Download Huawei Mate 9 Android 7.0 Nougat B156 update (MHA-L09/L29)

Huawei Mate 9 starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat B156 update via OTA. It is based on Android Nougat firmware with EMUI 5.0 Official OS on top. It is a stable update and brings the security patch for the month of January this year. The firmware update is currently rolling out to European regions while the other regions will soon receive the same update. If you’re one of those users who finds difficulty in upgrading via OTA, then here we have shared a complete tutorial on how to manually install the Nougat B156 update on Huawei Mate 9. Without much wasting time, follow the below steps to update your smartphone.

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  • The following guide is compatible with Huawei Mate 9 with model numbers MHA-L09 and MHA-L29.
  • Ensure a complete backup of your device has been taken. This includes the backup of contacts, gallery items, text messages, and app data, etc.
  • The battery of the device should be 70% or more to avoid unnecessary power-off during the update process.
  • Download & install Mate 9 USB drivers on your PC.

Download Nougat B156 firmware for Huawei Mate 9

Huawei Mate 9 MHA – L09:

  • Nougat B156 – Download Link (1.7GB)
  • EU CUST – Download Link (418MB)

Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L29:

  • Nougat B156 – Download Link (1.7GB)
  • EU CUST – Download Link (416MB)

Disclaimer: The below guide is meant to install Nougat B156 Update on Huawei Mate 9. So, don’t try to execute the below tutorial on any Huawei device. Also, flashing firmware involves risks. We, Huawei Advices should not be held responsible for any damage that occurs to your device during or after the flashing process. Always proceed at your own risk.

Related: How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Huawei Mate 9

How to install Android 7.0 Nougat B156 Update on Huawei Mate 9:

1. Firstly, download Nougat B156 & EU CUST based on your device model number and extract it on your computer.

2. Now you need to find the “” file and copy it to the “dload” folder of your device micro SD card. If there is no dload folder, then you need to create a new folder with dload name.

3. Once the ROM is copied, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it off.

4. Now you need to press and hold Vol Up + Vol Down + Power keys together for a couple of seconds.

5. This will start the installation process on your mobile.

6. Wait till the flashing process is completed. Once done, reboot your device.

Note: If your device doesn’t show the B156 firmware build then flash the CUST EU zip file in the same way as Update.Zip file. [Note: before flashing CUST EU Zip file, remove the file from dload folder]

Congratulations! You have successfully upgraded your Huawei Mate 9 smartphone to Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. For any queries, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below as we’re always there to help you out. Do share the post with your friends on social media and let them help to upgrade their respective smartphones.

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