Finally HMD Global started rolling the Android 8.0 Oreo firmware for Nokia 6 users in India. Earlier the company started rolling the beta update for Nokia 6, but it was not available in India at that time. Today the company finally rolling the same update for Indian users after fixing and improving the beta version. The update comes with the same build number of v5.140 for Nokia 6.
In Twitter, HMD Global Chief product officer; Juho Sarvikas, tweeted about the update. In his tweet he mentioned,
We are starting today Oreo Beta Labs roll out for #Nokia6 in India. I understand that some of you may have been waiting for this ?. Remember that Beta Labs is a test platform and commercial release is well on track ?. Please jump in and give us your feedback!!!
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) January 6, 2018
The update will be available for users who are already signed up for the Nokia beta labs. If you are a Nokia Beta Lab member, then you will receive the update notification on your phone anytime soon. The update is rolling via OTA for the users running Stock ROM without any root access or mods installed. One of the twitter users, tweeted about the update that he has received on his phone with build number v5.140.
— Malik Tuyyab (@MalikTuyyab) January 6, 2018
The update is rolling in a phase-wise manner for the beta testers who already signed up. The OTA weighs almost 1799.3MB in size, slightly bigger than the earlier beta update which was released for other countries even though the build number is same. If you still not received the update, you can check for the OTA by following the below instructions.
How to check for update availability v5.140
You can at any time check if the Android Oreo Beta OTA Update 5.140 is officially available for you. The steps to check for the update on Nokia 5 are:
- Open settings
- Go to about phone
- Tap on software update
If you have received the OTA update with build number V5.140, then hit the DOWNLOAD button to start the upgrade process. Still not received then please join the beta program to update your Nokia 6 to Android 8.0 Oreo.
Along with this update, It also includes Android security update for December 2017.
Click Here to join the Nokia Beta lab program.
[su_note note_color=”#ffffc4″ text_color=”#000000″]If you want to join the Nokia phones beta labs, You should have Nokia 6 phone, Nokia Account by validating the IMEI number of your phone. Once you finish the whole process, you will get the beta software via OTA update which may take up to 12 hours after joining the beta labs program.[/su_note]
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