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timmmay
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  #1885642 18-Oct-2017 12:40
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MikeMan:

 

Yeah I forced the Android 7 release onto my P9+ but I should never have had to.

 

 

How'd you do that? I looked at ways to do it, but it didn't work on my international variant of the P9. I looked at custom ROMs but it's not worth the risk IMHO.


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  #1885667 18-Oct-2017 12:42
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 I followed Moodie007's instructions in the following posts.

 

 

 

# 1871061
# 1871085

 

 

 

 


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  #1885679 18-Oct-2017 12:59
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Ah ok, thanks. That didn't work for me.




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  #1887047 20-Oct-2017 16:16
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I would recommend that staying clear of Huawei Products would be prudent.  


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  #1887112 20-Oct-2017 20:17
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I forced the b300 update on my p9+ (after several attempts over a couple of days), and it's now running great on spark. Time to go back to Huawei and ask about a patch for the new wifi attack, I guess.


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  #1894585 3-Nov-2017 09:53
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On twitter the NZ team said that there is an updated update coming. "yes the upcoming P9 Plus update is looking to address KRACK and Blue Borne fixes"

 

So I guess b300 isn't the end of the road my my p9+, at least not just yet. (I'd recommend getting it in the meanwhile, if you don't have other updates and can get the update procedure to work for you)


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  #1895927 6-Nov-2017 12:31
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They've been promising an update for a while now so I wouldn't hold your breath. Pretty piss poor.

 

 







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  #1895966 6-Nov-2017 13:04
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Just contacted Huawei on Twitter, they said to expect the update at the end of the month

  #1905863 22-Nov-2017 16:40
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Mate 9 has just had 2 updates released, due to a server issue which was preventing them being pushed out.

 

might be something for the p9.

 

i have seen the Nougart (7.0) and emui 5.0 update is avaliable for some models.


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  #1905882 22-Nov-2017 17:11
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Nothing for my international model.

I've decided Android should be assumed to never get any upgrades. If you want a secure phone buy an iPhone.

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  #1912084 2-Dec-2017 20:25
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I have good news, guys.

 

I have a Huawei P9 Lite on 2degrees and had never received any software updates. It was running Android security patch level September 2016 for crying out loud.

 

I'd pretty much given up hope that Android 7 would ever be made available for this phone, but tonight I decided to perform another Google search to see if there was any news. Surprisingly, I found a website that said Huawei had published the Android 7 update for the New Zealand variant in August 2017.

 

http://ministryofsolutions.com/2017/08/huawei-p9-lite-vns-l22-nougat-b301-new-zealand.html

 

I still wasn't being offered any updates over the air, so downloaded Huawei's HiSuite application from here:

 

http://consumer.huawei.com/minisite/HiSuite_en/

 

Using this app, my P9 lite is now up-to-date.

 

These are the version numbers reported on my phone:

 

EMUI version 5.0.1
Android version 7.0
Android security patch level 6 November 2017


  #1912107 2-Dec-2017 21:14
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the VNS-L22-C706 has the B362 update available for it dated 09/11/17. weather its been pushed out is a different story


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  #1912115 2-Dec-2017 21:26
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Unfortunately HiSuite didn't find an update for my P9, international version.

 

I considered installing LineageOS, but I don't know if it's worth the risk. You lose the nice camera app which I use a lot, you never know how reliable it will be.


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  #1912139 2-Dec-2017 21:58
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CitizenErased:

 

I have good news, guys.

 

I have a Huawei P9 Lite on 2degrees and had never received any software updates. It was running Android security patch level September 2016 for crying out loud.

 

I'd pretty much given up hope that Android 7 would ever be made available for this phone, but tonight I decided to perform another Google search to see if there was any news. Surprisingly, I found a website that said Huawei had published the Android 7 update for the New Zealand variant in August 2017.

 

http://ministryofsolutions.com/2017/08/huawei-p9-lite-vns-l22-nougat-b301-new-zealand.html

 

I still wasn't being offered any updates over the air, so downloaded Huawei's HiSuite application from here:

 

http://consumer.huawei.com/minisite/HiSuite_en/

 

Using this app, my P9 lite is now up-to-date.

 

These are the version numbers reported on my phone:

 

EMUI version 5.0.1
Android version 7.0
Android security patch level 6 November 2017

 

 

 

 

Took a few goes but that worked (Spark p9lite)...... :-)


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  #1914259 7-Dec-2017 07:35
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My 2degrees P9 Lite has just recognised an OTA update to VNS-L22C706B362 1.88GB. Downloading now. Update notes say you can actually roll back to EMUI 4.1 BUT will loose all your personal data.





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