User Manual



Working with phones based on Analog Device Microcontrollers

LG Analog Devices

Connecting the phone

  1. Select “LG Analog devices” in the Octopus Box Software window (element 1).
  2. Select phone model (element 2).
  3. Select the COM port Octopus Box is connected to (element 3).
  4. Select COM port baud rate (element 4).
  5. Connect the phone to Octopus Box using a cable (to check the cable type, click “Cable: ХХХХ”) (element 5).
  6. Click “Connect” and follow program instructions (element 6).
Writing firmware to the phone
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. Select the firmware file compatible with your phone (element 7).
  3. To erase user data from the phone, check “Erase flash before writing firmware” (element 8).
  4. Click “Write Firmware” and follow program instructions (element 9).
Reading Cal data, Full Flash and EEPROM files
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. To read the Cal. data file, click “Read Cal. data” (element 10).
  3. To read the Full Flash file, click “Read Full Flash” (element 11).
  4. To read the EEPROM file, click “Read EEPROM” (element 12).
Writing Cal. data, Full Flash and EEPROM files
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. To write the Cal. data file, click “Write Cal. data” (element 13).
  3. To write the Full Flash file, click “Write Full Flash” (element 14).
  4. To write the EEPROM file, click “Write EEPROM” (element 15).
Unlocking the phone
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. Click “Unlock” (element 16).
Reading phone information
  1. Make sure the phone is on and connect it to Octopus Box as explained above.
  2. Click “Read phone info” (element 17).
Factory reset
  1. Make sure the phone is on and connect it to Octopus Box as explained above.
  2. Click “Factory reset” (element 18).
Fixing IMEI serial number
  1. Make sure the phone is on and connect it to Octopus Box as explained above.
  2. Enter the original 14 digit IMEI serial number in the corresponding field (element 19).
  3. Click “IMEI Fix” (element 20).
Converting firmware
  1. Octopus Box Software uses its own type of files (.oct). You can use files from the Support zone or convert native LG flash files to the “.oct” type using the built-in converter.
    To convert firmware from the original format to “.oct”, click “Firmware converter” (element 21).