Download and Install Android Nougat on LG G4

LG G4 is LG’s 2015 flagship smartphone. When the phone came out in the year 2015, it was found running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. LG’s track record regarding the Android updates for its flagship smartphones has been quite good. However, it didn’t stay that good with the LG G4. LG took a very long time to cook up the Android 7.1 Nougat for the phone and send it towards the users. LG G4’s Nougat update just started happening a couple of days back. The update has been captured by users and its firmware packages are already up on the internet for the grabs. Download and Install Android Nougat on LG G4

The Android 7.0 Nougat KDZ files are available for several variants of the G4. The update has made its way to F500K, F500L, and the F500S. If you’re wondering what this new update packs for you, you would definitely be glad to know that this update has everything new. Android 7.0 Nougat for the LG G4 brings new security features making the phone less vulnerable to bugs. The new update also brings new UI features introduced particularly in the Android Nougat OS. The update also gives a boost to the performance of your phone. It will also optimize the battery of the phone to make it last a little longer.

It’s always recommended to have your phone running on the latest version of the firmware. Running your phone on an up-to-date firmware makes it less prone to hacks and viruses. If you carry one of the variants of LG G4 listed above, you can now update it to the Android Nougat firmware without waiting any further. Look at the steps below to download and install Android Nougat on LG G4 F500K, F500L and F500S using LG Flashtool.

Download and Install Android Nougat on LG G4

Before flashing the firmware, consider these pre-requisites:

  1. Make sure that your phone is LG G4 F500K, F500L or F500S. Do not flash the firmware on any other variant of the LG G4 or any other smartphone.
  2. Backup everything from your phone. You may factory reset your phone during the flashing process, so have everything backed up.
  3. Use OEM data cable to connect your phone to your computer.
  4. Enable OEM Unlocking on your phone.
  5. Enable USB Debugging mode on your phone.
  6. Download and install LG USB Drivers on your phone.
  7. Disable Windows Firewall or any Antivirus if you have enabled one.

Download Android Nougat for LG G4

Install Android Nougat on LG G4

The guides linked above will help you to update your phone easily on the Android 7.0 Nougat. If you get stuck with something, feel free to reach us out through the comment box given below.


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