Software update for the LG Optimus G Pro (E980)
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LG Optimus G Pro (E980)

Software update for the LG Optimus G Pro (E980)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's changing: Device security improvements

 

  • Release date: September 29, 2015
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: APQ8064/MDM9x15M
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0
  • Build number: KOT49I.E98020i
  • File size: 9.47MB
  • Software version: E98020i

 

Getting started

  1. You can download the update via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA). 
  2. You must connect your device to Wi-Fi to download the update.
  3. Although there should be no impacts to settings or data, we recommend that you back up your media files to an SD card, a PC, or using a favorite application (from the Play Store), prior to upgrading the software.

Update & verify software

To update the software
  1. Make sure your device is sufficiently charged and connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. From the Home screen, press the Menu key. 
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. From the General tab, tap About phone > Software update > Update Now.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update.
  6. The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs.

To verify the update
  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key. 
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. From the General tab, tap About phone > Software information
  4. The device has the latest software if the Baseband version, Build number, and Software version match the current update details.

Previous updates

DateDetails
Aug. 7, 2014 
  • Update to Android 4.4, including improved security 
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: APQ8064/MDM9x15M
  • Software Version: E98020h
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0
  • Build number: KOT49I.E98020h
  • File size:
    • E98010g -> E98020h: 791MB
    • E98010k -> E98020h: 780MB
    • E98010p -> E98020h: 758MB
    • E98020g -> E98020h: 5.15MB (Wi-Fi not required)
May 2014 
  • Pushed via FOTA over Wi-Fi
  • 700-800MB
  • Restyled status and navigation bars
  • New full-screen mode
  • Stronger security
  • Battery performance improvements
  • Google Cloud Printer support
  • Enhanced processing speed
  • Upgrade to Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: APQ8064/MDM9x15M
  • Build number: KOT49I.E98020g
  • Software version: E98020g 
Jan. 2014 
  • Pushed via FOTA over Wi-Fi
  • Closed Captioning: Closed captioning option will appear in full screen mode for video files that are closed captioning supported.
  • Battery and Data icons in AT&T apps folder: You now have quick and easy access from your device home screen in the AT&T folder to manage data usage or optimize battery life.
  • Dual camera: You can take still photos using the front and rear camera at the same time.
  • Video pause and resume: You can pause and resume while recording a video.
  • Smart video: With eye detection, if you stop watching a video, the video will pause.
  • Home button LED: You can set the home button LED for Favorite contacts. Go to Favorite contact > Edit > Home Button LED.
  • Unused apps: You can set notifications for unused apps at: Settings > Apps > Menu key > Unused apps.
  • Android version: 4.1.2
  • Software Version: E98010n
  • Baseband version: APQ8064/MDM9x15M
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0
  • Build number: JZO54K 
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