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Download and Install Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Finally, Huawei released the official Android 8.0 Oreo update for Huawei Honor 6X. The update is currently available as an OTA for devices running Stock ROM without Root. Now install Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo Update via our guide.

Talking about the specs, Huawei Honor 6X  features a 5.5-inches display with a screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The smartphone is powered by 1.7GHz octa-core Kirin 655 processor coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM model. The phone packs 32GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. The main selling point of Honor 6X is the camera which comes with 12MP Dual Camera setup and 8MP front shooting camera. The Honor 6X runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with a non-removable battery of 3340mAh power.

The update is sent via OTA (Over the air), and it may take a couple of days or even weeks to receive the update. Like we said, The update is rolling in a phase-wise manner. You need to wait for the official roll out to upgrade Huawei Honor 6X to Android 8.0 Oreo Update. The update brings the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update and features along with Emotion UI 8.0 for Huawei Honor 6X.

Now you can install Android 8.0 Oreo on Huawei Honor 6X. With this Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo Update, Huawei has added the latest feature from Android 8.0 Oreo such as refreshed UI and design, New app notifications, 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.

Download and Install Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo Update

How to Check Software Update on Honor 6X

Here you can download and install Android 8.0 Oreo for Huawei Honor 6X. The update has started rolling, more region will come soon. To check for the official OTA update, Go to Settings –>  About Phone —> System update

If you are still waiting for the Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update, then you can check the OTA manually. Follow our below guide which can see if you have any OTA on your phone. Before that make sure you are running Official Stock ROM without root or mods installed. If you are rooted, then first you need to unroot your phone.

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 6X. In case if you find the Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo 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.

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Recommended: Take Full Backup before any installation or upgrade.

If you still not received the OTA and you want to update manually using the update.zip file on your Huawei Honor 6X, then you can follow the below guide. This guide will help you to install Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo Firmware. The update is simple and easy. Make sure you read and follow the steps properly.

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What is Android 8.0 Oreo?

Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest iteration of 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 includes 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.

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New features for Android Oreo:

  • Notifications Channels – This feature provides the ability to group notifications from numerous apps into one channel. This means you can group notifications for certain apps together and make it easier for the management of notifications. This is overall a nice addition to what Google started with Android Nougat.
  • Picture In A Picture – Videos will switch to smaller, minimized versions when you navigate to other apps. This feature is similar to what a YouTube video does in the YouTube mobile app when you drag it to the corner.
  • Multi-Display Support – This feature would provide you with the ability to launch an activity, say, Chrome, on a remote display like your HDTV or PC display. The potential applications for this feature are endless.
  • Keyboard Navigation – This feature would bring to you the ability to use keys to navigate apps.
  • Background Limits – This feature will let you set a limit to what an app can do while it’s operating in the background. You can use this to conserve power and in turn get more battery life.
  • New Wi-Fi Features – This new Android version would Include more Wi-Fi features like Neighborhood Aware Networking (NAN), which makes it easy for devices to connect with one another without an internet access point or internet access at all.
  • Better Icons – Google has made icons in Android O to be adaptive. This means that they will take different shapes depending on the system they’re used on. This is a cool feature, isn’t it?

Download Firmware here

Other Region Firmware:

Chinese Unit Firmware

Build Number Model No Oreo Version Region
BLN-AL10C00B509 BLN-AL10 8.0.0.509 China
BLN-AL20C00B509 BLN-AL20 8.0.0.509 China
BLN-AL30C00B509 BLN-AL30 8.0.0.509 China
BLN-AL40C00B509 BLN-AL40 8.0.0.509 China
BLN-AL10C00B508 BLN-AL10 8.0.0.508 China
BLN-AL20C00B508  BLN-AL20 8.0.0.508 China
BLN-AL30C00B508 BLN-AL30 8.0.0.508 China
BLN-AL30C00B508 BLN-AL40 8.0.0.508 China

Steps to Install Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Before following the below guide on how to install firmware on Huawei Honor 6X Android 8.0 Oreo Update, you need to follow certain requirements. Download the required files before flashing the firmware on your phone.

Pre-Requisite:

  1. This Update is only for Huawei Honor 6X users.
  2. GetDroidTips.com is not responsible for any damage to your phone while installing this Update.
  3. You need to Activate Developer Option and Enable USB Debugging.
  4. Make sure that you have latest USB drivers installed
  5. Take the complete backup of your phone and then proceed.

GetDroidTips will not be responsible for bricking or damage to your device

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.

Comments

      1. Just wanted to say thank you, & if you know any time soon ( or maybe never !? ) the Oreo will be available for BLN-L21 models ?
        Thanks again

  1. Are you sure about this update. I spoke with custormer support and they said the honor 6x will not receive the oreo update

    1. This update is currently for China Honor 6X. Yes, Huawei will roll Android Oreo for Honor 6X. Customer Support will never keep their word. Sometime they won’t have much info regarding this.

  2. Comment: please can you tell me how to update software Honor 6x iam in Kuwait please please please please tell me

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