How to Flash Official Stock Firmware on any Huawei Smartphone

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If you are using a Custom ROM on Huawei smartphone and searching for a perfect guide to flash stock firmware on it then you are at the right place. We will guide you on how to download and install Huawei Stock firmware on any Huawei/Honor (EMUI 4.1/5.0) smartphone using the Card update method. Android is great, but sometimes, the version you get with your Huawei smartphone whether its latest Android version. your phone will run well at that time. But after a few months, you may experience freezing or hanging problem on your Huawei Honor Magic smartphone, and it’s quite common. Flashing stock ROM resolves several issues in a smartphone

Huawei is a famous Chinese smartphone manufacturing company. It is not only popular in China but it also has a good market share in the world. The Huawei device runs on its custom skin (EMUI) based on the Android. Most assistive devices have started receiving updates via OTA. But there are some users who are still not seeing an update message on their notification bar. Those users can follow the below steps to manually download and install the latest firmware.

Below flashing tutorial will be useful to return to stock firmware in case of installing custom ROMs or any other kernel to improve device performance. This flashing process works with most of Huawei/Honor devices including the Huawei P10/Plus, Honor 8, Honor 6X, Honor Holly 3, and much more.

There are two ways to flash stock firmware on your Huawei device.
  1. Normal Upgrade
  2. Force Upgrade


Normal Upgrade:-

      • Download the Update Package for your device & unzip it.
      • Now move the downloaded folder (with UPDATE.APP in it) to the root directory of the microSD card.

      • Launch Huawei Dialer pad and dial *#*#2846579#*#* and  Navigate to ProjectMenu >> Software Upgrade >> SDCard Upgrade >> Tap on OK.

      • Now choose the downloaded Update.app file which you have saved to device external storage.
      • The installation process will starts immediately on your device.

      • Once the flashing process completed, the phone automatically restarts into latest/stock firmware.


      Force Upgrade:-

          Your Huawei smartphone should have at least 40-50% of battery charging to perform flashing process & a micro SD card (must)
          • Firstly, Create a new folder and rename it to dload on external Micro SD card . 

          • Download the Update Package for your device & unzip it.
          • Now from the list of extracted files, copy Update.app file and paste it to the created dload folder on your Micro SD card.
          • Switch off your smartphone mobile.
          • Now boot your device into recovery mode, you need to press & hold "Volume Up + Volume Down + Power Button" simultaneously for 6-8 seconds.
          • Once the update process starts, release the hardware buttons and wait 5-10 minutes till the process is completed.

          • Once the flashing process completed, the phone automatically restarts into latest/stock firmware.

          That’s the simple guide to update your Huawei/Honor phone to latest version and stay connected to Kbloghub to continue enjoying these types of posts. If you have any questions regarding this procedure, you can comment right away. If you find this post helpful, please share this post on social media. It will take only a few moments and it will be quite easy and helpful for others.



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          Hello, my name is Kundan Gupta. I'm a professional tech blogger with Bachelor's degree in ECE With an experience of more than 3 years in R&D, Android development & Stock Android OS.
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