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[Q]How to flash firmware in LG optimus G korean version F180L

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By kathir., Senior Member on 22nd December 2012, 06:46 AM
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28th December 2012, 08:14 AM |#11  
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Hi all,
Planning on buying this LGOG, but just wanna know. Is this korean version LGOG have the limited sms characters to 80 only?
 
 
28th December 2012, 08:27 AM |#12  
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28th December 2012, 05:56 PM |#13  
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Originally Posted by chevro1et

I tried downgrading firmware via flashing .kdz but keep getting the PORT -1 error, not sure what I'm doing wrong...

- PC running Vista
- downloaded and installed LG USB driver using LG Mobile Support Tool, message indicates successful
- turn off device, reboot into service mode (hold power + vol up)
- connect device to PC via USB
- Device Manager, no LG modem listed **I think my problem lies here somewhere?**
- run Windows Enabler as admin, click in tray so "ON" is displayed
- run KDZ_FW_UPD_EN as admin, Type = 3GQCT
- navigate to appropriate .kdz file, press "launch software update"
- unpacks .kdz, then PORT -1, DEVICE NOT FOUND error occurs

any advice or insight would be appreciated. and Happy Holidays to everyone as well!

EDIT:solved. need to put device into Download Mode. power off. insert usb. hold power/ vol up/ vol down. release buttons when Download Mode icon apperars on screen. proceed. Cheers to boakun and l0ng0ne on the ICR channel.

Do you've Korean model as well? Which firmware did you flash and is that an English firmware?

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29th December 2012, 12:03 AM |#14  
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Do you've Korean model as well? Which firmware did you flash and is that an English firmware?

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Yes, I have a Korean device, since I live in South Korea. The firmware is Korean, with language set to English. When you set the language, literally everything is translated. I downloaded the firmware from LG servers using my own IMEI prior to upgrading to the latest ota that broke root for me.

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29th December 2012, 04:40 PM |#15  
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LG Optimus G F180L Korea SMS characters limit
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Hi all,
Planning on buying this LGOG, but just wanna know. Is this korean version LGOG have the limited sms characters to 80 only?

dear sir,
i have LG Optimus G F180L Korea model
the SMS characters limit is 80 only but the solutions are many through Google Play Magazin
i instaled Handcent SMS - very good - increase the limit to 160 characters with also may others internal options for the user and display form, shape, colours etc.
best regards
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30th December 2012, 04:02 PM |#16  
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Sorry for posting off topic, does anyone here know if Korean LG Optimus G F-180L works on AT&T 3G 850/1900?
25th January 2013, 01:45 PM |#17  
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Originally Posted by chevro1et

I tried downgrading firmware via flashing .kdz but keep getting the PORT -1 error, not sure what I'm doing wrong...

- PC running Vista
- downloaded and installed LG USB driver using LG Mobile Support Tool, message indicates successful
- turn off device, reboot into service mode (hold power + vol up)
- connect device to PC via USB
- Device Manager, no LG modem listed **I think my problem lies here somewhere?**
- run Windows Enabler as admin, click in tray so "ON" is displayed
- run KDZ_FW_UPD_EN as admin, Type = 3GQCT
- navigate to appropriate .kdz file, press "launch software update"
- unpacks .kdz, then PORT -1, DEVICE NOT FOUND error occurs

any advice or insight would be appreciated. and Happy Holidays to everyone as well!

EDIT:solved. need to put device into Download Mode. power off. insert usb. hold power/ vol up/ vol down. release buttons when Download Mode icon apperars on screen. proceed. Cheers to boakun and l0ng0ne on the ICR channel.

This works! THANK YOU SO MUCH! 정말 감사합니다!
21st February 2013, 12:22 PM |#18  
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How to flash F180 lg optimus g korean to english official firmware
Quote:
Originally Posted by chevro1et

I tried downgrading firmware via flashing .kdz but keep getting the PORT -1 error, not sure what I'm doing wrong...

- PC running Vista
- downloaded and installed LG USB driver using LG Mobile Support Tool, message indicates successful
- turn off device, reboot into service mode (hold power + vol up)
- connect device to PC via USB
- Device Manager, no LG modem listed **I think my problem lies here somewhere?**
- run Windows Enabler as admin, click in tray so "ON" is displayed
- run KDZ_FW_UPD_EN as admin, Type = 3GQCT
- navigate to appropriate .kdz file, press "launch software update"
- unpacks .kdz, then PORT -1, DEVICE NOT FOUND error occurs

any advice or insight would be appreciated. and Happy Holidays to everyone as well!

EDIT:solved. need to put device into Download Mode. power off. insert usb. hold power/ vol up/ vol down. release buttons when Download Mode icon apperars on screen. proceed. Cheers to boakun and l0ng0ne on the ICR channel.

Hi sir please tell me step by step how did you flash you LG OPTIMUS G F180 korean version. Its hard to used the korean version. I want an official English version.
21st February 2013, 10:02 PM |#19  
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Hi sir please tell me step by step how did you flash you LG OPTIMUS G F180 korean version. Its hard to used the korean version. I want an official English version.

Here is the method that I have successfully used several times.
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- put device into Download Mode. power off. insert usb. hold power/ vol up/ vol down.
release buttons when Download Mode icon apperars on screen. proceed.
- Device Manager >> modems >> disable LG modem
- run Windows Enabler as admin, click in tray so "ON" is displayed
- run KDZ_FW_UPD_EN as admin, Type = 3GQCT
- navigate to appropriate .kdz file, press "launch software update"
- unpacks .kdz, writes to device. Be patient.

21st February 2013, 11:06 PM |#20  
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Originally Posted by chevro1et

Here is the method that I have successfully used several times.

Sir where I can download kdz_fw_upd_en? Please post a screen shot how to do it.

Thank you very much in advance to all of you here..

Hope I can fix this asap.

Thanks..
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