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Huawei Mate 40 Pro (EMUI 11) starts receiving May 2021 security improvements via new update [Global]

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Huawei has begun sending a new software update for the global models of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro flagship smartphone with EMUI 11. According to the information, this update brings the security patch released in May 2021 for improved system security.

To be mentioned, Huawei has released this security update for Mate 40 Pro global unit ahead of the Chinese model. Aside from this, the changelog doesn’t have much to show us and has not mentioned any other changes made to the system or any existing features.

HarmonyOS 2.0 status for Huawei Mate 40 Pro:

On June 23, Huawei has announced the stable HarmonyOS 2.0 for Huawei Mate 40 Pro smartphone along with other 18 devices limited China market. However, the company has not delivered the stable version yet.

According to the information, the Chinese tech giant could start the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta in the last quarter of 2021 for global models but there’s no official roadmap available on this matter.

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New Software Version detail:

According to Huaweiblog.de, Huawei has pushed a new EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.188 upgraded from EMUI 11.0.0.178 for Huawei Mate 40 Pro smartphone in Europe. This update brings a package size of 243MB.

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.

What’s new with May 2021 security update?

The May 2021 security update fixes different levels of exploits and issues including  3 critical, 10 high, and 4 medium levels of CVE for improved system security. In addition, it resolves 13 hidden privacy issues found in previous firmware updates.

Update steps:

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

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VIA SETTINGS:

  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.

VIA SUPPORT:

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

(Source| Huaweiblog)

Also, check:

New display and sound improvements released for Huawei Mate 40, P40, and Mate 30 devices (HarmonyOS 2)

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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.

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5 year old Huawei mid-ranger gets new EMUI features

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Huawei is rolling out new software updates for one of its 5 year old mid-ranger with a number of new features. It’s good to see those old smartphones are not completely cut off from new optimizations and Huawei is still sending new tweaks.

The 5 year mid-ranger that we’re talking about is the Huawei Enjoy 7s. And it runs EMUI 9.1. Alongside, Huawei is sharing a new software update for another veteran, Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus, also known as Huawei Y9 2018.

These two phones are well received by Huawei consumers and now getting new add-ons. According to the changelog, Huawei is sending EMUI 9.1.0.148 (from EMUI 9.1.0.145) for the following models:

  • Enjoy 7S FIG-AL00
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-AL10
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-TL00
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-TL10

On the other hand, Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus getting EMUI 9.1.0.151 (from EMUI 9.1.0.143) for the below-mentioned models:

  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-AL10
  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-AL20
  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-TL10

What does it bring?

The changelog reveals that there are new changes in the application section such as the new Petal Light Tour app. Users will have to tap on the app icon to download the app on their smartphones.

You should know that the app download will begin only if you tap the app icon. Furthermore, this two Huawei mid-ranger are getting their EMUI security features improved with a February 2022 security patch.

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Previously, Huawei Enjoy 9e received a similar update for a better user experience. However, we cannot configure whether the same firmware is planned to rollout for the global variants.

If it happens, then do inform us via Screenshot@huaweicentral.com. Until then check the full changelog mentioned below and keep an eye on your phone’s firmware section.

Apps:

Added a quick download icon for the Petal Light Tour app, click it to download and use it directly.

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Safety:

integrates February 2022 security patches to enhance system security Information about the security content of Huawei software updates.

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Huawei P30 Lite November 2022 update rolling out

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Huawei is rolling out the November 2022 software update for the P30 lite smartphone in the global market. On the other hand, the company is sending this software update to improve the phone’s security aspect.

For now, the update has been spotted in the European region but may soon reach other markets. It’s come to know that the Huawei P30 Lite November 2022 software update has EMUI version 12.0.0.251 and a package size of over 250 megabytes.

You should know that this software is rolling out in batches. So, we suggest you keep on looking in the software update section.

The changelog doesn’t include any other improvements for the smartphone than the security patch. However, P30 lite users are anticipating EMUI 13 but Huawei has not revealed rollout dates for past devices.

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Hence, the phone currently, runs EMUI 12 with a number of new features as well as the user interface. However, the P30 lite was stuck on EMUI 10.0 previously. Therefore, it’ll be interesting to see if this phone could get new major upgrades.

If you want to check for new firmware, make sure to open Settings menu > then all you have to do is to scroll down and tap on System & updates > from here tap on Software updates and then tap CHECK FOR UPDATES button on the bottom side of the screen.

The phone will take a few minutes to connect to the server and check for the latest available firmware. If it fails, then do check the firmware via the My Huawei app.

Huawei P30 lite sports a 6.15-inch display with FHD+ resolution, the phone is powered by Kirin 710 chipset. It has a 24MP triple rear camera system and there’s a large 32MP selfie camera.

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The phone is packed with a 3340 mAh battery that could recharge with an 18W fast charger.

Below you can check participate in the poll and spark a conversation on your Huawei P30 lite software update status.

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Huawei releases December 2022 EMUI patch details

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Huawei has released December 2022 EMUI security patch details for global smartphones. This update will soon start to rollout for the eligible models on top of new OTA software. Huawei is currently rolling out November 2022 security patch for flagship and mid-range devices. These phones will soon promote to a new firmware version.

Meanwhile, Huawei smartphone users are waiting for a new major software update. However, Huawei has not revealed any details about EMUI 13 or its rollout. As December could bring news about EMUI 13 that is much awaited.

Huawei releases these software updates in quarterly and monthly time spans. And aims to improve the phone’s stability, features, and performance on EMUI 12.0.1, EMUI 12.0.0, and EMUI 11.0.1.

According to the patch details, Huawei December 2022 EMUI patch fixes 17 high-level CVEs, 2 medium CVEs, and no new CVEs found in the low-level. On the other hand, the patches also apply fixes for several other issues found in the last build version.

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Currently, we’ve not spotted December 2022 security patch rollout. However, you should grab this rollout as soon as it appears on your Huawei smartphone.

Below you can check all of the bugs and viruses fixed in the latest EMUI security bulletin.

CVE stands for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.

Critical:

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  • none

High:

  • CVE-2022-20414, CVE-2022-20441, CVE-2022-20445, CVE-2022-20446, CVE-2022-20448, CVE-2022-20450, CVE-2022-20451, CVE-2022-20453, CVE-2022-20454, CVE-2022-20462, CVE-2022-20463, CVE-2022-20465, CVE-2022-2209, CVE-2022-25724, CVE-2022-25743, CVE-2021-1050, CVE-2022-25741

Medium:

  • CVE-2022-20280, CVE-2022-20338

Low:

  • none

Already included in previous updates: CVE-2022-25748, CVE-2022-20394, CVE-2021-39673, CVE-2022-20410, CVE-2022-20351, CVE-2022-26472, CVE-2022-22078.

You can check for the latest software update, open Settings > tap on System & updates and then tap on Software updates and tap on CHECK FOR UPDATES. Afterward, the phone will check for the latest firmware rollout. However, it may take some time to release software updates for specific devices.

Hence, we suggest you also request new firmware via the My Huawei app and navigate to the Updates section.

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