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 users in India has been receiving updates on their Nokia 5 TA-1053 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.
We have managed to get change log through a user ‘Deepak’, and we are here posting the same for you. The OTA Android 9.0 update for Nokia 5 TA-1053 with version no. v6.12E is rolling out, and it is 1.68GB 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:
It gives me immense pleasure to announce that Nokia 5 (2017) has just been updated to Android 9 Pie! Nokia Phones truly get better over time! pic.twitter.com/HbwKxilXc8
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) January 24, 2019
The Android 9.0 Pie Update v6.12E is rolling out for Nokia 5 TA-1053 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 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 here in this post, so you can just flash it manually, if OTA update didn’t shown yet.
Download Nokia 5 (2017) Android 9.0 Pie OTA Stock ROM Update
Below is the download link Android 9 Pie update for the Nokia 5 TA-1053 variant:
Steps to Manually Update Nokia 5 (2017)/ TA-1053 to Android 9.0 Pie OTA Stock Firmware
Ensure to check your model number, which must be:
- Nokia 5 TA-1053
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 TA-1053 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 TA-1053 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 TA-1053 device with the Android 9.0 Update.