LG V30 Posts on XDA

Android Oreo update for the LG V30/V30+ accidentally allows unsupported models to unlock the bootloader

The community had mixed feelings about the LG V30 as many were hoping the company would stick with the secondary screen the series had become known for. Others were also upset that LG went with a design style that makes the device look so similar to others on the market. That being said, the LG...

Android Oreo Update for Unlocked LG V30/V30+ Now Available for Sideloading

The official Android Oreo update for the AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile LG V30 has been available for some time, so it was only fair that the open market variant (US998) also received its update soon. This update can also be used by the US Cellular V30/V30+, as this particular carrier variant is identical to the carrier...

T-Mobile LG V30/V30+ Android Oreo update now available for sideloading

After rolling out on the Verizon and AT&T variants of the LG V30, the T-Mobile V30 is starting to receive the official Android Oreo update. There's just one catch—it isn't yet rolling out via an over-the-air upgrade. Instead, it's available via LG Bridge, however, one member on our forum has captured the KDZ file for...

LG will only use OLED displays for its V series of smartphones

The LG G7 ThinQ was announced on May 2nd with a M+ LCD panel. This fact was surprising to many users, as the LG V30 and the V30S ThinQ both had an OLED display. Now, LG has explained to AndroidHeadlines that the company wants to reserve OLED panels for its "more innovative" V series of smartphones. According to LG,...

AT&T LG V30 now receiving Android Oreo with LG V30S ThinQ’s AI features

LG's flagship smartphone is the V30 series, and despite poor financial showings causing a shift in the company's business strategy, LG is still chugging along with new smartphone releases and software upgrades for its existing devices. The LG V30S ThinQ is the company's latest offering which brings LG's Vision AI and Voice AI features to a slightly...

Verizon LG V30 receiving Android Oreo update today, LG G6 gets security patch

Android Oreo has been available for over six months now, but many devices are still without the latest Android goodies. Just 1.1% of Android devices were on Oreo in the latest distribution numbers. With Android P already on the horizon, the Oreo situation is only getting worse. LG is one manufacturer that has been lagging...

LG still hasn’t provided bootloader unlocking for the U.S. V30+ (US998U)

When we talk about companies like OnePlus, HTC, Honor, and Sony, we generally associate them with developer friendliness. They provide bootloader unlock methods for their devices and work with the developer community so custom ROMs can come out as soon as possible. Even companies such as Samsung and LG are somewhat developer friendly, with Exynos...

LG G6 and LG V30 will be getting an update to Android 8.1 Oreo

The LG G6 and the LG V30 are two of LG's latest flagship devices released in recent years and are both eligible for updates. Usually, OEMs mark the full support term as two years from the date of release, which both handsets still fall under, and in this period they supply about two major Android...

LG’s Vision AI and Voice AI Feature Object Recognition, Shopping Recommendations, and Voice Commands

We've been hearing conflicting rumors about an upcoming high-end LG V30 variant all year. The smartphone, which is believed to be called the LG V30+α or LG V30s, is said to be a pricier version of the LG V30 with improved hardware. LG has kept most of the details under wraps, but on Tuesday, it revealed...

LG V30 (US998) Bootloader Unlocking Now Available

As far as the U.S. market is concerned, LG has typically been in the middle of the pack when it came to their bootloader unlock policies. They aren't as open as other companies like Google or OnePlus, but they also haven't been as strict as Samsung is. LG devices purchased from T-Mobile were always easy...

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...

LG Might Announce an Upgraded V30 at MWC Instead of the G7

LG's mobile division has been struggling for a while now, posting ten straight quarters of operating losses and recording a $331 million loss in the third quarter of 2017. Phones like the LG G6 didn't bolster the company's bottom line, and there are signs that a change in strategy is underway. LG Electronics CEO Jo Seong-Jin said at...