Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean ROM on LG Optimus Black P970

Monday, December 17, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean ROM for LG Optimus Black P970 is now available to Install on your phone. The Jelly Bean ROM is named as AOKP Jelly Bean ROM. You can upgrade your LG Optimus Black to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System mobile with this guide.
The LG Optimus Black comes with Android 2.2 Froyo as a default Operating system. You can upgrade your phone to Android 2.3 Gingerbread officially from LG website. But, Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) update is not available for the phone officially. The update may be available in future. The phone has comes with 4" IPS Nova Display. And having 5 Mega Pixel Primary camera and 2 Mega Pixel Secondary camera. And the phone is one of the good phone which comes with 1 GHz Cortex A8 Processor.

Jelly Bean ROM on LG Optimus Black P970


  • We are not responsible for any damages that may happened due to using this ROM. If any problem happens that related to installing, we will help you to solve it.
  • Use this guide at your own risk. We shall not have any liability or responsibility for whatever happens to you and your device by using the instructions in this guide.
  • The instructions provided in this tutorial for educational purpose only. There is no guarantee that these steps will work for your device.
  • The steps given in this tutorial is only to use with LG Optimus Black and the model number P970. Applying this guide to any other device or any other model may produce many problems.
  • Read and Understand the whole tutorial first, before going to perform the steps.
Pre-Requirements to Install Jelly Bean on LG Optimus Black P970

  • Back up all apps using ASTRO File Manager. You can get the APK files using ASTRO and later restore it. Rooted users can use Titanium Backup which also backs up data along with the apps.
  • SMS – How to Backup Messages
  • Call Logs - How to Backup Call Logs
  • Contacts – Sync with Gmail App
  • Videos, Images, Songs and Other Files – Copy to internal / External SD card or System
  • APN Settings – Take Manual Note from “Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Then maintain minimum 60% charge in your phone’s battery. This will help you to don’t get switched of your phone.
  • And disable any antivirus and firewalls too.
How to Upgrade LG Optimus Black P970 to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean -

  • Download the AOKP Build 4 ROM ( ) – Download [ Updated ]
  • Then Download the Google Apps ( – Here
  • Connect the Phone to PC.
  • Copy and move the downloaded files to SD card.
  • Disconnect from Computer.
  • Open ROM Manager App. And select Reboot into Recovery
  • Then your phone will move on to ClockworkMod Custom Recovery page.
  • Select Wipe Data/Facotry reset and confirm it on the next page.
  • Select Wipe cache partition and confirm it on the next page.
  • Go back to Main menu of the Recovery page, Select Advanced and then Select Wipe Dalvik Cache and confirm it on its next page.
  • Then Go back to Main Menu, and select Install Zip from SD card and then select Choose Zip from SD card.
  • After that choose the aokp_p970_build_4.zipand confirm it on next page.
  • Then again do it also for Google Apps [ ].
  • After the installation complete, Go back to Main menu and select Reboot System Now option to restart your phone.
The Phone will now have the Jelly Bean Android 4.1.1 ROM Installed.

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