Nokia 8 just started receiving the official Android 8.1 Oreo update yesterday, and here we have the full firmware zip file for manual installation. Just a few days back, HMD Global launched beta testing for Android 8.1 on Nokia 8. And as soon as it got over, the official update was released over-the-air. As always, updates are rolled out in stages and if you still haven’t will receive it in a couple of days. However, if you do not want to wait any longer, we have the direct OTA file for you to install manually.
Android 8.1 Oreo brings several new features — battery saving navigation buttons, power menu has been revamped and battery percentage for connected Bluetooth devices has been added. Along these, the Settings menu has also been changed and it comes with the latest Nokia 8 February 2018 security patch.
This system update is about 1562.7 MB in size and as mentioned earlier, it comes with the February 2018 Android security patch. We recommend installing this ASAP as you should not comprise with the security of your phone, plus also enjoy all the new features that come with Android 8.1 Oreo. Most user who were part of the official Android Oreo Beta from Beta Labs should have already received this firmware update by now.
The official changelog of this update says:
- Battery Saving Navigation Buttons
- Revamped Power Menu
- New Setting Menu
- Bluetooth Battery Percentage
- Update Google Security Patch 2018-02
Download Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo v4.84A Software Update
You can download the Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo v4.84A software update ZIP file from the link here: Download Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo v4.84A Update
NOTE: This update ZIP file was pulled out of a Nokia 8 (TA-1004). You can try installing this OTA update on other variants of the phone at your own risk, but we highly recommend NOT doing that.
How to Install Nokia 8 OTA Update Manually
You can install this update ZIP file on your Nokia 8 by two methods:
- Install by using ADB
- Install with ZIP file on the phone
The first method is by flashing the update ZIP file using ADB on the Nokia 8 phone. Second method is to flash the ZIP file directly from the phone.
If you need any help or more details of this system update, please leave a comment below and someone from our team will get back to you.