Verizon LG G5 software Update VS9872CA: Novemeber 2017 security patch and AppFlash App

Verizon is currently rolling out a new software update for the LG G5 VS987.

The update is arriving as software version vs9872CA.  According to Verizon’s Official LG G5 software Update Support Page, The update comes with November android security patch.

The update also adds the AppFlash to your LG G5.

The APPFlash APP allows users to try an app before installing it. No download required.  After the Update, The APPFlash APP is not enabled by default.

  • To enable and use AppFlash:
    • Press and hold an empty space on your Home screen
    • Tap Settings in the bottom right corner
    • Tap Swipe Access
    • Tap AppFlash
  • After enabling AppFlash it is conveniently located on the side screen. Simply swipe right and you’re ready to go.

You can find AppFlash controls in Home screen Settings under “Layout”. Tap Left Home screen for more.

It is reported that the APPflash APP may Access Your Private Data And Share It With Others. 

If you are concern about privacy data, you can easily disable the app.