Nokia C1 Flash File – Stock ROM Firmware Guide


Nokia C1 smartphone was launched in the year 2019 with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. The device is powered by Quad-core processor. On this page, we have shared all the official stock ROM flash file for the Nokia C1. If you are looking to flash the official firmware on your device manually, then this guide is for you. In this guide we are not only sharing the tutorial to flash, we will also share the security patch for each month when the HMD global release it.

To flash the firmware file, we have given 3 different method which can be helpful to flash the stock ROM on your device. The method is simple and easy. This process is helpful if you have bricked your device, facing any lag, or shuttering, performance issue, to fix Bluetooth and WiFi issue, to unroot or bypass the FRP lock. So without further wasting our time, let’s understand what is stock firmware flash file.

Nokia C1

Nokia C1 Specifications: Overview

Nokia C1 was announced in December 2019 which sports a 5.45-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 480 x 960 pixels. The device has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 77.9 %.


Nokia C1 is powered by a Quad-core 1.3 GHz with Quad core, 1.3 GHz chipset coupled with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It also supports an external memory card with up to 64 GB microSD. The device came out of the box with Android 9.0 Pie and backed by a 2500 mAh battery (Removable).

As far as the camera concerned, the device has a single-camera setup with 5MP primary sensors and a selfie camera with an 5MP lens. Other connectivity option includes GPS, Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, accelerometer, proximity sensor.

Why We Need Stock Firmware?

Stock Firmware or a Stock ROM is official software that is designed by the OEM manufacturer for a particular device. This file is required to fix any software related issue on your Nokia C1. If you are facing any problem with your device, your final attempt will be to re-install the stock ROM. This way, you can restore your device back to stock ROM. This guide will be more useful to those users who always want to try rooting, installing mods or custom ROM.

Advantages of Stock ROM:

Here are the answers to why you need to download and save the Nokia C1 Stock ROM flash file on your computer.

  • If your device is dead, you can unbrick using Stock ROM file
  • You can fix or repair the IMEI on your device using DB files from Stock ROM
  • Remove any malware or Adwares from Nokia C1
  • You can fix the boot loop issue on Nokia C1
  • Fix Unfortunately, the app has stopped error on Nokia C1
  • Fix Network related issue
  • Patch Boot image to Root using Magisk: Mediatek Guide or Spreadtrum Guide
  • You can unroot Nokia C1
  • To Reset or Remove FRP on your device: Mediatek FRP Guide or Spreadtrum FRP Guide
  • Restore Nokia C1 back to Factory State

Nokia C1 Firmware Flash File:

Version Security Patch Download and Size Android Security Bulletin Info


August 2020 Download Link – OTA 58.7 MB Android Security Bulletin – August 2020


May-20 Download Link – OTA 180 MB Android Security Bulletin – May 2020


Feb-20 Download Link – OTA 180 MB Android Security Bulletin – Feb 2020

Steps to Install Nokia C1 Stock Firmware:

Before installing, make sure to follow the pre-requisite and install the necessary drivers and tools on your PC.



We are at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your phone while/after installing this ROM.

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


  • This OTA is exclusively for Nokia C1 only. Don’t use it on other devices
  • Ensure that your phone has the latest 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.


  1. First of all, download the OTA zip and rename the package to the corresponding zip file
  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 3: Via Nokia OST Tool

To install Nokia firmware, you can use the Nokia OST Tool also known as Nokia Online Service tool.

How To Install Nokia Firmware using Nokia OST Tool

Method 3: Via Sideload Method

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


  • This OTA is exclusively for Nokia C1 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


Here are simple steps that you have to follow to manually flash the stock ROM on Nokia C1.

Step-1 First, download the Nokia C1 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 C1 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 on Nokia C1.

adb sideload 

(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 C1 will reboot to system. If there are any doubts regarding the installation, do let us know in the comments section.

That’s it!! You have successfully installed Stock Firmware On Nokia C1 Smartphone.

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