Finally, LG rolled Android 8.0 Oreo update for LG G5. The update brings the latest Android 8.0 Oreo along new features and update. Along with this update, you will also get the latest Security Patch and other bug fixes. Now you can download LG G5 Android 8.0 Oreo for the model: Verizon (VS987), AT&T (H820), Sprint (LS992), T-Mobile (H830), US Cellular (US992), Europe (H850), Taiwan (H858) and International variant (H860N). Now you can download and install LG G5 Android 8.0 Oreo Update.
Currently, the update is rolling for LG G5 with variant F700S and brings August 2018 Security patch. This is the second major upgrade for this device. LG won’t upgrade the LG G5 to Android 9.0 Pie. Check out the list of LG Supported device to get the official Android 9.0 Pie.
Before proceeding, let’s understand about the device. LG G5 smartphone was launched in February 2016. The phone features a 5.3 inch IPS Quad HD Display; 2.1 GHz Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 820 Processor; Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) OS; Dual Rear Camera 16 MP & 8 MP Wide; and 4 GB RAM.
The update is currently rolling via OTA (Over the air) to users. The rollout is in a phase-wise manner, it may take a couple of days or weeks to receive the update notification on your phone. If you are not patient, then you can upgrade LG G5 to Android 8.0 Oreo manually.
With the new update, LG G5 will see a couple of changes such as, New boot splash screen which will say “LG G5 ThinQ” along with new AI integrations, like AI Camera, which introduces new camera filters as well as scene recommendations. The Security Update on this build is still running in March 2018.
If you can’t wait for the official OTA update, then you can check for the guide to install LG G5 Android 8.0 Oreo update manually. Before that, let’s brief about what is new in this OS:
What’s on Android 8.0 Oreo?
Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest released sweet from Google. It is the latest iteration of Android OS after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Oreo comes with features such as New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.
New features for Android Oreo:
- Notifications Channels
- Picture In A Picture
- Multi-Display Support
- Keyboard Navigation
- Background Limits
- New Wi-Fi Features
- Better Icons
How to check OTA Update on V30 manually?
- Open Settings on LG G5.
- Go to General > About phone. (If using List view, scroll down to PHONE MANAGEMENT,’ then tapAbout phone.)
- Now click Update Center.
- Tap System update.
- Tap Check for update.
- If you have any update, follow the on-screen prompts to update the device.
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Before proceeding to upgrade the LG G5, your phone must have enough battery backup with at least 50% battery and also enough storage to complete the installation process.
We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it. Before following this, take a complete data backup to avoid any problem in case if things go wrong. After following the procedure mentioned above, you can now start downloading the update for LG G5. As this update is based on Android 8.0 Oreo, it wouldn’t take a lot of time to download and install.[/su_note]
Download Firmware Here
|VS98730a||Verizon LG G5|
|H83030c||T-Mobile LG G5|
|H85030A||LG G5 H850|
Steps to Install LG G5 Android 8.0 Oreo manually:
First of all, download the firmware file with build number zip and then follow the below pre-requisite.
- This Works only on all the variant of LG G5
- Download and Install Latest LG USB Drivers.
- Also, download LG UP and LG Flashtool
- Download LG Bridge software.
Instructions to Install:
I hope you have installed all the above required LG tools and drivers on your PC. Now you can install the Android Oreo Stock firmware on LG G5 by just tapping the tutorial link down below.
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So, that’s all about it. You have successfully upgraded your phone to the latest version of LG G5 to Android 8.0 Oreo. If you have any questions or doubts or even feedbacks. Please comment below. I hope this guide was helpful to install LG G5 Android 8.0 Oreo Update.