How to flash official Android 7.0 Nougat on Huawei P9 Lite

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Huawei officially launched the Android 7.0 Nougat update for their mid-range Android smartphone Huawei P9 Lite. The latest firmware updates the device to Android 7.0 Nougat and is packed with the latest EMUI 5.0 UI, performance improvements and bug fixes. Moreover, the new update also comes with some new applications which you can use and it’s quite stable than the previous version.  There were reports of boot loops, battery drain and heating issues. All these issues have been completely resolved in this update. Huawei rolled out this in some specific regions right now so if you haven’t received it yet then there is no need to worry. You can install the latest Android 7.0 Nougat for Huawei P9 Lite manually by following our detailed guide.

Flash Android 7.0 Nougat on Huawei P9 Lite

Note:

This Android 7.0 update guide is only for Huawei P9 Lite. Verify your device model by going to Settings > About Phone.

Warning:

AndroidTutorial.Net will not be held responsible for any damage to your device during or after the update process. So proceed at your own risk.

Pre-requisites:

  1. Make sure you have created a full backup of your device including your personal photos and videos.
  2. Your device should have more than 60 percent or higher battery to prevent any unexpected shutdowns during the update process.
  3. You have installed the latest Huawei P9 Lite USB Drivers.

Required Files:

Download Official Android 7.0 Update for Huawei P9 Lite

How to Flash Official Android 7.0 Nougat on Huawei P9 Lite:

Step 1: First download the official Android 7.0 Nougat update (p9-lite-Nougat-update.zip) for Huawei P9 Lite.

Step 2: Now create a folder named ‘dload’ in the root of your internal storage.

Step 3: Now transfer the ‘Update.app’ file you downloaded to this folder.

Step 4: Once placed, go to Settings and go into the Update option. Press the menu key and choose Local update.

Step 5: The file you placed will show there. Now tap on it and start the update process.

Step 6: The process may take some time to complete. Once completed, the phone will reboot automatically.

That’s it. You have successfully installed the official Android 7.0 Nougat update for Huawei P9 Lite. If you have any questions or stuck at any point do let us know in the comments.