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Install/ Flash Huawei P8 Lite with Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Nougat Custom ROM

We had recently published the tutorial to root and install TWRP on Huawei P8 Lite. If you were waiting for the arrival of Android 7.2.2 Nougat on your Huawei P8 Lite, then here is a good news. Those who were wondering to install the latest Stock ROM Firmware on your device, can now rejoice as they can flash the latest Paranoid  Android 7.2.2 Nougat Custom ROM on their device.

Huawei has officially not released the Stock Android 7.2.2 Nougat and Stock UI for the Huawei P8 Lite. The Android 7.0 Nougat is latest, and predecessor to the about to be released, Android 8.0 O software. The Official Nougat Firmware comes with the various Bug fixes, Security patches, and improve overall stability of the device. So, if you own a Huawei P8 Lite, you can install the latest Paranoid Custom ROM for your device, which is based on Android 7.2.2 Nougat.

The Huawei P8 Lite comes with the tagline ‘Minimal to the max’, which is quite true, as the device has good specifications, yet packed in a minimal design. The device has a smooth outer contour, which is 7.7mm slim edge, along with flawless lines, which makes it a perfectly balanced smartphone in the palm of hands, with comfort, ease and stability. For the photography, the device features a 13 megapixels camera, which takes the good selfies, apart from a 5 megapixel front facing camera for selfies. The device is powered by a 64-bit Kirin 620 processor, which supports the HDR photography, as well as 1080p HD video recording. The chipset also supports the Cat 4 4G-LTE connectivity for up to 150Mbps of data transfer speeds. While the music lovers also doesn’t disappoints with the device, as it packs a enlarged integrated sound chamber, with multiple audio frequency technology and HDR noise reduction, which makes the sound sharper, clearer, and detailed. The display is HD screen, while the device is powered with Android 5.0 EMUI 3.1 out of the box, which runs with the support of 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.

In the below guide, we will be guiding you step by step process to flash/ install latest Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Nougat on Huawei P8 Lite. The download link for this Stock ROM has been added to the pre-requisite section. You can simply flash the Stock Firmware .zip or .img file manually through SP Flash Tools.

Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Features

  • Pure & clean Android, based AOSP
  • Substratum Theme Engine
  • PA-exclusive Color Engine
  • PIE Controls system
  • Accidental Touch (prevention) functionality, Pocket Lock
  • Three-Finger Swipe Screenshot
  • Footej camera
  • PA Browser
  • Multi SIM support
  • Kernel updated to 3.10.107
  • Fast with smoother UI
  • More to come

Not Working

  • HWC disabled
  • Encryption
  • Disable Wi-Fi/BT scanning On Settings->Location to fix : deep-sleep !
  • Enable Look screen “On Call Proximity” – to prevent accidental touch while in call !
  • Use XPlayer for render all your video without issues !
  • Use Footej Camera – to record video ( working also for 1080p)

Firmware Details:

Android Version: Android 7.2.2 Nougat

UI Version: Stock UI

Firmware Versions: Paranoid

Model: Huawei P8 Lite

Release Date: August

Android security patch level: July 2017

Disclaimer: covers although everything in a very neat and a processed manner so that our readers get exactly what they want, still there are meager chances of basic issues that may arise out of the listed steps here. Hence it is in sole interest of the user to follow the steps very cautiously so as to stay away from any mishappenings with your device.

Updating or flashing the Stock ROM firmware or Custom ROM firmware updates certainly without any doubt comes with risk to brick device. If you brick the device, while upgrading the firmware of your smartphone, then kindly be in touch with the Official Service center of Huawei near your location. in no way will be held responsible for warranty void or your bricked device.


Ensure to check your model number, which must be:

  • Huawei P8 Lite

You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.

  • Phone Should be Charged

Your phone must be 70% charged atleast else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.

  • Back Up

If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.

  • Enable USB Debugging

You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.

Downloads For Updating Huawei P8 Lite

Download Latest Android 7.2.2 Nougat Paranoid Custom ROM for Huawei P8 Lite from here (Android File Host Link)

Rooted and TWRP

Your device must have rooted, and already TWRP must have flashed, this is essential to flash the Firmware. If not, then follow our Guide to root and install TWRP on Huawei P8 Lite.

How to Manually update Huawei P8 Lite to Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Nougat Custom ROM Firmware (Through TWRP)

Make sure that you have downloaded Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Nougat Custom ROM (link in pre-requisite section of this article). Then, proceed to the steps.

Step 1: Transfer the downloaded Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Nougat Custom file to the internal storage / SD card of your Huawei P8 Lite smartphone.

Step 2: Now, just boot into the recovery. From the TWRP interface, you can optionally backup the Stock ROM. Though, I would recommend to backup the Stock ROM. Because if in case process gets failed, you can flash the Stock ROM.

Install TWRP 3;0

Step 3: Tap on Install ‘, and then navigate to the file ‘Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Nougat Custom’ and swipe to confirm flash (located at the bottom of the screen). The flashing process of Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Nougat Custom ROM has been started and will take few seconds to complete.

Congratulations, you have successfully flashed Paranoid Android 7.2.2 Nougat on your Huawei P8 Lite device. If you faced any issue while flashing, then do not hesitate to let’s know in the comments section below.

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