Download Honor 8 (FRD-L09/L19) Official 7.0 Nougat B380 Update  – Asia/Middle East
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Download Honor 8 (FRD-L09/L19) Official 7.0 Nougat B380 Update – Asia/Middle East

If you own the Middle East variant of Huawei’s Honor 8, we have a good news for you today: you can now download and install the latest system update! The Official Android 7.0 Nougat for Honor 8 FRD-L09/L19 is now available, packing a new firmware and being based on EMUI 5.0 OS.

The update is slowly rolling out over the air and it should take a while until all users will receive it. However, for those of you who aren’t patient enough to receive the notification, you can also install 7.0 Nougat on Honor 8 manually, by following the steps in the guide below.


Firmware Information


Here you can find the complete technical details about the firmware you’re about to install on your phone:

  • Device – Honor 8
  • Model – FRD-L09/FRD-L19
  • Android Version – 7.0 Nougat
  • EMUI Version – 5.0
  • Firmware – B380
  • Build Number –FRD-L19C636B380/FRD-L09C636B380/FRD-L09C185B380
  • Region  Asia/Middle East
  • Status – Official
  • Type – Full firmware image
  • Size – 1.4 GB


Important Notes


Before starting the installation process, please consider the following aspects, in order to avoid any issues:

  • The firmware file works just for the Honor 8 FRD-L09/L19, so please don’t try installing it on another variant or another device. It won’t work and you can even damage your phone.
  • The process will fully erase the data on your phone, so it’s recommended to perform a full backup, just for the safer side.
  • Check your battery level and make sure it’s around 50-60%, otherwise you can deal with an accidental shutdown, exactly in the middle of the process.
  • Please follow all the steps below correctly, making sure you don’t skip any of them.


Download Honor 8 Android 7.0 Nougat B380 Files



Download  Honor 8 (FRD-L09) 7.0 Nougat OTA File


Download  Honor 8 (FRD-L19) 7.0 Nougat OTA File



Middle East

Download Honor 8 (FRD-L09) 7.0 Nougat OTA File



Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Honor 8


Method 1

Step 1: From Above, Download 7.0 Nougat B380 ROM for Honor 8 and extract it on your PC.

Step 2: Create a folder on your microSD card and name it dload. Put the file you just extracted over there.

Step 3: Now Dial *#*#2846579#*#*, which will give you access to the phone’s hidden menu.

Step 4: In this menu, click on Project Menu, then go to Software Upgrade > SD Card Upgrade.

Step 5: Select and run the update package.

Step 6: Wait for few minutes, until the installation procedure is ready.

Step 7: Now Reboot your Smartphone.

Step 8: Extract the update_data_full_hw_xx file, then put all the file into the dload older.

Step 9: Repeat steps 3, 4, 5 and 6 again.


Method 2


Step 1: Download the Nougat file for Honor 8 from above and extract it.

Step 2: Create the dload folder in your memory card, then put the file there.

Step 3: Turn off your phone.

Step 4: At the Same time, Press Volume Up + Volume Down + Power Button, which will start the update process automatically.

Step 5: Wait for few minutes, until the process is Done.

Step 6: Extract the update_data_full_hw_xx file and put all the files in the dload folder.

Step 7: Finally, Repeat the steps 3,4 and 5 again.


And this is it! This is how you can successfully install Android 7.0 Nougat Update on Honor 8. If you have any questions or encounter issues, please contact us, using the comments section below!

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  • André Bilibio

    I have a frd-l19c636b130 version, can I try this?

    • Divyesh Mistry

      Country ?