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LG G7 Android Pie update timeline: T-Mobile begins seeding out Pie

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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.

T-Mobile LG G7 Pie update

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.


Original article below:

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

Date Software version Changelog
05 Jun 2019 20b | Android 9 Brings Android 9 Pie update to the European version of the LG G7

Sprint LG G7 update

Date Software version Changelog
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

Date Software version Changelog
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

Date Software version Changelog
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

Date Software version Changelog
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

LG G7 ThinQ Android Pie update

U.S. unlocked LG G7 update

Date Software version Changelog
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.
Verizon G7 Pie update changelog
Camera

Cine shot:

  • Easily make cinemagraphs and take still photographs with a minor repeated movement.

Part Slo-mo:

  • 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.

AI composition:

  • When AI CAM detects a person, it suggests the best composition.
Verizon G7 Pie update camera

Gallery

Intelligent Gallery zoom:

  • For a photo taken in Portrait, touching and holding on it temporarily removes the blur.

Album bar:

  • Lets you move photos or jump to other Gallery albums quickly.

Verizon G7 Pie update album-bar

Fundamental enhancements

Home screen lock:

  • Prevents apps and widgets from unintentionally being rearranged or removed.

Dual App:

  • 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.

Secure power-off:

  • 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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