Nokia has now started to update Nokia 3 with Android 8.0 Oreo beta upgrade. The new version of Android, Android 8.0 Oreo update is available to download as build V3.220, if you are already a user of Beta program called Nokia Phone Beta Labs. Nokia provided the Android 8.0 Oreo beta update first for the company’s latest flagship and then for Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 7 and now for Nokia 3.
The Android 8.0 Oreo V3.220 for Nokia 3 is weighing around 1.7 GB. The update comes with new dark and light themes which can change according to the wallpaper. Along with that the pixel 2 launcher, redesigned power Menu, current shutdown and reboot animation, round status bar icons and revamped settings are included in the Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade for Nokia 3.
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You can quickly register yourself with the Nokia beta program, and then the update will arrive on the device within a few hours following the registration. If you are deciding not to take Oreo Android 8.0 beta upgrade after registering to the Nokia beta program, you can merely deregister yourself from the program to continue on the Android Nougat update until Android Oreo gets stable. If you are not able to patiently wait for the beta update to get stable, then you can just sign in to the site and register yourself online, and the update will be arriving onto your device within 12 hours following the registration.
To register for Nokia Android 8.0 Oreo beta program from Nokia phone beta Labs you must have a working Nokia 3 unit. Then you must visit the link provided on the site and just register yourself for an account. You will be then asked to validate your device’s IMEI number along with the carrier.
The picture in picture, notification dots, update to Google security patch 2018- 2, Google play protect security scans, autofill passwords, and faster boot up are the new features included in Android 8.0 Oreo. Downloading of Android 8.0 Oreo beta upgrade is only available via Wi-Fi connection. Being a beta version, you have to backup your user data before downloading this build, to avoid the potential data loss. You can also revert to Android Nougat, but all the user data will be erased on downgrading.