How to update Huawei Honor 6 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop official Beta Firmware

This tutorial shows how to update Huawei Honor 6 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Beta firmware – Complete guide

Huawei is beta testing the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware from the past few weeks and now it is going to test it with a small sample size and once the beta testing is done, it will be soon rolled out to the Huawei Honor 6 users via OTA. So this the good news for the proud owners of Huawei Honor 6, as they can expect the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware update in the coming months. If you want to test out the beta version then you can follow this guide and update your Huawei Honor 6 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Beta firmware.

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update Huawei Honor 6 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

The beta version is available for the international variant of Huawei Honor 6 with model no H60-L04. So before jumping out in the joy checkout the model no of your device. Also make a note that you can’t rollback the update once it is done installing, so take the decision wisely and proceed with the steps in this tutorial.

Getting Prepared:

  1. It is advised to backup all of your important data and stuff before you proceed with the installation of the update.

Backup and Restore SMS

Backup and Restore Contacts

Backup and Restore Call Logs

Backup files on internal storage to PC

  1. Ensure that USB Debugging is enabled on your device. If not enable it from Developer Options.
  2. Make sure you are left out with at least 75% battery juice on your device.
  3. If you have installed Custom Recovery on your device, then flash back the Stock Recovery and make sure you are on completely stock firmware including B370 EMUI 3.0.

Disclaimer: This is the official beta release from Huawei and it won’t root your device or voids its warranty, still you need to be careful while following the steps below and we are not responsible for any damage to your Huawei Honor 6.

Also Read: How to update Galaxy A5 A500F to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop XXU1BOF5 Firmware

How to update Huawei Honor 6 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Beta firmware:

Step 1: Download the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop official beta release package from the below link:

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware

Step 2: Transfer the downloaded firmware package to your device’s SD card. Make sure to copy at the root of SD card, but not inside any folder.

Step 3: Navigate to Updates > Menu > Local Update and select the update.zip (firmware package) which you have just copied.

Step 4: Now the firmware update will be installed on Huawei Honor 6, the device reboots several times while applying the update.

That’s it, there you go, you now have successfully updated Huawei Honor 6 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop beta firmware. Do let us know about your experience with this beta firmware in the comment section below.

Also share this tutorial with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus and let them know that Android 5.1.1 Lollipop beta firmware is out for Huawei Honor 6.

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