Read Information from phone

How to read information like imei / sn / software version / other in fastboot mode from HUAWEI Honor 5?

Download Necessary Tools

  1. Huawei HiSuite
  2. mini ADB Drivers with Fastboot tools

Installing Necessary Tools and Drivers

  1. Install Huawei HiSuite to get communication with the phone and all necessary drivers.
  2. Install ADB mini with Fastboot tools to get all needed tools and rest of ADB drivers that are required.
    • Windows 10 users should additionally go into c:\Windows\inf and search for the file "wpdmtp.inf". Press the right button on it and select INSTALL

Read All Information from HUAWEI phone in Fastboot Mode

  1. Turn on HUAWEI Honor 5 in fastboot mode.huawei fastboot screen
  2. Open Command Prompt from start menu with admin rights(if windows ask about rights just press YES).command prompt run with admin
  3. If you do not change default folder ADB and FASTBOOT files are in C:\ADB
  4. Now you need to go into this directory using the command:
    • Type cd\ and pres; enter key.
    • Type cd adb and press enter key.

Next use fastboot command:

  1. fastboot devices and press enter button
    This command checks communication with HUAWEI Honor 5 and confirms that all drivers are installed correctly.
  2. fastboot oem get-product-model
    and press enter button
    This command read from phone product code / phone namehuawei read info in fastboot
  3. fastboot oem get-psid
    and press enter button
    This command read IMEI and S/N from HUAWEI Honor 5huawei read imei in fastboot
  4. fastboot oem get-build-number
    and press enter button
    This command checks the firmware version of phonehuawei firmware version read in fastboot
  5. fastboot getvar:rescue_phoneinfo
    and press enter button
    With this command, you can read more info about your HUAWEI Honor 5 if it supports this command

Another useful fastboot command:

  • fastboot reboot and press enter key
    This command restart HUAWEI Honor 5 in normal mode, it's very useful when we have got a phone with built-in battery.
  • fastboot oem get-bootinfo and press enter key
    This command checks bootloader status if it's LOCKED or UNLOCKED.

That's all.


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