Today Huawei started rolling a new nougat update for Huawei P9 Plus. The software version labeled as VIE-L29C636B389/VIE-L29C185B389 which is supported in Asia and Middle East region. Now you can install Huawei P9 Plus B389 Nougat Firmware on the VIE-L29 variant.
The update is currently rolling via OTA and it is sent in a phase-wise manner for users in Asia/Middle East. 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 P9 Plus to the new build number VIE-L29C636B389/VIE-L29C185B389. This update adds 3D panorama mode in Camera and a recycle bin in Gallery, Optimizes the App twin feature to support logging in with two accounts for certain apps, such as Messenger and Integrated Google security patches for improved system security.
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Manually Check Huawei P9 Plus B389 Nougat Firmware VIE-L29 [Asia/Middle East]
Now you can check for the OTA manually on Huawei P9 Plus Asia/Middle East 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 VIE-L29C636B389/VIE-L29C185B389 firmware on Huawei P9 Plus.
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 P9 Plus. In case if you find the Huawei P9 Plus B389 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 P9 Plus, then you can follow the below guide. This guide will help you to install Huawei P9 Plus B389 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 P9 Plus
- Model No: VIE-L29
- Android OS: 7.0
- EMUI Version: 5.0
- Firmware: B389
- Build Number: VIE-L29C636B389/VIE-L29C185B389
- Region: Asia/Middle East
- 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 P9 Plus B389 Nougat Firmware Changelog:
- This update adds 3D panorama mode in Camera and a recycle bin in Gallery.
- Optimizes the App twin feature to support logging in with two accounts for certain apps, such as Messenger.
- Integrates Google security patches for improved system security.
Fixes an issue where the main and twin Facebook apps could not be online at the same time.
- This update will improve your device’s performance and stability to bring you a better user experience.
VIE-L29C636B389 – Asia/Middle East
VIE-L29C185B389 – Middle East
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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- Huawei P9 Plus Stock Firmware Collections
- How To Dual Boot Huawei P9 Plus Using Dual Boot Patcher
- Root And Install TWRP Recovery For Huawei P9 Plus
- How to Install Xposed Framework on Nougat 7.0 and 7.1
- A guide to fix Bootloop Issue Caused by an Incompatible Xposed Module
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