Imagine You got an Android device today with an older Android OS support and after a few days, the device gets updated with the latest Android OS. Sounds impossible to You..? Well, you guessed it wrong this time. As You must be wondering what we want to say, well smartphone manufacturer YU rolled out the promised Android Nougat 7.1.1 update for Yu Yureka Black. What’s most noteworthy is Yu Yureka Black was released in June 2017. And it came with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. And in a matter of one month, Nougat 7.1.1 update for Yu Yureka Black is rolling. Where we see big names like Samsung take a good amount of time in dropping an OS updates for its devices YU really made a great move to support its device with the latest Nougat OS.
The Nougat 7.1.1 update for Yu Yureka Black will take to the firmware build number YU5040_SW_V10_HW_V1.1_08182017. Although this update is based on the July 2017 security patch update, we may expect a firmware update with the latest security sometimes ahead.
Firmware Information: Nougat 7.1.1 Update for Yu Yureka Black
What’s new with the Nougat 7.1.1 Update for Yu Yureka Black
This latest update that brings in Android 7.1.1 Nougat which in addition brings amazing features such as,
- split-screen multitasking
- improved notifications
- extended battery life
- shortcut apps
- direct reply
- new emojis
Download Nougat 7.1.1 Update for Yu Yureka Black
You can download the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat update by capturing the OTA as and when it rolls for your device.
But if You are using Custom ROM or Beta version of Nougat released earlier, then You must bring Your device on Stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Then You can avail the direct downloading through OTA.
We will discuss all the methods. First, let’s see how we can capture OTA update.
Before You get ahead with installation keep these points in mind.
- Your device has to be in Android 6.0 Marshmallow before installing the update.
- Make sure your device is fully charged before performing the update.
- Backup your data before updating.
- Try downloading the OTA over a strong Wi-fi network as the file size would be large.
- AndroidSage will not be responsible if any damage occurs to Your device.
How to Download the OTA update
Step-1 Go to Yu Yureka Black device Settings > About device
Step-2 Go to Software update > Check for Updates
Step-3 If the OTA is available the device will ask Your permission to download.
Step-4 Then comply with it and the update will start downloading.
Step-5 After that the update will install automatically. It will take some time so wait a while till the update is finished.
Now, the question is what if Your device is running on custom ROM…? How to install this important update then..?
The answer is You have to get your device back to stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow to be able to install the latest Nougat 7.1.1 update for Yu Yureka Black.
How To Restore Stock Firmware on Yu Yureka Black
First You need to download a few files to be able to perform this restoring.
Steps of Flashing the Stock ROM on Yu Yureka Black
Step-1 Download the drivers and stock images from above-mentioned links.
Step-2 Install the USB driver and the ADB and fast boot drivers.
Step-3 Now bring the device to recovery mode by switching it off
Step-4 Now press Volume up + Power Button together.
Step-5 And now from recovery mode select reboot to boot loader.
Step-6 Connect your device to PC via USB cable.
Step-7 Extract the Stock factory images you downloaded in the beginning.
Step-8 execute flash-windows.bat file inside windows folder.
Step-9 The device will automatically reboot to system after flashing the file.
Now your device will be back to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. And You can avail the OTA update.
Therefore, grab the OTA update and Yuplaygod with the sweetest release Android 7.1.1 Nougat on your Yu Yureka Black.