Vivo has launched another upper mid-range camera-centric smartphone called Vivo V17 in November 2019. It has a new L-shaped rear camera setup with a punch-hole display along with good hardware specifications. It came with Android 9.0 Pie over Funtouch OS 9.2 out-of-the-box.
Today Vivo has finally rolled the Android 11 update to the Vivo V17 in India with software version PD1948F_EX_A_6.70.6. The update brings Funtouch OS 11 to the top with all the Android 11 features and customization. In this guide, we will show you how to install the Android 11 firmware file manually on Vivo V17.
Vivo V17 – Device Overview
It has a 6.44-inches Super AMOLED Full-HD+ display with 1080×2400 pixels resolution. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC, paired with Adreno 612 GPU. While it has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage option (expandable up to 256GB via a hybrid slot).
There is a quad rear camera setup of 48MP (wide, f/1.8) + 8MP (ultrawide, f/2.2) + 2MP (dedicated macro camera, f/2.4) + 2MP (depth sensor, f/2.4) lens. It has an LED flash, HDR, Panorama, PDAF, etc. On the front side, it packs a 32MP selfie camera (wide, f/2.0) with HDR mode.
The handset packs a bigger 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Type-C port, FM Radio, etc. In terms of the sensors, it features ambient light, an under-display fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, proximity, accelerometer, compass.
Download Vivo V17 Android 11 (Funtouch OS 11) Update
Here you can download the official Android 11 for the Vivo V17 based on Funtouch OS 11.
|PD1948F_EX_A_8.75.20||April / May 2022|
|PD1948F_EX_A_6.70.8||Initial Android 11 Update|
|PD1948F_EX_A_6.70.6||Initial Android 11 Update|
Check Software Update:
Before going to the manual firmware upgrade process, if you feel that your device isn’t receiving the OTA update notification for a while, then you can check for the software update manually. In order to do this:
Go to the device Settings > System updates. It will search for the software update and you will get notified if a new update is available on your device. Simply grab the Android 11 version by downloading and installing it.
Additionally, it’s recommended to maintain the phone charge at least up to 50%-60% and connect your device to Wi-Fi for a faster and stable download.
Update Guide: How to Flash Vivo Firmware on your device
How to Install Vivo V17 Android 11 (Funtouch OS 11) Update
Before installing Android 11 on your Vivo V17, you should download the firmware flash file. Then download and install the USB Drivers and flash tool on the PC as well. Once you’re done with these, you can proceed to the steps below.
- Supported device: Vivo V17 PD2038F
- Make sure to charge your device more than 50%
- You need a PC or Laptop with a USB cable.
- Take a complete backup using any method given below
- Download Flash Tool: Download AFTool | QFil Flash Tool or QPST Flash tool
- Download Drivers: Qualcomm USB Drivers and Vivo USB Drivers
Method 1: Instructions to Install via QFIL Tool:
Method 2: Instructions to Install via MSM Download tool:
- Download the MSM Download tool, firmware, and drivers on your PC.
- Now install the USB drivers
- Place the MSM download tool and firmware in the same folder
- Open the MSM download tool and connect your device to PC/Laptop
- Once you connect, it will automatically load the firmware, if not select it manually.
- Click on the start button and wait patiently to complete the installation process.
- Once it is done! remove your device from your PC. That’s it!
That’s it, guys. We hope that you’ve installed Android 11 on your Vivo V17 device successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.
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