Our last update regarding the LG Velvet model was in January when the phone received the Android 11 LG UX 10 update. That was a month after the release of the Android 11 Beta preview. Three months later, LG and Verizon are rolling out another round of updates. As with similar versions, the software update brings a number of device improvements and optimizations. Make sure your phone’s battery is fully charged and that you are connected to a WiFi network or a Verizon Wireless network before you receive the update.
This particular update also provides the latest levels of security patches and fixes known issues. Specifically, this is the G900VM20a software version. This brings up the March 2021 Android security patch level. The release date is 04/09/2021.
Updating Verizon brings Android OS 11 with fundamental app updates. In notifications, expect to see conversation bubbles. A floating bubble will appear whenever a new message is available.
The Wireless emergency alert it’s ready as possible thanks to Google WEA. For easier and faster mobile payments, there are Touch and pay which will appear if NFC is enabled.
The update improves the Mobile hotspot. Note that Android 11 removes the “Manage Connections” and “802.11 Mode” menu. The Camera function gets improvements to the Tutorial slider, Quick Video, and the Switch Camera button.
Under the Settings, you will see improvements in the Quick Settings, Focus Mode, Bedtime Mode, Close Sharing, Icons, Y Volume panel. Notice the new three icons on the main notification panel. With focus mode, you can now pause distracting apps and hide notifications.
Bedtime mode allows you to avoid interruptions. The volume panel display is now at the top of the screen. Close Share allows you to share files with nearby devices. The mobile data icon has now been moved to the first page. On the second page, you will see the Hi-Fi Quad DAC icon.