Good news for everyone who owns an LG G2 with D802 model number. LG has officially released the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for all LG G2 (D802) users and it can be flashed by everyone because it is a KDZ file. KDZ are the files that contain the firmware for LG devices.
Someone noticed the new files on the LG servers and realized that they were based on Android 5.0 Lollipop and were for the LG G2 variant. This means that LG is starting to take software updates seriously. At first, the company released the Lollipop firmware for the LG G3within one month and now, it has seeded the Lollipop KDZ firmware for the old flagship device, the LG G2.
The LG G2 is one of the most popular phones from LG that has increased the popularity of the company by offering a unique design with buttons on the back and the latest hardware possible. When the phone was originally launched in August of 2013, it came with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. A software release updated the phone to Android 4.4 KitKat.
Now it is time to update your phone to the greatest and latest Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware. Since the update is in the form of KDZ file, you need to have a flashing tool. Follow the guide below to learn everything you need to flash Lollipop on your phone.
How To Flash Android 5.0 Lollipop KDZ File on LG G2 (D802)
Download and install LG G2 USB drivers. This way the phone will be able to communicate with the PC.
Go to Settings > Developer Options and enable USB Debugging.
Make a backup of the most important data because they will be lost.
Download Lollipop KDZ
- Download LG Flash Tool zip file and extract it. Launch the Flash Tool program.
- Take your LG G2 and boot into download mode. To do so, turn the phone off. Then press the volume up button. While holding the volume up, connect your phone to your PC. Keep pressing the button until you are in download mode.
- Go to Flash Tool on your PC and click on “Select KDZ File”. Choose the Lollipop KDZ file.
- Select “CSE Flash”.
Now simply wait for the file to get installed and reboot your phone. Enjoy your LG G2 running on official Android 5.0 Lollipop.