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Huawei Mate Xs smartphone users starts receiving February 2021 security update



Huawei Mate Xs

At HDC 2020, Huawei introduced the latest Android-based operating system, EMUI 11 to provide a new and improved user experience for its users. Now, every Huawei smartphone user wants to get this upgrade and the company is also making efforts to cover more devices.

In the recent past, Huawei Mate Xs had also been a part of EMUI 11 beta testing across the globe. After months of beta activity, the company has kicked off the stable EMUI 11 version for Mate Xs smartphone users.

In early March, January 2021 security improvements rolled out for Mate Xs users, which fixes the different levels of exploits and issues to protect your device against threats.

In the same month, Huawei has begun sending a new software update for Mate Xs smartphone. This update mainly brings the security patch released in February 2021 for improved system security.

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

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What’s new in this update:

New EMUI version: Huawei Mate Xs smartphone receiving EMUI 11 version in Europe

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


  1. The update is rolling out in batches, so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  2. The update will not erase any data.
  3. Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.


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

NOTE: Currently, this update is rolling out for global users and expand for Chinese users.

(Via – huaweiblog)

Also, check:

[Expanding] January 2021 security update rolling out for Huawei Mate Xs smartphone

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.