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LG G5 and LG V20 no longer listed on LG’s security update page

Yesterday, Google released the January Android Security Updates for the Pixel 3, Pixel 2, and Google Pixel. We usually see OEMs release the security updates for their own devices shortly thereafter (though some are better than others). With every passing month, older devices get left by the wayside. It appears LG is ditching the LG...

Android Oreo update rolling out for international LG G5 (H850)

It was an interesting time when LG officially announced the LG G5. The company was happy with the results of the LG G4 but it seemed like they were expecting more from its successor. So they had big plans for their 2016 flagship smartphone and that included modular support. Since then, their mobile division has...

[Update: Verizon Too] T-Mobile LG G5 starts getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update

LG has a reputation for being slow with software updates. They hoped to improve upon that with their Software Update Center, but the results since then have been mixed at best. They have updated several devices to Android Ore in the last few months. Still, there are plenty of aging devices that haven't seen updates...

LG G5 Android Oreo update begins rolling out in Korea

LG promised that their investment into a software update center would result in faster updates for their devices. With many LG devices over the past few months getting updates to Android Oreo, the two-year-old LG G5 is next in line, at least in South Korea. Although Android Pie is already out, it's better late than never for...

How to check if your Android phone is powerful enough to run Fortnite Mobile

Fortnite, the massively popular free-to-play battle royale game, is coming soon to Android. Epic Games said the game would launch this summer but we now know that the game will likely launch as an exclusive on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. It won't be on the Google Play Store (but possibly on Samsung Galaxy Apps) as...

Download the best Google Camera port for your Android device

One of the best developments in the Android community in recent years has been Google Camera ports. The Google Pixel's picture-taking ability is spectacular, even though the camera hardware may be better on other devices. A lot of the Google Pixel's photo magic comes from the Google Camera app. Features like HDR+ and portrait mode...

[Update: Rolling out for G6] LG G6 Android Oreo update coming Monday, V20 and G5 updates coming soon

Companies always make promises when it comes to Android updates and very seldom do they actually meet them. When LG opened its Software Update Center, their main goal was to bring Android Oreo to the LG G6 by the end of April. Many would deem this claim ambitious, given the length of time it has...

LG is backtracking on their bootloop lawsuit settlement

It's hard to bring up LG without hearing something about bootloops. To a lot of people. that's all LG is known for. Earlier this year, LG settled a class-action lawsuit related to many devices having bootloop issues. The list of affected devices included the LG V20, LG G5, LG V10, Nexus 5X, and LG G4....

Google Camera HDR+ port adds support for LG Smartphones’ Wide Angle Lens

The first version of the unofficial Google Camera HDR+ port was released in August. It made available Google Camera's HDR+ technology to non-Nexus and Pixel devices, and has been proven to significantly improve image quality in many cases. Since then, the port has received many updates, including RAW support, support for Motion Photos, support for...

Fulmics ROM 3.0 Brings the LG UX 6.0 to the LG G5

The LG G6 is one of the best devices released this year. With every new flagship phone comes a new version of the LG UX - this time version 6.0. If you own the LG G6's predecessor, the LG G5, we have some really exciting news. XDA Recognized Developer xpirt managed to fully port the LG UX 6.0...

LG G6 Camera App Ported to the LG G5

The LG G6 comes with a much enhanced camera application over the previous iteration. Thanks to XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor xpirt, you can use it today on the LG G5. The developer managed to port the camera app and fix some major bugs. All features known from the LG G5 camera should work as well. As...

Modify the Screen Saturation and Calibration on a Rooted LG G5 with KPPD

Many of our users may remember KCAL, a kernel patch that brings you advanced color/gamma control on a handful of Qualcomm SoCs. For users with root access but a locked bootloader (such as on the LG G4), the original developer of the KCAL patch came up with the KCAL Post-Processing Daemon (KPPD), which allows you to...