LG V20 received Android 9.0 Pie Update in South Korea

LG today released the Android 9.0 Pie Update for the LG V20 F800L/K/S in South Korea.

According to LG official, The LG V20 Android 9 Pie Update arrives as software version V30E.,

LG V20 Android Pie Update is now available via OTA and LG Bridge.

ChangeLog

  • Upgraded system to Android 9 Pie
  • Gesture navigation support added
  • Added setting to adjust media volume when pressing the volume button
  • Screenshot preview moved to the bottom right of the screen
  • Added Google Digital Wellbeing features
  • New battery savings feature included
  • Individual controls for background applications
  • Screen rotation button added to the navigation bar
  • New security measure to prevent the device from being powered off when locked
  • Added lock icon display setting for security. Users will be able to press and hold the power button to stop Smart Lock, biometric, and lock screen notifications when unlocking the device.
  • New ‘Sunset to sunrise’ setting added to the comfort mode
  • Manage folder access and WiFi control permissions for each app
  • SD card encryption removes limitation that screen lock can only be set by PIN or password
  • Fixed placement of the home screen so that apps and widgets don’t move around regardless of orientation
  • Added new dual app feature to allow users to use multiple accounts on the same app

Android Pie upgrade tutorial guide that showcases the major changes.

  • -An error may occur during the upgrade process. Please backup important data before proceeding.
  • -If you run the update, the security policy will be strengthened and you will not be able to downgrade to the previous version of the software.
  • -The timing of reflecting your valuable suggestions in the model may change according to the development status of the model. We will do our best to ensure timely application.
ModelBuyer SuffixBuyer/CarrierLast Update Date
LGF800SSKUSKT DISTRIBUTION10-31-2019
LGF800KKTFKTF10-31-2019
LGF800SSKTSK TELECOM10-31-2019
LGF800LLGTLG U+10-31-2019

For your information, The Android 9.0 Pie Beta for LG V20 F800L/K/S has been leaked for a while. Many LG V20 Users have already installed the Android 9.0 Pie Update with LGUP.

So far, LG official has not announced the Android Pie Update Plan for other LG V20 model Variants.

According to Google Android Enterprise listings, the following LG V20 model variants are eligible to get the Pie Update.

 {
   "brand": "LGE",
   "name": "V20",
   "imageUrl": "https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/nCu0LU4KLK4xv15bN-VeHp_GnlD2lQMHVWuaKRa2w3l4XUPChQwNxfToBzHnYR2RBHXYHKa0Evg",
   "models": "LG-US996, LG-H990, LG-H910PR, LGV34, LG-LS997, LG-F800L, LG-F800K, LG-H915, LG-H910, LG-F800S, LG-H918, VS995",
   "hardwareFeatures": {
    "formFactor": "Phone",
    "display": "5.7-inch",
    "ram": "4.0GB",
    "flash": "64GB",
    "os": "Android 9",
    "telephonySupport": "Telephony Supported",
    "fingerprintSupport": "Fingerprint Supported",
    "nfcSupport": "NFC Supported",
    "zeroTouchSupport": "Zero Touch Supported"
   }
  },

But it seems that the LG V20 sold in the U.S. will not get the Pie Update, On LG’s Open Source code Distribution website, We can not find the kernel code based on Android 9 Pie for the LG V20.

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