How to fix ClockworkMod Recovery BootLoop on LG Esteem

There is a known boot loop issue when installing ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) on the LG Esteem. If you’re stuck now in recovery bootloop. Every time you reboot, it only goes straight to Clockworkmod recovery. Here is the guide for you to get rid of the bootloop.


How to:

  1. Power your LG Esteem down by holding the power button until it turns off.
  2. Remove your SD card and place it in your PC or card reader.
  3. Copy the file you down loaded above in the root directory of your SD card (not in any folder)
  4. Instert the SD card into your LG Esteem and get your phone into ClockworkMod Recovery
  5. Once you boot into CWM do the following from the menu choices:
    1. wipe cache partition
    2. advanced > -Wipe Dalvik Cache
    3. install zip from sdcard
    4. choose zip from sdcard
    5. select the zip file you saved to SD card and then yes
  6. reboot and you should be Good to go

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CyanogenMod 10 now available for LG Esteem 4G

LG Esteem 4G owners would be glad to know that the Android 4 based custom rom, CyanogenMod 10 has arrived, though still a pre-alpha version. We believe that there are still a few issues with the build, but it mostly sounds like a solid operating system. right?

Will you be giving Cyanogenmod 10 a try on your LG Esteem 4G?  Let us know how it works for you!

Warning: I am not responsible for anything happened on your phone


How to install:

  1. Make sure you’ve install the latest CWM on your phone
  3. Wipe data/factory reset
  4. Flash ROM
  5. Flash GAPPS
  6. Reboot, let it sit for a few minutes to settle in
  7. Reboot, and have fun


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LG Esteem Stock APKs

This should make it easier for people to get LG Esteem Stock APKs. Instead of downloading the whole ZIP file, just download the one you want.

LG Esteem Stock APKs Download

How to install the stock app APKs on LG Esteem steps:

  1. Download ALL APKs that you need/want.
  2. Paste onto your SD Card(Internal or External, don’t bother trying to install).
  3. Open a Root Browser of your choice and move all downloaded APKs to “system/app”.
  4. Reboot phone for changes to take affect and all downloaded APKs should be installed.

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Broken Out ZVD Rom for LG Esteem

Broken Out ZVD ICS Rom is a very lightweight rom for LG Esteem built both for speed and stability.

This rom is based off of the latest LG update to Gingerbread 2.3.4 version ZVD. It is fully deodexed, and debloated. Almost all of LG has been replaced and as time goes by, I hope to remove the rest. Swype has also been changed to the newest Beta. A few items have been replaced with AOSP versions to increase speed and decrease size. Also included is the appwidgetpicker to clean that up.

How do I install Broken Out ZVD ICS Rom on LG Esteem?
1.) Download the .zip & make sure 4g is enabled.
2.) Place zip in external sdcard
3.) Back up
4.) WIPE DATA!!! (You do not need to wipe if already on BrokenOut!)
5.) Go to install zip from sdcard
6.) Select
7.) Do not wipe data after flashing!!!
8.) Reboot!
9.) To Block CIQ Logs Requires Reboot After Initial Boot

Broken Out ZVD ICS Rom for LG Esteem Downloads


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Themes for LG Esteem

Here are some nice themes for LG Esteem owners.

1. LD-ICK Theme

-Holo Launcher (Very ICS looking)
-ICS Wallpapers
-ICS Sound FX
-ICS Window Animations
-ICS Swipe to Clear
-ICS Statustbar item layout
-ICS Settings layout
-MT’s Power Menu (with all needed files for screenshot)

What’s themed?
-themed framework & system ui
-camera icon
-download provider
-google search
-power control
-added wallpapers
-volume sliders
-more ics ui theming

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LD-LG ZVD Rom for LG Esteem

Warning: Installing this Rom WILL format your system & Cache partitions prior to installation!!! Please backup your LG Esteem before you deciding to install the rom.

LD-LG ZVD Rom Included:

  • Power Menu Options [reboot, recovery & screenshot] (Thanks mtmichaelson)
  • LD-ZVD Speed Kernel
  • Stock Lockscreen (thanks MT)
  • Stock Metro/LG Theme & Launcher
  • Minor UI tweaks (for the better!)
  • Really debloated
  • Light & Fast
  • Huge Battery life
  • Removed ALL Metro crApps
  • ICS Swipe to remove notifications
  • Universal Adrenaline Shot modified for the rom
  • Data/app functionality!!!
  • Build Prop tweaks

These apps come installed to data by default, so you have the choice to delete them in “settings/applications/manage applications” if you don’t want them!

LD-LG ZVD for LG Esteem Download:

How to install the LD-LG ZVD rom on LG Esteem Steps:

  1. The installer-script is set to format system, cache & dalvik cache
  2. Make Backup of current ROM
  3. Wipe Data (use ez-wipe or manually via recovery)
  4. Flash rom
  5. Reboot and Enjoy
  6. Reboot again to enjoy even more! seriously!!!


  1. After flashing the rom and booting it up, you must REBOOT one more time for the ram tweaks to take affect!! Does NOT matter when, just at some point remember to reboot lol
  2. If you choose to Over Clock the rom, you should edit the sleepmode tweak in build.prop, the value is set at =1, you must change that value to =2 for better performance you can use Rom Toolbox from google play for free to do this.

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