Huawei Mate 8 NXT-L29 Nougat B560 Firmware (Middle East – Africa)

Huawei Mate 8 NXT-29 Nougat B560 is available for middle eastern users. This update can be installed by following guide given below.

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Huawei Mate 8 NXT-L29 Nougat B560 Middle East

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Huawei Mate 8 NXT-L29 Nougat B560 Middle East

Firmware Details

  • Firmware Download Link : Huawei Server | Alternative Link
  • File Download Size: 1.4 GB
  • Data File Download Link: Huawei Server | Alternative Link
  • File Download Size: 865 MB
  • Build Number: NXT-L29C185B560
  • Release Date: 05-Jan-2017
  • Supported Model: NXT-L29C185 (Middle East & Africa)
  • Update Type: Full OTA Official

Installation Method 1

  • This method only works until huawei server links are working.
  • Bootloader should be Locked
  • Enable oem unlock in developer options
  • Battery should be charged 70%
  • You must have atleast 5GB free space
  • Download Huawei updater from This Link
  • Download latest Hisuite from official huawei website
  • Open huawei update, tick in custom rom, in custom rom version type NXT-L29C185B560
  • In Custom rom URL copy this link http://update.hicloud.com:8180/TDS/data/files/p3/s15/G1582/g104/v80664/f1/
  • Then tick custom port, don’t change it.
  • Now connect your phone with pc and make sure Hisuite recognize and connected properly. then just open Hisuite menu and change network settings as shown in image below.

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    Hisuite Configuration

  • Then in huawei updater press start and in hisuite click check for update.
  • It should start downloading and install firmware

Installation Method 2

  • Backup your data 1st.
  • Enable OEM unlock in developer options
  • Unlock bootloader (How to unlock?)
  • Copy both files (Don’t Extract), update.zip and “update_data_full_hw_meafnaf.zip” file on sd card (you can not use internal storage)
  • If You are on Marshmallow download TWRP recovery (From this link), copy this file to installation directory of Minimal ADB and Fastboot (C:/program files/Minima ADB and Fastboot)
  • Open adb interface, connect phone in fastboot mode and type ” fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.0.3.img “
  • Once twrp flashed , enter twrp mode (switch off phone then hold volume up + power)
  • On 1st screen just swipe blue bar to enter TWRP.
  • In TWRP tap on install and select update.zip file 1st, then swipe to install, Don’t reboot.
  • Go back to main menu and again tap on install and select “update_data_full_hw_meafnaf.zip” file, and again swipe to install it.(if you get error 7 , ignore it)
  • Now reboot & Nougat will be running on your device.

Mutahhar Bashir

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