Now you can download and install the latest Android 7.0 Nougat vB385 Update for Honor 8. Earlier we post Nougat update for European Honor 8, and today we provide you the Official Honor 8 B385 Nougat Update for the USA and the Middle East variant. The ROM packs with the latest Android 7.0 Nougat firmware which is based on the latest EMUI 5.0 OS. If you want to flash stock B385 ROM on Honor 8, then you are in the right place. Here we provide you the Official Honor 8 B385 Android Nougat Update for FRD-L19/FRD-L09.

Honor 8 features 5.2 inches FHD display with a resolution of with 1080 x 1920 pixels. The Honor 8 powered by an Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 950 with 4GB of RAM. The phone has 32/64GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. Android Nougat update for USA Honor 8 was already available and now one more Honor 8 B385 Nougat update is now available. Download Honor 8 B385 Nougat Firmware Update from below.

Honor 8 B385 Nougat Update

Firmware Information –

  • Device – Honor 8
  • Model – FRD-L09/FRD-L04
  • Android Version – 7.0
  • EMUI Version – 5.0
  • Firmware – B385
  • Build Number – FRD-L09C185B385/FRD-L04C567B385
  • Region  Middle East/USA
  • Status – Official
  • Type – Full firmware image
  • What’s New – Changelog

Note:-

  • This Firmware file is only for Honor 8 FRD-L04/FRD-L09. 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 8 B385 Nougat Update Files

1) Download Nougat Update for FRD-L09 Honor 8 (Middle East) –

2) Download Nougat Update for FRD-L04 Honor 8 (USA) –

  • Update.zip
  • Update_data_full_hw_usa.zip

How to install B385 Nougat Firmware on Honor 8 –

For Non-Rooted Users (USA) [If this dload method does not work try the below method]

Step 1

1) First, download Honor 8 B385 Update.zip 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_usa.zip for Honor 8 from above and extract it.

2) Now delete the old update.app and copy all data including update.app file from above 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.

For Rooted Users (For Middle-East)

1) First, you need to unlock the bootloader of Honor 8 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 8 B385 Nougat ROM from above and save it on your device.

3) Now Boot your device into TWRP Recovery mode.

5) In TWRP first flash the update.zip file, which is 1300MB in size and without rebooting move to the next step.

6) Now flash the second firmware file (update_full_hw_meafnaf.zip) with 556MB in size.

7) wait until the process finish.

8) Done! Reboot your device and enjoy.

Download and Install Honor 8 B385 Nougat Update and flash it manually. If you have any questions comment below.

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

5 Comments

  1. Hi, i bought a FRD-L09 from Europe and 4g LTE doesnt work in my country (Argentina), will it work if i update to FRD-L04 (usa) following this tutorial? Thanks

  2. May I know what Android security patch includes this Honor 8 FRD-L04 firmware update? Thanks.

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