July 2020 Security Patch
There is no addition of any features or any special fix-up. The update will only step-up the security patch level of the device. Along with that, the update will fix up the other vulnerabilities detected by google. The over-the-air update will take a few days to knock into the devices of all the users. Users can check for the update from the Settings app of their devices.
June 2020 Security Patch
As OTA updates move in a gradual manner, so, all Nokia 6.1 users may not receive it at one time. In a matter of few days or within a week, the June 2020 patch should drop into the devices of all the users.
Nokia is always popular for providing timely software patches for its machines. All of the Nokia smartphones come with vanilla Android which enables them to receive monthly security patches for a long time. Nokia 6.1(2018) is now two years old but the Finnish OEM still cares about keeping it secure with regular software updates. The device may receive an Android 11 update as it is only two years old and Nokia is very flexible in providing system upgrades.
Anyways, the current software update is a small one that you can download with your cellular data. Your carrier will charge you for the data you will spend. You may also connect to some strong Wi-Fi network and install the update quickly. To check whether the update is already available for your device go to the Settings app and check under System Updates.
Updated on May 05, 2020
Today Nokia rolled April 2020 Security Patch update to Nokia 6.1 globally based on Android 10. Well, the security patch fixes the vulnerability in the Android OS that can be attacked remotely using arbitrary code easily. We highly recommend you to install the latest patch to secure your Nokia 6.1 in the future cyber-attack. You can check for the latest software update by going into device Settings > System > System updates.
Updated on March 04, 2020:
Nokia never let its users down when it comes to timely software updates. Right from the first week till the last we see some device or the other gets the latest monthly update. Speaking of which, Nokia 6.1 is now receiving the latest patch update for February 2020 based on Android 10. If you have a Nokia 6.1 device with model TA-1089, then you will get this February 2020 Security Patch very soon.
As we speak, the update is now live in the USA and it is rolling via OTA (Over the air) for users around the globe. It is moving as an airborne update i.e OTA and weighs 55.2 MB in size. The latest update only levels up the Android security patch of the phone to the current month’s. There is nothing new with this update except the security patch. You can know in detail about the CVE’s and threats that the latest update fixes up. To do it, you can check out the February 2020 Android security bulletin.
How to Capture OTA
This update will knock into your devices in a phase-wise manner. Your phone will automatically catch the OTA as you will get a notification to install it. If you cannot wait for the OTA to show up then you can manually check for the OTA update. Just follow the steps below. To capture the OTA manually, Go to phone Settings –> System menu –> System Update —> Tap on the Check for Update option. If the update is available to download and install it.
You may connect to a Wi-Fi network to download the Nokia 6.1 February 2020 security patch. With Wi-Fi, you can save your carrier’s data charges. Also, make sure to have 70% or more battery charge on your phone. A low battery will not let you install the update.
Nokia 6.1 is a dual SIM smartphone that is available from April 2018. This device flaunts a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. This flagship from Nokia runs on a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor. Users get the option for 3 and 4 GB of RAM and this phone packs both 32 and 64 GB of expandable internal storage. In the camera section, the Nokia 6.1 brings a 16 MP camera on the rear panel and an 8-megapixel selfie shooter.
So, make sure to get hold of and install the Nokia 6.1 June 2020 Security Patch. The security upgrade is always of the primary importance, so do not miss it.