If you have recently purchased the Nothing Phone 2a and are looking for latest software update and installation guide, you have come to the right place. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to set up your new phone.

Nothing Technology has released Nothing OS 2.5.5 update for its Nothing Phone 2a with significant enhancements to the camera and April security patches. Better camera color saturation, optimized blur accuracy in Portrait Mode, as well as overall clarity and enhanced camera loading speed are the main highlights of this update.


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The update just weighs 91MB in size and it fixes many bugs, including an issue where the Night Light feature was ineffective on the lock screen and compatibility issues with some third-party launchers. Below are the full changelog and installation instruction of this update.

Nothing OS 2.5.5 update changelog

What is New in Nothing OS 2.5.5 for Phone 2a


  • Improved camera color saturation.
  • Optimized blur accuracy in Portrait Mode, as well as overall clarity.
  • Enhanced camera loading speed.

General improvements

  • Updated to April Security Patch.
  • Optimized the Google Assistant wake-up experience.
  • Optimized pop-up view animations to feel more fluid.
  • Increased overall smoothness.
  • Optimized overall gaming experience and performance.

Bug fixes

  • Resolved compatibility issues with some third-party launchers.
  • Fixed stability issues with WiFi and Bluetooth connections.
  • Fixed an issue where the Night Light feature was ineffective on the lock screen.
  • Optimized the overall stability of the system.

Download and Install Nothing OS 2.5.4 OTA Update on Phone 2a

Note that EEA and Global variants of Phone 2a have the same firmware now as they have been unified (Codenames Pacman for Global, Europe and India). Download Nothing OS 2.5.5 OTA update (link coming)

  1. First, create a folder named “ota” (without the quotes) at the root of the internal storage.
  2. Now, save the downloaded OTA update ZIP file the newly created “ota” folder.
  3. Now, open the phone app and Dial ?#?#682#?#
  4. It will launch an offline update tool. The tool will scan for an OTA file from internal storage and install it.
  5. If the tool cannot find the file, browse for the OTA package and select it.
  6. The update wizard will apply the update. Reboot the device and you are on the latest firmware.

That’s it! You have successfully installed latest version of Nothing OS update and set up your Nothing Phone 2a. Enjoy using your new device!

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