Download and Install Nokia 6 Android 7.1.2 Nougat

Download and Install Nokia 6 Android 7.1.2 Nougat: Nokia 6 can be updated to Android 7.1.2 Nougat now. Nokia has released the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat with the October security patch for the Nokia 6. The update brings more stability and better performance for this phone. Android 7.1.2 Nougat update for Nokia 6 is available in the form of a ZIP file. Nokia 6 owners can install the new Android 7.1.2 Nougat OTA.zip file using the stock recovery of their phone and also by using the ADB Sideload method. This tutorial will help Nokia 6 owners to update their phone to Android 7.1.2 Nougat.

Nokia 6 was released back in January after HMD Global acquired Nokia. HMD Global knows how to make the best out of the Nokia brand name. The company has been coming up with everything that the Android users always wanted on their phone. The Nokia 6 came out running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Soon after the release of the phone, the company announced its plans to update Nokia 6 and all other Nokia phones to Android 8.0 Oreo. While everyone is waiting for Oreo, Nokia spiced up things by updating the phone to Android 7.1.2 Nougat for now. Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p display. Nokia 6 is running on the Snapdragon 430 CPU with 3 GB and 4 GB RAM options. This phone has a 16 MP camera at its back and an 8 MP camera on the front. Nokia 6 has a 3000 mAh battery under the hood. The best part about Nokia’s first true Android-powered device that it doesn’t have bloatware like the phones of Samsung, LG and others. Nokia 6 runs on vanilla Android.

Here are the steps to download and install Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Nokia 6 using the stock recovery now.

  1. Download Nokia6_Android_7.1.2_OTA.zip file.
  2. Copy the downloaded file to your phone’s internal storage.
  3. Now turn off your phone completely.
  4. Press and hold Volume Up + Power button to turn on your phone. Keep the keys press until “Powered by Android” appears on the screen.
  5. Once your phone boots into the recovery mode, select “apply update from sd card”.
  6. Now locate the Nokia6_Android_7.1.2_OTA.zip file and flash it.
  7. Reboot your phone after flashing the file.
  8. Your phone should be running on latest firmware now.
  9. That’s all.

Although the method given above should work fine for you. But just in case if it doesn’t work, you can ADB Sideload your OTA.zip file instead. In case you have any questions, you can drop them in the comments section below.

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