How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Huawei P9 Lite 2017

Huawei P9 Lite 2017 (codename: hi6250) launched in January 2017. The phone came out of the box with Android 7.0 Nougat. Are you looking to install the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo on Huawei P9 Lite 2017? then you are in the right place. Today we will guide you on how to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Huawei P9 Lite 2017 smartphone.

Huawei P9 Lite 2017 features a 5.2-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The smartphone is powered by Kirin 655 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64 GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The camera on the Huawei P9 Lite 2017 comes with 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP front shooting camera. Huawei P9 Lite 2017 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box with a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery. It also has a fingerprint sensor in the rear. The handset supports Nano Sim. It comes with connectivity options such as Bluetooth, WiFi, USB OTG, FM, 3G, and 4G.

If you are here for the first time to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Huawei P9 Lite 2017, you can read our article to know the difference between custom ROM and stock ROM. To install a custom ROM, you have to unlock bootloader and you must have the latest TWRP Recovery on your phone. In case if you have all this, then installing Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery is simple. You can follow our tutorial on how to flash custom ROM using TWRP Recovery.

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Huawei P9 Lite 2017

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What’s in Android 8.1 Oreo:

After rolling the Android 8.0 Oreo, we know that Google will surely come up with the latest version which will improve the features which were implemented in Android 8.0 version.

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As you’d expect, Android 8.1 Oreo is an incremental update that builds out some of the new features found in the first version of Oreo. Android 8.1 Oreo is an improved version and shortcomings of Android 8.0 Oreo – This doesn’t mean Android 8.1 doesn’t include the new feature because it does. Here are all the features of Android Oreo [8.0/8.1]

Features of Android Oreo:

  • Notifications Channels (8.0)
  • Picture In A Picture (8.0)
  • Multi-Display Support (8.0)
  • Keyboard Navigation (8.0)
  • Background Limits (8.0)
  • New Wi-Fi Features (8.0)
  • Better Icons (8.0)
  • Autofill (8.0)
  • Cheeseburger Emoji (8.1)
  • Neural Networks API (8.1)
  • Pixel Visual Core co-processing technology to third-party developers (8.1)
  • and many more
Also Read: Top 10 Features of Android Oreo

Download ROM and Gapps Here

OS Download File
DotOS 8.1 Oreo Download

Any Of the Gapps Below

MindTheGApps 8.1.0 Package

Delta Gapps with Modular Add-On

Micro GApps Package For Android Oreo

Android Oreo Gapps Package [Open Gapps] – Recommended

Gapps For LineageOS 15/15.1 [Also Supported any Android 8.1]

Steps to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Huawei P9 Lite 2017:

Follow our below guide to install the Android 8.1 Oreo on Huawei P9 Lite 2017. Simply download the below given ROM and Gapps file to experience the Android 8.1 Oreo on Huawei P9 Lite 2017 smartphone. To install any Custom firmware on Huawei P9 Lite 2017, you should have TWRP Recovery or any custom recovery.

Before grabbing the download link and installing the custom ROM, then make sure to follow the pre-requisites.

Pre-Requisites:

Instructions to Install:

  1. First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei P9 Lite 2017
  2. Now install TWRP Recovery for Huawei P9 Lite 2017. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
  3. Download the below Android 8.1 Oreo for Huawei P9 Lite 2017.
  4. Now boot into TWRP Recovery, Here is the method to boot into Recovery.
  5. Before installing Wipe System Data on TWRP Recovery (DO NOT WIPE INTERNAL STORAGE)

Guide to Flash Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery

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