LG G6 (h870)

Preparatory steps

I experienced to install Ubuntu Touch on LG G6 (h870). There are many others I can not test on, such h872, LS993, VS998, ... Before, you have to take a number of preparatory steps:

  1. Ensure you have upgraded the stock firmware at least to Android 7.1, else you can't flash the OEM binaries for AOSP. It is best to ensure that you have all the latest firmware installed.
  2. Enable developer options for your device,
  3. In the developer options, enable ADB debugging and OEM unlocking,
  4. Install ADB on your computer
  5. Get an unlocking code from LG
  6. Reboot to fastboot and unlock the bootloader using the code obtained from LG
  7. Flash it in fastboot (fastboot flash unlock unlock.bin)

Device specifications

Component Details
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
CPU Octa-core Cortex-A53 & Cortex-A574 x 2.0 Ghz + 4 x 1.5 Ghz
Architecture arm64
GPU Adreno 430
Display 5.7 in (14.47cm), Fullvision Quad HD+ (2880x1440) 18:9
Storage 32 GB
Shipped Android Version 7.0
Memory 4 GB
Cameras Double camera 13 MP F/1.8 LED flash, 5MP f2.2
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3.300 mAh
Dimensions 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm
HDR HDR10 & Dolby Vision™
MicroSD microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 2TB
Release Date 2017
SIM nano

Maintainer(s)

Forum topic

Source repos

Kernel

Device

Halium

LOS

The LG G6 is not supported by the UBports Installer yet. You can help us by contributing a config file.

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