Download and Install Huawei Mate 9 Android Oreo 8.0.0.321 Stock ROM

Huawei joins the Android Oreo update brigade with the release of Android Oreo for Huawei Mate 9. The Mate 9 users can now enjoy the Android 8.0 Oreo 8.0.0.321 official stock ROM on their smartphones. Android Oreo brings all new goodies introduced by Google with some changes made by Huawei now. The latest Android Oreo update for Huawei is based on the Emotion UI better known as EMUI 8.0. 

Android 8.0 Oreo for Huawei Mate 9 is equipped with a new UI for some of the menus and some applications running on the phone. The new update brings performance and battery life boost for the handset. Android Oreo introduces new features like the Picture in Picture mode, better background apps management, notifications channel, better Bluetooth and WiFi management and a lot more. You will find all these goodies on your Huawei Mate 9 as well now.

If we talk about the Huawei Mate 9, this phone was released in the year 2016. The phone first came out running on Android Nougat out of the box. At that time, Huawei Mate 9 was powered by EMUI 5. The Android Oreo update was pre-planned for this handset. If you own this phone, it may be the perfect moment for you to get a brand new piece of software on your phone.

Although installing this firmware manually is a piece of cake, but it’s always important to try the least complex method. To update your Mate 9 to Android Oreo, you can check the OTA section of your phone first. If you find an update with the build number 8.0.0.321, you can update it immediately and avoid going through anything that is complex. If the OTA update hasn’t made it to your region yet, then the only option you are left with is the manual installation of the Android Oreo ROM on your Huawei Mate 9.

Let’s go through the tutorial now to install Huawei Mate 9 Android Oreo 8.0.0.321 Stock ROM. There are two different methods available, you can opt for the one that seems easier to you.

Update Huawei Mate 9 to Android Oreo 8.0.0.321 Stock Firmware

Huawei Mate 9 Android Oreo Update Prerequisites

  1. This firmware guide is only for the Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L29 and MHA-L09. Check your phone’s model number under Settings > About device before going ahead. Flashing this on any other phone will brick it.
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% to ensure that it doesn’t die during the installation process.
  3. Backup all your important contacts, call logs, SMS Messages, and media content. This is important so that you do not lose your data during the installation process.
  4. Follow the tutorial carefully. In case of a mishap, Techbeasts may not be held responsible.

Download Huawei Mate 9 Android 8.0 Oreo 8.0.0.321 – MHA-L29 – Europe

  1. Update.zip file – Download
  2. update_full_MHA-L29_hw_meafnaf.zip – Download
  3. update_data_full_public.zip – Download

Download Huawei Mate 9 Android 8.0 Oreo 8.0.0.321 – MHA-L29 – Asia

  1. Update.zip file – Download
  2. update_full_MHA-L29_hw_meafnaf.zip – Download
  3. update_data_full_public.zip – Download

Download Huawei Mate 9 Android 8.0 Oreo 8.0.0.321 – MHA-L09 – Europe

Update Huawei Mate 9 to Android Oreo 8.0.0.321 using HWOTA Tool

  1. Download HWOTA_MHA.zip file and extract it on your computer’s desktop. You will get the HWOTA folder with all the necessary files inside.
  2. The bootloader of your Huawei phone must be unlocked in order to follow these steps. In case you have an unlocked bootloader, you can skip this step.
  3. It’s time to rename the downloaded files for the Huawei HWOTA tool now. Rename the files as follows.
    1. update_data_full_public.zip file to update_data_public.zip file [only removed full from the file name.]
    2. update_full_hw_usa.zip file to update_all_hw.zip [removed full and USA.]
  4. Copy the extracted HWOTA_MHA.zip file/folder to your phone’s SD card now.
  5. Copy the downloaded and renamed update files to the HWOTA\update folder inside your phone’s SD card now.
  6. Now run the update.bat file from the HWOTA extracted folder. The tool will ask if you have already copied the files. Press any key to continue from here.
  7. Now connect your phone to your PC. In the opened command window, enter the command adb reboot bootloader and this will take your phone into the bootloader mode. Do not close the command window.
  8. HWOTA tool will automatically install TWRP recovery on your phone now.
  9. Now disconnect your phone from your computer. Boot your phone into TWRP recovery by powering it off, now press and hold Volume Up + Power button to enter TWRP recovery.
  10. Connect your phone to your computer while you are in the TWRP recovery mode.
  11. Since we copied the HWOTA folder in your phone’s SD card, you will type 1 in the command window and press enter.
  12. It will ask you about the update type. You will type 1 and press enter button 2 times now.
  13. It will now install the files now and update your Mate 9 to Android 8.0 Oreo in a few minutes. That’s all.

Update Huawei Mate 9 to Android Oreo 8.0.0.321 using HiSuite Tool

Custom ROM URLs:

MH-L29 – Europe: http://update.hicloud.com:8180/TDS/data/files/p3/s15/G1819/g1699/v100248/f1/

MH-L29 – Asia: http://update.hicloud.com:8180/TDS/data/files/p3/s15/G1819/g1699/v98761/f2

MH-L09 – Europe: http://update.hicloud.com:8180/TDS/data/files/p3/s15/G1819/g1699/v100243/f1/

  1. Download Huawei Updater Download Link
  2. Download and install Huawei HiSuiteDownload Link
  3. Extract the Huawei Updater file and run the HuaweiUpdater.exe file.
  4. In the Updater, check the Custom ROM and Custom Port boxes.
  5. Now in the Custom ROM bar, enter the ROM version for your phones model number. For example, you will enter MHA-L29 8.0.0.321 (C432log) for this model, MHA-L29 8.0.0.321 (C636log) for the Asian ROM and MHA-L09 8.0.0.321 (C432log) for L09.
  6. Copy the custom ROM URL from above. Paste this link address into the Custom ROM URL in the updater tool.
  7. Now click the Start button and accept the warning/agreement.
  8. Connect your phone to your computer now and wait for HiSuite recognizes your phone.
  9. In the HiSuite tool, go to Settings > General > custom Proxy and make set these options as
    1. Adress: 127.0.0.1
    2. Port: 41279
  10. Now get back to the main menu in HiSuite and click on System Update.
  11. Now click on Update and let it download the firmware.
  12. HiSuite will start downloading the firmware and automatically install it on your phone. That’s all.
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