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Latest update of Huawei Nova 8 SE brings March 2021 security improvements



Huawei nova 8 SE

At the moment, Huawei is involved in many activities like preparation of upcoming launches, HarmonyOS for smartphones, EMUI 11 rollout, and more. Aside from this, the company is also delivering security patches for its existing devices for improved system security.

Now, Huawei Nova 8 SE smartphone started receiving a new software that installs the security patch released in March 2021. It fixes different levels of exploits and issues, which protects the device against threats.

Updated Version:

Huawei Nova 8 SE smartphone users can identify this update with the EMUI version upgraded from

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About Huawei Nova 8 SE:

In November 2020, Huawei has revealed the Nova 8 SE smartphone in two variants on the mainland. It sports 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.


Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in March 2021.

March 2021 Security Patch Details: This security patch fixes 2 critical, 13 high, and 132 medium levels of CVEs for improved system security.

Key points to users before Update:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per its size required
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.



  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap Software update
  4. Tap Check for Updates
  5. Download and Install
  6. Install and restart your device


  1. Open the Support app
  2. Go to the Services tab
  3. Tap on Update
  4. Download and Install
  5. Install and restart your phone

Also, check:

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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.