1 Sep 2015

Install Resurrection remix custom rom on Lg optimus G pro E988,E985,E980

Optimus G pro is one of the best android devices that Lg ever released.It comes with a snapdragon s4 pro quad core processor clocked at 1.7 ghz with 2gb of ram along with 16 or 32gb internal storage options. It was initially released with  android jellybean and later lg had updated it to kitkat.

Recently Lg released another update to this beast which is android lollipop 5.0 based.If you want to update it to latest version of android then that is android 5.1.1 then you have to go for custom roms. Resurrection rom is one of the best custom roms which is available for all variant of optimus g pro which means you can flash this rom E988, E985 and E980 models without any fear of bootloops or bricking.

There are lot of other lollipop based custom roms for optimus g pro and we also have detailed guide on installing too.But before proceeding we all know that flashing is a risky process and neither we or the developers don't take any responsibility for that emotional feelings that arise in your heart in case if you brick your device.So you have to proceed at your own risk.

Before going further:
  • Check you Lg optimus G pro model number by going into about device and confirm that you are using either of E980, E988 or E985.This is essential as flashing resurrection remix rom on other variants like the Korean F240 might harm your device or even brick it.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 optimus G pro to resurrection remix rom.
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes contacts,apps,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud networks as flashing resurrection remix rom on optimus g pro E980 , E988 or E985 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 optimus G Pro on current Rom or firmware.Just in case if you loose signal or imei  you can just restore it back.
  • Battery: Charge your Lg E980 or E988 or E985 to 70% so that you wont encounter any battery related problems while flashing it.
  • You must have a unlocked bootloader to flash this rom.
  • Downloads:Lollipop based resurrection remix rom for optimus g pro (google drive) on your device.
  • Recovery: You need a custom recovery installed on your device.If you don't have one then check this guide on installing twrp recovery on Optimus g pro.

Resurrection remix rom for Optimus G pro E980,E985,E988:

Install Resurrection remix rom Lg optimus G pro E988,E985,E980
Install Resurrection remix rom Lg optimus G pro E988,E985,E980
About resurrection remix rom:

This Resurrection remix  which your are about to flash on Lg optimus g pro E988,E985,E980 is based on android 5.1.1 lollipop and which is in turn based on cyanogenmod,slim,omni and original remix roms.So you can all the best features of other famous roms are included in this rom along with performance and a decent battery life.
resurrection remix rom optimus g pro E985 e988 e980
resurrection remix rom optimus g pro E985 e988 e980
This is an unofficial remix firmware which means you will get less updates(mostly update when developer has free time to do).This is compiled by a xda senior member "Alezzander_",a big thanks to him for compiling this rom for optimus g pro.
Features of this rom:
  • Theme enigne: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom rom which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tones and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
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  • App circle Bar:Swiping from the left or right edges of the screen an app bar pops up and you can choose what app you want to launch.This is great way of multitasking.
  • Gesture anywhere: This basically lets to open any app at any time(while using other apps) with just a gesture.You have to set the gestures and use them.Though you get any floating  type apps so that they can be used over other apps as multitasking its still a nice feature to have.
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  • Status bar tweaks: Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Various tweaks are available to carrier label too like color and switch.Quick and smart pull down are also present.Battery icon too has tweaks.
  • Network speed: On going network speed is displayed on status bar.Both upload and download speed are displayed and you can adjust time interval.
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  • Lock screen mods: This includes placing of 5 shortcuts on lock screen and also set targets for the slider.
  • Navigation bar tweaks: You can enable disable or navigation bar and also you can adjust the size of navigation bar.Navigation ring included toggles to in case of quick access just swipe from bottom of screen and you can access apps which you have set.
  • Recent panel mods: Stock recent panel do not have an option to clear all the apps at once.In this rom you a button to clear apps and can even set the position of the button.
These are some of the features of the resurrection remix rom and you can explore more features by flashing this on your Lg optimus G Pro.
If you are staring from scratch then you have to root this device and then install a custom recovery and finally have to flash this rom.

Also read: Miui V7 for optimus g pro e980

#1 Root optimus g pro E988,E985,E980:
  • Download towel root apk on your device and install it.
  • Enable usb debugging on your smartphone.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.
    root lg optimus g pro e988 e980
    root lg optimus g pro e988 e980
  • Once the process completes just reboot the device.
  • Download and install busy box and super user from playstore for full root access.
#2 Installing recovery on Optimus g Pro:
  • Open playstore on your handset 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 optimus g pro e980 or e988. 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.

#3 Flash resurrection remix rom using Twrp recovery:

  • Download resurrection remix for optimus g pro and Gapps transfer them to sd card 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 Optimus G pro 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 optimus G pro fails to boot remove battery and put it back. Reboot it to recovery and this wipe system  and flash the rom again.
By following the above procedure you will be able to install resurrection remix rom on optimus G pro E988,E985,E980. If you have any other queries don't forget to leave a comment below.
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