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Nokia 7 Plus Android P OTA Bizarrely Sets Users Back To Oreo

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

A recent OTA update pushed out to Nokia 7 Plus users on the Android P Beta is apparently sending user devices back to Android Oreo. In a bizarre twist, the OTA is appearing as an update to the handset's Android Security Patch level, claiming to update that to June 2018. That's according to a slew of user complaints posted to the official support site for the HMD Global-built devices. Interestingly, the system reverting to Android 8.1 Oreo isn't at all the only problem being reported either. Issues range from complete phone failure via system freezes on bootup to a complete breakdown in versioning. Manually attempting to reapply the Beta package is said to fail because the newly installed package is a newer timestamp than the beta. That rules out sideloading but rolling back the update manually also doesn't seem to work for any users on the board.
As of this writing, a complete factory reset using the device's recovery menu seems to be the only viable option for those that are able to boot past the initial...

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