Nokia 5.1 Plus had been a great success for the company along with Nokia 6.1 Plus, as both devices launched at almost similar time frame. The Android 9 Pie update has also been launched for original Nokia 5, i.e. Nokia 5 TA-1053 (2017), and to be followed by other devices shortly, including Nokia 3.1 Plus, as per roadmap released by the company.
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 5.1 Plus TA-1102 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 5.1 Plus TA-1102 with version no. v2.09B is rolling out, and it is 1214.4MB (1.2GB) in size. 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.
We have hereby shared tweet by Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global:
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) December 27, 2018
The Android 9.0 Pie Update v2.09B is rolling out for Nokia 5.1 Plus TA-1102 users, and we have posted screenshot of the Pie update with version number 6.12E. 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 5.1 Plus TA-1102 Android 9.0 Pie OTA Stock ROM Update
Below is the download link Android 9 Pie update for the Nokia 5.1 Plus TA-1102 variant:
Steps to Manually Update Nokia 5.1 Plus TA-1102/ TA-1053 to Android 9.0 Pie OTA Stock Firmware
Ensure to check your model number, which must be:
- Nokia 5.1 Plus TA-1102
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 5.1 Plus TA-1102 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:
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 5.1 Plus TA-1102 device:
adb sideload path_to_zip/36779764279b6751959cc6709d7d16a1ed7ed1f7.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 5.1 Plus TA-1102 device with the Android 9.0 Update.