Nokia has finally rolled out the official Android 8.0 Oreo update for the current Nokia flagship smartphone, Nokia 8. The new Android Oreo update for Nokia 8 comes with the build number of NB1-435J-0-00WW-B01-OREO along with the latest January security update. Moreover, the new Oreo update also brings all the customization abilities of Oreo in Nokia 8 and some new features such as Google’s Autofill API, faster boot time, new App notifications and better battery life. The new Android 8.0 Oreo update for Nokia 8 is currently on the roll via OTA update and would take around a week to reach every Nokia device but if you can’t wait any further then you can install the official Android 8.0 Oreo update for Nokia 8 by following the steps.
- Before proceeding any further backup all your important data like Emails, Messages, Personal Photos, and Videos.
- Download and install Nokia USB Drivers on your PC.
- Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Android Device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options.
- The device should be charged up to 70% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns. This is very important, any shutdown during the process can damage your device permanently.
How to install official Android 8.0 Oreo update on Nokia 8:
Step 1: Connect your Nokia 8 with your PC using the USB cable.
Step 2: Now, transfer the downloaded firmware file in the root directory or internal storage of the phone.
Step 3: Once transferred, disconnect the device and turn it off in order to boot into recovery mode. Now Power On the device while pressing and holding the Volume and Power Keys simultaneously until you see something on the screen, that’s the bootloader mode.
Step 4: Once in the bootloader mode, using the volume down button, scroll down to recovery and select it using the Volume Up key and reboot the Nokia 8 into recovery mode.
Step 5: Once in the recovery mode, select install update from SD card.
Step 6: Now, select the downloaded firmware file using the Power key. Start the installation process. Once completed, return back to the main recovery menu and select Reboot System now.
That’s it. You have successfully installed Android 8.0 Oreo update for Nokia 8.