8 Sep 2015

Install Stock Based Miui V7 custom rom On lg g2 D802,D801 and D800

After the success of optimus g and g pro lg announced its next gen flagship Lg G2 with all the specifications that fits in this generation and with improved camera, compact design and newly introduced button placement it has become a huge hit for lg.It is was well received by smartphone enthusiast and also be developers.

About lg g2: It comes with a 5.2inch 1080p screen with corning gorilla glass 2 protection.There is a quad core snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.26ghz with adreno 330 gpu.There is 2gb ram with 16 or 32gb internal storage option.Primary camera on this device is 13mp unit while the secondary camera is 2.1mp which can record videos up to 1080p.There is a 3000mah battery which powers the device.

Lg g2 is flagship device which means it will be released in many variants depending on carrier and region of availability.Model numbers of different variants are D800, D801, D802, D805, Vs980, Ls980, F320,l320,S320.

Though lg didn't provide any official method  for bootloader unlock, seth shelnutt the developer of freegee app has provided a solution which makes it easy to install a custom recovery on lg g2.With this development there are lot of custom roms available for lg g2 with latest version of android.

If you are bored with all the custom roms which are available for lg g2 and want to fo a rom with different ui but great support them Miui V7 rom is for you.This rom is flashable on all variant of g2 which are mentioned above.Since flashing is a risky process we take no responsibility for all the emotional nuclear blasts that happen in your heart if it fails to boot after flashing.so proceed at your own risk.

Install Stock Based Miui V7 custom rom On lg g2:

Install Stock Based Miui V7 custom rom On lg g2
Install Stock Based Miui V7 custom rom On lg g2 
About miui V7:
Miui is one of the best and awesome custom rom out there.As we all aware of it that it is a stock rom for all xiaomi devices but they open sourced it  and is widely available for lot of other branded devices through official support or even ports.Recently xiaomi has announced miui v7 with lot of changes in user interface but it still has android kitkat as a base.This rom which is flashable on all variants of lg g2 is compiled by the developer kin92 using stock kitkat rom as a base.A big thanks to him for bringing this rom for our device.
miui v7 custom rom lg g2
miui v7 custom rom lg g2
  • Face recognition: Default gallery in miui has a new feature which detects face which makes it easy to categorise all the images of a person.This is really a useful feature if you store lot of photos on your device.
  • Video ringtone: If you are bored with the photo caller id and ringtone you can switch to a small video ringtone instead of just a song.when you receive a call a video which you have set will be played along with ringtone.
  • Changes to interface: There are three modes for the home screen which which are focused on boys, girls and business.These modes just change the appearance of icons and wallpaper which might be pleasing to your eyes.
  • Font size: If you don't like default font size then you can adjust its size to suit your eyes. 
  • Muse: One of the highlighting feature of miui is its theme engine.You can blends various elements of other themes into one.But if you are not pleased with all the themes and combinations that you can make then you can create your own them with the help of muse app.
  • Performance has been improved by about 30% while  decreasing the power consumption by about 25% which is nice.
  • Miui Launcher: This launcher is completely different from other aosp launchers which you are familiar with.Feature no app drawer and apps resides on home screen it self.
  • Traffic indicator: Network traffic indication is also available for ongoing traffic.Both download and upload speeds are displayed at same time on status bar.
  • Theme engine: miui is one of the first rom to offer a theme engine.There are lacks of themes in mi store and some are paid versions too.Yo can use mi tools which is a modified xposed framework to run on miui to get all paid themes for free.With this theme engine you can change wallpapers ,boot animations,ring tones, navigation panel theme,status bar theme,lock screen theme,icons and what ever.You can even overlap individual theme elements too.
  • Utility tool: This helps to clear cache,virus scan,permission etc.
  • Guest mode: Guest mode is enabled by default and is locked in privacy protection.
  • Notifications: Notifications appear in form of "heads up" which you must be familiar with.
  • Features a do not disturb mode too.
  • Status bar: It features transparent status bar as usual.There is a network monitor too for ongoing Internet traffic.You can see your upload and download speed in status bar.Swiping down from status bar will bring you notification panel and swiping left on it will take you to quick toggles.
  • Unlock your phone when a trusted blue tooth device is nearby which might remind you of "MI band".
  • Permission manager: You can control permissions for individual app.
These are the features of miui v7 and miui itself and you can explore rest of the features by flashing this on your Lg g2 D802,D801 and D800.If you are on stock rom without even root access then you have to follow all the steps carefully.
  • Check you Lg G2 model number by going into about device and confirm that you are using D802,D801 and D800.This rom is actually flashable on all variants of this device.
  • Make sure that lg mobile utility drivers are already installed on your computer.If you don't have then do install them.
  • You must have updated it to official kitkat or lollipop that is already available if you are starting from scratch.
  • Root: You need to have root access on your lg g2 to flash Miui V7 .
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes contacts,apps,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud networks as Flashing miui v7 on lg g2 might erase all the data on your device.
  • Backup Efs partitions: This is for those who already have twrp installed.Backup all your efs partition of your Lg lg g2 on existing rom.Just in case if you loose signal or imei  you can just restore it back.
  • Battery: Charge your Lg G2 85% so that you wont encounter any battery related problems while updating it.
  • You must have a unlocked bootloader on lg g2 to flash this rom.
  • Downloads:Lollipop based Miui v7 rom for lg g2 on your computer or device.
  • Recovery: You need a custom recovery like twrp or cwm or philz installed on your device.

#1 How to root LG g2 D802,D801 and D800:
  • Download towel root apk on your lg g2 and install it.
  • Enable usb debugging on your smart phone.Go to settings and then to about device.You will find build number there.Tap on it until you see a toast message yo are now a developer.Go back and you will find developer options.Click on it and mark on enable usb debugging.
  • Open towel root apk and you will notice a tab which says make it ra 1n.Click on it and wait for the process to complete.
  • Once the process completes just reboot the device.
  • Download and install busy box and super user from playstore for full root access.
#2 Installing Twrp on lg g2 :
  • Open playstore on your lg g2 and search for an app called freegee.
  • Install app and run it.If it asks root access grant permission always.It downloads supported devices list and let it be done.
  • Once list is downloaded you will see various options select backup efs first.
  • Now select twrp recovery and confirm to flash it.
  • Once it is flashed yo can reboot to recovery.Freegee might not install latest one so yo need to flash latest official one again using official app.For a latest recovery follow below steps.
  • Open playstore app and search for twrp manager app.
  • Download app and open it.
  • If you are asked to grant super user permissions.Simply grant always.
  • Once you grant the permissions do a swipe from the left and you will find several options.
  • Choose the options "Install twrp" and you will be greeted with two more options.One is  device name  and other to install.
  • Click device name and scroll down  and you will find lg g2 D802,D801 and D800 Click on it.
  • Now choose which version to be installed and then click on install recovery.
  • App downloads it and flashes it.
  • Once done you can reboot to recovery from the app itself.

#3a Flashing Miui v7 using Twrp:

  • Download Miui v7 custom rom for Lg g2 and Gapps transfer them to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  • Power of the device completely and wait for few seconds to confirm that it is completely off.
  • Using button combinations reboot into recovery or use quick boot app to enter recovery
  • Once you are in recovery backup existing rom first. It might about 5 minutes for backup to complete and do not interrupt backup process.
  • Click on back and choose advance wipe option.
  • Select data,system,cache,dalvik cache and swipe to confirm wipe.
  • Once you have wiped required partitions go back and click on install.
  • Navigate to location where you have placed your lg g2 rom and select it.
  • Swipe to confirm flash and wait for 5 minutes for process to complete.
  • Again click on install and select gapps this time,swipe to confirm to flash.
  • Once gapps are flashed reboot to system.Wait at least 15 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore its features.
  • If your Lg G2 fails to boot remove battery and put it back. Reboot it to recovery and this wipe system  and flash the rom again.
#3b Flashing Miui V7 using cwm :
  • Download Miui v7 rom for lg g2 and transfer it to internal storage.
  • Press and hold power button and when you get boot options click on boot into recovery if you have it or just click on power off.
  • Once you have turned off your Lg g2 then press and hold volume up and down buttons while powering it on.You will enter fastboot mode.
  • Now reboot it to recovery and make a backup first if you don't have it.
  • Once done click on wipe data and do a factory reset.
  • Now click on install and select the zip file which you have downloaded and flash it.
  • Once flashing is done just reboot it.If you don't have cwm or philz then flash it with twrp recovery.

Must read: Resurrection remix rom Lg g2 D802 and D801

#3c Flashing Miui V7 using Philz recovery:
  • Download miui v7 for lg g2 and place it in a folder which can be easily accessible on device internal storage.
  • Reboot into philz recovery using button combination and make a nandroid backup.
  • After backing up wipe cache,system and data partitions. 
  • Click on install and select miui v7 rom zip file and flash it.
  • If you need gapps flash them too and reboot
After flashing with any one of the recovery it rom boot and you don't get any signal or completely lost imei then you have to flash rom again using another recovery.So it is better to have all other recovery files too on your device.

By following above procedure you will be to flash Miui V7 custom rom on Lg G2 D802,D801 and D800.If you are experiencing any troubles then leave a comment below.
Install Stock Based Miui V7 custom rom On lg g2 D802,D801 and D800 Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 15:38 Rating: 5 After the success of optimus g and g pro lg announced its next gen flagship Lg G2 with all the spec...

No comments: