After LG G5 and LG V20, LG G4 receives official Android 7.0 Nougat update in Korea. Which means if you own an LG G4 and live in Korea then you might have already received Android 7.0 Nougat update via OTA. The update comes as version 30C for the F500K variant and 30B for the F500L and F500s models which are all Korean variants. The update is based on latest LG UX 5.0 and Android 7.0 Nougat. After you receive the update, you can enjoy the official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on LG G4. However, as we already mentioned, the update is being pushed via OTA so it means not all the users will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat at once. So, in this guide, we will tell you how to manually update your LG G4 to official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware.
Before you go any further, please note that the update files provided in this post are only meant to be used on above mentioned LG G4 Variants. And the process listed below will wipe off all your data. So, it’s sane to back up all the data of your LG G4.
Now, without any further ado, let’s jump straight to the guide on How to Install Official Android 7.0 Nougat on LG G4 (KDZ).
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- Before proceeding any further backup all your important data like Emails, Messages, Personal Photos, and Videos.
- Download and install latest LG G4 USB Drivers on your Windows PC or Mac.
- Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Android Device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options.
- The device should be charged up to 70% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns. This is very important, any shutdown during the process can damage your device permanently.
- Download LG G4 F500K Android 7.0 Nougat firmware (.kdz) | Mirror Link
- Download LG G4 F500L Android 7.0 Nougat firmware (.kdz) | Mirror Link
- Download LG G4 F500S Android 7.0 Nougat firmware (.kdz)
- Latest LGUP Tool
How to Install Official Android 7.0 Nougat on LG G4 (KDZ)
- Download and Install LGUP Tool on your PC.
- Now run LGUP tool and the copy the folder “common” to C:\Program Files (x86)\LG Electronics\LGUP\model.
- Now it’s time to boot your LG G4 into download mode. To do so, first turn off your LG G4 completely. Then press and hold the Volume Up button and while the Volume Up button is pressed connect your LG G4 with your PC via USB cable.
- You will see Firmware Update written on top of your screen as your phone boots into download mode.
- Click on the Upgrade radio button in LGUP Tool and select KDZ file which you have already downloaded from the downloads section.
- Now click on the Start button and the flashing process should begin.
Once the process is completed. Your LG G4 will boot into the Android 7.0 Nougat. First boot might take up to 4 to 5 minutes.