In October 2015, I said the Infinix Hot 2 Android 6.0 update was almost complete. Although, it was expected in the early weeks of November, it didn’t really happen as planned.
Few days after the new year, Google and Infinix Mobility have released the much awaited Infinix Hot 2 X510 Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.
I am going to show you how to install Android 6.0 on Infinix Hot 2 (Android One). The process is simple, I just need you to follow the instructions step by step. After installing, if you want to root Infinix Hot 2 X510 running Android 6.0, then you should also follow the guide on the link.
Install Android 6.0 Update On Infinix Hot 2 – Working Method
Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Infinix Hot 2 packs new features including RAM manager, Battery optimizer, the ability to migrate data to a microSD card, new APIs for contextual assistants and lots more.
For users who have not rooted/flashed their Infinx Hot 2.
- Go to “Settings”
- Locate “About Device”
- Tap “System Update”
Download the file and update automatically (OTA)
For users who have rooted their Infinix Hot 2, you cannot upgrade like a normal user. We need to go back to original state.
Hint: Back up your files before starting this process.
Flash Infinix Hot 2 stock rom and read the installation guides for VCom drivers and SP Flash Tool HERE
Flashing The Infinix Hot 2 (Step by Step)
- Download Android 6.0 and rename to update.zip
- Copy update.zip to the root of your SD Card
- Turn off your Infinix Hot 2 and boot to stock recovery mode
- Hold simueteanously Volume Up + Power Button to do so
- Depending on your device, use either Power Button or Volume Up/Down button to select “Apply update from SD card”
- Scroll to where the update.zip file is located and select with the Power Button.
At this point, you need to do nothing. The upgrade process will begin. Wait until the installation is complete so that the device would be rebooted.
Once your device has re-started, you should see Android 6.0 Marshmallow running.
That’s the much about it. The process should install Android 6.0 update on Infinix Hot 2 without any hassle.
UPDATE: March 24, 2016 – Linked a new guide to the article aimed at assisting users having issues. Thanks to one of our readers, @Stiiz who gave us the tip.
For guys who are still having issues trying to install Android 6.0 on Infinix Hot 2 X510, help can be found on this link. It is an update to what is available in the article. Cheers!