It appears that the wait for Android 5.0 Lollipop might be over for Australian owners of LG’s G3 flagship smartphone. Ausdroid reader Jason Oakley owns an LG G3, and excitedly tweeted this morning that his phone has received the update to Lollipop this morning.

The phone Jason was using is an outright purchase from Kogan, and while the phone is used on Telstra, it isn’t (or wasn’t) running a Telstra firmware, meaning that there are no carrier delays to the phone receiving the update. You can see the system info screen below:


Have you got an LG G3 in Australia, and have you received a Lollipop update? Let us know in the comments so we can fill out the story with details of where the OTA is up to.

Update: We’ve had word from LG that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is confined to overseas stock, which includes those handsets sold via Kogan. There shouldn’t be any carrier-sourced handsets receiving the update just yet. An LG spokesperson has confirmed, though, that LG is working with Australian carriers to push the update out, but there is no timeframe available yet.

Thanks: Jason Oakley (WauloK).
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Just got my lg g3 from kogan like. 2 weeks ago on android 4.4.2


I just brought a factory unlocked LG G3 D855 from Kogan & it came with Android 5.0 (lollipop) right out of the box ๐Ÿ˜›


Bought an LG G3 from Optus (bundled with a plan) about a week ago and was surprised when two days ago I was able to upgrade to Android 5.0 over the air. One annoying bug so far: can’t create a reminder in Google Now. I get the message: Reminder not set, can’t reach Google at the moment.


For those with the word ‘AUS’ in it, any idea when is the release schedule? ๐Ÿ™


If you have the word ‘AUS’ in the software version then it will not matter if its bought in Australia, unlocked or even unbranded, it will not receive the over the air update to Lollipop like the LG G3’s bought from overseas. Kogan etc source their phones from other markets who are part of the Lollipop release schedule. Australia is not.

john paul

Nothing for me…bought my G3 outright in october from JB HiFi. Hopefully soon

Shane Versfeld

Nothing for me yet, checked through both phone software update and LG PC Suite. Bought phone outright from Harvey Norman

Brian Chambers

Nothing showing up on and OTA check from my phone, but I’ve just plugged it into my PC and tried through the LG PC Suite and its currently downloading Lollipop. This is on a Optus branded phone bought through Virgin.


Kogan…unlocked…got it ๐Ÿ™‚ Would be nice to have a Lollipop info sheet on the changes.


Nothing here, international D855 outright purchase (Virgin).

Does this version include the stock triangle/circle/square nav buttons?




No luck here either, AU Optus Stock


I have the D855 purchased from Kogan, and the update turned up for me on Tuesday night. (running on Telstra fwiw)


my unlocked Moto G (2014) from Good Guys still has not gotten update (Optus network). ๐Ÿ™


I bought mine as an import and it’s had Lollipop since late December (think around the 19th). I got a second update/patch recently but still on 5.0.
Build is LRX21R.A1419330428


Hong Kong online greymarket + Boost = a couple of weeks ago for my daughter.

johnny p

My g3 got its update yesterday, im in nz on vodafone ,

James Z

my lg g3 is from optus unlocked using vodafone sim no 5.0 update yet

Caleb Johns

My mate who bought his G3 off Kogan has had the update for about 1.5 months now


I got update tonight I’m unbranded and on Hong Kong version


Vodafone testing blog says it’s been scheduled – they did mention that it would be happening sometime towards the end of January via Twitter.


So were is Samsung’s Update, will we see it before the S6 is releahed

Sachin D

No update available yet for mine either. But then I’m with Optus….so will probably be one of the last ones to get the update ๐Ÿ™

( อกยฐ อœส– อกยฐ)

Optus are usually pretty good on the updates.


no actually Telstra last

Brian Chambers

Nothing here either. Optus branded G3 from Virgin

Brendan Shadwell

D802 also has CM12 Nightlies which are running super smooth.

Phill Edwards

Any news on when LG G2 users will get Lollipop?


No joy yet. Mine is unlocked Australian stock from The Good Guys.


Cyanogen now has official nightlies for the d855 running smooth on my Telstra g3


Sadly mind did not, unlocked from Good Guy ๐Ÿ™