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Thumbs up [Guide] Upgrading from 2.1 (or 1.6) to 2.3 swiftdroid [Revised by Strykerís Lounge]

Brief: Back up All - Contacts & Data (Remove Sim Card)
[Unlock Phone] [Install 'z4root.1.3.0.apk' 955.48kb] [Install 'Rom Manager' Android Market][Install 'Superuser' Android Market]


Ok the way we are doing this is
2.1 -> 2.2 fastboot -> 2.3.3


Start -


First Install Driver on PC:
'LGAndroidDriver_WHQL_ML_Ver_1.0_All_Win7'



Download this Link to PC: KDZ Updater Europe Open.zip 144mb

Put your phone into Download Mode
1. Take out 'Battery'
2. Put in 'Battery'
3. Hold down 'volume down' and hit 'Power-on'
4. The screen should display 'Download mode'
5. Plug in 'USB'


Extract KDZ Updater Europe Open.zip to your PC/Laptop
1. Run 'kdz_fw_upd'
2. Choose '3gqct' as the 'Type'
3. Choose 'Diag' as the mode
4. Click 'File icon' and select 'Europe Open+Fastboot.kdz'
then hit Launch Software Update


Please note: that you DO NOT have to let this flash finish (BUT IT IS EXTREMLY RECOMMENDED.. takes forever on this rom tho lol)
as we only need the fastboot part of it so leave it flashing for a few mins then remove the phone the updater software will come up with a few errors but just ignore them


Ok now we need the latest Recovery version of the swiftdroid software
Since i used 1.8 i will use this in this tutorial


Download Gingerbread 2.3.3 SwiftDroid_v1.9 95.2Mb


Ok extract the above file to your Pc/Laptop
Now take the 'update.zip' file from extracted folder and copy it to the root of your phones 'SD card'

Now put your phone into fastboot mode
1. Take out 'Battery'
2. Put in 'Battery'
3. Hold in 'Camera button' and press 'Power-on'
4. Keep camera button pressed until 'logo' disappears and it shows a 'blank screen'
5. Make sure phone is plugged into USB


Now open where you extracted folder the above archive (Gingerbread 2.3.3 SwiftDroid_v1.9)
1. Open 'CMD' within folder
2. Type 'flash_recovery.bat' to run


What this does is flash cyanogenmod recovery to your phone
which is a great tool for updating firmwares and restoring from bricks


Now we will put the phone into 'recovery mode'
1. Take out 'Battery'
2. Put in 'Battery'
3. Hold down 'Home button' and press 'Power-on'
4. Keep holding down the 'Home button' until the cyanogenmod recovery menu pops up (it takes a while.)


Now to install the 2.3 rom
1. Press the 'volume' down until 'install zip from sdcard' is selected
2. Then press the 'camera button'
3. Then press the 'camera button' on 'apply /sdcard/update.zip'
4. Then Press the 'volume' up and choose 'yes' and press the 'camera button'


Now this part will take a while (around 5-10mins)
it will say flash complete! when finished and will return to menu once done.

Menu will come back up...
Hit your 'Back button' and select 'reboot system now'

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Note: if your phone hangs after reboot - I would like you to do below because you have ran out of room on your 'Internal memory' or 'Conflict'

Recovery Mode
1. Take out 'Battery'
2. Put in 'Battery'
3. Hold down 'Home button' and press 'Power-on'
4. Keep holding down the 'Home button' until the cyanogenmod recovery menu pops up (it takes a while.)


Wipe Data/Factory Reset
1. Press the 'volume' down to 'Wipe Data/Factory Reset'
2. Then Press the 'volume' up and choose 'yes' and press the 'camera button'


Now restart back at top of this page write-up

Put your phone into Download Mode
1. Take out 'Battery'
2. Put in 'Battery'
3. Hold down 'volume down' and hit 'Power-on'
4. The screen should display 'Download mode'
5. Plug in 'USB'


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Tips..
When it loads it will ask you to slide the keyboard( lol what keyboard) the workaround this is to exit out of that part and sign in with ur google login in the market this will activate all the google apps and give you options to download gmail etc


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Original Guide by aaa801 (good effort for first guide)
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You have any video it is very clumsome for me please upload any


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Ummm you forgot to provide any download links for the files you mentioned in the post. No use without those.
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Default Getting Widgets Working in Android version 2.3.3

Home Ė Setting Ė Applications Ė Manage applications

Under Downloaded:

Look for Widgets you want to use on phone desktops

Click ĎMove to Phoneí

Reboot Phone after..

Now Long-press Desktop

Select Widgets and Scroll and select

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Thank you for your responce, I have included the MB, KB etc

Just copy/paste program as is on search web and download exact MB,KB

We are new here so I have to wait for 9 before I can come back and readd Links

Hope this helps...

p.s careful of downloads not exact MB or KB they are fake/trojans
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Rooting doesn't unlock the phone and also you don't need to install ROM Manager, the GT540 doesn't support it.

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Ummm you forgot to provide any download links for the files you mentioned in the post. No use without those.
Download links are available just hit search......

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Rooting doesn't unlock the phone and also you don't need to install ROM Manager, the GT540 doesn't support it.

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Thanks JackG256,

The title of cause does not state anything about unlocking phones but however if you
go to Stryker's Lounge AUS Facebook...

Stroll down to bottom the last on current and older posts you'll find two free options but if your phone is not in list or a member of second option being 'Vodaphone' and neither have it -

I would recommend using a retail store to unlock....
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Thanks JackG256,

The title of cause does not state anything about unlocking phones but however if you
go to Stryker's Lounge AUS Facebook...

Stroll down to bottom the last on current and older posts you'll find two free options but if your phone is not in list or a member of second option being 'Vodaphone' and neither have it -

I would recommend using a retail store to unlock....
I know it wasn't in the title, I thought it said at the top Unlock phone by rooting at the top of the post. Also, my phone is factory unlocked.

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This seems familiar, AHA I WROTE MOST OF IT lol

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