Official LG Lucid and Optimus Exceed Firmware


  1. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    So I've decided to keep firmware in this thread all in one nice place where it's easily accessible and no need to find posts manually.

    VS840 firmware:
    Oldest firmware I could find:
    ZV5_00

    Other Firmware (Forbidden links :( ):
    ZV6_06
    ZV7_07


    Current Firmware: ZV8_05

    Alternatives to ZV5 and ZV6:
    https://www.box.com/shared/hpapn930pad7afw85bth

    Alternative to ZV7:
    https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6qm6EiEv6LSVXU4aUY5OVl2MXc/preview?pli=1

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    LG Optimus Exceed VS840PP Firmware:
    http://csmgdl.lgmobile.com/swdata/WDLSW/LGVS840PP/AVRZTN/VS840PP2_02/VS840PP2_02.S2_02.P58017.R5.cab

    How to Flash firmware: http://androidforums.com/lucid-all-things-root/654009-guide-unbrick-lg-lucid.html

    Credits:
    noseph for ZV5/6 alternative links
    wiisixtyfour for ZV7 alternative link
    bdk123 for making the unbrick guide
    anyone I'm forgetting??? PM me and let me know :)

    If there is any newer/older firmware, this would be the thread to post about it as well as alternative links. :)

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  2. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary Moderator

    Stickied!

    :p ;) :)

    Sammy, un-stick as you deem necessary.

    Thanks!
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  3. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Unstuck.

    Reason: no point in having a thread stickied when the stickied unbrick thread contains a link to this thread :)
  4. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary Moderator

  5. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

  6. Alexminatl

    Alexminatl Active Member

    The alternative to V5/V6 does not contain V5. It has V6 and V8.
  7. wiisixtyfour

    wiisixtyfour Well-Known Member

    V5 should still work using the LG link
  8. Alexminatl

    Alexminatl Active Member

    It does, but its incredibly slow.
  9. noseph

    noseph Well-Known Member Contributor

    I have added a V5 to the alternate.
  10. noseph

    noseph Well-Known Member Contributor

  11. platinumthomas

    platinumthomas Active Member

    Which V files are GB?
  12. wiisixtyfour

    wiisixtyfour Well-Known Member

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  13. guated

    guated New Member

    I was going to post this under your profile sammy, but I haven't posted enough so I'll have to leave it here!

    Thank you for Official LG Lucid Firmware topic. I'm having to downgrade my firmware to my LG LUCID(cayman) because I am unable to root the VS840ZV8. I've had VS840ZV7 rooted before, and used Voodoo OTA RootKeeper v.2.0.3 to restore root in the past, but this time Verizon had to send me a new phone, within 5min the phone updated itself to V8 and I've searched everywhere on how to root this bugger, but no one seems to had made the attempt root on this version yet.

    Sorry for the long story, but I wanted to give you big props on the topic with the firmware, it's going to be a big help in getting this sucker back to how I like it. =-) Take care!
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  14. zinkscott

    zinkscott Well-Known Member

    You can root ZV8 with the ZV7 Spectrum ICS method.
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  15. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Fixed bad links :)
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  16. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    OP updated with VS840PP2 firmware.

    Cheers! :)
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  17. JJPR97

    JJPR97 Well-Known Member

    VS840PP, how is that firmware? I've never used it.
  18. xxwhynotxx

    xxwhynotxx Well-Known Member

    What is it?
  19. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Idk, but you'll have to manually update to use it. The MS840 got an updated hardware version called the MS840V. The updated hardware enabled vLTE and with it came a release of newer firmware. The newer firmware works fine on both phones. In fact the newer firmware was 10x more stable on the MS840 when it was running MS840V firmware.

    My theory: this is the same thing except for the Lucid ;)
  20. wiisixtyfour

    wiisixtyfour Well-Known Member

    Actually I believe that the prepaid lucid (LG Optimus Exceed) doesn't have 4G capabilities, so I would think the firmware would handle that and not work for regular Lucids. At least thats what I presume.
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  21. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    What is the model number of that phone???
  22. acharlest

    acharlest Active Member

    Will the GB firmwares work for the prepaid Lucid (Optimus Exceed)?
  23. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Idk..
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