Nokia 7 Plus received Android P Developer Preview Beta 4.1 before the release of Android 9.0 Pie. The most recent update brings software variant with the version number 3.190.
The update comes after HMD Global released Android P Developer Preview 5 (Beta 4). The new software form brings the September Android security update. The changelog of the most recent over-the-air (OTA) update doesn't uncover any improvements over the older Beta 4.
The Nokia 7 Plus is one of the early handsets which is a part of Google's Android P Beta program, which intends to deliver faster updates to the device.
Android P Developer Preview Beta 4.1 changelog shows the update to bring a new system navigation, settings menu, and notifications and additionally Google's Adaptive Battery control for all the most used apps and services. The Adaptive Battery control finds out which of the apps or services is draining the battery, letting you stop them.
These are the center Android Pie features that are as of now accessible for the Nokia 7 Plus through the past Android P Developer Preview assembles. Moreover, there is the September Android security fix.
You have to enroll on Nokia's developer website to get this latest OTA update. You can also flash the update as a ROM onto your device by downloading it. The update's pictures are available on the company's website. It must be noted that the update will have all of your user data wiped. It's highly recommended that before you begin with the update, you make an external backup of all your user data that you may lose.
After you've downloaded the ROM files from the Nokia website, reboot your Nokia 7 Plus to the recovery mode, after which you can hit the factory reset button. From that point forward, you have to sideload the ROM file through ADB to update your device.
Android P brings a whole lot of new features such as gesture navigation, a new screenshot tool, images in message preview, text selection magnification, a new material design, among others.
Additionally, for other popular devices, you can download the unofficial Android P update through custom ROMs that are made by developers, mostly on the XDA platform.