Ascend Mate2 gets Android 5.1 Lollipop Officially with EMUI 3.1 Software

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Android 5.1 upgrade including EMUI 3.1 software is now available for the Ascend Mate2 model MT2-L03 devices. Huawei announced the latest Android OS version for these gadgets that comes with quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor. If you have Ascend Mate2 and wish to get 5.1 Lollipop on your phone then you can now download and install this latest firmware (first release). It is expected that Huawei will deliver the best experience to customers by continuing to enhance the software soon.

Here we’ve given the following software version of Mate2 models that can be upgraded to new Android Lollipop.

  • MT2-L03 V100R001C00B126
  • MT2-L03 V100R001C00B148

Go ahead and read these instructions to install Android 5.1 Lollipop on your Acend Mate 2 manually.


Take a proper backup of your Ascend Mate 2:

  • Click Backup application
  • Click Agree button
  • Click New backup
  • Choose the data you want to backup then click Back up button
  • Set password, then click Ok
  • When data backup completes, click Done

The battery level of your device should be above 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.

Required Files:

Download B309 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)

Steps to Install Android 5.1 Lollipop on Ascend Mate2 Manually:

1:- First download the Android 5.1 Lollipop ( from the above given link on the desktop of your PC and extract it.

2:- Connect the phone with the PC and copy the “dload” folder to the root folder of your micro SD card. Please note that the microSD card should be of at least 4GB.

3:- Turn OFF the device and then press and hold Volume Up + Volume Down buttons at the same time, then press Power button. Release the Power button once the phone turns ON.

4:- Ascend Mate 2 will begin flashing after booting. Your phone will be restarted after the installation is finished successfully.

5:- The device might enter Emergency Data dialog at the first boot.

  • Choose Factory data reset.
  • Click Yes.
  • Once the reset is completed, reboot the device.

Done! You’ve successfully installed Android 5.1 Lollipop on your Ascend Mate2.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any query or trouble while the installation process of Android 5.1 Lollipop on the Ascend Mate 2.

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