Nokia 6 gets its Android 7.1.1 Nougat update: HMD Global first launched its first-ever smartphone, Nokia 6 in January 2017 at the Mobile World Congress. The mobile is now getting the Android 7.1.1 Nougat via an over-the-air update. The company had already promised its users. It said that the software update would be rolling out soon. Now, as per the pledge, the update is out for Nokia 6.

Nokia 6
Nokia 6

What does the new update do: Nokia 6 Upgrades from Android 7.0 Nougat to Android 7.1.1 Nougat

HMD previously released the Nokia N1 tablet. Nokia 6 was released in a few parts of the world. All these days, Nokia 6 used Android 7.0 Nougat. The new update adds up new features to the phone. Now, the phone’s OS is updated to Android Nougat 7.1.1. It brings the shortcut feature to the home page. It also adds support for 4G/3G dual sim dual standby.

Nokia 6 Nougat 7.1.1 update
Nokia 6 Nougat 7.1.1 update

The update improves the device’s power-saving system and the background management. There are new emojis in the new update which allows the users to express better.Auto-update is available for the preloaded apps of the device. The Nokia USB driver has it up gradation too.

Google’s Android Security Patch for April 2017 is tied up to the update. Therefore, there will be a few bug fixings happening on the back end too. The system enhancement should make the Nokia 6 users glad.

Android 7.1.1 Nougat:

The size of the update is about 369MB. The update’s name is ‘00CN_3_170’. Your system would need a memory space of 616 MB to update the system. The system update will take a while. It would be wise to have more than 60 percent charge back up to get a continuous updating.

Nokia 6 Upgrades from Android 7.0 Nougat to Android 7.1.1 Nougat


HMD is doing its best to keep up its promise. In the world of smartphones, it has always been a huge risk to survive. There are random new releases and newer updates daily. Nokia, the hero of basic mobile phones which ones ruled the cordless world is now taking baby steps in the smartphone world. The fan followers of Nokia are Huge. The quick sale of the smartphone proves this. After this new update, Nokia 6 joins the list of very few smartphones running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

It looks like the rest of the world is waiting desperately for the Nokia 6 to open sale worldwide.

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