Nokia 7 Plus Software Update: December 2020 Security Patch Rolling Out

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Updated on December 23, 2020: The update for Nokia 7 Plus brings 32.46 MB of data that will make it secure and up to date with the latest December 2020 security patch.

  • What’s new:
    – Google Security Patch 2020-12

Updated on November 24, 2020: A new security update is live for Nokia 7 Plus owners. Notably, it bumps the security patch level from October 2020 to November 2020. The update weighs around 41.57MB in size.

  • What’s new:
    – Google Security Patch 2020-11

Updated on November 11, 2020: Nokia 7 Plus is now receiving a new security update. The update bumps the security patch level to the latest October 2020. It weighs around 28.42 MB in size.

  • What’s new:
    – Google Security Patch 2020-10

Updated on September 28, 2020: Nokia 7 Plus is now receiving a new security update. The update bumps the security patch level to the latest September 2020. The update is a bit weird for the users because for some Nokia 7 Plus users the update is arriving with a new Android build version V4.16B which sizes around 1.51 GB in size which is huge. However, there are others that are receiving a nominal 40.55 MB update with just the September security patch. Here is the changelog for both the update, as you may receive on your device.:

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  • Changelog 1:
    • Improved system stability
    • User interface improvements
    • Google security patch 2020-09
  • Changelog 2:
    • Google Security Patch 2020-09

Updated on August 26, 2020: Nokia 7 Plus is receiving a new security update. Notably, the update brings the latest August 2020 security patchset along with it. There are nothing new features attached to this update meaning that it is purely incremental in nature. The update weighs in around 41.10 MB in size for the August security patch for Nokia 7 Plus. Here is the official changelog of the update:

  • What’s new:
    – Google Security Patch 2020-08
    (Source)

Updated on July 30, 2020: Today the latest July 2020 security patchset for the Nokia 7 Plus is now pushed for all the users across the globe. Note that the update is pushed via OTA. Meaning that it will take some time in arriving on all the units. The update is purely incremental in nature and does not bring anything apart from the July 2020 security patchset. The update weighs in around 41.24 MB in size. Here is the changelog of the update:

  • What’s new:
    – Google Security Patch 2020-07
    (Source)

Updated on July 01, 2020: Today HMD Global rolled the June 2020 Android security patch for Nokia 7 Plus globally. Thanks to twitter user @AdityaN7P for sharing the screenshot:

Updated on May 5, 2020: Today Nokia rolled April 2020 Security Patch update to Nokia 7 Plus 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 7 Plus in the future cyber-attack. You can check for the latest software update by going into device Settings > System > System updates.

Updated on March 4, 2020: Along with Nokia 1, Nokia 3 and Nokia 6.1/6.1 Plus, HMD Global also started rolling the February 2020 security patch level to Nokia 7 Plus as well. It brings nothing new except the security patch and improvements. If you have received it, then you might be a lucky user like the one who tweeted this first.

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Well, the user Pradeep from India tweeted that he received February 2020 Security patch in his device last night. As we can assume, the update is currently live via OTA for users in India, it may go live for users around the globe. The update weighs around 54.8 MB and based on the Android 10 update. If you have not received this update, then make sure to check for OTA manually.

February 2020 Security Patch rolling for Nokia 7 Plus as well

As we know, the OTA update carries in a phase-wise manner; it may take a week or a month to complete the rollout process for every user base. If you haven’t received the update, then either you can check for the update manually or install the firmware manually. To install the firmware manually, you need to download the firmware with the same build number on your device.

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[note color=”blue” title_tag=”p” title=”Did you know?”]We have updated the list of VoWiFi supported Nokia devices which also include Nokia 7 Plus.[/note]

Apart from the Android Security patch level, HMD Global has fixed some bugs and improved the user experience. The latest OTA update weighs approximately 110 MB in size; it may vary based on whether or not you installed the last iteration.

Downloads and Changelog

Flash File Name: B2N-415G-0-00WW-B01-415F-0-00WW-B01-update
Software Version: 4.15F
Security Patch Level: 2020-08-01 (August 2020 Security Patch)
Update size: 39.3 MB
Android: 10
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Flash File Name: 00WW_4_15D_SP02I
Software Version: 4.15D
Security Patch Level: 2020-07-01 (July 2020 Security Patch)
Update size: 39.3 MB
Android: 10
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Flash File Name: 00WW_4_15E
Software Version: 4.15E
Security Patch Level: 2020-06 (June 2020 Security Patch)
Update size: 49.8MB
Android: 10
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Flash File Name: B2N-415D-0-00WW-B01
Software Version: 4.15D
Security Patch Level: 2020-05 (May 2020 Security Patch)
Update size: 1.51GB
Android: 10
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Flash File Name: B2N-410G-0-00WW-B01
Software Version: 4.10G
Security Patch Level: 2020-04 (April 2020 Security Patch)
Update size: 52.8 MB
Android: 10
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How to Check Software Update Manually?

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 7 Plus 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.

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