Huawei starts rolling out the latest EMUI 5.0 Nougat update for Huawei Mate 8. The company already provide the nougat update for Huawei P9 and now Android Nougat update for Huawei Mate 8 is now available. Huawei Mate 8 Android Nougat Update files leaked online for European NXT-L09/NXT-L29. The official Android 7.0 for Huawei Mate 8 is a beta build and rolling via OTA, but you can also Update Huawei Mate 8 to Android Nougat Manually. You can wait for the OTA updates, or you can Update Huawei Mate 8 to Android Nougat EMUI 5.0 manually.

The new Android 7.0 Nougat update for Huawei Mate 8 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 Huawei Mate 8 Android Nougat Update is available via OTA (over-the-air) and it is about 1.4GB in size. Here we provide you the zip file for Huawei Mate 8 with that you can update Huawei Mate 8 to Android 7.0 Nougat manually. The update may wipe SD Card data, so it is advisable to take a backup before you Update Huawei Mate 8 to Android Nougat.

How to Update Huawei Mate 8 to Android Nougat Manually [EMUI 5.0]

Firmware Information –

  • Device – Huawei Mate 8
  • Model – NXT-L09 & NXT-L29
  • Android Version – 7.0
  • EMUI Version – 5.0
  • Firmware – B521
  • Build Number – NXT-L09C432B521-log/NXT-L29C432B521
  • Region – Europe
  • Status – Official (Beta)
  • Type – Full firmware image
  • Size – 1.5 GB

Note:-

  • This Firmware file is only for Huawei Mate 8 NXT-L29/L09. Don’t try this on any other device.
  • Your device must be on stock firmware and stock recovery.
  • 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 Huawei Mate 8 Android Nougat Firmware

Sorry, the link for this version is down. You can check the vB560 from below.

Download Mate 8 B560 Nougat Firmware

How to Update Huawei Mate 8 to Android Nougat Manually –

Method 1

1) First, download Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Huawei Mate 8 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 go to the phone settings–>update and press the menu button.

4)  Now select choose Local update.

5) It will show the update.app file now tap on it to start the installation process.

6) Wait until the installation process is complete and then reboot your device.

7) Done.

Method 2

1) Download Stock Nougat ROM for Huawei Mate 8 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 turn off your device.

4) Now press “Volume Up + Volume Down and Power Button” together. The update process will start automatically.

5) Now wait for some time to complete the process.

6) Done.

So this is the easiest way to Update Huawei Mate 8 to Android Nougat Manually. If you have any questions comment below.

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15 Comments

  1. Hi guys,

    I’m about to buy a Mate 8 NXT-AL10 from an online shop and It comes flashed with a multilanguage ROM.

    How can i update it to EMUI 5.0 / Android 7.0 Nougat?

  2. I had an NXT-AL10 and all the apps were in Chinese.. including Google.. the play store would not work.. I ended up getting a NXT-L29

  3. Hi
    I have mate8 nxtl29c432b320
    But your file daild upgrad after reach 38℅
    Please advise

  4. Hello

    I download the link of (Download Huawei Mate 8 Nougat Firmware for NXT-L29) button.

    i extract and put it in the dload folder in sd card

    i shotdown my mate 8 and keep volum up and power button and it start to install update.

    but in the 38 persents of installation it show an error

    the error is (software install faild get help from http://www.emui.com/emotiondownload.php?mod=restore)

    my device is a huawei mate 8 with build number (NXT-L28C185B320) And My emui is 4.1

    please help me

  5. Siraj Muhammad Reply

    I update my Mate 8 NXT-L29, even after update also EMUI is the same didn’t change anything…
    Can anyone advise me.

  6. Unfortunately the link don’t work anymore… Does anybody knows another link to download Android 7 for the Mate 8?

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