[Updated] LG V50S ThinQ & LG G7 ThinQ Android 10 (LG UX 9.0) stable update rolling out

This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..

Original story (published on May 18) follows:

LG recently hinted at the stable rollout of the LG G7 ThinQ Android 10 update after concluding the beta testing program in the home country of South Korea.

The beta testing exercise had been ongoing for quite some time and those following closely know that LG had promised to push the stable update during this quarter. The update was expected alongside the LG V50S ThinQ, V40 ThinQ, and V35 ThinQ.

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LG Android 10 update plan for Q2 2020

Folks using the LG V40 ThinQ on AT&T have already received the update to Android 10 as promised. As I write this, the stable LG V50S ThinQ and LG G7 ThinQ Android 10 update is now up for grabs in Korea, again, just as promised.

LG Korea has updated the official LG G7 ThinQ software update page to confirm that Android 10 is now available as version 30d for all carrier-locked and unlocked variants in the country.

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Below is a summary of the changelog:

-Android 10 OS has been applied.
-Pop-up window function has been added.
-Night mode function has been added.
-Gesture style has been added to the navigation bar.
-Shortcut behavior of accessibility shortcut settings has been changed.
-The hot key behavior of the touch area control setting has been changed.
-Screen recording function has been added.
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LG says those using the SmartWorld app should find the upgrade instructions in the LG SmartWorld app. The same is also true for those using the LG V50S ThinQ and wish to upgrade to Android 10.

Like the G7, the V50S is getting the update on all carrier-locked and unlocked models in the region as version 20e. Below is a summary of the changes to expect after the update:

-Android 10 OS has been applied.
-Pop-up window function has been added.
-Gesture style has been added to the navigation bar.
-Shortcut behavior of accessibility shortcut settings has been changed.
-The hot key behavior of the touch area control setting has been changed.
-Added the setting when folded behind the dual screen.
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After the V50S and G7 ThinQ Android 10 updates, next in line is the LG V35. The rollout shouldn’t be too far from now following the recent publishing of the official Android 10 kernel source code.

If interested in details about the LG Android 11 update, check this page.

Update 1 (June 2)

The Android 10 update for the LG G7 ThinQ will arrive in Canada by late June or early July. Head here for more coverage.

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