Huawei Honor 8 users from the United States can now update their smartphones to the latest version of Nougat, as the firmware based on EMUI 5.0, was just released. Therefore, if you want to get a taste of Google’s latest dessert on your phone, you can follow our guide and install Android 7.0 Nougat (B320) Update on Honor 8 (FRD-L04).
Here are all the details you need to know about the firmware you’re about to install:
- Device – Honor 8
- Model – FRD-L04
- Android Version – 7.0
- EMUI Version – 5.0
- Firmware – B320
- Build Number – FRD-L04C567B320
- Region – USA
- Status – Official
- Type – Full firmware image
- Size – 1.4 GB
Before proceeding with installation, here are a few aspects you should consider:
- The firmware is just for the Honor 8 (FRD-L04), so don’t try installing it on another device, since it won’t work.
- You will be able to install it only if you have a custom TWRP recovery. The dload method may work, but it wasn’t tested.
- The updating process may erase your data, so our recommendation is to perform a full backup, in order to avoid an unpleasant situation.
- Make sure that your battery level is around 50-60% before starting, otherwise you might deal with an accidental shutdown.
- Please follow all the instructions below correctly!
Download Huawei Honor 8 (FRD-L04) Android 7.0 Nougat (B320) Update
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Install Android 7.0 Nougat (B320) On Honor 8 (FRD-L04)
Step 1: In order to be able to install the update, your phone’s boot-loader needs to be unlocked. Also, as mentioned above, you need a custom recovery installed. If you already meet these conditions, you can skip this step and proceed to step 2.
Step 2: Download Honor 8 (FRD-L04) Android 7.0 Nougat (B320) file, and save it on your phone.
Step 3: Unroot your Honor 8 from the SuperSu settings.
Step 4: Boot it into the TWRP Recovery Mode.
Step 5: While in TWRP, flash the update.zip file. If you receive an error message, don’t worry about it and ignore it and, without rebooting, proceed to the next step.
Step 6: Flash the second firmware file, which has a size of 781 MB. This shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes.
Step 7: Reboot your phone.
And you’re all done, you have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat (B320) On Honor 8 (FRD-L04). As you can see, the whole process is very simple, but if you have any questions or face issues, feel free to contact us, by dropping a few lines in the comments section below.