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Gingerbread update for LG Optimus Black starts rolling out

24 January, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Gingerbread update for LG Optimus Black starts rolling out - read the full textAs promised by LG, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the Optimus Black has started rolling out. However, for now, only people in India and Europe have reported to receiving the update. The update upgrades the phone to Android 2.3.4, which is oddly three versions prior to the latest...


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Has the GB update for the P970 reached nairobi kenya yet? Somebody hola

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  • 2012-09-21 02:01
  • N7DX

> In reply to Quiq @ 2012-07-07 08:50 from mMDQ - click to readThanks for removing doubts...

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  • 2012-07-29 11:39
  • 9DGX

does anybody know if gingerbread update is available in Nairobi Kenya? please let us know.

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  • 2012-07-21 08:53
  • NvRX

That's strange that many people have encountered issues since they've updated their P970s to GB. I personally updated my phone about a week ago, and everything seems to be working like a dream - the whole usage experience is much smoother, i don't encounter lags anymore, AF in the camera has indeed improved a lot, I've got more free RAM, as Android 2.3 consumes a lot less memory, and overall I am pleasantly surprised with the software upgrade. As far as tactile feedback while touching any of the four capacitive buttons, which has changed as well, I think this alongside fewer seconds of backlighting the buttons are to improve battery life, but I am not 100% percent sure about that. If I were to say my opinion on Android 2.3.4 update for the Optimus Black, I would strongly recommend it.

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  • 2012-07-07 08:50
  • mMDQ

Android update 2.3.4(GB) is available for LG P970(optimus black) mobile phone from LG india web site.
download the LG upgrade software from LG mobile web site > select your country as INDIA> and start upgrade as GB2.3.4. For me all the functions very well. also i found battery back up is very good. Only thing is LG got this update very very late.

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  • 2012-06-01 18:38
  • mTZ0

> In reply to met @ 2012-05-30 01:37 from pTi{ - click to readI found out the problem source. I used Advanced Task Killer (Froyo) to control my applications, seems it was not compatible with the new version of the Android, GB. Now the phone is working smoothly after uninstalling it...

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  • 2012-06-01 17:24
  • pT6h

> In reply to yashthe1 @ 2012-04-11 14:22 from tUcW - click to readI have the same problem with my OB (Iran)! Some problems got fixed by upgrading to GB and some visual effects added also... but now, it is working slower with more hesitations! I'm thinking of rolling back Froyo if it is possible!

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  • 2012-05-30 01:37
  • pTi{

Plzzz send tell me how to update lg optimus black send me link for ginger bread

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  • 2012-05-22 16:19
  • 6p56

Gingerbread is very beautiful and better performance than froyo, especialy the battery. I'm from middle east, the update is there also. thanks LG, I'm waiting for cream sandwich....... be quick

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  • 2012-05-19 16:21
  • 0wmY

> In reply to ScottryaN @ 2012-04-12 09:36 from 3C7h - click to readGot my update on Android GB everything are good specially the battery status, the problem is the phone repeatedly hang-up so i need to remove the battery. version in OB as froyo are good enough no hang-up problem.... but the battery is worst than GB.

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  • 2012-05-10 14:49
  • DMHy

> In reply to Prithvi @ 2012-02-20 15:20 from T60X - click to readYes you can do it your self

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  • 2012-04-29 19:32
  • yWmw

> In reply to rahul2481 @ 2012-03-29 08:25 from ixTB - click to readYes region matters as you will get update based on your region. I am in India but got my OB from US and has to wait longer than others in India for the update. Moreover applications are also different for different regions.

So yes region matters......

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  • 2012-04-29 19:30
  • yWmw

> In reply to yashthe1 @ 2012-04-11 14:22 from tUcW - click to readYou will have to update or upgrade all the applications too. That should solve your problem. (India)

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  • 2012-04-29 19:27
  • yWmw

> In reply to ScottryaN @ 2012-04-12 09:36 from 3C7h - click to readuse application from android marked that can save battery. Updating to new version is very easy and took around 45 mins. Its will just help you to get few more cool application from android marked. Otherwise it the same.

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  • 2012-04-29 19:25
  • yWmw

Can I get usb on the go on optimus black after Q3 update?

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  • 2012-04-13 19:53
  • 2xgJ

Any updates on battery status those who successfully upgrade Android Gingerbread... got OB P970 but still froyo the battery is s u c k ...

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  • 2012-04-12 09:36
  • 3C7h

> In reply to nik @ 2012-03-19 07:52 from ut5y - click to readJust use the PC suit and check for updates, it will guide you thru.

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  • 2012-04-11 14:25
  • tUcW

Guys, my Optimus Balck has become too slow after Gingerbread update (India); any idea of the causes?? Its 2.3.4 and Kernel Version: 2.6.35. Plz Help.

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  • 2012-04-11 14:22
  • tUcW

> In reply to nik @ 2012-03-19 07:52 from ut5y - click to readdownload the windows drivers n then the update tool..
start, connect n update.. no probs at all.. got mine to 2.3.4 yesterday n it feels quite good..

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  • 2012-03-29 08:46
  • PMsk

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