All the Nokia smartphone series are getting their stable Android 10 update. It was first introduced in Nokia 8, followed by the Nokia 7 series, and now it is the turn of Nokia 6.1 and 6.1+ to get the update.
The Twitter handle of Nokia, maintained by HMD Global in a tweet, stated about the latest update.
Nokia 6.1, more secure and pure! These phone’s are now running on the latest Android 10 update. Get the latest pure Android experience and access the latest features today. What feature do you think will be your most used? Let us know in the comments below!???? pic.twitter.com/nhROEHGbNK
— Nokia Mobile (@NokiaMobile) January 8, 2020
Android 10 for Nokia 6.1/6.1+ has the firmware build number V4.10C. As all the Nokia devices run on Android One, the update screen for them is almost identical. Main improvements in the Android 10 update for Nokia include Dark Theme(Dark Mode in other brands. A brand new Gesture system, Smart reply, advanced Privacy, and location controls. The update also brings us the latest December 2019 Android security patch for both the mobile phones.
The new update is currently available for download in Asia and Europe. Nokia releases the whole firmware stock rather than the incremental OTA updates, which makes the update size around 1.4 GB. Also, you can manually download the OTA update as below.
With the latest Android 10 update for Nokia 6 series mobile phones, you get the benefits of Android Pie OTA update to the mobiles and more. The previous OTA update of Android Pie brought Slice, Adaptive brightness, adaptive battery, new navigation gesture support, Digital Wellbeing, and more. Moreover, the update featured Google Lens, Google Motion integration, and a new camera app with a new UI. You can get all these features and more with the latest Android 10 update.
What’s new with the latest Android 10 update for Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus?
The Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus gets Android 10 with some astonishing new features. Android One features a stock Android experience that is close to Google Pixel phones. Nokia also updated its product page with the latest Android 10 update for Nokia 6 series. The page quotes:
Screenshots of Nokia 6.1 and 6.1+ Android 10 update :
Download Nokia 6 series Android 10 OTA update V4.10C
We have attached the full stock firmware update here. You can download and install it on your Nokia 6.1/6.1+ mobile phone. This update is for International variants only, and the Chinese variants should wait for some more time to get the update.
- Nokia 6.1 Android 10 WW V4.10C December 2019
PL2-410C-0-00WW-B03 (1.43 GB) – Download
- Nokia 6.1 Plus Android 10 WW V4.10C December 2019
DRG-410C-0-00WW-B03 (1.43 GB) – Download
If you haven’t received the OTA update, you can also try the ADB Sideload method or Stock recovery method. Here we have provided the steps for Installing the update using the Stock recovery method.
- Download the OTA update zip file from the link above.
- Move the OTA zip to the root directory of internal storage. (outside every folder)
- Shut down the device completely. Then press and hold the Power button and Volume Up button together for about 10 seconds.
- Release both the keys when the device vibrates.
- Now your device will get into Bootloader mode.
- Select the Recovery option to get into “Recovery Mode.”
- Click on the option “Apply update from SD Card” from the recovery options.
- Navigate to the OTA update zip and select it.
- Confirm installation.