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Honor 9S smartphone users getting February 2021 security improvements



Last April, Honor debuted the low-budget smartphone, Honor 9S for its Indian consumers. It sports 5.45 LCD display with HD+ (1440 x 720p) resolution, MediaTek Helio P22 processor, Magic UI 3.1, 2GB+32GB storage, 3020mAh battery, and more.

Now, Honor has kicked off a new firmware update for the Honor 9S device. This update mainly installs security notes released in February 2021 that defends the phone against threats.

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 this, recently, it was reported that the Honor 9x smartphone captured while testing HarmonyOS mobile developer beta and it was really surprising. Also, it shows that the company is preparing the HarmonyOS all the way to the Kirin 810 platform.

Related: Honor 9X caught running HarmonyOS mobile developer beta, which is really surprising

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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

What’s new in this update:

New version: Honor 9S smartphone getting Magic UI 3.1 version with an update size of 112MB.

Changelog: Incorporate the February 2021 security patch to enhance system security.


  • 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.

Thanks to the tipster: Tamil G


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.