Introduced in December 2019, Huawei Nova 6 series comes in three models including Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G, and Nova 6 SE.
Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G equips 6.57-inch FHD+ displays with pill type hole-punch display and powered by the flagship Kirin 990 processor for both 4G and 5G models. Huawei Nova 6 SE comes with a 6.4-inch FHD+ punch-hole display and equips a 7nm Kirin 810 processor.
Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G have 40MP triple camera systems and a dual selfie camera including an ultra-wide-angle camera. On the other hand, Huawei Nova 6 SE has a 48MP Quad camera setup with a single selfie cam.
From the software side, Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G, and Nova 6 SE come pre-installed with EMUI 10. Now EMUI 11 (Android 10.1) upgrades are available for Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G users.
For more improvements, Huawei delivers monthly software updates to improve this lineup, and once a year, the phone receives OS updates.
In this article, you can capture all of the Huawei Nova 6 series updates, changes, improvements, made to these device’s EMUI firmware to date.
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July 8, 2021:
Huawei released the HarmonyOS 2.0 stable update that brings a new user interface and features for the Chinese variants of Nova 6 and 6 5G devices. Read More
July 5, 2021:
Huawei Nova 6 and 6 5G smartphone users are begun to receive the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta update in the Chinese market. Read More
June 24, 2021:
Huawei sents second HarmonyOS 2 beta update for Huawei Nova 6 SE smartphones, which brings a number of new improvements for the device. Read More
June 21, 2021:
Huawei has sated to send a new HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta software update for Nova 6 and 6 5G smartphones in China. Read More
June 2, 2021:
Huawei released a new software update for the Huawei Nova 6 and 6 5G that adds smart messaging settings, quick add icons, call stability optimization, sound experience. Read More
May 20, 2021:
Huawei begins to send the April 2021 security release note for the Nova 6, 6 5G, and 6 SE lineup that fixes bugs and issues on the devices to protect them against threats. Read More
April 12, 2021:
Huawei has kicked off a new software update for Nova 6 and 6 5G, which installed the security patch released in March 2021 to improves system security. Read More
April 8, 2021:
Huawei Nova 6 SE smartphone receiving March 2021 security improvements, which solves some known exploits and issues in the device. Read More
March 24, 2021:
Huawei sending a new software update to Nova 6 smartphone users, which installs the security update released in February 2021. Read more
March 16, 2021:
Huawei has begun sending another firmware update for Nova 6 SE that brings optimization for the system and third-party app support and more. Read more
March 4, 2021:
Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G users getting a new software update with improvements for security and better system performance. Read more.
March 4, 2021:
Huawei Nova 6 SE smartphone users getting a new firmware update that installs security patches released in February 2021 for better system security. Read more.
February 4, 2021:
Huawei Nova 6 SE getting new security patches released in January 2021, for better system security. Read more.
February 2, 2021:
Huawei Nova 6 grabbing security enhancements with the latest software update. Read more here.
January 19, 2021:
Huawei Improves Nova 6 SE system stability with a new software update. Read more.
December 29, 2020:
Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G users receiving a bunch of new improvements with the latest software update. Read more.
December 25, 2020:
EMUI 10.1.0.228 version rolling out for Huawei Nova 6 SE users getting December 2020 security patch that improves system security.
December 10, 2020:
EMUI 10.1.0.227 update for Nova 6 SE that installs the November 2020 security patch for further security improvements.
November 21, 2020:
EMUI 22.214.171.124 stable EMUI 11 version released for Nova 6 series users on EMUI 10.1 and EMUI 11 beta tester.
November 17, 2020:
EMUI 126.96.36.199 third beta for Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G that improves video editing feature, optimizes system stability as well as installs October 2020 security patch.
October 22, 2020:
EMUI 188.8.131.52 second beta version released for Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G brings new optimizations for system and fixes the display issues.
October 14, 2020:
EMUI 10.1.0.217 version for Huawei Nova 6/Nova 6 5G and EMUI 10.1.0.223 for Nova 6 SE receiving the September 2020 security patch.
September 22, 2020:
EMUI 184.108.40.206 first beta version released for Nova 6 and 6 Pro with new and improved multi-window mode, super notepad, smoother animations, subtle effect icons, and more.
September 14, 2020:
Huawei has started recruiting Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G smartphones for EMUI 11 beta testing program. currently, this testing is limited to Chinese users.
July 30, 2020:
EMUI 10.1.0.213 version released for Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G receiving July 2020 security patch.
EMUI 10.1.0.212 update for Huawei Nova 6 SE getting May 2020 security update.
June 25, 2020:
EMUI 10.1.0.212 new update available for Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G that brings May 2020 security update for improved system security.
May 22, 2020:
EMUI 10.1.0.202 stable EMUI 10.1 version for Huawei Nova 6 and 6 5G and EMUI 10.1.0.201 stable EMUI 10.1 version for Nova 6 SE. The stable EMUI 10.1 version offers the new EMUI 10.1 features.
April 24, 2020:
EMUI 10.1.0.77 public beta released for Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G and Nova 6 SE that brings multi-device control panel, split screen, dark mode, screen sharing and much more.
April 9, 2020:
EMUI 10.1.0.76 beta update released for Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G and Nova 6 SE with new multi-screen collaboration, screen sharing, cross device gallery, answer call through PC.
March 29, 2020:
EMUI 10.0.0.1.167 update for Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G with March 2020 security patch that improves system security and system stability optimizations.
March 24, 2020:
EMUI 10.0.1.157 version released for Huawei Nova 6 SE with February 2020 security update, improving system security that fixing 2 critical and 20 high levels of Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).
March 05, 2020:
EMUI 10.0.1.152 update for Huawei Nova 6 SE installs optimizations for Audio playback, improves the sound experience, and optimizes system stability.
EMUI 10.0.1.167 version released for Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G users that brings new improvements for the system.
March 05, 2020:
EMUI 10.0.1.167 update for Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G adds knuckle gestures, system optimizations, and February 2020 security patch.
January 23, 2020:
EMUI 10.0.1.130 update for Huawei Nova 6 SE installs optimizations for calling, fingerprint unlocking, and system stability.
January 23, 2020:
EMUI 10.0.1.160 update for Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G brings optimization for the camera and system.
January 09, 2020:
EMUI 10.0.1.126 update for Huawei Nova 6 SE brings application optimization and compatibility, optimizations for fingerprint, system, and December 2019 security patch.
January 01, 2020:
EMUI 10.0.1.135 update for Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G and Nova 6 SE brings Link Turbo network aggregation technology, optimizes camera photo effects with more realistic colors and optimizes system stability.
EMUI Update History
|Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G||EMUI 10.0.0.135||Optimizes camera, system, install Link Turbo
|Huawei Nova 6 SE||EMUI 10.0.0.126||Optimizes camera, apps, fingerprint, system and installs December security
|Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G||EMUI 10.0.0.160||Optimizes camera, audio, system stability December security patch
|Huawei Nova 6 SE||EMUI 10.0.0.130||Optimizes camera and system
|Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G||EMUI 10.0.0.167||Adds knuckle gestures, optimizes system, install February 2020 security
|Huawei Nova 6 SE||EMUI 10.0.0.150||Optimizes audio playback, improves sound experience and system
How to update:
Click on ‘System & updates’
Click on ‘Software update’
Click on ‘CHECK FOR UPDATES’
Click on ‘Download and install’
Open HiCare app
Click on the ‘Services’ tab
Click on ‘Update’
Click on ‘CHECK FOR UPDATES’
Click on ‘Download and install’
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EMUI 12 Rollout Schedule for Russia and Central Asia
Since January 2022, Huawei has started the rollout of stable EMUI 12 software updates in the global market. EMUI 12 comes with a brand new user interface, which is much better than EMUI 11. It also comes with new features and improvements to provide a next-level experience somehow similar to HarmonyOS.
Global Huawei consumers seem excited to install the latest EMUI 12 software system. The major Huawei, device market includes Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and more. Speaking about Russian Market has also a prominent smartphone with a large number of shipped units.
So, Huawei users are you belong to Russia and Central Asia? Yes! do you know about your device’s EMUI 12 rollout status and related information? Early this month, Huawei released an EMUI 12 rollout schedule for eligible devices worldwide.
The official schedule also contains information about EMUI 12 rollout for the Huawei devices available in Russia along with their current status. You can check the full roadmap below.
Updated on June 27, 2022:
EMUI 12 rollout schedule for Russia and Central Asia
- Huawei P40 Pro+: Completed (End of February 2022)
- Huawei Mate Xs: Completed (End of February 2022)
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Completed (End of February 2022)
- Huawei P40 Pro: Completed (Middle of February 2022)
- Huawei P40: Completed (End of February 2022)
- Huawei P40 Lite: Completed (Early March 2022)
- Huawei Mate 20: Completed ( Middle of May 2022)
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Completed (Early April 2022)
- Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design: Completed (Middle of April 2022)
- Huawei Nova 5T: Completed (Middle of April 2022)
- Huawei P30: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
- Huawei P30 Pro: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
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Huawei Enjoy 20 SE (EMUI 10) getting May 2022 security update
Launched in 2021, Huawei Enjoy 20 SE smartphone users have started collecting the May 2022 security update. The update installs the latest improvements for system security and stability to enhance the device’s functionality.
It has been a long time since the corresponding device users grabbed the improvement patch. Consequently, the previous version came with April 2022 security patch with several fixes for critical, high, and medium levels of CVEs for the device.
Similarly, the latest May 2022 security update for Huawei Enjoy 20 SE brings new fixes related to the audio functions, voice ID application, and other focal points of the system. Users can identify the update with the build number EMUI 10.1.1.173.
The update is appearing through the OTA medium and will hit the device in some days. In the meantime, users must ensure to keep checking the update section and also the My Huawei app that ultimately allows requesting the newest firmware version.
However, before moving on to the update procedure, users must understand the following instructions:
- The new update may have a huge package size, thus, users must use a stable Wi-Fi connection to download the software.
- Users must have the base EMUI version 10.1.1.172 for installing the latest update.
- Aside, users must verify the storage space beforehand, so that the software can fit in the phone easily.
- The smartphone must have a battery level of 45 percent for a fruitful installation procedure.
- Though the update would not harm any data, we suggest taking a backup of the device.
How to check for updates?
Just go to the Settings app of the phone menu. Further, swipe down and select System & Updates > Software Updates. Next, tap on the Check For Updates, and follow the on-screen norms. As you see a suitable update on the screen, select the Download & Install tab.
- This update improves system security with security patches
- May 2022 security patches have been integrated for better system security.
- Adapting model: Huawei Enjoy 20 SE PPA-AL20
Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 220.127.116.11 update is necessary to install
Huawei has started to rollout an EMUI 18.104.22.168 software update for the global version of Mate Xs 2 foldable phone, the phone users can get this update necessary rot improve the system security and improve the phone’s overall performance.
EMUI 22.214.171.124 software package has a size of 270MB and the update is currently expanding among consumers gradually. To be mentioned, the update has security patches released this month to fix the latest issues in EMUI firmware.
A few months ago, Huawei launched Mate Xs 2 foldable phone for consumers. The phone is available to purchase also in the global market, which is a matter of surprise.
While its Chinese version HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system, the global variant has EMUI 12 pre-installed, which is almost similar to the Chinese counterpart in terms of looks and feel.
Unlike the first generation Mate Xs, the Mate Xs 2 is equipped with a new processor Snapdragon 888 4G, featuring octa-core architecture – Octa-core, 1 x Cortex-X1 at 2.84 GHz + 3 x Cortex-A78 at 2.42 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 at 1.8 GHz. The phone also brings better graphics performance provided by Adreno 660 GPU.
Similar to the Mate Xs 2 and Huawei P50 Pro, the Chinese tech giant has kept Huawei Mate Xs 2’s camera department filed with new hardware capabilities. It features a 50MP triple rear camera system. While there’s a wide-angle camera ready to take your selfies up from the front.
Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 126.96.36.199 update is currently rolling in batches and you can download this firmware via Settings > System & updates and then tap on Software updates. From here you can follow the on-screen instructions to get the software update onboard.
However, before you move on to download this update, make sure you get the update instructions and understand them easily. We suggest you to get a backup of your important files to prevent unwanted deletion and then make sure you’ve sufficient battery backup to keep your phone up and running, while the update installs.
(source – huaweiblog)