Installing Android Oreo 8.0 on Your Nokia 8

Installing Android Oreo 8.0 on Your Nokia 8

Providing timely software updates is crucial for smartphone manufacturers. While Google’s Pixel and Nexus devices receive them promptly, other OEMs often delay updates by a couple of months. Nokia, however, stands out. Just a month after its release, Nokia has announced the Android Oreo 8.0 update for its flagship Nokia 8. Despite being in beta, the update functions well. If you want to install the latest Android version on your device, here’s how:

Using Nokia Beta Labs

  • To begin the installation, enroll in the Nokia Beta Labs program. Visit the Nokia Beta Labs registration webpage and log in with your Nokia account.
  • Upon login, you may be redirected to the Nokia forums. Find the “Join Beta Labs” link at the top of the forum page, or click here to visit the page directly.
  • Now, validate your device. Enter your IMEI-code and Network Operator. Agree to the beta software license terms and click “Register for beta labs”.
  • If your credentials are correct, you’ll receive a message that your phone has been validated.
  • To validate your device, request an update for your smartphone. Scroll to the “Get the beta software over the air” section, check the confirmation box, and click “Request OTA”.
  • Your Over-the-air request should now be approved, and you’ll receive a message on the screen.
  • On your Nokia 8 device, go to Settings -> About phone -> System update. Tap “Check for updates“.
  • You will receive an update for Android 8.0 Oreo, which will start downloading automatically.
  • Once downloaded, the update will automatically begin installing. Upon successful installation, you’ll be prompted to reboot your device.
  • That’s it. Android Oreo 8.0 is now installed on your Nokia 8.
Installing Android Oreo 8.0 on Your Nokia 8

Note: While Nokia has only released the Beta Labs program for Nokia 8, it will soon be available for the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6. The procedure remains the same for these devices.

Update Your Nokia 8 to Android Oreo 8.0

Just over a month after its launch, Nokia announces the latest Android update for its flagship device. Though in beta, the ROM works well, providing users the full Android Oreo experience on their Nokia 8. It demonstrates Nokia’s commitment to its customers through timely updates and robust support, potentially revitalizing its brand. Have you updated your Nokia 8 to Android Oreo 8.0? What are your thoughts on Nokia’s market prospects? Share in the comments below.