Install Android 8.0 Oreo Update A2017GV1.3.0B02 on ZTE Axon 7

Though it’s been a while since Android Pie made its stable entry, a lot of devices are yet to experience the older Oreo OS. ZTE is one such OEM who is currently providing the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its popular device the Axon 7 (A2017GV model). Latest system update comes with a new build number which goes by A2017GV1.3.0B02. The system upgrade also integrates the security patch of October 2018 which is an icing on the cake.

A2017GV1.3.0B02

The Android oreo update A2017GV1.3.0B02 brings various new features such as the Picture-in-Picture mode, Notification Dots, Autofill API, Night-light etc. It will also improve the battery life and users can experience enhancements in the Doze mode.

The Oreo update for Axon 7 is rolling over-the-air and will hit your respective devices soon. However, you can manually flash the OTA on your device via SD-card. In this way, you won’t have to wait for the OTA to roll into your device. You can immediately enjoy Android Oreo on your Axon 7. Below we have put up the download link of the OTA that packs the latest Oreo system update. You can also find the installation manual which is quite simple to follow and will help you flash the update easily.

Download A2017GV1.3.0B02 Android Oreo Update for Axon 7

Here is the download link for the ZTE Axon 7 Oreo update OTA.

How To Install Android 8.0 Oreo Update on Axon 7 A2017GV1

Before beginning the installation, you to keep in mind a few things.

Pre-Requisite

  • This OTA firmware is exclusively for the ZTE Axon 7 A2017GV1 model. Don’t install it on other devices.
  • Make sure to have 50% or more battery charge your phone before installing the latest update.
  • This process will wipe all your data due to encryption
  • Backup your device data before performing the installation of Oreo Update
  • You have to Enable the developer settings and USB debugging on your Axon 7.
  • GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking of the device caused while/after installing this update.

Steps of Installation

Step-1 First download the OTA file from above section.

Step-2 Now move the downloaded OTA file to the SD card.

Step-3 Delete your Google account from the device to avoid FRP lock on it.

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Step-4 Now insert the SD Card to your device and switch it off

Step-5 Now hold the Power + Volume Up buttons simultaneously. Your device will enter the recovery mode.

Step-6 In the recovery menu, you will see many options. Scroll down to the Apply update from SD card option using volume up/down keys. To select the option use Power button.

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Step-7 Now you have to navigate that folder in the SD card where you have saved the OTA zip package.

Step-8 Press Power button to start the update installation.

Step-9 Installation may take some time to complete. Wait until that and then enjoy.

So, that’s it. Update your Axon 7 with A2017GV1.3.0B02 software to enjoy the bite of Oreo. If you have any queries regarding the installation, do let us know in the comments below.

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