How to Update Honor 6X to Android Nougat Manually [EMUI 5.0]

Huawei starts rolling out the latest EMUI 5.0 Nougat update for Honor 6X. The company recently launched nougat beta for Huawei Nova and Honor 6x but that was rolled out for limited users but now Android Nougat update for Honor 6X is now available. Honor 6X Android Nougat Update files leaked online for European BLN-L21. The official Android 7.0 for Honor 6X is a beta build and rolling via OTA, but you can also Update Honor 6X to Android Nougat Manually. You can wait for the OTA updates, or you can Update Honor 6X to Android Nougat EMUI 5.0 manually.

The new Android 7.0 Nougat update for Honor 6X packed with features like Multiwindow, Doze, Improved Notifications, New Messaging Apps, Seamless update, Vulkan API, along with other features. You can check the infographics of best Android Nougat Features. The Honor 6X Android Nougat Update is available via OTA (over-the-air) and it is about 1.6GB in size. Here we provide you the zip file for Honor 6X with that you can update Honor 6X to Android 7.0 Nougat manually. The update may wipe SD Card data, so it is advisable to take a backup before you Update Honor 6X to Android Nougat.

How to Update Honor 6X to Android Nougat Manually [EMUI 5.0]

Firmware Information –

  • Device – Honor 6X
  • Model – BLN-L21
  • Android Version – 7.0
  • EMUI Version – 5.0
  • Firmware – B342
  • Build Number – BLN-L21C432B342
  • Region – Europe
  • Status – Official (Beta)
  • Type – OTA firmware image
  • Size – 1.6 GB

Note:-

  • This Firmware file is only for Honor 6X BLN-L21. Don’t try this on any other device.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device.
  • We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • It may erase your data so it is advisable to take a complete backup of your phone for safer side.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Download Honor 6X B342 Nougat Update

Download Honor 6X B342 BLN-L21C432B342 Full Version

Honor 6X Update_data_full_hw_eu.zip

How to Update Honor 6X to Android Nougat –

For Rooted User

  1. First, you need to Unlock the bootloader of Honor 6X and download and install a custom recovery. If you already had an unlocked bootloader and custom recovery installed on your device then skip this step.
  2. Download Honor 6X Android Nougat ROM from above and save it on your device.
  3. Now first unroot your device from SuperSu settings.
  4. Now Boot your device into TWRP Recovery mode.
  5. In TWRP first flash the update.zip file, which is 1600MB in size. If it will give you an error, ignore it and without rebooting move to the next step.
  6. Now flash the second firmware file with 833MB in size.
  7. Wait until the process finish.
  8. Done! Reboot your device and enjoy.

For Non-Rooted User (Not Tested)

Step 1

  1. First, download Full ROM for Honor 6X from above and extract it.
  2. Now create a folder dload in the root of your SD card and place the update.app file in that folder.
  3. Now dial *#*#2846579#*#* from your phone dialer to open a hidden menu.
  4. Now select Software Upgrade and start SDCard Upgrade.
  5. Now select and run the update.
  6. Wait until the installation process is complete and then reboot your device.
  7. Done.

Step 2

  1. Now download update_data_full_hw_eu.zip for Honor 6X from above and extract it.
  2. Now copy all data including update.app file in the dload folder.
  3. Now dial *#*#2846579#*#* from your phone dialer to open a hidden menu.
  4. Now select Software Upgrade and start SDCard Upgrade.
  5. Now select and run the update.
  6. Wait until the installation process is complete and then reboot your device.
  7. Done.

So this is the easiest way to Update Honor 6x to Android Nougat Manually. If you have any questions comment below.

Sumit

Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.

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8 Responses

  1. Bhagavan says:

    Can I install it in BLN -l22 device??

  2. Haris says:

    my build num is BLN-l21c185b122… can i installed this?? Plz reply Hurry

  3. jamilbhatti222 says:

    Thank you for the post. Have you tried it on your device already and is it successful? Because, after reading your post I contact Huawei guys, they said they are still working on it. Please, reply. waiting.

  4. Anugrah says:

    How do I rollback to Marshmallow??
    Tried UK/Germany rollback from official website and didn’t work

  5. Nasif Nazar says:

    My build num is BLN- b131 can i install in this model

  6. Can I install it on BLN-L24?

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