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May 2021 Huawei EMUI Security Patch details are here, HarmonyOS large scale adaptation will start in June



The May and coming two months are very busy for Huawei because many events and product launch conferences are lined up as well as large-scale HarmonyOS 2.0 rollout also scheduled to start in early June.

At present, Huawei China Ecological Conference 2021 is going on. On the first day of the event, Eric Xu, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman announced that the company’s aim to upgrade 300 million devices over HarmonyOS in 2021.

HarmonyOS 2.0 status:

Huawei has released HarmonyOS 2.0 at Huawei Developer Conference 2020 and opened the developer beta testing last December for limited flagships in China.

After successful HarmonyOS 2.0 developer beta runs for the initial batch of devices. Huawei opened HarmonyOS 2.0 public developer beta program with 19 devices including Mate X2, models from Mate 40 series, and more.

After that, the company is rapidly working and continuously extending the test pool for more of its device. In this line, on May 9, the company has announced second phase testing for the mid-range Nova 6, Nova 7, and Nova 8 series.

To date, the Chinese tech giant released the 3 developer beta builds of HarmonyOS 2.0, 4 test versions of Huawei DevEco IDE for HarmonyOS app developers, and recently pushed OpenHarmony 2.0 package with added new lines of codes.

Security update:

Besides major updates, every device always needs minor updates from time to time, such as security updates, feature rollout, improvements, and optimizations for the system. Because they help to increase the overall performance and prevent the device from threats and viruses.

Now, Huawei has released the latest May 2021 security patch details published by the Android security bulletin, which will be soon rollout for Huawei devices.

May 2021 security patch details: This security update fixes 3 critical, 10 high, and 4 medium levels of CVE, which defend the device against threats. Check the full CVE details below.

The following are the CVE announced in May 2021 EMUI security update Android security bulletin.

Critical: CVE-2021-0474,CVE-2021-0475,CVE-2021-0473

High: CVE-2020-11234,CVE-2020-15436,CVE-2020-25705,CVE-2021-0484,CVE-2021-0477,CVE-2021-0472,CVE-2021-0480,CVE-2021-0466,CVE-2021-0481,CVE-2021-0476

Medium: CVE-2021-0488,CVE-2020-11231,CVE-2020-5235,CVE-2020-29368

Low: none

Already included in previous updates: CVE-2020-0169,CVE-2020-0170,CVE-2020-0172,CVE-2020-0171,CVE-2020-0174,CVE-2020-0173,CVE-2020-0175,CVE-2019-9364,CVE-2021-0375,CVE-2020-0475,CVE-2020-27054,CVE-2020-27046,CVE-2020-0346,CVE-2020-0359,CVE-2020-0354,CVE-2020-0298,CVE-2020-0299,CVE-2020-0309,CVE-2020-0291,CVE-2020-0292,CVE-2021-0431,CVE-2021-0435,CVE-2021-0443,CVE-2021-0446,CVE-2021-0428,CVE-2020-27067,CVE-2019-2182,CVE-2020-0500,CVE-2020-27028,CVE-2020-0360,CVE-2021-0433,CVE-2021-0468,CVE-2019-9386,CVE-2019-9358,CVE-2019-9235,CVE-2019-9236,CVE-2019-9240,CVE-2019-9242,CVE-2019-9244,CVE-2019-9246,CVE-2019-9251,CVE-2019-9296,CVE-2019-9344,CVE-2019-9354,CVE-2019-9356


Huawei Nova Y70 gets March 2023 EMUI update



Huawei Nova Y70

Huawei Nova Y70 is getting a March 2023 software update in the global market that comes with EMUI version and the patch is out with 244 megabytes of OTA package size.

Huawei Nova Y70 is running EMUI 12 software update and the company is working on the next major software upgrade for the smartphone. However, there’s no confirmation available about the EMUI 13 beta for this device.

Huawei Nova Y70

Huawei is sending this upgrade of the smartphone gradually and it improves the phone’s security against threats.

Users of Huawei Nova Y70 can download the March 2023 software update with the OTA notifications. However, you can switch to the manual method to download the update immediately, in just a few simple steps:

  • Go to the Settings menu
  • Select System & Updates
  • Tap on the Software Updates option
  • Let the device search for the new updates
  • Tap the Download and Install


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Huawei is yet to share EMUI 13 roadmap



Huawei EMUI 13

EMUI 13 beta kicked off for global users and it’s quite exciting but the roadmap of eligible Huawei devices is still awaited. While there’s no official news available on this matter.

In 2021, Huawei released EMUI 12 roadmap during the Asia pacific launch event but this year, there are no such plans revealed. Instead of the roadmap, Huawei opened the EMUI 13 beta for all Huawei P50, P50 Pro, P50 Pocket, and Mate Xs 2 foldable phones.

Unfortunately, the program is open for the Asia region but more users want to join the beta activity. Especially the European models are waiting for term to dive into the testing pool.

Despite the delay, we hope that the oldest set of devices may also get a slot into this EMUI 13 release program.

In the meantime, if you have a flagship phone, tune into the Beta app. From here open the “Me” section and then search for a new EMUI 13 beta project.

You need to sign up for the beta application and wait for the submission. Once submitted, you will be notified to download the OTA update package.

If the activity is not available on your phone, don’t worry, you will see the project after the beta opens in your country. Yet, we also suggest you keep an eye on the Beta application.

EMUI 13 Features:

EMUI 13 focuses on reinventing EMUI 12, this includes better security and privacy. This new software can review all of the data safety measures thanks to the new privacy center.

It has new options to allow or revoke permission, check the timeline for all of the user permission, and so on. You can also set new image privacy to hide the image meta information.

EMUI 13 also plays well around the user interface and there are many improvements made to features such as large folders and service widgets.

Huawei EMUI 13

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EMUI rolling for Huawei Mate 50 Pro



Huawei Mate 50 Pro

Huawei is rolling out EMUI for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro smartphone in the global market. This update is packed with lots of new features, optimizations, and improvements for this flagship phone.

According to the information, EMUI for Huawei Mate 50 Pro comes with new network improvements for certain situations. It has improvements in camera quality.

There are also new optimizations made for the audio quality of calls and games. On the flip side, the app has its own improvements for a better user experience.

Furthermore, Huawei has arranged new system stability optimizations that provide a performance boost for your smartphone.

According to the inputs, this upgrade integrates February 2023 security patch for the phone.

This is a big changelog for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro and the company is sending this to improve the phone’s performance in various scenarios. Also, if you have a Mate 50 Pro device, we suggest you get this version right away as soon as it appears.

The Mate 50 Pro is the first phone among all of the Huawei smartphones to get EMUI 13 but actually, it comes pre-installed. Since its launch, old phone users are waiting for a new major upgrade.

Recently, Huawei opened the beta program for a few flagships – P50 Pro, P50 Pocket, and Mate Xs 2 foldable phone. You should know that the latest EMUI 13 beta activity has limited slots and it’s available only for a region.

This new Huawei Mate 50 Pro update was released last week for global consumers and rolling out in batches. If your Mate 50 Pro has not received this firmware, make sure you get it via System settings.

EMUI Huawei mate 50 pro

(source – Huaweiblog)

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