Till now, we only got a handful devices running on Android Nougat, now Huawei Honor 8, another smartphone to upgrade to Android Nougat v7.0 OS packed with enhanced features. The upgradation comes with a bundled of new features of Nougat that includes functions like night mode, enhanced security update, battery optimization, multiple window options and lots more.
The Chinese company released Nougat v7.0 to Honor 8 in Japan recently and now it is extending their process internationally.
The models of Honor 8 are catching their Android Nougat update with EMUI v5.0 on top and weighs 2.27 GB in size, 300MB bigger as we compare to other models of Japan, reported by Phone Arena. Talking about Honor’s EMUI 5.0 Beta, now it has its own features which are-app twin, facility to run different profile in parallel way – you can swap between work and personal account. The upgradation enhances features like app drawer, app lock, power management to prolong battery life of device, excellent machine-learning facility to allow device to locate information or data according to priorities of apps, based on user’s behavior.
If you are planning to upgrade your Honor 8 phone to the latest Android software take an eye on how to install OTA (Over-The-Air) update on your smartphone:
- After you got update notification on your device, select “YES, I’M IN”
- IF your software downloading is finished then select “INSTALL NOW”
- As the software is installed, your device will re-start automatically.
- Your device is now updated.
The company announced that Android Nougat OTA (Over-The-Air) release is organized in different phases and may be this will take some time to spread it worldwide.
Honor 8 device customers can check their software update by going to Settings>>About Phone>>system update whereas other Huawei devices that can receive the Nougat-based EMUI v5.0 are P9, P9 Plus and Mate 8.