Huawei has officially seeded the Android 5.1 Lollipop update (build B309) for the Ascend Mate 2 L03 variant in the US. You can download this firmware via the direct download link provided below.
- Device: Ascend Mate 2
- Model: MT2-L03
- Android: v5.1 Lollipop OS
- EMUI: 3.1
- Firmware: B309
- Build Number: V100R001C00B309
- Previous Build: B148
- Date: 30-05-2015
- Region: USA
- Status: Official
- Type: Full firmware image
- File Name: B309.zip
- Size: 1.02 GB
How to Install
Step 1: Your device needs to be running stock B126 or B148 (recommended) firmware onboard in order to upgrade. You’re also gonna need the stock recovery otherwise you won’t be able to flash this firmware.
Step 2: Download B309.zip through one of the mirrors provided above and extract the “dload” folder.
Step 3: Prepare an SD Card formatted in FAT32 filesystem. Connect your phone with SD inserted to your PC in mass storage mode.
Step 4: Copy the “dload” folder to the root (main) directory of the SD card.
Step 5: [Optional] Use the pre-installed Huawei backup app to create a backup of your contacts, apps, logs, messages, etc. This update will completely wipe your phone’s internal memory.
Step 6: Disconnect the USB cable and power the phone off.
Step 7: Reboot into SD upgrade mode by holding Volume up + Volume down + Power buttons at the same time. You can let go of the Power button when your phone powers on.
Step 8: Now, just sit back and watch the installation progress as the device verifies and flashes the update. After that, your phone should reboot automatically.
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