LG Flash Tool and LGUP (LG Update Tool) are the firmware flashing tools for LG devices. If you own an LG Smartphone and want to play around with it by flashing .kdz and .tot firmware files, then LG Flash Tool and LGUP Tool will come in handy. Here we have shared LG Flash Tool and LG UP Tool latest versions, and you can directly download them from the downloads section.
LG Flash Tool and LGUP Tools are just like Odin Flash Tool, but specifically for LG devices only. With the help of these tools, you can flash Stock KDZ firmware and TOT firmware files flawlessly.
Table of Contents
- 1 What is LG Flash Tool?
- 2 What is LGUP Tool?
- 3 Requirements
- 4 Download LG Flash Tool 2021 – Latest Version
- 5 Download LG Flash Tool Patched Versions
- 6 Download LGUP Tool 2021 – Latest Version
- 7 How to flash KDZ and TOT Firmware on LG Devices using LGUP Flash Tool
- 8 FAQs
What is LG Flash Tool?
LG Flash Tool is an official LG ROM flashing tool used by the LG service centers to flash KDZ and TOT firmware files. It can flash KDZ firmware files larger than 1GB in size.
With the help of the LG flash tool, you can unroot, unbrick, upgrade, and downgrade LG phones. No matter whether your LG phone is stuck on boot loop, or having a black screen issue, you can restore your phone to factory settings using this Android all-in-one tool.
LG Flash Tool Features
Below are the features of the LG Mobile Flash Tool.
Compatible With Multiple LG Devices
The LG Mobile Flash Tool is compatible with multiple LG smartphones and tablets. It is also compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8.1/8, Windows XP, and Vista.
Simple Redesigned GUI
The LG Flash Tool comes with a simplified redesigned GUI which works on any Windows platform without any support tool like LG PC Suite. There is no need to download the PC Suite or LG Support tool on your PC for the tool to work.
Single Executable File
The tool comes as a single executable file packed with all the features and functionality it has to offer. No Installation needed; the tool is available in one single file and doesn’t require any installation, unlike Mi Flash Tool by Xiaomi. Thus it is easy to use and makes flashing stock ROM on LG device a piece of cake.
It comes with logging functionality, so if the flashing process fails you’ll have a clear idea of why it failed. It helps in locating the problem as soon as the flash tool throws an error message on the screen.
No need to use Host Files
There is no need for an outside HTTP server or related host files to bypass any step. So, it is not required to have an active internet connection to use the LG Flash to flash stock ROM.
What is LGUP Tool?
LGUP aka LG Update Tool is a software program designed to flash stock firmware on LG Android Mobile Phones and Tablets. It is an updated version of LG Flash and is officially used by LG service centers to repair or restore LG phones.
Note: If you face issues like LGUP not recognizing the phone or shows an unknown model, then it is requested to use the LG Uppercut Tool.
LGUP Tool Features
Below are the features LGUP Tool offers.
LGUP is lightweight and doesn’t require installation. It comes as a single executable file. Simply run the LGUP.exe file and start flashing stock ROM on LG phones and tablets.
The tool comes with easy to use user interface. Most of the operations can be performed with a single click and there is no need to enter any command.
It is Free
The LGUP tool is available free of charge. You don’t have to pay anything to use this Stock ROM flash tool.
Supports all LG Devices
The LGUP tool supports all LG Android phones and runs on any Windows platform.
- LG USB Drivers need to be installed on the PC for the LGUP tool to detect the device.
- Microsoft Visual C++ should be installed on the Computer. You can install Visual C++ from Microsoft’s Official Website (Link).
- ADB and Fastboot Drivers must be installed on PC.
Below are the direct download links for LG Flash Tool and LGUP Tool.
Download LG Flash Tool 2021 – Latest Version
Setup_LGFlashTool_184.108.40.2063.zip – Download
LG-Flash-Tool-2014.zip – Download
Setup_LGFlashTool_220.127.116.11.zip – Download
Setup_LGFlashTool_18.104.22.168.zip – Download
LGFlashTool-22.214.171.124-Original.exe – Download
Setup_LGFlashTool_126.96.36.199.zip – Download [Latest]
Download LG Flash Tool Patched Versions
LG Flash Tool requires a username and password to log in and use the tool. To bypass the login screen, XDA senior member ieatacid has patched the LG Flash Tool v188.8.131.52. Another, XDA Developer autoprime repackaged the patched version with an official LG installer.
LGFlashTool-184.108.40.206-Patched.exe – Download
LGFlashTool_patched.zip – Download
Setup_LGFlashTool_220.127.116.11-ieatacid.zip – Download
LGUP MegaLock.rar – Download
Download LGUP Tool 2021 – Latest Version
- LGUP 8994 Version 0.0.1.18 – Download | Mirror
- LGUP 8994 Version 0.0.3.23 – Download | Mirror
- LGUP Store Frame 1.14.3 – Download | Mirror 1 | Mirror 2
How to flash KDZ and TOT Firmware on LG Devices using LGUP Flash Tool
The complete step-by-step instructions on how to flash LG Stock Firmware on any LG device model are available here.
What is the KDZ / TOT file format?
The KDZ/TOT are file formats used by LG for packing firmware for the LG phones and tablets. They are the LG's official file formats to store the archive that contains updated firmware data and the DLL files with the complete information on the latest update.
How to Fix LG Flash Crashing Issue?
- Download the wx.rar file and extract it on your computer.
- Copy the wx.dll file from the extracted folder and copy it inside
- Now install KDX firmware using LG Flash Tool.
How to Fix LGUP Wrong DLL File Error?
The Wrong DLL File error can occur on both LG Flash tool and LGUP tool. Below are the steps on how to fix the LGUP Wrong DLL file error.
- Download the 8994.zip file and extract it on your PC.
- Now you'll find two DLL files - LGUP8994.dll and LGUP_8994.dll
- Copy both DLL files to
C:\Program Files (x86)\LG Electronics\LGUP\model\8994folder.
What is the difference between LGUP Upgrade and LGUP Refurbish?
LGUP comes with various Process options; among them are REFURBISH and UPGRADE. Below are the differences between the two options.
- If you select the REFURBISH option, you'll lose all user data when flashing KDZ/TOT ROM files.
- If you select the UPGRADE option while flashing, it will update your phone without erasing your data. Select UPGRADE to flash kdz firmware to unbrick/restore your phone back to stock.
If you have any queries related to LGUP Tool and LG Flash Tool, then do let us know in the comment section below.