LG has started to roll out Android 7.0 Nougat to the flagship LG G5 smartphone. Currently, the update is available only for customers based in South Korea. According to sources, the Android 7.0 Nougat update for LG G5 will be expanded to the USA, Asia and other markets in the upcoming months.
According to industry analysts, LG has shown commitment towards its loyal customers by releasing software updates in a timely fashion. The company has rolled out the update well before the rivals are yet to unveil the update. Last year, the Korea-based company had provided Android Marshmallow update to LG G4 smartphone.
Commenting on the launch of the update, Kim Hyung-jung, senior vice president and head of LG Mobile’s research and development disclosed that the company would like to provide customers with the best and most up-to-date mobile experience.
Getting software updates to our users faster than the competition is our way of demonstrating that LG is committed to supporting our products and customers to ensure they have a positive ownership experience
Installation process of Android 7.0 Nougat on LG G5
To install Android 7.0 Nougat update OTA, you need to select the message “Yes, I’m in“. Select Install now after the software update is downloaded. Your LG G5 phone will restart after the installation of the update. After that, you can work with the new Android 7.0 Nougat. You have to follow this step only if you had received a notification message.
If you are unable to view a notification message, you need to manually update the phone. For this purpose, you need to select the Settings icon in the apps menu, select “About phone” and “System updates” option respectively. The remaining steps are same as outlined in the previous scenario.
Android 7.0 Nougat features
The Android 7.0 Nougat provides improved features such as night mode, bundled notification, enhanced security update, improved battery optimization, and multi-window options. Moreover, the update includes features, which are used to enhance user experience.
The company has rolled out the Android 7.0 Nougat update in batches to LG G5. Hence, it will take few weeks for the update to hit your smartphone. You need to keep on checking until you receive an update.