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How To Upgrade Infinix Note 5 and Note 5 Stylus to Android 9.0 Pie

This post contains the guide on how to upgrade Infinix Note 5 and Note 5 Stylus to Android 9.0 Pie. If you own the Infinix Note 5 or Note 5 Pro (The one with the stylus) then you’re in luck as the new and latest Android version is ready for your device. If you don’t already know, the two aforementioned devices are part of the Android One Project meaning that the device runs on an unmodified version of the Android operating system. Asides that, Google themselves are also committed to providing consistent user experience as well as improved security for Android One devices with the monthly security patches and two major updates for all android one devices.

Upgrade Infinix Note 5 and Note 5 Stylus to Android 9.0 pie

Since the Infinix Note 5 and Note 5 Pro ships with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box, it will, by Google’s Android One standard, Get an Android 9.0 Pie Update (which it is already getting) and also the next Android Version with the monthly security patches in between.

Now, before a new Android version becomes available it has to go through beta testing to make sure everything is okay and working with no bugs. For this process, some users of the device will have to volunteer to use the beta version of the new version of the operating system while they check for bugs and report if they find any. This process has been done and dusted and the stable version of Android 9.0 Pie for Infinix Note 5 and Note 5 Pro, the one without bugs, is now ready to be used and if you own a unit of the device then you too can upgrade by following the steps below.

How To Upgrade Infinix Note 5 and Note 5 Stylus to Android 9.0 Pie

Before you update, you’ll need to check some boxes.

  • Your device battery must be above 80%
  • This process won’t wipe your device but you should back up your important files just in case.
  • Make sure you have enough data for the download and also enough space on your internal memory for the update.

Once all the above requirements have been met, you can now go ahead and follow the steps below to update your Infinix Note 5 or Note 5 Stylus.

  1. On your phone’s home screen, Look for the Settings Icon/App and Click on it. Alternatively, you can pull down the notification Panel and Click on the gear Icon to access the Settings Menu.
  2. Scroll down to About Phone, Click on it and on the Next page, Select System Update.
  3. This should automatically check for updates provided you’re connected to the internet and should bring out the Android 9.0 Pie update.
  4. Download the update and Install. This should take a couple of minutes and your phone will reboot during this process.
  5. Once it boots back up, your device will be running the latest Android Operating System – Android 9.0 Pie.

If you don’t get the notification to update after checking for an update in the system update then the update hasn’t been rolled out to your device yet.

Obodo David
Obodo David
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  1. What if by clicking on system update my phone is unable to “automatically” check for the latest version i.e. android pie?
    What could be the reasons? N how can i still get the update??
    My phone model is INFINIX NOTE5
    IMEI NO. 911619808083369