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Update Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 to B528 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Emotion UI Beta Firmware

Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 can now be updated with the latest Android 4.1.2 B528 Jelly Bean firmware by Huawei. This is a beta firmware, so you should expect a few bugs at some places and it comes with the new Emotion UI, an Android skin by Huawei. Build B528 is a Chinese version and you will have to change the language to English from the Settings. You can easily install B528 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 using the tutorial given below. This is not a modified or a custom ROM. It is an official firmware by Huawei that does not even require a custom recovery like ClockworkMod in order to flash the ROM files on your phone.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 to B528 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official beta firmware. We have covered all the steps and download files you need in the tutorial below. Please make sure you backup all your apps as this firmware upgrade could delete all your personal settings, data and apps — and don’t forget to read all the important tips given below. he following tips are important as they will help the installation procedure to go smooth without any issues. Let’s continue with the tutorial below.

Update Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 to B528 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Emotion UI Beta Firmware 10

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

B528 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware Details:

This firmware update is for the Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 and comes with the new Emotion UI by Huawei, their own version of the graphical skin on top of the stock Android.

If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Huawei U9200 Ascend P1, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps:

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below for some tips on how to backup data:

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung KIES. If you backup data manually, you get more options what to choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your phone, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing phone set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android phone to the computer? You need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your phone goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your phone might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

4. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend NOT to try our guides if your phone is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

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Remember: For more Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 tutorials and custom firmwares, check here!

All set and ready? Good. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Huawei U9200 Ascend P1 to Android 4.1.2 B528.

About the author

Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.


  • have a problem while updating to 4.1.2 to my p1.I downloaded the firmware from Mega and I followed the instuctions you mentioned but system cannot find UPDATE.APP while updating from recovery mode.I found only the UPDATE.APP when I extracted the downloaded file.Is that right?YThen you know battery cannot be removed from p1 but why did you mention to remove battery from p1? Please reply me quickly why and how to update with other way.Thanks.

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  • yes this step sound suspicious,

    “Step 5 – Now take out the battery and insert again for a full reboot. Do not turn on the phone in this step.”

    all P1 users should be aware of this is an unremovable battery model..

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