Sprint's LG G4 receives Android 6.0 update

Sprint's LG G4 receives Android 6.0 update
If you're a Sprint subscriber with the LG G4, here is some very good news. Android 6.0 is rolling out now. The update is being sent out in phases, so if you don't receive it right away, there is no reason to get upset. You will receive the update soon. Sprint says that it might take "several days" to arrive. As you might know by now, Android 6.0 comes with battery saving feature Doze. Like the name implies, Doze puts your phone into a deep sleep, increasing the standby time on your handset. As a result, battery life is improved.

Another new feature is the addition of contextual search with Google Now on Tap. The updated virtual assistant will provide search results based on what is on your screen. And the changes to app permissions allow you to decide whether to give or deny permissions on a feature-by-feature basis. The update brings the software version to LS991ZV9. It includes Sprint's Global Roaming feature along with the Android 6.0 update.

Before you start the updating process, you should make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. After all, major updates like this one are usually quite large. As a result, you should also make sure that your battery is charged to at least 50%.


source: Sprint via AndroidCentral

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G4
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(18.5h talk time)

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3 Comments

1. foster426

Posts: 40; Member since: Apr 07, 2015

Off topic: why doesn't my Sprint s5 have 5.1.1? I HATE EVERYONE!

2. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Mostly because of the carrier bloatware and approval stuff.

3. Carlitos

Posts: 673; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Good question. 5.1.1 has been out on the s5 for a while now

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