Nokia 3 July 2017 Update Released: Android Security Patch and UI Changes

The latest July 2017 software update for the Nokia 3 is now available. HMD Global has just rolled out these new software updates for the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 phones. So far, HMD Global has been very consistent with their monthly Android software updates that bring security patches, bug fixes and minor updates to the Nokia Android phones.

Nokia 3 is getting the latest July 2017 security patch along with Nokia 5. In this update for the Nokia 3, the changelog says that this update brings Google Security Patch for this month, some UI enhancements and the usual system stability improvements. The total size of the update is just 140MB and we’d recommend installing it at your earliest. You will need to restart your phone to finish installing the OTA update.

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Most Nokia 3 users should get this update over-the-air (OTA) directly on their phones, however you can visit Settings > About phone > System updates to check if there is an update available for your phone. We will also soon have the update ZIP file that you can flash manually, till then, wait till this update lands on your phone.

UPDATE: The update ZIP file is now available from the Nokia 3 (TA-1032): Download Nokia 3 July 2017 OTA Update

What’s New in July 2017 Update for Nokia 3:

These are the three changes / updates mentioned by the Nokia team:

  • Updates your phone to Google Security Patch July 2017
  • Improved system stability
  • User interface enhancements

If we spot anything else, we will add it above in the list.

HMD Global has been very regular with their security patches and updates for their Nokia Android phones. Earlier this month, HMD rolled out the July 2017 security update for the Nokia 6 even before Google released it for their Nexus / Pixel phones, which is pretty awesome and shows their commitment towards security.

Not just security updates, HMD Global has promised a complete 2 years of support for their every Android device. This means Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 will be getting the upcoming Android O update, as well as, the not-to-be-announced-soon Android P. Excited, we sure are!