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Update Honor 5X to Android 6.0 Marshmallow With Official Beta EMUI 4.0 [Download & Install]

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Honor 5X to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Following the deployment of Android 6.0 Marshmallow EMUI 4.0 OTA for Honor 7 for the European, South Asian regions, etc, Huawei recently also announced it for the Honor 5X. However, this is the official Beta update and soon you can see a stable one. Android 6.0 Marshmallow continues to advance , with a list of compatible terminals that continues to grow. An upgrade associated with EMUI 4.0, clean interface and a stable Marshmallow firmware, which will be available soon the Honor 5X . Some of the innovative features introduced by this update are Emotion UI, including the ability to cancel sending an SMS within 4 seconds, and a set of new animations, etc. You can check out the pics from our Pinterest account. UPDATE: Official Huawei Honor 5X EMUI 4.0 has been released with latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware.

Some of the users have already signed up for the Beta program and received Android 6.0 Marshmallow straight from Huawei. The update isn’t available right now. However, for now, all you need to do is wait and stay tuned and we will update the links as soon as they are available. You can download the latest available full firmware file from the download section. You may also like Unlock Bootloader And Flash TWRP on Huawei Honor 5X [Works With All Huawei Devices]

Download Marshmallow for Honor 5X

  • Marshmallow for Huawei Honor 5X
    • HONOR 5X FIRMWARE Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA Zip
      Download Link | New tutorial page
    • HONOR 5X FIRMWARE (KIW-L24, Android 5.1, EMUI 3.1, C567B151, United States)
      Download [Mirror] | File: Honor 5X_Firmware_KIW-L24_Android 5.1_EMUI 3.1_C567B151_United States_Channel-Others.zip
    • Honor 5X Firmware(KIW-L22, Android 5.1, EMUI 3.1, C675B130, India)
      Download [Mirror] | File: Honor 5X_Firmware_KIW-L22_Android 5.1_EMUI 3.1_C675B130_India.zip
    • Marshmallow firmware files for Huawei P8 Lite → Visit
    • Marshmallow for Huawei P8 GRA-L09 → Link
    • Marshmallow for Huawei Mate S → Link

Warning: Although these are official updates and may not affect your device, you should still be cautious about it. A full backup is highly recommended and verify your device. Go through all the requirements carefully. Reader’s discretion is advised.

How to Update Honor 5X to Android 6.0 Marshmallow With Official Beta EMUI 4.0

Step 1. First, check your firmware version. If you already have the latest one, you don’t need to update.

Step 2. Backup is highly recommended. Backup all your personal stuff like data, apps, media, storage files and fully charge the battery.

Step 3. Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA file from above for your Huawei device. You need to be on the base firmware listed in the download section.

Step 4. Rename the downloaded file to update.zip for convenience. (.zip extension is important)

Step 5. Now create a folder named dload in the root of your internal storage or on your SD card. Now place the update.zip file here.

Step 6. Go to settings>update and hit the menu button and then choose Local update.

Step 7. If  you have copied the update.zip file correctly, then you will find it on the select menu. Tap on it and start installation

Step 8. Wait until the update is applied.

Alternatively, you can go to the dialer of your Mate S and enter the following code: * # * # 2846579159 # * # *. Once done, it opens a hidden service menu. There you have the tenth option of Hota Upgrade. Select it and then the update will start automatically. That’s it. Reboot and enjoy your latest marshmallow ROM.

Troubleshoot boot loop:

Forced upgrade: In case your phone is bricked, turn it off completely and then boot by holding Vol down + Vol up + Power at the same time. Release the Power button upon vibration and wait for the upgrade to start. Alternatively, you can try a factory reset from your stock recovery.

You may also like to Download Official Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Honor 7 with EMUI 4 and Install CM 13 Nightly On Huawei Ascend Mate 2, Download Stock Lollipop ROM. Like and share us on social media. For any help or queries, comment down below.

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  1. Abhijeet Pal Avatar
    Abhijeet Pal

    Where is the download mirror? is it blocked?

    1. Sarang Avatar

      The files are not yet available officially yet. The Beta program is available for some users. If some one extracts the OTA then I will definitely port the link here. Until then there is nothing we can do other than wait.

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