LG K20 Plus USB / ADB Drivers Windows 10 for MP260 & TP260

In this post, we’re going to install the 3 most significant drivers for LG K20 Plus.

When you connect your K20 Plus to PC, different drivers are needed for different modes. The very basic and most useful is MTP (File Transfer) mode, driver. It facilitates file transfer between your phone and the computer.

The second one is the ADB driver. This driver gets installed when USB debugging is enabled. This helps in connecting the phone in ADB/Fastboot mode and is needed to unlock the K20 plus bootloader.

The 3rd one is the USB Modem/Serial Port driver. It needs to be installed while in Download Mode to update/unbrick K20 Plus with stock firmware.

So, Let’s start by downloading and installing LG K20 plus driver for Windows and MAC.

LG K20 Plus Drivers for Windows 10 & MAC

Download the latest LG USB Driver (v4.2) for Windows 10 and below. You can download it from the below link –

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LG K20 Plus – How to Enable USB Debugging and Developer options

USB Debugging and OEM unlock needs to be turned on within the developer options to unlock the bootloader of LG K20 Plus. However, if you’ll look for developer options in Settings, you won’t find it anywhere.

In the earlier versions of Android, developer mode had quite a few options so it was kept visible by default. Since Lollipop, many more features are added which are meant for developers only and a normal user can do more harm than good by messing up with these settings. So keeping in mind the majority of the users its kept hidden but can be enabled quite easily with few taps on Build Number. Let’s see how to do this.

 

How to enable USB Debugging on LG K20 Plus

 

 

LG K20 Plus Enable Developer Options

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LG K20 Plus Downgrade Android Software Version-mp26010x to mp26010j

In most of the cases, a firmware downgrade is performed to gain root. A firmware update patches the security exploit so downgrading comes to resue.

However, in our case rooting will never be an issue thanks to the unlockable bootloader of LG K20 plus

For K20 Plus we need to downgrade only if stuck on Google’s Factory Reset Protection (FRP) screen while doing a hard reset. To bypass the Google account verification process (FRP) on LG K20 Plus we’ve to downgrade the firmware to mp26010j. Let’s see how to do this –

How to Downgrade LG K20 Plus Android Firmware –

 

The first step is to boot the phone in download mode.

 

LG K20 Plus Download Mode Firmware Update

To enter download mode –

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