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How to unlock the T-Mobile LG Velvet bootloader and root it with Magisk

Unlocking the bootloader, rooting a device, and flashing aftermarket ROMs are popular hobbies here at XDA. The power user community holds the ability to mod their devices in high regard, and they almost find no interest in phones if they are not able to be bootloader unlocked. Many legacy devices are actually kept alive by...

Verizon LG Velvet receives Android 12, other carrier versions still waiting

The LG Velvet was the last mainstream flagship phone from LG before the company gave up on smartphones, excluding the swiveling LG Wing. The company promised to keep its existing phones updated for a little while longer, and now the first U.S. carrier version of the Velvet is receiving its Android 12 upgrade. Verizon is now...

LG starts rolling out the first stable Android 12 update to the LG Velvet

Towards the end of last month, LG shared an update on its support website confirming that it would release the Android 12 update to the LG Velvet in Q1 2022. As promised, the company has now started rolling out the first stable Android 12 release for the device in its home market of South Korea. According...

LG will roll out Android 12 to the LG Velvet in the next few weeks

Shortly after announcing its exit from the smartphone space last year, LG confirmed that it would continue to provide software updates for its existing devices. The company assured users that it would release up to three Android OS upgrades for all premium phones released in 2019 or later, while budget-friendly models launched in 2020 or...

The T-Mobile Cyber Monday deals include a completely free smartphone and more

T-Mobile's Black Friday deals were a bit of a disappointment, consisting mostly of existing deals the carrier already offered. Their Cyber Monday deals, however, might be worth taking a look. The carrier has announced their Cyber Monday deals this morning on their newsroom website. The deals include a choice of a free smartphone via monthly bill...

Here are all the LG phones that will receive Android 12 and Android 13 updates

After denying several rumors, LG finally announced its exit from the smartphone market earlier this month. This raised concern among many LG smartphone users regarding software support for their devices. To address these concerns, LG recently assured that it will continue to deliver three Android OS updates for all premium phones launched in 2019 and...

Despite quitting phones, LG reassures customers it’ll continue to deliver Android OS updates

After months of rumors, finally, the inevitable happened as LG officially declared itself out of the smartphone market for once and for all. While the smartphone community was busy mourning the loss of a key innovator, many existing LG phone owners were worried about what would happen to their smartphones. LG promised to provide service...

LG starts rolling out the Android 11 update to the LG Velvet

In a perfect world, Android 11 would already be available for every phone released in the last 18 months. But it’s a slow process, and if you’re an LG Velvet owner, your patience will soon be rewarded. LG announced that an Android 11 beta preview for the LG Velvet will soon be available in South Korea....

LG Wing lands in India with the LG Velvet 4G in tow

After officially unveiling the LG Wing last month, LG has now launched the quirky smartphone in the Indian market. Powered by Qualcomm's mid-range Snapdragon 765G chip, the LG Wing features an innovative design with a swiveling main display and a small secondary display hidden underneath. Along with the LG Wing, the South Korean OEM has...

How to set up pairs of apps to launch on LG’s Dual Screen phones

If you own an LG device that features Dual Screen support, we have the perfect app recommendation. Dual Launch for LG is a free app that allows users to launch pairs of apps at once. Dual Launch for LG is designed for the LG smartphones equipped with the dual screen case, such as the LG V50,...

Google Chrome tests moving tabs to secondary displays on Android

In an effort to make multitasking easier on smartphones with a secondary display, the Google Chrome team is working on a new feature that will allow users to open different tabs in each display. While Google Chrome does include support for phones with a secondary display, it currently only allows users to expand a single...

The LG Velvet supports Google’s Live Caption for automatic media captions

The LG Velvet is one of the few Android smartphones to support Google’s Live Caption, an accessibility feature for the hearing impaired. With the number of people who have "disabling hearing loss" predicted to reach more than 900 million by 2050, it’s crucial that technology companies take steps to make their devices more accessible. Google is an excellent...