Keeping its promise of prompt OS updates, HMD Global has started the rollout Android 7.1.2 Nougat to Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 users. Reportedly, Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 are also receiving the October Android security update. The Nougat update is around 665MB in size, and is available through an over-the-air (OTA) push. Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 were launched with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Also Read - Nokia C30 budget phone launched with price under Rs 10,000: Check specs, priceAlso Read - Nokia XR20 rugged 5G phone launched: Check specs, price, India launch details
With the update, the Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 receive improved system stability and user interface enhancements. On the other hand, the October security patch will reportedly bring bug fixes onboard. As of now, only a handful of Nokia 6 users have reported to have received the software update. Also Read - Nokia ultra-premium flagship phone could release sooner than you think
Though the updates to Nokia 8 are much prompter, Nokia 6 is still receiving it in phases. If you are a Nokia 6 user and haven t received the update, we say you hold you patience, and you might receive it anytime soon. ALSO READ: The Nokia 8 gets the pricing right, but just how right is it?
In case of not receiving the update notification, you could also manually check for the update. Head to Settings, and scroll down to the About phone section, select the System Update tab to check for new updates. If you have new software updates to be downloaded, connect your Nokia phone to Wi-Fi, and then download and install the update. It is recommended that you run the update on a stable Wi-Fi connection, because the mobile data could be patchy, and the update could consume a lot of it. ALSO READ: Nokia 8 first impressions: Comeback of the flagship brand with a flagship phone
That s not the only good news. As per Nokia s recent announcement, the Nokia 6 and Nokia 8, along with the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3, will receive the latest Android Oreo update by the end of this year. HMD s General Manager Mark Trundle confirmed this information in an interview with GadgetGaul. HMD Global s flagship smartphone, the Nokia 8, is first in line to receive the update. ALSO READ: Nokia 8: Watch the smartphone with bendgate material put through durability tests