Right now, LG is rolling out the latest update, Android 7.0 Nougat for G5, over the air. However, the process should take some time, not to mention that many users still haven’t received the update. If you are among them, we have some good news for you! The full firmware for the G5 was made available by the folks over XDA Developer and you can install Android 7.0 Nougat for LG G5 manually.
Below you will find a quick guide on how to update the European version of the handset, H850. Of course, if you don’t want to wait until you receive the official notification!
Android 7.0 Nougat for LG G5 Features
The update brings several Nougat features, as it follows:
- New Notifications system
- New Messaging apps
- Seamless update
- The new Vulkan API
Warnings & Requirements
Before proceeding to installation, here are a few aspects you should consider:
- This update is just for the European version of the LG G5, H850, so don’t try installing it on another device.
- The process may erase all the date on your phone, so make sure you perform a full backup before starting.
- Check your battery level, as it has to be at least 50%, in order to avoid an accidental shutdown.
- Follow the steps below correctly, otherwise you risk bricking your phone.
Download Full KDZ File For LG G5 (H850T)
Android 7.0 Nougat KDZ file G5(v20A ) – Download
Latest LGUP For G5 – Download
LG G5 (H850) DLL Fille – Download
Install Android 7.0 Nougat on LG G5 (H850T)
Step 1: Download the LG G5 Stock 7.0 Nougat ROM and the LGUP Tool and extract them.
Step 2: First, install LGUP and download the DLL file for your device on your PC.
Step 3: Start LGUP and copy the .dll to C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\LGUP\mode.
Step 4: Power off your G5 and, by holding Volume Up, while plugging in the USB cable, enter Download Mode.
Step 5: Open LGUP and click on Upgrade. Choose the file’s path and search for the KDZ file.
Step 6: Click on the Start button, in order to launch the updating process.
Step 7: Wait for around 10 minutes, until this is complete, and perform a factory reset, if you prefer a clean install.
And you’re all done. You have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat for LG G5 manually. As you can see, the whole process is very simple, but if you’re facing any issues or have questions related to this, feel free to contact us, by dropping a few lines in the comments section below.