Nokia made a comeback in the smartphone game as HMD Global acquired its rights. The company released Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 as its first-ever Android Smartphone. At the Mobile World Congress 2018, HMD Global released Nokia 6 (2018).
HMD Global has got positive records in terms of rolling software updates on its smartphones. All the devices of HMD come with Pure Stock Android because they are committed to using Android One platform. Android One platform gives fast (almost instant) updates, after the Google’s own Nexus or Pixel series.
So, Nokia 6 got the stable Android 8.1 updates and the official Beta Programme is in the cooking mode for Nokia 3’s Oreo.
The OEM has started rolling out the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo update for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. The Update for Nokia 6 is currently available in India with March security patches and also a new settings menu. It also got a revamped power menu, Bluetooth battery percentage and a battery saving navigation button.
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You can download the Android 8.1 Update for Nokia 6 from this post (links are given below) and apply it on your device to update your Android OS.
Changelog – What’s new in Nokia 6 Oreo Update?
Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo updates bring some cool changes in UI, notification changes, and emoji changes along with some under-the-hood improvement. A complete list of the feature alterations are given below:
- Software upgrade – Android 8.1 OreoTM (V5.580)
- Battery Saving Navigation Buttons
- Revamped Power Menu
- New Setting Menu
- Bluetooth Battery Percentage
- Update Google Security Patch 2018-03
Android 8.1 Hands-on Video
Here is an awesome video of Android 8.1 Oreo on Nokia 8 (by Nokiapoweruser), and Nokia 6 got the same updates as Nokia 8. So, the overview of both the OS is same.
Download Nokia 6 Android 8.1 OTA Update
This OTA is purely Official and captured from Nokia servers which they use to push the updates to the device. You can download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Nokia 6 using stock recovery.[Update should be installed over 00WW_5_22A_SP01 (00WW_5_22C)]
Furthermore, you can get the update directly from your Nokia 6. In that case, you need to go to the Setting, then About and then check for update. Some users might not find the updates directly on phone. So, they can simply download the OTA Zip and Install it on the Nokia 6.
Additionally, you can now try out some of the best Android Launcher on your new operating system.
Nokia is one of the best smartphones of HMD Global that has been promised Oreo update. Therefore, the update is available now and can be Installed easily using Nokia Stock Recovery. We applaud HMD Global for rolling this Android 8.1 Oreo update and we hope the form continues.
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