The Verizon Wireless LG K8 V VS500 is now receiving its Android 7.0 Nougat update in form of new build number VS50020a. This is a big update, because it brings official Android Nougat version. The update introduces lots of good stuffs from Nougat. The Android security patch level will be updated to April 2017. LG has also put the official KDZ firmware file on their server for downloading.
- Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Android Security Patch Level: April, 2017
- Baseband Version: Pending
- Kernel Version: Pending
- Model Number: Verizon LG K8 V VS500
- Support Network: LTE 4G
- Build Number: VS50020a
- Build Date: April, 2017
- Country: America
- File Name: VS50020a_02_0413_ARB00.kdz
- Uploader: LG
- Updated to the official Android 7.0 Nougat version with lots of new improvements and features of Android Nougat
- Patched the new April 2017 Google Android security patches
- General bug fixes
You may need to use some special methods to download the official KDZ firmware file because of the changes of LG, here’s two reference for you.
Fix Download From LG (Credit to Jesse Han)
- Fix download failed or only blank page for official LG KDZ CAB TOT firmware by setting LGE ActiveDP 0.9
- Officially download LG KDZ CAB TOT firmware by using Xtreme Download Manager
Once we have downloaded the official KDZ firmware file, you know, we can manually flash it to our LG phone by using LGUP.