Huawei P9 Lite VNS-L31 Nougat B371 Update Stable (Europe-Single Sim)

Huawei P9 Lite VNS-L31 received a major nougat update in European region. according to Huawei this firmware will fix fast battery drain issues.

Official Changelog

  • This update optimizes system performance and stability.


  • Decreases power consumption to prolong usage time.
  • Improves system performance and stability for smoother operations.
  • Integrates Google security patches for improved system security.

Huawei P9 Lite VNS-L31 B371 Europe

Installation Method 1

  • Backup all important data
  • Charge Battery up to 50%
  • 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.
  • Follow next steps only if 1st file installed successfully
  • Remove file from dload folder.
  • After that extract “” and move all files to dload folder and installit, 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.

Installation Method 2

  • Enable OEM unlock in developer options
  • Download Huawei updater from This Link
  • Download latest Hisuite from official huawei website.
  • Open huawei updater, tick in custom rom, in custom rom version type VNS-L31C432B371
  • 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 recognizes and connected properly. then just open Hisuite menu and change network settings as shown in image below.

    Hisuite Configuration

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

Mutahhar Bashir

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47 Responses

  1. Stephan Battoo says:

    Hi got the update via HiCare but now my camera doesn’t work can you please advise how to fix it.

  2. Giulio says:

    Hello, you can go back to this version?
    I installed through Firmware Finder but I find myself with keys L31C432B371 test keys.
    Or is there a way to solve?
    The option Enable OEM Unlock me is inoperable

  3. Luca says:

    I have now the NRD90M test-keys version installed and no Updater is to find…
    How can I fix this?

  4. Giulio says:

    Thank you for your attention Mutahhr, but as it fix build number 1st

  5. David Busie says:

    Ist worked but my camera isnt working.

  6. HannesK says:

    Hello. Have same prob. Cam doesnt work. Vns-l31c432b370. How to fix. Made rollback, tried again, still same problem…

  7. Dewald Nel says:

    Will this work if i update from VNS-L31C16B120?

  8. Dewald Nel says:

    Also, why is the update pakage starting with L11 and not L31 ?

  9. Dewald Nel says:

    Still says NRD-90M test keys

  10. Dewald Nel says:

    HI, as you know my problem, is there any way to debrand while running this nougat build ? or to rollback to marshmallow successfully ?

  11. Marciano says:

    My current version of marshmallow is unlocked and rooted with supersu and I have twrp… Can I still use your method to update to Nougat?

  12. Valentino says:

    Hello there. I’m on the vns L31 and I used the 3rd option that’s now gone? But anyway. Could I somehow get the clean rom installed on my device (no excess bloatware and no Vodafone boot load) also known as a vanilla rom( meaning plain/clear) or would I have to stick with L31 software.

  13. imaad says:

    My p9 lite vns l31 is on nrd90m test key and i dont know what my build number to flash thecorrect firmware even the region i have no idea…. Can u tell me a solution?plz

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