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Huawei Nova 5i and 5i Pro getting October 2020 security update



Huawei is sending the new software update for Huawei Nova 5i and Nova 5i Pro devices. This update mainly brings the security patch released in October 2020 that enhances the system security.

Aside from this, Huawei has started EMUI 11 beta testing of some of its devices. However, Huawei Nova 5i Pro is eligible for EMUI 11 but, Huawei didn’t officially confirm the Huawei yet. Still, users are waiting for EMUI 11.

On the other hand, Huawei Nova 5i is initially launched with EMUI 9.1 and received EMUI 10 major updates earlier. Still, the Nova 5i device is running on EMUI 10.

Compatible Model:

  • Huawei Nova 5i
  • Huawei Nova 5i Pro

Version details:

Huawei Nova 5i receiving EMUI 10 version updated from and Nova 5i Pro receiving EMUI 10.1 version updated from

Update log:

  • Integrates Android security patches released in October 2020 for improved system security.

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  1.  This update is currently rolling out in China.
  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


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

Also, Check: 

Huawei Nova 3i receiving October 2020 security update

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.