With 2015 comes the promise of new smartphones… but for those of us who picked up one of 2014’s best mobile devices, the wait is now on to see when the latest version of Google’s Android operating system – Lollipop – will be released for your hardware.

For those who went with LG’s mighty, QHD display wielding, laser autofocus toting G3 smartphone that wait is now over. We’ve just received word from LG South Africa that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update has been made available as of today.

Android Lollipop brings a host of new features to the table for Android smartphone owners as well as a massive design update called Material Design.

There are three way to get the update installed on your G3

1. On your LG G3

  • Go to your apps menu
  • Update Centre
  • Software Update
  • Check now for Update
  • Install

2. Using the web updater

  • Go to http://www.lg.com/za/support-mobile/lg-D855
  • Click on Software Update and Drivers
  • Download LG Mobile Support Tool and install onto your PC
  • Connect G3 to PC using a USB cable
  • Open LG Mobile Support Tool
  • Click on Start Upgrade

3. Using the LG PC Suite

If you’ve been thinking about getting a hold of the G3 but need some more motivation or have some questions that need to be answered then you can check out our full review of the phone.

David is a technology enthusiast with an insatiable thirst for information. He tends to get excited over new hardware and will often be the one in the room going "Its got 17 cores, 64GB of RAM and a 5" 4K flexible OLED display, oh it makes phone calls too?" Currently uses: Too many phones. Wants: World peace... and more phones.