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Huawei Nova 7i on EMUI 10.1 getting December 2020 security update



Huawei Nova 7i

After the months of EMUI 11 testing, Huawei has concluded the EMUI 11 beta program for most of its eligible devices in China and global variants are underway of beta testing. However, the company is planning to soon end the EMUI 11 testing by delivering stable versions.

On the other hand, Huawei Nova 7i has the capability to support EMUI 11 features but, there is no confirmation about EMUI 11 at the moment. Currently, this smartphone is running EMUI 10.1 and receiving further software updates.

Now, Huawei has started sending a new software update for Huawei Nova 7i users. This update mainly installs the security patch released in December 2020 that fixes the different levels of exploits and issues that protect your device against threats.

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  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.
  3. Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.


  • Huawei Nova 7i smartphone getting the EMUI 10.1 version with an update size of 165MB.


Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in December 2020.

Security patch details: December 2020 security patch fixes 1 critical and 11 high levels of CVEs for improved system security.


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.

Thanks to the tipster: Pillar Men

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.