How to Update Huawei Honor 6 to Android 5.1.1 with Official Firmware


Recently Huawei has released a testing version of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for Honor 6. Tech savvy users can install this update and enjoy all the new Lollipop features along with Huawei’s new user interface (EMUI 3.1). This new update is available for the international variant of Honor 6 (Model H60-L04).

Huawei Honor 6 users, who wish to beta test Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on their device, go through the easy guide given below to install the official update on your Honor 6 H60-L04. However, please note that there is no official rollback package available for downgrading the device back to the old KitKat (EMUI 3.0).


The one-year-old Huawei Honor 6 has great hardware specifications. It powers a quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 with 3GB RAM, 16/32 GB with expandable slot, 5.0 inches (1080 x 1920 pixels) IPS display, 13 MP rear camera and 5MP selfie. Running on the Android KitKat, the device is powered by a massive non-removable 3100 mAh battery.

About Android 5.1.1 update for Huawei Honor 6: Currently the status of the official firmware is beta. Firmware version is B507 and build number is C900B507. It supports only Honor 6 (H60-L04).

How to Update Huawei Honor 6 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop With Official Firmware

Warning: Once you update your Honor 6 to Lollipop, you cannot downgrade to the old KitKat. So think twice before installing the file mentioned below.

Important: Your Honor 6 should be running on the firmware version B370 EMUI 3.0 with stock recovery. This update will only work with the H60-L04 European variant.

1. Download Lollipop 5.1.1 for Honor 6 [HERE]

2. Transfer the downloaded file to your phone’s SD card

3. Now, on your phone go to Updates -> Menu -> Local Update and select the file that you have placed in your device.

4. The firmware update process will begin and will take a while before the device reboots and applies the firmware update.

Now you have successfully installed the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop in your Honor 6. Leave your views in the comment section below. (source – XDA)