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Huawei Nova 8 SE installs January 2022 HarmonyOS security update



Huawei Nova 8 SE January 2022 update

Huawei is continuously dispatching the January 2022 HarmonyOS security patch with the latest software update rollout for its devices. In the latest development, January 2022 security update has reached to Huawei Nova 8 SE smartphone that protects the device against threats.

According to the updated information, Huawei Nova 8 SE smartphone users are receiving the latest HarmonyOS version upgraded from Currently, we don’t have details about the update size but it is suggested you keep at least 300MB of free space on your device.

After exploring the complete changelog, we haven’t found any major change, which can be mentioned here. But the installation of the January 2022 security update will be very beneficial because it brings fixes of CVEs encountered in the HarmonyOS software system.

The January 2022 HarmonyOS security update resolves a massive count of 130 CVEs belonging to different software sections including the kernel, application, framework, and third-party libraries.

Huawei Nova 8 SE January 2022 update

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New software update:

  • New version: Huawei Nova 8 SE users getting HarmonyOS version updated from
  • Changelog: Integrates the security patch released in January 2022 for improved system security.


  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.
  • Use stable WiFi to data connection for buffer-free download.
  • Don’t forget to take a backup of your important data.

Update steps:

Go to smartphone settings of the smartphone, visit the system & updates section, tap on software updates followed by CHECK FOR UPDATES. Wait until the phone is connecting to the server and check for the available software update for you. If an update appears on your device, hit the download button and install it.

Alternatively, open the My Huawei app on your smartphone and make sure that the app is running on the latest version. Then, visit the software update section, and follow-on screen instructions to download and install the update. After completion of the update, the device will automatically reboot.

(Source: Huawei)

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.