This update upgrades the system version to EMUI 4.0 to be compatible with Android 6.0. Compared with earlier versions, Android 6.0 offers improved security, a better web browsing experience, and enhanced power management and performance. EMUI 4.0 introduces a number of useful features, such as a professional camera mode and document readjustment, and optimizes the system UI and settings.
Added professional mode to the camera, which gives you full control over every aspect of your photos.
Added document readjustment mode, which automatically identifies documents and straightens images of documents taken from an angle.
Added Splash and Illusion photo editing modes, which enables you to make great and stylish photos.
Added multiple label styles. You can edit the font size, color, and position of the labels.
Added the memo feature, which allows you to add a memo to a photo.
Added sports elements to the watermark, enabling you to add notes and altitude information to photos.
Optimized photo albums. You can add photos directly after you create an album, making photo management more simple and convenient.
Optimized the printing feature. You can print multiple photos at the same time.
Added the Smart groups feature. After you add company information to a contact, the contact will be automatically added to the corresponding company group.
Added the contact QR code feature, which enables you to share contacts with ease.
Optimized the contact card feature. All call records with a contact will be kept when you save the contact.
Added a feature allowing you to cancel sending a text message within 4 seconds of it being sent.
Added a compass with a spirit level to help you find your way wherever you are.
Added the screen recording feature to record your onscreen actions. You can start recording by swiping down from the status bar or knocking the screen twice with two knuckles.
Introduced the scheduled power on and off feature. You can set your phone to power on or power off at a preset time.
Added more alarm ring duration options.
Added the notification panel and status bar settings.
Introduced the smart text color feature. Your home screen text automatically changes to black or white based on the background wallpaper for better clarity.
Optimized the task manager. Active apps are displayed more intuitively with more details presented.
Optimized the tone settings and added the power on tone and screenshot tone switches.
Optimized the battery manager for a sleeker UI.
1. If some third-party apps are incompatible with Android 6.0, update them to their latest versions from the Play Store.
2. Your home screen layout may be rearranged slightly.
3. This version can be rolled back to EMUI 3.1. For details, please call the Huawei customer service hotline. Rolling back to an earlier version will erase all data on your device so make sure you back up your data first.
4. Before the update, make sure your device has sufficient battery power and storage space and has not been rooted. If you experience any issues during the update, please call the Huawei customer service hotline for support.
These are the instructions to flash Stock firmware on Huawei P8 (GRAL09) using the Card update method.
Requirements: Your Huawei Smartphone or tablet should have atleast 20-30 percent of battery to perform the flashing process and a Micro SD Card (must).
Flash Stock firmware on Huawei Smartphone (Card Update)
Step 1: Create a new folder on your Micro SD Card and rename it to dload.
Step 2: Download and extract Huawei Smartphone firmware (for your device) on your Computer. After extracting you will be able to see these files:
Step 3: Now Copy UPDATE.APP and paste it the dload folder on your Micro SD card.
Step 4: Now Power Off your Huawei Smartphone.
Step 5: Now, Press Volume UP, Volume Down and Power Button at the same time for 5-8 seconds until the update process is started automatically.
Step 6: Update Process may takes 5-10 minutes to complete.
Step 7: Once Update Process is completed your device will reboot automatically and ready to use.
Notic: Please keep in mind that, you must flash Huawei P8 (GRAL09) firmware at your own risk and also full responsible with you.