Installing Android Pie on Nokia 7 Plus

by Volker Weber

It's one of these "starting our rollout" Android situations. I have folded and just installed the update on my Nokia 7 Plus. It takes about half an hour start to finish. You download the OTA file, install adb (Android Desktop Bridge), put the phone into developer mode and allow USB debugging. Then you push the update to the phone. When you attacht the phone to your PC for the first time, Windows will show you are read only drive on the phone, which containts the USB driver for adb. I will probably never understand why you cannot just download the update to the phone and be done with it.

Just before the end of September, HMD Global made good on their promise to release Android Pie for the Nokia 7 Plus. The only thing is currently, it’s only rolling out to select markets and at a cautiously slow rate; the UK as well as many other countries around the world are as such not able to get their hands on it just yet. To avoid the wait and get Pie immediately, it’ll need to be sideloaded. Here’s how:

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My wife's Nokia 7 Plus just updated itself to Android 9 the other day, without any dev mode or debugging. Am I missing anything?

Jochen Kattoll, 2018-10-12

Sorry, I literally forgot that we live in another country ... :)

Jochen Kattoll, 2018-10-12

Sure it isn't just a special issue? All I know with Android device don't need to download any updates by hand or attach the phone to the PC ... inclusive me an my husband.

Nina Wittich, 2018-10-12

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