Nokia 6.1 (Plus) Gets Android 9.0 Pie via Nokia Beta Labs – How to Update?

Nokia has started rolling out latest firmware update for its latest phones. We already know Nokia 7 Plus is currently receiving stable Android P OTA update. Today, the Chief Product Officer at HMD, Juho Sarvikas, revealed that Nokia 6.1 device can now be updated to Android 9.0 Pie using Beta Labs. Here is the tweet.

As Nokia  is rolling out Android P Beta for Nokia 6.1 (2018) phone, soon all the Nokia devices will receive similar OTA update in the upcoming months. However, the Android 9.0 Pie update is a beta update and can only be obtained via Android Nokia Phones Beta Labs. You will need to sign up for Nokia’s Beta Labs program using the link given below. Soon eligible devices will receive Android 9.0 Pie OTA update on their devices.

We have seen the Nokia Labs releasing Oreo Beta for Nokia 8. Most importantly, you can now start Unlocking Booloader on your Nokia devices and finally rooting your Android phone. However, only the flagship Nokia 8 users can unlock the Bootlaoder as of now.

The Android 9.0 Pie update comes with a bunch of new features and system improvements. This includes:

  • New system navigation, settings menu and notifications
  • Adaptive Battery power prioritization for users’ most commonly used apps/ services
  • Adaptive and optimized brightness levels
  • Predictive Application Actions
  • New camera with new UI, Google Lens, and Google motion integration
  • Much more.

How to Update Nokia 6.1 to Android 9.0 Pie?

The upgrade procedure for Android 9.0 Pie Beta is simple. All you need to do is sign up using email or social account and enter your IMEI number to get OTA update.



  • First, visit BetaLabs link and sign up as a Nokia member.
  • Sign up using Facebook or Google+ or your email address.
  • Later, input your device’s IMEI number and Network operator.
  • Agree to terms and register for beta labs.
  • Once your applications is approved, you will receive an OTA update.