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3 things you have to know about HUAWEI Honor band 5 OTA update

3 things you have to know about HUAWEI Honor band 5 OTA update

By  Joe Horner 2019-07-24 11110 0

The features of HUAWEI Honor band 5 have been greatly upgraded from the previous generation of Honor band 4, such as support for blood oxygen saturation detection, indoor cycling, ellipsometer and rowing machines. However, most of these features require a OTA upgrade of the Honor band before they can be used. So, how to get OTA update with Honor band 5? Are OTA upgrades risky for product functionality and account security? Let's find out.

Honor band 5 

There is one thing you have to know that the Huawei Honor band 5 support auto-update, you don't need to do that manually each time.

Honor band 5 OTA auto-update conditions

●The mobile phone must meet both the black screen and the charging condition.

●Within the specified time point.

If you set the sleep time, the OTA auto-update according to the sleep time. If you do not set the sleep time, the Honor band will default to 2: 00-4: 00 in the morning to get OTA auto-update.

●Electricity must be higher than 20%.

Are there any risk about OTA update?

Many users will feel that the upgrade of the system version will cause problems such as stutter or inaccurate monitoring of the product.

Honor band 5​ 

In fact, OTA upgrades sometimes fix some large Bug. Because smart bracelet or mobile phone manufacturers generally sell products, but also continue to provide after-sales service or functional updates. At this point, it is preferred to experience new features through OTA upgrades. So feel free to upgrade!

What features of Honor band 5 only can be experienced after OTA upgrading?


4.4 and above

9.0 and above

Stranger caller display

(only EMUI4.0 and above)


Blood oxygen detection

O(OTA version upgrade support)

O(OTA version upgrade support)

Multiple exercise modes

(Outdoor cycling need EMUI5.0 and above)

Dial center

O(OTA version upgrade support)


Remote camera

(EMUI5.0 and above+ default camera)


SMARTCARE reminder

(EMUI8.1 and above)


Bus card

(only NFC version)


If you master these there things about HUAWEI Honor band 5 OTA update, i believe you must have a great usage experience about the latest Honor band!

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