Software update: T-Mobile Prism

Learn how to check the software version and update the T-Mobile Prism. Find out more on this page.

 

Understanding the software version

How tos

 

 

Understanding the Update

Beginning March 19, the Huawei Prism will have a software update to Android version 2.3.6/ Build U8651V100R001USAC85B897 via Over The Air (OTA). This update provides security enhancements and Mobile Hotspot/USB tethering fixes.

 

You can update in one way:

 

Over the air (OTA) update: The software update to C85B897 will be available starting March 19 and subsequently made more available throughout the next few weeks. Follow the on screen prompts to install the update.

 

Current Software Version
Update Status

U8651V100R001USAC85B897

This software version is current. Your device software is up to date.

U8651V100R001USAC85B878

The software update to C85B897 available starting March 19 via OTA. Follow the on screen prompts to install the update.
Other versions

T-Mobile and Huawei will not send you a software update.

 

Devices with non-T-Mobile software versions are out of warranty and do not receive updates.

 

 

Software versions

 

  • Android version 2.3.6/ Build U8651V100R001USAC85B897 - Current version
    • Version
      • Android version 2.3.6/ Build U8651V100R001USAC85B897
      • Approved 3/19/13
    • Improvements
      • Device optimization
    • Prerequisites
      • Android version 2.3.6 / Build U8651V100R001USAC85B878
      • Preferably done over a Wi-Fi connection
      • File size of update is 123 MB
      • Battery life at 50% or higher
  • Android version 2.3.6/ Build number U8651V100R001USAC85B878
    • Version
      • Android version 2.3.6/ Build number U8651V100R001USAC85B878
      • Kernel version: 2.6.35.7-perf android@localhost #1
      • Baseband: 60501015
      • Original Software
      • Approved 5/6/12
    • Features
      • Full web browsing, email & maps
      • Android 2.3
      • Access to thousands of apps
      • 3.5” HVGA touchscreen
      • 3.2 MP rear camera
      • GBA SIM Card Required
    • Prerequisites
      • Original Software

 

 

How to's

Check software version

To check the current software version, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap About phone.
  4. Scroll down to view the Build Number.

 

 

Download update from [OEM]

You can check for updates and request to download the update from the [OEM] servers. To check for updates and download, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap About phone.
  4. Tap System updates.
  5. Download latest update if one is available.

 

 

Manually update over USB using [update method, such as Kies]

You can [describe manual update process]. To manually update over a USB cable, follow these steps:


We're sorry, this option is not available for your device.

 

 

Over the Air (OTA) update

After receiving a notification that you received the OTA update, you may download it. To download, follow these steps:


We're sorry, this option is not available for your device.