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How to update the firmware version of Huawei Freebuds 2?

How to update the firmware version of Huawei Freebuds 2?

By  Joe Horner 2019-09-24 9129 0

Huawei will upgrade the firmware version to fix some of the bug, which encountered in Huawei Freebuds 2 use or improve the user experience. So how do I upgrade the firmware version of Huawei Freebuds 2? Let's talk about it in more detail!

Huawei Freebuds 2​ 

We will introduce two ways to upgrade the Huawei Freebuds 2 firmware version, one from the mobile phone and the other from the APP.

Huawei Mobile EMUI upgrade

After the Bluetooth pairing is successful, click upgrade on the phone settings-Bluetooth-paired headset-firmware. (supported by non-lite phones above EMUI9.0)

APP upgrade (Android phones only)

Prepare before upgrading: 

Mobile operating system Android 4.4 and above (iOS does not support upgrades).

Make sure the headset has enough power: the headset power is more than 25%.

Ensure that the charge box is sufficient: the charge box is more than 30%.

Make sure the phone is connected to the Internet.

Download and install the FreeBuds 2 application

Enter Huawei App Store, search for "FreeBuds 2", download and install.

Upgrade procedure: 

Open FreeBuds 2 APP.

Click agree to terms of Service.

As instructed, place your ears in the box, keep the charging box open, press the key for 2 seconds until the white light flashes, and click "start connecting" (skip if connected).

Click from the phone to reconnect the headset; click the phone return button. (skip if connected).

Make sure the headset is in good condition (important):  

 Play music to confirm that both ears have sound;

 Put your ears in the box and make sure the light is on.


1.Go to the upgrade main screen and click to check for updates

2.Under the condition of networking, the server has a new version of firmware, which will be displayed and found. Click "download version"

3.When the download is complete, close the lid of the box according to the prompts, and the upgrade button will light up, click start upgrade.

4.Wait for progress bar 100% to indicate that the headset has been upgraded successfully.

5.After the upgrade is complete, open the lid for the first time, and the headset and charging box will restart, waiting for 5-10 seconds, when the box indicator is lit, indicating that the headset charging box has started normally.


if the upgrade fails due to accidental interruptions during the upgrade process (such as phone, mobile phone shutdown, lid opening, etc.), you can restart the upgrade step.

Support mobile phone operating system Android 4.4 or above, do not support iPhone IOS system.

this upgrade method suitable for HUAWEI FreeBuds 2 Pro and HUAWEI FreeBuds 2.


For Gearbest customers: If you've purchased Huawei freebuds 2 pro from us and still have problem after using the firmware, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. Just fill in the ticket with your questions at our Support Center and send it to us. We will do our best to deal with your problem as soon as possible. We are always happy to help

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