Nokia 6 was launched in January 2017 that came with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Now Nokia 6 is reportedly receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat official OTA update. This latest update comes with build name ’00CN_3_170′ along with the latest April monthly security patch from Google. This update is packed with a few other changes and its size is around 369MB. This firmware comes with many new features like improved background management, new user-interface features including app shortcuts, shortcut support on home screen, new and updated emojis, bug fixing, support 4G/3G dual-SIM dual-standby, circular launcher icons, enhanced Live Wallpaper, power saving mode, app shortcuts, new background management features and much more. Nokia rolled out the official update via OTA (Over-the-Air) so not all users can get the update at the same time. If the firmware has not yet reached in your region and you can’t wait more then still you can install stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat on your Nokia device by following this given guide.
Nokia 6 has an aluminum unibody design and has a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. This smartphone is power by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5GHz Cortex A53) processor. Nokia 6 comes with 4GB of RAM, and 32GB/64GB internal storage. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in updating your Nokia 6 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update then go ahead and follow these steps.
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat 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.
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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
- 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 7.1.1 Nougat 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 7.1.1 Nougat 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 7.1.1 Nougat official OTA on Nokia 6.