Download Honor 8 B404/B405 Nougat Firmware [FRD-L09 – April/May 2018 Security]

Huawei started rolling a new nougat firmware update for Huawei Honor 8 with the FRD-L09 variant in Europe region. The update bumps the software version to FRD-L09C432B404/FRD-L09C432B405. Follow our guide to install Huawei Honor 8 B404/B405 Nougat Firmware on the FRD-L09 variant. This update integrates Google security patches released in April/May 2018 for improved system security.

The update is rolling over the air and will reach every user running Stock firmware without root or mods installed.  According to Huawei, then the update may take a couple of days or even weeks to receive as it is sent in a phase-wise manner. By installing this, you will enjoy the April/May 2018 Security Patch on Huawei Honor 8.

Huawei Honor 8

Manually Check Huawei Honor 8 B404/B405 Nougat Firmware FRD-L09

Now you can check for the OTA manually on Huawei Honor 8 in case if you didn’t receive the OTA. You can follow the below-given instruction on your phone to check for the official OTA update on your phone. Make sure that your device is running on Stock ROM without root or mods. If you are rooted, then you have to unroot it to receive the official OTA or else you can follow the below step-by-step guide to flash the FRD-L09C432B404/ FRD-L09C432B405 firmware on Huawei Honor 8.

To check for the OTA, Go to Settings –>  About Phone —> System update

This way you can check if you have any OTA update on your Huawei Honor 8. In case if you find the Huawei Honor 8 B404/B405 Nougat Firmware build, then you can hit the download button to install the update on your phone.

Before installing any update, make sure you have enough battery backup with at least 50% left. To download the OTA update, your phone must be running a stable WiFi or Data connection.

Recommended: Take Full Backup of any installation or upgrade.

If you still not received the OTA then don’t worry. You can now upgrade your phone to latest build manually using the file given below. yes! This guide will help you to install Huawei Honor 8 B404/B405 Nougat Firmware. The update is simple and easy. Make sure you read and follow the steps properly.

GetDroidTips is not responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device during installation. Do it at your own risk.

Official Firmware Details :

  • Device: Huawei Honor 8
  • Model No: FRD-L09
  • Android OS: 7.0
  • EMUI Version: 5.1
  • Firmware: B404/B405
  • Build Number: FRD-L09C432B404/ FRD-L09C432B405
  • Region: Europe
  • Status: Official
  • Type: Full firmware image
  • Size : 1.7 GB

Huawei Honor 8 B404/B405 Nougat Firmware Changelog:

  • Integrates Google security patches released in April/May 2018 for improved system security.


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Steps to Install Huawei Honor 8 B404/B405 Nougat Firmware

Before following the below guide on how to install firmware on Huawei Honor 8, you need to follow certain requirements. Download the required files before flashing the firmware on your phone.


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Full Guide To Install Firmware On Huawei Honor 8

Still not able to update? then you can flash the latest update using this guide: How to Extract and Install the file from Huawei Firmware package 


Some Useful Tips and Tricks:

I hope you have successfully flashed the Huawei Honor 8 B404/B405 Nougat Firmware using this guide. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment.

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