User Manual



Working with phones based on Texas Instrument Microcontrollers


Connecting the phone
  1. Select “LG Texas Instruments” 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. Choose COM or USB connection (element 6).
  7. Click “Connect” and follow program instructions (element 7).
Writing firmware to the phone
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. Select the firmware file compliant with your phone (element 8).
  3. Click “Write Firmware” and follow program instructions (element 9).
Reading Full Flash and EEPROM files
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. To read the Full Flash file, click “Read Full Flash” (element 10).
  3. To read the EEPROM file, click “Read EEPROM” (element 11).
Writing Full Flash и EEPROM files
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. To write the Full Flash file, click “Write Full Flash” (element 12).
  3. To write the EEPROM file, click “Write EEPROM” (element 13).
Reading unlock codes
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. Click “Read codes” (element 14).
Unlocking the phone
  1. Connect the phone as explained above.
  2. Click “Unlock” (element 15).
Reading the phone information
  1. Make sure the phone is on and connect it to Octopus Box as explained above.
  2. Click “Read phone info” (element 16).
Factory reset
  1. Make sure the phone is on and connect it to Octopus Box as explained above.
  2. Click “Factory reset” (element 17).
Fixing the 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
  3. (element 18).
  4. Click “IMEI Fix” (element 19).
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 20).