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[Expanding] Huawei Nova 5T getting system security improvements with December 2020 software update

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February 3, 2021: Europe

Huawei has begun expanding the security patch released in December 2020 in more regions for Nova 5T smartphone that improves system security. This update comes with EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.302 and the update weighs 148MB.

January 13, 2020: Asia Pacific

Huawei is expanding the EMUI 11 testing for the eligible devices and trying to complete the beta program as soon as possible. After concluding the EMUI 11 for its flagship devices, the company has started the beta run for previous-gen flagships globally.

Since December 2020, Huawei began the EMUI 11 testing for Nova 5T global variant. According to the official EMUI 11 road map, the overseas consumers of this smartphone will receive the stable EMUI 11 version around March 2021.

Aside from this, Huawei Nova 5T users running EMUI 10.1 getting a new software update, which installs the security patch released in December 2020 to enhance the system security and provide an overall better user experience. Initially, the update is released among limited users and may expand soon.

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On the other hand, old flagships including Huawei P30 and Mate 20 series already grabbed the stable version of EMUI 11 in China, and the process to send this update on the global market is still underway.

Software update Details:

New Version:

  • Huawei Nova 5T users receiving EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.301 with an update weight of 148 MB.

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CHANGELOG: 

Security: Integrates security patches released in December 2020 for improved system security.

According to the December 2020 security patch bulletin, the December security update fixes 1 critical and 11 high levels of CVE’s for improved system security.

POINTS TO KNOW BEFORE UPDATE:

  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.

HOW TO UPDATE NOVA 5T:

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.

Alternatively, 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.

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Thanks to the tipster – Jony Raj

Also, check:

EMUI 11 beta for Huawei P30, Mate 20 and Nova 5T rolling out in Europe

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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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Huawei P40 Pro gets EMUI September 2022 patch in Europe

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Huawei it’s morally wrong to release the monthly security patch at the end of a month for devices like P40 Pro. Yes! the company recently released the September 2022 security patch update for the Huawei P40 Pro smartphone users in the European market.

Having flagship like P40 Pro in hand gives users a feeling of pride, but the late dispatch for its monthly fixes is not acceptable for them. The firm should focus to provide the update with respect to time as well as model market value.

Although it could happen sometime, instead of focusing on late release let’s discuss the changelog and the fixes that the company brings for your Huawei P40 Pro smartphone to let you explore it lag-free.

What’s New:

The EMUI September 2022 security patch for the Huawei P40 Pro smartphone, brings improvement to the system security with the fixes integrated into the September 2022 patch.

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Worth mentioning that, this new firmware will force your device to run wisely as it aims to fix all the encountered bugs in the current build of your Huawei P40 Pro smartphone.

Additionally, the new version of EMUI for the P40 Pro (ELS-NX9) comes with a 12.0.0.270 build (C432E3R5P5). We suggest downloading and installing this new software version as soon as it reaches you.

You can download the update via the Settings app on your Huawei P40 Pro smartphone. Open Settings, then tap on Software updates then the System & Updates option, and click on the Download and Install option. Your phone will restart after installing the update.

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Previous update for the Huawei P40 Pro:

Notably, the August 2022 security update for the Huawei P40 Pro was reached at the end of the month. However, this may be the specific schedule of Huawei to release the monthly patches by the end of the month. Just update the recent security patch and enjoy the boosted performance of your Huawei device.

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Huawei Mate 50 Pro adds face mask recognition feature

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Huawei Mate 50 series has been continuously receiving new features with new software updates. Recently, Huawei has added face mask support for the Mate 50 Pro via a new firmware rollout.

HarmonyOS 3.0.0.150 software version has been rolling out for the Mate 50 Pro users that brings face mask recognition support.

According to the description of this feature, face recognition works accurately when the face is not covered by anything. While wearing a mask, the feature will allow the device to unlock the phone with eye scanning. You just need to look at the Huawei Mate 50 Pro screen to enable the face mask recognition process.

The feature is available in settings and if the user is opt-in to the feature, you just have to tap the slider and give your consent.

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Face Mask:

Due to the pandemic, most peoples wear masks mostly in outdoor conditions. In that case, they may require the phone’s feature to make a payment or for other use cases. Hence, the phone’s support for facial authentication could get denied but with a such new feature, you won’t have to remove the mask.

Apple has already installed face mask support for face id in all of its iPhone devices since last year.

HarmonyOS 3.0.0.150:

This version of HarmonyOS 3.0 brings optimizations for system stability in certain situations to improve the phone’s inner performance for a better user experience.

Yesterday, we noted HarmonyOS 3.0.0.137, which improved camera shooting effects, adds support for 3D avatar, and also brings system senior mode for the users.

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Front camera:

Huawei Mate 50 Pro comes with a wide front notch that resembles the Mate 20 Pro. However, the notch contains various sensors face facial security purposes.

The front module includes a laser sensor, ToF 3D depth camera, 13MP selfie camera with ultra-wide angle capability, proximity sensor, light sensor, and flood illuminator. these all combine a powerful face id system that is secured and reliable.

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Huawei Nova 7i welcomes September 2022 security update

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Huawei Nova 7i is one of the leading smartphones to take place in the EMUI 12 rollout and the phone is now welcoming a new update that brings September 2022 security patch.

Yes, the latest software update is here to improve the security aspects of the Huawei Nova 7i with the latest security patches released in September 2022. For your information, Huawei has scheduled a staged rollout for this smartphone and if you own one, we suggest you keep your patience and set an eye on the firmware updates section.

Huawei Nova 7i was launched with EMUI 10.1 and not received EMUI 11, instead, the company installed EMUI 12 directly for the smartphone users. The surprise was quite amusing as it has improved the overall performance of this device with lots of new features.

If you haven’t already, then we recommend you get the latest EMUI major version no your Nova 7i to enhance its capabilities. EMUI 12 has a lot to offer and there are a lot of functionalities that have been introduced and weren’t there with EMUI 11.

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How to download the September 2022 update on your Huawei Nova 7i?

You just need to head towards Settings, from here tap on System & updates, now you can click on the Software updates, and then tap on CHECK FOR UPDATES. Afterward, the system will check for the latest available firmware and fetch it out, once it’s available.

If this doesn’t work out, you can jump to the My Huawei app, and check its software updates section for further investigations. The rest of the instructions are as mentioned above.

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We also want to remind you of some precautions to conduct a successful installation.

This update will not erase your personal data, but it’s recommended for you to back up any important data before updating. The update package will be deleted automatically after the update is installed.

Changelog:

This update improves system security with security patches.

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