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How To Update Lenovo P2 P2a42 To Official Update Android 7.0 Nougat

Android 7.0 Nougat is now available for Lenovo P2 P2a42 because Lenovo has officially announced the Android 7.0 Nougat for Lenovo P2 P2a42 variants in India. This latest update comes with build No. P2a42_S232_170320 along with the latest security patch which is a major update for Lenovo P2 users because Lenovo P2 staying Android 6.0 Marshmallow stock firmware long time. Now you can enjoy the latest Android OS version on your own Lenovo P2. The update brings lots of new features and customization like Multitasking, Split screen, Vulcan API, Notification redesign, Quick Reply, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Launch the camera by pressing the power button twice, Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, GIF Support, Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode and much more. Lenovo rolled out Android 7.0 Nougat official update via OTA so not all users can get the update at the same time. If the latest update is not yet available in your region then still you can install it manually by following step by step guide.

Android 7.0 Nougat official update comes with all Android Nougat features and changes. The update is currently available in India and weighs around 2GB. We strongly recommend keeping updated your Android devices with the latest official updates released by Lenovo. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your important data. If you are interested in installing Android 7.0 Nougat official update on Lenovo P2 P2a42 then go ahead and follow the given steps.

How To Update Lenovo P2 P2a42 To Official Update Android 7.0 Nougat 1


This guide containing the Official  Android 7.0 Nougat update can be used for the Lenovo P2 device only. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. It is recommended to check the model number of your device first.


AndroidBlog will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Lenovo P2 device during or after the installation of Official Android 7.0 Nougat Update. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Lenovo P2 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Lenovo P2 USB Drivers
  • on the PC.
  • Make sure that the battery level of the device is above 80% before going ahead.

Required Files:

  • Download Official Update Android 7.0 Nougat for Lenovo P2

Steps to update Lenovo P2 to Official Firmware Android 7.0 Nougat:

Step No 1: – First, download the Android 7.0 Nougat official Update file from above link and rename it to

Step No 2: Connect your Lenovo P2 with your PC/laptop.

Step No 3: – Move the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.

Step No 4: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.

Step No 5: – Navigate to the Recovery main menu and tap on the “Apply update” button. Select the firmware.ZIP file that you have already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card on the phone.

Step No 6: –  The installation process will be initiated, so wait for the installation to be completed.

Done! You have successfully installed the Official update Android 7.0 Nougat on Lenovo P2.

Bhatti Junaid

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