Good news! Nokia 3 TA-1032 has started getting the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update. The Nokia 3 came with Android 7.0 out of the box and HMD has already promised to release Android 7.1.1 Nougat stock firmware soon and here we have it. Now you can test the Android 7.1.1 Nougat experience on your own device via OTA official update. This latest update comes with improved system stability and User Interface enhancements along with the latest security patch. Also, Android 7.1.1 Nougat update comes with some bug fixes and UI changes for your Nokia 3 TA-1032. 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 OTA update is not yet available in your region and you can’t wait more, then still you can install Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update manually by following this simple step by step guide.
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update is currently available in India and it is about 738MB in size. This latest OTA update comes with many new features and improvements like app shortcuts, new emojis, User Interface enhancements and much more. We always strongly recommend keeping updated your Android devices to the latest official stock firmware which is released by Nokia. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update on your Nokia 3 TA-1032 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA and instructions given in this guide are only working with the above-mentioned variants of Nokia 3. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage or mishap occurred to the Nokia 3 during or after the installation of Android 7.1.1 Nougat 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
- Your device should be unrooted.
- The Nokia 3 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 3 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA Firmware:
Step No 1: – First, connect your Nokia 3 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 3 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 3.