We are sharing a detailed guide on how to install Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware on Nokia 6. After announcing the Oreo stable update for Nokia 5, HMD Global is now delivering the stable Oreo build for Nokia 6. HMD’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas announced on Twitter that the OTA update is now rolling out to the Nokia 6. First Smartphone was getting the Android 8.0 Oreo beta via Nokia Beta Labs program is Nokia 6. Now Nokia 6 owners can upgrade their devices to the latest stable Android 8.0 Oreo OS without any problem. This latest official update comes with many new features and improvements like Picture-in-Picture, home screen shortcuts, Faster AI-based optimizations, floating Navigation dock, system-wide auto fill, notification dots, Play Protect branding, enhanced protection, lots of new features and settings, fluidity, speed, many bug fixes and much more.
Nokia rolled out this official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), so not all users can get the update at the same time. If the update is currently not available in your region and you are excited to install it and get the experience of latest Android OS on your device, then still you can install Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware on Nokia 6 following this simple and easy step by step guide.
The Android 8.0 Oreo update is 1,659MB in size and comes with tons of new features and customization along with January 1, 2018, security patch. Also, the Oreo update brings background activity manager, refreshed settings UI, enhanced power saving, improves the low light image quality of the device and so on. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you want to update Nokia 6 phone to Android 8.0 Oreo stable official update then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Android 8.0 Oreo OTA and instructions given in this guide are only working with the above-mentioned variants of Nokia 6. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.
Androidro.com will not be held responsible for any kind of damage or mishap occurred to the Nokia 6 during or after the installation of Android 8.0 Oreo official OTA build. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your existing data and settings before proceeding to the ROM installation guide.
- Download and install the correct USB Drivers for the Nokia 6 on the PC.
- Your device should be unrooted.
- The Nokia 6 must have a stock recovery installed.
- Make sure that the battery level of your device should be charged at least about 80%.
Steps to Update Nokia 6 to Android 8.0 Oreo OTA Firmware:
Step No 1: – First, connect your Nokia 6 to the computer via its USB data cable.
Step No 2: – Next, transfer the firmware file that you have already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of internal storage on the phone.
Step No 3: – After transferring the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA file, disconnect the device from the PC and power it OFF in order to boot it into Recovery Mode. Power ON the phone while pressing and holding the Volume and Power keys at the same time until you see something on the screen, this is bootloader mode.
Step No 4: – Using the Volume Down button, scroll down to Recovery and choose it using Volume Up and reboot the Nokia 6 into recovery mode
Step No 5: – In recovery mode, select install update from sd card.
Step No 6: – Navigate to the location where you have placed the OTA firmware file on the SD Card of your phone. Select it using the Power button and confirm installation to proceed.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main recovery menu once the installation is completed and select reboot system now.
Done! You’ve successfully installed the Android 8.0 Oreo official OTA on Nokia 6.