Tecno Camon X Pro receives CA8-H633EFG-0-180717V193 OTA update

The Tecno Camon X Pro (CA8) recently received an OTA update with Build Number (CA8-H633EFG-0-180717V193). Here’s an excerpt from the update screen:

UpdateVersion: CA8-H633EFG-0-180717V193

Added Functions:
I. Google Security Patch: 2018-07-05
2. Removed Palmstore app

Optimized issue:
I. Optimized the menu translation
2. Updated GPR.S parameters
3. Updated the version number of the third party apps

Fixed issues:
I. Fixed the issue where the screen was lagging in special scenarios

1, Optimized system stability and performance while fixing other issues.

According to user comments online, the Tecno CA7 & CA8 have some annoying bugs (camera, lag, reboot etc) for which there’s a lot of clamor for bugfix updates (Camon X recently got an update). In fact, there are lots of unanswered requests for updates by users of other Tecno smartphones… and its getting heated. We are watching closely which models receive bugfix updates, what bugs are fixed and if any does receive a version update (its just Camon C8 & Phantom 6 Plus A9 so far).

What to do before installing this update

Before you go ahead to install this update, ensure to:

  • Write out your Build Number just in case something goes wrong
  • Backup your current rom using Wwr_MTK tool if the firmware for your Build isn’t yet available
  • Unroot by flashing the stock rom if your phone has been rooted
  • Charge your battery over 30% or leave connected to power (if faulty) before installing the update

How to install the CA8-H633EFG-0-180717V193 update

Once you’ve followed the precautions above then:

  • 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 (its 551.6 MB)
  • Once download is complete, tap Restart & Install
  • Wait while the phone boots into recovery mode and installs the update (DO NOT interrupt)
  • The Tecno Camon X Pro should reboot to home screen once the update is completed