Today Verizon has started rolling the February 2019 security patch update for Verizon LG G6. The update bumps the software version to VS98820g and brings the February 2019 Security Patch for Verizon LG G6 along with regular bug fixes and improvement. This update is still based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
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 every user in Verizon carrier. The rollout is in a staged manner. It may take a couple of days or weeks to reach every Verizon 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 Verizon LG G6 to free from Malware and another virus.
How to Update Verizon LG G6 to VS98820g [LG-VS988]
If you have the OTA update on your phone, then we do recommend you to install the February 2019 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 Verizon LG G6:
Go to settings—> about phone —> system update
If you have the update notification on your Verizon LG G6 phone, then hit the DOWNLOAD button to start upgrading your phone to latest software version VS98820g.
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 Verizon LG G6 to VS98820g.
Steps to Install VS98820g KDZ Manually on LG G6:
In case if you have received the download link to the firmware VS98820g, then you can simply follow our guide to installing the software KDZ file manually.
Please note, before following manual setup, you should read the pre-requisites carefully.
Download Firmware KDZ File:
February 2019 Security Patch
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February 2019 Security PatchDownload VS98816A_00_0214_ARB00.kdz -VRZ Download VS98816A_00_0214_ARB00.kdz -VRS
- This is supported only for Verizon LG G6 with VS988 variant number
- Make sure the downloaded software is genuine.
- Download and Install Latest LG USB Drivers.
- Also, download LG UP and LG Flashtool
- Download LG Bridge software.
- Now follow the steps to install LG firmware on any LG phones.
If you have the above-required files and tools, then you can follow the below link to install VS98820g KDZ file on your Verizon LG G6.
[/su_note]Guide to Install LG KDZ Firmware on any LG Devices
I hope this guide was helpful to install Verizon LG G6 Firmware with February 2019 Security Patch.