How to Update Honor 5C to Android 7.0 Nougat (EMUI 5.0) Manually

Huawei starts rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat based EMUI 5.0 to Honor 5C in many regions including India. Firmware version B310 (EMUI 5.) includes new features, optimizations, latest Android security patches and VoLTE. EMUI 5.0 OTA updates seeding to Honor 5C and it will take few days or a week to complete. If you cannot wait for the OTA update, here is how to manually update your Honor 5C to EMUI 5.0 (Android 7.0 Nougat).

In this guide, we show you how to update Indian Honor 5C NEM-L22 to Android 7.0 Nougat with official EMUI 5.0 firmware. The new update (build NEM-L22C675B310) brings features like App twin (lets you run two apps concurrently), performance boost, general bug fixes, better security and privacy for mobile banking and communication, voice over LTE and more.

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If you have not received the Android 7.0 Nougat (EMUI 5.0) OTA notification on your Honor 5C (NEM-L22), check it manually by going to About Phone > System Updates. Still no update, use Huawei’s HiCare app to force update your device to latest Android version. This is the safest method to update your Honor 5C to EMUI 5.0.

Experienced users can install EMUI 5.0 update manually. If your device is an Indian variant (Honor 5C NEM-L22), read on to know how to flash the update (B310 firmware) manually.

Before start, backup important data you have on your phone. Also ensure at least 70- 80% charge remaining on your phone.

How to Update Honor 5C (India) to Android 7.0 (EMUI 5.0) Manually

1. Download EMUI 5.0 update for Honor 5C (update_data_full_NEM-L22_channel_in.zip) [HERE] and unzip it.

2. Now, on your SD card create a folder and name it ‘delod’. If the folder is already exists, delete every content from the folder.

3. Copy the entire file, including update.app from the extracted firmware file and save them in the ‘deload’ folder.

5. Dial *#*#2846579#*#* in the dial pad. You will get the software upgrade menu. Select Software Upgrade > SD card Upgrade and then select the update file and run the update.

6. The update will start and once completed, reboot your device.

If everything gone well, your phone will boot into Android Nougat. Leave your views in the comment section below. (Source – TT)

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2 Comments

  1. Johan devarma

    Apr 12, 2017 at 4:39 pm

    Is it stable?

    • Jayaprakash

      Apr 17, 2017 at 10:29 am

      stable build (for India only)