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Huawei Nova 5 Pro (EMUI 11) getting May 2021 security improvements



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Huawei rolling out new security improvements for Huawei Nova 5 Pro devices running EMUI 11 software. It includes a security patch released in May 2021 for improved system security and enhanced users experience.

The Nova 5 Pro users can identify this latest firmware with EMUI 11 version upgraded from version To be mentioned, it is being released in batches and may take time to cover every device.

As per the info, Huawei’s May 2021 security patch fixes 3 critical, 10 high levels, and 4 medium levels of CVEs. Additionally, it also resolves 13 hidden privacy issues.

Apart from the security patch, this software update also brings optimizations in some scenarios to smoothen the device’s performance and bring stability. You can check more details about this software update below.

Things to remember

  • Make sure your device is not root.
  • Keep adequate battery and storage before downloading the update.
  • Take a backup of your important data, just in case.
  • Follow the update instructions carefully (mentioned below).

Huawei Nova 5 Pro HarmonyOS:

Huawei has already released the stable HarmonyOS 2.0 update for all the Nova 5 devices in China. Meanwhile, the users running EMUI are also getting their part of regular security improvements.

All the users of Nova 5 Pro in China can directly upgrade to the new HM OS 2 software that will arrive via OTA. Recently, Huawei also seeded a big feature update for these smartphones with new optimizations and fixes.

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How to check for updates

Via Settings:

  • Open Settings and click on System & Updates
  • Then open a Software update.
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update appears then click Download and install.
  • After installation reboot the device.

Via Support app:

  • Open the Support app
  • Then navigate to the Service tab
  • Click on the Update button.
  • Now tap on Check for update option
  • If found any then click Download and install.
  • After the installation completes, reboot the device.

Huawei Nova 5 Pro

Huawei Nova 5 Pro sports a 6.39-inch IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2340 resolutions. It is powered by Kirin 980 7nm processor and paired with 8GB RAM along with 128/256GB internal storage.

The smartphone equips a 48MP triple rear camera setup and a 32MP front camera. It comes pre-installed with EMUI 9.1 based on Android 9 pie. Its other features include a fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, and a 3500mAh battery.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.