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February 2021 security improvements released for Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro

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Huawei Nova7 Series

Huawei’s Nova series consisted of a mid-range smartphone, which comes with amazing hardware and software capabilities that attract consumers. In this line, the Nova 7 lineup was launched in three models – Nova 7, Nova 7 Pro, and Nova 7 SE.

EMUI 11 is the newest version of Android-based OS to date that offers the latest features and capabilities to fulfill user’s requirements. At the moment, every Huawei phone users want to experience the advance EMUI 11 features.

Back in September, Huawei opened the EMUI 11 beta testing for the Nova 7 lineup and further rollout betas for registered users. As of now, the Nova 7 devices updated to stable EMUI 11 from EMUI 10.1 in the Chinese market. However, the global variant rollout is in the early-stage so, it may take some time to cover all Nova 7 devices.

In the meantime, Huawei has begun to send a new update for the Nova 7 devices in China. The users can identify the update with the update version 11.0.0.143. This update installs the February 2021 security patches for further improvements in the security of the mobile phone system.

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Aside from the Nova 7 lineup, Huawei has been planning to launch the next-generation Nova 9 series, featuring the most advanced technology, which will be far way better than the older series.

Related: Huawei Nova 9 will be powered by the new Kirin 990E processor, could launch soon

Adapted Models:

  • Nova 7 5G
  • Nova 7 Pro 5G
Huawei Nova 7

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EMUI  version: Huawei Nova 7 5G and 7 Pro 5G users are upgrading on EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.143 from EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.142 with an update package size of 271 MB.

Changelog:

Security: Integrates Android security patches released in February 2021 for improved system security.

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

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Note:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
    EMUI version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.

CHECK FOR UPDATE:

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

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Huawei Nova 7 SE began collecting February 2021 security improvements

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Huawei Nova 5T September 2021 update rolling out, skips August patch

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Huawei Nova 5T

The 48MP AI quad rear camera phone – Huawei Nova 5T is receiving the September 2021 security update. This new rollout also makes the skip of the August security patch and it’s a really important step toward the phone’s security perspective by keeping it update to date.

According to Huaweiblog, the Huawei Nova 5T September 2021 security update comes with EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.177 and a software package size of 174 megabytes. This software rollout is currently noted inside Germany (Europe) but may soon expand for more users.

This treatment is significant because it wasn’t even delivered to the flagship phones – Huawei P40 and Mate 40 series. However, the Chinese models with HarmonyOS 2.0 already completed such installation.

The latest Nova 5T EMUI 11 incremental update comes with several fixes for the security flaws in the system and allows users to safely keep all of the device’s data.

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Huawei Nova 5T September 2021 update

(image source – Huaweiblog.de)

Nova 5T EMUI 12:

With these fast rollouts and releases, Huawei seemingly preparing the Nova 5T for the next major software update but there’s no official confirmation available on this matter at the moment.

Huawei Nova 5T:

This phone comes with a powerful hardware configuration that includes Kirin 980 processor, quad AI rear camera, a 32MP selfie camera, and more.

Huawei Nova 5T

How to download the Nova 5T:

You can download the latest Huawei Nova 5T update via Settings. To do this, open system settings, visit System & updates, thereafter, the users will have to push “Check for updates” followed by the corresponding update check. If an update is available, you can click “Download and Install”.

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However, you must remember to keep a backup of your data to prevent the loss of important files on your device. Furthermore, keep an adequate level of battery backup on your phone to prevent battery outage during the installation. Once started, it may take some time to process the update and install it on the device.

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Honor 9X Pro and 10 Lite receiving June and July 2021 security respectively

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Honor 9X Pro

Honor 9X Pro and Honor 10 Lite are receiving new software updates that bring June and June 2021 security patches respectively. These two phones are one of the top budget phones released by the company, still, they are still well handled by the consumers.

According to the changelog, the latest Honor 9X Pro security update comes with EMUI 9.1.1.235 with an upgrade package size of 104MB. On the other hand, the Honor 10 Lite getting EMUI 10.0.0.297 and a downloadable size of  326MB.

Following its launch, Honor 9X Pro has not received not even a single major upgrade for the global market. Therefore, it still runs EMUI 9.1 software system, yet the Chinese version already has been upgraded by EMUI 10.1. Meanwhile, the Honor 10 Lite runs EMUI 10.0.

honor 10 lite july 2021 update

Thanks to the tipsters 😉

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Both of these phones are eligible for HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system and testing this software in China. Still, the HarmonyOS remains under Chinese territory and there’s no confirmation about its global release at the moment.

Aside from these, there are few things that you should know before you move to upgrade. These are: Maintain enough space on your phone’s storage, keep an optimum battery level, backup files to prevent any unnecessary data loss.

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

REMEMBER:

  1. This update is currently rolling out in India.
  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.
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New Apps and security update for Huawei Y9 2019 rolling out

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Huawei Y9 2019

Huawei Y9 2019 users in the global market are receiving a new software update that comes with a number of new features including the latest security patch as well as Huawei Apps.

Huawei Y9 2019 runs EMUI 9.1 and the new apps and security patch for the phone comes with EMUI 9.1.0.366 version. The package size is 309 MB. Talking specifically, this software rollout brings a number of new security patches released in May 2021 for improved system security.

On the other hand, Huawei Y9 2019 is getting the addition of the Huawei Apps folder to the home screen, so you can stay up to date with trending apps. The update also adds quick download shortcuts for the following apps:

  • Petal Search
  • Books
  • Petal Maps
  • GameCenter
  • Member Center
  • Celia Keyboard

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

To be mentioned, 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.

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Huawei y9 2019 news apps update

(Thanks to the tipsters – Raphael and Youssef)

Update notes and instructions:

The New Apps and Security update for the Huawei Y9 2019 is expanding gradually and users may have to get their hands on this latest firmware rollout. The update will not erase any data. Maintain enough battery and storage on your device. EMUI version and size may vary depending on the country/region/models.

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Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device
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