Download Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Manually [V3.260 / v3.30B]

Updated: Today we have added the download link to install Nokia 6.1  and 6.1 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Manually with version v3.260 (6.1) and v3.30B (6.1+) respectively.

After rolling the Android 9.0 Pie Beta for beta testing users, the HMD Global has finally announced the stable version of Android Pie update for Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus today. It brings the new build number V3.260 on Nokia 6.1 and v3.30B for 6.1 Plus. If you have a Nokia 6.1 or 6.1 Plus device, then you should be one lucky to receive the Nokia 6.1 / 6.1 Plus Android 9.0 Pie update.

The update is currently rolling via OTA (Over the air) and rollout for few regions as we are writing this. So catch this OTA update by going into Settings –> About Phone –> Software update and check if you the Android 9.0 Pie update on your device with version  v3.260.

The update packs new features such as gesture navigation, better AI based battery management, App action, and App slices. In this post, we will guide you to install Nokia 6.1 Android 9.0 Pie update manually. If you are awaiting the OTA and it is yet to show up, then you can download and install the ROM on your own. Below you can find the OTA link and a full tutorial on how to install it.

With Android Pie update for Nokia 6.1, there is a great deal of revamping in the OS. You can see a new power and Settings menu. Power menu has important features like Lockdown and screenshot buttons. It also brings improved text selection features.  Most importantly, there is the digital wellbeing feature to ensure the user is using the device efficiently. To know more about Google Android Pie, click here.

Download Nokia 6.1/6.1 Plus Android 9.0 Pie OTA

Nokia 6.1 Android 9.0 Pie

v3.30B

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Here is the download link for the Nokia 6.1 Android Pie update.

  • V3.260 Android 9.0 Pie Update for Nokia 6.1 | Download
  • v3.30B Android 9.0 Pie Update for Nokia 6.1 Plus| Download

Steps to Install Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Manually

Before installing the latest Android Pie update for Nokia 6.1, you have to follow a few guidelines which we have mentioned below.


GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any internal/external damages to the device that may happen while/after following this guide.

Method 1: Via Dialer App [Tested and Works]:

Pre-Requisites: 

  • This OTA is exclusively for Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus only. Don’t use it on other devices
  • Ensure that your phone has the latest Android 8.1 Oreo firmware installed.
  • Charge your phone to at least 70% more
  • Though you won’t lose any of your data in the installation process, we still suggest you take a  full backup.

Instructions:

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  1. First of all, download the OTA zip and rename the package to the corresponding zip name as follows.
    • For Nokia 6.1, rename the downloaded package to PL2-3260-0-00WW-B01-update.zip.
    • For Nokia 6.1 Plus, rename the downloaded package to DRG-330B-0-00WW-B01-update.zip
  2. Now move the OTA Zip package to the root of your device’s internal storage [Outside all folders ]
  3. Open the dialer app (Phone) and dial the number*#*#874#*#
  4. Wait for the update to finish and restart when prompted.

Method 2: Via ADB Method

We have not tested this, but the first method works really fine.

Pre-Requisites

  • This OTA is exclusively for Nokia 6.1 only. Don’t use it on other devices
  • Though you won’t lose any of your data in the installation process, we still suggest you take a  full backup.
  • Charge your phone to at least 70% more
  • Download the Minimal ADB & fastboot tool.
  • A PC/Laptop

Instructions:

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Here are simple steps that you have to follow to manually flash the latest Android Pie update on Nokia 6.1.

Step-1 First, download the Nokia 6.1 Android Pie OTA zip file on your PC/Laptop.

Step-2 Move the OTA file to the folder where you have installed the ADB/fastboot.

Step-3 Hold the SHIFT key + right-click in the white space inside the folder > Select ‘Open PowerShell window here’.

Step-4 Next, switch off your device.

Step-5 Now enter your Nokia 6.1 into recovery mode by pressing Volume Up + Power button simultaneously till recovery menu appears.

Step-6 Scroll down to the option ‘Apply update from ADB’ using the Volume keys > press the Power button to select it.

Step-7 Connect the phone to the PC using the USB cable.

Step-8 Verify the connection status of your device by entering the command given below:

 adb devices

Step-9 You will see it returns the device ID which confirms the connection is properly made.

Step-10Now enter the following command to sideload the OTA zip file to install Android Pie on Nokia 6.1.

adb sideload ota-package.zip 

(replace OTA package zip with the actual file name as you have saved)

Step-11 After the installation process finishes, go back to recovery menu and select ‘Reboot system now’.

That’s it, guys. Now, your Nokia 6.1 will reboot with Android 9.0 Pie. So, install and enjoy. If there are any doubts regarding the installation, do let us know in the comments section.

Comments

  1. Android Pie is actually the sixteenth iteration of Android, not the ninth. Remember how Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, and KitKat alone were all 4.x naming?

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