Update Huawei Honor 8 Smart to B301 Official Update Android Nougat 7.0


Huawei Honor 8 Smart, VEN-L22 variant, has started receiving update B301 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Now the users of Huawei Honor 8 Smart can download and update Android 7.0 Nougat onto their devices and enjoy the latest features of Android Nougat 7.0. After updating your Honor 8 Smart VEN-L22 Variant to Android Nougat 7.0 you will see an improved EMUI 5.0 OS. Android Nougat 7.0 release will bring many exciting new features to your Honor Smart 8. For instance, slip-screen multi-tasking, better standby battery life, notification shade and much more. Huawei has released B301 via OTA so it means all the users will not be updated at once. if you still haven’t received Android Nougat 7.0 for your Honor 8 Smart VEN-L22 then you can download and update manually by following our complete guide.

The size of latest update B301 is around about 1.2 GB. Its comes with latest security patch and bug fixes. As soon as you update your Honor 8 Smart to Android Nougat 7.0 you will see a sudden improvement in performance and visuals. Keep your smartphone updated is always recommended as with each update companies fix many security issues. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to keep your device updated.

VEN-L22C675B301 Android 7.0 Nougat Details:

Model VEN-L22
Model name Honor 8 Smart
Country India
Version Android 7.0
Firmware B301
EMUI Version 5.0
Type Full firmware image
Product code BTU
Build No. VEN-L22C675B301

Note: This guide is only for Honor 8 Smart. Please confirm your model number by going to Settings > About phone.



  • The Honor 8 Smart must have the stock firmware installed.


How to Update Huawei Honor 8 Smart to B301 Official Update Android Nougat 7.0

Step 1: –  First of all, download Official Android 7.0 update

Step 2: – Create a folder on the root of your mobile internal storage and rename the folder to “dload”.

Step 3: – Transfer the update.app file to “dload”.

Step 4: – Now go to, Settings and then to update option. Press the menu key and choose Local update.

Step 5: – The update file must be visible to you now, just tap on it to initiate the update process.

Step 6: – Phone will reboot automatically once the update process is completed.

That’s it! Your Huawei Honor 8 Smart is updated to latest Android Nougat 7.0.