Download and Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Honor 8 [AOSP]

Android 8.0 Oreo on Honor 8 (AOSP 8.0): It’s already been more than one year since the Honor 8 was released and many of the users waiting for the official Android Oreo update.Huawei P8 Lite was released in 2016, July at a budget-friendly price. It comes with 5.2-inch 1080×1920 pixels resolution display, HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset combined with Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex A53) CPU with 4GB of RAM and 3000mAh battery. It is packed with the 12MP primary camera and 8 MP front-facing camera. It comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box and can be upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat.

The OpenKirin team is well-recognized in the Honor forums, and they released many custom ROMs for the Honor 8 which incincludesneageOS 14.1, AOSPA, and much more. They keep users get updated to latest software in the form of custom ROMs. The XDA Senior Member XePeleato with his team recently uploaded the AOSP 8.0 Oreo build for the Honor 8. Anyhow it has got some bugs like signal strength, GPS, cameras, and VoLTE. The OpenKirin team working on these bugs, they may soon release another stable update. The other thing that happens in parallel with the release of a new Android version is the development of the Custom OS which essentially acts as a wrapper to the underlying Android version. Many XDA developers have developed Custom ROMs based on the latest Android version which brings all new features and updates.

The AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo on Honor 8 is packed with all new Android Oreo features. Follow this guide to install AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo on Honor 8. To flash AOSP 8.0 on your device, TWRP custom recovery should be installed on your device. As this the initial release, it may contain bugs, may not suitable for daily use.  In this process you may lose the data, so we recommend to take the complete backup before proceeding further. Follow the below guide to update your Honor 8 to AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo.


1) Make sure the bootloader on your device is unlocked and your device is rooted and you have a custom recovery installed.

If your bootloader is locked then check out the guide here

3) Make sure your device is rooted and have a custom recovery like TWRP Installed


AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo for Honor 8

Source: XDA

Contributors – XePeleatosurdu_petruOldDroid, svetius

Known bugs:

  • GPS
  • Camera (both of them)
  • Low radio signal
  • VoLTE

How To Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Honor 8 [AOSP]

  • First, download the desire Custom ROM from above and save it in your device’s sd card
  • Now download the GApps file from the link given below and save it in your device’s sd card

For Android Oreo ROMs [icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Download Latest Gapps For Android Oreo | Android 8.0 GApps

  • Now select install and then browse for the downloaded ROM file and then select it. Next flash the Gapps file and then Magisk (optional).
How To Install Android 8.0 Oreo on Honor 8 [AOSP] How To Flash GApps (Zip) via TWRP Recovery How To Install Magisk on Android Oreo To Gain Root

Once the flashing process is completed, reboot your phone and you will be booted into Android 8.0 Oreo.

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