Nokia has started seeding out the August 2020 Security Patch update for Nokia 2.1, 2.3, 3, 8.1 and 9 Pureview smartphones. The updates are rolling out limitedly and already many users have started getting it. Follow below for device and the Firmware versions.

Nokia 2.1, 2.3, 3, 8.1 and 9 Pureview receiving August 2020 Security Patch update

The update for Nokia 2.3 is spinning out only in Bangladesh and Nokia 8.1 update is currently limited to Egypt only. As the update is already live in selected countries, it doesn’t take much time to release in all other countries too.

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What’s new?

Apart from the August 2020 Security Patch, Nokia has not included any new features to the device. So, the Security patch updates usually include fixes for known issues, optimizations and improvements. This update is only meant to increase the Security Patch level of the smartphone.

Alike all the other updates, it is also seeding out in a stagged manner. So, it generally takes a couple of days to reach all the units. Meanwhile, follow below to check the update status manually.

How to update?

  • At first, unlock your device and head to Settings.
  • Now, navigate Software updates and check for the updates.

In case, if you have got the update, then update it to increase your device Security Patch level. Otherwise, please wait until you get it. Also, follow the below steps before going ahead with this update


  • Make sure to maintain at least 60% of charging before updating.
  • Switch over to a WiFi network to avoid carrier data charges.

Related: Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G & Ultra 5G gets August 2020 Security Patch update.


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