Infinix Hot 5 Lite (X559) receives X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117 Nougat bug fix OTA update

Infinix Hot 5 Lite recently received a bug fix update taking its Build Number from X559-H8015AB-N-170818V107 to X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117. This is obviously just a bugfix update and not a version update to Android 8 (Oreo).

Features of the X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117 update

Fixed issues:

  1. Fixed the translation issues of Spanish
  2. Fixed the issue where the video taking preview and video generating was lagging
  3. Fixed the issue where the search history of Phoenix Browser could not be cleared
  4. Fixed Phone reported errors issue
  5. Fixed the issue where the Carrier Tunisie Telecom lacked a parameter of MMS
  6. Fixed Instagram issue where the preview and generating video interfaces was lagging

Optimized issue:

  1. Optimized the Lucid power saving scheme

Added Functions:

  1. Added Jamaica as the country option in startup interface
  2. Added Jamaica APN parameters
  3. Updated Palmplay
  4. Updated GMS package to R9

Steps to update to the Infinix Hot 5 Lite X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117 bug fix update

There are three methods you could opt for:

  1. Over The Air (OTA) method
  2. Tcard method (Tcard_update_X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117)
  3. SP Flash tool method (X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117)

OTA Method

  • If you’ve rooted your Infinix Hot 5 Lite then ensure to unroot it by flashing the Infinix X559 Hot 5 Lite stock rom using SP Flash tool
  • Ensure the phone’s battery is well charged
  • If you got an update notification on your notifications bar then simply slide down and tap the OTA Update notification prompt
  • If you are yet to get an OTA update prompt then navigate to Settings > About > System update and search for an update
  • Tap Download and Install
  • Wait for the update to get downloaded
  • Once download is complete, tap Restart & Install
  • Wait while the phone boots into recovery mode and installs the update (DO NOT interrupt)
  • The Infinix X559 should reboot to home screen once the update is completed

Tcard Method

  • If rooted, ensure to unroot your phone first using the above method so it doesn’t get bricked
  • Download the Infinix Hot 5 Lite X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117 Nougat Tcard
  • Unzip the file after downloading, you should have an inside. If you only see folders (e.g Meta-inf) then the zip file itself is the
  • Copy the to your Hot 5 Lite’s SD card or Phone storage
  • Charge the battery above 50%
  • Boot the Infinix X559 into stock recovery mode using Volume up + Power button
  • Recovery mode should look something like
    How to boot Infinix Hot 5 Lite X559 into recovery mode
  • Tap Apply update from SD card
  • Navigate to the location of the Tcard and select it
  • Wait while the is installed (Do Not Interrupt)
  • Reboot the phone once done

SP Flash Tool Method

  1. You may proceed with this method whether or not the phone is rooted.
  2. Download the scatter format of the Infinix X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117 Nougat update
  3. Install Mediatek USB Preloader VCOM drivers on your PC
  4. Flash this rom to the phone using SP Flash tool
  5. Boot up the phone