Download and Install Android 8.0 Oreo on Huawei Mate 9 [Europe]

Android 8.0 Oreo Update for Huawei Mate 9 is finally available; all our prayers have been answered! In this guide, we will tell you how to download Huawei Mate 9 B361 Android Oreo Firmware update with installation instructions. If you have been looking for a way to install Android Oreo Update on Huawei Mate 9, we have got you covered. Read ahead to know how to install Android Oreo based EMUI 8.0 on Huawei Mate 9.

The Android Oreo Firmware update for Huawei Mate 9 finally brings EMUI 8.0 to the devices. The EMUI 8.0 for Huawei Mate 9 brings all the Android Oreo features to the device. Some of the notable features are the picture-in-picture mode, Auto-Fill API, and Notification shortcuts. There are also tons of under-the-hood improvements and UI changes. You can download Huawei Mate 9 B361 Android Oreo Firmware from below.

Firmware Information

  • Device: Huawei Mate 9
  • Model: MHA-L29/MHA-L09
  • Android Version: 8.0
  • EMUI Version: 8.0
  • Firmware: B361
  • Build Number: MHA-L29 8.0.0.361 [C432]
  • Region: Europe
  • Status: Official
  • Type: Full Firmware Image

Prerequisites

  1. This Firmware file is only for Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L29/MHA-L09 variants. Do not try to install this on any other device/model.
  2. We [the author or ThemeFoxx.com] shall not be held accountable for bricked devices or nuclear wars.
  3. It is recommended that you make a complete backup of your device before proceeding: Follow this guide to backup your device.
  4. Make sure your device has at least 60% of charge.

Download Huawei Mate 10 Android Oreo Firmware [EMUI 8.0]

1) Download 8.0.0.361 Oreo Update for Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L29C432B361 [C432][Europe]

2) Download 8.0.0.361 Update for Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L09C432B361 [C432][Europe]

How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Huawei Mate 9 [8.0.0.361]

Method 1: Update Huawei Mate 9 to Oreo Using HWOTA Tool

Prerequisites for this method:

  • Please note that this method requires an unlocked bootloader. If you want to unlock your Huawei Mate 9 Bootloader follow this guide: Unlock Huawei Mate 9 Bootloader.
  • Download HWOTA_MHA.zip file.
  • Make sure you have downloaded the files from the downloads section above and rename them as follows:
    1. Rename ‘update_data_full_public.zip‘ to ‘update_data_public.zip.
    2. Rename ‘update_full_MHA-LXX_hw_eu.zip‘ to ‘update_all_hw.zip‘.

Follow the below steps carefully:

  1. Extract the ‘HWOTA_MHA.zip’ to your PC.
  2. Make sure you have downloaded and renamed the files as in the instructions above. Now copy the three files as following: Copy the three files to C:\..\HWOTA\update folder
  3. Run the update.bat file as an administrator [Right click > Run as administator]. You will be asked for the downloaded files. Press any key to continue.
  4. Reboot your device into bootloader by pressing Volume down + Power Key.
  5. The above step will install TWRP recovery on your device.
  6. After TWRP installation is complete, reboot your device into TWRP by Volume Up + Power Key.
  7. Once you are in TWRP, plug-in the USB cable and connect your device to your PC and press the enter key.
  8. In this step: As we have extracted the files in our PC, choose ‘2‘ and press enter.
  9. You will again be asked to enter the update type > Type ‘1’ and press enter.
  10. Now the installation will be being; wait patiently for the procedure to complete.
  11. Done!

Method 2:

Prerequisites for this method:

  • Please note that this method requires an unlocked bootloader. If you want to unlock your Huawei Mate 9 Bootloader follow this guide: Unlock Huawei Mate 9 Bootloader.
  • Download HWOTA8 Package.zip file.
  • Make sure you have downloaded the files from the downloads section above and rename them as follows:
    1. Rename ‘update_data_full_public.zip‘ to ‘update_data_public.zip.
    2. Rename ‘update_full_hw_eu.zip‘ to ‘update_all_hw.zip‘.

Follow the below steps carefully:

  1. Reboot your Mate 9 into Fastboot mode.
    1. Power off your device.
    2. Hold down Volume Down + Power button at the same time.
  2. Extract the downloaded HWOTA8 [HWOTA8_2017110501.zip] on your PC.
  3. Inside the extracted HWOTA8 folder, run the Replace_Recovery.bat to flash TWRP recovery.
  4. Disconnect your device.
  5. Boot into TWRP Mode:
    1. Power off your device.
    2. Hold down Volume Up + Power button at the same time.
  6. Connect your phone to PC. Your phone’s storage will show up.
  7. Create a folder named ‘HWOTA8‘ on your SD Card.
  8. Copy the following files to the HWOTA8 folder you created above:
    1. hwota8_update.zip and MHA_RECOVERY8_NoCheck.img from the HWOTA8 folder on your PC.
    2. Huawei update package files: update.zip, update_data_public.zip, and update_all_hw.zip which you have downloaded from the downloads section.
  9. Disconnect your device.
  10. In TWRP, tap on Install > Select the hwota8_update.zip.
  11. The update will be installed automatically; be patient. Also, note that the first boot may take longer time than usual.
  12. Done!

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Android Oreo Update on your Huawei Mate 9.

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