This August we saw and posted about a lot of devices from various smartphone manufacturers receiving the OTA/firmware update. And amongst others, Nokia is a premier name in this list.Earlier in August Nokia dropped OTA updates for its devices Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. So following the suit now OTA update for Nokia 3 is now rolling. The update is being rolled out by  HMD the Finnish affiliate of Nokia for the Indian as well as other variants of Nokia 3.

This OTA update for Nokia 3 comes with latest security patch and some improvements in the device performance and stability. And unfortunately, this update is not based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. But Android 7.1.1 is expected to hit Nokia 3 by the end of this month. So users should keep an eye for the Nougat update as well. And we will keep updating you with the OTA and other Android OS updates regarding Nokia devices.

What’s New With the OTA Update for Nokia 3

OTA update for Nokia 3 aims to

  • enhance the user interface.
  • improve the device’s stability and performance.
  • install the latest August 2017 Security patch.

OTA Update for Nokia 3

Downloading the OTA update for Nokia 3 is pretty simple. As you can see from the above image the OTA update is sized around 100 MB.

So make sure you connect your device to a strong Wi-Fi network to download the update fast and without any carrier charge.

Steps of Downloading and Installing the OTA Update for Nokia 3

Step-1 On your device go to Settings > About Device > System Updates

Step-2  Check for Updates.

Step-3 Download the Update if it is available.

Step-4 After the download, follow the on-screen instructions to install it on your device.

Therefore, install the update as and when it is available for your Nokia 3. And keep an eye out for the upcoming Android 7.1.1 Update for Nokia 3. We will post regarding the update as soon as it surfaces.