LG G6 is the latest flagship device from LG Electronics. After the failure of Modular LG G5, LG decided to stick without modular design with LG G6. Today LG has started rolling the latest security patch update for LG G6. The update bumps the software version to H87011i and brings the January 2018 Security Patch for LG G6. This update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
The update is currently rolling via OTA (Over The Air) to every user The rollout is in a staged manner. It may take a couple of days or weeks to reach every LG G6 users. To receive the OTA update notification, you must be running stock firmware.
The update brings nothing major except the security patch, bug fixes, and other improvements. Now upgrade to a more secure version of software on LG G6 to free from Malware and other virus.
How to Update LG G6 to H87011i – v11i [LG-H870]
If you have the OTA update on your phone, then we do recommend you to install the January 2018 security patch update to keep your phone safe from vulnerabilities. Well if you have no update, then please check the OTA update manually by following the guide.
How to check OTA update on LG G6:
Go to settings—> about phone —> system update
If you have the update notification on your LG G6 phone, then hit the DOWNLOAD button to start upgrading your phone to latest software version H87011i.
Before proceeding, please make sure your phone has enough charge of at least 50%, take a full backup before upgrading or downgrading your phone. To download the OTA file, you should be on a stable WiFi connection to enjoy uninterrupted software download.
Once if you have all this, you can proceed with upgrading LG G6 to H87011i.
In case if you have received the download link to the firmware H87011i, then you can simply follow our guide to installing the software KDZ file manually.
Download KDZ Firmware File
Please note, before following manual setup, you should read the pre-requisites carefully.
- This is for Model: LG G6 H870
- Make sure the downloaded software is genuine.
- Your device must have 70% battery.
- Back Up your Data to make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t lose your data).
- You need a Laptop or PC to perform this Action.
- Download and Install Latest LG USB Drivers
- Download LG Bridge software.
- Download LG FlashTool and LG UP
- Now follow the steps to install LG firmware on any LG phones.
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Follow This Guide to Install LG KDZ Firmware on any LG Devices.
I hope this guide was helpful to install LG G6 January 2018 Security Patch. If any queries or feedbacks, please leave a comment below.