1. troubletime's Avatar
    I should say "Don't make the mistake of lying to ROM Manager about which Optimus phone you have." I did that and my phone is permanently on this screen that says "download in progress, do not disconnect cable..." I should have known that the Optimus Elite is not supported by ROM Manager when I didn't see it in the list of phones to pick from. But instead I just picked the Optimus V 5 or something like that. Once I turned my phone off and back on, uh oh....
    Anywayz, this is just a post for the purpose of letting you all know that once you root your phone, be very careful about making stupid mistakes, or even just por choices like I did. I'm gonna go try to exchange it at Bestbuy in hopes I don't have to buy a new phone. Wish me luck!
    10-15-2012 04:28 PM
  2. dmmarck's Avatar
    I should say "Don't make the mistake of lying to ROM Manager about which Optimus phone you have." I did that and my phone is permanently on this screen that says "download in progress, do not disconnect cable..." I should have known that the Optimus Elite is not supported by ROM Manager when I didn't see it in the list of phones to pick from. But instead I just picked the Optimus V 5 or something like that. Once I turned my phone off and back on, uh oh....
    Anywayz, this is just a post for the purpose of letting you all know that once you root your phone, be very careful about making stupid mistakes, or even just por choices like I did. I'm gonna go try to exchange it at Bestbuy in hopes I don't have to buy a new phone. Wish me luck!
    Assumption of the risk, unfortunately
    10-15-2012 04:30 PM
  3. SilentR3venge's Avatar
    I should say "Don't make the mistake of lying to ROM Manager about which Optimus phone you have." I did that and my phone is permanently on this screen that says "download in progress, do not disconnect cable..." I should have known that the Optimus Elite is not supported by ROM Manager when I didn't see it in the list of phones to pick from. But instead I just picked the Optimus V 5 or something like that. Once I turned my phone off and back on, uh oh....
    Anywayz, this is just a post for the purpose of letting you all know that once you root your phone, be very careful about making stupid mistakes, or even just por choices like I did. I'm gonna go try to exchange it at Bestbuy in hopes I don't have to buy a new phone. Wish me luck!
    You may have been able to use lg download to flash the correct rom. Although thats assuming you had your msl.
    10-16-2012 04:07 AM
  4. troubletime's Avatar
    Didn't have MSL. Used poot and that all seemed to go just fine. Even got CWM Recovery installed and successfully backed up the phone. Anywayz, took it back to Bestbuy yesterday and they exchanged it for a new one, no hassles. I'll be proceeding more cautiously this time....
    10-16-2012 12:15 PM
  5. H4X00R's Avatar
    Wish i would have saw this earlier. :P
    But i just exchanged it like you.
    02-17-2013 07:34 PM
  6. bidybun's Avatar
    yeah, i just manually installed CWM. there's a great tutorial at http://androidforums.com/elite-all-t...mus-elite.html for doing this on optimus elites. i thought about lying to ROM Manager but decided against it. glad i did
    03-19-2013 07:26 PM
  7. Robert Soike's Avatar
    This is fixable. I did the same thing.
    03-06-2014 10:58 AM

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