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Honor 30 and Play 4T collecting March 2021 security update

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Just like Huawei EMUI 11, Magic UI 4 is the latest Android-based OS skin for Honor devices. At the moment, Magic UI 4 major update is expanding worldwide and trying to cover all Honor compatible devices soon as soon as possible.

On the other hand, Honor doesn’t forget to deliver the regular software, feature, and security update for its existing devices for better performance and provide a new user experience.

Now, Honor is sending a new software update for Honor 30 and Play 4T smartphones, which installs the security patch released in March 2021. It helps the device to fight against different exploits and issues and chances system security.

To be mentioned, Honor 30 was one of the devices that have been part of Magic UI 4 first batch beta testing. After testing three betas build, this phone was upgraded over stable Magic UI 4.

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Magic UI 4 features improved multi-window, smoother animations, subtle effect, super notepad, MeeTime. Ai subtitle and much more.

Adapting devices:

  • Honor 30
  • Honor Play 4T

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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.

New version:

  • Honor 30 users grabbing Magic UI 4 version 4.0.0.168 upgrading from 4.0.0.166
  • Honor Play 4T users grabbing Magic UI 3.1.0.151 upgrading from 3.1.0.150

Changelog:

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

March 2021 Security Patch Details: This security patch fixes 2 critical, 13 high levels, and 132 medium levels of CVEs for improved system security.

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CHECK FOR UPDATE:

VIA SETTINGS:

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

ALTERNATIVELY, VIA SUPPORT:

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

(Via – huaweiupdate)

Also, check:

April 2021 software update with new features rolling out for Honor Play 4T Pro

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Honor Play 4T (Magic UI 3.1) began collecting November 2021 security update

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Honor Play 4T November update

Honor Play 4T smartphone running on Magic UI 3.1 software system is getting a new software update that installs security patch released in November 2021. This update improves the system by fixing different levels of exploits and issues found in the system.

The November 2021 update for Honor Play 4T comes with upgraded Magic UI version 3.1.0.158 in China. The users who want to install this latest update need to upgrade over the base version Magic UI 3.1.0.157.

What are the fixes with November 2021 security patch?

Well, it fixes 1 critical, 8 medium, and 22 high levels of CVEs, while there’s no low level of CVEs. Additionally, it also fixes 2 high levels, as well as 8 levels of medium CVEs that were found in the third-party libraries.

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On the other hand, the changelog doesn’t have much to show us and has not mentioned any other changes made to the system. More information about the update instructions and notes is linked below.

Honor Play 4T November update

If you want to send us Tips, Update Screenshots, or a Message? connect with us here:

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Things to recall:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.

Update steps:

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

VIA SETTINGS:

  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:

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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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Honor Play 9A receiving November 2021 security update

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Honor Play 9A November update

Huawei has started delivering a new software update for Honor Play 9A that installs a security patch released in November 2021. This latest update improves the overall security of the smartphone by fixing different levels of exploits and issues.

As per the changelog, this update installs the latest Magic UI software version Magic UI 3.1.0.191 upgraded from Magic UI 3.1.0.190. So, consumers if you have an Honor Play 9A phone, we recommend installing your device on November 2021 update as soon as possible.

The November 2021 EMUI security patch fixes one critical, 22 high levels of CVEs, 8 medium levels of CVEs while there’s no low level of CVEs. Additionally, it also fixes 2 high levels and 8 levels of medium CVEs to increase system security.

Models getting updated:

  • Honor Play 9A MOA-AL00
  • Honor Play 9A MOA-AL20
  • Honor Play 9A MOA-TL00

If you want to send us Tips, Update Screenshots, or a Message? connect with us here:

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Honor Play 9A November update

EMUI software update:

  • New firmware: Honor Play 9A getting Magic UI version 3.1.0.191 from Magic UI 3.1.0.190.
  • Changelog: Integrates Android security patch released in November 2021.

Honor Play 9A November update

Update Note:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required.
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.

HOW TO UPDATE HONOR Play 9A:

 Via Settings:

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  • Settings
  • System & updates
  • Software update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Via Support:

  • Support app
  • ServicesTab
  • Update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Honor Play 9A:

Honor Play 9A was released under the affordable smartphone range with a large battery of 5000mAh, Magic UI 3.0 based on Android 10, and equipped with MediaTek MT6765 processor.

This smartphone features  6.3-inch HD+ LCD display (1600×720), 4GB RAM, 64/128GB storage, 13MP dual rear camera, 8MP front camera and supports GSM, HSPA, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi.

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Huawei releases July 2021 security update for Honor 20S and Play 9A

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After several Huawei devices, the company is expanding the July 2021 security update for the eligible Honor phones. As per the information, the Honor 20S and Honor Play 9A have begun receiving new security patches released in July 2021.

Huawei’s July 2021 security patch brings fixes for 49 vulnerabilities including 21 high and 28 medium levels of CVEs that could harm your device. Furthermore, it also enhances the overall performance and smoothens the device’s performance.

For your information, this update will gradually cover all the eligible devices and it may take time to show on your device via OTA. Meanwhile, you can also check for new software updates manually.

Software versions

  • Honor 20S: Latest EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.119 upgraded from version 10.1.0.117.
  • Honor Play 9A: Latest MagicUI 3.1 version 3.1.0.188 upgraded from version 3.1.0.187.

Honor 20S July 2021 update

Honor 20S:

Honor 20S comes with a 6.26-inch IPS LCD FHD+ display with 2340 x 1080 pixel resolutions. The smartphone equips a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP wide-angle, an 8MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP lens for macro shots. It has a 32MP front-facing camera.

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The device packs a 3750mAh battery with 20W fast charging. It is powered by the Kirin  810 octa-core processor. It comes pre-packed with the Android 9.0 based Magic UI 2.1 and currently running on EMUI 10.1 software.

Things to remember:

There are several important points you need to remember before installing the July 2021 patch on your Honor 20S and Honor Play 9A.

  • Make sure your device is not root.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.
  • This update won’t erase your data, but we recommend you to take backup in advance.
  • Follow the update instructions carefully (mentioned below).

If you want to send us Tips, Update Screenshots, or a Message? connect with us here:

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Honor 20S

How to check for updates:

Via Settings: 

  • Open Settings, then go to System & updates and open Software update.
  • Now select Check for updates >> if any update shows up, then hit the Download and install button.

Via Support app:

Alternatively, you can also download software updates using the Support app. To do so:

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  • Open Support app >> tap Service tab on the bottom bar >> then click on Update button.
  • Now select Check for updates, and then press Download and install.
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