Huawei Ascend Mate 2 features a large 6.1″ IPS+ LCD 720p display, with 241 ppi pixel density. The Ascend Mate 2 runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. It also has a 13MP rear facing camera, and 5MP front facing camera, and is powered by a large 4050mAh battery.

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 received Android 5.1 support and after that Huawei stopped with the official support as 18 month window period ended. But you can update Ascend Mate 2 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow using CM 13 ROM. A detailed guide on how to install this ROM is given below.

Ascend Mate 2

Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.

Pre-requisites and Backing up your Huawei Ascend Mate 2:


Steps to install CM 13 ROM on Huawei Ascend Mate 2:

  1. Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
  2. Download the CM 13 ROM zip file and Gapps zip file and transfer it to the phone.
  3. Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
  4. Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
  5. Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the CM 13 ROM zip file.
  6. Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
  7. Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
  8. Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
  9. After the process is complete, reboot the phone.

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