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MatePad Pro 12.6 gets .171 update with Celia keyboard and August security [Global]



Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6

A few days ago, Huawei rolled out a new software update for the Chinese Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 variant. However, the global consumers of this new giant tablet are preparing to install brand new software with a number of new changes.

According to Huaweiblog, the Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 is HarmonyOS 2.0 version 0.171 firmware update. The changelog reveals to come with a number of new improvements for the display orientation.

The update package also includes new apps including Celia Keyboard to the home screen. It enhances the user experience of the Huawei Stylus and installs the latest security patches released in the month of August.

Huawei MatePad Pro

These optimizations for your MatePad Pro 12.6 will arrive via OTA and before you download the update, there are some points to need to take care of. For your information, this update does not erase users’ personal data, but we recommend you take a backup in advance.

Moreover, use a stable connection to download this update by maintaining enough battery and storage on your device. Also, make sure that your device is not root. Lastly, follow the download steps carefully.

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 – Changelog


  • Improves the horizontal display in certain third-party apps.
  • Adds a quick download shortcut for Celia Keyboard to the home screen. The app can be downloaded by tapping the link. (Note: If the setting for Auto-update of apps in AppGallery is set to On or Wi-Fi only, app updates will be downloaded and installed automatically when the network connection is good.)


  • Enhances the stylus user experience.


  • Integrates security patches released in August 2021 for improved system security.

Huawei Matepad Pro 12.6:

Huawei MatePad Pro 2021 features a 12.6-inch display with a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio, this table is powered by the Kirin 9000E processor with Mali-G78 GPU. It packs a 10050mAh battery supported by a 40W super-fast charger.

There is a dual-camera setup of a 13MP+8MP lens and a 3D depth-sensing camera. On the front, it has an 8MP selfie shooter. The MatePad Pro 12.6 comes pre-packed with HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. Furthermore, the connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.2, WiFi, and USB Type-C. It is available in different RAM and storage variants.

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.