Install If You Want It Right Now
The Android 8.1 update is live, but the update isn't rolling out Over-the-Air just yet. We expect the roll out to take place over the month of December.
If you don't want to wait for Google and your carrier to deploy Android 8.1, you don't have to. You can install Android 8.1 right now if you want to.
If you're dealing with issues that simply can't wait or if you want the changes (fixes, enhancements, patches) ASAP, you'll want to manually install Android 8.1 on your phone.
We've put together a guide that will take you through the manual installation process. It will take some time so make sure you set aside 30 minutes or more to get the job done.
If any of the instructions seem complicated to you, you're better off waiting for Android 8.1 to arrive via your device Settings.
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