HMD Global announced Android 8.1 Oreo update for Nokia 2 users in India. The new update has been made optional so if users do not wish to switch from Android 7.1.1 Nougat to Android 8.1 Oreo, they may skip it.
HMD Global kept its promise and finally rolled out Android 8.1 Oreo for Nokia 2 which was launched in 2017. The company via a recent blog post announced the rollout of Android 8.1 Oreo for Nokia 2. It has worked with Qualcomm and Google to provide Android Oreo to its users and because Oreo requires more from the system than Android Nougat, the company has made the update optional. The update has not been released in global markets and therefore countries like Austria, United Kingdom, Greece, Hungary, among others may not receive Android 8.1 Oreo update now, however, the update is ready for download in India.
The new OS update has been made optional so if users do not wish to upgrade their devices they may skip the update and continue with Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating software while if users upgrade their Nokia 2 to Android 8.1 Oreo the users will get high level of performance and great features however few applications may not be supported.
To upgrade your Nokia 2, users can head to Nokia 2 Android update page and sign in with their Nokia account. On successfully singing in, users then will have to validate their device with their IMEI code, enter the network operator name and add their country name. Further, they will be required to agree to the “Android Oreo for Nokia 2 software license terms” and then select the request OTA option. Then, they shall receive a notification on their devices to upgrade the OS.
HMD Global while announcing the upgrade on its page said, “Users should be aware that the performance of Nokia 2 on Oreo may not be the same level as enjoyed with Nougat. In addition, some applications may not be supported.”