Verizon LG Spectrum 2 receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

The update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (build number VS93021B) is now available for the Verizon LG Spectrum 2 VS930. If you want to apply the update, you can do so by moseying into Menu > Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates now.

The update is a pretty sizeable 449.9MB so it may take some time to download and install but it will bring benefits such as Google Now, Notification Panel, Alarm Clock and more plus it’s also likely to include some Verizon fixes and changes.

So, LG Spectrum 2 owners on Verizon, how has your smartphone fared so far? Have you received the official update Over The Air automatically? Let us know with your comments.

Full details of the LG Spectrum 2 V21B JB Update:

GOOGLE NOW

  • Just the right information at just the right time. Get today’s weather before you start your day and know how much traffic to expect before you leave for work. Cards appear throughout the day automatically. Additionally, Google now is provided when selecting search on home screen. User can double tap the HW Home Key and add Google Now shortcut to lock screen.

NOTIFICATION PANEL

  • Take action directly from the notifications panel. Send emails, return calls and share photos. Notifications are expandable and you scan multiple emails, see event details or full images and more. User will enjoy an added brightness control bar and label for “clear” button.

ALARM CLOCK

  • Application link option is added for user’s alarm clock. User can select an app to auto-launch when user stops alarm. For example, if weather is selected, the user will be presented with Weather app screen when stops the alarm.User can set a music file as an alarm sound.

DEVICE ENHANCEMENTS

  • Weather application and widget have been updated
  • NFC LG Tag+ help has been improved
  • Brightness option has been moved to notification panel for global access
  • Browser now loads Google account bookmarks
  • Improved readability for email conversation
  • Optimized Bluetooth® connect/disconnect and audio stream switching implementations
  • User can back up contacts when the SIM is swapped to a new device
  • Preloaded widgets including Social+, Today+, Finance, News and Power Control have been removed

Via Verizon Wireless

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LG Spectrum 2 VS930 gets a V11A software Update

Verizon Wireless has released a software update for its LG Spectrum 2 VS930. Sadly, you’ll still be on Android 4.0.4 (build IMM76I), and you’ll now have software version VS93011A. Other than that, we can’t quite tell you what’s changed. The update, according to Verizon, improves performance and fixes bugs on the device.

So the wait continues for some Jelly Bean love for the Verizon LG Spectrum 2 , but some update is better than no update.

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CWM Recovery for LG Spectrum 2

The ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery is known as a perfect custom recovery that is used to install or flash with update custom ROM or firmware. Now it is available for LG Spectrum 2 Android phone. This recovery is original working for LTE2 by 985hPaKicK. It is running CWM 5.5.0.4.

CWM Recovery for LG Spectrum 2:

How to install:

Caution: It is risky while you start CWM custom recovery process without knowing proper information, because it may make dead or brick your LG Spectrum 2. Keep in mind this CWM recovery method is only for LG Spectrum 2 Android phone. Do not try it on other phones. Good luck.

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List of LG Spectrum 2 bloatware to Disable or Remove for better battery

Manufacturers and carriers often load Android phones with their own apps, which we call BlOATWARE. Commonly, they are not be run constantly. LG system let us DISABLE OR UNINSTALL BLOATWARE! So let’s manually take control of your LG Spectrum 2 and stop the them from now on.

Caution: Before you do this, Backup Your Device, I won’t be responsible for any damage of your device.

How to remove:

  1. Application Manager
  2. Uninstall Apps > uninstall the application there

How to disable:

  1. Settings
  2. Applications
  3. Find the app and tap it > Select Disable

Removable:

  • Alarm/Clock
  • Amazon
  • Amazon Kindle
  • Amazon MP
  • Amex Serve
  • Apps 3.06.94
  • Audible
  • Browser
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Calendar Storage
  • Calendar Widget
  • Camera
  • Car Home
  • Favorite Contacts Widget
  • Gallery
  • Google Play Books
  • Guided Tours
  • IMDb
  • Latitude
  • Maps
  • Mobile Hotspot
  • Music Player
  • MusicFX
  • Navigation
  • News
  • NFL Mobile
  • Play Books
  • Polaris Office
  • Real Racing
  • Richnote Widget
  • SmartShare
  • Talk
  • TalkBack
  • Task Manager
  • Today+ Widget
  • V CAST Tones
  • Voice Recorder
  • You Tube
  • VZ Navigator
  • Zappos

Disable:

  • Backup Assistant+ Contact style
  • Email Widget
  • Google Calendar Sync
  • Google Contacts Sync
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Google Services Framework
  • Google+
  • LG Tag+
  • LGSetupWizard
  • Media-in-One-widget
  • My Verizon
  • Network Location
  • Power Control Widget
  • Play Store
  • Richnote
  • Search
  • Search Applications Provider
  • Superuser
  • Verizon Login
  • Verizon Video
  • Video Player
  • Video Wiz
  • Voice Dialer

This is not from my own experience, this is from someone else’s. Do at your own risk.

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How to take a screenshot on LG Spectrum 2 VS930

If you have yet to realize with Android 4.0 on your LG Spectrum 2 VS930, you now can start taking screenshot without rooting it!

How to capture and edit screenshots on LG Spectrum 2 VS930:

  1. Just simply Press and hold the Volume Up and Down keys at the same time.
  2. Or tap the Quick Memo icon located in the Notifications Panel.
  3. Now tap the Pen icon located at the top of the screen to edit your pen options.
  4. Select a new pen color and tap the Pen icon again to close the options menu.
  5. You can EDIT your screenshot by drawing on the screen using your finger.
  6. To finish editing, tap the X icon located at the bottom of the screen.

PS: Screen captured are saved in /sdcard/ScreenCapture.

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Root All version of LG Optimus LTE 2 (F160L/S/K/LV/VS930)

Welcome all LG Optimus LTE 2 owners (and anyone else)!

This is a simple root method working for all versions of the LG Optimus LTE 2 (F160L/S/K/LV/Spectrum2VS930) with any OS (GB or ICS).

So all things you need to do:

  1. Download the zip file
  2. Extract it,
  3. Connect your phone
  4. Run root.exe and follow the steps
  5. Congrats, you now have root access
  6. Enjoy

LG Optimus LTE 2 root tool Download

This was tested on my LG Optimus LTE 2 F160S running Android 4.0.4 ICS. Please let me know what devices you’ve been successful using this method for, and remember the "thanks" too

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