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Nokia 7 Plus & Nokia 8.1 (in India) receiving March Security update 2021 now. Size, markets, changelog

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Nokia 8.1 in India and Nokia 7 Plus are now receiving the March security update 2021. Prior to this we reported about Nokia 8.1. receiving the March Security update in Egypt but other markets including India may be getting it now. Check below for the March Security update size, list of markets and the update changelog for Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7 Plus.

For all software update news related to other Nokia smartphones click here. If you want to track March security update roll-out to Nokia smartphones you can do it here.

On the basis of tips received from our readers, we will collate a list of markets for the Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7 Plus for which March security update is now available. So, do let us know if you have received the update in the comments section. You can also try the VPN trick for getting the update and see if it works.

List of markets:

  • Nokia 8.1 in India
  • Nokia 7 Plus in India

Nokia 7 Plus March security update size:

The update size for Nokia 7 Plus is 40.63 MB. You will either be prompted to download this update or you can check by going to Settings and searching system updates and then by checking for the update.

Nokia 8.1 March security update size:

The update size for Nokia 8.1 is 33.94 MB. You will either be prompted to download this update or you can check by going to Settings and searching system updates and then by checking for the update.

Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7 Plus March security update changelog:

Both smartphones are receiving only the March 2021 Android security patch with the update. Here is what the March security update addresses as mentioned by Google on its official Security bulletin page.

The most severe of these issues is a critical security vulnerability in the System component that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted transmission to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. The severity assessment is based on the effect that exploiting the vulnerability would possibly have on an affected device, assuming the platform and service mitigations are turned off for development purposes or if successfully bypassed.

As expected Nokia 8.1 users are much more interested in release of Android 11 update to their smartphone. The OS update has been released for Nokia 3.2 yesterday. You can track Android 11 update roll-out to Nokia smartphones by clicking here.

Thanks, Aditya and Subhashish for the tip & screenshot. Cheers!!

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