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HUAWEI P7-L10C900B839

Software Upgrade Guideline

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


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Contents
1

UPGRADE INSTRUCTION..........................................................................................................3
1.1

ABOUT SOFTWARE VERSION......................................................................................................3

1.2

ABOUT UPGRADE PREPARATION................................................................................................3

VERSION INTRODUCTION........................................................................................................4
2.1

THE FOLLOWING VERSIONS CAN BE UPGRADED........................................................................4

2.2

UPGRADE PREREQUISITE............................................................................................................4

2.3

UPGRADE FILES..........................................................................................................................4

UPGRADE PREPARATION..........................................................................................................4
3.1

CHECK CURRENT UPGRADE ENVIRONMENT...............................................................................4

3.2

GET AND CHECK THE SOFTWARE PACKAGE...............................................................................4

UPGRADE INTRODUCTION......................................................................................................4

UPGRADE OPERATIONS............................................................................................................5
5.1

FORCE UPGRADE........................................................................................................................5

5.2

NORMAL UPGRADE....................................................................................................................6

5.3

VENDOR PACKET UPGRADE........................................................................................................7

UPGRADE VALIDATE..................................................................................................................7
6.1

CHECK THE VERSION.................................................................................................................7

6.2

UPGRADE FAILED CHECKLIST....................................................................................................8

1 Upgrade instruction
1.1

About software version


This is software version for P7-L10C900B839, please operate after read the upgrade

guideline carefully.
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(1) Software requirement


a. Before upgrade, please guarantee the version you use is Huawei official
version, or else it may upgrade failed or cause unknown problem.
b. Dont try to upgrade software of other country or customization, or else it may
upgrade failed or cause unknown problem.
(2) Hardware requirement
This software suits to P7-L10 product, it can only use for P7-L10 product, and it
may cause cant power on if you use this software on other product.
Any problems caused by user dont follow the instructions, Huawei will
not provide in warranty service.

1.2

About Upgrade Preparation


Back up your personal data before upgrade, the upgrade process will wipe all user

data.
To make sure that the power of the battery is enough to run the upgrade process.
Maybe you can connect the handset with the charger or the USB data cable to provide
power.

2 Version introduction
2.1

The following versions can be upgraded.


Versions can be upgraded

P7-L10V100R001C00BXXX
P7-L10C900BXXX

2.2

Upgrade prerequisite
The P7-L10 handset software should be updated with the MICRO SD card.

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2.3

Upgrade files
File Name

Main package

dload\UPDATE.APP

Vendor package

Test\TestSoftware\vendor\hw_eu\update.app

Video resource pack


Update tools

MICRO SD card

3 Upgrade preparation
3.1

Check current upgrade environment


Make sure that the MICRO SD card is available and can be read and write.

3.2

Get and check the software package


1 According to the chapter 3.0., check the software package date and the file size.
2. Copy the dload folder to SD card, the directory is /sdcard/dload/UPDATE.APP

4 Upgrade introduction
There are two methods to upgrade: normal upgrade and force upgrade.
Normal upgrade needs to start the handset and enter the Setting module. Force
upgrade is often used when the handset cant boot up or cant enter the idle screen. If
need force upgrade, please pull out the battery and set again.

5 Upgrade operations
Notices:
1. Upgrade will erase the user data, please backup your data before upgrade.
2. Ensure that the power is at least 15% left when upgrading.

5.1

Force upgrade
Step 1. A MICRO SD card of 4GB or more should be available. The MICRO SD
card made by Sandisk, Kingstone, or Kingmax is recommended.
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Step 2. Format the MICRO SD card (This operation is optional).


Step 3. Make sure that there is an UPDATE.APP under the dload. Copy the Main
package of dload in PC to dload of SD card.
Step 4. Make sure your handset is power off. Insert the MICRO SD card into the
handset. Pressing the VOLUME UP key and VOLUME DOWN key, then press
the POWER key to power on the phone, and VOLUME UP key and VOLUME
DOWN key should be pressed more than 10 seconds, then enter the Software
Upgrade Mode.

5.2

Normal upgrade
Step 1. A MICRO SD card of 4GB or more should be available. The MICRO SD
card made by Sandisk, Kingstone, or Kingmax is recommended.
Step 2. Format the MICRO SD card (This operation is optional).
Step 3. Make sure that there is an UPDATE.APP under the dload. Copy the Main
package of dload in PC to dload of SD card.
Step 4. Insert the MICRO SD card into the handset and power on. After entering the
home screen, press menu key to choose Settings->Updater->Menu->Local
upgrade->Confirm->Upgrade to start the upgrade. Reference to the following
pictures.
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5.3

Vendor packet upgrade


Step 1. A MICRO SD card of 4GB or more should be available. The MICRO SD
card made by Sandisk, Kingstone, or Kingmax is recommended.
Step 2. Format the MICRO SD card (This operation is optional).
Step 3. Make sure that there is an UPDATE.APP under the Vendor\hw_eu\dload.
Copy the Main package of dload in PC to dload of SD card.
Step 4. Insert the MICRO SD card into the handset and power on. After entering the
home screen, press menu key to choose Settings->Updater->Menu->Local
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upgrade->Confirm->Upgrade to start the upgrade. Reference to the following


pictures.

6 Upgrade validate
6.1

Check the version

By Setting ->About phone->Build number, to check the version. Just like the picture
below:

Build numberP7-L10C900B839

6.2

Upgrade Failed checklist

If you still cant solve the problem, Please send it to the nearest service center.

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