How to Update LG G3 to Android 7.0 Nougat via AOSP ROM (D850, D855, D851) | WIKIBAN

10 September 2016

How to Update LG G3 to Android 7.0 Nougat via AOSP ROM (D850, D855, D851)


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Right from the release of Android 7.0 Nougat OS, we have been witnessing some Custom ROM in play, Many devices that are yet to receive its updates of Android 7.0 Nougat ROM have already gotten its AOSP ROM and i believe the users of this smartphone are actually enjoying  the fascinating features of Android 7.0 Nougat. You might be surprised as why many Smartphone users are eager to lay their hands on the Android 7.0 Nougat, believe you won't know till you check out this amazing features of Android 7.0 Nougat.

Now unofficial AOSP Nougat 7.0 available for LG G3 (D850, D855 and D851). We are sharing step by step guide to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM On Lg G3. Follow the given steps below to Update LG G3 to Android 7.0 Nougat Via AOSP ROM

Well i know some users are still blind to what AOSP ROM means in relation to the original Updates that comes through OTA.

What is AOSP ROM?

AOSP ROM is an acronym for Android Open Source Project and it actually means an unmodified ROMs or code from Google. AOSP ROM are Customs ROM but the term "Custom ROM" does not mean that its customized ROM in general, it is a term that specifically refers to ROMs that have been customized by third parties i.e. not the Manufacturers or Carriers.

AOSP ROM are also the Stock ROM (Default Android ROM) that have been customized to remove some of the Manufacturers/Carriers Tweak and make them closer to an uncustomized ROM ( a ROM with zero customization). Learn More

since you already know what AOSP ROM means now lets proceed on how to install it on your Devices. 

LG G3 with the model number D850, D855 and D851 become the first LG device to get the unofficial AOSP Nougat 7.0 ROM. There are unofficial Nougat ROMs available for Some Xperia devices, Google Nexus 5, Nexus 6. This is a great news for all LG G3 users who want to experience the latest Android Nougat 7.0 on their devices. Follow the given steps carefully to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM On LG G3.
Special thanks to  XDA Senior Member bangprovn for sharing the initial build of Android 7.0 AOSP ROM for LG G3 D850. This method only works on LG G3 D850/851/855 with TWRP installed on it. So make sure that, your LG G3 has TWRP then follow the given guide to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM On LG G3. This will Update LG G3 to Android 7.0 Nougat.

As you guys know, LG G3 is not going to get the Android 7.0 Nougat Update officially, so users have only one option and that is custom ROMs. This AOSP ROM is in its beta stage so there are many bugs and can’t be used as daily driver right now.

Disclaimer will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your device in the process of following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk.


  • Make sure there is at least 60% battery left on your smartphone before begin.
  • Make sure you have a custom recovery (TWRP/CWM) Install On your device. We recommend TWRP Recovery. Here is How to install
  • Now from TWRP Recovery =Take a proper Nandroid backup so that you can restore anytime you need.

update lg g3 to android 7.0 nougat aosp rom


Download the right ROM according to your device’s name and model number


  • First, download all the files From the download section above
  • Now connect your device to the PC and transfer the ROM, and Gapps to the internal memory of your device (remember the location)
  • Now boot your device into recovery mode.
  • Now follow this guide to Flash Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM On LG G3How To Install A Custom ROM Via Recovery On Any Android
  • After Flashing the ROM, now Flash the Gapps. [Guide]  How To Flash Gapps Using TWRP Recovery
  • Done!!! Now reboot your device from TWRP recovery (TWRP Recovery main menu >> Reboot System)
  • Your LG G3  should be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat.
Note : If you have LG G3 D855 then you need kernel and script from here

Related: How to update LG G2 to Android 7.0 Nougat 

If you encounter any problem in the process, feel free to let us know via the comment box below

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