LG G5, LG V10 and LG Stylo 2 on Verizon Gets Security Update With Improvements

Verizon has rolled out the latest security software update for the LG G5, LG V10, and LG Stylo 2 smartphones. The update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat and not on Android Oreo. It will take few more days for the update to hit your smartphone because the new software bits are being pushed via OTA.

While the software version number for LG G5 is tagged with VS98729A, the software number for the LG V10 gets a value of VS99028A. However, the build number for the LG Stylo 2 is mentioned as VS83520c.

LG G5 Software Update

The main purpose of the latest update is to provide the Android security patches for all the three devices. In addition to normal bug fixes, the update also includes performance enhancements and security related vulnerabilities. The relevant LG device will work with enhanced stability after the installation of the update.

LG V10 Software Update

Verizon has pushed the update in a phased manner. Hence, it will take few days for the update to reflect on the device.

LG Stylo 2 Software Update

An update message notification will be visible on the display when the update is made available. Alternatively, it is also possible to manually check for the presence of the update by navigating to the settings menu.

Before proceeding to download the update, you should establish connectivity with Wi-Fi by tapping the Settings menu to avoid excess data charges. It is also vital to charge the handset up to 90 percent to avoid interruption during the whole installation process.

If you have a fast 4G connectivity, it is possible to install the update quickly if the capacity is less than 900MB. It is advisable to check the total amount of the update in MB from the software update page to decide the best route.

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