Many Android enthusiasts install custom ROM on their device to experience it but we know that nothing is as good as official firmware or the stock firmware that comes installed on the device. The following guide explains process on how to install stock firmware on LG V10 smartphone.
Moreover LG V10 is about to get Android Marshmallow update shortly so you need to be on stock firmware to get this update directly to the device. So we have brought you this guide which will help you to get back to stock firmware from the custom firmware that you flashed.
Flashing stock firmware is easy if you have TWRP custom recovery installed on your device, it allows you to directly flash the ROM zip file and restore your stock ROM. Once you flash the stock firmware file then you can flash stock recovery and the device will be like the one when you purchased.
So we recommend you to back up everything you want and also take Nandroid back-up then proceed towards the flashing process.
Preparing your Phone
- This instructions are strictly for LG V10 device, so do not try it on any other device or you may brick your device.
- Device should be fully charged up to 100% before you begin the process.
- Install LG V10 USB drivers on your computer for good connection between device and PC.
- Back up all the required data to some safe storage and restore it when required.
- Make a nandroid back up of the current ROM so that you can restore it if something goes wrong.
- Install TWRP recovery if not done already.
- Enable USB debugging mode of your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging mode.
Restore to stock firmware using TWRP
- Download the stock firmware file from here.
- Download the Google App’s file for your device if required.
- Connect the device to computer and transfer the ROM file and Google App’s file to your device internal storage.
- Disconnect the device and turn it off.
- Reboot the device into recovery mode, press and hold Volume Down + Power key for few seconds.
- When in recovery mode tap on Install tab and navigate to stock ROM file, select it and flash it.
- In the same way flash the Google App’s on your device if it is not included in firmware.
- Return to main menu and tap on Reboot.
System will now reboot in normal mode, that’s all you can now check the device Android version in Settings > About device > Android version.
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