If you were waiting for the arrival of Android 7.1 Nougat on your Wiko Wim Lite, then here is a good news. Those who were wondering to install the latest Stock ROM Firmware on your device, can now rejoice as they can flash the latest software on their device.
Wiko has officially released the Stock Android 7.1 Nougat or the Wiko Wim Lite. The Android 7.1 Nougat is latest, and predecessor to the about to be released, Android 8.0 O software. The Official Nougat Firmware comes with the various Bug fixes, Security patches, and improve overall stability of the device.
So, if you own a Wiko Wim Lite, you can install the latest update for your device, which comes with WIM_Lite_V18, and is based on Android 7.1 Nougat. The update often aims to increase system stability and increase the performance of the device, as well as adding new features.
All Wiko Wim Lite owners may already received the OTA Update notification on their device. You might be already aware of the fact that Android Team fixes the vulnerabilities found in the operating system time to time, and releases the updates on timely manner. The OEMs, then push the Security Updates with patched/ fixed Android vulnerabilities in the form of OTA and Stock ROM updates. Updating your smartphone through OTA Firmware update do not delete the data.
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In the below guide, we will be guiding you step by step process to flash/ install latest WIM_Lite_V18 Android 7.1 Nougat on Wiko Wim Lite. The download link for this Stock ROM has been added to the pre-requisite section. You can simply flash the Stock Firmware .pac file manually through SPD Flash Tool, if you have not received it through the OTA update.
Android Version: Android 7.1 Nougat
UI Version: Stock
Firmware Versions: WIM_Lite_V18
Model: Wiko Wim Lite
Release Date: September
Android security patch level: August
Status: – Official
Disclaimer: AndroidWeblog.com covers although everything in a very neat and a processed manner so that our readers get exactly what they want, still there are meager chances of basic issues that may arise out of the listed steps here. Hence it is in sole interest of the user to follow the steps very cautiously so as to stay away from any mishappenings with your device.
Updating or flashing the Stock ROM firmware or Custom ROM firmware updates certainly without any doubt comes with risk to brick device. If you brick the device, while upgrading the firmware of your smartphone, then kindly be in touch with the Official Service center of Wiko near your location. AndroidWeblog.com in no way will be held responsible for warranty void or your bricked device.
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Ensure to check your model number, which must be:
- Wiko Wim Lite
You must have to ensure that prior to updating 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 atleast else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.
- Back Up
If you are updating your phone to Stock ROM or Custom ROM firmware, then, 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.
- Enable USB Debugging
You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.
Downloads For updating Wiko Wim Lite
Download Latest Drivers for your Wiko Smartphone
Download Latest version of QPST/QFIL Tool from here.
Download WIM_Lite_V18 update for Wiko Wim Lite based on Android 7.1 Nougat from here.
How to update Wiko Wim Lite to WIM_Lite_V18 Android 7.1 Nougat via OTA (Over the air)
Note: For this method, you won’t need to download any file mentioned in pre-requisite section of this article. You can directly follow the below steps, if you prefer the OTA method.
You can directly check the latest version of firmware/ software available for your device, Wiko Wim Lite by navigating to:
Settings > About Device > Software Updates
When a new software update is available for your device, the notifications panel will display the software update message. Just you need to pull down the notification bar, and then press ‘Software Update’, and this will begin the upgrade process of device Wiko Wim Lite to latest WIM_Lite_V18, based on Android 7.1 Nougat.
If in-case you have not received the software update, then just follow the below guides, to flash firmware (.pac) manually through either below guide. No matter which method you prefer, however, OTA is safer method to upgrade your device. But in case you prefer upgrading your device manually, then just carefully follow our below guide step by step.
How to Manually update Wiko Wim Lite to WIM_Lite_V18 Android 7.1 Nougat
Step 1: Below steps are compelled, assuming that you have already downloaded the QPST Tools, and the required drivers along with the Firmware (Stock ROM), as mentioned in the prerequisite section above. If you have down so already, then let’s proceed to the next step.
Step 2: Now extract the QFIL Tool zipped file into a folder, then navigate to the same folder. Now, run the file ‘QFIL’ tool from the extracted folder.