Many Android smartphones have been adopting the Android 7 Nougat operating system, and Infinix phones are not exempted in this. However, while we wait for the OTA upgrade to Android 7 Nougat on our Infinix phone, you can upgrade to Android 7 manually by quickly downloading and installing the upgrade within some seconds, meaning you can update to it without jumping through too many hoops.
The released Nougat upgrades are only available for these Infinix model; Infinix Note 3, Note 3 Pro, Infinix Zero 4, Infinix Zero 4 Plus, Infinix HOT 4 3G, Infinix HOT 4 Pro, Hot S, and Infinix S2.
Infinix Zero 4
X555-H538B1-N-170331V86 TF Card, Flashtool
Note 3/Note 3 Pro
Zero 4 Plus Beta 2
Hot S Beta 3
X521-J5088A1C1-N-170602V34 Check here
X521-J5088E1G1-N-170602V34 Check here
X522-H539C1-N-170411V62 TFcard, Flashtool
Hot4 3G (16+2)
Hot4 Pro 4G (16+2)
X556-H371A1-N-170517V33 TFcard update
GM : 20th of July
Note: To install through your sdcard, use the TFcard download link, and to install via SPflashtool or infinix flashtool, use the flashtool download link.
How to install Using TFcard Method (Phone)
For the purpose of first timer, get a clean SD card and placed the downloaded Android 7.0 ROM inside
- Press your menu key and go to system update
- Choose update from the local option
- Choose the version you downloaded to your SDcard and click on install
- Your device will reboot and start upgrading to Android 7.0 nougat
How to install Using Flashtool Method (PC)
Visit here to learn how to update Infinix phones to Android 7.0 Nougat using a PC.
Warning: Back up your files before starting this process. You should also note that you are doing this at your own risk, TechLector won’t be held responsible for any brick, damage whatsoever mistakes made during this process of using these upgrade method, everything will go perfectly fine if well followed. Having agreed, you can proceed. So you are warned! Lol, am not trying to scare you but take it seriously.
Those of you that have Nougat OS running on your Infinix phones already, what has been your experience so far?