Update Huawei P9 Lite ( VNS-L21 ) to B336 Nougat 7.0 Emotion UI 5.0 [Beta] [Europe]

Huawei P9 Lite (VNS-L21) owners can now get a sneak peak into the upcoming Nougat based Emotion UI 5.0 update thanks to the new B336 beta released by Huawei in European countries. This update is currently being rolled out via OTA to select users.

Firmware Details:
Device: Huawei P9 Lite
Model: VNS-L21
Android: 7.0 (Nougat)
Build: NRD90M
EMUI: 5.0
Firmware: B336
Version Number: VNS-L21C432B336
Build Date: Dec 9 12:18:01 CST 2016
Security Patch Level: December 1, 2016
Region: Europe
Status: Official (beta)
Type: Full firmware package
File Name: update.zip


  • As mentioned above, this is an early beta update that may cause compatibility issues with hardware or certain 3rd party apps. Proceed at your own risk!
  • You’ll need a VNS-L21 handset already running a C432 based build with TWRP custom recovery installed.

How to Update Huawei P9 Lite ( VNS-L21 ) to B336 Nougat 7.0 Emotion UI 5.0 [Beta] [Europe].

  1. Download the B336 Nougat 7.0 Emotion UI 5.0  and copy it to your phone.
  2. Turn your phone off and reboot into recovery mode by holding Volume up + Power for a few seconds.
  3. In TWRP, perform a backup of all the partitions and store it in the external SD card.
  4. Now return to the main screen, go to Install, choose the update.zip package you copied in the second step and confirm its installation.
  5. Upon installation, return to the main screen and perform a factory reset. Reboot your device after that.


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