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Jul 28, 2017


How to Upgrade Infinix Hot 4 X557 to Android 7.0 Nougat (Official OTA Update)

As Infinix Mobility earlier promised; they've at last fulfilled their promise and released the official Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Infinix Hot 4 X557 users via OTA (Over The Air). This official update is coming after few months of the Beta 2 update was released but via TF Card method.

Now, Infinix Hot 4 X557 users can now download and install Android 7.0 Nougat update Over the Air without the need to flash with a PC using a software like SP Flash tool or installing via TF Card method.

Below are the features of Infinix Hot 4 X557 Nougat update and also, I've provided a simple guide on how to install this update on your Infinix Hot 4 X557 and feel the new OS.

Features of Infinix Hot 4 X557 7.0 Nougat Update

  • Upgrade from Marshmallow to Nougat.
  • Supports Split screen by long pressing recent button for partial apps.
  • Brand new pull down button added.
  • Horizontal swipe added to change wallpapers in Magazine lockscreen interface.
  • Now supports XOS 2.2
  • Brand new Music 2.0 added and to optimized the interface display.
  • Optimized system stability and performance while fixing other issues.
  • Explore more.

Steps to Upgrade Infinix Hot 4 X557 to Nougat 7.0 Via OTA (over the air)

Before you proceed, make sure your phone is not rooted (kindly unroot if it's rooted) and make sure you have at least 50% battery charged.

Now follow the below steps:

>> Go to Settings from your phone.
>> Tap on "About Phone".
>> Tap on "System Update".
>> Now, tap on "Download and Install".
>> Then wait for the download to complete
>> Finally, tap on Install
>> Your phone will reboot and welcome you with the new interface of Android 7.0 Nougat.

Make sure you have a strong network and at least 2GB data to download the update or better still, connect to an unlimited Wi-Fi connection. 

Congratulations, you have successfully upgraded your phone from Marshmallow to Android Nougat. Enjoy!

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  1. Wow this is nice and thanks for the update

  2. Wow..... Thanks for the update.

  3. hafeez29/7/17

    Its been 2days that have been upgrading my phone, its not moving. 2% for two days and its going to 100%. Help me out bro. Thus am using Airtel to brows

    1. The update is about 1.5GB. So you need to exercise patient while it download. And you need a fast network to boost the download.

      You can minimize the download and do other things with your phone.

    2. 😂.. I actually used your settings for Tweakware and it took me just 45minutes...sadly enough,the entclass vpn disconnects.. And the interface isn't user friendly.. 😔

    3. More free browsing are coming. Stay tuned.

    4. I upgrade once the get to 100% it stop an show me error and i did again another and the same thing error again for the second times now.

    5. What does the error says?

  4. Nice but the MB is required to do it is too much

  5. Nice. No need of all the space tool is. Nobody got time for that

  6. sir how I know my phone is rooted or not rooted

    1. Then you haven't rooted your phone. Your phone is not rooted.

  7. Apart from the split screen, And speed, i see no advantage Of upgrading.. Few system apps were removed.. No pre-installed fonts.. Nd d split screen only support few apps nd the apps are mainly the dumb apps.. The update is rekt..

  8. Nice one from infinix. Very sad because my Infinix hot 4 was stolen last week.

  9. Replies
    1. I haven't received any similar compliant. Maybe it's from the phone. If you still wish to upgrade the phone, you can use the Beta 2 update via TF Card method Here.

  10. festus michael30/7/17

    I already upgraded mine via tf card two months ago but i received the ota too should i still upgrade my phone via ota ??

    1. If you wish to update the software, fine; reason why you got an OTA update was because the Beta version is different from the official version.

  11. 1.5gb Nawa o... na 1 full month sub be dat o

    1. Uhnn.. Wat can dat do.. Can't last two weeks..

  12. Anonymous5/8/17

    Do you know if the Nougat update for SD will support Infinix hot 4 lite?

    1. I don't think it will be compatible with the device.

  13. Thanks for this inspiring article