We now have the OTA zip file of the Nokia 8 March 2018 system update that was released earlier this month. Most users would have already received this system update, but for those who have not, here is the manual installation OTA file for you. This update brings the latest March 2018 security patch from Google to your Nokia 8 phone.
Starting next month, HMD Global will have plenty more Nokia Android phones to keep on up-to-date. They will be launching their newly announced phones in several countries next month. So far, their track record has been perfect with keeping every Nokia phone on the latest security patch. This OTA zip file was extracted from the Nokia 8 TA-1004 model and should only be installed on this. We have not tested the update on any other models or variants of this phone.
This system update is 75.5 MB in size and we recommend installing this ASAP as you should not comprise with the security of your phone. The official changelog of the March 2018 update is same as the Android Oreo update one, with an addition of:
- Update Google Security Patch 2018-03
There may be a few minor small bug fixes or changes in the system files, but nothing else has been mentioned in the update description.
Download Nokia 8 March 2018 Software Update
You can download the Nokia 8 March 2018 software update ZIP file from the link here: Download Nokia 8 March 2018 Update
For past system updates, check out our Nokia 8 OTA updates collection.
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.