Android Oreo 8.1 Update For Essential Phone Is Now Live


Back in January Essential revealed that the phone won’t be getting Android Oreo 8.0 update due to some stability issues and instead the device will directly get the version 8.1 with all the issues resolved. And now keeping its word the company officially rolling out the long-awaited Oreo v8.1 update.

 Essential via a tweet on Twitter confirmed this –

The update is rolling over-the-air as we speak so will take time to reach every unit. Those who are impatient can manually check for the update by heading over to the Setting’s menu of the device.

Also Read: Essential Phone Getting February Security Update



Before downloading the update make sure your device is charged up to 80 percent and is connected to a decent internet connection.


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