Verizon Wireless started rolling the March 2018 security patch update for Verizon LG K8 V. The update bumps the software version from VS50020G to VS50020h and brings the March 2018 Security Patch for Verizon LG K8 V along with regular bug fixes and improvement. This update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat. There is no information on when we can see Android Oreo on LG K8 V.
LG K8 V is a Lightweight phone feature a 5.0-inch screen with a 720 x 1280 resolution. It is powered by an octa-core 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 with 16GB of internal storage inside. Additional it supports 128GB capacity microSD via expandable storage. It has 1.5GB of RAM for multi-tasking. LG K8 V sports a 8 MP rear-facing camera is on board, and a 5MP front-facing camera is available for selfies and video chats.
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 K8 V 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 K8 V to free from Malware and another virus.
How to Update Verizon LG K8 V to VS50020h [LG-VS500]
If you have the OTA update on your phone, then we do recommend you to install the March 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 Verizon LG K8 V:
Go to settings—> about phone —> system update
If you have the update notification on your Verizon LG K8 V phone, then hit the DOWNLOAD button to start upgrading your phone to latest software version VS50020h.
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 K8 V to VS50020h.
In case if you have the download link to the firmware VS50020h, 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.
- This is for Model: LG K8 V VS500
- 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.