Update Guides

How To Update ZTE Axon 7 To Android 8.0 Oreo Official Firmware

If you are the owner of ZTE Axon 7 and wondering what the smartphone would receive the official Android 8.0 Oreo update, then yes the wait is over, you can now download and install the latest  Android Oreo update. The ZTE Axon 7 is one of the lucky devices that got all its updates on time. Recently we have shared Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update for ZTE Axon 7 and now you can get the experience of Android 8.0 Oreo OS officially. This latest official update comes with all the features from Android Oreo along with MiFavor 5.2. In this guide, we’ll tell you that how to update ZTE Axon 7 To Android 8.0 Oreo Official firmware.

Also, the update brings many new changes, improvements and features like better security and feature enhancements, improvements in connectivity, Webview improvements, The Picture in Picture mode, Better gesture control, more adaptive icons, New Keyboard features and much more. The Android 8.0 Oreo update for ZTE Axon 7 is a leaked version which is shared by XDA user asderdd, through this OTA file, you can easily install Android 8.0 Oreo update on ZTE Axon 7 manually. The Android 8.0 Oreo update will soon roll out via OTA for all users.

The ZTE is always believed to work very hard when it comes to provide the latest Android OS updates to their devices. This latest official update is compatible with A2017G and A2017U models. The Android 8.0 Oreo update is stable, smoothly run on your device, and you can use it as a daily driver. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing Android 8.0 Oreo official update on your ZTE Axon 7 then go ahead and follow the given steps.

How To Update ZTE Axon 7 To Android 8.0 Oreo Official Firmware 1


This guide containing the Official  Android 8.0 Oreo update can be used for the Axon 7  device only. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. It is recommended to check the model number of your device first.


AndroidBlog will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your ZTE Axon 7 device during or after the installation of Official Android 8.0 Oreo Update. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on the ZTE Axon 7 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the ZTE Axon 7 USB Drivers
  • on the PC.
  • Make sure that the battery level of the device is above 80% before going ahead.

Steps to update ZTE Axon 7 to Official Firmware Android 8.0 Oreo:

Step No 1: – First, download the Android 8.0 Oreo official Update file from above link and rename it to OTA.zip

Step No 2: Connect your Axon 7 to your PC/laptop.

Step No 3: – Move the Android 8.0 Oreo firmware files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.

Step No 4: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.

Step No 5: – Navigate to the Recovery main menu and tap on the “Apply update” button. Select the firmware.ZIP file that you have already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card on the phone.

Step No 6: –  The installation process will be initiated, so wait for the installation to be completed.

Done! You have successfully installed the Official update Android 8.0 Oreo on Axon 7.

Bhatti Junaid

He continuously writes tech articles and development code. Also, appreciates excellent food, exceptional coffee and great company. He has written 266 guides and other posts.

Related Articles

One Comment

  1. hi, it does’nt work on A2017G. I tried it several times, renamed the .7z file, turn it to .zip, renamed as update.zip etc. System does not accept the update file.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button