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January 2021 security update released for Huawei Nova 8 SE smartphones

Huawei has begun releasing a new software update for Huawei Nova 8 SE smartphone. This update mainly improves the system security via installing the January 2021 security patch.

Last November, Huawei launched the Nova 8 SE smartphone in China with two different hardware configurations. It offers a 6.53-inch display with 2400 x 1080 resolution, EMUI 10.1, MediaTek Dimensity 720/800U processor, 64MP rear camera, 16MP selfie camera, 3800mAh battery, and more.

On the other hand, it was noted that Huawei is taking good care of these new launch phones and releasing back-to-back software update with several fixes and optimizations.

In the last update, Huawei improves the Nova 8 SE systems security by delivering a December 2020 security update, which fixes 1 critical and 11 high level of CVEs.

Related: New improvements released for Huawei Nova 8 SE with November 2020 security patch

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VERSION DETAILS:

  • Huawei Nova 8 SE users grabbing EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.1.148/149 upgraded from 10.1.1.147/148.

CHANGELOG:

Security: Integrates Android security patches released in January 2021 for improved system security.

January 2021 Security Patch Details: Installs security fixes for different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 4 critical, 1 medium, and 25 high levels of CVEs.

HOW TO UPDATE:

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.

REMEMBER:

  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 storage and battery on your smartphone.

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