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February 2021 security update released for Huawei Nova 7i, EMUI 11 still not confirmed

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Huawei is rapidly expanding the rollout of the latest custom OS, EMUI 11 to more parts of the regions of the world and the company is soon going conclude this program. But, some Huawei devices, which are eligible to upgrade over EMUI 11 are still waiting for their turn.

In this line, we are talking about the Huawei Nova 7i device, which hardware and software are compatible to run with EMUI 11. Since the EMUI 11 beta starts, the company has not made any announcement for this smartphone regarding this.

Previously, Huawei Egypt officially replied that the Nova 7i will get EMUI 11 major update around March 25. This date is gone and even April is going to end but still, no information related to this is available at the moment.

In the meantime, Huawei is pushing a new software update for the Nova 7i smartphone that installs the security patch released in February 2021. It improves the system security as well as overall all device performance.

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New EMUI Version: Huawei Nova 7i smartphone users can identify this update with EMUI 10.1.0.303 with an update size of 328MB.

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Remember:

  • 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.

Changelog:

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

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

HOW TO UPDATE:

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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

Thanks to the tipster: Pillar Men

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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Huawei EMUI October 2021 Updates List

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October 2021 EMUI updates List

Huawei released the October 2021 EMUI security patch details ahead of time and the company has also confirmed the devices that will participate under the October 2021 EMUI security updates rollout program.

We know that Huawei has skipped the August security patch rollout for some of the Huawei devices, instead, the Chinese tech maker decided to put a send button in September for different models and in various markets around the globe.

But the biggest concern is that “whether and when Huawei will send a new major update to the global consumers?” In our view, it’s a pretty legit question and remained unexplored up until now. However, we may witness, the launch of HarmonyOS 3.0 at the Huawei Developer Conference 2021 alongside HarmonyOS 3.0.

Meanwhile, the security and software improvements update rollout continues to expand and there are a lot of new devices that are ready in line to receive their share of the software update.

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Here, via this EMUI October 2021 updates List, you can access all of the rollout updates and their briefing that rolling out in the month of October 2021.

October 2021 EMUI updates List

Huawei EMUI October 2021 updates:

October 17, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro global units with EMUI 11 is receiving a new security software update that brings Stepmerb 2021 security patch.
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 and MatePad 10Ts gets new software update upgrades with the latest security patches as well as a bunch of new Apps, Read more

October 16, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 getting October 2021 software update that brings system stability improvements.

October 9, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch Fit New firmware update rolling out with version 1.1.0.36 upgrading from 1.1.0.30. This update also adds new Skipping Rope feature and optimizations for the system for improving system performance.

October 3, 2021:

  1. Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G, Enjoy 20 Pro, Enjoy Z 5G, and Maimang 9 5G receiving HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.205.
  2. Huawei Maimang 8 and Enjoy 9S getting new software with HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.187. This update brings important improvements for the system stability to improve the overall user experience and performance.

October 2021 Security Patch:

October 2021 EMUI security patch brings 46 fixes address by Google and 56 fixes address by the manufacturer Huawei. However, the company is still sending the September 2021 security release note to different regions.

Besides, this Chinese phone maker also published the HarmonyOS security patch details for September 2021. At the same time, it also started to roll out this update for various devices on HarmonyOS 2.0 by the start of this month.

October 2021 security patch fixes a total of 46 CVE, among them, there’s one critical level, 27 are of high level, and 2 medium level CVE fixes. In addition, 16 CVEs were already included in previously released fixes.

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 and MatePad 10Ts getting new EMUI software updates

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8-inch and MatePad T10s are receiving new software update in the global market. These phones are checking this software rollout with EMUI software versions including 11.0.0.217 and 10.1.0.190 respectively for both of these tablets.

For your information, these two devices are eligible to upgrade over HarmonyOS in China but the situation remained unknown for the global consumers.

Aside from this, the MatePad Pro 10.8 is receiving a new September 2021 security patch. On the other hand, the Huawei MatePad 10Ts brings a new changelog with lots of brand new changes. Check it linked down below.

Huawei MatePad Pro Update Changelog:

Integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security. For more information on the security of Huawei EMUI system updates.

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Huawei MatePad T10s changelog:

Apps:

Improves the horizontal display in certain third-party apps. Adds a quick download shortcut for Celia Keyboard to the home screen. The app can be downloaded by tapping the shortcut. (Note: If the setting for Auto-update of apps in AppGallery is set to On or Wi-Fi only, app updates will be downloaded and installed automatically when the network connection is good.)

System:

Improves system stability in certain scenarios.

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Security:

Integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security. For more information on the security of Huawei EMUI system updates.

How to update these two tablets?

How to check for download:

Via Settings

  • Open Settings
  • Then tap on System & updates.
  • Click Software update.
  • Tap on Check for updates option.
  • If a new update shows up, then click Download and install.

Via Support app:

  • Alternatively, the users can also check for the new update via the Support/My Huawei app. To do so:
  • Open the app.
  • Then go to the Service tab and click the Update button.
  • Tap on Check for update option, if found any then click Download and install.
  • After installing reboot the device.

Here are some of the important notes:

  • Your personal data will not be deleted by the update. However, we recommend that you back up important data before updating.
  • If you encounter problems during the update, call the Huawei customer service line or visit a Huawei customer service center.
  • The update package will be automatically deleted when the update is complete.

(Source – Huaweiblog – 1, 2)

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro global units gets September 2021 security update [EMUI]

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The global units of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro are receiving a new software update that brings September 2021 security update. There could be better if Huawei would have revealed a new major update for the consumers but the Chinese phone maker may be required more time.

According to the huaweiblog, Huawei Mate 40 Pro September 2021 security update comes with EMUI 11.0.0.208 (C432E6R4P1) in the global market. This rollout is now expanding in batches and there are many people that have been waiting to install the latest version.

On the other hand, the Chinese version of the Huawei Mate 40 devices with HarmonyOS a bunch of new features including the cross-device feature as well as other important addition and improvement. Read more here.

huawei mate 40 pro september 2021 security update

(thanks to the tipster – Sargej)

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro Update Changelog:

Security:

Integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security. For more information about the security of Huawei’s EMUI system updates, please visit the Huawei official website.

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Before you upgrade:

  1. We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  2. Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  3. Do not forcefully turn off the phone, once the installation is started.

How to update your smartphone:

There are two ways that you can download this latest software update, both of these areas the following:

VIA SETTINGS:

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  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap Software update
  4. Tap Check for Updates
  5. Download and Install
  6. Install

After the installation and restart, we recommend you let the system optimize the new application so your device can run smoothly on further commands.

VIA SUPPORT:

You can also request this update via the Support app with the following instructions.

  1. Open the Support app
  2. Go to the Services tab
  3. Tap on Update
  4. Download and Install
  5. Install
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