Verizon started rolling out the Stock Android 7.0 Nougat update for it’s LG G5 model VS987. Verizon is just another carrier after T-Mobile LG G5 and US Cellular to release the stock Nougat update for it’s device. Other non Google devices including Moto Z, HTC 10 and Galaxy S7/Edge already tasted it. The official Nougat update for Verizon LG G5 VS987 carries build number NRD90U and software version as VS98726B, the stock Nougat firmware for Verizon LG G5 VS987 is packed with latest security patches for the ongoing month as November 1 as weighs about 1672.6 MB. The Android 7.0 Nougat update for Verizon LG G5 VS987 is live via OTA, you will receive the OTA notification or download the firmware KDZ from the link below and try the manual update process via LG Flashtool
The stock Nougat VS98726B update for Verizon LG G5 VS987 has also brought many latest features inside it including redesigned interface, smarter notification, apps can now be run parallel, improved battery and new emojis. Menu button is now placed in the navigation bar along Home and back button keys, now you can use the call blocking feature on your LG G5. Just follow the below procedure to download and install the stock Android 7.0 Nougat update on Verizon LG G5 VS987.
How to update Android 7.0 Nougat VS98726B firmware on Verizon LG G5 VS987
First try the OTA method as mentioned below but it has a few limitations to get your device eligible for that, read them below.
- Your device must be stock un-rooted condition because rooted device will not able to receive the OTA updates then you have to un-root your device or go for the LG Bridge software below.
- To check whether your device is eligible for OTA Firmware update, unlock your device & navigate to
Settings >> About device >> Software update >> Check for updates
This will require a working internet connection to connect to the LG servers. You will receive a notification about the latest firmware availability click install to flash the firmware or tap install later to flash later. If this method works for you then it’s awesome, otherwise grab the LG Bridge Software from below and follow the onscreen instructions.
How to update Verizon LG G5 VS987 on Official Android 7.0 VS98726B Nougat via LG Bridge
- Open LG Bridge software and connect your device to PC
- Make sure you have latest Android USB drivers installed on PC.
- Follow the onscreen instructions to update your device.
The KDZ file is available so you can easily flash the update manually via LG Flash tool.
Give us your feedback if you have successfully updated your Verizon LG G5 VS987 on Android 7.0 Nougat VS98726B update and stay tune for more updates.