T-Mobile LG G5 gets better with monthly security update HH83020f

LG G5

T-Mobile has started to push a new software update for the flagship LG G5 smartphones with build number HH83020f. If you are a customer of T-Mobile and use LG G5 handset, you should have received a message notification by now. The update is being rolled out via OTA. Hence, it will take few days for the update to reach your phone.

With software version HH83020f, the update installs the latest monthly security patches based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The software version details page states that the update will fix software stability and bug fixes. You will be able to experience enhanced performance after the installation of the update in addition to improved security against ransomware and malware.

T-Mobile LG G5

The catch regarding the update is that you will be able to install only on those LG G5 which are running on a previous software build number captioned H83020f. You should make sure that you are running the build before proceeding to install the latest update.

You can locate the software version by dragging the notification bar and selecting Settings icon. You then need to tap General | About phone | Software info to obtain the software version number. The US-based mobile carrier has provided the details on the official LG G5 support page.

You should make sure to activate Wi-Fi and charge the handset up to 50 percent. If you are unable to view the OTA message notification, you can manually verify for the update by tapping Settings icon. However, you can also make use of 4G connectivity since the size of the update will be lesser than a full blown Android Nougat.

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