Many phone manufacturers are currently rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for their users, Infinix is part of them as Hot 4 and Zero 4 Plus has received theirs. I wonder what Tecno is still waiting for.
Now, Gionee S6s has started to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update and many attests that the version makes their phone more faster, quick multitasking, increased performance and many more.
This update is only available to India users and do not worry, you will be able to install the update in Nigeria with any of these methods.
Features of Nougat Update for Gionee S6s
- Split screen added.
- Watch YouTube videos in floating screen.
- Google GMS updated.
- Saavn, Truecaller, Facebook and Gionee Xender updated.
- Child mode, moodwallpaper, Gstore and Uc browser updated.
- Added virus detection in video manager.
- Smart eye protection feature added.
- AmiWeather updated with new theme
- Updated Android 7.0 version with Amigo 4.0
- Enjoy common video player for YouTube videos and local videos.
- Discover yourself in Selfiestan.
- Added album and alphabetic search features in music.
- Added location and timestamp in mood photo camera mode.
- Beautified mode can now be used in WhatsApp and messenger.
- Gallery, Clock, Calculator, Notes, Theme park and System manager updated.
- Explore more.
Methods in Updating Gionee S6s to 7.0 Nougat
Before you proceed, make sure you unroot your phone, back up your files, and battery fully charged to at least 50% and above.
Method 1: Flash India Gionee S6s Marshmallow 6.0 ROM – In this method, you just have to flash or install India Gionee S6s marshmallow stock ROM using SP flash tool in order to receive the official 7.0 Nougat update, since the update is only for India users. Note that Stock ROM is the original version of your phone.
Just download India 6.0 marshmallow stock ROM update and after successful flash using this guide (to flash stock ROM), you will immediately receive the official Nougat update via Settings>>About phone>>System update and the update is 2GB.
Method 2: Upgrade Directly – You just have to download the Gionee S6s Stock Nougat update file by clicking here and use SP flash tool to install the update into your phone. See guide on how to use SP flash tool to install it.
Method 3: Using Gionee S6s Beta Nougat – You can upgrade to Nougat on Gionee S6s by using Beta Nougat update which can be downloaded by clicking here (1.8GB) (move the file to your SD card).
Then, after successful download, go to Settings>>About phone>>System update and tap on “Local file upgrade” at the upper right side.
Locate the file you downloaded earlier and select it to upgrade. Ensure you have stable internet connection.
Method 4: Gionee Service Centre Upgrade – If you have the Official Gionee S6s Nougat file update, probably from friends or elsewhere, kindly go to any Gionee service centre and ask them to upgrade your phone to Nougat.
Method 5: Upgrade Normally – If you are in Nigeria, you can always check for update via Settings>>About phone>>System update and when 7.0 Nougat is available, tap on “download and install”, wait for installation to complete, and it will reboot you to your Nougat interface. Enjoy!
These are the methods currently used in upgrading Gionee S6s to Nougat update. The official update not yet available in Nigeria only the Beta version which might have some bugs because is still in developing stage.
Helpful? Encounter any problems? Kindly ask more questions and if it works for you, kindly share your experience!