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Another HM OS 2 update rolling out for Huawei Nova 4

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Another Huawei Nova 4 HM OS update began to rollout, which comes with HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.165. This software update brings system stability improvements incorporating the latest security to enhance the user experience.

To be mentioned, this HM OS 2 Huawei Nova 4 update is rolling out in batches and may take time to cover all the devices. The users should have HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.138 installed on their devices to upgrade to this latest version.

The company is adding convenient features using which the users can easily switch between the control panel and notification center by swiping left or right. But currently, it is not known, whether this functionality is rolling out for the Nova 4 devices or not.

For your information, the HarmonyOS 2 rollout currently remained enclosed in China.

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Nova 4 harmonyOS update

Things to remember:

  • Make sure your device is not root.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.
  • This update won’t erase your data.
  • We recommend taking a backup of your important data.

Huawei Nova 4:

Huawei Nova 4 comes with a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with 1080 x 2310 pixel resolution.  The smartphone is powered by an octa-core processor built by HiSilicon. The device comes in two different RAM options as 6GB and 8GB, which support 64GB and 128GB storage capacity.

Furthermore, the Nova 4 is fueled by a 3750mAh battery. It equips a triple rear camera setup and a single punch hole front camera. In terms of software, it comes pre-packed with Android 9.

Huawei invested in a simulation software company

Huawei Hubble has recently made a new investment in a software-based company that develops industrial simulation software. The information suggests the overall registered capital of the company has increased by 8.8235 million in Chongquing Liyituo Software Co. Ltd.

The simulation software company was established in July 2018 with the aim to deliver independent, controllable, and internationally advanced industrial simulation software (CAE software) for machinery, aerospace, and aviation. Read more

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Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Huawei Nova 8 SE July 2022 security update rolling out [CN]

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Huawei Nova 8 SE July 2022 update

Huawei Nova 8 SE is now receiving the July 2022 security patch. Yes, it is pretty late to kick off the July patch, but the reason for this delay might please you. The developers were busy launching the major HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system to redesign your smartphone in new ways.

Speaking of the update, the July 2022 security patch for Huawei Nova 8 SE comes with HarmonyOS software version 2.0.0.268. The changelog accompanying is exactly the same as the previous update. Hence, you need to install it to explore if there are any new features or noticeable changes.

Along with the Huawei Nova 8 SE incorporation into HarmonyOS July 2022 security patch for high-end device security, the new release aims to optimize the device system security protection capabilities and stability of some scenarios.

The July 2022 security patch for security enhancements included in a later version of HarmonyOS makes exploiting vulnerabilities in the HarmonyOS update for the Huawei Nova 8 SE smartphone more difficult.

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Huawei Nova 8 SE (JSC-AN00) compatible model receives the July 2022 HarmonyOS security update. Below you can check the detailed changelog mentioned:

Huawei Nova 8 SE July 2022 update

Optimization

  • Security:
    • Optimizing and improving the system security protection capabilities
  • System
    • Optimize the system stability of some scenario

Security patch:

  • Incorporated into July 2022 security patch, strong mobile phones system security

HarmonyOS 3.0 update:

Huawei has released the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta update for some of its latest flagship smartphones, and it will soon be available for other devices. However, it is unclear whether or not the Nova 8 series users will enjoy it.

But don’t worry, the Huawei Nova 8 series smartphone users will almost certainly receive the HarmonyOS 3.0 major update. The Nova 8 series, as previously noted in the expected eligible devices list, is also a relatively new device. Another fact is that this series is well-known and popular among users.

The company may soon release the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta update for the Huawei Nova 8 series samrtphone.

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(Source: Huawei)

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Huawei Nova 8 series receives HarmonyOS July 2022 security update

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Huawei Nova 8 July security update

Huawei Nova 10 is holding the command of the Nova series successor with high-end and innovative features, still, the Chinese tech giant is focusing to release new updates for its two-generation old Nova 8 series. The company recently released the July 2022 security update for the Huawei Nova 8, Nova 8 Pro 5G, and the Nova 8 4G smartphones.

The HarmonyOS July 2022 security patch update for the Huawei Nova 8 series smartphone users mainly aims to improve system security, also to protect the device against threads by fixing the different levels of CVEs found in the system.

Although, you can check the compatible model numbers of the Huawei Nova 8 lineup

  • Huawei Nova 8 (ANG-AN00)
  • Hauwei Nova 8 Pro 5G (BRQ-AN00)
  • Huawei Nova 8 Pro 4G (BRQ-AL00)

You can identify the July 2022 security update through HarmonyOS 2.0.0.268 build version. Which can be upgradeable over the HarmonyOS 2.0.0.263 running version.

Coming on the changelog, the Huawei Nova 8 series July update only incorporates the security patch fixes. On the other hand, there are now new features and changes noted in the updated new log.

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Huawei Nova 8 July security update

We recommend you download and install the recent update as soon as possible to patch the security gap and improve your device’s overall performance. In particular, the company aims to remove identified bugs and enhance user experience in terms of better device optimization.

Update instruction:

You can download and install the July 2022 security update using the below-mentioned guides:

  • launch the Settings app
  • Hit on System & updates
  • Click Software update
  • Tap Check for Updates
  • Then Download and Install
  • Once installed don’t forget to restart the device after.

Do you know: Huawei Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro enlisted in second-hand phones:

A month before, Hauwei announced that Huawei Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro enters the second-hand certified phones. Second-hand smartphones are put through more than 120 unique tests. While going through a rigorous process that uses only original factory parts,

The new battery includes the HarmonyOS 2 operating system and a one-year extended guarantee.

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Huawei releases August 2022 security update details as HarmonyOS 3 launches

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HarmonyOS August 2022 security patch details 1

As a part of the Huawei monthly security maintenance release process, Huawei aims to fix dozens of vulnerabilities encountered in the running version. Likely, Huawei has publishes the August 2022 security update details for the eligible devices as HarmonyOS 3 launches.

Notably, HarmonyOS 3.0 has already hit the Chinese smartphone market, with lots of supporting features that help to manage all of the Software systems on your smartphone to help you to perform basic tasks and to give comprehensive control of peripheral devices such as Bluetooth and FreeBuds.

On the other hand, the August 2022 security update for the Huawei devices helps to patch the security gaps for the following major operating system, also July 2022 security update issues occur in the Huawei devices.

Through, the August 2022 security patch, Huawei aims to fix dozens of vulnerabilities encountered in the previous update. As per the monthly security update criteria, the firm works to address the running version exploits and prevent your devices from unhealthy ethics.

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HarmonyOS August 2022 security patch details 1

Below you can check the following August 2022 security update details mentioned:

Framework section:

August 2022 security patch from the Framework section marks one (CVE-2021-40034) from the critical level of severity, one severity (CVE-2021-40052) from the high level, and two marked as a medium level of severity (CVE-2022-37007, CVE-2021-40012).

It aims to encounter the memory overwriting vulnerability caused by additional overflow from the video frameworks. Alongside, a different module has an out-of-bounds read vulnerability that is a successful exploit in the August 2022 security patch.

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Kernel Section:

The kernel section marks one severity from the high level of CVE-2022-37001, which aims to fix the diag0router module interception excessive long and short instruction vulnerability.

System Section:

It also exploits the one CVE from the medium level of severity (CVE-2022-37008), which aims to fix the recovery module by bypassing the verification of an update package vulnerability.

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Application Section:

The August 2022 security patch includes 5 different levels of CVEs from the application section which marked two as high levels of severity (CVE-2022-37002 CVE-2022-37004) and three marked as a medium level of severity (CVE-2022-37003, CVE-2022-37005, CVE-2021-40030 ).

It aims to fix the My Huawei app defect in the design and also fix the permission assignment from the AOD module.

Third-Party library:

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The August 2022 security update encountered a total of 5 high levels of severity  (CVE-2022-25845, CVE-2021-44732, CVE-2022-30594, CVE-2021-22570, CVE-2022-0778) and 2 CVEs from the medium level of severity from the third-party library.

Notably, the users should keep checking on their device whether they received the August 2022 patch or not through the Settings>> System & Update>> now follow the on-screen instructions.

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