LG has started rolling out Android 12 update for LG V50 ThinQ units on Verizon carrier in the US. The firmware was expected to be released in April along side LG V60 ThinQ but it seems some technical delay. Well, it’s commendable to see such updates even after the company almost out of the smartphone market. The update is rolling out at the time we are writing this post. Talking about the firmware, the stock Android 12 update for LG V50 ThinQ is available to download as a complete build, further comes with June 2022 security patch and goodies of Android 12.
If you are already running Android 11 firmware then you will be getting the new update via OTA anytime soon. We have also posted the manual update process to install the Android 12 KZD for LG V50 ThinQ via LG flashtool and LG firmware updater.
Supported devices: LG V50 ThinQ
Android Version: Android 12
Build Number: N/A
Android Security Patch level: June 2022
Update size: 1.8GB
Android 12 update for LG V50 ThinQ: Firmware details
This is a stable Android 12 build which is rolling out for all devices around the Globe, the update brings system wide improved dark interface, better privacy control, new Gesture Navigation, rounded interface, Adaptive Battery and Brightness, app actions based on the current context, redesigned volume adjust settings and a lot more. As it is a major jump from Android 11 to Android 12, the update weighs around 1.8 GB in size. If you are getting impatient to install the update on your device just head to the flashing process below.
Download Android 12 KDZ for LG V50 ThinQ [Manual installation process] and OTA
Before you begin the installation process, your phone’s battery should be charged up to 60%.
Create a safe backup of your data.
Process to install Android 12 update on LG devices via OTA
Currently the update is rolling out via OTA so we recommend you to get it on your device via manually check for the OTA.
Tap the Settings icon in the apps drawer.
In the Setting menu, head to the “About phone” section.
Now select tap on “System updates” and check for the available system updates.
Tap on Download if it notifies you of the update, and let it install automatically.
Note: If you get OTA update right on your device, then before installing the update it is mandatory to charge your device minimum at 60% to avoid shut down.
Process to install manually Android 12 update on LG V50 ThinQ via LG UP
The update is available to flash via LG UP, just get the update from the link below and flash it using LG UP.
Download LG UP tools from USB Driver page.
Once you successfully downloaded the file just head to the guide and follow instruction to install the stock Android 12 KDZ via LG UP and Flash tool.
That’s it! We hope you have successfully updated your device on the latest firmware. If you are facing any difficulty during the process, let us know because we are here for you.