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LG V50 Android 10 update, software updates, and more: Verizon releases March patch

The V50 ThinQ is LG’s latest and probably greatest V-series offering. Packing some serious firepower and top-of-the-line entertainment features, the LG flagship is bound to catch your attention. In a limiting 5G smartphone market, the LG V50 ThinQ is a refreshing change of pace and comes with some attractive bundle offers. If you have taken the leap and are trying one of the first 5G-enabled devices, check this space to keep yourself updated with all of LG V50 ThinQ’s software updates, including Android 10 OS upgrade and monthly security updates. Now, without further ado, let’s get to it.

Google Android 10 update

LG V50 Android 10 update

  • The device is eligible for Android 10 update
  • Stable version released on January 17th, 2020 in Korea (software version V500N20b)
  • Sprint units start receiving Android 10 (Feb 12)

Related: When will Android 10 update be released

Global LG V50 ThinQ (Korea)

Release dateSoftware Version — Changelog
10 Mar 2020V500N20m — The navigation bar has been improved to be used as a gesture style even on dual screens, Extended mode settings have been added to the dual-screen. Message list scrolling performance has been improved, Added the ability to adjust the sensitivity of the back gesture in the navigation bar settings, The phenomenon that the phone restarts during the installation of the Google Family Link app has been improved, Improved Bluetooth compatibility with Apple AirPods wireless earphones, Improved the phenomenon that Google Assistant is not called by voice, Fixed a problem where text was broken when the font type was changed after setting the default language to Japanese, Improved to provide weather animation on the lock screen even when hibernation is set, When the folder name is changed in the file manager app, the folder name is automatically changed in the music app, Compatibility with third-party Bluetooth connection products has been improved, Improved the phenomenon that duplicate bookmarks are generated in the high-quality recording app, Improved the phenomenon that music files are not played in order in the music app, March 2020 security patch
17 Jan 2020V500N20b — Stable Android 10 with all-new navigation and pop-up window support, December 2019 security patch, Changes to Camera UI

Sprint LG V50

Sprint LG V50

To initiate an update, go to Settings > About Phone > Software updates > Check for Update > Download Now.

The model number of Sprint’s V50 is V450PM.

Release DateSoftware Version — Changelog
12 Feb 2020Installs Android 10
July 2019V450P10n — July 2019 security patch
17 Jun 2019V45010m — Bug fixes, 5G improvements, June 2019 security patch
May 2019V450PM10l — May 2019 security patch
May 2019V450P10i — Original software version

Verizon LG V50

Verizon LG V50

To initiate an update, go to Settings > About Phone > Software updates > Check for Update > Download Now.

The model number of Verizon’s V50 is V450VM.

Release dateSoftware version — Changelog
20 Mar 2020V450VM10j — March 2020 security patch
20 Dec 2019V450VM10i — December 2019 security patch
24 Oct 2019G450VM10h — October 2019 security patch
29 Aug 2019G450VM10g — August 2019 security patch
29 Jul 2019V450VM10f — 5G enhancement, mobile hotspot improvement
16 Jul 2019V450VM10e — July 2019 security patch
Jun 2019V450VM10c — June 2019 security patch
Jun 2019V450VM10c — Maintenance release

LG V50 August update

August 30, 2019: Only the Verizon’s LG V50 has the August update as of now.

LG V50 July update

The July 2019 security patch is available for all the variants of the LG V50!


Sources: Verizon | LG


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