How to Upgrade Android 2.3 Gingerbread in LG Optimus One P500

LG Optimus One P500Android mobile phone is pretty good. It have many features more than other android mobiles in it’s price range. Now the LG P500 mobile has officially upgraded Android 2.2 Froyo into Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread. Android 2.3 Upgrade is available in LG website. Here is a guide to update your LG Optimus One P500 to Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread:

LG P500 android mobile phone 2.3.3 upgrade screenshot

Android 2.3 Gingerbread Features in LG Optimus One P500:

  • Working much faster
  • Touch sensitivity so smooth
  • Android Keyboard replaced with Gingerbread Keyboard
  • Some important updates than old Android 2.2 froyo

How to install Android 2.3 Gingerbread in LG P500:


LG Mobile Support ToolDownload

Before this process please take a Backup your phone with LG PC Suite.

Steps to install:

  • Download the above Tool and install it.
  • Connect your LG Optimus One P500 with PC. (Check you are in “USB debugging” mode. Or Go to Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging).
  • Your phone model and Version will be shown on the tool.
  • Now click “Start Updating” Button

LG mobile support tool lg p500 android gingerbread upgrade

  • This will download the Updates from LG website. You can see the download progress in the next window.
  • In the upgrade process your phone shows a message “Emergency Mode” with Yellow color background.
  • After the download was finished, it will install the updates.
  • Once the window shows to remove the USB cable from PC and remove battery from mobile, please remove it.
  • After that, insert battery and connect the phone with PC using USB cable. And switch on Phone. Now click the Restart button in the LG Mobile Software Support Tool window.
  • Now Android 2.3 Gingerbread has installed on your LG P500.

Now we successfully learnt to install / update / upgrade LG Optimus One P500 Android 2.2 Froyo into Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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  1. Green Hoops says

    when i connect my phone, the lg mobile support tool still says that it’s still disconnected. I’ve tried to install the usb driver from it, it just says that it doesnt support p500

  2. J3r0drules says

    ok so is this update available in South Africa? or do we have to do it a different way? im using 2.2 and the tool says im up to date? Please help… :(

  3. paul says

    Hi. I want to upgrade my lg-p500h but my sim was unlock because i will be using it hete in the philippines. If i do this, will my sim be reverted and locked again?

  4. Sanket says

    My phone has been stopped working there are problems coming saying that the application messaging , android , n stuffs are not working plz help me.. ??

  5. jimmm says

    sir the tool says that im at latest version but still its android version 2.2 froyo ??? what can i do for this sir?

  6. Udar Rastogi says

    hey sir, when my cell to update it stops on 4% & then after 10 to 15 minutes , it stop to update & then show ” restart ” …..what can i do tell me fast…

  7. daniyal says

    has pakistan got the 2.3 update? if not is there any other way possible plz help me i’ve got 2.2.2 but no 2.3 plz help

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