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March 2021 security update rolling out for Huawei P40 Lite 5G smartphone



Last month, Huawei delivered the February 2021 security improvements for the Huawei P40 Lite 5G smartphone that fixed 2 critical, 26 high, and 77 medium levels of CVEs.

Now, Huawei has started sending another software update P40 Lite 5G smartphone. Talking of the new change, this update installs a new security patch released in March 2021 for improved system security.

Alongside security improvements, EMUI 11 major rollout is also going on for Hauwei’s eligible devices, which will be soon concluded by the company across the globe. But, some Huawei device users are still waiting to get upgraded over the latest custom OS.

In this line, Huawei P40 Lite 5G is one of the compatible phones with EMUI 11 and users started worrying about whether they will receive EMUI 11 upgrades or not. It’s been a long time, Huawei hasn’t made any announced yet regarding this matter.

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Users can check the complete changelog and other important information about the software package as well as its version information below.

Things to remember:

  1. We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  2. Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  3. Do not forcefully turn off the phone, once the installation is started.

 EMUI version:

Huawei P40 Lite 5G smartphone users can identify the EMUI 10.1 version (C432E2R2P1) with an update size of 221MB.


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.


Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & Updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Thanks to the tipster: Stefan

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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.