How to extract huawei firmware (UPDATE.APP)

How to extract huawei firmware (UPDATE.APP)


If you are using a HUAWEI mobile phones it is no doubt that you should have its Firmware files. Because huawei official web site issues their stock Roms freely. However this is not about downloading or upgrading Huawei firmware but this is for the person who are interesting about custom Rom upgrades and custom rom creators. normally Huawei update file is named as UPDATE.APP

If you want to see hoe to firmware upgrade CLICK HERE













It is some kind of a zip file. but we can not unzip or extract using software such as winrar,7zip etc.

Therefore we have to use a special software to extract this files.This is the way how to extract the files.

First you should download Huawei Update Extractor and extract it. (you may have to register with 4shared.com before download the software. it is free)

Now install the software and you will see a shortcut in your desktop as HuaweiUpdateExtractor and run that software.










Then you will see a window like below


















Then click  this button and find the direction where the Rom file is located. Then select the file called UPDATE.APP and open it. Now the details of Rom will be shown in your software.




Then right click on the file name show in the software then you can extract entire rom or the selected rom in to you pc as your wish.



















If you are planing to repack the files, it is better to extract Rom files to a separate folder.

After customizing as  necessary then you can use the same software to Repack those files. 
To repack go to "Repack" tab and select the folder where your files are located and > Right Click then select > Repack

Then you can use those files to Upgrade your firmware

PASSWORD TO EXTRACT = click here and copy the web address without "http://"

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