Earlier on when LG VELVET was released, we published a post to show our readers the features, specifications, and price of this most adorable LG device called VELVET. As well as how you can perform a hard or soft reset when your VELVET becomes unresponsive or should you choose to give to someone else with no data in it.
Usually, a hardor soft reset with the guide provided for LG VELVET is supposed to fix any possible software issue you might be experiencing with your LG VELVET or other similar android devices that the quick fixingguide for issues like camera, Bluetooth, SIM, Wi-Fi, YouTube or othermalfunction could solve. But if you have tried that already and it failed then, you should probably opt-in for formatting in this case I will show you how to use Android Flash Tool to format your VELVET.
Just before you follow the tips below to upgrade or downgrade your LG VELVET. Do a backup of your personal data (if you can) before flashing:
Follow the steps on:
Method 1: LG Flash Tool
Method 2: LG Smart Tool (on Page 2 or Next Page)
Easy Steps on how to flash LG VELVET Back to Its Factory State:
Step 1: You will have to download the stock rom of the device you want to flash here (you will need to use KDZ downloader for this download, just copy the link and add to the downloader).
Step 2: These files are normally in kdz format.
Step 3: Now you need to download and install LG drivers here.
Step 4: Now you need to download and also extract the LG flash tools here.
Step 5: Now after extracting the flash file (Stock Rom) of the device you want to flash, copy the KDZ file from the (ROM) folder and paste it into the flash tool folder.
Step 6: Please before doing this, also make sure you have at least 50% or more battery life on the device before trying to flash it.
Step 7: Now you need to boot the device into recovery mode (download mode), you can do this by pressing and holding the volume up or down button and connecting the USB cable to the phone, make sure the USB is connected to the PC first.
Step 8: Now you need to launch LGFlashTool2014 (or any of the versions you downloaded), but you need to run it as an administrator. And note that if it does not start it means you don’t have Visual C++ installed, you need to download and install it.
Step 9: After the flash tool has opened, click on “Select Type” and select “CDMA”.
Step 10: Click on “Phone Mode” and select “DIAG”
Step 11: Now you will see “Select KDZ file”, this is where you need to locate the flash file (Stock ROM) of the device you downloaded.
Step 12: Now a quick note for you, if you want to flash the device without losing any files, click on “Normal Flash” you will see it at the bottom. But if you want a full device flash, click on “CSE Flash”. But please only use this only if you want to upgrade or unbricking the device.
Step 13: Now click on “Start” and a dialog box will show up for you to select a language, do that and click on “OK” and wait for it to complete the process. Always remember after flashing, first booting will always take time, thanks for reading.
Tips to Remember: