HMD Global is so much active and consistent in providing the firmware updates to its Nokia devices especially the Android security patch updates. The Finnish smartphone brand is the first non-Pixel device company which offers faster and frequent software updates to all its devices. While most of the smartphone OEMs only release faster Android updates for the flagship and upper mid-range phones. It’s worth mentioning that most of the Nokia Android devices come with Android One program. It basically offers two years of major Android update and three years of security patch updates. Currently, the entry-level Nokia 2 is receiving the August patch. You can Download and Install Nokia 2 August 2019 Security patch based on Nougat.
The device came with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with Stock UI. But the users should clear one thing that the Android Oreo may not work properly on 1GB RAM device. Google offers Android Go edition OS for the 2GB or lower RAM and lower storage device models. Therefore, if the Nokia 2 came with Android OS now, it can’t be moved to Go edition. On Oreo version, the applications also may load longer or crash easily.
However, you can download and install the Oreo update on your Nokia 2 model if you want. But you may not get a smooth user experience like what you’ve enjoyed on Nougat. Therefore, Nokia developers are still pushing Android Nougat based August 2019 Security Patch for more better performance.
Check for OTA Update Manually
If you’re using Nougat on your Nokia 2 device, then you will get another new security patch update very soon. The software update offers August 2019 Android Patch to the device system. It comes with E1M-068O-0-00WW-B02 software version and weighs around 80.6MB in size.
You may have to wait for the OTA update notification. Otherwise, you can simply check for OTA update manually.
- Go to the Device Settings menu.
- Scroll down to the bottom and tap on System.
- Tap on Advanced option and go to System update. If the update is available then go for it.
- Device Supported: Nokia 2
- Tool Supported: Qualcomm Flash image loader Tool (QFIL) / Nokia OST
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC (MSM8909v2)
- Android OS: 7.1.1 Nougat
- ROM Version: E1M-068O-0-00WW-B02
- Patch: August 2019 Security Patch
- Firmware File: Stock Recovery ROM (Stable)
- Size: 1.3GB
Steps to Install Nokia 2 August 2019 Security patch (Nougat)
Before installing, make sure to follow the pre-requirements and install the necessary drivers and tools on your PC.