How to Update Huawei Watch 2 to Android P 9.0


Android smartphones receive two major OS updates at max but the lucky Huawei Watch 2 has already received two major OS updates in shape of Android 7.1 Nougat and Android 8.0 Oreo. And now you can update your Huawei Watch 2 to Android P 9.0. Isn’t it amazing to be able to update your smartwatch to Android P 9.0. Recently, Google renamed its Android Wear Operating System for smartwatches to “Wear OS by Google”. Soon after, the search giant released the first developer preview of Android P 9.0 for Huawei Watch 2. In this Android Tutorial, we will tell you how to update Huawei Watch 2 to Android P 9.0.

Both Classic and Sports variants of Huawei Watch 2 can be updated to Android P 9.0 using this guide. After updating your Huawei Watch 2 to Android P 9.0 you will get all the latest features of Android Pie along with the latest Android security patch level. Latest Wear OS include – Dark UI System Theme, Controlled background activity, turning off radios when off body, Wi-Fi off when Bluetooth is disconnected, and limited restriction related to non-SDK methods and fields.

Update Huawei Watch 2 to Android P 9.0

At this moment, you can only update your Huawei Watch 2 Android P 9.0 via factory images. So, you need to download Android P9.0 Factory image for Huawei Watch 2 and then flash it via fastboot mode.



How to Update Huawei Watch 2 to Android P 9.0

  1. Download the factory image from the link given above. Transfer the file to your PC or Computer.
  2. Now connect your Huawei Watch 2 to PC.
  3. Open Command Prompt or Terminal on your computer and navigate to the path where you have put the downloaded factory image file.
  4. Reboot your smartwatch into bootloader mode or fastboot mode. To do so, issue the following command: adb reboot bootloader
  5. Enter the following command to unlock the bootloader: fastboot oem unlock
  6. Now issue the following commands to flash Android P 9.0 Factory image on your Huawei Watch 2.
    1. fastboot flash bootloader bootloader.img
    2. fastboot flash boot boot.img
    3. fastboot flash cache cache.img
    4. fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
    5. fastboot flash system system.img
    6. fastboot flash userdata userdata.img
  7. If you want to lock the bootloader then pass the following command: fastboot oem lock
  8. Reboot your Smart watch.

That’s it! This is how you can update Huawei Watch 2 to Android P 9.0.


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