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  • Last Updated 08/08/2014

We are pleased to announce software version E98010k upgrade for the LG Optimus G Pro™ is now available. LG has included the following improvements:
  • Dual camera – Place yourself in the heart of the action with the picture-in-picture technology of Dual camera. By activating both the front and rear cameras, you can capture both the subject matter and the user, simultaneously.
  • Pause & Resume recording – Capture precisely what you want with Pause & Resume recording, allowing you to stop and start recording a video, pausing for unwanted footage and playing again to continue recording—stitching together the footage seamlessly for one continuous video.
  • Smart video – Never miss a single moment with Smart video, monitoring the position of your eyes and automatically pausing video playback if it detects you have looked away from the screen. Once your focus returns to the display, the video will resume from where you left off.
  • QuickRemote 2.0 – Magic Remote Pad and Text Keypad features are integrated to provide the ultimate user experience when using Optimus G Pro as a remote control for LG Smart TVs released in 2012 and after.
  • Color Emoticon – Personalize your text messages with fun and unique Color Emoticon, giving you 800 new ways to express yourself like never before in bright and fun symbols with different colors and patterns.
  • Enhanced Home Button LED – Always be informed without having to wake your display with LED Home Button, flashing your choice of different color-specific patterns for instant notifications, so you know what’s happening with easy and bright on-the-go alerts. Users can now customize the colors to correspond to their favorite contacts.
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Check your software version


From the Home Screen, tap Apps > Settings > General Tab  > About phone

2. Tap Software information.


View the current software under Software version.


1. Fully charge the battery.


Save any important data before updating the software on your device. Any data not saved to the microSD or on a PC may be erased; i.e. contacts, images, etc. To backup your data, connect your phone to a PC via the USB cable. After connecting, select Media sync (MTP) mode on your phone. Copy personal folders to your PC, i.e. DCIM (photos, videos), Downloads, Music, etc.

You may also download a third party backup solution using the Play Store on your device.


Calling and messaging functions are not available during the update process. The entire upgrade process varies depending on software package size and your internet connection speed.

Software Update

1. When the software update is available, the update icon will display in the status bar at the top of the screen. Swipe down from the top to view the notification panel as pictured below. Tap the notification to get started.

2. Tap Continue.


If you choose Postpone, you will be given the option to postpone the update 4 hours.

3. Your phone will restart in software update mode. A progress bar will display your upgrade progress. DO NOT REMOVE THE BATTERY during the update.


When the upgrade is complete, your phone will restart and transition through a series of alerts stating Android is upgrading. Once your phone has powered on you will be notified that the software update successfully installed. Tap OK to close the notification.


Ready2Go will start after reboot even if you already have accounts and data added to the device. Simply press the Home Key or Remind later to exit Ready2Go.


If you have not been notified of an available software update, you can manually check if one is available.

1. From the Home Screen, tap Apps > Settings > General Tab  > About phone

2. Tap Software update > Update now to manually check for a new update.

3. You will be prompted if a new software update is available, tap Download. Please go to Step 1 of Software Update to continue.



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