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Huawei Nova 7 Series Software Updates [July 1, 2021]

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In April 2020, Huawei introduced its new Nova series phones – Huawei Nova 7 series, consisting of Huawei Nova 7 SE, Nova 7, and Nova 7 Pro. All of these phones are 5G enabled.

Huawei Nova 7 series comes with pre-installed EMUI 10.1 and available to upgrade on EMUI 11 update. Users of respective devices can download the EMUI 11 update to experience new features.

For further improvements, every month sends software updates to improve this lineup. In this article, you can capture all of the Huawei Nova 7 series software updates, changes, improvements, made to its EMUI firmware.

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Latest Updates: ChangeLogs and Version Timeline

July 1, 2021:

May 2021 security patch released for Huawei Nova 7 Vitality Edition. Read More

Huawei debuts May 2021 security update for Huawei Nova 7 5G smartphone [Global]. Read More

June 24, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE smartphones receiving second round HarmonyOS 2 beta. Read More

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June 21, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7i getting May 2021 security update, users want to know HarmonyOS status. Read More

June 5, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7i April security update expanding and it’s HarmonyOS eligible. Read More

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June 4, 2021:

April 2021 security patch expanding for Huawei Nova 7 5G smartphone in the global market. Read More

June 2, 2021:

New call, sound, and third-party app improvements released for Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 6 models. Read More

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May 27, 2021:

April 2021 security patch rolling out for Huawei Nova 7 SE and Nova 5 Pro devices. Read More

May 22, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro begun receiving April 2021 security improvement. Read More

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May 20, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7i users on EMUI 10.1 getting April 2021 security improvements. Read More

May 11, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE Lohas Edition getting March 2021 security improvements. Read More

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April 28, 2021:

Huawei expanding March 2021 security and system optimization for Nova 7 5G in the global market. Read More

April 27, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G began collecting March 2021 security improvements. Read More

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Huawei Nova 7, 7 Pro, and 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition getting March 2021 security patch. Read More

April 24, 2021:

Some of the Huawei Nova 7i users receiving Feb and March 2021 updates together. Read More

April 23, 2021:

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February 2021 security update released for Huawei Nova 7i, EMUI 11 still not confirmed. Read More

Huawei Nova 7i began jumping on March 2021 security update Read More

April 13, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 5G getting latest system improvements with new software update. Read More

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April 9, 2021:

New system and app update released for Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G smartphone. Read More

April 7, 2021:

Network stability improvement released for Huawei Nova 7 SE smartphone. Read More

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March 28, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 global users receiving a new software update, which improves system security. Read more

March 27, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE Vitality Edition getting February 2021 security update. Read more

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March 23, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro starts receiving February 2021 security update. Read more

March 20. 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE smartphone began collecting February 2021 security improvements. Read more

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March 5, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G getting a new security update with January 2021 security patch. Read more.

February 28, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro users receiving January 2021 security update for a better system security update. Read more.

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February 22, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE Vitality Edition getting January 2021 security patch with new software update. Read more.

February 10, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7i users running EMUI 10.1 getting January 2021 seurity patch for better system security. Read more.

February 2, 2021:

Global variants of the Huawei Nova 7 began receiving EMUI 11, which brings a number of new features for the users. Read more.

February 2, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G getting a new software update with security improvements. Read more.

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January 28, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro getting new security update with patches released in December 2020. Read more.

January 27, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G getting new system security improvements with December 2020 security patches. Read more

January 9, 2021:

Huawei Nova 7i on EMUI 10.1 receiving a new update that brings new security enhancements and other system optimizations for better performance. Read more.

December 28, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro users running EMUI 11 getting a new software update that brings important features, Flash File Transfer for fast file transfer and other optimizations. Read more.

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December 26, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7 SE Vitality Edtion getting November 2020 security, multimedia optimizations, system optimizations. Read more.

December 18, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G users getting the EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.1.200, which brings a new Huawei Education Center app and November 2020 security patch for improved system security.

November 22, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition grabbing EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.1.131 along with October 2020 security patch that fixes the different levels of exploits and issues.

November 21, 2020:

Stable EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.130 rolling out for Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro users on EMUI 10.1 and EMUI 11 beta testers with new EMUI 11 features.

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November 19, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7 SE Vitality Edition upgraded to EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.1.131. This update optimizes the shooting effect of the camera and system stability.

November 11, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro getting EMUI 11 third beta version 11.0.0.130, which offers optimizations for video editing feature, system stability, and installs the October 2020 security patch.

November 7, 2020:

Huawei has released the October 2020 security patch for Huawei Nova 7i which comes with EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.249.

October 25, 2020:

September 2020 security update for Huawei Nova 7 SE comes with EMUI 10 version 10.1.1.195 that improves the system security.

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October 22, 2020:

Second EMUI 11 beta version 11.0.0.125 rolling out for Nova 7 and 7 Pro beta testers that offers always-on display, added new night scene enhancement mode, optimizes system stability, and fixes calling issues.

October 21, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7i users getting September 2020 security patch that enhances system security with EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.244.

October 10, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7i receiving new improvements with EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.238.

September 22, 2020:

The first EMUI 11 beta version 11.0.0.56 released of Nova 7 and 7 Pro, which brings new EMUI 11 feature.

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September 14, 2020:

Huawei has begun to recruit Huawei Nova 7 series devices including Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro for EMUI 11 beta testing to test the new EMUI 11 features ahead of stable rollout.

August 6, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro 5G:

Camera: Optimizes camera photography experience

Fingerprint: Optimize fingerprint unlocking feature and improve user experience

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System: Optimizes compatibility with some third-party apps.

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro receiving this latest update with EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.1.180 upgrading from EMUI 10.1.1.171.

July 26, 2020:

Huawei Nova 7 SE: 

Multi-screen collaboration: Adds a multi-screen collaboration feature.

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Camera: Optimizes camera stability and improves shooting effects.

MeeTime: Improves MeeTime Calling feature.

Huawei Nova 7: 

Multi-screen collaboration: Adds multi-screen collaboration feature.

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MeeTime: Improves MeeTime Calling feature.

Camera: Optimizes camera stability and improves shooting effects.

Huawei Nova 7 Pro:

Camera: Optimizes camera stability and improves shooting effects.

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Applications: Optimizes video calling experience of some third-party apps.

Security: Integrates the Android security patches released in July 2020 for improved system security.

VERSIONS:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro receiving the latest set of improvements with EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.1.171 upgrading from 10.1.1.162. On the other hand, Huawei Nova 7 SE getting EMUI 10.1.1.172.

July 10, 2020: 

Huawei Nova 7 SE:

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Knuckle Gesture: Adds knuckle gesture.

Camera: Optimizes the camera effects, photo colors for more realistic and natural.

System: Optimizes system stability.

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro:

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Multi-Device Control Panel:

Allows you to connect to your devices more easily by using the Multi-Device Control Panel, such as when connecting to your audio input or output device during music and video playback. Swipe up from the left or right of the bottom edge when the screen is unlocked to access the Multi-Device Control Panel. Go to Settings> More connections> Multi-Device Collaboration to try it out.

Camera: Dual-picture recording adds picture-in-picture mode.

System: Optimizes Multi-Window mode experience.

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Call: Improves the calling experience.

Application: Optimizes compatibility with some third-party apps.

Display: Optimizes display effect of contents and icons.

Security: Integrates the Android security patches released in June 2020 for improved system security.

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VERSIONS:

  • Huawei Nova 7 SE upgrades to EMUI 10.1.1.162 from EMUI 10.1.1.142.
  • Huawei Nova 7 and 7 Pro receiving a new update with EMUI version 10.1.1.162 upgrading from EMUI 10.1.1.143.

June 26, 2020: 

EMUI 10.1 with additional video playback improvement released for Huawei Nova 7i in Sri Lanka

June 10, 2020: Huawei Nova 7i started receiving EMUI 10.1 with Multi-Window mode

June 8, 2020: New camera and system optimization updates rolling out for Huawei Nova 7 Series

May 27, 2020: New update for Huawei Nova 7 series brings camera and other optimizations

May 11, 2020: New camera optimizations for Honor 30 Pro, 30 Pro+ and Huawei Nova 7 comes with latest update

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How to update Huawei Nova 7 Series:

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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EMUI 12 Features: New UI design, Motion effect, Control Panel, Device Plus and more

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Huawei has released the EMUI 12 operating system, which comes with a suite of new features, user interface (UI) design, animation effects, seamless device controller, and other important enhancements over EMUI 11.

EMUI 12 design reflects the design scheme of the HarmonyOS operating system. From UI to features, all carry the same rhythm. However, Huawei has remained silent on the based software of EMUI 12.

Let’s jump to the matter, and explore the EMUI 12 Features:

Minimalist Design:

EMUI 12 comes with a new innovative user interface design that has beautiful rounds corners and provides a seamless viewing experience. There are finely tuned gradients that create a perfect sense of depth in the display, while the simple black, white and blue color format offers a clean and refined look.

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EMUI 12 seamless design

Motion Effects:

This EMUI software comes with new animation effects that reflect realistic gravity and magnet animation effects. The latest animations added to the UI reflects the celestial objects move in the universe, and makes the overall touch interaction more smoother and interactive.

Font Weight:

The new software supports stepless weight adjustment, which allows you to adjust the size and the weight of the font by just adjusting the slider. This new feature enhances the user’s viewing experience and makes the UI labels more visible for better UI controls.

stepless font

Control Panel:

Control Panel is an all-in-one solution that you can access by swiping down from the top right corner of the display. The Control Panel consists of audio playback, WiFi, and Bluetooth settings on the same screen.

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EMUI 12 Control Panel

That’s not it because the Control Panel the above-mentioned controls are followed by shortcut switches section. There’s also a Device+ section. The aim of the Control Panel is to provide you the quickest possible options on the go without at the fastest pace.

Notification Center:

Compared to the EMUI 11, the Notification Center is now separated from the Quick settings panel. The users now have a brand new notification center, that you can access via swiping down from the top left corner of the display.

Device+:

Finally, let’s talk about the “Device+”. This feature resembles the Super Device feature on the HarmonyOS 2. What are the use cases? Let’s take a brief look.

You can simply tap on the MatePad icon (as shown in the image) to activate a multi-screen collaboration with MatePad. This will help you conduct calls, send messages, and check photos from your phone on the tablet screen.

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EMUI 12 Device+

Once connected with MateBook, you can edit your phone’s files directly using your laptop’s bigger display with ease of access. Want to enjoy your phone’s content on an even bigger display? Don’t worry, EMUI 12’s Device+ supports Huawei Vision smart TVs.

Lastly, the earbuds support of the Device+ allows you to listen to should of the other connected device such as Huawei Vision, without disturbing other people.

Distributed File System:

Distributed File System is quite powerful and works best, with this feature, you can get instant access to your phone documents or photos as easily as to access another disk drive on your laptop.

Most interestingly, these all functionalities can be conducted without touching your phone’s data cable.

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MeeTime:

MeeTime video calls were introduced with EMUI 10.1 and improved in EMUI 11. With EMUI 12, Huawei is taking a step ahead, this feature now supports cross-device video calls, you can seamlessly shift video calls picked up on your phone to Huawei Vision by using the MeeTime Video Call Transfer feature, and shift the call back to your phone, as per your requirement.

Huawei Meetime

Performance:

Time to come to an important part – Performance, the EMUI 12, provides faster web pages and apps loading as you scroll. You can return to the page next time as you load it up.

Even after a long term of use, the EMUI 12 ensures to provide optimum performance, operation response, and app startup as it was doing initially.

Security:

Lastly, the security. EMUI 12 comes with better security and privacy protection, You can input your password to unlock your phone from your laptop while being connected to the Multi-screen collaboration feature.

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Moreover, you can set your smartwatch as a trusted device of your phone for extra protection. Your phone will only respond when your phone is connected via Face unlock.

Also, Read:

Huawei HarmonyOS Upgrade Plan: Devices and Rollout Time [List]

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite September 2021 security patch out for global users [EMUI]

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Global users are receiving the September 2021 security patch on the Huawei Mate 20 Lite smartphone. The update has only brought the bug fixes mentioned in the security bulletins released for September this year. Speaking of which, Huawei didn’t release any update after June 2021 security patch for this device in overseas markets.

Debuted in 2018, Huawei Mate 20 Lite comes pre-installed with EMUI 8 operating system. Later, the company sends two major updates for this base smartphone and it’s currently running on EMUI 10. Although, it didn’t receive the EMUI 11, still counts as an important device of the company. Thus, it timely gest new features, bug fixes, and system optimizations.

As reported by HuaweiBlog, the September 2021 security patch contains the EMUI 10.0.0.290 version for Huawei Mate 20 Lite users. However, the changelog doesn’t seem to contain much due to its smaller update size. There are no additional features or major modification come with the security note. You can check the details below:

Changelog Details:

  • Update Version: EMUI 10.0.0.290 (C432E12R1P1)
  • Update Size: 116 MB
  • Changelog: This update integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security.

EMUI September 2021 security patch

(Image from HuaweiBlog)

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How to Download:

Huawei Mate 20 Lite users can download the latest EMUI September 2021 security patch from the smartphone’s setting. Still, there are many things a user needs to consider before installing the update.

A battery level of more than 20% is required, so your device won’t be worn out during the procedure. At the same, users also need to ensure adequate storage in the system and stable network connection.

However, the update size is rather small, so you can also make the download with personal mobile data easily. Also remember, not to disturb the process or use the smartphone in between the installation. Below you can check the downloading steps-

  • Open your smartphone and go to Settings
  • Now tap on the System & updates
  • Then open Software Update
  • From here select Check for updates
  • If an update is available, it’ll pop up on your phone
  • Click on Download and install
  • Wait for the process to complete, and Restart your device
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Huawei EMUI October 2021 Updates List

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October 2021 EMUI updates List

Huawei released the October 2021 EMUI security patch details ahead of time and the company has also confirmed the devices that will participate under the October 2021 EMUI security updates rollout program.

We know that Huawei has skipped the August security patch rollout for some of the Huawei devices, instead, the Chinese tech maker decided to put a send button in September for different models and in various markets around the globe.

But the biggest concern is that “whether and when Huawei will send a new major update to the global consumers?” In our view, it’s a pretty legit question and remained unexplored up until now. However, we may witness, the launch of HarmonyOS 3.0 at the Huawei Developer Conference 2021 alongside HarmonyOS 3.0.

Meanwhile, the security and software improvements update rollout continues to expand and there are a lot of new devices that are ready in line to receive their share of the software update.

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Here, via this EMUI October 2021 updates List, you can access all of the rollout updates and their briefing that rolling out in the month of October 2021.

October 2021 EMUI updates List

Huawei EMUI October 2021 updates:

October 17, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro global units with EMUI 11 is receiving a new security software update that brings Stepmerb 2021 security patch.
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 and MatePad 10Ts gets new software update upgrades with the latest security patches as well as a bunch of new Apps, Read more

October 16, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 getting October 2021 software update that brings system stability improvements.

October 9, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch Fit New firmware update rolling out with version 1.1.0.36 upgrading from 1.1.0.30. This update also adds new Skipping Rope feature and optimizations for the system for improving system performance.

October 3, 2021:

  1. Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G, Enjoy 20 Pro, Enjoy Z 5G, and Maimang 9 5G receiving HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.205.
  2. Huawei Maimang 8 and Enjoy 9S getting new software with HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.187. This update brings important improvements for the system stability to improve the overall user experience and performance.

October 2021 Security Patch:

October 2021 EMUI security patch brings 46 fixes address by Google and 56 fixes address by the manufacturer Huawei. However, the company is still sending the September 2021 security release note to different regions.

Besides, this Chinese phone maker also published the HarmonyOS security patch details for September 2021. At the same time, it also started to roll out this update for various devices on HarmonyOS 2.0 by the start of this month.

October 2021 security patch fixes a total of 46 CVE, among them, there’s one critical level, 27 are of high level, and 2 medium level CVE fixes. In addition, 16 CVEs were already included in previously released fixes.

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