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A huge 4.2GB security update released for Honor 10 on EMUI 10, includes Huawei Assistant, VoWiFi and more

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Honor is currently upgrading the Honor 10 devices on EMUI 10 around the globe. On the other hand, users that received this major OS upgrade earlier this year, now getting a huge EMUI update.

Honor 10 users on EMUI 10, receiving a new update that installs Huawei Assistant, VoWiFi (WiFi Calling), Smart Charge, and May 2020 security patches. Including this new set of features, the software package size reaches at 4.26GB, which is huge as EMUI 10.0 OTA itself.

These features previously rolled out to a number of old devices from both Honor and Huawei campaigns. However, those update packages remained under 1.5GB.

Also, this is not the first time, when Huawei has sent a big size EMUI update to its device but the company only rarely releases this kind of updates.

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Check more information of changes in this update detailed below.

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Honor 10 Update Changelog:

Huawei Assistant: Adds Huawei Assistant to the home screen, providing smart reminders personalized news, and other content relevant to you.

Security: Integrates Android security patches released in May 2020 for improved system security.

Smart Charge: Not mentioned but it’s included in the update.

VoWiFi: Not mentioned but it’s included in the update.

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Changelog DETAILS:

VoWiFi: Wi-Fi Calling feature enables users to use smartphones that support VoWiFi to dial numbers to use voice or video calls over Wi-Fi connection. Currently in India, only Jio and Airtel networks are offering VoWiFi services.

To activate Wi-Fi Calling:

You can activate the VoWiFi calling by going to Settings > Mobile network > Mobile data > Wi-Fi Calling > tap on Wi-Fi Calling slider to enable this feature.

Or via simply to Phone dialer > Settings > Wi-Fi Calling, tap the Wi-Fi Calling slider to enable this feature.

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Huawei Assistant: Huawei Assistant provides smart reminders, personalized news, and other content relevant to you. The assistant is accessible via the home screen.

Just swipe right on the home screen to access Huawei Assistant (or left if you are using a bi-directional language). Huawei Assistant can’t be accessed directly from AppGallery.

Smart Charge: Preserve battery health by adapting to your charging routine. Charging may be paused to delay charging your device to 100% until needed.

Activate (default): Settings > Battery > More battery settings > Smart Charge.

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May 2020 Security: The May 2020 security update brings Android patches from Huawei and Google, fixing different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 2 critical and 22 high and 2 Medium levels of CVEs.

VERSION:

Honor 10 receiving these features with EMUI version 10.0.0.179 and the update size of 4.26GB.

Note:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • We recommend you download this update over Wi-Fi connection.
  • Back up your important data before downloading the update.

Want to send us Tips, Update Screenshots, or a Message? connect with us here:

  • Screenshots@huaweicentral.com
  • Tips@huaweicentral.com
  • Direct message us on Twitter

How to update Honor 10:

Via Settings:

  • Settings
  • System & updates
  • Software update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Via Support:

  • Support (HiCare) app
  • Services Tab
  • Update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Thanks to the tipster – Sushant

Honor 10 May 2020 Update

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Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.

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5 year old Huawei mid-ranger gets new EMUI features

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Huawei is rolling out new software updates for one of its 5 year old mid-ranger with a number of new features. It’s good to see those old smartphones are not completely cut off from new optimizations and Huawei is still sending new tweaks.

The 5 year mid-ranger that we’re talking about is the Huawei Enjoy 7s. And it runs EMUI 9.1. Alongside, Huawei is sharing a new software update for another veteran, Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus, also known as Huawei Y9 2018.

These two phones are well received by Huawei consumers and now getting new add-ons. According to the changelog, Huawei is sending EMUI 9.1.0.148 (from EMUI 9.1.0.145) for the following models:

  • Enjoy 7S FIG-AL00
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-AL10
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-TL00
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-TL10

On the other hand, Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus getting EMUI 9.1.0.151 (from EMUI 9.1.0.143) for the below-mentioned models:

  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-AL10
  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-AL20
  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-TL10

What does it bring?

The changelog reveals that there are new changes in the application section such as the new Petal Light Tour app. Users will have to tap on the app icon to download the app on their smartphones.

You should know that the app download will begin only if you tap the app icon. Furthermore, this two Huawei mid-ranger are getting their EMUI security features improved with a February 2022 security patch.

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Previously, Huawei Enjoy 9e received a similar update for a better user experience. However, we cannot configure whether the same firmware is planned to rollout for the global variants.

If it happens, then do inform us via Screenshot@huaweicentral.com. Until then check the full changelog mentioned below and keep an eye on your phone’s firmware section.

Apps:

Added a quick download icon for the Petal Light Tour app, click it to download and use it directly.

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Safety:

integrates February 2022 security patches to enhance system security Information about the security content of Huawei software updates.

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Huawei P30 Lite November 2022 update rolling out

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Huawei is rolling out the November 2022 software update for the P30 lite smartphone in the global market. On the other hand, the company is sending this software update to improve the phone’s security aspect.

For now, the update has been spotted in the European region but may soon reach other markets. It’s come to know that the Huawei P30 Lite November 2022 software update has EMUI version 12.0.0.251 and a package size of over 250 megabytes.

You should know that this software is rolling out in batches. So, we suggest you keep on looking in the software update section.

The changelog doesn’t include any other improvements for the smartphone than the security patch. However, P30 lite users are anticipating EMUI 13 but Huawei has not revealed rollout dates for past devices.

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Hence, the phone currently, runs EMUI 12 with a number of new features as well as the user interface. However, the P30 lite was stuck on EMUI 10.0 previously. Therefore, it’ll be interesting to see if this phone could get new major upgrades.

If you want to check for new firmware, make sure to open Settings menu > then all you have to do is to scroll down and tap on System & updates > from here tap on Software updates and then tap CHECK FOR UPDATES button on the bottom side of the screen.

The phone will take a few minutes to connect to the server and check for the latest available firmware. If it fails, then do check the firmware via the My Huawei app.

Huawei P30 lite sports a 6.15-inch display with FHD+ resolution, the phone is powered by Kirin 710 chipset. It has a 24MP triple rear camera system and there’s a large 32MP selfie camera.

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The phone is packed with a 3340 mAh battery that could recharge with an 18W fast charger.

Below you can check participate in the poll and spark a conversation on your Huawei P30 lite software update status.

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Huawei releases December 2022 EMUI patch details

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Huawei has released December 2022 EMUI security patch details for global smartphones. This update will soon start to rollout for the eligible models on top of new OTA software. Huawei is currently rolling out November 2022 security patch for flagship and mid-range devices. These phones will soon promote to a new firmware version.

Meanwhile, Huawei smartphone users are waiting for a new major software update. However, Huawei has not revealed any details about EMUI 13 or its rollout. As December could bring news about EMUI 13 that is much awaited.

Huawei releases these software updates in quarterly and monthly time spans. And aims to improve the phone’s stability, features, and performance on EMUI 12.0.1, EMUI 12.0.0, and EMUI 11.0.1.

According to the patch details, Huawei December 2022 EMUI patch fixes 17 high-level CVEs, 2 medium CVEs, and no new CVEs found in the low-level. On the other hand, the patches also apply fixes for several other issues found in the last build version.

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Currently, we’ve not spotted December 2022 security patch rollout. However, you should grab this rollout as soon as it appears on your Huawei smartphone.

Below you can check all of the bugs and viruses fixed in the latest EMUI security bulletin.

CVE stands for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.

Critical:

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  • none

High:

  • CVE-2022-20414, CVE-2022-20441, CVE-2022-20445, CVE-2022-20446, CVE-2022-20448, CVE-2022-20450, CVE-2022-20451, CVE-2022-20453, CVE-2022-20454, CVE-2022-20462, CVE-2022-20463, CVE-2022-20465, CVE-2022-2209, CVE-2022-25724, CVE-2022-25743, CVE-2021-1050, CVE-2022-25741

Medium:

  • CVE-2022-20280, CVE-2022-20338

Low:

  • none

Already included in previous updates: CVE-2022-25748, CVE-2022-20394, CVE-2021-39673, CVE-2022-20410, CVE-2022-20351, CVE-2022-26472, CVE-2022-22078.

You can check for the latest software update, open Settings > tap on System & updates and then tap on Software updates and tap on CHECK FOR UPDATES. Afterward, the phone will check for the latest firmware rollout. However, it may take some time to release software updates for specific devices.

Hence, we suggest you also request new firmware via the My Huawei app and navigate to the Updates section.

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