Finally, LG rolled Android 8.0 Oreo update for LG G6. The update brings the latest Android 8.0 Oreo along with latest features and update. If you are running the Android 7.1.2 Nougat, then you must give a try for the new baked sweet of Android known as Android Oreo. Along with this update, you will also get the latest Security Patch and other bug fixes. Now you can download LG G6 Android 8.0 Oreo for the model: Europe (H870) and Verizon LG G6.
Talking about the specs, LG G6 features a 5.7-inches display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone is powered by Quad-core (2×2.35 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) and Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32/64/128GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the LG G6 comes with Dual 13MP (f/1.8, OIS, 3-axis, phase detection AF) + 13 MP (f/2.4, no AF), dual-LED flash and 5MP front shooting camera.
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 G6 to Android 8.0 Oreo manually.
With the new update, LG G6 will see a couple of changes such as, New boot splash screen which will say “LG G6 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 G6 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 LG G6 manually?
- Open Settings on LG G6.
- 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 G6, 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 G6. 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
|Build Number||Firmware Details|
|H870U20a||LG G6 Mexico|
|H870K20a||LG G6 Telestra|
|H870DS20f||LG G6 (Australia)|
|H87220A||T-Mobile LG G6 (Download Not available yet!)|
|H87120c||AT&T LG G6 (Download Not available yet!)|
|H870DS20a||Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore Android Oreo Update|
|H87320c||Canada LG G6|
|H87020a||Europe LG G6 Android Oreo Update|
|vs98820a||Verizon LG G6 Android Oreo Update|
If you see any blank page, Download the firmware using XDM download manager by copy-pasting the URL.
Steps to Install LG G6 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 G6
- 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 G6 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 G6 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 G6 Android 8.0 Oreo Update.