Download & install the latest firmware on Huawei Watch GT 2

Looking to upgrade your Huawei Watch GT 2? Then you’re in the right place. Here we have quick steps to download and install the latest firmware (software) on Huawei Watch GT 2.

Like other smart wearables, Huawei Watch GT 2 also gets a regular software update to improve performance, introduce new features, and fix bugs if any. Most of the users are not aware of the update procedure. To make things simple for them, here we have a simple tutorial to update Huawei Watch GT 2 firmware. It is a simple process where users can manually check for software updates through the Huawei Health app.

To remind you, Huawei Watch GT 2 comes in two dials – a 42mm and 46mm dials. The 42mm dial smartwatch features a 1.2-inch OLED display with 390 x 390 pixels resolutions while the 46mm variant has a 1.39-inch OLED display with 454 x 454 pixels resolutions. Both models are powered by Huawei’s own Kirin A1 SoC and come with 5ATM water resistance.

The Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm model comes with 215mAh battery and 7 days of battery life compared to a 455mAh battery and 14 days of battery life of the 46mm model. Both models support up to 15 workout models and can now track your heart rate underwater. The 42m model has 16MB RAM and 4GB storage compared to 32MB RAM and 4GB storage of 46mm model.

How to Firmware update on Huawei Watch GT 2

There are two ways to download and install the latest software on Huawei Watch GT 2. Read on for both the methods:

Method 1:

1. Launch the Huawei Health app.

2. Pair the Huawei Watch GT 2 with your phone.

3. From the main interface of the app, tap on ‘Devices’.

4. Next, select the Huawei Watch GT 2 from the list and choose Firmware update.

5. Follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the new firmware if available.

6. Enjoy!

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Method 2:

For Android devices: Enable “Auto-download update packages over Wi-Fi” through the Huawei Health app > Devices > Device name. Doing this, whenever a new firmware update is released it will be directly shown to your watch. Tap on it and follow the on-screen instructions to install it.

For iOS devices: Open the Huawei Health app and tap on the profile picture located at the upper-left corner of the home screen. Select Settings and enable Auto-download update packages over Wi-Fi. That’s it! New updates will be automatically shown to your watch screen. Follow on-screen instructions to upgrade.

That’s the simple guide to download and install the latest software on Huawei Watch GT 2. Do check our WEARABLES section for more such tips and tutorials.