Software updates: LG V40 ThinQ

Use this page to identify software versions for the LG V40 ThinQ as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android 9.0 / Software version V405TA20i

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap the 'General' tab.
  3. Tap About phone.
  4. Tap Software info.
  5. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Android 9.0 / Software version V405TA20h

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap the 'General' tab.
  3. Tap About phone.
  4. Tap Software info.
  5. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android 9.0

Software version:

V405TA20i

October 1, 2019

September Security updates

Available October 1, 2019

If your device meets the update requirements, this update will be available to you to download. To prevent network congestion, updates are briefly set on a scheduled daily limit.  If that limit is reached, check back again the next day or after November 4, when the daily limit is lifted.

Android 9.0

Software version:

V405TA20h

July 26, 2019

July Security updates

Available July 26, 2019

If your device meets the update requirements, this update will be available to you to download. To prevent network congestion, updates are briefly set on a scheduled daily limit.  If that limit is reached, check back again the next day or after August 5, when the daily limit is lifted.

Android 9.0

Software version:

V40520g

June 19, 2019

Android 9.0

Improved Open Group Chat

Wi-Fi calling default setting change

Available June 19, 2019

If your device meets the update requirements, this update will be available to you to download. To prevent network congestion, updates are briefly set on a scheduled daily limit.  If that limit is reached, check back again the next day or after July 17, when the daily limit is lifted.

Android 8.1.0

Software version:

V40511e

February 26, 2019

February Security updates

Available February 26, 2019

If your device meets the update requirements, this update will be available to you to download. To prevent network congestion, updates are briefly set on a scheduled daily limit.  If that limit is reached, check back again the next day or after April 12, when the daily limit is lifted.

Android 8.1.0

Software version:

V40511d

December 27, 2018

Google Security updates

Available December 27, 2018

If your device meets the update requirements, this update will be available to you to download. To prevent network congestion, updates are briefly set on a scheduled daily limit.  If that limit is reached, check back again the next day or after January 22, when the daily limit is lifted.

Android 8.1.0

Software version:

V40511c

November 5, 2018

Camera improvements

Various system updates

Available November 5, 2018

If your device meets the update requirements, this update will be available to you to download. To prevent network congestion, updates are briefly set on a scheduled daily limit.  If that limit is reached, check back again the next day or after December 4, when the daily limit is lifted.

Android 8.1.0

Software version:

V405TA08b

October 19, 2018

Original OEM software

Available October 19, 2018

This is the launch software version of the device. When a software update becomes available, this information will be updated.

Other versions

N/A

N/A

Your device has non-T-Mobile software, and it is unsupported. The manufacturer and T-Mobile cannot update your software.

 

 

Determine update requirements

Your device must meet the following requirements to update your software to the most current version:

 

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection
  • File size: 190 MB

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for V405TA20i

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap the 'General' tab.
  3. Tap Update center.
  4. Tap System update.
  5. Tap Check for update.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the latest software update.

 

Update from a computer

  1. Download, install and open the compatible software for the LG Bridge from http://www.lg.com/us/support/software-firmware-drivers to your PC.
  2. Connect the device using the provided USB cable to the PC.
  3. On the device drag down the notification panel and tap USB notificationMedia device (MTP).
  4. On the PC, in the LG Bridge app, on the Software update tab, tap Software update > the app will check for an update.
  5. If an update is available, a message will appear about the update. Click Start to install the update. Do not remove the device from the PC until the update is complete.

 

Issues after updating

If you experience issues after updating to the latest software version, follow these steps:

 

  1. Wipe your cache partition to make sure that all system files on your device are put back in order.
  2. If wiping the cache partition does not work, you may need to perform a master reset.