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    Post Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    If the Israel variant does not have an Unlockable Bootloader, how would it have been possible to Flash an OPEN_EU ROM? Which tools would have been required to do that? Is the installation of the OPEN_EU ROM on an Israel variant the reason that the WiFi loses connectivity and goes into a...
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    Post Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    Do you happen to know what File System LG uses for the .img files?
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    Post Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    With Linux, can I mount and explore the contents of files like devcfg.img?
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    Post Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    Which of the .img files on the following page should I look at to compare to the Manifest and Build Properties data I was able to extract with the kDI app? Codefire - Listing of H85020A Thanks, M.
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    Post Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    Can these KDZ files be inspected to see what the Device Manifest and Build Properties are as is provided by the kDI app?
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    Post Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    Further analysis, via the Unlocking your Bootloader feature on the LG website, has revealed the following. It seems I have been a victim of the following scam. https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/official-lg-g5-h850-bootloader-unlock.3363040/post-73450344 Is it still possible to update to a...
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    Post Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    Here are some more observations about my phone. My phone has FascistBook, Insanegram and Evernote installed. This aligns with the User Guides for Israel and the UK and Ireland. However, the guide for Israel makes no mention of the Cell Broadcast feature as do the guides for the UK and Ireland...
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    Post Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    Hi, I found the following Property listed for my phone. [ro.boot.bl_unlock_complete]: [false] I also found the following post on XDA. https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/tecknights-aristo-2-tutorials.3805141/post-81297963 2 things I don't want to lose are Camera functionality and HDMI...
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    Thread Which Variant of LG G5 H850 do I really have?

    Hi Folks, I am basically new to Android and Phones but not new to computing. So, when using abbreviations or acronyms, please include in brackets the full description the first time you use them. I have a New in Box Unlocked LG G5 H850 with Android 7.0 (Android security patch level is 1...
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    Thread Bootloop / Rebooting when WiFi is turned on?

    Hi Folks, 3 nights ago for the 2nd time only, I connected to the Internet with WiFi and I noticed some apps were being updated. Somewhere along the way Automatic Updates was reset from Off to Via Wi-Fi only. It stopped on the third. apps_Packages info is reporting the following 3 apps, in...
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    Thread Removing/Disabling Google/Facebook/Instagram/Bloatware from Nougat?

    Hi Everyone, Yesterday, I received a New Unlocked LG G5 H850 (Europe) phone which has Android 7.0 Nougat installed. I want to disable/uninstall all the Google/Facebook/Instagram/Bloatware as much as I can without installing any third party ROM before installing F-Droid. I have already...
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    Post Lg g5 oreo upgrade

    My Sister has just acquired a G5 H850 via an EBAY store in Australia which was advertised as being a Europe variant. Using the LG SN & Carrier & Country Check on IMEI.info indicated it as having a Serial Number beginning with 66 and also being an Israeli variant as per the following details...
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    Post E-label location of FCC ID for H850?

    It's definitely an H850. Not looking to Flash any ROMs. The phone is in Oz (Australia). Would it be best to do the OTA update without a Local SIM card and just use a Wi-Fi connection to the Internet? Can an "NTCODE error" happen after an OTA update? Thanks!! again.
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    Post E-label location of FCC ID for H850?

    Thanks!! for the feedback. Very interesting. Are you the original owner of your phone? If so, did it already have Oreo installed when you bought it? The documentation I previously referred to was from 2016 but Oreo was released in August 2017. The LG SN & Carrier & Country Check, provided by...
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    Thread E-label location of FCC ID for H850?

    Hi Folks, According to the documentation I have, the FCC ID should able to be located by navigating to the Regulatory & safety item within Settings. There appears to be 2 options for locating this item. It is supposed to be displayed either under the General tab or in the About phone category...
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    Thread Comprehensive Android User Guide for Beginners

    Hi Folks, I recently received a UMIDIGI Z2 Special Edition. Yesterday, I finally got around to downloading and applying all the available OTA updates. I was hoping that there could be a way to do the updates via sharing my Laptops Internet connection to a USB port. It is my first Android...
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    Post Access your WD 2tb Passport HD with OTG and Power bank

    Can you also write to the hard drive? Thanks, Michael.