Downgrade Honor 7x From Android 8.0 Oreo To Nougat [Rollback Package]

Today we will guide you on How To Downgrade Honor 7x by Huawei From Android 8.0 Oreo To Nougat (Rollback). If you are wondering why there is a need to roll back, it’s because a user might not like the latest Oreo update as it might not be stable. Also, some users might not like some features of Oreo. So, the user would want to undo the update and go back to the previous AndroidOS. In this case, a user has to move back to Android Nougat OS.

Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest iteration of the Android Operating system. This is the 8th major version of the Android mobile operating system after the release of Android Nougat. The latest features of Android Oreo include New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.

Huawei Honor 7x is a dual SIM smartphone launched in October 2017. The phone comes with a 5.93-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels. It runs on a 1.7GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor and 4 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. This device packs 32 GB of expandable internal storage.  Huawei Honor 7x brings a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.

Now you can easily revert back to Android Nougat using this guide. The Guide is simple and easy to return to Nougat from Oreo Update. Follow the steps which can change back to Nougat OS.  Check the below Step by Step guide to downgrade Honor 7x.

How To Downgrade Huawei Honor 7x From Android Oreo To Nougat

Before you perform the downgrade, follow the below-mentioned pre-requisite


  1. This method is only for Huawei Honor 7x users.
  2. Make sure to charge your phone for at least 60% or more.
  3. GetDroidTips is not responsible if you brick or damage to your phone while installing this Update.
  4. Make sure that you have the latest USB drivers installed
  5. Download the firmware files necessary from below.
  6. Read the steps carefully before proceeding.
  7. Remember this process may erase your data, So backup your data (No Root Required)
  8. Take a complete backup of your apps and then proceed.


You have to download the Nougat firmware and data file package to downgrade Honor 7x.


Download Full Nougat Update

Steps To Downgrade Honor 7x

Below are two methods to downgrade 7x.

Method 1

  • Extract the downloaded ZIP file
  • Create a folder dload in the root directory and move the file in the dload folder.
  • Navigate to the phone Settings -–>Update and Click on the menu button.
  • Select Local update.
  • Tap on the file to start the installation process.
  • Once the installation process completes reboot your Huawei Honor 7x.

Method 2

  • Extract the Downloaded Nougat firmware Zip File
  • Create a folder dload in the root directory and move the file in the dload folder.
  • Navigate to the phone Settings -–>Update and Click on the menu button.
  • Press “Volume Up + Volume Down and Power Button” simultaneously.
  • The Update installation will start automatically.
  • Wait until the update installation completes.

That’s all. Now you have successfully downgraded to Android Nougat on Huawei Honor 7x. If you have got some queries do let us know in the comment section below.

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  1. It’s not working at all error while updating showing installation failed. I think Oreo partition is different from nougat we can’t rollback. I tried installing the Oreo rom but its also failed.

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