Download and Install Lenovo K8 Note Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Finally, Lenovo entered the party to roll the Android 8.0 Oreo for Lenovo K8 Note XT1902-3. The update is currently available as an OTA for devices running Stock ROM without Root. Now install Lenovo K8 Note Android 8.0 Oreo Update by following our guide.

The update is sent via OTA (Over the air), and it may take a couple of days or even weeks to receive the update. Like we said, The update is rolling in a phase-wise manner. You need to wait for the official roll out to upgrade Lenovo K8 Note to Android 8.0 Oreo Update. The update brings the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update and features along with a couple of improvements in performance and stability on Lenovo K8 Note.

To recall, Lenovo K8 Note features a 5.5-inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 1080×1920 pixels with unibody metal design. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by 64 bit 1.4GHz MediaTek Helio X23 chipset coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM variant. The device packs 32GB/64GB of internal storage and supports expandable storage with up to 128 GB micro SD support. The smartphone came out of the box with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and backed by a 4000 mAh battery and 15W rapid charger.

Download and Install Lenovo K8 Note Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Before following the instruction to update the Lenovo Lenovo K8 Note, let’s brief about what is new in this Android 8.0 Oreo OS:

What’s on Android 8.0 Oreo?

Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest iteration of Android Operating system. This is the 8th major version of the Android mobile operating system after the release of Android Nougat. The latest features of Android Oreo includes New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.

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New features for Android Oreo:

  • Notifications Channels – This feature provides the ability to group notifications from numerous apps into one channel. This means you can group notifications for certain apps together and make it easier for the management of notifications. This is overall a nice addition to what Google started with Android Nougat.
  • Picture In A Picture – Videos will switch to smaller, minimized versions when you navigate to other apps. This feature is similar to what a YouTube video does in the YouTube mobile app when you drag it to the corner.
  • Multi-Display Support – This feature would provide you with the ability to launch an activity, say, Chrome, on a remote display like your HDTV or PC display. The potential applications for this feature are endless.
  • Keyboard Navigation – This feature would bring to you the ability to use keys to navigate apps.
  • Background Limits – This feature will let you set a limit to what an app can do while it’s operating in the background. You can use this to conserve power and in turn get more battery life.
  • New Wi-Fi Features – This new Android version would Include more Wi-Fi features like Neighborhood Aware Networking (NAN), which makes it easy for devices to connect with one another without an internet access point or internet access at all.
  • Better Icons – Google has made icons in Android O to be adaptive. This means that they will take different shapes depending on the system they’re used on. This is a cool feature, isn’t it?

In case you didn’t receive the OTA update for Android Oreo, and you can’t wait, then you can check for the Lenovo K8 Note Android 8.0 Oreo update manually by following the below steps.

How to Check Software Update on Lenovo K8 Note

Settings ->About Phone -> Software Update

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Before proceeding to download, make sure your phone has enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also, check if you have enough storage to download and install the latest update on Lenovo Lenovo K8 Note. We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it. Also, don’t forget to take the data backup to avoid any problem in case things go wrong. After following the procedure mentioned above, you can now start downloading the new OTA update on Lenovo Lenovo K8 Note.

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If you have received the OTA update, then hit the Download button to start upgrading your phone. In case if still not received then kindly wait for the next phase of OTA rollout.

 

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Either you can wait for the OTA update, or you can manually grab the download link once it is available. If you still not received the update on Lenovo K8 Note, then check our article on How to force download latest OTA updates on your Android device.

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Steps to flash Lenovo K8 Note Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Before following this, make sure you have installed all the drivers and tools on your PC. If you did, then make sure to follow the steps one by one to achieve 100% success on the installation process.

Pre-Requisite :

  1. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%
  2. You need Laptop or PC.
  3. Working USB Cable.
  4. Charge your phone for at least 70% Battery.
  5. GetDroidTips.com is not responsible for any damage to your phone while installing this Update.
  6. Make sure that you have Lenovo USB drivers installed.
  7. Download the ADB Fastboot tools.
  8. Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.

Instructions to Install

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  1. First, you need to download all the required file from above
  2. Now you need to flash the Nougat firmware on your device.
  3. Once you are finished, you can complete the setup process.
  4. Now you need to sideload the OTA Oreo file to your phone. To do that,
  5. First get your phone into recovery mode.
  6. Please note: don’t rename the file name if you see a long name on it.
  7. To enter recovery mode, Hold Power and Volume Up button. This option will enter into recovery mode.
  8. Once you are in the recovery, select the option to apply update via ADB.
  9. Now run the ADB sideload command,
    adb sideload Filename.zip
  10. Remember: Filename.zip, where filename is the name of the OTA.
  11. This will start to update Lenovo K8 Note to Android Oreo.
  12. Once the installation is completed, enjoy the Oreo build on your phone.

I hope this guide was helpful to Download and Install Lenovo Lenovo K8 Note Android 8.0 Oreo Update. Enjoy!

Comments

  1. Don’t go for Oreo. Its such a worse OS. After upgrading to Oreo, Battery drains like Open tap. Before Oreo, my battery used to come more than 24Hrs, but now i need to charge 5 times 100% charging per day.

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