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Honor X10, Play 4T and more devices grabbing February 2021 security updates



Recently, Honor has delivered a security update for a bunch of devices including Honor’s flagship lineup, Honor 30, and V30 for system security improvements.

Now, another batch of Honor smartphones starts receiving a new software update, which installs the security patch released in February 2021. This update mainly fixes different levels of exploits and issues including 2 critical and 26 high levels, and 77 medium levels of CVEs.

Models getting update:

  • Honor X10
  • Honor Play 4T
  • Honor 30 Youth Edition
  • Honor 20 Youth Edition

The above-listed device users can check, download and install this latest update on their respective phones for further security enhancements that protect the smartphones against exploits.

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Updated Magic UI/EMUI version:

  • Honor X10 getting Magic UI from
  • Honor Play 4T getting Magic UI from
  • Honor 30 Youth Edition getting Magic UI from
  • Honor 20 Youth Edition getting EMUI 10.1 version from


  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.

Software update changelog:

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

February 2021 Security Patch Details: This security patch fixes 2 critical and 26 high levels, and 77 medium levels of CVEs for improved system security.

How to install update:

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


  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.


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

Also, check:

Honor 30 and V30 series smartphones receiving February 2021 security improvements

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.