Verizon LG Lucid 4G Receiving Android 4.0 ICS Update

LG Lucid 4G is currently receiving Andorid 4.0 ICS update from Verizon. Verizon seems to be pushing out ICS updates to most of its devices and LG Lucid being released as a Gingerbread phone is now getting an OTA update from the carrier.

The update is a 384.5 MB sized package which can be downloaded on your phone if you have received a notification regarding a software update or you can also use Verizon’s Upgrade assistant tool for the same. Tough luck for phones using a custom ROM and unlocked ones.

The carrier also tells you the benefits of upgrading your phone to Android 4.0 ICS which you must already be knowing but Verizon does tweak the update a little.

New Features

Now enabled with Verizon Remote Diagnostics Tool (VRD).

  • New customer care solution to improve customer service experience. When a customer calls into Verizon
    Wireless customer care, this solution, with the customer’s permission, allows support personnel to remotely
    view the user’s device for device training, application demonstrations and troubleshooting.
  • File Manager will manage the online files on the online storage.
  • Google Talk (GTalk) video chat has been updated for better stability.

Software Enhancement

  • Firmware Over The Air (FOTA) is supported.
  • Watch & Learn videos are supported via streaming.
  • Adobe Flash Player (v11) has been updated for compatibility with Ice Cream Sandwich
    device and performance improvements.
  • Improved voice clarity during voice calls.
  • Power button turns on LCD backlight while on a voice call.

Verizon LG Lucid ICS Update


The OTA update can either be user initiated or server initiated. To initiate the OTA from your end, go to Menu Key > Settings > About phone > Software update > Check for Updates.

While it shows OTA update available, you can go ahead and click on “Begin downloading”. The update will be downloaded an installed on your LG Lucid.

The phone will reboot on success. Server initiated OTA update will give you a notification and you can follow the same procedure as given above to update your phone.

Have you updated your LG Lucid? How was your experience with it?