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April 2021 security update expanding for Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro Plus in Europe

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At the latest HarmonyOS 2.0 event, Huawei has confirmed the 18 devices including the Huawei P40 series smartphones that are eligible to directly upgrade over the public beta version of HarmonyOS 2.0.

However, Huawei P40 lineup devices were the first to participate in HarmonyOS 2.0 developer beta testing from the initial stage. At the moment, HarmonyOS operating system rollout is limited to the Chinese market and soon expand for global users.

Parallelly, Huawei is also dispatching software updates for its devices. In this segment, the company released a bunch of new features along with a new security patch for Huawei P40 series smartphones on the home ground last week.

Now, the Chinese tech giant expanding the April 2021 security improvements for Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+ users in Europe. It fixes several new bugs and vulnerabilities found in the latest software build and provides better system security.

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On the other hand, the changelog doesn’t have other features, which were rollout for the Chinese P40 variants. More information about the update instructions and notes linked below.

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EMUI Version:

Huawei P40 smartphone starts receiving EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.184 with an update size of 308MB. On the other hand, the Huawei P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ device getting EMUI 11.0.0.186 with an update size of 304MB in Europe.

Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in April 2021.

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April 2021 security patch details: This security update fixes different levels of exploits and issues including 17 high and 69 medium levels of CVEs for improved system security.

Key points for users before Update:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.

HOW TO CHECK FOR UPDATE:

To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

You can also request software updates through the Support app. To do this, open the Support app, go to the Service tab on the bottom bar, tap on the update, then select Check for updates and then download and install.

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Global users of Huawei P40 series receiving April security, while wait for HarmonyOS begins

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Huawei: Why have you forgot about these phones for EMUI 12, they are excellent

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Yes! We’re moving towards EMUI 13 and EMUI 12 is rolling out in the air. However, we also want to point out some phones that Huawei forgot to give EMUI 12, as they are also among the top options in the market.

Yes, there are some important phones that we need to note on behalf of Huawei and why the company forgot to give them a major upgrade, such as EMUI 12.

Huawei Y9a:

This is a full-screen phone that reaches at 6.63 inches with FHD+ resolution, it is powered by a MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor.

The phone has quad rear camera 64 MP (f/1.8 aperture) + 8 MP (120 Ultra-Wide Angle Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (Depth Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (Macro Lens, f/2.4 aperture).

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Huawei Y7a:

This phone equips 6.67 inches of TFT LCD and FHD+ resolution. On the other hand, the phone is the first in the Huawei cadre to feature a top center hole punch design.

It has a Kirin 710A octa-core processor. It also brings powerful rear camera system including 48 MP (f/1.8 aperture) + 8 MP (120 Ultra-Wide Angle Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (Depth Lens, f/2.4 aperture) + 2 MP (Macro Lens, f/2.4 aperture).

Huawei Y6p:

It sports 6.4 inches of TFT display and HD+ resolution and is powered by a Mediatek MT6762R octa-core chipset with IMG GE8320 650 MHz.

The phone has triple camera setup 13 MP (f/1.8 aperture) + 5 MP (Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 aperture) + 2 MP (f/2.4 aperture), AF. On the front side, it provides an 8MP selfie camera.

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Huawei Y5p:

This is a budget device and it has a very unique design. It is a handy phone with a 5.45-inch screen and HD+ resolution. There are two cameras in total – one on the rear and one on the front.

EMUI 10.1:

Despite their different specs, all of these phone ships with pre-installed EMUI 10.1 software. However, they’ve not received any further upgrades such as EMUI 12.

If they didn’t get EMUI 12, do you think, Huawei will give these a slot in EMUI 13 upgrade plan? We’ll figure it out and keep you posted.

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Ensure Huawei P50 Pro security with EMUI September 2022 update

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Huawep P50 Pro sEPTEMBER 2022 update

Huawei P50 Pro smartphone is a perfect example of what you see is what you get in terms of features, specification, and design. And to maintain its compatibility Huawei kick off regular updates. Likewise, the latest EMUI September 2022 security update for the Huawei P50 Pro helps to patch the security gap.

September 2022 patch fixes:

EMUI September 2022 security patch fixes Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) for the numerous software threats and defects. There are also 10 fixes for CVEs at the high level, 7 fixes for CVEs at the medium level, and 0 remedies for CVEs at the low level.

Meanwhile, the latest update helps to improve the security status of your Huawei P50 Pro smartphone to give you a better user experience. You can identify this latest update through EMUI 12.0.1.274 (C432E3R4P1), which is currently rolling out in the European market.

Huawei P50 Pro September 2022 update

 

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We recommend to you grab this update as soon as it reaches your Huawei P50 Pro smartphone. To maintain its efficiency and compatibility in to fight further bugs and issues.

Huawep P50 Pro sEPTEMBER 2022 update

Will Huawei P50 Pro brings XMAGE camera technology?

The Huawei  XMAGE camera technology is the newest and biggest badge in the world of photography. After the Mate 50 series, we had strong convictions that the upcoming Huawei P50 Pro would be the next smartphone to integrate XMAGE features.

Recently a famous Weibo tipster shared a post with the Huawei P50 Pro image on his page. As per the tipster, with the release of the new P50 Pro handset, the business will start including the adaptor. Users are spared the hassle of running out to buy extra equipment to charge their new smartphone.

The tipster has not added anything like processors or any other important specs aside from the interrogative twitch. To present, neither analysts nor Huawei have confirmed any reports regarding the forthcoming P50 Pro smartphone.

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Have you used Double Tap feature of EMUI 12 copied by Android 12?

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Huawei EMUI 12 Double tap

To some extent, Huawei EMUI 12 is similar to Android 12, including features, gestures, and many more but capability such as a large folder makes it better. Aside from that EMUI 12 greatness, today we up the Double Tap feature of Android 12, which is similar to EMUI 12 double tap to work smart and quickly by just tapping on the screen.

The feature enables you to change your settings so that actions like turning on the flashlight and taking screenshots may be performed by double-tapping the on-screen of your phone.

However, for the Android 12 devices, this feature is known as the Quick Tap and for the Huawei EMUI 12 devices, it knows as the Double Tap feature. Notably, the feature is available only on the compatible Huawei device, just check and experience this double tap feature.

Android 12 Quick tap feature:

You can switch the function on or off once you get there. You can choose from a variety of actions if you enable the double-tap gesture. They comprise to let you capture a screenshot, Turn on Google Assistant, media, playback or pause, launch the recent apps window, Notification dropdown is displayed, activating a particular app.

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  • Open the Settings
  • Then System
  • Now the Gestures

Huawei EMUI 12 Double tap

EMUI 12 Double tap feature:

Huawei larger screen devices can benefit most from the functionality because it makes it simpler to turn on the screen from across the table without having to mess with the controls.

However, if you having trouble searching the Double tap on your Huawei device then once reboot, you will find a new ‘double tap’ feature located in the settings options.

To enable the feature you can visit the Settings option>then Accessibility features > from Shortcuts & gestures, Wake screen and enable Raise to wake or Double-tap screen to wake.

This Quick Tap feature on your EMUI 12 devices will definitely give you a better user experience and let you give a smart and time-saving operation. If you are an EMUI 12 device user and have used this feature then must share your experience with the user.

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And if you are unaware of the double tap feature so far, then enable it on your devices now to take advantage of the double tap feature. However, it is as similar to the Android 12 feature Quick Tap but still, Huawei needs to do some improvements to it to make it compatible with all devices.

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