Huawei released the latest smartphone in the P series in the year 2015 which was named as the Huawei P8Lite. The device was launched with Emotion UI 4.0 which is based on the latest stable version of Android Marshmallow 6.0. EMUI is Huawei’s exclusive smartphone OS and it has a lot of features and customization options than Stock Android.
Resurrection Remix is one of the best ROMs when it comes to customization and battery life. The features include Substratum Theme Engine for device wide customization, Omni switch, and Magisk Manager. Not to mention, the default features of Android Nougat 7.1.2, split screen multitasking, app shortcuts, improved settings menu and doze.
This ROM has been developed by an XDA recognized contributor, surdu_petru who has been developing Custom ROMs for other devices also.
- Your device should already be running on the Stock EMUI 4.1 based on Android Marshmallow.
- You should have unlocked bootloader and TWRP recovery installed on your P8 Lite. You must use TWRP 3.1.1
- Your device should have at least 50% battery remaining to proceed with the installation.
- It is recommended to take a backup of your phone if you have important data on the device.
How To Install UnOfficial Resurrection Remix Nougat On P8 Lite
- Download and transfer Resurrection Remix Android Nougat v5.8.5 for the P8 Lite to your device..
- Now, switch off your Huawei P8 Lite and hold Volume Up + Power button in order to boot into TWRP recovery.
- As you’re in the TWRP recovery, make a complete nandroid backup of your device. You can follow our definitive guide for nandroid backup from here.
- Now, make a complete wipe of the device as we want a fresh installation. To make a clean wipe, just do a complete factory reset and also wipe the Dalvik cache.
- Flash the ROM now. Choose the Install option from the recovery menu and choose the ROM zip from the file manager.
- Reboot your device once the files is flashed.
If you have followed all the steps which have mentioned in the guide mentioned above, you will be able to get Android 7.1 Nougat on your Huawei P8 Lite which is based on Resurrection Remix OS ROM.