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Camera, Fingerprint and System improvements rolling out for Huawei Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro

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Last December, Huawei launched two new models in the Nova series, Huawei Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro. These smartphones released with the latest hardware and software technology that includes EMUI 11 OS skin, Kirin 985 7nm processor, and more.

Following the launch, now Huawei has started sending the second software update for Nova 8 smartphones. This update brings new optimizations for camera effect, fingerprint unlocking, gaming and improves system stability that enhances overall device performance.

The first software update of the Nova 8 series brought December 2020 security patch that improves system security and optimizations for camera effect, fingerprint unlocking, and more.

Read more: Huawei Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro receiving first update with camera, fingerprint and security improvements

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NEW VERSION:

  • Huawei Nova 8 smartphone receiving EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.126 upgraded from 11.0.0.121.
  • Huawei Nova 8 Pro smartphone receiving EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.121 upgraded from 11.0.0.118

UPDATE LOG:

For Nova 8:

  • Optimize the shooting effect of the camera in some scenes   
  • Optimize the system stability

For Nova 8 Pro:

  • Optimize the gaming experience
  • Optimize the fingerprint unlocking experience in some scenarios
  • Optimize the system stability 

REMEMBER:

  1. The availability of these updates may vary.
  2. The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  3. The update will not erase any data.

HOW TO 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.

Alternatively, 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.

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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Celia Voice Assistant and Petal Apps update rolling out for Huawei Nova 3i [Updated]

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Update: September 17, 2021

According to the tipster, the latest Huawei Nova 3i update also has new features, including the Huawei Apps folder to the home screen so you can stay up to date with trending apps. The update adds quick download shortcuts for the following apps:

  1. Petal Search
  2. Books
  3. Petal Maps
  4. GameCenter
  5. Member Center
  6. Celia Keyboard

You’ll just need to tap on the corresponding icons to download the apps.

In addition to your existing apps, the update adds AI Voice (Celia Voice Assistant). You can use AI Voice to interact with Huawei devices (such as smartphones and tablets) hands-free.

Countries and Regions Where AI Voice Can Be Used:

Currently, you can communicate with AI Voice in English, French, and Spanish in the UK, France, Spain, Chile, Mexico, and Colombia.

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Original Story: September 13, 2021:

After months of wait, Huawei is finally rolling out a new software update for the Nova 3i smartphones. This release has new security patches that improve system security to safeguard your phone’s data.

According to the changelog, the Huawei Nova 3i is getting May 2021 security patch with EMUI version 9.1.1.333 and an update package size of 425 megabytes. However, there are no additions have been found in the changelog so far.

For your information, the Huawei Nova 3i May 2021 update is currently rolling out in limited markets and will expand further gradually. However, you can check for this software via visiting the system Settings’ update section.

Still, there are a few things that you should keep in mind before upgrading to the latest Huawei Nova 3i May 2021 update. First, keep sufficient space in your phone’s storage, keep your phone’s battery level adequate, be patient because the installation procedure may take some time.

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HarmonyOS:

Huawei Nova 3i is eligible to run HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. However, the company has only announced the beta program for Nova 3 and the test run will begin later this month. Meanwhile, there’s no information available on the Huawei Nova 3i HarmonyOS 2.0 beta activity at the moment.

Specs:

Similar to the Nova 3, the Nova 3i comes with dual rear and dual selfie cameras. Both of this camera setup comes with powerful features and includes AI modes for better photography options.

The phone supports 128GB of internal storage, it has a 6.3-inch display, featuring 4GB of RAM, is powered by a Kirin 710 processor, has a 3340 mAh battery.

Last update:

Huawei Nova 3i received its last software update in December 2020, at that time, the phone received November 2020 security update. However, the phone was left behind without any incremental software releases.

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Thanks to the tipster – Ahmed Ashraf

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Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security patch rolling out with .491 update

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Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security patch is now rolling out for the users. This new software update has a new security patch. However, there are no other changes that have been spotted in the software build.

According to the Huaweiblog, the EMUI 10.0.0.491 software update for the Huawei P30 Lite is rolling out in Europe. Therefore, it may take some time to reach out to every P30 lite owner in the region as well as in the global market.

Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security patch comes with several fixes for the threats and vulnerabilities that could half your personal data. Therefore, we recommend you install this upgrade as soon as it appears.

If you want to update the latest Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security, visit system settings, go to Software & updates, tap on Check for updates and then download updates.

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However, it’s recommended that you keep sufficient storage before upgrading to the latest EMUI version. Keep an adequate amount of battery levels on your phone and connected to the internet while downloading the update package.

Huawei P30 lite comes with a triple camera system that helps you take amazing photos. The has a Kirin 710F processor and runs EMUI 8.1 out of the box. Since its unveiling, the phone has received two major software updates – EMUI 9 and EMUI 10. However, the phone didn’t receive EMUI 11.

On the other hand, the phone in China is eligible for the HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. Still, there’s no confirmation about its global major upgrade, which is highly awaited by the consumers.

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro arranges EMUI 11 July 2021 security update

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Huawei has arranged a new software update for the Mate 20 Pro flagship the global. This new update comes with July 2021 security patch to improve system security and make this EMUI 11 device run stable.

According to the changelog, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro July 2021 update is rolling out for global users with EMUI version 11.0.0.172. Aside from the security details that aren’t much to show on the changelog. However, the system will surely improve the performance.

The Mate 20 Pro is the most successful Huawei Mate series device, it comes with Leica triple camera system powered by AI features with improved colors, texture, a new ultra-wide-angle camera. It’s the first Huawei device with wireless reverse charge and supports 40W super-fast charging. This 2018’s flagship comes with a display fingerprint and it’s water and dust-resistant.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro July 2021

(Thanks to the tipsters)

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro HarmonyOS:

In China, this phone has successfully completed HarmonyOS 2.0 installation and enjoying the latest features such as a Control panel, super device, service widgets, better user interface, and more. However, the consumers want the same treatment on the global stage, which is yet to be confirmed by Huawei.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro EMUI 12:

Huawei has already listed EMUI 12 on its official website but the company has now not announced any rollout schedule at the moment. We’ll wait for more information on this matter.

Meanwhile, Huawei Mate 20 Pro is back on the quarter EMUI security update section for the global users and it’s quite interesting to see this development because Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro have already been removed from the listing for a long time. Still, we’re waiting for any major news for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro owners and we’ll keep you posted.

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Update instructions:

You can download the Huawei Mate 20 Pro July 2021 update via that settings section. To do this, open Settings > Software & updates > updates, Check for updates, and if available, download and install. Your phone will restart and begin the installation process.

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It is recommended that you keep the Huawei Mate 20 series charged above the recommended level. Also, back up your important data to prevent any data loss, however, the update will not erase any of it. Moreover, make sure, your Mate 20 model has sufficient storage to store the update package that will automatically be deleted after the installation

(via – Huaweiblog)

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