How to update your Huawei device to the latest firmware version via dload

Jesse Han   2015.01.09 3:18   Jesse Han  

If you are a Huawei user, you can manual update your device by using a dload firmware package.

Upgrade Huawei devices via dload

  • Please download firmware package to your computer, it is usually in a compressed format
  • Please extracted your downloaded firmware file, you can get a dload folder, inside there is a firmware file named UPDATE.APP
  • You need a Micro SD Card, which is around 2GB free space
  • Please make sure that there is a folder named dload in the root folder of SD Card. If not, you need to create it
  • Please insert your SD Card into your device
  • Please connect your device to your computer by using a USB cable
  • Please enable mass storage mode 
  • Please copy UPDATE.APP file to the dload folder of your SD Card
  • Now you can disconnect your device from your computer
  • Power off your device
  • Holding down the Volume Up key and Volume Down key, then press the Power key to reboot your device
  • Your device will enter the Software Upgrade ModeHuawei.Software.Upgrade
  • Once your device begins to update firmware, release the keys
  • Wait for the upgrade process to finish as normal
  • After finished, reboot your device normally
  • Enjoy your update