The revived Nokia range of Android smartphones is really getting ahead of the game as it seems. Devices like Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 provide really high-end features at an affordable price range. To top that Nokia has been regular in seeding out regular firmware updates for all its devices. Also, it has put out timely OS platform upgrades for all the mentioned devices. Now, add one more credit to the list, Android 7.1.2 Nougat update for Nokia 6 is now rolling. The update is now rolling as OTA (over-the-air).
Along with the much anticipated Nougat 7.1.2 upgrade, this firmware update also brings the latest October 2017 security patch. The update is also accompanied by other system enhancements. This update weighs around 664.5 MB in size.
Changelog: Android 7.1.2 Nougat update for Nokia 6
Well, this is a major update, and it seems it was mostly targeted for the Android OS upgrade. Thankfully it comes loaded with the October 2017 security update patch. If we compare to other major devices who are still on older security patches and firmware builds, Nokia 6 is way ahead in the race. So, let’ see what changes the update will bring to the system.
- Android 7.1.2 Nougat
- October 2017 security Patch Update
- Enhanced User interface
- System stability improvement
How to download Android 7.1.2 Nougat OTA update for Nokia 6?
The OTA update will gradually roll-in to the devices on its own and the device will install it then. But you can also manually check for the presence of OTA for your device.
To download the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update for Nokia 6,
- Go to your device Settings > About phones > System updates.
- Check for updates, if available grant permission to download and install it.
Steps To Install The Latest Firmware Manually on Nokia 6
Here are the few simple steps by which you can install the latest firmware on Nokia 6.
- Download the OTA firmware file from above link (to be updated soon)
- Move the OTA update file to device’s storage or external storage.
- Turn the device off.
- Hold Vol Down + Power key to boot the device into recovery mode.
- Select Apply updates from storage.
- Select the OAT update file and tap on Yes to confirm.
So, that’s it. You have updated your Nokia 6 device with the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat.
Therefore, avail this major update while it rolls and upgrades Nokia 6 to the Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Also, the latest security patch ensures safety from the Blueborne threat. So stay updated and secure with this latest update for Nokia 6. Also, keep scrolling on AndroidSage for all latest updates on Nokia smartphones and all major firmware updates for all devices.