T-Mobile may have delayed the LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update again

T-Mobile may have delayed the LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update again
T-Mobile announced less than two weeks ago that its LG V30 variant will receive the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update in mid-April. Unfortunately, if you've purchased your LG V30 from T-Mobile, you'll probably have to wait a while longer.

T-Mobile may have delayed the LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update again
Although the roll-out should have started this week, T-Mobile support says LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update is a few weeks away. If you're not aware of T-Mobile's previous statement, it's worth mentioning the carrier said it was forced to delay the update due to LG making a “booboo.”

Well, it appears that the “booboo” was more serious they have initially thought since it's taking LG about a month to fix it. In the meantime, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon have already updated their LG V30 variants to Android 8.0 Oreo.

Still, two more weeks of waiting shouldn't be such a major issue, after all, LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo is still coming, just not this week. Or, maybe this is just a big misunderstanding and T-Mobile is going to deliver on its initial promise.

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  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh

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14 Comments

1. fyah_king unregistered

Glad, I’ve moved on to the best phone!! My pixel 2 xl!!

2. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

LG opens global software upgrade centre for faster smartphone updates - a few days ago

3. hazard1

Posts: 228; Member since: Feb 11, 2017

Glad i just bought a GS9. I doubt the V30 Oreo update will fix the static I get on phone calls via Bluetooth. It is an issue with the head units in Subaru cars and the V30. LG has not even acknowledged the problem, thus making my decision to move on a very easy one.

12. Chewsta

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 29, 2016

Please stop man okay I haven't had an issue with the V10 v20 all the view 30 with static like save your crying for somebody else all you like to do is King s**tt for the other team until something better comes around

13. hazard1

Posts: 228; Member since: Feb 11, 2017

I literally do not understand what you are trying to say (besides "please stop"). This is a known problem with the v30 and Subaru head units, whether I write about it or not. It was absent on the G2 through G6. Funny thing is, I am back on the V30. My GS8 experience lasted two days.

4. lyndon420

Posts: 6270; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Geez...FML...I just bought the V30 after work, and now I read this?? It's doing updates - fingers crossed...

5. btbotimtim

Posts: 269; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

wtf is wrong with tmobile?

6. choxsta

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 17, 2018

Feels like "FCC's Ruling" perhaps they have to remove that 40 million dollar money maker from their bloatware. Just came down in the past couple days, and now a new holdup?????

7. truckdewdlarry

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 17, 2018

Y'all do realize that Twitter post is from like 2 weeks ago. Shame on the author for not researching it. There is an article from TMo News from April 6th with the Tweets dated April 5th.

8. truckdewdlarry

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 17, 2018

The author also did not read the article posted on April 7 by Phone Arena, the very same site which this article is posted, that has the same Twitter conversation with the dates. Instead, the author posts the same tweets but cuts off the dates and marks as a delay and sensationalized it as a fail on T-mobile's part. Bad journalism on your part Mr. Vasile and shame on Phone Arena for allowing a false story to be posted. Quit regurgitating old stories as new stuff and make sure you check what your authors post because you scored a big F on this. I now know who not to trust when it comes to phone information.

9. threeline

Posts: 298; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

This phone sucks along with Tmobile.

10. choxsta

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 17, 2018

Eventhough you think the author mis-stated the dates in this article, it's still applying, because no update yet. Don't shoot the messenger!?! Feels more like something the FCC will be investigating, or some class action suit, in the future, to me.

11. BeastlyOne

Posts: 3; Member since: May 14, 2014

Hopefully, T-Mobile is waiting so that they can include the V35 features in the update. The update is now scheduled for the same time as the release of the G7 and V35 on May 2. Not likely, but I can dream.

14. choxsta

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 17, 2018

Available now via LG Bridge only. 2.81 GB. Not sure which version yet though.

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