Today Huawei started rolling a new nougat update for Huawei nova 2. The software version labeled as PIC-L29C10B173 which is supported in Russia region. Now you can install Huawei nova 2 B173 Nougat Firmware on the PIC-L29 variant. This update integrates Google security patches released in May 2018 for improved system security.
The update is currently rolling via OTA and it is sent in a phase-wise manner for users in Russia. It may take a couple of days or even weeks to receive the update. You need to wait for the official roll out to upgrade Huawei nova 2 to the new build number PIC-L29C10B173. This update integrates the latest Google security patches for improved system security.
Manually Check Huawei nova 2 B173 Nougat Firmware PIC-L29 [Russia]
Now you can check for the OTA manually on Huawei nova 2 Russia region 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 PIC-L29C10B173 firmware on Huawei nova 2.
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 nova 2. In case if you find the Huawei nova 2 B173 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 and you want to update manually using the update.zip file on your Huawei nova 2, then you can follow the below guide. This guide will help you to install Huawei nova 2 B173 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 nova 2
- Model No: PIC-L29
- Android OS: 7.0
- EMUI Version: 5.0
- Firmware: B173
- Build Number: PIC-L29C10B173
- Region: Russia
- Status: Official
- Type: Full firmware image
- Size : 1.7 GB
What’s on Android 7.0 Nougat?
Android 7.0 Nougat comes with a handful of features such as App Shortcuts, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Launch the camera by pressing the power button twice, Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, GIF Support, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.
Huawei nova 2 B173 Nougat Firmware Changelog:
- Integrates Google security patches for improved system security.
- Integrates Google security patches released in May 2018 for improved system security.
PIC-L29C10B173 – Russia
Still not able to update? then you can flash the latest update using this guide: Download Firmware for Huawei Devices with Huawei Firmware Finder
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