Nokia 6 Refreshes With July Security Patch With Improvements

Nokia 6

HMD Global has rolled out July security update for the Nokia 6 smartphone for customers based in China. The company took tech enthusiasts by surprise when they rolled out the patch for users in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Nokia had pushed the July update well before Google released it for the Pixel owners.

With build number 00CN_3_31A, the July security update for Nokia 6 measures 380MB. However, you need to free up 469MB to download and install the update. In addition to the regular patches under the label 2017.7, the latest round of update also resolves a bug associated with the camera when the phone is used with the Arabic language.

After the installation of the update, you can expect enhanced performance and stability. Nokia has released fixes for all the existing bugs reported by customers. According to a report published by NokiaPowerUser, the July security update also includes optional support for Google Play Services.

Nokia 6 July Security Patch

If you are using Nokia 6 in China, you will not be able to work with Google Play Store by default. However, after you install the July update you will be able to download and work with the Play Store. the update provides access to Google Play Services, which is a vital component for the management of the Google Play Store.

Nokia has pushed the update in a phased manner via OTA. Hence, it will take few days for the new update to hit your handsets. You can also manually verify the presence of the update by tapping the Settings icon. You should establish connectivity with Wi-Fi and charge the handset to full capacity before proceeding to download and install the update.

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