A week ago, the Taiwanese company has prepared the HTC 10 owners from Europe, promising to bring the Android 7.0 Nougat update to their devices in maximum two weeks. It seems that OTA update already started rolling out to the flagship in the UK, and in the next days, the HTC 10 Lifestyle and the HTC One M9 will enjoy the same treatment.
Many HTC One M9 owners from the UK have reported that the received the update that weighs in at 1.27 GB. This means that a wide release is about to begin, but only unlocked variants will have priority. It will take some time until Android 7.0 Nougat will hit carrier variants, but it will be worth the wait. There are users has mentioned that they received software version 2.41.709.3 (1.38GB), which contains important enhancements and bug fixes, support for VoLTE/VoWifi service, as well as the latest Android security update by Google. Soon, Nougat will make its way to the One A9 devices from Europe, as well.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Getting Android 7.0 Nougat Preview
After releasing this mid-range smartphone in India, Xiaomi has assured users that they will get of Android 7.0 Nougat in a few weeks. The final version isn’t ready yet, but those who want to install the beta preview version of the ROM (MIUI 8 version 7.1.19) is relatively stable and since it’s a “fastboot” method, it requires a PC or laptop running on Windows 10. Users will need to “unlock the bootloader” by heading to en.miui.com/unlock/ and clicking on unlock now, then sign in with their Mi Account. After their request will be approved, users will receive a message and the next thing they’ll do is to download the Mi Unlock app.
First of all, the MIUI ROM flashing tool will be downloaded from this location, then users will double click on it to start the installation of the tool on PC. The compatible ROM for the Snapdragon 625 version of the Redmi Note 4 will be found here. After it’s downloaded to PC, the file will be unzipped and inside the folder will be noticed a few files and a folder with the name “Images”.
Users will restart their phone and enter the fastboot mode by pressing and holding the volume down and power button at the same time, for a few seconds. While in fastboot, the phone will be connected to PC and users will run the Mi Unlock app. After that, they will open Open MiFlash tool, click on select on the top left and head to the folder location that was extracted on the desktop. After that, they will tap the Refresh button that appears on the right and they will see the downloaded ROM in the list. Then, they will select Clean all from the bottom of the screen, and click on the Flash button from the right. The flashing procedure will begin and when it will complete, users will receive a notification saying “Operation successfully completed”.
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