How to Downgrade Huawei Honor 8X from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo

Last few days, it has been a pie update for most of the Huawei devices. If you have upgraded Huawei Honor 8X to Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.0 and you want to downgrade? Well, here we will guide on how to downgrade Huawei Honor 8X from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo. Downgrade process is little complicated, so we request you to read carefully before jumping straight to the conclusion of rolling back to Oreo.

Recently Huawei started the beta test of Android 9.0 Pie for a few Huawei devices with the latest EMUI 9.0 interface. If you upgraded your Huawei Honor 8X and don’t like the update or facing any issues like Lag, or your battery draining quickly, then you can downgrade Huawei Honor 8X from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo by following this steps. To downgrade you must download the Huawei Honor 8X Rollback file from the link given below in respect of the region code.

In case if you have not upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie on Huawei Honor 8X and want to try it? then follow our guide on how to Install Huawei Honor 8X Android 9.0 Pie Update. Well, Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th iteration of Android OS which brings new gesture-based navigation system. Other features of Android 9 Pie are New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, Android Dashboard which Google calls Digital Wellbeing, and more other features.

How to Downgrade Huawei Honor 8X from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo

Rollback Firmware Details:

  • Device: Huawei Honor 8X
  • Model: INE-L22, INE-L21, INE-L02, 
  • Android Rollback Version: 9.0 Pie -> 8.0 Oreo
  • EMUI Rollback Version: 9.0 -> 8.2
  • Status: Official
  • Type: Rollback firmware Package
  • Changelog: This update will roll back your phone’s operating system to Android 8.0 (EMUI 8.0).

Downgrade Huawei Honor 8X from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo

Well, Here we will guide on how to rollback to Android Oreo on Huawei Honor 8X. Make sure to download the Android Oreo Rollback package for Huawei Honor 8X and read the steps carefully. Now you can easily revert back to Android Oreo using this guide. The Guide is simple and easy to return to Oreo from 9.0 Pie Update.

Pre-Requisites:

  • This will work only on Huawei Honor 8X
  • Make sure to download all the required tools, drivers and Rollback package
  • Charge your Huawei Honor 8X to at least 50% before following this guide
  • By rolling back, you may lose all your data. So take a complete backup of your data before degrading your firmware.
  • I don’t guarantee that this will work on all Huawei Honor 8X variant. So make sure to comment below with your modeL

Download Drivers and Rollback Files:

More Variant will be coming soon.

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Instructions:

Still not able to update? then you can flash the latest update using this guide: Download Firmware for Huawei Devices with Huawei Firmware Finder

We have also shared useful extraction trick to Extract and Install the Update.app file from Huawei Firmware package.

I hope this guide was useful to downgrade Huawei Honor 8X from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo.

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