February 2022 security update released for Huawei Mate Xs
Huawei’s previous generation foldable smartphone – Huawei Mate Xs has begun collecting the February 2022 security improvements through OTA update. This latest software update enhances the device’s security and stability for better performance.
According to the information, February 2022 update is reaching Huawei Mate Xs with upgraded HarmonyOS 2.0 version 18.104.22.168. Meanwhile, the required base HarmonyOS build number is 22.214.171.124.
One thing you should know is that this update’s changelog only includes security improvements. Also, there could also be some minor optimization or fixes, which was not mentioned by the company but can be experienced.
A couple of weeks ago, the global model of Huawei Mate Xs has been upgraded to EMUI 12 software system even without beta testing. Further, it has also grabbed the February 2022 EMUI security patch for improved system security.
Now, Huawei is shifting its focus to HarmonyOS 3.0 from EMUI 12 rollout. As per the reported timeline, the HarmonyOS 3.o internal beta testing will start this month. Also, we can hope to get the hands on stable HM OS 3.0 in July 2022 on flagships.
New update details:
- Latest Version: Huawei Mate Xs users are getting HM OS version 126.96.36.199
- Changelog: Installs security patch released in February 2022 for increased system security.
How to update:
Want to update your device? Then, you are in the right place, where you will receive step by step tutorial of the update process.
- Open Settings on your smartphone
- Tap on System & Updates
- Tap on Software Updates
- Click on Check For Updates
- Press the Download and Install option
- Reboot the device
Via My Huawei app:
- Open My Huawei app
- Visit Update Section
- Follow on-screen instructions
Create a backup of your important data. However, the update will not erase your data but it’s good to have a backup. Also, check your device must have a 30% or above battery and have 400MB free space. For buffer-free update download, use a WiFi network connection.
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