Today Huawei started rolling the March 2018 security patch for Huawei P9. The update is currently supported for variant EVA-L09 with latest Android Nougat firmware. Now you can download and install the firmware on your device by following our simple guide. The update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
Talking about the specs, Huawei P9 features a 5.2-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 955 processor coupled with 3 or 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB or 64 GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card. The camera on the Huawei P9 comes with Dual 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP front shooting camera. The Huawei P9 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery. It also has a fingerprint sensor in the rear.
The update is rolling via OTA (Over the air) and it is sent in a phase-wise manner. The update may take a couple of days or even weeks to reach every corner of the world. Along with March 2018 Security Patch, the update also Adds Headset monitoring, allowing you to listen to your voice when doing karaoke. It supports mainstream Karaoke apps, including Tianlai KTV and Wesing. The update also improves the smoothness of the Wechat game Tiaoyitiao.
To install this OTA update, first of all, make sure you are running on Stock Android ROM without root or mods. Even if you have unlocked the bootloader, then upgradation process may fail. You can follow the below instructions to manually check for the Software update.
How to Check Software Update Manually?
- First of all, Go to Settings
- Tap on Update option and in some phone, you need to go into system menu to see the update option
- Tap Check for updates
- Your phone will now check for updates.
[su_note note_color=”#fffde3″]Note: Checking and downloading software updates will use data included in your plan. If you have a data limit, then use a stable WiFi Connection to start the downloading process. Also, make sure you have enough battery on your phone. [/su_note]
This way you can check if you have any OTA update on your Huawei P9. In case if you find the Huawei P9 March 2018 Security Update build, then you can hit the download button to install the update on Huawei P9.
Steps to March 2018 Security Patch for Huawei P9 Manually
If you still not received March 2018 Security Patch for Huawei P9, then you can simply proceed with our manual upgradation process. Follow the procedure given below. Download the March 2018 Patch and install manually.
Currently Supported Build and Download link
- This Update is only for Huawei P9 users.
- GetDroidTips.com is not responsible for any damage to your phone while installing this Update.
- You need to Activate Developer Option and Enable USB Debugging.
- Make sure that you have latest Huawei USB drivers installed
- Take the complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
Still not able to update? then you can flash the latest update using this guide: Download Firmware for Huawei Devices with Huawei Firmware Finder.
Some Useful Tips and Tricks:
- Huawei P9 Stock Firmware Collections
- How To Root And Install Official TWRP Recovery For Huawei P9
- How to Use Android Pay on any rooted or Bootloader Unlocked device
I hope you have successfully flashed the March 2018 Security Patch for Huawei P9 using this guide. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment.