HMD Global finally released Android 12 update for Nokia 8.3 5G

The wait is finally over, the Android 12 update goes live for the Nokia 8.3 5G. For the record, the Nokia 8.3 5G was launched back in September 2020 with Android 10, last year, the mid-ranger received its first OS upgrade in the form of an Android 11 update. But the mid-ranger is eligible to receive two major OS upgrades. And now its a time for the second release, aka, the Android 12 update. The device has started receiving its second and final OS upgrade. Here you can check everything about Nokia 8.3 5G Android 12 update.

HMD Global started rolling out the new update to the Nokia 8.3 5G in a staged manner. For the time being, the OTA is weeding over the air in Finland, some users claim the rollout is also live in Germany, it will be available in other regions very soon. The new software hits the Nokia 8.3 5G with the V3.380 firmware version. As it is a major upgrade, it requires more data compared to the monthly security patches, you can use the WiFi network to download it if you have a limited mobile data plan.

Before moving ahead, let’s take a look at the new things coming with the Android 12 update. The new software comes with features like Privacy Dashboard, Accessibility Improvements, Conversation Widgets, enhanced security features, and other Android 12 essentials. Apart from that, the OTA will also bump up the monthly security patch version to April 2022. Here’s the complete list of changes mentioned in the changelog of the new update.

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Nokia 8.3 5G Android 12 update – Changelog

  • Notification
    • Software upgrade – Android 12 (V3.380)
  • What’s New
    • Privacy Dashboard: A clear and comprehensive view of when apps access your location, camera, or mic over the past 24 hours.
    • Accessibility Improvements: Designed to be even more accessible with new visibility features; Area magnification, Extra dim, Bold Text, and Grayscale.
    • Private Compute Core: Protect sensitive data in the Private Compute Core. A first-of-its-kind secure mobile environment.
    • Conversation Widgets: An all-new conversation widget puts the conversations with the people you care about front-and-center on your home screen.
    • Google Security Patch 2022-04

If you reside in France, then you can upgrade your Nokia 8.3 5G to Android 12, but if you live in a different region, then you will have to wait for a few more days. You may have already received the OTA notification on your Nokia 8.3 5G, if not, then you can head over to Settings > System > Software Update and upgrade your phone to Android 12. The update will also be available to pending users in the coming days.

Before updating your smartphone, make sure to take a backup of important data and charge your device to at least 50%.

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By Haneet Singh

Haneet is a passionate tech writer and a consumer. He loves tinkering with the newest tech - smartphones, wearables, laptops, smart TVs, and other smart home devices. For tips, you can connect Haneet at [email protected]

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