiku; January 23rd, 2011 at 10:46 AM. Reason: :/
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 03:46 PM   #113 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
So far so good.
Apart from my mobile data speed.. which seems to be really really slow and always seems to be on o.o. it seems really good
Thanks

How do you take screenshots on the phone? thanks
My mobile data seems perfectly fine.. if you want it to turn off go to Settings>Wireless & networks>Mobile Networks then uncheck Data Enabled

To take screenshots download 'screenshot' from the market
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to dudeman1996 For This Useful Post:
iRhyiku (January 23rd, 2011)
Old January 23rd, 2011, 04:50 PM   #114 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Talking

now got everything up and running and im really happy with it

pics of it:





iRhyiku is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 04:58 PM   #115 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
now got everything up and running and im really happy with it

pics of it:





Brilliant! Btw, what launcher and widgets are you using there? Also, I really like that background :P where'd you get it, I can't find it in the CyanogenMod wallpapers section..
dudeman1996 is offline  
Last edited by dudeman1996; January 23rd, 2011 at 05:01 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old January 23rd, 2011, 05:58 PM   #116 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dudeman1996 View Post
Brilliant! Btw, what launcher and widgets are you using there? Also, I really like that background :P where'd you get it, I can't find it in the CyanogenMod wallpapers section..
ASI widget
Power Control
SetCpu
Task Manager

And the wallpaper


I found a droid wallpaper on Google and coloured it blue.

I think it looks best with the black taskbar:





this is the original:
http://images.dailymobile.se/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/640x480-wallpaper-16.jpg
iRhyiku is offline  
Last edited by iRhyiku; January 24th, 2011 at 05:28 AM. Reason: Fixed some spelling mistakes, added original picture
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to iRhyiku For This Useful Post:
dudeman1996 (January 24th, 2011), Praccy (January 24th, 2011)
Old January 24th, 2011, 04:31 AM   #117 (permalink)
Member
 
Rooferkev's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: England
Gender: Male
Posts: 245
 
Device(s): Samsung Galaxy Ace and Iphone 3gs
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 11
Thanked 27 Times in 23 Posts
Default

Hi

Can anyone tell me what features are still missing from this ?

Thanks
Rooferkev is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 24th, 2011, 09:01 AM   #118 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Philippines
Posts: 136
 
Device(s): LG GT540 Optimus - 2.3.5 ENIGMA DEFINITION R3 by Danzano
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

'fastboot.exe' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

this is what appears when i type in fastboot.exe -w...what the heck is the problem?? and i also cant find the driver needed...i am using windows xp and i have downloadd the link already...please help...
rocky7012 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 24th, 2011, 09:53 AM   #119 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

did you create a folder in the C drive called android?
if you did, you just gotta type "cd c:\android" before you type "fastboot.exe -w"
Or else you gotta type the full directory.. for example "cd C:\Documents and Settings\user\MyDocuments\Android"

And to install the driver, right click on android_usb.inf and press install. If that doesnt work (like mine), then you got to manually do it from the driver setup that appears when you plug in the device. Just tell it to search the "Windows XP Drivers" folder, and it should find it.

my question:
How do I install apps to the SD card? I have enabled it.
iRhyiku is offline  
Last edited by iRhyiku; January 24th, 2011 at 10:27 AM. Reason: added my own question in.
Reply With Quote
Old January 24th, 2011, 09:59 AM   #120 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1
 
Device(s): Lg GT540 CyanogenMod 6.1.2 Android 2.2.1 Overclocked to 806 MHz
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Hi all. I'm new in this forum and I'd like to thank dudeman for the tutorial. I installed SetCPU and the phone is really fast. It crashed strangely once while I was choosing the ringtone and had some problems to get swapper2 running (if I don't want to play Dungeon Defender is not so important, right?) but otherwise everything works just fine by far.

Cheers
Lucinghialo is offline  
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old January 24th, 2011, 10:35 AM   #121 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rooferkev View Post
Hi

Can anyone tell me what features are still missing from this ?

Thanks
It's all in the first post
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 24th, 2011, 10:36 AM   #122 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lucinghialo View Post
Hi all. I'm new in this forum and I'd like to thank dudeman for the tutorial. I installed SetCPU and the phone is really fast. It crashed strangely once while I was choosing the ringtone and had some problems to get swapper2 running (if I don't want to play Dungeon Defender is not so important, right?) but otherwise everything works just fine by far.

Cheers
You don't really need swapper2 unless you wanna play games that require more RAM (like dungeon defender). It crashed that time because not all the bugs have been sorted yet.

Nice to hear everything's good!
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to dudeman1996 For This Useful Post:
iRhyiku (January 29th, 2011)
Old January 24th, 2011, 10:37 AM   #123 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
did you create a folder in the C drive called android?
if you did, you just gotta type "cd c:\android" before you type "fastboot.exe -w"
Or else you gotta type the full directory.. for example "cd C:\Documents and Settings\user\MyDocuments\Android"

And to install the driver, right click on android_usb.inf and press install. If that doesnt work (like mine), then you got to manually do it from the driver setup that appears when you plug in the device. Just tell it to search the "Windows XP Drivers" folder, and it should find it.

my question:
How do I install apps to the SD card? I have enabled it.
To install apps to the SD card, you go to Settings>Applications>Manage Applications then choose the app you wanna move to the SD card, tap on it, and choose 'Move to SD Card'
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to dudeman1996 For This Useful Post:
iRhyiku (January 24th, 2011)
Old January 24th, 2011, 10:44 AM   #124 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dudeman1996 View Post
To install apps to the SD card, you go to Settings>Applications>Manage Applications then choose the app you wanna move to the SD card, tap on it, and choose 'Move to SD Card'
Thanks

EDIT:
Battery life is confusing me.. It was 93% charged. It went down to 20% in 10minutes of transferring apps across bluetooth, I then locked it to try and save some battery. Came back 30minutes later and the battery went up to 60%. why'd this happen?

Also, is it possible to change the lockscreen image?
iRhyiku is offline  
Last edited by iRhyiku; January 24th, 2011 at 05:46 PM. Reason: Question.. again
Reply With Quote
Old January 24th, 2011, 10:33 PM   #125 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Philippines
Posts: 136
 
Device(s): LG GT540 Optimus - 2.3.5 ENIGMA DEFINITION R3 by Danzano
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

after installing the 2.1 europe open rom i cant call anybody...it keeps on force closing...what should i do???
rocky7012 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 03:17 AM   #126 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 38
 
Device(s): LG GT540 running Cyanogen, overclocked to 806mhz
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rocky7012 View Post
after installing the 2.1 europe open rom i cant call anybody...it keeps on force closing...what should i do???
I had this problem with that ROM. I installed the cyanogen mod and everything worked fine. To continue past installing the europe open rom you need to lock your phone before going to the next step.

If you want to stay with 2.1 I would download a different ROM - I installed the Vodafone Australia 2.1 ROM and it worked fine. It doesn't have fastboot though so you can't go to cyanogen from that one.
CowboyDan is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 03:19 AM   #127 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 38
 
Device(s): LG GT540 running Cyanogen, overclocked to 806mhz
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
Thanks

EDIT:
Battery life is confusing me.. It was 93% charged. It went down to 20% in 10minutes of transferring apps across bluetooth, I then locked it to try and save some battery. Came back 30minutes later and the battery went up to 60%. why'd this happen?

Also, is it possible to change the lockscreen image?

I've been having strange readings on battery too. I can't charge past 99% - on the stock 1.6 software it would get to 100% and say 'unplug the phone'... now it just gets to 99% and sometimes even drops to 98% while the charger is plugged in. I guess the battery monitoring code isn't all that good *shrug*

I still get at least 24 hours out of my battery, which is all I was getting on the original 1.6 rom the phone came with.
CowboyDan is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 04:00 AM   #128 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 8
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

i iam struck here for two days
1. if i press the camera key+power key it does not go to fastboot mode, only if i press the volumeup key + power key then its shows download mode (i doono wheather its in fastboot mode or not)

2.if i type the command mode fastboot.exe -w it says (waiting for the device)

iam using windows 7 , all the drivers have been installed

help needed please
azharinshine is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 06:13 AM   #129 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 101
 
Device(s): LG GT540 - CM7/SwiftDroid v2.0 M3 @ 600MHz.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 10
Thanked 9 Times in 7 Posts
velocity1uk@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
EDIT:
Battery life is confusing me.. It was 93% charged. It went down to 20% in 10minutes of transferring apps across bluetooth, I then locked it to try and save some battery. Came back 30minutes later and the battery went up to 60%. why'd this happen?

Also, is it possible to change the lockscreen image?

I would imagine (although im not an expert) that running SetCpu and overclocking your cpu would make the battery life less especially when using cpu intensive processes, possibly causing the battery to get hot and show a lower state of charge, then when cool.


Question, If i install the 2.2 rom and after a while dont like it how do i return to a 2.1 eclair?
ATM running LG 2.1 eclair in the UK on O2.

Cheers
Praccy is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 06:23 AM   #130 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Philippines
Posts: 136
 
Device(s): LG GT540 Optimus - 2.3.5 ENIGMA DEFINITION R3 by Danzano
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CowboyDan View Post
I had this problem with that ROM. I installed the cyanogen mod and everything worked fine. To continue past installing the europe open rom you need to lock your phone before going to the next step.

If you want to stay with 2.1 I would download a different ROM - I installed the Vodafone Australia 2.1 ROM and it worked fine. It doesn't have fastboot though so you can't go to cyanogen from that one.

i did a factory reset and everything became fine....i just realized maybe i should wait a little while longer until cyanogen is completed and free from bugs..i just got frustrated coz i cant get to install the cyanogenmod..
rocky7012 is offline  
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old January 25th, 2011, 08:14 AM   #131 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

I can't enable USB MASS STORAGE.. i cant find the option.
I used to be able to connect to the college computers back when I was on 2.1, but on this, when i plug it into the PC it asks me to install a LG Mobile USB Modem (which I can't for obvious reasons) so how would I be able to use it for just mass storage?
Thanks
iRhyiku is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 10:05 AM   #132 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rocky7012 View Post
after installing the 2.1 europe open rom i cant call anybody...it keeps on force closing...what should i do???
Don't worry about it, just install CyanogenMod and you'll be fine!
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 10:09 AM   #133 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CowboyDan View Post
I've been having strange readings on battery too. I can't charge past 99% - on the stock 1.6 software it would get to 100% and say 'unplug the phone'... now it just gets to 99% and sometimes even drops to 98% while the charger is plugged in. I guess the battery monitoring code isn't all that good *shrug*

I still get at least 24 hours out of my battery, which is all I was getting on the original 1.6 rom the phone came with.
The battery will never charge past 100% that's just how it is. The battery monitor is terrible, even when I was using 1.6 and 2.1, but I've learned the patterns that the charge will go down then appear to go back up again. Not sure why, but it's always been like that for me

I still have at least 24 hours of battery life, even though I'm overclocked to 802 MHz
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 10:11 AM   #134 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by azharinshine View Post
i iam struck here for two days
1. if i press the camera key+power key it does not go to fastboot mode, only if i press the volumeup key + power key then its shows download mode (i doono wheather its in fastboot mode or not)

2.if i type the command mode fastboot.exe -w it says (waiting for the device)

iam using windows 7 , all the drivers have been installed

help needed please
Download mode isn't the same as fastboot mode, If you cant get into fastboot mode by holding the camera button at power on, then you haven't installed the ROM with fastboot or you haven't been holding the camera button for long enough. You must hold the camera button while the phone powers on, the phone will show the LG logo, and then go into a blank screen: this means fastboot is now enabled
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 10:14 AM   #135 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rocky7012 View Post
i did a factory reset and everything became fine....i just realized maybe i should wait a little while longer until cyanogen is completed and free from bugs..i just got frustrated coz i cant get to install the cyanogenmod..
There are only a few bugs in CyanogenMod, you don't need the phone to be on to install it, as mentioned in previous posts, you turn OFF the phone, then hold the camera button whilst powering ON the phone, the phone will show the LG logo, make sure you still hold the camera button then a blank screen: this means the phone is in fastboot mode and you can flash CyanogenMod!
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 10:59 AM   #136 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

Now I'm having problems with the Android Market. I can't seem to download anything, they all say "download paused" any ideas whats causing this? D:
iRhyiku is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 12:27 PM   #137 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 8
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

"Prepare the phone by enabling USB Debugging by going to Settings>Applications>Development>Enable USB Debugging and connect the phone to the computer via USB cable and wait for the drivers to install for the phone."
When I get to this point the drivers don't install the phone
niallmoen is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 01:40 PM   #138 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
Now I'm having problems with the Android Market. I can't seem to download anything, they all say "download paused" any ideas whats causing this? D:
So you've got CyanogenMod on it right? Are you using Wi-Fi or mobile data, if mobile data, do you have signal and configured your APN? Try using Wi-Fi instead of mobile data and the other way round. If that doesn't work, try restarting the phone, if that still doesn't work, try clearing the data and cache for the market (Settings>Applications>Manage Applications>All, then click the market and click clear cache, then try again, if it doesn't work, try clicking clear data then trying again. If none of that works then i guess as a last resort you would reinstall the firmware again. Good luck!

As for the mass storage thing, sorry I missed the post and didn't reply, but when you plug the phone in, it should come up with a window with the Android robot and a USB logo, then underneath it should say 'Enable mass storage' if not, drag down the notifications and click the USB notification.
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 01:41 PM   #139 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by niallmoen View Post
"Prepare the phone by enabling USB Debugging by going to Settings>Applications>Development>Enable USB Debugging and connect the phone to the computer via USB cable and wait for the drivers to install for the phone."
When I get to this point the drivers don't install the phone
What version of Windows are you using?
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 02:18 PM   #140 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 8
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Notsure

Quote:
Originally Posted by dudeman1996 View Post
What version of Windows are you using?
I got it working. I hadn't clicked off the mass storage only.
My problem now is that I dont seem to be able to get the phone into fastboot mode.
"Once the update is complete, your phone will reboot, what you need to do is power off the phone and whilst the phone is off, press and hold the 'Camera' button all the way and power on the phone, make sure you hold the 'Camera' button. The phone will display the LG logo and disappear, then display a blank screen."
When i do this the blank screen does come up but the phone is still on if i press any buttons and will just go to the unlock screen. Has the update not worked or would it be that I am not doing it right?
niallmoen is offline  
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old January 25th, 2011, 02:20 PM   #141 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by niallmoen View Post
I got it working. I hadn't clicked off the mass storage only.
My problem now is that I dont seem to be able to get the phone into fastboot mode.
"Once the update is complete, your phone will reboot, what you need to do is power off the phone and whilst the phone is off, press and hold the 'Camera' button all the way and power on the phone, make sure you hold the 'Camera' button. The phone will display the LG logo and disappear, then display a blank screen."
When i do this the blank screen does come up but the phone is still on if i press any buttons and will just go to the unlock screen. Has the update not worked or would it be that I am not doing it right?
Did you hold the camera button whilst the LG logo still appeared?
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 02:29 PM   #142 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 8
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dudeman1996 View Post
Did you hold the camera button whilst the LG logo still appeared?
tried it again there but the lg logo doesnt appear..when i turn it on, while holding the camera button, the phone vibrates as usual when it turns on. should i keep holding the on button? when the phone vibrates i usually let go of the on button and then the phone just displays a blank screen with the start up sound but no lg logo then after a while the screen turns off. I hold the camera button throughout this.
niallmoen is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 02:59 PM   #143 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by niallmoen View Post
tried it again there but the lg logo doesnt appear..when i turn it on, while holding the camera button, the phone vibrates as usual when it turns on. should i keep holding the on button? when the phone vibrates i usually let go of the on button and then the phone just displays a blank screen with the start up sound but no lg logo then after a while the screen turns off. I hold the camera button throughout this.
Yeah, you press and hold the camera button, power on, and continue to hold it and it should display the LG logo for a few seconds then a blank screen. If it still doesn't work, reflash the phone with the Carphone Warehouse version, it doesn't really matter cause you're gonna replace it with CyanogenMod anyway
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 03:07 PM   #144 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 8
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dudeman1996 View Post
Yeah, you press and hold the camera button, power on, and continue to hold it and it should display the LG logo for a few seconds then a blank screen. If it still doesn't work, reflash the phone with the Carphone Warehouse version, it doesn't really matter cause you're gonna replace it with CyanogenMod anyway
ok I'll try all them thanks
niallmoen is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 03:09 PM   #145 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by niallmoen View Post
ok I'll try all them thanks
Cool, good luck!
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 03:44 PM   #146 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 38
 
Device(s): LG GT540 running Cyanogen, overclocked to 806mhz
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Quote:
tried it again there but the lg logo doesnt appear..when i turn it on, while holding the camera button, the phone vibrates as usual when it turns on. should i keep holding the on button? when the phone vibrates i usually let go of the on button and then the phone just displays a blank screen with the start up sound but no lg logo then after a while the screen turns off. I hold the camera button throughout this.
Try using fastboot anyway. I flashed with the Europe Open ROM and this is the same problem I got.

If you read my post here it should explain everything.
CowboyDan is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 03:46 PM   #147 (permalink)
Member
 
iRhyiku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 164
 
Device(s): GT540 2.3.7 CM7 SwiftDroid SDSL Overclocked to 729MHz with ICS theme and Flash 11.
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 19
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dudeman1996 View Post
So you've got CyanogenMod on it right? Are you using Wi-Fi or mobile data, if mobile data, do you have signal and configured your APN? Try using Wi-Fi instead of mobile data and the other way round. If that doesn't work, try restarting the phone, if that still doesn't work, try clearing the data and cache for the market (Settings>Applications>Manage Applications>All, then click the market and click clear cache, then try again, if it doesn't work, try clicking clear data then trying again. If none of that works then i guess as a last resort you would reinstall the firmware again. Good luck!

As for the mass storage thing, sorry I missed the post and didn't reply, but when you plug the phone in, it should come up with a window with the Android robot and a USB logo, then underneath it should say 'Enable mass storage' if not, drag down the notifications and click the USB notification.
Thanks I cleared the cache and that worked

The USB notifications option don't come up. the phone shows its charging so its connected.
the only thing thats diffrent is a message asking me to install drivers.. i can't/shouldnt need to do that though :/
iRhyiku is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 04:03 PM   #148 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 8
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dudeman1996 View Post
Yeah, you press and hold the camera button, power on, and continue to hold it and it should display the LG logo for a few seconds then a blank screen. If it still doesn't work, reflash the phone with the Carphone Warehouse version, it doesn't really matter cause you're gonna replace it with CyanogenMod anyway
I tried all this but no luck. Tried with the carphone warehouse version but said "extract file error". then tired 2.1 fastbook.kdz and it worked but the same problem with fastbook not coming on. any help would be very helpful.
niallmoen is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 04:24 PM   #149 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by iRhyiku View Post
Thanks I cleared the cache and that worked

The USB notifications option don't come up. the phone shows its charging so its connected.
the only thing thats diffrent is a message asking me to install drivers.. i can't/shouldnt need to do that though :/
Brilliant! Yeah you need to install the drivers before you can enable mass storage. Kinda stupid :|
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old January 25th, 2011, 04:25 PM   #150 (permalink)
Senior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
dudeman1996's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,276
 
Device(s): HTC Wildfire S, LG GT540 Optimus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 22
Thanked 264 Times in 190 Posts
Send a message via MSN to dudeman1996 ivanandroid96@gmail.com
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by niallmoen View Post
I tried all this but no luck. Tried with the carphone warehouse version but said "extract file error". then tired 2.1 fastbook.kdz and it worked but the same problem with fastbook not coming on. any help would be very helpful.
Try redownloading the ROM again from here 4shared.com/file/yvcFHxeY/ukf.html
dudeman1996 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply
Tags
android 2.2, cyanogen, cyanogen 6, cyanogenmod, gt540 cyanogen 6.1.2, lg gt540


Go Back   Android Forums > Android Phones > LG Optimus (GT540) > Optimus (GT540) - All Things Root
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:53 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.