Install Official Huawei P8 Lite Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Following the deployment of Android 6.0 Marshmallow EMUI 4.0 OTA for Honor 7 for the European and Huawei Mate S, for European, South Asian, and South American regions, Huawei is rolling out an update for the Huawei P8 Lite ALE-L21. This is the official stable update and comes directly from Huawei’s servers as full firmware files. Android 6.0 Marshmallow continues to advance, with a list of compatible terminals that continues to grow. An upgrade associated with EMUI 4.0, clean interface and a stable Marshmallow firmware, which is now available for Huawei P8 Lite. We have managed to capture full firmware files for the Spain, France, Italy, Germany which can be installed for most of the variants in major regions. We also have the Marshmallow for the Huawei P8 model in another tutorial.

Some of the innovative features introduced by this update are Emotion UI, including the ability to cancel sending an SMS within 4 seconds, and a set of new animations, etc. You can check out the pics of EMUI 4.0 running on Honor 7 from our Pinterest account. Some of the users have already received Android 6.0 Marshmallow straight from Huawei over the air. You can grab the update from the download section and flash it right away. Also, stay tuned and we will update the links as soon as they are available for other regions. UPDATE: B560 is now available for P8 Lite.

Download Marshmallow for P8 Lite

  • Marshmallow for Huawei P8 Lite
    •  P8 Lite ALE-L21 Firmware Spain (Android 6.0, EMUI 4.0)
      Download [Mirror] | File: P8 Lite_ Firmware_ALE-L21_Firmware_Android 6.0_EMUI [1.48 GB]
    • P8 Lite_Open Market_Spain_B550 (Android 6.0, EMUI 4.0)
      Download [Mirror] | File: P8 Lite_ Firmware_ALE-L21_Firmware_Android 6.0_EMUI [1.48GB]
    • P8_Open GRA-L09 Market_Spain_B321a (Android 6.0, EMUI 4.0)
      Download [Mirror] | File: P8_Firmware_GRA-L09_Firmware_Android [1.62 GB]
    • P8 Single SIM GRA-L09 Firmware C432B317 (Europe-France, Android6.0, EMUI4.0)
      Download [Mirror] | File:
    • P8 Single SIM GRA-L09 C432B317 Firmware(Europe-Italy, Android6.0, EMUI4.0)
      Download [Mirror] | File:
    • New version B560 Marshmallow for Huawei P8 Lite → Link
    • More P8 and P8 Lite Firmware → Link
    • Marshmallow for Huawei P8 → Link
    • Marshmallow for Huawei Mate S → Link

You can check out if these firmware files are for your device from this page from Huawei website.

Warning: Although these are official updates and may not affect your device, you should still be cautious about it. A full backup is highly recommended and verify your device. Go through all the requirements carefully. Reader’s discretion is advised.

How to Install Official Huawei P8 Lite Android 6.0 Marshmallow B550 EMUI 4.0 Update

Step 1. First, check your firmware version device and proceed. If you already have the latest one, you don’t need to update.

Step 2. Backup is highly recommended. Backup all your personal stuff like data, apps, media, storage files and fully charge the battery.

Step 3. Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA file from above for your Huawei device.

Step 4. Rename the downloaded file to for convenience. (.zip extension is important)

Step 5. Now create a folder named dload in the root of your internal storage or on your SD card. Now place the file here.

Step 6. Go to settings>update and hit the menu button and then choose Local update.

Step 7. If  you have copied the file correctly, then you will find it on the select menu. Tap on it and start installation

Step 8. Wait until the update is applied.

Alternatively, you can go to the dialer of your device and enter the following code: * # * # 2846579159 # * # *. Once done, it opens a hidden service menu. There you have the tenth option of Hota Upgrade. Select it and then the update will start automatically. That’s it. Reboot and enjoy your latest marshmallow ROM.

Troubleshoot boot loop:

Forced upgrade: In case your phone is bricked, turn it off completely and then boot by holding Vol down + Vol up + Power at the same time. Release the Power button upon vibration and wait for the upgrade to start. Alternatively, you can try a factory reset from your stock recovery.

You may also like to Download Official Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Honor 7 with EMUI 4 and Install CM 13 Nightly On Huawei Ascend Mate 2, Download Stock Lollipop ROM. Like and share us on social media. For any help or queries, comment down below. You may also like Unlock Bootloader And Flash TWRP on Huawei Honor 5X [Works With All Huawei Devices]

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