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The LG G5 is a fine device with quite some fan following. Although the device from LG did not quite make a remarkable sale this year, the manufacturer is making sure the existing customers are happy. LG has now released the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update for various G5 variants including the international H850, Verizon VS987, Hong Kong H860N, T-Mobile variant and much more. Soon, the Nougat update will roll out for the AT&T and Sprint LG G5.

Here we have the full KDZ firmware files for the international variant with build number H85020A, Hong Kong variant with build H860N20A, T-Mobile H83020A etc. We have also been able to capture the OTA update files which can be flashed using the stock recovery directly. The Nougat based TWRP flashable zip files are also available. That way, you can still retain root access on Android 7.0 N. So hit the download section below and grab the latest files. Also, take a look at the installation procedures from below

Here are the Firmware details:

  • Android Version: 7.0 Nougat
  • Android security patch level: November 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: MPSS.TH.2.0.c1.4-00042-M8996FAAAANAZM-1.74312.1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31
  • Build number: NRD90U
  • Software version:  V20a

Download LG G5 Android 7.0 Nougat H850-H860N-H830 (V20A)

Download Android 7.0 Nougat KDZ and TWRP flashable files for LG G5

Nougat for LG G5 H850 International variant

  • LGUP Flashable Stock KDZ Files:
    • Nougat for LG G5 H85020A Full KDZ file
      Download | H85020a_00_OPEN_EU_OP_1030.kdz [2.4 GB]
  • TWRP Flashable ZIP Files
    • Nougat for LG G5 H85020N Complete TWRP zip File
      Download | LG-H85020A-Flashable.COMPLETE.zip [1.98 GB]

Note: TWRP Flashable zip file is a 100% stock untouched system, boot, modem, and bootloader. Recovery is not included so you don’t lose TWRP.

Nougat for LG G5 H860N International variant

  • LGUP Flashable Stock KDZ Files:
  • TWRP Flashable ZIP Files
    • Nougat LG G5 Hong Kong variant Complete ZIP File
      → Download | not available

Download T-Mobile H83020N OTA, KDZ & TWRP flashable zip

  • LGUP Flashable Stock KDZ Files:
    • T-Mobile LG G5 H83020A Full KDZ file Nougat
      Download [Mirror] | H83020a_00_1107.kdz [2 GB]
  • TWRP Flashable ZIP Files
    • T-Mobile LG G5 H83020A Complete ZIP File
      Download | LG-H83020a-Flashable.COMPLETE-ARB01.zip [1.8 GB]
  • Official OTA update:
    Download [Mirror]| install via stock recovery

Download latest LGUP tool and TWRP for the LG G5

Here you will find all the latest tool for LG G5 variants to help update to Android 7.0 Nougat. Download the LGUP files, TWRP along with the installation methods.

Nougat for AT&T H831, Sprint LS992 & Verizon VS987 LG G5

The KDZ or the TWRP flashable zip files are not yet available for the US variants of the Lg G5. Hence, you can either wait or head over to the LG Bridge method listed below to download and install the update easily and without any hassle.

How to download and install Android 7.0 Nougat on any LG G5 variant using LG Bridge?

If you can’t see an Android 7. 0 Nougat KDZ or TWRp flashable zip file for you  variants, then you can update your device using the official LG Bridge tool provided by the manufacturer itself. Using this all you need to do is install the LG Bridge software on your PC or Macbook and conned the G5 device using a USB cable. If the update is available, you will be prompted and the phone will upgrade to Android 7.0 by itself.

Here is how to use LG Bridge to update LG G5:

  •  Download and install the LG Bridge software for Windows or Mac.
  • Run the LG Bridge tool as administrator.
  • Now connect your LG G5 to PC via USB cable and keep the device booted.
  • LG Bridge will detect and create a connection.
  • Now scan for updates.
  • Install if any update is available.

How to Install T-Mobile LG G3 D85130D Android 6.0 Marshmallow KDZ Using LGUP Flash Tool

If you are looking forward to installing the Android N update on LG G5 using the official KDZ file, then head over to this tutorial: How to Install Stock KDZ on LG devices or How to restore LG devices to stock with LGUP.

The LGUP procedure is similar to all the LG devices. Moreover, with the new LGUP tool it has become quite easy to install the KDZ or TOT stock firmware files on LG device. Simply download the proper KDZ firmware file and/or DLL for your LG G5 variants device and proceed with the tutorial listed above. In order to root the stock Android 7.0 N update, see the TWRP solution below.

How to update LG G5 to Android 7.0 Nougat with TWRP flashable zip file?

One of the reasons you would want to upgrade your G5 to Nougat via TWRP flashable zip files is to retain root access and TWRP. Usually, once you update to Nougat using the KDZ file, you may not be able to unlock the bootloader, install a TWRP or flash a SuperSU package because the Nougat firmware is new and the development has not started yet. So you may not be able to do any modifications later.

However, if you already have the setup TWRP on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, then simply flashing the complete zip file and later SuperSU will retain root access on your device.

Here is how to Unlock Bootloader install TWRP and root LG G5. Moreover, for a full TWRP tutorial on how to flash files and SuperSU, you may want to visit this tutorial.

How to Root LG G5 on official Nougat firmware?

If you are looking for root access on your LG G5 on the latest Android 7.0 firmware, then Flash the required SuperSU v2.78 SR5 recommended listed below using TWRP.

Flash SuperSU  SR5 Recommended → SR5-SuperSU-v2.78-SR5-20161130091551.zip

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