Step 1. Install USB Driver software.
Step 2. Install Baofeng BF5R | UV_5R Radio Programming Software
Step 3. Connect USB cable to your PC.
Step 4. Connect USB cable to radio.
Step 5. Turn on Radio.
Step 6. Run program BF5R | UV_5R
Copy to a temp directory and run usb_XP2K09.exe.
|USB Windows Vista / Win7 Prolific Cable Driver||2011-Sept-12 version.|
Some people have problems with the newer Prolific driver on their Win 7 system.
|USB Windows Vista Cable Driver||2003-April-03 version.|
Copy ALL three files into a new directory on your computer and run setup.exe.
Do not use either software for UV-5RA model radios.
Right click on file name and Save Link as... or Save Target As....
The 'A' model has its own software.
|2012-04-29 version||XXXX||2012-10-25 (NEWOLD) Version
Use on radios bought after Mid Dec 2012
|BF5R_CPS.CAB|| 2,523,748 bytes
||XXXX||UV_5R.CAB|| 2,550,385 bytes
|setup.exe||139,776 bytes||XXXX||setup.exe||139,776 bytes|
|SETUP.LST||3,281 bytes||XXXX||SETUP.LST||3,302 bytes|
Note: There may be a NEWER versions of this software in RAR format on this site.
Clck on Ok
Click on the Computer Button
Click on [Continue]
Click on [Ok]
Note : Default language for UV_5R software is Chinese.
Menus may appear as chinese text or just ?? Select 2nd from right column and change Menus from ODIA to English if you wish.
Pick menu choice Communication
Select correct comm port for your USB cable.
Click on [Confirm]
Note: UV-5R version has 16 comm ports to chose from.
To download info from radio click on the blue computer icon with the < symbol. under the Program menu or type CTRL+R
Click on [Ok]
Program the radio as you wish.
To upload info to the radio click on the blue computer icon with the > symbol. under the Program menu. or type CTRL+W
Unplug USB cable from Radio.
Last Revised : Jan 04, 2013