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Download Honor 8 (FRD-L09) Android 7.0 Nougat B360 Update

Good news for all Honor 8 owners! The B360 Android 7.0 Nougat update is now available for downloading! Bases on the latest EMUI 5.0 OS, the firmware is perfect for those who want to flash stock Nougat ROM on Honor 8, considering that the manufacturer is rolling out the update in a phase-wise manner and it might take a while until all users receive the update.

The B360 Android Nougat update for Honor 8 has the build number L09C432B360 and it brings several new improvements to the phone, including Doze, new messaging apps, new notifications, Vulkan API, Seamless update and many more. If you can’t wait until you will receive the official update notification, you’re in the right place, since everything you need to do in order to install the update is to simply follow the instructions below!

 

Before starting the updating process, here are a few aspects you should consider, in order to avoid any issues or even bricking your phone:

  • This firmware file is just for the FRD-L09 version of the Honor 8, so don’t try installing it on another device.
  • The process may erase your data, so it’s recommended to take a full backup of your phone, for the safer side, before starting.
  • Make sure the phone’s battery level is around 50-60%, in order to prevent an accidental shutdown.
  • Please follow the instructions below carefully, making sure you don’t skip any steps.

 

 

Download Honor 8 Android 7.0 Nougat (B360) Files

 

 

Download Honor 8 (FRD-L09) Nougat OTA Update –  

 

 –>  Update.Zip – Download

–>  Update_data_full_hw_eu.zip – Download

 

 

 

Install Android 7.0 Nougat Update On  Honor 8

 

 

Method 1

Step 1: Download the Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Honor 8, and extract it.

Step 2: Create a dload folder on your microSD card and copy the update.app file you just extracted over there.

Step 3: Dial *#*#2846579#*#* in order to open a hidden menu.

Step 4: In the hidden menu, click on Project Menu > Software Upgrade > SD Card Upgrade.

Step 5: Select the update.app file and run it. Wait for about 10 minutes, until the process is completed.

Step 6: Reboot your Honor 8.

Step 7: Extract the second file, update_data_full_hw_eu, using this link, and save all the files in the dload folder.

Step 8: Repeat steps 3, 4, 5 and 6.

 

Method 2

Step 1: Download the stock ROM for Honor 8, using the link provided above, and extract it.

Step 2: Create a dload folder on your memory card and put the update.app file over there.

Step 3: Turn off your Honor 8.

Step 4: Press Volume Up + Volume Down + Power button, in order to launch the update process.

Step 5: Wait for about 10 minutes, until the update process is completed.

Step 6: Extract the update_data_full_hw_eu file now, available above, and put all the files in the dload folder.

Step 7: Repeat steps 3, 4 and 5.

 

And you’re all done! You have successfully managed to install Android 7.0 Nougat (B360 ) Update on Honor 8. Like always, if you have any questions or encounter any issues, feel free to contact us, using the comments section below!

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  • POPS theGAMER

    So does this actually wipe your data? Has anyone tried it? Thanks Guys!