Download Mode is an LG Exclusive mode. It was designed to serve the Service Centers, but it has been a godsend to hackers of the device. It lets you easily flash onto the device in a much safer manner then would be possible. Putting your LG Spirit 4G into Download Mode is an easy way.

Steps to get LG Spirit 4G into Download Mode:

  1. Power off the LG Spirit 4G (holding the power button until the phone forces itself off).
  2. Remove the battery from the phone
  3. Holding down Volume Up & Volume Down and connect the USB cable. The screen will go black and then display download mode.
  4. To get out of it, just hold down the power key to power off the device.

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Start your LG Spirit 4G Android smartphone in Safe Mode. This MODE will allow you to access the device if a setting or software has caused an issue or testing out new configuration parameter settings, and so on.

How to start in Safe Mode on LG Spirit 4G

  1. Power the LG Spirit 4G off.
  2. Hold both “Volume Up & Volume Down” and press “Power Button” until boot screen
  3. Release “Power Button” when boot screen comes on and continue to hold “Volume Up & Volume Down” until unlock screen
  4. Release all and unlock, "SafeMode" should be in the lower left corner of the screen.

To take the device out of Safe Mode, simply turn the device off, then back on.

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The LG Spectrum has a software update coming according to Verizon. Relax, this one as build VS920ZV8 but it’s not Jelly Bean. This is just the first official software update since it received Android 4.0 ICS from Verizon last October.

The update looks like removing some of the bloat on the device including Rhapsody, Blockbuster, V CAST Apps, V CAST App Installer and Verizon Video.

The update is 73.1MB in size and it will probably land shortly.

Check out the full list below.

Device Enhancements and Updates

  • Apps including Rhapsody, V CAST Apps, Verizon Video, V CAST App Installer and Blockbuster have been removed.
  • Improved dialer performance to initiate a call.
  • User can take a picture while on a voice call.
  • Improved LG keyboard actions.
  • Added “All calls to voicemail” option so user can reject incoming calls.
  • Power button turns on LCD backlight while on a voice call.

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