In this post, we will tell you how to Upgrade Downgrade or Restore Back to Official Firmware on LG V30. This is a simple process that doesn’t require you to unlock the bootloader of your V30. Usually, downgrade, upgrade and restoring is pretty similar. In each case, you have to flash the required firmware file. Restoring and downgrading are done when the user is not getting good performance from the existing ROM. So, he thinks of rolling back to the old ROM the device was on. The upgrading is another simple scenario where the user flashes the firmware to keep its device up-to-date.
However, keep in mind that this entire guide is about the device running stock ROM. So, if you’re running any custom ROM on your V30, then this guide will not be helpful. Another advantage of this guide is it doesn’t require you to factory reset your device post the firmware installation. All the download links or the LG V30 firmware, LG USB driver, the flash tool has been given below. Most importantly, you will need a .dll file which is mandatory to have with you. We have tagged its download link as well.
How To Upgrade/Downgrade and Restore Back to Official Firmware on LG V30
Before initiating the process you will require some important tools and also have to follow some guidelines as well.
- An LG V30 smartphone running on stock ROM.
- This guide will not work for a device running any custom ROM.
- There is NO need to unlock the bootloader.
- A PC/Laptop
- A USB Cable
- Download and install LG UP software.
- Download and install LG USB Drivers.
- Make sure you have the specific .dll file for the LG V30.
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any incidental bricking/crashing of your device.
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Upgrade Downgrade or Restore Back to Official Firmware on LG V30
Here are the steps.
Step-1 Download the .dll file for LG V30 and
Step-2 extract it to the same folder where LG UP is installed.
Step-3 Make a folder called common inside the LG Up directory for this file and extract it.
Step-4 Now Launch LGUP.exe
Step-5 Select the UPGRADE option. Do not select Refurbish. It will wipe out your device data.
Step-6 Now browse and select the firmware file which you’ve downloaded earlier.
Step-7 After selecting your firmware Click Start to begin flashing process.
That’s it. Now Your phone will reboot on its own into Download mode. Then it will upgrade the firmware.
So, there you are. If you want to Upgrade Downgrade or Restore Back to Official Firmware on LG V30, then we hope this guide was helpful.