How To Downgrade Huawei Mate 9 from Android 8.0 Oreo To Nougat

Follow this guide to Revert Back / Rollback Huawei Mate 9 from Android 8.0 Oreo To Nougat: Huawei has recently released Android 8.0 Oreo update for Huawei Mate 9, and if you have not taken the update yet, you should go ahead and experience the features Android 8.0 Oreo has to offer. Some of the new features include new app notifications, picture-in-picture mode, auto-fill feature like web browsers, better copy and paste option, advanced doze mode and faster reboot, Wi-Fi Aware feature, and likewise.

But there is a certain section of Mate 9 users who did not find Oreo as convenient as Nougat. If you are one of those users who want Nougat back on your Mate 9, you need to follow the following simple steps to rollback your operating system easily.

Disclaimer –

We will not be held responsible for any damage that might occur to your Huawei Mate 9 for wrong execution of the following steps. Therefore, you should proceed at your own risk.

Pre-Requirements –

  • This method is only applicable for Huawei Mate 9 G570F users.
  • Take a complete backup of all device data and apps because everything will be wiped out during the flashing process.
  • Make sure the battery change is at least 60% so that there is no shutdown during the process.

Downloads –

Download the latest USB drivers for your device.

  • For MHA-L29C567B190 (USA) – Download (update_full_MHA-L29_hw_usa.zip)
  • For MHA-L29C185B190 – Middle East – Download (update_full_MHA-L09_hw_meafnaf.zip)

Steps To Downgrade Huawei Mate 9 from Android 8.0 Oreo To Nougat

Downgrade Huawei Mate 9 from Android 8.0 Oreo To Nougat

#1 Method

Step 1. Extract the downloaded appropriate Zip file and go to the root directory on your device.

Step 2. Create a folder “dload” in the root directory and transfer the update.app file to that dload folder.

Step 3. Disconnect the device from your computer and then go to Setting and tap on Update option.

Step 4. Tap on the menu button and select Local Update. Now you have to browse and select Update.app file and the installation process will begin.

Once done, reboot your Huawei mate 9 and your OS will be rolled back to Android Nougat.

#2 Method

Step 1. Extract the downloaded appropriate Zip file and go to the root directory on your device.

Step 2. Create a folder “dload” in the root directory and transfer the update.app file to that dload folder.

Step 3. Disconnect the device from your computer and then go to Setting and tap on Update option.

Step 4. Press Volume Up + Volume Down + Power button together and the update process will start automatically.

Wait for the process to complete and reboot your device.

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