How To Install Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ: Using TWRP & CWM Recovery

Install Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ

Today in this article I have come with the guide on How To Install Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ. This guide will have No Risks of bricking or harming your LG V40 ThinQ. This will be the easiest method to Install Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ as I have shown you two different methods to install a custom ROM on LG V40 ThinQ first one is by using TWRP Recovery and the second one is by using CWM Recovery.

About LG V40 ThinQ

This LG V40 is having a 6.4 Inch P-OLED Screen which is a Full HD+ Screen in the 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. LG V40 ThinQ is powered by the Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset which is an octa-core processor and it comes with Adreno 630 GPU. It has 6GB of RAM and 64GB of Internal Storage. It’s a dual-SIM device with a Hybrid micro SD card slot. Moving to the OS this device runs on LG UX 7.0+ based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

On talking about the camera this device comes with Tripple Rear Facing Camera Setup 12MP at f/1.5 Aperture Standard Lens + 12MP at f/2.4 For Telephoto + 16MP at f/1.9 For Ultra Wide Angle Lens. Moving to the front facing camera it’s again a dual camera 8MP at f/1.9 + 5Mp at f/2.2 Aperture (Wide Lens), we also have a fingerprint scanner, and face unlocking feature and it comes with Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery.

Also Read: Root LG V40 ThinQ

What Is Custom ROM?

Custom ROM is a modified version of the ROM. Custom ROM comes with lots of cool features and customizations that your original ROM does not have. You can install Custom ROM with the help of custom recovery weather its TWRP Recovery Or CWM Recovery.

You can download Custom ROM for your phone from Google. Just type your device model number + Custom ROM different ROM provide different feel and features. so, choose the one which suits your taste. I recommend websites like XDA Developers as they are the most trusted place to download ROM. Any ROM will work as long it is made for your specific device.

Also Read: Unlock Bootloader Of LG V40 ThinQ

Advantages Of Installing Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ

  • You will be able to Remove Bloatware
  • Upgrade Your Phone To Latest Version Of Android
  • Experience New User Interface/ Custom Design
  • You will get lots of customizations

Also Read: Install TWRP Recovery On LG V40 ThinQ

Disadvantages Of Installing Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ

  • Your phone warranty will be void
  • If you missed any steps your phone will be stuck in a boot loop
  • You will not get OTA Updates
  • You have manually Update your phone

Pre Requirements Before You Install Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ

  • Your phone must have 75% battery available
  • TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery must be Installed On Your LG V40 ThinQ
  • Make Sure To Move Your ROM File To Internal Storage
  • This guide is only for LG V40 ThinQ do not try this method on any other devices. if you try then it can brick your phone
  • Follow Each and every steps carefully

Also Read: Install CWM Recovery On LG V40 ThinQ

How To Install Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ Using TWRP Recovery

  • First off Enable USB Debugging For That Go To Settings >> About Phone >> Now Tap On Build Number 6-7 Times >> Now Go Back >> Go To Advanced Settings >> Developer Options >> Enable USB Debugging
  •  Now Download Custom ROM For LG V40 ThinQ From Google.
  • Move The ROM File To Your Phone Internal Storage
  • Next Power Off Your Device >> After That Boot Into TWRP Recovery

To Boot Into TWRP Recovery Or CWM Recovery Press Volume Down + Power Button At Same Time Until You See The Boot Animation

  • Take Backup Of Your Previous ROM

To Do That Tap On Backup >> Keep It On A Default Setting & Choose Your Storage Type >> After That “Swipe To Backup”

  • Once The Backup Is Done Go Back To Main Menu >> Tap On “Wipe & Swipe To Factory Reset”
  • Go Back >> Again Tap On Wipe >> Advanced Wipe >> Check “System” >> Now “Swipe To Wipe”
  • After That Tap On Home Button >> Tap On Install >> Locate The ROM & Select It >> Now “Swipe To Confirm Flash”
  • That’s It 🙂 You Have Successfully Installed Your Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ.

How To Install Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ Using CWM Recovery

  • First off Enable USB Debugging For That Go To Settings >> About Phone >> Now Tap On Build Number 6-7 Times >> Now Go Back >> Go To Advanced Settings >> Developer Options >> Enable USB Debugging
  •  Now Download Custom ROM For LG V40 ThinQ From Google.
  • Move The ROM File To Your Phone Internal Storage
  • Next Power Off Your Device >> After That Boot Into CWM Recovery

To Boot Into TWRP Recovery Or CWM Recovery Press Volume Down + Power Button At Same Time Until You See The Boot Animation

  • Yo Have To Use Volume UP & Volume Down Buttons To Move Up & Down. And Use Power Button To Select The Options That You Want To Choose.
  • Take Backup Of Your Previous ROM

To Do That Go To Backup & Restore >> And Select Backup To /sdcard >> This Will Backup The Entire Data Of Your LG V40 ThinQ.

  • Once That Is Done >> Go Back >> Scroll Down & Select “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” >> Select “Yes”
  • Now Scroll Down  >> Select “Wipe Cache Partition” >> Select “Yes”
  • After That Go To “Install Zip” Option >> Select “Choose Zip From /sdcard” >> And Navigate To Place Where You Have Placed Your ROM File >> Select ROM File >> And Select “Yes”
  • It May Takes 10-15 Minutes To Flash The ROM On Your LG V40 ThinQ
  • During The Entire Process Do Not Touch Your Device
  • Once The Flashing Process Done >> Go Back >> And Select “Reboot System Now” >> And Select “Yes”
  • That’s It 🙂 You Have Successfully Installed Your Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ.

Note: The first Boot after flashing the new ROM can take a while it will be slow, it usually takes around 2-3 minutes. If it takes more time then don’t freak let it complete there it will boot.

Final Words: So, that’s the easiest way to Install Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ. If you want to ask any questions related to Installing Custom ROM On LG V40 ThinQ. then make sure to comment down below. We would love to hear from you!

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I am Milind Sahu, a Tech Blogger. I love helping peoples by providing solutions for the latest Android Bugs, Custom Roms, How to Root, TWRP Recovery, and much more!. At MyPhoneUpdate, one can find everything about Android.

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