Dec
18
Filed Under (LG Cell Phone Software, LG Pad) by lg-phones on 18-12-2013

If you followed our instructions to the letter before, you should have a rooted LG Pad 8.3 tablet. For now, here’s three custom roms I’ve been playing with on LG G Pad 8.3, with a rundown of what they do and how they perform.

1. CMB – 4.4.1 for LG G Pad 8.3:

Features

  • Based on Android 4.4.2_r1, CM11.0
  • All current features CM11.0
  • Customized Dark Holo Theme With Gray ActionBars
  • Dark Mms
  • Dark Calendar
  • Dark Contacts
  • Ramdisk security tweaks, you can adb as root now!
  • Bash "tab to complete"
  • Remount helper, in adb shell
    • remount /system

Downloads:

Instructions:

  1. You must have a rooted device with one of the custom recoveries flashed (TWRP Recommended)
  2. Copy rom and gapps to your sdcard
  3. Reboot into recovery using adb, type code:
    1. adb reboot recovery
  4. Wipe data/Factory Reset
  5. Flash Rom and Gapps
  6. Reboot and Enjoy

2. AOKP – 4.4.2 for LG G Pad 8.3:

Downloads:

Instructions:

  1. Download the rom, gapps of your choosing.
  2. Reboot to CWM or TWRP whichever you choose to use. (must be the newest version)
  3. Wipe data/Factory reset
  4. Flash Rom
  5. Flash Gapps
  6. Reboot and Enjoy

3. CM11 – 4.4.2 for LG G Pad 8.3:

Downloads:

Disclaimer: We are not responsible for anything you do to your device, but we will do our best to assist if something goes wrong! Root will most certainly void your warranty. To get your tablet serviced best would be best to flash back to a stock ROM.

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE tablet Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Dec
16
Filed Under (LG Cell Phone Software, LG Pad) by lg-phones on 16-12-2013

With the TWRP custom recovery installed on your LG G Pad 8.3, you can control your tablet’s OS from outside – it means you can control it without actually turning on your Android device. You can install custom mods on your tablet. Possibilities are limitless. It’s totally up to you to what you do with your tablet.

TWRP 2.6.3.1 for cm/aosp 3 versions:

How to install TWRP custom recovery on LG G Pad 8.3:

  1. Root your tablet via this method: How to Root LG G Pad 8.3 V500
  2. Install SDK (fastboot and adb) drivers: http://developer.android.com/index.html 
  3. Download TWRP recovery and loki zip file
  4. Unzip loki and place twrp in bin folder of loki
  5. Plug your tablet into PC
  6. Open a terminal and cd to that bin folder
  7. then run these commands:
    • adb push loki_flash /data/local/tmp/loki_flash
    • adb push twrp.lok /data/local/tmp/twrp.lok
    • adb shell
    • su
    • cd /data/local/tmp
    • chmod 777 loki_flash
    • ./loki_flash recovery /data/local/tmp/twrp.lok
    • exit
    • exit
    • adb reboot recovery
  8. That is it you will now be in recovery. Congratulations!

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE tablet Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Dec
14

The Android 4.4 KitKat-based CM 11 nightlies builds have just been released for the LG G Pad 8.3 and are ready to download and flash. CyanogenMod is a custom replacement ROM for many Android devices that offers speed, stability, and a continuing upgrade and development path after carriers have abandoned a device.

If you’re interested in checking out what your tablet has to offer, download CM 11 nightly for LG G Pad 8.3 and Gapps for Android 4.4, flash a custom recovery, backup your Sense ROM and, finally, install CM11 and Gapps, wipe data, then reboot.

The Android 4.4 KitKat-based CM11 is also working on the Google Play Edition model, codenamed V510.

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE tablet Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

CM11

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