Sunday, 5 March 2017

update infinix note 3 X601 to android 7.0 nougat

If you are one of the owners of infinix note 3 X601, the official and latest android 7.0 termed nougat will soon hit your phones via ota soon. infinix says there is an overall optimization and really focused on power saving features. Well if you are not patient enough and want this update right away on your device,you can update using any of the methods below.

Update infinix note 3 X601 to android 7.0 nougat using sdCard
Download the TFcard update from link below

For X601-H536A1 devices
Tcard Pack H536 N A1

X601-H537A1 devices
Tcard Pack H537 N A1

When you download the zip package above, copy to root of sdCard with at least 4GB free space.
Now boot device into recovery mode by holding volume up and power button for about 3secs.
When you are in recovery mode menu, select update from zip.
Select the zip package you copied to sdCard
Now wait for the update process to complete. Usually takes about 10 - 15 mins
When its done, reboot phone.
First boot after this process usually takes longer than normal.

Update infinix note 3 X601 to android 7.0 nougat via sp flash tool
Download the android N sp flash tool package from the link below


Download, MTK VCOM USB drivers from here

Download, latest SP Flash Tool from here

Launch Flashtool inside the extracted folder

Click on scatter loader button
Select the scatter file inside the stock ROM folder of the device you want to flash
Select Firmware Upgrade from drop down menu
Click Download Button
Now turn off and connect your device to PC
Wait for flashing process to complete
Reboot device
For a more detail guide with video and pictures on how to use SP Flash Tool, click here
You can also use other tools like WiseLinkSP Multiport Download, Miracle Box, Volcano, Infinity CMII etc to flash this device

As of now there will still be some bugs which I know will be taken care of in subsequent updates. Kudos to infinix for listening to their fans.

If you tried this update on your device, leave your experiences in the comment section

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