In this post, we’re going to learn how to restore a bricked LG K30 by flashing the stock firmware (kdz) using LGUP software.
This post can also help you to recover your phone if your K30 firmware update was stuck at some point and now you are unable to boot your phone.
First of all, we’re going to download the required files. You can download them from respective download links –
LG Mobile Driver v4.4.2 .exe setup file –
LGUP Dual Mode Zip file – Extract the zip file after downloading
LG K30 MetroPCS X410Mk20h Android Oreo 8.1 Stock Firmware Zip file – Extract the zip file after downloading
LG K30 T-Mobile X410Tk20f Android Oreo 8.1 Stock Firmware kdz file –
How to Upgrade / Downgrade / Unbrick LG K30 LMX410 MetroPCS / T-Mobile Firmware using LGUP
After downloading and extracting the necessary files, Let’s start the process by installing the LG Mobile Driver.
Double-click the “LGMobileDriver 4.4.2” file to initiate the installation process.
Click “NEXT” to proceed further and complete the installation.
The driver is installed successfully. Now, we’re ready to connect our LG K30 to the computer in download mode.
To boot LG K30 into download mode,
Power OFF your phone
Insert one end of the USB data cable in the phone’s USB port
Press the Volume UP key on your phone.
Keep it pressed, and connect the other end of the USB data cable to the computer
The phone should now boot into the download mode.
Download mode is a Firmware Update screen with a black background as shown in the pictures above.
Wait for the USB Serial Port and USB Modem driver to install.
In the device manager, we can check the installation status under “Modems” & “Ports(COM &LPT)” as visible in the screenshot above.
After extracting the LGUP_DualMode folder, Open it to view the files.
Tap , “LGUP_Store_Frame_Ver_1_14_3” setup file to install it.
Finish the installation but don’t run LGUP yet.
Right-click “SetUser” file, and click “Run as administrator” as shown above.
Now click “LGUPU” file to load LGUP software.
Our connected phone LG K30 is visible in LGUP as LM-X410MK.
The current firmware version is X410MK20c. We’re going to upgrade it to X410MK20h
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