LG G7 ThinQ getting Android 9.0 Pie Update brings new features

LG is now rolling out Android 9 Pie update for LG G7 ThinQ in South Korea and expected to be followed globally soon.

The size of the update is 1357.52 MB and LG has also given the changelog of the same which are mentioned below.


– Added gesture home button function. Drag the Home button up to view your recent history, or drag left or right to switch to your recently used app  
– A setting to adjust the media volume is always added when the volume button is pressed.
– A preview is provided in the lower right corner when capturing the screen.
– Added battery saving feature.
– You can set whether each app runs in the background.
– The screen rotation button is provided in the home touch button area when the screen rotation is necessary.
– Security has been enhanced to enable power off after unlocking.
– A lock icon display setting has been added to enhance security. Pressing and holding the power button will stop Smart Lock, biometrics, and lock screen notification when you lock.
– When setting auto brightness, user learns the brightness control pattern and automatically sets it to the preferred brightness.
– Added “Sunset to sunrise” setting in easy-to-view mode.
– Manage folder access permissions and Wi-Fi control permissions for your app.
– SD card encryption no longer restricts the ability to lock the screen with a PIN or password only.
– Added Magic Photo function to the camera.
– Fixed home screen layout lock so apps and widget locations on the Home screen do not change regardless of user intent.
– Dual app functionality added. You can install one more SNS or Messenger app to use with different accounts.

If you want to check: Settings app > System > System updates. Tap on ‘Check for update’ button. If the update is ready for you, it will begin seeding to your device. So if you don’t see it on your LG G7 ThinQ yet, try again tomorrow.

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