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Honor 30 Youth Edition and Play 3 starts receiving March 2021 security patch



Honor 30 Youth Edition

Last week, Huawei has released a new firmware update for the Honor 30 Youth Edition smartphone that brought a bunch of features to the system including smart information setting items and quick download icons for Honor Mall, Honor Club, and Link Now apps.

Now, another software update is rolling out for Honor 30 Youth Edition AKA 30 Lite and Play 3 smartphones. This update mainly brings the security patch released in March 2021 that enhances device system security and overall performance.

Adapting devices:

  • Honor 30 Youth Edition
  • Honor Play 3

After installing this update, the system security of the above device users will be improved, enhanced overall performance as well as user’s experience.

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Coming Honor 30 Lite mobile OS, this smartphone is primarily launched with Magic UI 3.1 and eligible to upgrade over Magic UI 4.0. The Magic UI 4 rollout is going to conclude soon but the company doesn’t make any announcement for Honor 30 Lite.

Users are still waiting for their turn to taste the new features and UI of Magic UI 4. And they belives that Honor will not disappoint them.

Honor 30 Lite (Youth Edition)

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.

Magic UI/EMUI version:

  • Honor 30 Youth Edition grabbing Magic UI 3.1 version upgraded from
  • Honor Play 3 grabbing EMUI 9.1 version upgraded from


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

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


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:

New app, features, optimization and security update rolling out for Honor V30 and V30 Pro

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.