It’s great to see that within a month the launch of Android O Beta Program Huawei’s subsidiary Honor V9 receives Android Oreo Update. Along with other Huawei devices now Android 8.0 Oreo for Honor V9 is rolling for the Chinese variants. By Chinese Variant we mean the DUK-AL20 Chinese version and not the Honor 8 Pro which is an international variant. This update to Android Oreo can be enjoyed by those who took part in the Huawei Android Oreo Beta Program.
This upgrade to Android O brings the firmware build number DUK-AL20 126.96.36.1995 to the Chinese variants of Huawei Honor V9. Later in the post, we have provided the direct download links and complete guide for installing the Android O update on Honor V9. You don’t have to be in Beta Program to install this update. Since you have the firmware you can manually flash it and upgrade your OS to Android Oreo.
Let’s take a quick glance at the details of the firmware build that brings the Android 8 update to Honor V9.
- Device – Honor V9
- Model – DUK-AL20
- Android Version – 8.0
- EMUI Version – 8.0
- Firmware – B315
- Build Number – DUK-AL20 188.8.131.525 (C00)
- Region – China
- Status – Official
Download Android 8.0 Oreo for Honor V9
Here we provide the direct download links to get the Android Oreo upgrade for Hono V9. Remember that these files are exclusively meant to update the Honor V9 only.
- update.zip | Download
- full_update_DUK-AL20_all_cn.zip | Download
- update_data_full_public.zip | Download
Now let’s see how to manually perform the installation and update honor V9 to Android 8.0 Oreo.
How To Install Android 8.0 Oreo for Honor V9 Manually
Before getting ahead with the installation process you should keep note of the following.
- Keep your device in full battery charge.
- Your device should run on stock Huawei firmware before updating to Android O.
- Unlock the bootloader of your Huawei device.
- Your device should be rooted and installed with TWRP custom recovery.
- AndroidSage will not be responsible for any damage occurring to your device due to updating.
Steps to Install Android 8.0 Oreo for Honor V9
Step-1 Download all the zip files from above links and move them to your device internal storage.
Step-2 switch off your device > long press Volume-Up button + Power keys till you see the Huawei logo. Keep holding the Volume-Up button until your device boots into TWRP recovery.
Step-3 In the TWRP recovery, select Backup and take a NANDroid backup of your existing device and app data.
Step-4 select Install in the TWRP main menu > navigate to the file update.zip > Select it and swipe at the bottom to flash it.
Step-5 Next, select and flash update_full_DUKAL20_all_cn.zip and update_data_full_public.zip files.
Step-6 Tap on the Reboot system to reboot after you finish installing the update.
So, this update is pretty much for the target Beta user based out in the Chinese region. But now with the firmware, you can install Android O on your Huawei device too. So, grab it and have a bite of the Oreo.
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