U.S. Cellular LG K40 LMX420QM Android 9 Pie Update now available

Will my LG K40 get Android 9.0 Pie Update?

Yes, LG will release the Android 9 Pie Update for the LG K40.

[Update, 11/25/2019]

LG today released the Android 9.0 Pie Update for the LG K40 LMX420QM from U.S. Cellular.

The Update is now available via OTA and LG Bridge; If you have not received the OTA Update notification, You can follow the below guides to upgrade your LG K40 to Android 9.0 Pie.

How to Upgrade my LG K40 to Android 9 Pie with LG Bridge

 

LG K40 LG Bridge and LGUP Flash Tool:

Download: LGUP 1.14
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1SOhoR2hn9PKiIvUUeiDVeX-8PfuMx1qq 

LG Bridge windows: LGBridge_Setup.exe
LG Bridge Mac:LGBridge_Mac.dmg

Download USB Drivers

/LGMobileDriver_WHQL_Ver_4.4.0.exe [Latest LG USB drivers 4.2] for Windows

 

[Orinigal Story]

LG is rolling out a new software update for the LG K40 LMX420QM (aka X420QM) U.S. Cellular.

The LG K40 LMX420QM has launched with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, and it is confirmed that the LG K40 will get the Android 9.0 Pie Update.

Unfortunately, the software update released today is just a minor maintenance update which brings the latest Android Security Patches.

For your information, The Update is available now via OTA and LG Bridge for the LG K40 LMX420QM with Buyer suffix UCL, UCW and UCK.

ModelBuyer SuffixBuyer/CarrierLast Update Date
LMX420QMUCLU.S. Cellular2019/10/1
LMX420QMUCWUS CELLULAR_TULSA_WALMART2019/10/1
LMX420QMUCKUS CELLULAR_TULSA2019/10/1

Starting from today, You will be able to install the security update through LG Bridge.

We strongly recommend you to install this Update, because this could be the last update based on Android Oreo for your device.

According to our sources, LG is testing the Android 9.0 Pie beta build v18a for the LG K40 LMX420, So the Next Update for your LG k40 could be an OS Upgrade to Android 9.0 Pie.

The LG Xpression Plus 2 is AT&T Branded LG K40, It will also get the Android 9.0 Update!

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   "brand": "LGE",
   "name": "LG Xpression Plus 2",
   "imageUrl": "https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/4HXf_XCvc95U4y5OVsPG5yT2fbjeExuZc-nGpmwLrxCnQ2th1grCITVyowwA5Swfw7gQzVm_bcHu",
   "models": "LM-X420",
   "hardwareFeatures": {
    "formFactor": "Phone",
    "display": "5.7-inch",
    "ram": "2.0GB",
    "flash": "32GB",
    "os": "Android 9",
    "telephonySupport": "Telephony Supported",
    "fingerprintSupport": "Fingerprint Supported",
    "zeroTouchSupport": "Zero Touch Supported"
   }
  },