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February 2021 security improvements released for Huawei Nova 6 SE phone



At HDC 2020, Huawei launched its latest custom OS, EMUI 11 with brand new features to meet the user’s needs. Since then, most of the Nova series EMUI 11 eligible smartphones already received the stable EMUI builds.

However, the Nova 6 SE is also compatible to run on the latest custom OS. Previously, Huawei Saudi Arabia discloses that Nova 7i and similar devices in other regions will able to upgrade over EMUI 11.

Moving on, last month, Huawei Egypt reveals that Nova 7i users will receive EMUI 11 version around March 25. As we know, Nova 7i, Nova 6 SE, and P40 Lite are the same devices with different names in different regions. So, Nova 7i and the rest of the similar models get this major update.

Related: [Update: March 2021] Huawei Nova 7i, P40 Lite and Nova 6 SE won’t receive EMUI 11 [Official Reply]

The Nova 6 SE users are eagerly waiting for their turn to experience the features via obtaining the latest EMUI build version. Huawei Egypt’s official reply regarding EMUI 11 was definitely good news for these smartphone users.

Meanwhile, Huawei has started sending a new software update for Nova 6 SE smartphone users. This smartphone becomes the first device to installs the latest security patch released in February 2021 that protects your device against threats.


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

Huawei Nova 6 Series

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  • Huawei Mate Xs receiving the EMUI 10.1 version upgraded from


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.


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

February 2021 Security Patch Details: Installs security fixes for different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 2 critical, 77 medium, and 26 high levels of CVEs.

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.