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Huawei Mate 20 Series Software Updates [September 22, 2022]

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Launched in October 2018, Huawei Mate 20 series comprises Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design, Mate 20 X 4G, and Mate 20 X 5G smartphones. The Huawei Mate 20 series is powered by Kirin 980, manufactured with the advanced 7nm process incorporating Cortex-A76-based CPU and Mali-G76 GPU for improved performance and experience.

For Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, the company used two 7nm chips including a Kirin 980 + Balong 5000 to provide NSA/SA dual-mode 5G support. The 40W Huawei SuperCharge, 15W Huawei Wireless Quick Charge, and large batteries work in tandem to provide users with the best battery life.

The Matrix Camera System includes Leica Ultra Wide Angle Lens which lets users not only see wider but also closer with its new macro distance capability. Available in 6.53-inch, 6.39-inch, and 7.2-inch sizes, the Huawei Mate 20 Series encompasses four devices: Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Huawei Mate 20 X, and PORSCHE DESIGN Huawei Mate 20 RS.

The Huawei Mate 20 Series ships with an Android 9-based EMUI 9 operating system and is upgradable to EMUI 12. However, the Chinese models of this lineup are now compatible with HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system.

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Up to this point, there were some mid-range devices in the Mate 20 lineup that haven’t grabbed the amazing EMUI 12 interface. However, the company finally turned towards these handsets and powered them with the stable EMUI 12 update.

In the past few months, Huawei has rolled out the EMUI 12-based software for Huawei Mate 20 Lite, in major regions across the globe. Hence, you have the chance to taste the new software update with Mate 20 Lite smartphones.

On the other hand, Huawei, every month, sends updates to improve Huawei Mate 20 series. In this article, you can capture all of the Huawei Mate 20 series updates, changes, and improvements, made to its EMUI firmware.

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Latest Huawei Mate 20 Updates:

September 10, 2022:

  • Huawei is expanding the stable EMUI 12 rollout for Mate 20 Lite users in the UK markets. The update carries a huge bag of features to enhance the overall user experience. [Features]

September 05, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 series smartphones are receiving the new September 2022 optimization update that comes with the HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.270. Users will require the previous HarmonyOS 2.0.0.268 build as the baseline version. Read More

August 09, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro conflicts with Bluetooth connectivity issue [Bug]

August 08, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20X July 2022 optimization update was released somewhere in July and now the company is working to expand the respective update to more users. Read More

July 18, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 X 5G getting July 2022 HarmonyOS system update
  • Huawei has started expanding EMUI 12 major software update for the Mate 20 Lite smartphone users in Europe with build version 12.0.0.226. [Changelog]

July 16, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 series receiving July 2022 HarmonyOS optimization update. This update works entirely to optimize the overall stability of the system and increases the durability of the device. Read More

July 15, 2022:

  • Huawei has started sending the major EMUI 12 software update for the Mate 20 Lite smartphone users. [Features]

July 08, 2022:

  • Huawei June 2022 HarmonyOS security patch is rapidly rolling in the Chinese market and reaching all eligible devices as soon as possible.

June 22, 2022:

  • Huawei continues to upgrade the Mate 20 series with the latest software in the global market. Adding to this, Huawei Mate 20 series is receiving May 2022 security update in Europe.

June 21, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 devices are receiving May 2022 EMUI security firmware in more regions that bring improvements for system security.

June 11, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro getting May 2022 update (EMUI 12)

May 12, 2022:

May 03, 2022:

  • Huawei is now expanding the reach of its firmware update to Huawei Mate 20 X models, which includes the patch for the Ringtone issue.

April 29, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro EMUI 12 ringtone patch update is expanding
  • Huawei Mate 20 smartphone users started receiving the stable EMUI 12 builds via OTA update in Brazil.

April 28, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro on EMUI 12 gets a new system patch in the UK. Read More

April 27, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Lite EMUI 12 beta update rolling out [Changelog]
  • Huawei has pushed off the March 2022 HarmonyOS update for Huawei Mate 20X 5G with a bunch of optimizations. [Additional Features]

April 20, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro is receiving EMUI 12 in the UK. Read More

April 14, 2022:

  • Huawei’s 2018 smartphone – Huawei Mate 20 Lite is eligible to upgrade over the latest EMUI 12 software version in the global market.

April 13, 2022:

  • The stable EMUI 12 update is expanding to more Huawei Mate 20 Pro smartphone users in Europe which provides a next-level user experience.

April 04, 2022:

  • The new EMUI 12 software for Huawei Mate 20 series completely renews the user interface as compared to the existing EMUI 11 system. Check the new changelog HERE.

April 01, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 series has started receiving new firmware in China that brings the March 2022 HarmonyOS 2.0 software improvements. [Changelog]

March 29, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro smartphone has started receiving the stable EMUI 12 major update that brings a next-level user experience. [EMUI 12.0.0.132]

March 28, 2022:

  • Finally! another prominent smartphone of Chinese phone maker – Huawei Mate 20 X has started receiving stable EMUI 12 software updates. [Full Changelog]

March 26, 2022:

  • Huawei has started seeding the EMUI 12 firmware with version 12.0.0.132 for the Mate 20 users in the Middle East.

March 23, 2022:

  • It’s good news for the Huawei Mate 20 smartphone users, as the stable version of EMUI 12 has started to roll out in the global markets. Know more.

February 24, 2022:

  • Huawei Mate 20 series EMUI 12 rollout to start in April

December 28, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 EMUI 12 beta expanding to more users. Know more

December 22, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 series is receiving the first EMUI 12 beta update know more.

December 20, 2021:

  • December 2021 HarmonyOS update for Huawei Mate 20 X 5G rolling out know more.

December 20, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 X (4G) receiving HarmonyOS 2.0.00.219 firmware update know more.

December 10, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro (EMUI 11) starts receiving December 2021 security update know more.

November 8, 2021:

  • Huawei mate 20 models getting 2.0.0.209 update, brings new optimization know more.

October 20, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Lite September 2021 security patch out global users know more.

October 17, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro HarmonyOS portrait service widget feature rolling out know more.

September 14, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro arrange EMUI 11 July 2021 security update know more.

September 3, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro demoted to quarterly EMUI update section know more.

August 28, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 Series global users getting new updates with June 2021 security patch that comes with EMUI 11.0.0.160 version, it provides better system security and performance increment.

August 18, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 RS, and Mate 20 X with EMUI 11 receiving a new software update that optimizes the system stability to make the phone runs more stable.

August 7, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 X 5G with EMUI 11 gets new software update that brings June 2021 security patch improvements for better performance.

August 2, 2021:

June 2021 security patch is now rolling out for the Huawei Mate 20 Lite along with various new system security improvements.

July 27, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 Lite software update adds new applications including Petal Search, Books, Petal Maps, Game Center, Member Center, and Link Now. The Mate 20 Lite update also installs May 2021 security patch.

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July 10, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 series getting May 2021 security patch for the global models and it’s rolling out with EMUI version 11.0.0.158.

June 26, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 series is receiving a new software update that comes with May 2021 security update, that comes with EMUI 11.0.0.141.

May 31, 2021: 

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite installs security improvements released in April 2021. Read More

May 20, 2021: 

Huawei Mate 20 users receiving March 2021 security, Petal Search, Petal Map, Reader, and other apps with the latest update. Read More

May 15, 2021:

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Huawei Mate 20 Series receiving new additions, optimizations, fixes, and d security improvements with the latest software update. Read More

May 11, 2021:

New Features and security improvements rolling out for Huawei Mate 20 X 5G. Read More

May 2, 2021:

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite smartphone users receiving March 2021 security updates in Europe. Read More

April 21, 2021:

Huawei expanding EMUI 11 major update for Huawei Mate 20 Pro smartphone in Cuba. Read more

April 6, 2021:

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EMUI 11 major update expanding for Huawei Mate 20 Pro users in Morocco. Read more

April 5, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 Lite receiving new software in April, installs new security patches. Read more

April 1, 2021:

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro smartphone start receiving stable EMUI 11 update [UK]. Read more

March 31, 2021:

New update for Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) brings February 2021 security improvements. Read more

March 30, 2021:

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Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones begin receiving EMUI 11 in Brazil (Latin America). Read more

March 27, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 X smartphone users started receiving stable EMUI 11 in the global market. Read more

March 24, 2021:

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Stable EMUI 11 starts to roll out for Huawei Mate 20 X 5G global variant. Read more

February 24, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 devices global users begin receiving EMUI 11 software updates. Read more.

February 10, 2021:

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Huawei Mate 20 X 5G getting stable EMUI 11. Read more

January 23, 2021:

Huawei Mate 20 X 5G getting a new software update with security improvements. Read more.

January 16, 2021:

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Huawei Mate 20 series on EMUI 11 receiving new software update with feature optimizations in China. Read more

December 22, 2020:

EMUI 11.0.0.125 second beta released for Huawei Mate 20 X 5G users in China

EMUI 11.0.0.118 first beta update for Huawei Mate 20 series in South East Asia

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December 19, 2020:

EMUI 11.0.0.118 first beta version for Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro beta testers in the Middle East

December 18, 2020:

EMUI 11.0.0.118 first beta version for Huawei Mate 20 series in Europe

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December 14, 2020:

EMUI 11.0.0.125 third beta version for Huawei Mate 20 in China

December 11, 2020:

EMUI 10.1.0.234 version kicked off for Huawei Mate 20 X 5G with November 2020 security update
Middle East: EMUI 11 beta registration started for Huawei Mate 20 devices

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December 9, 2020:
UK: Huawei opens EMUI 11 beta for Huawei Mate 20 series

December 5, 2020:

EMUI 10.1.0.167 version for Huawei Mate 20 series getting October 2020 security patch in China

December 2, 2020:
EMUI 11 recruitment starts for Huawei Mate 20 series in South East Asia

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EMUI 11.0.0.122 second beta update for Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 RS registered users

December 1, 2020:
Breaking: EMUI 11 beta opens for Huawei Mate 20 series in Europe

November 26, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 series EMUI 11 beta to start in December [Europe]

November 25, 2020:
EMUI 11 for Huawei Mate 20 series global units will rollout in Q1 2021

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November 24, 2020:

EMUI 10.1.0.328 updates for Huawei Mate 20 series users on EMUI 10.1 with October 2020 security [Europe]

November 21, 2020:

EMUI 11.0.0.115 first beta update released for Huawei Mate 20 series, brings various new features

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November 13, 2020:

EMUI 10.1.0.254 version for Huawei Mate 20 X getting October 2020 security update

November 4, 2020:
EMUI 11 beta recruitment starts for Huawei Mate 20 Series smartphones

October 24, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 series will receive EMUI 11 beta in December in Europe

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October 20, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro started grabbing September security updates

October 13, 2020:
EMUI 11 for Huawei Mate 20 Series in development, beta starting soon

September 1, 2020:
Camera, calling fix and new smart features rolling out for Huawei Mate 20 lite

August 26, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro begin receiving EMUI 10.1 in Brazil (Latin America)

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August 25, 2020:
EMUI 10.1 rolling out for Huawei Mate 20 Pro in India

August 22, 2020:
(Update: Europe) Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro on EMUI 10.1 receiving August 2020 security update

August 5, 2020:
July 2020 security update starts to rollout for Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro on EMUI 10.1

July 16, 2020:
EMUI 10.1 for Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro rolling out in Philippines (Southeast Asia)

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July 8, 2020:
EMUI 10.1 begins to roll out for Huawei Mate 20 X 4G

EMUI 10.1 for Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro expanding in South Africa and the Middle East

July 5, 2020:
EMUI 10.1 for Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro reaches UK

July 4, 2020:
EMUI 10.1 for Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro rolling in Denmark and Poland

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July 1, 2020:
Breaking: Huawei Mate 20 X 5G begin receiving EMUI 10.1 in Europe

July 1, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro on EMUI 10 getting June security update

June 20, 2020:
Breaking: EMUI 10.1 starts to rollout for Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro, comes with colorful 3D AOD

June 19, 2020:
May security patch for Huawei Mate 20 series expanding, EMUI 10.1 will rollout in July

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June 12, 2020:
May 2020 security update rolling out for Huawei Mate 20 series on EMUI 10.1 (CN Models)

June 1, 2020:
May 2020 EMUI security update rolling for Huawei Mate 20 lite

May 29, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 X 5G receiving May EMUI security updates in the UK

May 23, 2020:
May 2020 EMUI security update starts to rollout for Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro

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May 17, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 series April update expanding to UK and Europe

May 15, 2020:
EMUI 10.1 public beta recruitment starts for Huawei Mate 20 series [CN Models]

Huawei Mate 20 Lite receiving March EMUI update in the UK

May 13, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 X 4G receiving April EMUI security [Update: CN Model]

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April EMUI security update released for Huawei Mate 20 X 5G in the UK

May 12, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 series gets second EMUI 10.1 beta with new AOD and more [China]

May 3, 2020:
VoWiFi feature rolling for Huawei Mate 20 Pro with April EMUI security update

May 1, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro gets April EMUI security updates

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April 26, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 Series receiving March EMUI security update in China

April 18, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 X 5G and MatePad Pro starts receiving EMUI 10.1 beta [Internal]

Huawei Mate 20 X 5G grabs March EMUI security update

April 17, 2020:
EE UK rolling out EMUI 10 for Huawei Mate 20 lite

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April 8, 2020:
[Internal Beta] Huawei Mate 20 series EMUI 10.1 rolling out

Huawei Mate 20 lite gets March EMUI security update

March 31, 2020:
EMUI 10.1 internal beta recruitment starts for Huawei Mate 20 series

March 23, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro starts receiving March EMUI security update with system fixes

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March 20, 2020:
Huawei Mate 20 X (4G) receiving January EMUI security update

March 16, 2020:

EMUI 10.0.0.187 and 10.0.0.178 EMUI 10 OTA in Latin American market rolled out for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 lite.

March 16, 2020:

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EMUI 10.0.0.187 stable EMUI 10 update rolled out for Huawei Mate 20 Pro in Japan.

March 15, 2020:

EMUI 10.0.0.188 update installs the January 2020 security patch for the global variant of Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro.

March 12, 2020:

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EMUI 10.0.0.170 stable update in Switzerland rolled out for Huawei Mate 20 Lite.

March 5, 2020:

EMUI 10.0.0.179 stable update in Japan rolled out for Huawei Mate 20 Lite.

March 1, 2020:

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EMUI 10.0.0.188 on Vodafone UK rolled out the January 2020 security update for Huawei Mate 20 X 5G.

February 29, 2020:

EMUI 10.0.0.180 on Optus Australia rolled out for Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro.

February 26, 2020:

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EMUI 10.0.0.180 on EE update for Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro on EE.

January 20, 2020:

EMUI 10.0.0.172 update for Huawei Mate 20 Lite widely.

January 20, 2020:

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EMUI 10.0.0.180 rolled out for users on O2 UK of Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro.

January 19, 2020:

EMUI 10.0.0.182 rolled out for users of Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro.

January 08, 2020:

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EMUI 10.0.0.187 on Vodafone UK rolled out for users of Huawei Mate 20 X 5G.

December 28, 2019:

EMUI 10.0.0.180, EMUI 10.0.0.184 stable update rolled out for users of Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X 4G, and Mate 20 RS.

December 2, 2019:

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EMUI 10.0.0.154 stable update Vodafone UK rolled out for users of Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro.

December 15, 2019:

EMUI 10.0.0.185 stable update for users of Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design with November 2019 security patch.

November 14, 2019:

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EMUI 10.0.0.154 stable update for testers Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design in Europe.

December 15, 2019:

EMUI 10.0.0.185 stable update (China) for all users of Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design.

October 22, 2019:

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EMUI 10.0.0.166, EMUI 10.0.0.168 update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design.

September 25, 2019:

EMUI 10.0.0.146 first beta build for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design, installs Ark Compiler and EROFS.

September 11, 2019:

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EMUI 9.1.0.320 update adds the August 2019 security patch.

August 15, 2019:

EMUI 9.1.0.135 update installs the DC Dimming feature.

August 14, 2019:

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EMUI 9.1.1.167 update for Huawei Mate 20 X adds a camera feature of a 5G watermark option.

August 13, 2019:

EMUI 9.1.0.215 stable EMUI 9.1 rolled out for Huawei Mate 20 Lite.

July 29, 2019:

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EMUI 9.1.0.131 update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design, installs Bluetooth improvements and July 2019 security patch.

July 11, 2019:

EMUI 9.1.0.123 update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design, installs Ark Compiler and EROFS.

April 29, 2019:

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EMUI 9.1.0.119 stable update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design.

April 19, 2019:

EMUI 9.1.0.116 2nd beta update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design.

April 12, 2019:

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EMUI 9.1.0.115 beta update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design brings the latest EMUI 9.1 for beta testers.

February 05, 2019:

EMUI 9.0.0.185, 9.0.0.186, 9.0.0.195 update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design adds AI Color mode that allows you to take a video with the background in grayscale and the subject in color.

January 24, 2019:

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EMUI 9.0.0.183 update for Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design optimizes face unlock performance, brings a super macro mode feature, improves zoom shortcut with wide-angle options in the viewfinder and optimizes gesture system navigation.

January 02, 2019:

EMUI 9.0.0.171 update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design optimizes face unlock performance, optimizes quality of photos taken in master AI mode. Fixes an issue in Camera and integrates December 2018 security patch.

December 4, 2018:

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EMUI 9.0.0.146 update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design improves the speed of the fingerprint scanner and the performance of the 3D Face Unlock in different scenarios

November 15, 2018:

EMUI 9.0.0.126 first update for Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS Porsche Design adds new filters and effects and introduces the AI zoom feature for improved mini video recording.

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October 2022 EMUI Devices: Monthly and Quarterly [List]

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October 2022 EMUI Devices

We have stepped in the 10th month of this year and so is Huawei. The company has published the Huawei EMUI October 2022 security patch details for its eligible devices. Slowly and steadily, this new improvement package will start knocking on your device notification bar to provide you with an impressive experience.

The Chinese manufacturer was running on a very busy schedule in recent days. From unveiling the highly-anticipated Mate 50 series on the consumer platform to rolling out different HarmonyOS 3.0 beta versions with new optimizes for smart gadgets, Huawei was stuck in the depths of the tasks.

Consequently, this was one of the reasons we observed a little delay in the update distribution procedure. But, with the release of the latest EMUI October 2022 security patch, the company has proved that the wait for new updates ends here.

Another interesting piece of news is that EMUI 13 is on its way and will keep its legs on user ground soon. With some amazing and eye-catching features, Huawei is preparing the most iconic and minimalistic interface for its global fans.

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Coming back to the October improvements, this patch holds numerous fixes and security amendments for the devices. It shields the internal framework of a gadget making it tougher for privacy-related threats and issues.

Editor’s Choice: Huawei October 2022 EMUI security details released as EMUI 13 launch nears

While the company initiates rolling out the new patch to its models, you can jump into the compatible device list and check whether your device will get this beneficial offering or not.

October 2022 EMUI Devices

October 2022 EMUI Devices

Monthly Devices

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  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 30
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
  • Huawei Mate Xs
  • Huawei P40
  • Huawei P40 Pro
  • Huawei P40 Pro+
  • Huawei P50
  • Huawei P50 Pro

Quarterly Devices

  • Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)
  • Huawei P40 Lite
  • Huawei P40 Lite 5G
  • Huawei P40 Lite E
  • Huawei P30
  • Huawei P30 Pro
  • Huawei P30 Lite
  • Huawei P Smart 2021
  • Huawei P Smart 2020
  • Huawei P Smart S
  • Huawei P Smart Pro
  • Huawei Nova 9
  • Huawei Nova Y60
  • Huawei Nova 8i
  • Huawei Nova 8
  • Huawei Nova 7 5G
  • Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G
  • Huawei Nova 7i
  • Huawei Y5p
  • Huawei Y6p
  • Huawei Y6 Pro 2019
  • Huawei Y7a
  • Huawei Y7p
  • Huawei Y8p
  • Huawei Y8s
  • Huawei Y9 Prime 2019
  • Huawei Y9a
  • Huawei Y9s
  • Honor 30
  • Honor 30 Pro+
  • Honor 30i
  • Honor 30S
  • Honor View 30 Pro
  • Honor 20e
  • Honor 20i
  • Honor 20S
  • Honor 20 Lite
  • Honor 9A
  • Honor 9C
  • Honor 9S
  • Honor 9X Lite
  • Honor 10X
  • Honor 10X Lite

Tablets

  • Huawei MatePad Pro
  • Huawei MatePad
  • Huawei MatePad T
  • Huawei MatePad T 10S
  • Huawei MatePad T 10
  • Honor Pad V6
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These issues on EMUI 11 and 12 fixed with October 2022 EMUI security patches

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Huawei has brought the October 2022 EMUI security patch details with a big bag of fixes and improvements for the threatening issues. Consequently, users will notice overall enhancement and stability in their devices after installing the new patch.

We are well aware of the fact that Huawei sends regular updates to its devices to maintain their reliability. But, often these updates welcome some hidden issues and defects in the system. As a result, these issues create a gateway for the malware to enter the applications and exploit the entire functioning of the gadget.

Therefore, this makes the user very conscious about installing every new firmware on their device. Hence, apart from the vulnerability description, the company has also shared a huge narration regarding what fixes the new patch will bring to the smart handsets.

As usual, the company has explored various segments of the device and has prepared a fresh improvement package. And the interesting part of this new package is, these fixes apply to the major EMUI 11 and 12 versions.

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On the other hand, these spots cover several essential parts of the internal system. For instance, framework, kernel, KEYMASTER, configuration, and more. Thus, by treating and mending every element, this patch increases the security of your device to the next level.

So, if your handy gadget is running on any of the mentioned versions, then you must check which new issues get a full stop with the latest October 2022 EMUI security patch.

October 2022 EMUI security issues

October 2022 EMUI security fixes for EMUI 11 and EMUI 12

CVE 1: CVE-2021-40017
  • CVE version detail: Vulnerability of not verifying the validity of the key’s format in the HW_KEYMASTER module
  • Risk Level: Critical
  • Affected Versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause out-of-bounds access
CVE 2: CVE-2021-46839, CVE-2021-46840
  • CVE version detail: Lack of length check, and parameter set verification vulnerability in the HW_KEYMASTER module
  • Risk Level: Medium
  • Affected Versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Attackers can construct malicious data as well as cause out-of-bounds access
CVE 3: CVE-2022-38983
  • CVE version detail: UAF vulnerability in the BT Hfp Client module
  • Risk Level: High
  • Affected Versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause arbitrary code execution
CVE 4: CVE-2022-41576
  • CVE version detail: boot.sh script that can be modified by malicious programs in the phone module
  • Risk Level: Medium
  • Affected versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can cause irreversible program implantation on the user’s device.
CVE 5: CVE-2022-41578
  • CVE version detail: Out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the mptcp module
  • Risk Level: High
  • Affected versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause attack programs to modify program information to implement root privilege escalation attacks.
CVE 6: CVE-2022-41580, CVE-2022-41581
  • CVE version details: Vulnerability of not verifying the read content in the HW_KEYMASTER module
  • Risk Level: Medium
  • Affected Versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Attackers can construct malicious data as well as cause out-of-bounds access
CVE 7: CVE-2022-41582
  • CVE version details: Configuration defects in the security module
  • Risk Level: High
  • Affected versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may affect availability
CVE 8: CVE-2022-41584, CVE-2022-41585
  • CVE version details: Out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the kernel module
  • Risk Level: Medium
  • Affected versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause memory overwriting
CVE 9: CVE-2022-41586
  • CVE version details: Untruncated data vulnerability in the communication framework module
  • Risk Level: Medium
  • Affected versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will affect confidentiality
CVE 10: CVE-2022-41588
  • CVE version details: Service logic exception vulnerability in the home screen module
  • Risk Level: Medium
  • Affected versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of this CVE on devices: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may affect the integrity

CVE 11: (CVE-2022-41592, CVE-2022-41593, CVE-2022-41594, CVE-2022-41595, CVE-2022-41597, CVE-2022-41598, CVE-2022-41600, CVE-2022-41601, CVE-2022-41602, CVE-2022-41603)

  • CVE version details: Heap overflow/Out-of-bounds read/Null pointer or other issues in the phone due to fingerprint TA
  • Risk Level: Medium
  • Affected versions: EMUI 12.0.0, EMUI 11.0.1
  • Impact of these CVEs on devices: Attackers with root permission can exploit this vulnerability by controlling the file content. As a result, the fingerprint service may be abnormal.
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Huawei Nova 9/9 SE receives September 2022 EMUI update

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Huawei Nova 9 and Nova 9 SE are now grabbing the September 2022 EMUI security patch update in European markets. The latest software update for the Nova series devices brings system stability improvement alongside Android patches.

The September 2022 security update for the Huawei Nova 9 SE is rolling out with the EMUI 12 firmware version 12.0.1.175 (C432E2R3P1) with a package size of 342 MB. Whereas Huawei Nova 9 gets version 12.0.1.257 (C432E2R1P2) with an installation size of 353 MB.

Talking about the new rollout, it integrates the September 2022 EMUI security patches into Huawei Nova 9 devices. The update has very less to explore yet users must note that the patch brings multiple fixes for the device. It mends 10 high-level CVEs and 7 medium-level CVEs of the smartphone system.

Apart from the vulnerabilities, the security patch also brings some small enhancements. Thus, to enjoy the stable and lag-free system, we recommend you install the update as soon as it reaches your device.

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Huawei is sending the update through the OTA medium, so your corresponding device will show the OTA notification when it lands. So, the corresponding device owners can tap on the notification to download the update or can manually check and install it by following the steps given below.

To Update:

Open the phone’s Settings, then tap on the System & updates followed by Software updates. From here, tap on CHECK FOR UPDATES. And, if the update has reached your device then press on the Download and Install tab.

Before upgrading your respective phone make sure to take a backup of all the important data beforehand. Also, download the update through a stable Wi-Fi connection.

Make sure your device has sufficient storage space to keep the firmware. And if you encounter any problems during the whole process then call Huawei customer care service or Huawei service for assistance. Also, confirm that your device has enough battery.

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Huawei Nova 9 September 2022 update

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