October 25, 2015
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LG has begun rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the G4, so it was only a matter of time before developers got working on some sweet ROMs. Maybe you are not looking for anything fancy, though. Hell, many of you are not getting the update in a while and simply want it right away!

We have good news for you today. XDA Developers autoprime has just published the stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware, and you can flash it right away. A=But as it goes with these topics, there are certain things you must keep in mind before you go trigger happy.

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For starters, this firmware is only for the LG G4 H815, which happens to be the international version of the smartphone. Flashing the software is also not as easy as it is with your average updates. Users must have TWRP 2.8.7+ installed, which in turn requires you to have your bootloader unlocked. The developer mentions one should also have unlocked the bootloader via LG’s official unlock tool.

Do you meet all the requirements? The let’s go through what you need in order to get it all done. Before anything, though, we would like to remind you that tinkering with your phone may harm your device and/or void your warranty. Make sure you know what you are doing before proceeding, and do your research. No one but you will be responsible shall anything happen.

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When coming from Lollipop… you will need to at least flash the system and boot zips. Modem and Bootloader zip may be optional. I’d suggest flashing all 4 zips. Bootloader first.. then order after that does not matter. Do NOT wipe system partition until after you have flashed bootloader.

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Wrapping up

So there you have it, guys. No need for waiting, though I would advise that you stay put if you are not used to playing around with software like this. If you are an Android adventurer and choose to go through this, do let us know your experiences in the comments!

For more details you can always refer back to the original post at XDA Developers.

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Edgar Cervantes
Edgar Cervantes has over 5 years of experience in tech journalism. Exploring the latest gadgets and constantly studying the industry are part of is daily drive. Regardless of what he is working on, you can be sure he is always trying his best to bring you the best content. He will be dead honest and will bend to nothing.
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