February 2021 security update starts to rollout for Huawei Nova 5, 5i Pro and 5z users

After the launch of EMUI 11, Huawei has been continually performing EMUI 11 beta testing for various eligible devices and sending the respective beta versions. As of now, almost compatible smartphones installed the stable EMUI 11 version and start to experience the latest improvements and features.

In this line, the Huawei Nova 5 series including Huawei’s Nova 5, 5i Pro, and 5z are able to run on the latest custom OS. However, these smartphone is still waiting for their turn to test the EMUI 11 but the didn’t reveal any information regarding this matter yet.

According to recent information, Huawei’s 300 million devices are upgraded to the latest EMUI 11, and some are still waiting for their turn. The company didn’t give any further information about the official rollout for the remaining devices yet.

Meanwhile, Huawei has released a new software update for the Nova 5 series. This update brings the security patch released in February 2021 for improved system security and boost overall device performance.

Previously, the Nova 5 lineup devices grabbed the January 2021 security update, which fixes the different levels of exploits and issues including 1 critical and 11 high levels of CVEs to protect the device against threats.

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Adapted Models:

  • Huawei Nova 5
  • Huawei Nova 5z
  • Huawei Nova 5i Pro


Version: Huawei Nova 5, 5i Pro, and 5Z users receiving EMUI 10.1 version upgraded from

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.

Apart from all this, recently Huawei Nova 5T  global users received the most awaited stable EMUI 11 on their devices. This major version installs the improved multi-window mode, smoother animations, Subtle effects, and much more to the device.

Things to know:

  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.
  3. Maintain enough storage and battery on your device.


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.

Also, check:

Finally, Huawei Nova 5T started receiving EMUI 11 [Global]




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