Well, the Android 5.1.1 update for Huawei Ascend P7 is out, and is already available for download too. SO that rather than waiting for Huawei to come and knock a notification on your device, you could manually install the update yourself and get your Ascend P7 the Android 5.1.1 update right away.
Sounds good, right? That’s because it is. And it’s so easy too. Just download the Huawei Ascend P7 Android 5.1.1 OTA from below, and the follow the simply guide that will tell you how to install it from recovery mode.
Ready to install Android 5.1.1 update on your Ascend P7? Let’s see this.
Watch out for your model no. btw, as the Android 5.1.1 update is available only for two variants of the Ascend P7, not others, and flashing a wrong update would definitely soft-brick your device – which is easy to recover from, but something you’d not look forward to.
- Ascend P7 Android 5.1.1 firmware download:
- HUAWEI ASCEND P7, model no. L09
- HUAWEI ASCEND P7, model no. LT10
- Don’t try this on any other device then the one with same model no as specified above
Tip: Check the model no. in Settings > About phone. Or, you could also find the model no. on the packaging box of the device.
Warning: Warranty may be void of your device if you follow the procedures given on this page. You only are responsible for your device. We won’t be liable if any damage occurs to your device and/or its components.
Backup necessary stuff. In case your device is wiped off while following the guide below, it’s good to have a backup of contacts, photos, videos and other files already saved on PC.
Guide: Install Ascend P7 5.1.1 update
Step 1. Download the official Ascend P7 Android 5.1 update from above.
Step 2. Extract the update file to a separate folder. You should get a Software folder, in which you would have a dload folder with Update.APP file inside it.
Step 3. Connect your Ascend P7 to PC, and transfer the dload folder to your internal storage of your Huawei device. The dload folde rmust have Update.APP file inside it.
(Use external storage if internal storage doesn’t wok for you.)
Step 4. Now, open the Update menu under Settings (All tab).
Step 5. Tap on Menu key at bottom and select Local Update option.
Step 6. Your Ascend P7 will look for UPDATE.APP file inside the dload folder and upon finding one, will present you a pop-up menu.
Step 7. Choose Install. The Android 5.1.1 update will begin installing.
Step 8. Wait till the process is finished, after which your device will take a nice reboot.
That’s it. You have successfully installed Android 5.1.1 update on your Huawei Ascend P7.
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