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Download/ Install Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 Android 9.0 Pie Update Manually [2.230]

Nokia 3.1 Plus is one of those devices, which sold like hot cakes recently. After the long time, Nokia had launched such a device in India, which is full-fledge package of specifications and even though sporting the affordable price. Dual Camera under Rs. 12000, makes it attractive and one of best device to buy under the price segment. Nokia has been fast enough to release Android 9.0 updates for their devices, as Android 9.0 update for Nokia 5 TA-1053 (2017), and Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118.

Recently HMD Global had announced the Roadmap for Nokia devices Android 9 Pie update, and it has been initially started with the release of Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 5.1 Plus. The news was shared by HMD Global executive on Twitter, and Nokia 5.1 Plus users has been receiving updates on their Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 devices.

The major drawback of expensive Android devices was that manufacturers could not be able to support devices generally after one, two or maximum three major operating system updates. But this has been not the case with HMD Global. Which has been stick to its promise of ‘Pure and Secure Android’ since its anticipation.

The OTA Android 9.0 update for Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 with version no. v2.230 is rolling out. It packs new features including new system navigation, settings menu and notifications, Adaptive Battery power prioritization for users most commonly used apps/services, Adaptive and optimized brightness levels, Predictive Application Actions, Google Security Patch 2019-01.


The Android 9.0 Pie Update v2.230 is rolling out for Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 users, and we have posted screenshot of the Pie update with version number 2.230. If you were waiting for the arrival of Android 9 Pie update for your  Nokia 5.1 Plus device, and you have not received it yet, then your wait ends here, as we have posted the Android 9 Stock ROM for Nokia 5.1 Plus here in this post, so you can just flash it manually, if OTA update didn’t shown yet.

Download Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 Android 9.0 Pie OTA Stock ROM Update

Caution: This update is only for Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 international variant, and must not be installed on any other variant under any circumstances.

Below is the download link Android 9 Pie update for the Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 variant:

Download Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 OTA Update Zip

Steps to Manually Update Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118/ TA-1053 to Android 9.0 Pie OTA Stock Firmware


Ensure to check your model number, which must be:

  • Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118

You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.

  • Phone Should be Charged

Your phone must be 70% charged at least, else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.

  • Back Up

If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.

Method 1- Through Dialer/ Phone App:

Step 1: We assume that you have downloded the OTA Zip from the pre-requisite section, and then proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Now, connect Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 device to the computer and copy and paste OTA Zip file to the root/ internal storage.

Step 3: Then, open dialer/ Phone app and dial the number


Step 4: Now, this will finish the update and then phone would get restarted, once the process completed.

Method 2- ADB Fastboot:


Download Universal ADB Drivers here (If your PC have already drivers installed then skip this)

Download platform-tools/ SDK Tools package from Android SDK on PC from here. (Android command line tools> SDK Tools package)

Step 1: Assuming you have already downloaded the platform-tools from Android SDK (SDK Manager) platform-tools on your PC. The platform-tools contains the required adb and fastboot binaries.

Step 2: Now, copy and paste the OTA Zip file to the folder where you have stored the ADB/ Fastboot files.

Step 3: Now, open the command prompt in computer/ ADB Terminal, and simply type the command:

adb devices

The device ID would be displayed after running this command, which verifies that connection between the device and PC has been established successfully.

Step 4: Next, its time to boot the device into fastboot mode. Boot your device into the fastboot mode by running this command in command prompt:

adb reboot bootloader

Step 5: Now, its turn to sideload the OTA zip file into the Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 device:

adb sideload path_to_zip/ 

Step 6: Now, tap the back button to return into the recovery menu. When the option appears, simply tap on the button “Reboot system now”.

That’s all, here we go. You have successfully upgraded your Nokia 3.1 Plus TA-1118 device with the Android 9.0 Update.


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