Software update for the LG G6 (H871 / H871S)
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Software update for the LG G6 (H871 / H871S)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's changing: Device security updates (H871), Security patch level (H871S)

 

  • Release date: November 23, 2020 (H871)
    January 2, 2019 (H871S)
  • Android version: 9.0 (H871)
    8.0 (H871S)
  • Security patch level (SPL): May 1, 2019 (H871)
    November 1, 2018 (H871S)
  • Build number: PKQ1.190522.001 (H871)
    OPR1.170623.032 (H871S)
  • Software version: H87130f (H871)
    OPR1.170623.032 (H871S)
  • File size: 540MB (H871)
    105MB (H871S)

Getting started

  • Make sure you’re in the U.S. and on our wireless network.
  • You can download the update via LG Firmware Over the Air (FOTA).
  • You must connect your device to Wi-Fi® to download the update.
  • Although there should be no impacts to settings or data, we recommend backing up your media files to an SD card, a computer, or using a favorite application, prior to upgrading the software.

Update & verify software

Update software

  1. Make sure your device is fully charged and connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. From the device home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar and tap Settings.
  3. Tap the General tab, then About phone, then Software update, and finally Update now.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update. The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs.

Verify software update

  1. From the device home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar and tap Settings.
  2. Tap the General tab, then About phone, and then Software info.
  3. The device has the latest software if the Android and Baseband versions match the current update details.

Troubleshoot software update

Previous updates

DateDetails
Oct. 23, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Software version: H87130e (H871)
  • File size: 2GB (H871)
March 1,
2019
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87121m
  • File size: 97.7MB
Jan. 21, 2019
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87121l
  • File size: 116MB
Jan. 2, 2019
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H871S10e
  • File size: 105MB
Dec. 5, 2018 
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87121k
  • File size: 105MB
Oct. 30, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87121j
  • File size: 142MB
Sept. 28, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87121i
  • File size: 705MB
Aug. 9, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87121d
  • File size: 245MB
July 11, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87121c
  • File size: 610MB
June 6, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87120c
  • File size: 1.94GB
Feb. 5, 2018
  • Android version: 7.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87110p
  • File size: 68.7MB
Nov. 28, 2017
  • Android version: 7.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87110o
  • File size: 160MB
Oct. 4, 2017
  • Android version: 7.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87110n
  • File size: 160MB
Aug. 29, 2017
  • Android version: 7.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87110m
  • File size: 820MB
April 27, 2017
  • Android version: 7.0 (H871)
  • Software version: H87110c
  • File size: 7.77GB


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