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Android Lollipop Update For Huawei P7 Now Available

Android Lollipop Update For Huawei P7 Available For Download Now

Calling all Malaysian Huawei P7 owners! It looks like your devices, launched back in June of 2014, isn’t left out for the sweet Android Lollipop update!

Other than the Android version update to Android Lollipop 5.1.1, it brings along EMUI 3.1 which has additional features compared to older versions of EMUI, providing a faster performance with more stability that enhances your experience with your Huawei Ascend P7.

The update, however, is not via OTA (Over-The-Air), and users will have to manually update them through the following simple steps.

How To Install The Android Lollipop Update For Huawei P7

  1. Download the Android Lollipop Update for Huawei P7 (P7-L10), preferably using a PC.
  2. Unzip the file after it has fully downloaded.
  3. Backup your Huawei P7’s data using the pre-loaded Backup app. You will find the Backup app in the Tools app folder. You should copy the backup data onto an external media, just in case the Huawei P7 gets wiped during the update process.
  4. Copy the folder named “dload(that contains the “update.app” file) to the root of internal storage or sdcard.
  5. It’s best to start the upgrade process with a fully charged battery. So, before you process, fully charge your Huawei P7.
  6. Go to Settings –> Updater –> Menu –> Local update. Update will show up as “Full package: UPDATE.APP“.
  7. Tap on Install, and the device will reboot and install the update. It will reboot again and run “Optimising Apps“.
  8. Please keep the phone plugged in and charged when the upgrade process is underway, as it drains the battery quite a bit and could damage the battery.

After it completes the app optimisation process, you are all done! Enjoy your new update!

Android Lollipop update for Huawei Mate 7 and Huawei G7 now available

Android Lollipop update for Huawei Mate 7 and Huawei G7

Huawei had been on a roll recently in terms of software updates. Just recently, they announced Android Marshmallow Beta sign up for the Honor 7. To proof their commitment towards better software updates, they are now offering stable Android Lollipop update for the Huawei Mate 7 as well as the Huawei G7.

This will update both devices to Android Lollipop (up from Android KitKat) as well as bringing along a more beautiful UI Design thru EMUI 3.1.

The Huawei Mate 7 will be receiving an OTA(Over The Air) update, you may also run “Check for updates” thru the “Updater” shortcut in case you have not gotten the prompt for update. As for the Huawei G7, you may download the Android Lollipop update using the following links(there are 2 versions available). Do check for your model number using the “About phone” menu within “Settings”.

G7-L01: http://consumer.huawei.com/my/support/downloads/detail/index.htm?id=62448
G7-L11: http://consumer.huawei.com/my/support/downloads/detail/index.htm?id=62523

For the Huawei Mate 7, alternatively, you may also manually update your devices thru the download links below, if you do not wish to wait for OTA.

Mate 7 Standard (MT7-L09): http://consumer.huawei.com/my/support/downloads/detail/index.htm?id=62843
Mate 7 Premium (MT7-L10): http://consumer.huawei.com/my/support/downloads/detail/index.htm?id=53958

Source: Huawei Mobile Malaysia