How to upgrade Huawei P9 to Android Nougat 7.0 Stock ROM

Good news to those who may have been searching the net for how to upgrade or update Huawei P9 to Android Nougat 7.0 Stock ROM, The international rom was released late last year for Firmware B521, in other words if yours doesn’t carry the firmware no. kindly desist from flashing or installing this update..

Since you be flashing the Huawei P9 Nougat stock rom via pc, being rooted shouldn’t be an issue, but you’re expected to be familiar with how best to install the firmware so as not end up causing more harm than good, unlike our guide on how to upgrade gionee M5 Mini to Android 6.0 Marshmallow where we sounded a fair warning to those who may have rooted to ensure they unroot before proceeding

You on the other hand might not need to, but then there’s no crime unrooting your Huawei P9 before proceeding with the Nougat upgrade, without wasting much of your time, shall we quickly take a look at the specs of the device you are about to update, remember the stock rom is meant only for Firmware B531

How to upgrade Huawei P9 to Android Nougat 7.0 official firmware B531 Stock ROM

How to upgrade Huawei P9 to Android Nougat 7.0 official firmware B531 Stock ROM

Before you proceed, kindly take note of the following,

  1. ensure you make a full backup of your device
  2. Likewise, ensure your phone is charged to at least 80%
  3. Thereafter, you may proceed to follow the steps stated below carefully

Step One

Download Hauwei P9 Nougat Stock Rom zip here and extract it. After which you need to also download and install the USB Driver, you can get that here, Now extract the zip files, now open the extracted folder and you will see dload folder. while in that folder there’s UPDATE.APP file.

Step Two

Connect your phone to PC using the original USB chord and copy the dload folder into your Phone Internal Storage. (not inside any folder or SD card)

Step Three

Now go to your phone setting and tap on _System Update_, and click the three dotted menu icon. Thereafter tap on the “Choose Local Update” tab and select the UPDATE.APP file.

Step Four

At this junction, your phone should reboot to recovery mode and Rom flashing process begins. Note, It could take roughly few mins so be patient while it installs the update. Once the phone boots your Huawei P9 is now running Android 7 Nougat Firmware.

Full Details of Huawei P9 Android 7.0 Nougat Stock rom

  • Device:– Huawei P9.
  • Android Version:- Android 7.0 Nougat.
  • UI Version:- Emotion UI 5.0.
  • Firmware Version:- EVA-L09C432B361.
  • Model:- EVA-L09.
  • Status:- Official.
  • Release Date:- 16.01.2017.

Features of Huawei P9 Nougat Firmware rom

  • The new update comes with better battery Optimization.
  • It also comes with Google now on Tap.
  • Another features worth pointing out is the DND Modes.
  • Improved Boot Security.
  • Improved Touch Wiz UI.
  • As well as other important Security patches

Read also: How To Unlock Huawei P9 Lite Bootloader, Root it and Install TWRP

You see, its that simple, so for those in need of the Nougat update, here you have the guide on how to upgrade Huawei P9 to Android 7.0 Nougat, Any issues ??? Don’t hesitate to share via comment, Enjoy friends and don’t forget to share…

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