LG G3 Posts on XDA

Two High-Severity Vulnerabilities Discovered for the LG G3, G4 and G5

We generally get alerted to Android vulnerabilities for major phones like the Nexus/Pixel phones, LG and Samsung phones directly by these companies on a monthly basis. Sometimes though, there are some exploits discovered in the middle of the month and that's what has happened with LG right now. MWR Labs has just published two vulnerabilities for...

LG Says an LG V20 Bootloop was Caused by a Cheap USB Type-C Cable

Over the last few years, LG has had a serious issue with their smartphones going into a bootloop at seemingly random times. This didn't seem to be a huge issue with the Nexus 4, LG G2, or the Nexus 5, which are all manufactured by LG. However, since the LG G3, there seems to be some...

LG G3 Set to Receive a Marshmallow Update in December

Poland is once again a country where a new Android revision for a popular phone will appear. According to reports, LG will release an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its LG G3 2014 flagship in just four weeks. Marshmallow updates are rolling out for many devices of major Android OEMs. We know that HTC and Samsung are...

Sunday Debate: How Does LG Rank Up Against Other OEMs?

LG is one of the bigger smartphone manufacturers, and while it's not as popular as its South Koran neighbour Samsung, the company has managed to do a lot for its users by providing a different vision of Android with their (Optimus) G line. Yet LG is not just about their traditional flagships with their LG UI on...

LG Flagship Evolution: What Should Change and What Should Stay

LG’s Android-powered smartphones date back to 2009 and since then, they have been consistent in bringing forth new devices with some of the latest specs and software. One of the most successful smartphone series from LG is the “G” series devices. The first ever “G” series device was the LG’s Optimus G which was announced back...

LG G3 Specs

Reviewers say: The G3 is made from plastic, and reviewers find this to make the phone feel cheap, however lightweight. The camera, with its added features, does indeed produce above-average results. Many find LG's UI to be light enough to not get in the way, unlike other OEM Android skins. Visit the XDA LG G3 forum for in-depth...

Would The LG G4 Fare Well With The Snapdragon 808?

The LG G4 has a lot to prove, given that last year’s LG G3 was among the best smartphones of 2014. The Global Mobile Awards given out during the time of MWC 2015 named it the Smartphone of The Year (SOTY?) alongside the iPhone 6, and at the time of its release it packed the...

Verizon LG G3 Finally Gets CM11 Nightlies

If you've ever thought of flashing a custom ROM, CyanogenMod's name more than likely rings a bell. This custom ROM project is one of the most popular on XDA. Its developers have created dozens of device trees and kernels used by many other developer teams. As such, CyanogenMod is often used by developers to create the first functional...

LG G3 Oversharpening Fix Just Got Simpler with Aroma Script

A couple of days ago, we reported on a much needed and welcomed fix to the oversharpening issue LG G3 owners have been reporting about their screens. The issue seems to have manifested from the high resolution quad HD display of the device, which on the software side, has a noticeable sharpening effect (much like...

LG G3 Receives Oversharpening Fix via Modified Kernel

Nothing is perfect, as they say. No matter how alluring or seemingly perfect, everything has some or the other flaw. When the flagship LG G3 was released earlier this year, it outdid all the company's previous attempts at far. Cutting edge hardware, narrow bezels, appealing design were expected, but the Quad HD screen made the phone stand...

Bump! Workaround for the LG G3 Locked Bootloader – XDA TV

The LG G3 is a power house device. It's been a favorite of many people. However, the Bootloader is sticky. If you want to unlock the bootloader so you can flash a custom recovery or ROM, you have your work cut out for you. LG did not make this easy by any means. Of course...

Bump Your LG G3 Kernel On-The-Fly

The LG G3 is one of the best devices released so far in 2014. Despite many hoops to jump through, its developers managed to root this phone and then release the Bump! utility to bypass the bootloader protection. With Bump!, developers can finally create custom ROMs and users can flash them on their devices. To make...