We have known thus far that the most important part in keeping the safety and security of our phone is through the Android security patches that Google has started to release every month. The manufacturing partners have been working closely with Google to provide timely security patches to the phones so that the security of the phone could not be compromised. The U.S carrier which has its biggest marketshare in this field , AT&T has now released an update to LG’s last year flagship phones, the LG G5 and the LG V10.
LG G5 and LG V10 on AT&T network have started receiving a new firmware update. Installing the latest monthly security patch, the update started rolling out from yesterday and is being pushed over the air as an incremental update.
On the AT&T LG V10, the phone still running on Marshmallow based firmware update arrives as software version H90021z and installs the March security patch, other than fixing bugs.
On the AT&T LG G5, the phone running Android 7.0 Nougat based firmware update arrives as software version H82020i and installs the March security patch, other than fixing bugs.
The update is being rolled out as Firmware Over the Air meaning that the update should hit your devices soon, if it hasn’t yet. However, instead of waiting you can check for it manually right away by heading to Settings > About device > System updates. If you find it sitting there, first download and then install the update.
Also note that every time there is an software or in this case firmware update to yourphone, it is advisable to keep your phone charged while installing the update and the phone should be kept in a WiFi area whenever possible to reduce excess data charges caused by the update. Stay tuned for the updates reaching more phones and we will keep you updated about it.