A new update is hitting LG G2 devices on Sprint, which brings LG’s Knock Code to last year’s flagship device. The addition of Knock Code is the only thing listed in the changelog, so the update process should go rather quickly once you see it hit your device. (more…)
Starting today, owners of the LG G2 on AT&T can expect a 39 MB software update, firmware D80020u. It sadly isn’t Android 4.4.3, but the OTA does include a new way of protecting your lock screen: Knock Code.
For the uninitiated, the G2’s unique button arrangement necessitated LG’s Knock On, which lets you wake your device by simply tapping the display. Knock Code is the natural extension of this concept, allowing you to record a security pattern of taps to unlock your G2. Sound familiar? A third-party app enabled similar functionality two months ago. Still, it’s good to see such a feature officially incorporated into firmware. (more…)
Ever since it was introduced with the LG G2, the KnockOn tap-to-wake software that LG patented has been a major focal point of its OEM software. LG even improved its own design by announcing KnockCode alongside the G Pro 2, which will launch later this year. Apparently, demand was so high for creating a personalized knocking pattern to unlock your device that LG is bringing it to more of their older devices. (more…)
Last week, LG announced the G Pro 2, the followup device to last year’s G Pro. On paper, the G Pro 2 is marked high enough to be a flagship device from LG, with a Snapdragon 800 processor, 5.9″ 1080p display, 4K video recording, and much more, but there was one feature that LG decided to save until a press event to really dive into. (more…)