How to Flash a Custom Recovery on the LG GT540 Optimus

The 1-click Recovery Flasher supports the LG GT540 Optimus, that means installing a custom recovery on your device is no longer a process consisting of complex steps and all that stuff. Just get the app and flash the recovery, that’s all. If you’ve never flashed any recovery and a bit nervous, no problem, we’ve a guide for you below. It shows how you can install ClockworkMod Recovery on the LG GT540 Optimus smartphone.

I. Before You Begin:

1. In order for the following process to work properly, you must have rooted your device. Check out our how to root the LG GT540 Optimus guide.

2. You should have a decent Internet connection to get the job done faster.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. 1-click Recovery Flasher (Google Play Link)

III. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on the LG GT540 Optimus:

1. Download and install the Recovery Flasher App on your device. It’s a 43k file, so shouldn’t take much time to download.

2. After the app is installed, open it from the Menu of your device.

3. From the main interface, choose CWM Recovery.

4. Tap on Flash button and it should begin downloading the recovery file.

5. As soon as the download is finished, it should ask you whether you really want to flash the recovery. Choose Yes.

6. It should take some time to flash the recovery.

7. You’re done now!

Congratulations! The app has successfully installed the ClockworkMod Recovery on your device. The custom ROMs you’ve been waiting for to get on your device are calling you, go grab them!

IV. Flash a Custom ROM (Optional):

1. If you are ready to flash custom ROMs on your device, head to the How To Flash a Custom ROM on the LG GT540 Optimus to learn how to do that.

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  • andre

    that app says that its imcompatible with lg gt540 ..