How to Upgrade Tecno Camon C8 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow


Android 6.0 Marshmallow has officially arrived on Tecno Camon C8! The update arrived the Android smartphone that is designed to offer users impressive image-capturing capability on Wednesday 20, 2016. Camon C8 users has been expecting this update for a long time and it seems it will never come. This article will give a comprehensive guide on how to upgrade Tecno Camon C8 to Android 6.0 marshmallow.

Basically, there are 2 ways to get the new Google OS running your Tecno Android phone. One of the ways to get it is for you wait for Over The Air (OTA) update to appear come to your phone. This may come anytime as OTA updates are usually released in batches hence, not everyone get’s it at the same time.

The second way of getting the Android 6.0 upgrade into your Tecno C8 is through a downloaded .zip file. Fortunately, Tecno Forum has made this zipped file available for everyone who can not wait any more for the OTA update to flash directly into their phones.

There are two method of flashing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update into the Tecno Camon C8. Either through SD card or using SP Flash tools and i shall be guiding you on how to use both.

How to Upgrade Tecno Camon C8 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow Using SD Card


  • Download the marshmallow update here (868MB)
  • To be on a safer side, make sure you are not rooted. If you are, kindly unroot before proceeding.

Follow The Below Steps

  1. Place Tcard_update_20160415 on your SD Card (DO NOT PUT IN INSIDE ANY FOLDER)
  2. Switch off your Tecno Camon C8
  3. Hold Power Button + Volume Up until you see the startup logo then release the Power Button Only after which you’ll see the Android logo.
    []Camon C8
  4. Hold the Power Button for 2 seconds and then press Volume Up button without releasing the power button until you see the below image.
    []Camon C81
  5. Use Volume Down to navigate to Apply update from sdcard then press the Power Button to select.
  6. Use the Volume Down to navigate to Tcard_update_20160415 then select it with the Power Button
  7. The installation will begin and when it is done you will see the interface as seen below.
    []Camon C82
  8. Select Reboot system now
  9. This could take up to 5 minutes. once its completed, you’ll have  HiOS and Marshmallow 6.0 on your C8.
  10. Done! 😀

Tecno Camon C8

How to Upgrade Tecno Camon C8 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow Using With SP Flash Tool

Smart Phone Flash Tool (SP Flash Tool) allows you to Flash any Stock Rom or any Custom on the Android MediaTek Smartphone. like Tecno, Infinix, Innjoo, Gionee, BML, etc. It supports flash stock, installing custom recovery, Unbrick smartphones and firmware updates for your Mediatek devices. This a perfect tool to upgrade Tecno Camon C8 to the latest Adroid 6.0. Here is a guide on how to Flash Custom ROMs using SP Flash Tool on Windows Computer. Click here for complete guide: How to Flash MediaTek Stock ROMs With SP Flash Tool [Latest]

You may also want to use WinDroid Universal Toolkit, a tool for unlocking a device’s bootloader, flashing a custom recovery and gaining root for the newbies of the Android world.

Don’t forget to let us know once you have upgraded by using the comment box to tell us if you notice any bug with the marsmallow update.


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