Download LG V30 Oreo 8.0 Firmware LG UX and Installation Method (All Variants)

LG V30 devices made huge sale compare with previous Flagships from LG. Even if LG is always causing some delay in updates, they will release at least two major updates and 2-3 Months interval security patch updates. In some situations, you may use Custom ROM, or you already rooted your device. In those situations If you want to use Stock ROM/Firmware, you already know you can’t update using Software settings. You have to update your firmware manually. You can use the below method to update your LG V30 to Oreo 8.0 Firmware. Take care when choosing firmware based on your model number. Wrong selection may not brick your phone, But you will lose some features based on your region.
LG V30 with Dark City Background

Unlock Bootloader

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Bootloader unlock is a necessary step for flashing firmware in your LG devices. Some International versions can be unlocked quickly by enabling OEM to unlock in Developer settings. But, some US Variant Devices need to be unlocked using Device ID and some fastboot steps. Before everything, Please enable OEM to unlock in settings.

Go to settings >>> about >>> Tap on the “Build Number” 7-10 times consistently to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock.

You can refer- Unlock Bootloader.

Flash Firmware in LG V30 devices

Official OTA Method

If you want to update a security patch to the current month. Don’t go for the manual method. Try this Automatic method.

The process is straightforward and simple;

checking for software update android

  • Go to your device setting menu and scroll down to the bottom

  • Tap on “Software Update”

  • You may have to refresh the page to start the OTA upgrade process.

Manual Method

Run a backup

Always and always, it is essential you run a comprehensive backup of all files, document, and data on the Android device to be worked on. While the action may be done by a professional, if there be any mistake, all data on the device will be lost.

So, to be on the safe side, do run a backup first before continuing.

Charge the device fully

A lot of people will say you should charge the device up to 50% battery percentage or more, but we recommend a fully loaded device so that there won’t be any stories.

Download LG USB drivers

Yeah, it is essential. You must Download and install LG USB driver on the PC which you’ll be using for this action.

Get a suitable LGUP version

It is a mandatory step to select the correct version for your device. LG V30 Supports 1.14 release, which can work well with Uppercut 1.0 Tool.

Steps

  • Now, download the official firmware for LG smartphones. For Proper firmware refer below model numbers.

Make sure you install all the tools above on the PC, then, get the phone and follow the steps below;

  • Switch off your LG V30.

LG V30 Download Mode

  • Connect your PC with Type C Cable. Boot the device into download mode by holding down the power button and volume up button at the same time. Continue holding down these keys, Now connect Type C Cable which is already connected with the PC.

LG V30 Download Mode Warning Screen

  • Wait, until the LG Logo appears on the device screen and it will say “Download Mode.” Now, release the power button while still holding on volume up button.

LG Uppercut running

  • Open Uppercut Tool and tap on the Upgrade Option, then choose the firmware you downloaded initially.

  • Tap on the Start option and wait for the process to complete.

  • After the process is completed, reboot your smartphone.

Check Firmware

Since you have just flashed a new firmware to your LG device, you may want to check if the firmware is actually what you installed. Follow the guide below to check your device firmware version.

You can check the firmware details >>> settings >>> about >>> version.

Final Words

Some USA Devices doesn’t support Bootloader unlock function, for those devices you can try with LG Bridge Tool. Download and install the LG driver from this article and install LG bridge. Most of the time, It will work great. If the device doesn’t work Comment below with Model number. We will figure out, what we can do.

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2 thoughts on “Download LG V30 Oreo 8.0 Firmware LG UX and Installation Method (All Variants)

  1. Hi,
    Thanks for this tutorial, it works for me with update US99810d and US99820b, but now I have this error message that appears: “Error 0x81000302, please use latest DLL Laf Protocol version is not match DLL = 98461424 Device = 101683232.”
    Do you know what’s wrong ? I tried to downgrade, but it didn’t work either
    Thanks a lot

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