Huawei Honor 9 (STF-AL00) Stock Firmware Android 8 Oreo

Huawei Honor 9 is a flagship handset from Huawei sub-brand Honor. It has almost similar specs like Huawei P10, which you can read here. In this we are sharing latest Android 8 Oreo stock firmware/ROM for Honor 9. It is for STF-AL00 variant, for other variants you can find links below. 
 

 

EMUI 8.0 not only brings you the latest version of Android (8.0), it’s also boosted with a lot of great features and improvements to make your device more intuitive, faster and safer.We highly recommend updating now.

Recommended level: ★★★★★

● Smarter
Smart recommendations anticipate the services you need and give you timely suggestions. HiVoice can answer your calls, check your system, and search for settings at your command. And HiBoard lets you track your packages and manage bookmarked articles with ease.
● Faster
AI-based optimizations deliver greater stability, fluidity, and speed. The system boots faster, videos are more fluid, and image thumbnails load in a flash.
● Safer
Updates to TrustSpace, Find my phone, and PrivateSpace offer greater payment security, more robust system and app security, and enhanced privacy.
● Cooler
Take sweeping 3D panoramas, set 3D dynamic lock screen wallpapers, and discover new possibilities with a host of new features and settings.

New ways of interacting
● Adds a feature enabling you to add 3D dynamic images to Magazine unlock images. Enjoy images from different angles.
● A new floating Navigation dock lets you perform frequently-used operations from anywhere on the screen.
● Newly added home screen shortcuts let you quickly access the app features you use most frequently. Simply touch and hold an app icon to display a shortcut menu.
Smart features
● HiTouch lets you quickly isolate keywords from onscreen text and get links to related services such as restaurants, hotels, movies, and more. Simply hold two fingers on the text to generate keyword and service cards.
● HiVoice communicates with you more fluidly and understands you better. Use simple voice commands to enable or disable features such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, or ask for information about the status of your device (Voice commands only available in Chinese).
● Smart tips recommend you faster and smarter ways to operate your phone, appearing in specific usage scenarios and responding to your usage habits.
● HiBoard (accessed by swiping right on the home screen) now features a Save for later feature that lets you save social media posts and news articles as cards for later reading.
● HiBoard now features an Instant access feature that lets you access frequently used services in a single step. Make QR code payments, hail a taxi, or make a restaurant reservation with ease.
● HiBoard now features delivery cards that you can use to keep track of your packages. Get onscreen collection prompts when you approach parcel lockers.
● HiBoard now features SkyTone cards which you can use to quickly activate SkyTone and purchase data packages.
Enhanced security
● The PrivateSpace menu has been optimized, making it easier to create a PrivateSpace on your device. Files can now be moved between the MainSpace and PrivateSpace with ease.
● TrustSpace now provides protection for more than 500 apps.
● Find my phone now lets you track your phone’s movements and extend its battery life to increase your chances of retrieving it.
Higher efficiency
● Contacts and Email now let you sync the career details of your LinkedIn contacts.
● Settings has been redesigned for clearer and more intuitive organization. Voice commands can now be used to search for and change settings.
● Gallery now features a recycle bin that retains deleted photos for up to 30 days. Accidentally deleted photos can be restored with a single touch.
● Phone Manager has been simplified to make managing your device easier. Standard cleanups are faster and deep cleanups more thorough.
● Recorder now features speech-to-text conversion.
● Your device can now connect to two different Bluetooth devices simultaneously, such as a band and a car.

1. Owing to the redesign of Settings, the locations of certification logos and legal information have been altered. To view certification logos, go to Settings > System > Certification logos. To view legal information, go to Settings > System > About phone > Legal.
2. Magazine unlock 3D dynamic images are provided by third parties. Therefore, related information, including your device model and operating system, will be provided to third parties when you browsing 3D dynamic images.

1. This update will not erase your personal data, but we recommend that you back up any important data before updating.
2. Some third-party apps that are not compatible with Android 8.0 may function incorrectly after the update. It is recommended that you update these apps to their latest versions in HiApp.
3. This system version can be rolled back to the official version of EMUI 5.0 using HiSuite. Rolling back the system version will erase your personal data. Please back up your data in advance. 
4. Your home screen layout may be rearranged slightly.

Official Firmware Details :

  • Device: Huawei Honor 9
  • Model No: STF-AL00
  • Android OS: 8.0
  • EMUI Version: 8.0
  • Firmware: B321
  • Build Number: STF-AL10C00B321
  • Region: China
  • StatusOfficial
  • Type: Full firmware image

Pre-Requisite 

  1. This Guide is only for Huawei Honor 9 STF-AL00 users.
  2. You need Micro SD Card or internal memory space to try any Stock ROM
  3. A Micro SD card of 8GB or more should be available. It is recommended that The Micro SD card is made by Sandisk, Kingston, or Kingmax .
  4. Make sure you have enough battery to run the upgrade process. It is recommended that the power of the battery is more than 30%.
  5. Upgrade operations may erase all your user data. So if there is some important information,you should backup them before upgrade.
  6. Before flashing, you should unzip the SDupdate_Package.tar.gzfile, and get out UPDATE.APP to do upgrade operation in your SD Card. To unzip, we may sometime share two zip file, Update.zip package is always comes with the main update.app which is a complete OS. Where has data file comes with data files from Huawei. Check the below file list.
    1. └ —> dload├ –>STF-AL00_hw_eu│      └ –> update_data_hw_ eu.app├–> UPDATE.APP
  7. There are two methods to upgrade your phone. One is Normal upgrade and Force Upgrade
  8. Mobiletech360 is not responsible for any damage to your phone while installing this Update.
  9. Make sure that you have latest USB drivers installed
  10. Take complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  11. If you don’t want to transfer software to phone or SD card you can Huawei Firmware Flash Tool

Downloads

  • Download Update.zip below:

Download Update.zip

 

  • Download data public below:

 

Download Data Public

How To Flash/Install

Normal Upgrade

  • First of all, Download the Update Package
  • Recommended : Format the Micro SD card (This operation is optional).
  • Now Unzip the Update.zip package and
  • Copy the entire dload folder (with UPDATE.APP in it) to the root directory of the Micro SD card.
  • Now on your phone, Open the dialer and enter: *#*#2846579#*#* ->ProjectMenu->Software Upgrade->SDCard Upgrade->OK,You can also open settings and system update then local update.upgrade process

 

  • Now select the Update.app that you moved to SD Card (root directory).
  • Now you will see a screen which shows the installation process.

 

Progress Huawei

  • Wait untill the installation process completes.
  • When the progress bar stop, the phone will restart automatically
  • In case if you have the Data File and you want to flash it, then first of all delete the earlier moved update.app from the dload folder
  • Then you can extract the second file (update_data_Xxxxx) and move the new update.app to the dload folder.
  • Repeat the same 4-8 Steps above.
  • That’s it ! You have Installed Stock Firmware on Huawei Smartphone.

Force Upgrade

  • First of all, Download the Update Package
  • Recommended : Format the Micro SD card (This operation is optional).
  • Now Unzip the Update.zip package and
  • Copy the entire dload folder (with UPDATE.APP in it) to the root directory of the Micro SD card.
  • After Copying the Update.app, Turn off your phone.
  • Make sure your handset is power off.
  • Now Press the VOLUME UP and VOLUME DOWN key, and then press the POWER key to power on the phone and enter the Software Upgrade Mode.
  • When the progress bar stop, the phone will restart automatically. Progress Huawei

 

  • To Update the Data File, You can follow the Normal Upgrade. Remember data is important.

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