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Android Oreo Compatibility List

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LG
Sony
Huawei
Xiaomi

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Backup: One of the Essential Things Most
People Would Ignore

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Data loss may occurs during the updating process, like – message, contacts, calendar, apps, music , videos, etc. So it is necessary for you to make backup on SD card or on PC or on online backup service before upgrading operating system.

Note: Before upgrading to Oreo, do remember to make full preparations: full battery Full Battery free space Enough Free Space stable wi-fi connection Stable Wi-Fi Connection

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Official Ways for Different Mobile Phones to Backup Data

For Samsung Users

Use Smart Switch to backup your data on Samsung phones. This is a pretty good way for users to upgrade to Android Oreo.

How to Backup with Smart Switch
Download and install Smart Switch for PC or Mac.
1
Connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable.
2
Select the Backup items tab on the Smart Switch screen. Select the content types you would like to back up and then select OK.
3

NOTE: There are different versions of Smart Switch and it's not so easy to find the correct version for your old Android phone.
For LG Users

LG Bridge can backup your mobile devices LG Home screen, device settings, apps and contacts to your computer.

How to Backup with LG Bridge
Download the LG Bridge according to your operating system.
1
Unlock your device and connect to a PC using a USB cable
2
Open LG Bridge and select backup.
3

NOTE: You may be prompted to install drivers after connecting to your PC, these drivers are not needed for transferring files( drivers are used for connecting your phone as a modem).
For Google Users

Use Google Drive to back up content, data, and settings from your Pixel phone to your Google Account.

How to Backup with Google Drive
Open your device's Settings app.
1
Tap System > Backup
2
Turn Back up to Google Drive on or off.
3

NOTE: ​If you turn off automatic backup, you also delete the phone data and settings that you'd saved through automatic backup to this Google Account. This deletion includes app data, call history, device settings, and SMS messages.
For Sony Users

Use the Xperia™ Companion to back up data from your device to a PC or a Mac. You can back up contacts, call logs, SMS, calendar, settings, and media files.

How to Backup with Xperia™ Companion
Download and Install Xperia™ Companion.
1
Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable.
2
Open the Xperia™ Companion software if it is not automatically launched. The computer detects your device after a few moments.
3
Select Backup on the main screen. Follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from your device.
4

NOTE: There are some system requirements:
-Internet broadband connection
-Intel Pentium 4, or equivalent AMD processor
- 5 GB free hard disk space
-1 available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port and USB cable
For Huawei Users

There is always HiSuite, allowing you to save your data to your computer. Once you have upgraded your phone you can recover your data.

How to Backup with Huawei HiSuite
Run HiSuite on your computer desktop.
1
Go to Settings > Advanced settings .
2
Touch Security, and then turn on Allow HiSuite to use HDB. The phone can then connect to your computer.
3
Go to Settings > Apps > HiSuite. Touch Permissions and select the required app permissions.
4
Touch Home , then Back up , and then select a backup path and the data you want to back up.
5

NOTE: The system will prompt you to set a password. You can choose to set a password and then touch Next , or you can touch Skip to avoid setting a password.
For HTC Users

When you do a backup of your HTC phone, HTC Sync Manager names the backup file using the phone model.

How to Backup with HTC Sync Manager
Connect your phone to your computer.
1
In HTC Sync Manager, click Home > Transfer & Backup.
2
Under Backup and Restore: Choose whether to include media content from your phone in the backup. Choose whether to always back up your phone whenever you connect it to your computer.
3
Click Back up now.
4

NOTE: If this is your first time to back up your phone, choose whether to set a password for the backup file. Enter and confirm your password, and then click OK.

android oreo iconHow to Upgrade to Android Oreo

android oreo iconOption 1: OTA Update

Connect your phone to Wi-Fi, and navigate to the ‘Settings’ > "Phone Status".
Click ‘System Update’ and the phone scans for update. Wait for while while until the update is finally detected.
After the update is detected, click "Restart to update". Note that your phone will be restarted during the update.

See the full guide to flash Android Oreo with top 4 solutions.

android oreo iconOption 2: Flash with SD Card

Download the Oreo firmware from the internet and save to your SD card.
Rename the package "update.zip". Power off your phone and start it in recovery mode.
With the help of Volume Down key, you must now navigate to the option "Apply update from SD card".
Rename the package "update.zip". Power off your phone and start it in recovery mode.
Choose "update.zip" and press the Power key. Then the update will be installed after the reboot.

See the full guide to fix Android Oreo update problems

android oreo iconOption 3: Flash with Odin

Download the Odin tool. Then extract the firmware package to your computer. Extract the Odin package and install it.
Reboot your Samsung phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons).
Connect your phone to PC, and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin.
Add the firmware file to AP / PDA, while ensuring re-partition is NOT ticked.
Click the Start button and wait until the process completes.

See the full guide to flash Android Oreo Update for Samsung Note / S

android oreo iconOption 4: Install Oreo Launcher

Download the Oreo launcher APK to your phone.
Navigate to Settings > Security to enable Unknown Sources.
Install the Oreo Launcher APK.

See the full guide to flash Android Oreo with launcher

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