CM9 ICS Unofficial ROM on LG Optimus Black P970

Monday, December 17, 2012

/ by Aman Banka
The LG Optimus Black P970 was released back in may 2011 as the first phone to boast the NOVA display which promised unmatched brightness levels( it kicked the lives out of beasts like Nokia N8 or the Apple Iphone 4) along with sharp contrast to deliver some eye popping android experience upfront. The phone ticked a TI OMAP 3630 1GHz processor along coupled with 512Mb of RAM and the dependable PowerVR SGX530 GPU to handle all those High Definition requirements of your’s. The phone shipped around with Android 2.2 onboard and has been recently Quoted as Android 4.0 upgradable  along with the new boxes shipping with ICS out-of-the-box.
CM9 ICS ROM on LG Optimus Black P970

But anyways, we know, it is LG and surely to get you rid off this pain of your’s misery, we are here for you with this Cyanogenmod9 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for your LG Optimus Black.
About the ROM
CM9 or Cyanogenmod9 is the set of off-market firmware by the Cyanogenmod team, who are well known for their off-market support for various phones which most of the companies refuse to keep in the pace. Cyanogenmod9 is based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich along with a lot of tweaks and customisable settings which can help you get the better out of your android device and have a taste of the full potential of their droids. Cyanogenmod team supports a large no. of devices but those missing out have been backed up via ported ROMs by various developer communities on the XDA forums.
Also, before you install the ROM, kindly make a backup of your current ROM so that you can revert back if you do not wish to stay with this ROM.
Pre-Installation Procedure
  1. Back up all apps using ASTRO File Manager. You can get the APK files using ASTRO and later restore it. Rooted users have a better option of using Titanium Backup.
  2. Back up all contacts to SD card.
  3. Backup SMS on Android.
  4. Backup call log on Android.
  5. Have minimum 60% charge on your phone else you might get stuck while the update process is running on your device.
  6. Remove any security or Anti-virus app if you have them installed.
We are not responsible for any damage that your device may face during this process. The developer is also not responsible for the same. There are little chances that your device may face any issue. However, try this at your own risk. This process voids the warranty of your device. If you have any Problem just comment Below & we will try to find the solution of that Problem.
Steps to Install CM9 ICS ROM on LG Optimus Black -
  1. ownload the ROM zip file [ ] - Here
  2. Download the GAPPS File [ ] - Here
  3. Connect the Phone to PC using USB Cable.
  4. Copy the downloaded zip to the your SD Card.
  5. Disconnect from PC.
  6. Open the ROM Manager App on your Phone & then Reboot into "Recovery Mode"
  7. In the Recovery Mode, you can navigate using the Volume Buttons and Select using Lock Screen button.
  8. Volume Up Button to Move UP, Volume Down Button to Move DOWN & Lock Screen Button to SELECT
  9. Use these to navigate and select “Wipe data/Factory Reset” and then “Wipe cache Partition” and then Go to “Advance” Option & select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.
  10. Now, Go Back and select “Install zip from SD card” and then select “Choose zip from sdcard” and now install the "" file.
  11. After it gets completed, you can flash the GAPPS file in a similar fashion and get back using the navigating buttons and select “Reboot” and you are done!.
Now you have CM9 ROM Android 4.0 Installed on your LG Optimus Black P970.

For any more Queries Comment Below.

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