July 15, 2019: The big update, Android Pie is now available for T-Mobile users, too. Coming in as software version G710TM20c, the Android 9 update is now seeding out as an OTA. Check for the update under Settings to update now.
June 15, 2019: Unlike Rogers that gave us a “coming soon” release date for the LG G7 Android Pie update, TELUS says the rollout will begin on June 19, which is actually next Wednesday.
June 8, 2019: Rogers Canada says the update to Android 9 Pie for the LG G7 ThinQ is coming soon.
June 6, 2019: An update to Android 9 Pie is now available for the LG G7 units at Verizon in the US and the unlocked sets in Europe. The update arrives as version 20b for the European sets. Besides an update to Pie, the latest update also brings May 2019 security patches.
June 1, 2019: Owners of the LG G7 ThinQ on T-Mobile have a new software update rolling out as version G710TM10p. The update brings a new security patch for April 2019 alongside performance improvements and bug fixes.
The rollout is airborne, meaning it will take a few days before all units receive the download notification.
May 16, 2019: Sprint is rolling out a new software update to the LG G7 ThinQ. The update is arriving as version G710PM15b and includes fixes for Band 41 Upload Carrier Aggregation (ULCA) High Block Error Ratio (BLER) and T-Mobile roaming issues, March 2019 security patch, and stability improvements.
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For all the latest news and updates regarding the LG G7 ThinQ software, you have come to the right place. On this page, we have all the details you want to know regarding the LG G7 ThinQ updates, be it the unlocked or carrier variants. The page will be updated regularly to reflect the latest official software-related news for the phone at any given moment.
LG G7 ThinQ Android Pie update
- Available at T-Mobile and Verizon in the US
- Also available in Europe and Korea
|Category||Current OS||Android Pie update|
|Korea||Android 9||Released on 17 Jan 2019|
|Global||Android 9||Released in Europe on 05 June 2019|
|Sprint||Android 8.0||Expected (Q2 2019)|
|T-Mobile||Android 9||Released on 10 June 2019|
|Verizon||Android 9||Released on 05 June 2019|
|U.S. Cellular||Android 8.0||Expected (Q2 2019)|
|Canada||Android 8.0||Expected (Q2 2019)|
|U.S. Unlocked||Android 8.0||Expected (Q2 2019)|
The LG G7 ThinQ runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Being a flagship phone, at least two major OS upgrades are in line, beginning with Android 9.0 Pie. The beta update is already available in some markets and according to the Korean company, a stable version will arrive in Q1 2019, but there is no specific date.
LG G7 ThinQ update timeline
Here’s a summary of updates released for the various variants of the LG G7.
Unlocked LG G7 update
|05 Jun 2019||20b | Android 9||Brings Android 9 Pie update to the European version of the LG G7|
Sprint LG G7 update
|07 May 2019||G710PM15b | Android 8.0||The update includes fixes for Band 41 Upload Carrier Aggregation (ULCA) High Block Error Ratio (BLER) and T-Mobile Roaming issues, and March 2019 security patch|
|13 Mar 2019||G710PM14b | Android 8.0||Security patches up to February 2019|
|27 Nov 2018||G710P13a | Android 8.0||November 2018 security patch|
|27 Sep 2018||G710P12a | Android 8.0||September 2018 security patch|
|24 July 2018||G710P11a | Android 8.0||July 2018 security patch, improves camera performance and Google Lens, and optimizes performance|
|20 June 2018||G710PM10a | Android 8.0||June 2018 security patch, bug fixes and improvements|
T-Mobile LG G7 update
|15 July 2019||G710TM20c | Android 9||Android Pie OS update|
|18 May 2019||G710TM10p | Android 8.0||April 2019 security patch|
|21 Feb 2019||G710TM10o | Android 8.0||December 2018, January 2019 and February 2019 security patches|
|11 Dec 2018||G710TM10n | Android 8.0||October November 2018 security patches|
|03 Oct 2018||G710TM10k | Android 8.0||September 2018 security patch, bug fixes and system improvements|
|11 July 2018||G710TM10g | Android 8.0||July 2018 security patch, bug fixes and system improvements|
|22 June 2018||G710TM10f | Android 8.0||Bug fixes and system improvements|
|01 June 2018||G710TM10d | Android 8.0||Out of the box mandatory software update with various bug fixes and system improvements|
|01 June 2018||G710TM010c | Android 8.0||Pre-installed|
Verizon LG G7 update
|04 Jun 2019||NA | Android 9||Android 9 Pie update|
|12 Apr 2019||G710VM10j | Android 8.0||March 2019 security patch|
|04 Mar 2019||G710VM10i | Android 8.0||February 2019 security patch, Home app fix and LG preloaded apps update|
|23 Jan 2019||G710VM10h | Android 8.0||December 2018 security patch|
|05 Dec 2018||G710VM10g | Android 8.0||November 2018 security patch|
|10 Oct 2018||G710VM10f | Android 8.0||September 2018 security patch, fingerprint and face registration options added in screen unlock setup, and more|
|27 July 2018||G710VM10e | Android 8.0||July 2018 security patch, Google AR stickers, AI Cam Auto button, and more|
U.S. Cellular LG G7 update
|10 Feb 2019||G710VM10k | Android 8.0||December 2018 security patches|
|05 Dec 2018||G710VM10j | Android 8.0||November 2018 security patch|
|10 Nov 2018||G710VMX10g | Android 8.0||October 2018 security patch|
|27 Sep 2018||G710VM10f | Android 8.0||September 2018 security patch|
|20 Aug 2018||G710VMX10e | Android 8.0||July 2018 security patch|
|15 Jun 2018||G710VMX10d | Android 8.0||June 2018 security patch|
U.S. unlocked LG G7 update
|27 Jan 2019||G710ULM10i | Android 8.0||January 2019 security patch|
|03 Dec 2018||G710ULM11g | Android 8.0||November 2018 security patch, bug fixes and system improvements|
|11 Oct 2018||G710ULM10g | Android 8.0||September security patch, bug fixes and system improvements|
|22 July 2018||G710ULM10f | Android 8.0||July 2018 security patch, bug fixes and system improvements|
|July 2018||G710ULM10b | Android 8.0||Pre-installed|
Related: The best Android Pie features
Android 9 Pie changelog (from Verizon):
This software update for your LG G7 includes Android Pie OS upgrade and the latest Android security patches.
Home touch buttons with gesture:
- Just swipe up to switch to Overview or App drawer. Swipe right to move to the most recently used app.
Use the Volume keys for media:
- The Volume keys now adjust from ringtone volume to media volume by default.
Show lockdown option:
- In the lockdown mode, biometrics cannot be used, all lock screen notifications are hidden, and Smart Lock turns off. Press and hold the Power key and select Lockdown.
- Easily make cinemagraphs and take still photographs with a minor repeated movement.
- Record a video with up to five scenes in slow motion. You can also edit which parts to play in slow motion and change the speed.
- When AI CAM detects a person, it suggests the best composition.
Intelligent Gallery zoom:
- For a photo taken in Portrait, touching and holding on it temporarily removes the blur.
- Lets you move photos or jump to other Gallery albums quickly.
Home screen lock:
- Prevents apps and widgets from unintentionally being rearranged or removed.
- Lets you use two of the same apps simultaneously with different accounts. This feature works with Facebook, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, Line, Skype, Telegram, KakaoTalk, QQ Mobile, BlackBerry Messenger, Hike Messenger, ICQ, Zalo and Snapchat.
- The phone may not be powered off when locked; unlocking the phone is required. This prevents someone from powering off the phone when it is lost.
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