Essential has proved itself really good in dropping latest beta updates just behind Google, but today it even stepped ahead. Just minutes after Google announced the Android 9.0 Pie official name and stable release for it’s latest OS update, Essential Phone PH-1 started getting the update even before Google Pixel phones get it. The stable Android 9.0 Pie update for Essential Phone is now released as build PPR1.180610.091 if you are already running Android P Beta then you might be getting the OTA notification anytime now. Just read the complete guide to see the process to download and install Android 9.0 Pie update on your device.
Android 9.0 Pie PPR1.180610.091 for Essential:
Finally Stable Android Pie update head towards the Essential Phone PH-1, bringing in goodies of latest firmware including much improved UI, adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, gesture based navigation, rotation suggestion, revamped notifications and a lot more. Read the firmware details below.
Device Name: Essential Phone
Device Model: PH-1
OS update: Android 9.0 Pie
Build number: PPR1.180610.091
Android Security Patch Level: August 1, 2018
How to install Android 9.0 Pie PPR1.180610.091 on Essential Phone PH-1
The update is heading to the eligible devices, if you think your device is un-rooted then the OTA is heading to your phone anytime soon. If you think you got zero patience in your DNA then head to the process mentioned below.
Tap the Settings icon in the apps drawer.
In the Setting menu, head to the “About phone” section.
Now select tap on “System updates” and check for the available system updates.
Tap on Download if it notifies you of the update, and let is install automatically.
As we mentioned above that only stock un-rooted device is eligible for the update, don’t waste your device waiting for the OTA if your device is rooted, it will never gonna happen you need to switch to manual firmware installation.
Note: If you get OTA update right on your device, then before installing the update it is mandatory to charge your device minimum at 60% to avoid shut down. Good Luck 🙂
Download the full update: Grab it here