Nothing OS 2.5.6 update is rolling out for Phone 2a

Nothing Phone 2a is receiving a new software update with new features. The update also includes the latest security patch from May. Phone 2a is getting a number of exciting features, including a security boost.

As it comes with the May security patch, the update ensures system security from many vulnerabilities. Phone 2a users can verify the latest update with its new version number, Nothing OS 2.5.6. The update was released today, and it is available for almost every region and user. If your device has not received the update yet, keep waiting some time. OTA updates take time to reach all devices.

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NothingOS 2.5.6 adds three new features to Phone 2a. With the new update, now Phone 2A users can hide the navigation bar of gestures. Now users can disable vibrations for other calls and notifications during the call. It also adds more options when you long-press any widget.

The latest update comes with a file size of 115 MB. Also, the update improved auto-HDR detection. It fixes many bugs, including the automatic screen turning-on issue during a call. To check the update manually, go to Settings, then tap on the System, click on Software update, and finally, if the update is available, download it.

Nothing OS 2.5.6 for Nothing Phone 2a update changelog

New features

  • Added “Hide Navigation Bar” feature for more immersive user experience. You can find this feature via “Settings > System > Gestures > Navigation mode > Gesture navigation settings > Hide navigation bar”.
  • Long-pressing a widget now brings up more options, making it more consistent with other home screen operations.
  • Added an option to allow or disable vibrations for other calls and notifications during a call.


  • Updated Google security patch to May 2024.
  • Optimised camera auto HDR detection logic.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed certain compatibility issues with Android Auto.
  • Fixed the issue where the screen does not automatically turn on after using the Power Button to turn it off during an incoming call.
  • Fixed some issues with the ChatGPT widget.
  • Fixed the issue where the notification panel narrows when receiving certain notifications.
  • Optimised the overall stability of the system.

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