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Huawei Mate 20 X 5G smartphone getting December 2020 security update



Last December, Huawei has opened the recruitment of the Huawei Mate 20 series along with the P30 series for the EMUI 11 beta testing program in the UK.

However, these devices are still under the development of beta testing and receiving the EMUI 11 beta versions. According to the official EMUI 11 global rollout schedule, the Mate 20 series will get stable EMUI 11 in March 2021.

Related: EMUI 11 second beta update rolling out for Huawei Nova 5 Pro and Mate 20 X 5G

In the meantime, Huawei has begun releasing a software update for Huawei Mate 20X 5G smartphone running on EMUI 10.1 version. This update mainly comes with a security patch released in December 2020 to improve system security that helps your device to fight against threats.

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  1. Currently, this update is rolling out in the UK.
  2. The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  3. The update will not erase any data.

New Version:

  •  Huawei Mate 20 X 5G users getting EMUI 10.1 version with an update size of 158MB.


Security: Integrates Android security patches released in December 2020 for improved system security.

December 2020 Security Patch Details: December 2020 security update install security fixes for different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 1 critical and 11 high levels of CVEs.


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

Thanks to the tipster: James vale

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.