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New Petal apps with system stability improvements for Nova 5T rolling out with the latest software update



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Huawei Nova 5T quad-camera smartphone was one of the top-selling smartphones across the world from the budget segment of Huawei. Due to its popularity, it has a big fan base and existing users.

Since its launch, the Nova 5T lies under the top list of Huawei smartphones that receive continuous features and security updates to improve the device capabilities and overall performance.

At the moment, Huawei is focusing on many sections to regain its lost position in the market due to US sanctions and trying to resolve the previous issues. Parallelly, HarmonyOS 2.0 testing is also underway and general consumers have to wait a little more to get hands-on HarmonyOS.

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Huawei Nova 5T

In the meantime, Huawei has slow down the rollout of the monthly software updates for its devices. But, Huawei Nova 5T doesn’t get affected due to Huawei’s busy schedule.

Now, Huawei has just released a new software update for Nova 5T smartphones that comes with the latest EMUI 11 version a huge and interesting changelog for the users.

Are you really interested to know with this OTA update brings for the Huawei Nova 5T? Well, it seemed that it is the first time when such popular apps are rolling out through a software update package.

This update added new shortcuts for apps including Petal Search, Petal Maps, Reader, and Member center as well as installs two big app Game Center and SkyTone services to the system.

That’s not the end, the update also improves the system stability to help your device to run more stable that increase the performance of the device speed.

Let’s take a look at apps:

Petal Search:

Huawei Petal Search is a solution for smartphones that provides services all-in-one search app including search bar with voice search, visual search feature, news feeds, and more.

Petal Maps:

Petal Maps offers map browsing, map searching, navigation, and air gestures. Also, it not only lets you get your current location, browse the map, search for places, and add your favorites, but displays real-time traffic conditions, events, and more.


Huawei Reader allows the creation of a digital reading platform to give users a richer reading experience.

Members Center:

Member center is the membership app for Huawei smartphone users that provides info, activities, rewards, Huawei’s latest updates, and more in a single platform.

Gamer Center:

GameCenter is a platform to bring mobile gaming communities together through high-quality content and rewards as well as help gamers to interact better with each other and get the most out of the games they play.

SkyTone Service:

SkyTone app allows you to use access mobile internet without the need for a SIM card when you travel in other countries or regions. To get this SIM-free service, users need to follow some steps and log in with Huawei ID.

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

Before you upgrade:

  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 Nova 5T smartphone users can identify this update with EMUI 11 version (C185E4R2P4) with a huge package size of 0.99GB.



  • Improves system stability in all scenarios


  • Added quick shortcuts for apps including Petal Search, Petal Map, Reader, and Member Centre
  • Added new Game Center and SkyTone app.


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: Samer

Also, check:

Latest update for Huawei Nova 5i released, brings April 2021 security patch

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.