How to update Huawei P9 and P9 Plus to Android 8.0 Oreo – Download EMUI 8.0

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How to download Android 8.0 Oreo EMUI 8.0 Update for Huawei P9 and P9 Plus

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus are being updated to the official EMUI 8.0 firmware based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The Chinese variants of the Huawei P9 have already received Oreo OTA update. Other regions may not be so lucky. However, there are simple tricks you can use to get the latest firmware update for our device. So lets see how to download and install official Oreo update for Huawei P9 , P9 Plus, and P9 Lite.

The Oreo OTA comes with several features. Most importantly, the associated Huawei’s EMUI 8.0 is the best looking firmware update so far according to users. The manufacturer seems to have rolled out the Oreo update for Chinese variants of Huawei P9 with model number EVA-AL00. So the Oreo update is seeding at the Chinese servers. All you need to do is simply change you device location to China and grab the Oreo update for yourself.

Download Hauwei P9 P9 Plus oreo update EMUI 8.0 screenshots

So download official Android 8.0 Oreo based on EMUI 8.0 for Huawei P9 EVA-L09 (EU, LATAM, India, Global Single SIM); EVA-L19, EVA-L29 (Global Dual SIM) and Huawei P9 Plus VIE-L09 (Single SIM); VIE-L29 (Dual SIM). The EVA-AL10 variant has already received Oreo update.

How to download Android 8.0 Oreo EMUI 8.0 Update for Huawei P9 and P9 Plus?

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The Oreo update for Huawei P9 (Plus) is currently seeding at the Chinese servers. So all you need to do is change your device location to China and grab the OTA update.

  • The first all you will need is Huawei’s official HiCare app from Play Store.
Price: Free
  • Launch the HiCare app.
  • You will be notified to set a location or region.
  • Set the location to China or Chinese.
  • The selection is mostly right above Hong Kong option.
  • Now provide proper permissions.
  • HiCare app detects your location automatically. When prompted, do not change the location back to your own country.
  • Once setup, go to HiCare main page.
  • Let it download necessary content for your device.
  • Once done, you will be get a new firmware update. Most likely the latest Android 8.0 Oreo.

If you still don’t see the Oreo update for Hauwei P9 and P9 Plus, then try going to settings and check for software updates manually or the HiCare app.

Download Hauwei P9 P9 Plus oreo update EMUI 8

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8 responses

  1. Stephen Gooden Avatar
    Stephen Gooden

    Has anyone from the uk tried this method?

  2. shly Avatar

    Not working on EVA-L19 and EVA-L09.

  3. 1MP3R470R Avatar

    well I got 2 updates but they were from 2017 i guess wtf. I need to translate descrpition before instaling them

  4. Kai T Avatar
    Kai T

    I’m from Germany. Unfortunately it does not work on the EVA-L09 🙁

  5. Andris Krūmiņš Avatar
    Andris Krūmiņš

    Latvia – does not work on EVA-L19 as well…

  6. Ko Avatar

    In The Netherlands, I’m not able to update my VIE-L09 (P9 plus)

    I set my location in the HiCare app to 中国, and didn’t allow the app to use my location.
    The error was: 请使用注册地为中国的华为帐号。(Use the Huawei-account with the registration address in China)

    I guess this method doesn’t work for people that already created their Huawei account before, maybe it’ll work when making a new Huawei account and registrate it in China.

  7. Weng Lou Avatar
    Weng Lou

    EVA-L19 user here, didn’t received any update since B399SP02, which is launched 3 months ago. Looks like P9 global version won’t receive Oreo update anymore

  8. Rynes Domiku Espinosa Avatar
    Rynes Domiku Espinosa

    not working. please help

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