T-Mobile has released a software update for the LG G8 ThinQ smartphone which was released in March this year.
The T-Mobile variant of the device is officially called the LG G8 ThinQ with model number LMG820TM or G820TM.
T-Mobile Pushes New Update for LG G8 ThinQ Units
The software update does not bring Android 10 to the G8 ThinQ, rather it doesn’t change the Android version from Android 9.0 (Pie) which the device originally shipped with. According to internal sources, the update is a maintenance update which can significantly improve the usability of the smartphone.
The changelog also mentions the same thing and it doesn’t go into details. The changelog reveals that the usability of the phone has been further improved. The update features an Android Security Patch level of October 1, 2019, while the November Android Security Patch has already been released.
More Details About the Update
T-Mobile hasn’t yet added the update on their website., so we don’t have much info about the changes and improvements. However, the update notice mentions that the update is essential for device security since it contains the updated October 2019 Android security patch version.
How to Download and Install the Latest Update for G8 ThinQ?
The software version of the latest update for the LG G8 ThinQ is G820TM10p and is now available to download in all G8 ThinQ units. The update weighs 481.4MB to download. The update is being sent to all devices through the Android OTA feature.
You can also install the update on your G8 ThinQ device using LG Bridge which is a software that is available for different PC platforms and is used to backup and update LG devices from a PC. Keep in mind that you need to have the necessary drivers installed in order for this to work.