It’s only 3 days into October and all you might see is many devices are still on older security patches. Most of them are busy fixing the Blueborne security issue while being on older security builds. Although there are a few devices here and there who managed to grab the September security patches. But it is highly uncommon to see any device getting on the October Security patch this soon. Sounds too good to be true..? Well, it is true. Latest October 2017 security patch for ZTE Blade V8 Pro is now rolling. The update is making rounds as OTA (over-the-air) update.
The said the update brings in the latest October security patch as well as fixes a device crash caused due to Facebook app upgrade. ZTE becomes the first manufacturer to release the October OTA this early. Also, it comes with other device enhancements and performance optimizations. The security patch for ZTE Blade V8 Pro weighs around 91 MB. ZTE Blade V8 Pro might soon get loaded with Android 8.0 Oreo, although nothing is confirmed as of now.
Changelog: October 2017 security patch for ZTE Blade V8 Pro
October 2017 security patch for ZTE Blade V8 Pro comes with important updates and most importantly brings the latest security patch. The update comes with,
- October 2017 Security Update Patch.
- Fix for device crash caused due to a prior Facebook update.
- Blueborne Vulnerability Patched.
- Software improvements.
- Performance Optimization.
First, download the previous build and install it. The previous firmware build comes with version Z978V1.0.0B19 for the V8 Pro.
Some previous build updates:
ZTE Blade V8 Pro Z978V1.0.0B19 Update rolling with Android January security patch now!
Release Notes for B19:
● Fixed music app closure issue after 15 minutes
● Implemented Google security patches through January 2017
● Fixed time sync issue in widget
● Optimized UI and language
● Miscellaneous performance improvements and bug fixes
How To Install the October 2017 security patch for ZTE Blade V8 Pro?
Since the update is rolling in OTA mode, your device will automatically be prompted to capture the download automatically. You can also manually do that yourself by checking if the update is rolling yet or not.
To do that,
- Go to device Settings > About device > System updates
- Tap on Check for updates.
- If the update is available, download it.
- Follow on-screen prompts to install the update.
But make sure Your device is fully charged before installing the update. This helps in avoiding any kind of interruption due to battery shortage. Also, since the update is sized around 100 MB, it’s a good idea to hook into a strong Wi-Fi network to download the update.
Catch it as and when it rolls into your device. Update your device with latest October 2017 security patch and other important fixes. Also, keep in touch with AndroidSage and keep reading for all the latest information on security updates for all Android devices.