Install ClockworkMod Recovery On LG G2X In Linux [How To]

The latest ClockworkMod recovery has now been made available for the LG G2X, that is the T-Mobile variant of the LG Optimus 2X. Often has been the case that most rooting, or recovery installations on Android devices are meant to done on a Windows based PC. However, this time around, RootzWiki forum member krylon360 has released the ClockworkMod recovery package just for the Linux users in particular what is otherwise not that common a practice by developers. Even better, the installation procedure is as easy as a breeze! So if you have a Linux based PC and an LG G2X, read on after the break to learn how to get ClockworkMod up and running on your device.Read More

Install Android 2.3.5 Based MIUI 1.8.5 ROM On T-Mobile LG G2X [How To]

It wasn’t long ago when the LG G2X began receiving the official MIUI support, and of course being officially supported meant the latest updates for the device as they come by for MIUI ROMs. MIUI 1.8.5 is the latest version released for a handful of Android devices, including the LG G2X. Those of you wondering what MIUI ROMs are, should see our guide on what is MIUI ROM for Android.Read More

Install Android 2.3.5 Based Custom ROM On T-Mobile LG G2x [How To]

Just a while back, the Android 2.3.5 firmware was released for the Nexus S 4G and while that came out abruptly, RootzWiki forum member roman has managed to release this firmware for the T-Mobile LG G2x by using the latest CyanogenMod nightly commits to come up with a custom AOSP ROM named Trigger 2x. According to the him, the goal of this ROM is to add G2x specific functionality / features / fixes to CM7 along with some user customizability.

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Enable 1080p Video Recording At 30Fps On Optimus 2X / G2X Running CM7

The Optimus 2X and the T-Mobile G2X are essentially one and the same phone. With hardware that makes most Android fans drool, these devices are equipped to record videos in full HD at 1080p. However the stock settings let you record videos in 1080p at a mere 24fps, which is good enough, but not brilliant enough. However, you get 30fps if you’re recording at 720p. But why settle for that when there’s mod that let’s you break these barriers? That too on one of the best custom ROMs out there; CyanogenMod 7.Read More

Install Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread ROM On T-Mobile LG G2X

We have confirmation of an unofficial release of the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread for the LG T-Mobile G2X. The leak is confirmed to be for the LG G2X and has many developers and casual users are caught up in excitement. We should expect custom ROMs coming out for this device in no time. For now however, the ROM is totally stock. Credits to Android @ Modaco forum member Paul for releasing the leak and XDA-Developers forum member adam_creekroad for a deodexed version of the leaked ROM. Instructions on how to install the ROM after the jump.Read More

Install Overclock / Undervolt Kernel On T-Mobile LG G2X

G2X - which is the T-mobile variant of one of the most powerful Android devices out there i.e. LG Optimus 2X - has started receiving the goods that were meant for the Optimus 2X. Earlier we covered the rooting guide for the G2X followed by the installation of a test version of the ClockworkMod Recovery. Today we have a kernel developed by XDA-Developers forum member Cpasjuste that goes far into overclocking your G2X’s CPU and even allows you to lower the voltages for lower CPU temperatures and a better battery life. Read on to download this kernel and how to flash it to your G2X.Read More

How To Root / Unroot T-Mobile LG G2X On Mac / Linux

Earlier we had covered the rooting of the T-Mobile G2X via SuperOneClick, but that was for Windows only. Not fair to the Mac and Linux users is it? Well, no need to fret over it anymore. Thanks to XDA-Developers forum member jnichols959, you now have a shell script similar to the one like SuperOneClick to be used on the Mac and Linux platforms to help you root your T-Mobile G2X. For more on this tool and how to use it, read on!Read More

Install Test Version Of ClockworkMod Recovery For T-Mobile LG G2X

With the T-Mobile G2X being rooted, work is underway for porting the much famous ClockworkMod custom recovery to the device. The effort hasn’t been in vain with XDA-Developers member ctso releasing the test version for people willing to test it our on their devices. However there’s a catch; the method used to install the recovery onto the G2X is so far only Linux based, but we can be sure that Windows and Mac methods would soon follow. For more on the ClockworkMod recovery and how to install it on the G2X, read on!Read More