Friday, August 04, 2017

How to Update Tecno Phantom 6 Plus to Android 7 Nougat

Update Tecno phantom 6 plus to Android 7 Nougat


OTA update for Tecno Phantom 6 plus is finally here.

The firmware upgrade will update your phone from Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Android 7.0 Nougat.. Your build number changes to H971A-N1-170725V72.

Even though some Tecno phones like the Tecno Camon CX and Tecno L9 Plus shipped with Nougat, this is the first Nougat OTA Update for a Tecno phone.

The Tecno phantom 6 plus was officially launched last year. It shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. However, Tecno mobile has started pushing OTA update to users.



The update will bring a lot of modifications and enhancement to your device. Android Nougat has a lot of features such as Split screen multitasking that will let you use 2 apps at the same time, improved notification management, battery improvement with Doze on the go. You will get these nifty features when you install the OTA update.



How to Upgrade Tecno Phantom 6 Plus (A9-H971A-N1-170725V72) to Android 7 Nougat

You should see a notification to download the Android 7 Nougat update as soon as it's available for your device.

If you can't find it. Check if the update is available by going to your phone Settings > About phone > System Update.
The OTA Update is about 1.8 GB in size so you should make sure you have enough data to download it. Preferably an unlimited Wi-Fi network. You can also make use of a Night Data plan.

Once you've successfully downloaded the update, tap on install. The Phantom 6 Plus will automatically install the update and reboot your device after the installation is successful.

You should see Android 7 Nougat on your phone. You will then be able to enjoy all the benefits of Android 7 Nougat.


Note:
If, you have rooted your Tecno Phantom 6 plus, you must Unroot before installing the OTA update.

See
How to Unroot a Mediatek Android Device for OTA Update

If, you would like to copy the OTA update.zip file to a safe location, follow the guide below.

How to locate the OTA update.zip on an MTK Android phone

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