Another day, another software update HMD Global wants you to have on your Nokia smartphone. This time it’s the Nokia 8. The flagship phone from the company has just started receiving the latest software update of Android 8.1 Oreo with February security patch level. If you are the one among those who have not received it through OTA, you can download and install it manually.
Nokia 8 was the first smartphone from HMD that received the official Oreo update at the soonest. Oreo 8.1 beta was presented to the early birds who wanted to try it at earliest. Later in January the public roll out was done with a January security patch. Now sooner after that another update has been pushed to the Nokia 8 devices with the February security patch.
As mentioned, the public release of the software update is not at-once roll-out and may take a few days to reach all Nokia 8 devices globally. Here we have brought to you the official OTA update package in ZIP file. The full update package comes in the file size of 1.52 GB (or 1562.7 MB), you are advised to use WiFi network instead of mobile data to prevent extensive data charges.
Nokia 8 – Android 8.1 Oreo Features
- Battery Saving Navigation Buttons
- Revamped Power Menu
- New Setting Menu
- Bluetooth Battery Percentage
- Update Google Security Patch 2018-02
Download Android 8.1 Oreo OTA ZIP File for Nokia 8
For your ease, we have uploaded the update package exactly so you can download and try on your Nokia 8 devices. Note that the OTA update was extracted from model TA-1004 and is intended to be used with the exact model of Nokia 8. You can try this update on other models of Nokia 8, however, we won’t recommend you do that. If you want to try, try on your own risk.
Download Link: Security Patch February Nokia 8 TA-1004 Android 8.1 Oreo v4.84A OTA Update.zip
How to install OTA Update Manually?
OTA updates can be applied manually to the phone, provided that you have not modified the software. If your Nokia 8 device is not rooted, doesn’t have a customized ROM and is exactly running on a stock firmware, you can proceed with any of the following two methods via stock recovery.
- Apply update from ADB sideload
- Apply update from sdcard/phone storage (preferred)
Disclaimer: Use any of the methods above on your own risk. As these methods are not recommended by the manufacturers, we don’t push you to do that. If you have any questions regarding the methods, you can always ask in the comments below.