[How to] Install Official CM 13 (Android 6.0.1) on LG G2

LG G2 is the successor to the 2012 Optimus G and 2013 Optius G Pro. The G2 is powered by a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, with 2GB of RAM. The IPS display of the G2 comes in at 5.2″ with a 1080p resolution. Internal storage comes in 16GB or 32GB, which is not expandable. The G2 utilizes advanced audio hardware to support 24-bit/192KHz audio. The G2 has a 13MP rear facing camera, and is powered by a non-removable 3000mAh battery.

The CyanogenMod team have deployed CM 13 Release 1 for LG G2. This ROM runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. And it being a release and not a nightly or a build, the number of bugs will be very less. If you want to install it on your G2, a detailed tutorial is given below.

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[How to] Install Official CM 13 (Android 6.0) on LG G2

LG G2 is the successor to the 2012 Optimus G and 2013 Optius G Pro. The G2 is powered by a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, with 2GB of RAM. The IPS display of the G2 comes in at 5.2″ with a 1080p resolution. Internal storage comes in 16GB or 32GB, which is not expandable. The G2 utilizes advanced audio hardware to support 24-bit/192KHz audio. The G2 has a 13MP rear facing camera, and is powered by a non-removable 3000mAh battery.

After LG G2, two new flagships have been released by LG. So they will concentrate on those devices for Android Marshmallow update. It might take a while for LG G2 to get the official update. Till then, you can use CM 13 custom ROM running on Android 6.0. Follow the guide below to install it on LG G2.

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[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0) on LG G2

The LG G2 is the successor to the 2012 Optimus G and 2013 Optius G Pro. The G2 is powered by a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, with 2GB of RAM. The IPS display of the G2 comes in at 5.2″ with a 1080p resolution. Internal storage comes in 16GB or 32GB, which is not expandable. The G2 utilizes advanced audio hardware to support 24-bit/192KHz audio. The G2 has a 13MP rear facing camera, and is powered by a non-removable 3000mAh battery.

After the G2, the G3 has also been released. G2 is supposed to get Android 5.0 official update but it is behind G3 in the pecking order. In the meantime, you can manually install Android 5.0 via the CM 12 custom ROM on the G2. Follow the guide given below.

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[Mod] Install the LG G3’s QuickCircle Apps on the LG G2

The LG G2 is high end device which is powered by a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, with 2GB of RAM. The IPS display of the G2 comes in at 5.2″ with a 1080p resolution. Internal storage comes in 16GB or 32GB, which is not expandable. The G2 utilizes advanced audio hardware to support 24-bit/192KHz audio. The G2 has a 13MP rear facing camera, and is powered by a non-removable 3000mAh battery.

This year LG G3 was launched as the successor to the G2. It has some new features with the QuickCircle Apps among one of those. It displays a screen, which when connected to their respective devices, display a range of handy information that you can quickly glance at without having to go through the actual phone. XDA developer Ashrockr has ported this feature to the LG G2. Follow the steps given below if you wish to install this MOD on the LG G2.

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Verizon LG G2 gets Android KitKat update

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Verizon has started rolling out the KitKat update for the LG G2. The build number is VS98024A. However this update is not in the form of an OTA (Over The Air) update. To install KitKat on Verizon LG G2, you will need a Windows PC, and also you will also need Verizon Software Upgrade Assistant. Continue reading

[How To] Install AOKP ROM (Android 4.4.2) on the LG G2

The Android 4.4.2 based AOKP ROM is now available for the different variants of the LG G2. The ROMs are nightly builds which are updated and new builds are released daily. Although only nightlies, they do offer the users the chance to install and run the latest version of Android on the G2, a major upgrade from the Android 4.2.2 on which the G2 currently runs.

The LG G2 was announced in August of last year as the flagship device of the company. It has a 5.2 inch True HD-IPS screen, a 2.26 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 2 GB RAM, 16/32 GB internal storage but no external memory card slot, 13 MP rear camera and a 2.1 MP front facing camera. We had previously seen how to install the CyanogenMod 11 ROM on the International variant of it. Let us now see the steps involved in installing the AOKP ROM on it.

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[How To] Install Official CyanogenMod 11 ROM on the International LG G2 (D802)

The official CyanogenMod 11 nightlies have started rolling out for the International variant of the LG G2 (D802). The custom ROM brings about a much needed upgrade to the LG flagship device, as it is yet to receive an update from the Android 4.2.2 with which it came stocked. Apart from this, the tweaks and features of CyanogenMod make this ROM one of the must have ROMs for G2 users.

The G2 has a 5.2 inch 1920 x 1080 True HD-IPS screen. It is powered by a 2.26 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and 2 GB RAM. It also has 16/32 GB internal storage but no external memory card slot. The device sports a 13 MP rear camera and a 2.1 MP front facing camera. As mentioned earlier, it runs on Android 4.2.2. We had previously seen how to install the CM 10.2 ROM on it. Let us now see how to install CM 11 on it.

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[How to] Improve Camera Quality of LG G2

LG G2 is LG’s flagship device of 2013 launched in August. It has 5.2″ display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi). It is powered by a Quadcore 2.26GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM. It has 16/32 GB internal storage with no microSD card slot. It has a 13MP primary camera with optical image stabilization.

XDA member Jishnu Sur has created a camera mod which will improve the image quality of the LG G2. The mod increases the frame rate which results in better pictures. If you want to try it on the LG G2, follow the instructions given below.

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LG releases an Infographic on How Americans use their smartphones

As we advance forward to an age where rival competitors and new entrants present their arrival in the smartphone market, we are showcased with newer innovations as we stand the test of time. LG’s stellar growth in the face of some stringent competition can be attributed to the release of two prime handsets. The LG G2 with top notch specs and featuring uniquely placement of buttons primarily plays an important role in this ascension ranking. And the Nexus 5 needs no introduction, wherein this affordable flagship is gaining popularity and has been selling out like hot pancakes.LG devices

According to a report released by LG, it is illustrative on the facets on how, when and where Americans use their smartphones. The introduction of an infographic alongwith this data, generated facts we are viewable to results of this survey. Based on the report, it is construed that there are several thought provoking results that have surfaced up. The data represents that 48% of Americans said that they face no hindrance or would not have any issue using their smartphone in a place of worship. Continue reading

[How To] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on the International LG G2 (D802)

The LG G2 is the latest device to get the official CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM. Although still in nightly stage, this latest version of the CM ROM is updated to Android 4.3 and new features are regularly added as new nightlies are released. The new nightlies also try to fix the bugs that may be present in the ROM. The CM team is very consistent in releasing new nightlies with a new build being made available almost everyday.

The G2 is LG’s latest flagship device. Launched last month, the G2 has a 5.2 inch 1920 x 1080 True HD-IPS screen, 2.26GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, 16/32GB internal storage but no external memory card slot. The device sports a 13MP rear camera and a 2.1MP front facing camera. It has a 3000mAh battery and runs on Android 4.2.2.

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