How To Downgrade Huawei Honor 9 from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo


Have you upgraded Huawei Honor 9 to Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.0? If yes! then how did it go? Well, here we will guide on how to downgrade Huawei Honor 9 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 Honor 9 and don’t like the update or facing any issues like Lag, or your battery draining quickly, then you can downgrade Huawei Honor 9 from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo by following this steps. To downgrade you must download the Honor 9 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 Honor 9 and want to try it? then follow our guide on how to Install Huawei Honor 9 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 9 from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo


Rollback Firmware Details:

  • Device: Huawei Honor 9
  • Model: STF-AL00, STF-TL00, STF-L09, STF-AL10
  • Android Rollback Version: 9.0 Pie -> 8.1 Oreo
  • EMUI Rollback Version: 9.0 -> 8.0
  • Status: Official
  • Type: Rollback firmware Package
  • Changelog: This update will roll back your phone’s operating system to Android 8.0 (EMUI 8.2).

Downgrade Huawei Honor 9 from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo

Well, Here we will guide on how to rollback to Android Oreo on Honor 9. Make sure to download the Android Oreo Rollback package for Honor 9 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.


  • This will work only on Huawei Honor 9
  • Make sure to download all the required tools, drivers and Rollback package
  • Charge your Honor 9 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 Honor 9 variant. So make sure to comment below with your modeL

Download Drivers and Rollback Files:


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 file from Huawei Firmware package.

I hope this guide was useful to downgrade Huawei Honor 9 from Android 9.0 Pie to Oreo.

Huawei Honor 9 Specifications:

Huawei Honor 9 features a 5.15 inches LTPS IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Octa-core 4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor coupled with 4/6GB of RAM. The phone packs 64/128GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Huawei Honor 9 comes with Dual 12MP + 20MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, HDR, panorama and 8 MP front shooting camera.

Huawei Honor 9 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 and backed by Li-Po 3200 mAh Non-removable battery. It also has a Fingerprint sensor on the front. The handset supports Hybrid Dual SIM with 4G on both slots. It comes with connectivity options such as Bluetooth, Wifi, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G.

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