Huawei P9 Lite VNS-L21 Nougat B336 Update EMUI 5(Europe)

Huawei P9 Lite VNS-L21 Nougat update has been released for European regions, any user who didn’t received it via OTA you can install it manually by following guide given below.

Update Changelog

Huawei designed EMUI 5.0 based on the newly released Android 7.0. The brand new EMUI 5.0 is inspired by the pure blues and whites of the Mediterranean. The interface is simple and smart, and EMUI 5.0 comes with enhanced, powerful performance that allows mobile phones to operate more smoothly.


  • A cleaner, more interactive interface A brand new UI and effects inspired by the blues and whites of the Mediterranean.Simplified gestures, with most operations completed in 3 steps.
  • EMUI 5.0 is more customizable, offering an optional Android App Drawer layout to users.
  • Enhanced features System operations are more fluid, allowing you to view a massive amount of images, browse websites, and perform searches faster.

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  • Notifications An optimized design combines shortcuts with notifications to reduce the complexity of user actions. Touch and hold notifications to quickly block messages and notifications. Reminder cards are stacked to save space.
  • Three dimensional task management Tasks are stacked three dimensionally on the UI. Smooth gestures allow users to scroll through tasks by sliding up and down or dismiss tasks by swiping left or right.


  • Camera now supports plug-in management. Infrequently used modes, like document readjustment, are presented as plug-ins to save internal memory on your phone.


  • Customization and sharing features added to name cards.
  • The sharing feature allows quick sharing of contacts through Bluetooth, Facebook, and other methods.
  • Added a scanner to the search box and lock screen, making it easier to add new contacts.


  • Improved how unread emails are tagged in the inbox.
  • Users can now quickly delete, star, and mark emails as read or unread from the left sliding menu.


  • Created a new suggested settings feature that recommends key settings based on the device’s current status.
  • Now, your phone is more capable of adjusting to your habits.
  • Added a newly designed drawer feature. When this feature is enabled, it hides non-system preset apps in a drawer on the home screen, presenting you with a simple and tidy layout.
  • Added a new drawer feature for settings. For settings that take two or more steps to set up, the user can now jump directly back to the main settings page with one gesture.
  • Emergency information added. Users can add their names, blood type, and other information, so emergency services personnel can view this information from the lock screen.

Huawei P9 Lite VNS-L21 Nougat


Installation Method 1

  • Backup all important data on PC
  • Charge Battery up to 70%
  • You must have 4GB free space
  • Enable OEM unlock in developer options
  • Make dload folder on sd card
  • Extract and copy to dload folder, Switch off your phone and hold 3 buttons (volume up, volume down, and power) until you see update start screen.
  • if 1st file installed successfully, Only then follow next steps otherwise move to method 2
  • Remove file from dload folder.
  • After that extract  “” and move all files to dload folder and install it, using 3 button force update method (Switch off your phone and hold 3 buttons (volume up, volume down, and power) until you see update start screen.
  • Done

Installation Method 2

  • 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 VNS-L21C432B336
  • In Custom rom URL copy this link
  • 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.

    Hisuite Configuration

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

Installation Method 3 (TWRP)

  • This method only work from marshmallow
  • Copy both files (Don’t Extract), and data zip file on sd card (you can not use internal storage)
  • Install TWRP recovery (Click here to see guide), don’t root just install recovery.
  • In TWRP tap on install and select file, then swipe to install, Don’t reboot.
  • Go back and again tap on install and select data file, and again swipe to install it.
  • Now reboot & Nougat will be running on your device.

Mutahhar Bashir

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28 Responses

  1. thx, fast and furious 🙂

  2. Marko says:

    “Firmware Type: Official OTA Incremental”

    Very wrong. In Europe still have no OTA for L21.

  3. Miki says:

    Europe still have no L21 – C432 OTA.

  4. David Busie says:

    Der mr. Bashir. i have installed Like in The manual and it worked, but i cant take or make calls. SMS is working and i dont know how to solve it and how to downgrade it.. please help me

  5. David Busie says:

    Thanks for youre help. I appreciate that. The Update was succesful but i still cant make calls or get called. SMS and data are working though.

  6. David Busie says:

    i put my phone on factory mode, now my keyboard is gone and i have just the google speak app as keyboard and i cant go any further because i have to give my email in and password to verify my google account and i cant without keyboard

    • Mistake after another mistake,
      I knew this is going to happen, that is why not suggested factory reset,
      If you have otg cable connect it and use physical keyboard to enter password, and contact me through whatsapp

  7. David Busie says:

    i need your number, after i bought the cable

  8. David Busie says:

    sorry but it didnt worked. when i type in the keyboard there is no reaction on the display. and i cant go in to the system. Im stuck in google verifcation..

  9. asplikas says:

    I used Installation Method 2 . Everything works well,maybe with this method can instal version VNS-L21C432B370 or VNS-L21C432B371-with three buttons method i can instal only first part of 370 or 371 update.(from firmware finder i can download only 1,24 gb update-not 1,97)

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