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US99820a_04_0330.kdz
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DOWNLOAD LINKS:
* Android File Hosts MIRROR

md5: 5654DD3238DB691C1E6E633FE16092C4

* CODEFIRE (Thanks to XDA dev @autoprime.)

* LG BRIDGE (WHEN IT ARRIVES)


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NOTE: This is for all V30/V30+ US998 -- open market US998 V30/V30+ as well as U.S Cellular US998 V30/V30+.

Here's how to flash:

Quote:
Originally Posted by padmanek

* To simply flash the .kdz you can use LG UP + Uppercut method (the most simple way), no need to mess with any .dlls.

* If you don't want to use Uppercut (why not?) you can use the .dll I extracted from the KDZ. I attached it to this post. It's clean, unpatched. It needs to be placed inside \LG Electronics\LGUP\model\common folder. You will have to create common folder. It's not there by default. Basic LGUP looks like this:



* If you want to have the developer LG UP version (overkill for just flashing a KDZ ) then you need both patched .dll and patched LGUP.exe. Attached a .zip that simply has to be unpacked in the LGUP folder and it will work right away. Dev LG UP looks like this:


All you really need is the UPGRADE function
.DLL for all the variants I've found firmwares on XDA was the same
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NOTE: If upgrading from Nougat to Oreo, you can still use Uppercut. If you are already on Oreo, this version of UPPERCUT does not work. You have to just use LGUP. Contact XDA dev @autoprime for any questions about Uppercut.

I've added @Whiskeyomega's Oreo DLL to these attachments, while keeping @padmanek's original Nougat DLL.

Here's my own US998 V30+ updating:





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TWRP
For TWRP, see these instructions.
Be sure to only use the Oreo-compatible TWRP.
TWRP is only for the open market US998 V30 if you have unlocked your bootloader. But this Oreo KDZ can be used by ALL US998 V30/V30+, even those not eligible for bootloader unlock. Flashing this KDZ will NOT make your phone eligible for bootloader unlock if it's not already eligible.
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5th May 2018, 06:11 PM |#2  
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Yesss! Finally. Thanks. I hope this will lead to new weta rom.
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DOWNLOADING NOW. Be patient.

Thanks to @autoprime.

use this download link until I get and Android Hosts file link.

http://downloads.codefi.re/autoprime...0a_04_0330.kdz

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Originally Posted by agamemnonn

Yesss! Finally. Thanks. I hope this will lead to new weta rom.

Sent from my LG-US998 using Tapatalk

We now have two working download links -- Android File Hosts and Codefire. I'll add the LG Bridge server link when it becomes available. Now I have to actually flash it myself!

DONE. See screenshots.
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5th May 2018, 07:49 PM |#4  
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Thanks for this. So what all do we need to do in order to root again after upgrading? I assume this wipes everything, correct? So do we need to re-flash the new TWRP after we upgrade, then format data and flash the no verity script again, then install magisk? Or is the format data and flash no verity not needed if we've already done that on Nougat? I'm pretty new to using KDZs.
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Thanks for this. So what all do we need to do in order to root again after upgrading? I assume this wipes everything, correct? So do we need to re-flash the new TWRP after we upgrade, then format data and flash the no verity script again, then install magisk? Or is the format data and flash no verity not needed if we've already done that on Nougat? I'm pretty new to using KDZs.



EDIT:
changing this answer based on people's experiences.

Yes, you will lose root and custom TWRP recovery. You'll have flash/reinstall those. Be sure to use the Oreo compatible TWRP 3.2.1:

https://forum.xda-developers.com/lg-...t3779171/page8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ChazzMatt

EDIT: changing this answer based on people's experiences.

Yes, you will lose root and custom TWRP recovery. You'll have flash/reinstall those. Be sure to use the Oreo compatible TWRP 3.2.1:

https://forum.xda-developers.com/lg-...t3779171/page8

Thanks, will work on this tomorrow when I have more time!
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Thanks, will work on this tomorrow when I have more time!

Yes, I updated my still-bootloader locked US998 V30+ immediately. I'll do my bootloader unlocked, rooted US998 V30 later...
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I just relock bootloader before flashing. But now i have warning "your device has failed a routine safety check and will not boot" and does not even get into bootloader mode. Do you have any idea?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by agamemnonn

I just relock bootloader before flashing. But now i have warning "your device has failed a routine safety check and will not boot" and does not even get into bootloader mode. Do you have any idea?

See this thread for the V20 but you need KDZ for the V30.

https://forum.xda-developers.com/v20...vices-t3524903

You should still be able to use Oreo KDZ and LGUP, I would think.
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After further discussion, I've removed instructions to re-lock the bootloader as people have successfully upgraded without doing that.
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See this thread for the V20 but you need KDZ for the V30.

https://forum.xda-developers.com/v20...vices-t3524903

You should still be able to use Oreo KDZ and LGUP, I would think.

I just know if you don't relock the bootloader you have problems then relocking it after flashing the update.

I dont know how but i could enter bootloader finally. I just unlocked again. I guess problem was that i was on custom rom with TWRP. now first, flashing 10d kdz, and then relock and then i will flash oreo.
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Deleting this post as information has changed. Do NOT re-lock the bootloader.
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