Download & Install Nokia 2.1 Android 9 Pie Update [Guide]

Nokia 2.1 is the first Android Go phone which is receiving Android Pie update. All thanks to the HMD Global (Owner of Nokia) for completing their promise. Here you will get to know the update feature and how to Download & Install Nokia 2.1 Android 9 Pie Update. Along with Nokia 2.1 smartphone Nokia 6 (2017) and Nokia 8 are also started receiving Android 9 Pie update via OTA.

Download & Install Android Pie Update on Nokia 2.1

The chief product officer of HMD Global Juho Sarvikas tweeted about the Android Pie update for Nokia 2.1. So its a good news for Nokia 2.1 users that they will get to experience Android Pie limited features like Adaptive brightness, better Battery management. Its good to see that Android Go phones are also getting updates, it means soon we will see Android updates for mostly all the phones. Nokia 2.1 is an Android Go phone and so the update will be of small size.

All the features of Android 9 Pie will be available on the device after the OTA update. So if you haven’t received the update follow the guide given below. Nokia 2.1 is receiving the update before Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 which are expected to receive updates in end March 2019.

Tweet from Juho Sarvikas announcing Android Pie update for Nokia 2.1

The Android Pie update will arrive in batches so you may have to wait for 2-3 days. If you don’t want to wait and want the Android Pie update on Nokia 2.1 right now then check out the given method to update immediately. With this update, Android Go applications will also be updated. Nokia 2.1 will be now faster and efficient with Android 9 Pie.

Nokia 2.1 – Details

It is a budget Android Go smartphone. Nokia 2.1 also known as Nokia 2 (2018). It features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with 16:9 aspect ratio. It is powered with Quad-core based Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset. Nokia 2.1 comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB Internal storage with MicroSD support up to 128GB on the dedicated slot.

Out of the box, Nokia 2.1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. On the camera side, it has an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash. And in front, it has a 5-megapixel selfie camera. As it is an Android Go edition phone it is loaded with applications with Go version. It boasts with a massive 4000mAh battery which can easily last at least a day.

Download Android 9 Pie Update for Nokia 2.1

Some Nokia 2.1 users have already received the Android Pie update. The update size is around 825MB. Digital wellbeing is not included in the update. With Android Pie update the battery life on Nokia 2.1 will be better than Android Oreo. The latest security patch of February 2019 is including which is a huge benefit. Follow the steps to update Nokia 2.1 to Android Pie manually.

  • Open Settings on your Nokia 2.1.
  • Go to About Phone > System Update.
  • And then tap on check for updates.
  • Download the Android Pie Update.
  • After downloading tap on Reboot Now.

After reboot, you can use Android 9 Pie on your Nokia 2.1.

Nokia 2.1 Android Pie Update Changelog


  • Software upgrade – Android 9 Pie (v1.08C)

What’s New

  • New system navigation, settings menu and notifications
  • Improved system stability
  • Google Security Patch 2019-02

Advisory Notice

  • It is recommended that Users use WiFi wherever possible in order to download updates. If you wish to use Cellular Mobile connection please note that downloading data over a Cellular Mobile Network (including when in a Roaming environment) may incur additional charges – check with your Network Provider should you have any concerns.

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So that’s all for the Nokia 2.1 Android 9 Pie update. If you have any queries feel free to ask your questions in the comment section.

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Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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