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Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Pro Plus, and RS Porsche Design receiving April 2021 security update



Huawei Mate 40 Pro

Huawei Mate 40 series was the annual flagship from the year 2020 launched with EMUI 11 Android-based OS skin. The Chinese tech giant always rolls out new features, software, or major update first for its premium devices.

At present, the biggest topic of Huawei is the HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system, which is currently under developer beta testing before the public rollout of OTA update through stable channels. On the other hand, every Huawei device user is eagerly waiting to upgrade over it.

The HarmonyOS 2.0 comes with new animations, home screen decorations, resizable widgets, app transitions, camera app layout, quick setting panel, and much more exciting.

Talking about Huawei Mate 40 lineup phones, Huawei announced the HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta testing for these smartphones in April 2021 along with a bunch of more than 15 devices.

At present, Huawei Mate 40 series beta testers are still under the HarmonyOS test pool. However, the general consumer will able to experience the new features of HarmonyOS from June 2.

Read more: HarmonyOS launching on June 2: Wider rollout for smartphones and over 200 apps ready to install

On the other hand, Huawei has recently pushed a new software for Huawei Mate 40 lineup smartphones in China, which installs the security patch released in April 2021 for improved system security.

Apart from security improvements, this update doesn’t have much to show and has not mentioned any other changes made to the system. More information about the update instructions and notes linked below.

Adapting devices:

  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pr0+
  • Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro+


  • 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.

EMUI Version:

Huawei Mate 40 series smartphone user grabbing EMUI 11 version upgraded from SP1.


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

April 2021 security patch details: This security update fixes 17 high and 69 medium levels of CVEs for improved system security


To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

You can also request software updates through the Support app. To do this, open the Support app, go to the Service tab on the bottom bar, tap on the update, then select Check for updates and then download and install.

(Via – Huaweiupdate)

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