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Install Android 8.1 Oreo Official Update On Nokia 6

Nokia has started rolling out Android 8.1 Oreo for Nokia6. Now you can install Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo update and get the experience of stable Android 8.1 Oreo OS on your own device officially. The Nokia 8 is one of the first devices to receive 8.1 Oreo firmware update. Now the time to download and install Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo update. The announcement came in, directly from HMD Global’s Cheif Product Manager – Juho Sarvikas through his Twitter account.

This latest official update comes with some unique features and many changes like revamped settings, Bluetooth battery percentage, automatic Google Dark theme, power saving navigation buttons, redesigned power menu for easier navigation and much more Nokia is being pro-active in seeding monthly updates as well as complete OS upgrades. This latest OTA update weighed is approximately 933.8 MB and brings some unique features and improvements. Proceed to the given guide to Install Android 8.1 Oreo Official Update On Nokia 6.

The Nokia 6 was first released back in 2017 and comes with 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset along with 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage. The Android 8.1 Oreo update comes with latest March 2018 security patch along with many customizations and several new features.

Nokia rolling out this latest official update via OTA (Over-the-Air) so not all users can get the update at the same time. If you are waiting for this OTA update or you are excited to install it then you can download and install Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo update manually by following this simple step by step guide.

Not necessary but we are highly recommended to take the full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo update then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Install Android 8.1 Oreo Official Update On Nokia 6


The stable Android 8.1 Oreo OTA and instructions given in this guide are only working with the above-mentioned variants of Nokia 6. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.

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AndroidBlog will not be held responsible for any kind of damage or mishap occurred to the Nokia 6 during or after the installation of stable Android 8.1 Oreo official OTA build. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Take a proper backup of all your existing data and settings before proceeding to the ROM installation guide.
  • Download and install the correct USB Drivers for the Nokia 6 on the PC.
  • Your device should be unrooted.
  • The Nokia 6 must have a stock recovery installed.
  • Make sure that the battery level of your device should be charged at least about 80%.

Required Files:

Steps to Flash Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo Update:

1: – First, connect your Nokia 6 to the computer via its USB data cable.

2: – Next, transfer the firmware file that you have already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of internal storage on the phone.

3: – After transferring the stable Android 8.1 Oreo OTA file, disconnect the device from the PC and power it OFF in order to boot it into Recovery Mode. Power ON the phone while pressing and holding the Volume and Power keys at the same time until you see something on the screen, this is bootloader mode.

4: – Using the Volume Down button, scroll down to Recovery and choose it using Volume Up and reboot the Nokia 6 into recovery mode

5: – In recovery mode, select install update from sd card.

6: – Navigate to the location where you have placed the OTA firmware file on the SD Card of your phone. Select it using the Power button and confirm installation to proceed.

7: – Go back to the main recovery menu once the installation completes and select reboot system now.

Done! You’ve successfully installed the Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo update.

Bhatti Junaid

He continuously writes tech articles and development code. Also, appreciates excellent food, exceptional coffee and great company. He has written 266 guides and other posts.

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  1. My phone bricked when i flashed it. i was running on 8.0 when i flashed 8.1 from recovery it bricked. its nokia ta-1021

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