We are sharing a guide on How To Install Stable Android 8.1 Oreo Update For Nokia 8. HMD Global officially released the latest stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Nokia 8. Nokia has been on top of things when it comes to keeping its smartphones up to date. After releasing the beta Android Oreo update, within one month Nokia released the latest stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Nokia 8 users for all variants. This latest official update comes with new battery-saving navigation buttons, new Settings UI, a revamped power menu, Autofill framework updates, a redesigned settings menu, Neural Networks API, battery percentage information for Bluetooth devices and much more.
Also, the update brings performance improvements and bug fixes. The weight of update is about 1562.7 MB in size and comes with build ID number v4.84A along with February 2018 security patch. By following this simple and easy step by step guide you can quickly install stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Nokia 8.
Nokia rolled out this official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means not all users can get the update at the same time. So if you can’t wait for this OTA update until reaches in your region, still you can install it manually. Nokia 8 launched in September last year with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and later upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo. The Nokia 8 is power by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. The smartphone comes with 5.3-inch display QHD IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection along with 4GB of RAM. the smartphone has 64GB onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Now you can upgrade your device by flashing latest stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Nokia 8.
Remember that before proceeding don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing latest stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Nokia 8 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo Changelogs –
- Battery Saving Navigation Buttons
- Revamped Power Menu
- New Setting Menu
- Bluetooth Battery Percentage
- Update Google Security Patch 2018-02
The stable Android 8.1 Oreo OTA and instructions given in this guide are only working with the above-mentioned variants of Nokia 8. 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 for the Nokia 8 on the PC.
- Your device should be unrooted.
- The Nokia 8 must have a stock recovery installed.
- Make sure that the battery level of your device should be charged at least about 80%.
Steps to Flash Latest Stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Nokia 8:
1: – First, connect your Nokia 8 to the computer via its USB data cable.
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.
3: – After transferring the stable Android 8.1 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.
4: – Using the Volume Down button, scroll down to Recovery and choose it using Volume Up and reboot the Nokia 8 into recovery mode
5: – In recovery mode, select install update from sd card.
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.
7: – Go back to the main recovery menu once the installation completes and select reboot system now.
Done! You’ve successfully installed the stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Nokia 8.