Nokia 7 Plus has today started receiving a new Android 9 Pie Beta build v3.190 along with the September security patch. This update is only available for those Nokia 7 Plus devices that are enrolled into the Nokia Android Pie Beta program. You can check how to get the update and other details below.
On checking we can see that it is now available on our Nokia 7 Plus TA-1046 variant in India. The update is around 1481 MB in size and it may be the pre-final build for Android 9 Pie.
How to install & other details:
You can just click on the link provided below and enroll to the developer program for getting the Android P Dev Preview if you haven’t done so.
You should be aware that this will result into data loss from your device, as you will have to start from the scratch post the Android P installation, so first get all important data backed-up. Check our back-up tutorial here. You can check our restore tutorial in case you want to restore your data post the update installation.
In case you are facing issues and want to roll-back to Android Oreo you can go to the same page and do a roll-back OTA.
All the changes and new features:
The Android 9 Pie Beta update brings the majority of Android 9 Pie changes and features to Nokia 7 Plus. The major changes and features include all-new gesture-based navigation option, lots of UI changes, Notification improvements, Settings revamp, usability improvements and much more.
You can read the complete list of official changes and new features that Android 9 Pie brings by clicking here.
Check our hands-on video of Nokia 7 Plus running the Beta version of Android 9 Pie by clicking here.
Thanks Pulkit, Anun, Pramod, Ankesh and many others for the tip. Cheers!!