Update Huawei Mate 9 B196 Nougat Firmware (Europe) [How to Guide]


Best stability and awesome performance of Huawei Mate 9 released in November 2016 with many new features and a lot of new changes come out to the market. Mate 9 is the best device on our times, but releasing the new device with good effort and touchable features, Mate 9 get came down with own specification. But Huawei never leaves our old devices with features and stability, stepwise released the latest update for all over devices and get touch with it. Nowadays Huawei rolled out Android Nougat B196 for Huawei Mate 9. B196 Nougat Update has brought enhanced features, better stability and good performance on Huawei Mate 9. And we share below how to update Huawei Mate 9 B196 Nougat firmware.

Update Huawei Mate 9 B196 Nougat Firmware (Europe) [How to Guide]Huawei Mate 9 soon as get the Android Oreo 8.0 update, but it will be released on sometimes. Therefore, for now, the latest update was released for Mate 9, that’s can change many features, performance and update with the latest security patch. That’s mean device will more secure for hands-free usage. So we share today the easy and simple guide to update Huawei Mate 9 B196 Nougat firmware. Follow below all the instruction with no leave any spot.


  • All the instruction below only for Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L29. Don’t proceed to update guide for any other variants or device.
  • Stepwise forward whole process and don’t miss out any spot of this article. Cause device will be damaged or soft break, and step forward with your own risk.
  • Backup your important data, like contact, photos, videos, and other important data save to safe place first of process. It does not erase any data but takes for your safety.
  • Properly charge your device at least 60%, if during process your device turns off. It may soft brick or any other issue creates on your device.


1: – Download B196 Nougat Update for Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L09. (MHA-L29C432B196)

2: – download HWOTA_MHA Zip file from below link.

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How to Update Huawei Mate 9 B196 Nougat Firmware

Method 1

Step 1: Firstly, unlock the bootloader of Huawei Mate 9.

Step 2: After that download three files from the download section above. And then rename the update_data_full_public.zip file to update_data_public.zip and update_full_hw_usa.zip to update_all_hw.zip.

Step 3: Now download the HWOTA_MHA.zip from above and extract the file on your PC or your device SD Card.

Step 4: And then copy all files (Three files include public file) in the external SD Card inside an HWOTA folder or if you use PC then copy in the given path C:\..\HWOTA\update folder.

  • Make sure you rename the files that we mentioned above step. (zip file to update_data_public.zip and update_full_hw_usa.zip to update_all_hw.zip)

Step 5: Now run the update.bat file as an administrator. It will ask you if you copied the files. Then Press any key to continue.

Step 6: And then connect your device to your PC and Reboot into Bootloader mode. For to do so press and hold Volume Down + Power button at the same time. Above step will install TWRP recovery on your phone.

Step 7: Now Unplug USB data cable from your device, and turn OFF your Phone. After that press and hold the Volume Up + Power button at the same time to enter TWRP mode.

Step 8: And once you enter TWRP mode, then connect the USB cable to your device. And press Enter button on your PC.

Step 9: In this step keep concentrate, if your files are saved in the HWOTA folder on the SD card, then type 1 and press ENTER. Or if the files are saved in the HWOTA/Update folder on your computer, then type 2 and press ENTER.

Step 10: After that, it’ll ask you the update type, again type 1 and press the Enter button two times.

Step 11: Good job! Now the installation process will start on your device. And you will easily install Huawei Mate 9 B196 Nougat update. Wait for completing the process.

Method 2

Step 1: First, of process unlock bootloader and install TWRP recovery on your Huawei Mate 9 and then proceed the process.

Step 2: First, download B196 Nougat files for Huawei Mate 9 from above link.

Step 3: Once the downloading process completes then copy the downloaded file from your PC and paste your device internal storage (SD Card).

Step 4: After that Boot your Huawei Mate 9 to Recovery Mode. For to do press and hold Volume Up + Power button at the same time for a while. Once Huawei logo appears then releases the button.

Step 5: Once you enter to Recovery Mode then select install option and proceed the process for flashing file.

  • Note: – Below screenshot for TWRP Recovery Mode users, if you have another one custom recovery installed. Then follow on-screen instruction.

Step 6: Now flash first update.zip file and then move to the next files for flashing without rebooting your device.

Step 7: After that flash update_full_hw_meafnaf.zip. And then flash update_data_full_public.zip file. And wait for completing the process.

Step 8: Once the flashing process completes all of it, then Reboot your device.

Step 9: After all wait for the first boot, it takes some time so be patient.

That’s it! Now you have successfully update Huawei Mate 9 B196 Nougat firmware. Enjoy your device with new features, better look and latest apps.

Comment below if you have any problem or want to more clarification.