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New update for Huawei Y9s brings Huawei Assistant

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Huawei Y9s users on EMUI 10, started receiving a new update that brings them the latest smart feature called Huawei Assistant for better user experience.

Earlier this month, Huawei Y9s received a new software that already installed the May 2020 security patches. Now, the company reinstalling May 2020 security once again.

Huawei Y9s is also expected to get the smart charge feature but there’s no confirmation on that available at the moment.

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Huawei Y9s

UPDATE CHANGELOG:

Huawei Assistant: Adds Huawei Assistant to the home screen, providing smart reminders personalized news, and other content relevant to you.

Security: Integrates Android security patches released in May 2020 for improved system security.

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CHANGELOG DETAILS:

Huawei Assistant: Huawei Assistant provides smart reminders, personalized news, and other content relevant to you. The assistant is accessible via the home screen.

Just swipe right on the home screen to access Huawei Assistant (or left if you are using a bi-directional language). Huawei Assistant can’t be accessed directly from AppGallery.

May Security Details: The May 2020 security update brings Android patches from Huawei and Google, fixing different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 2 critical and 22 high and 2 Medium levels of CVEs.

VERSION:

Huawei Y9s receiving Huawei Assistant update with EMUI version 10.0.0.223. The software package of this update has size of 635MB.

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Note:

  • EMUI version and size may vary depending on the country/region.
  • The update is rolling out in batches, so it may take some time/days to reach your device.

Want to send us Tips, Update Screenshots, or a Message? connect with us here:

  • Screenshots@huaweicentral.com
  • Tips@huaweicentral.com
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HOW TO UPDATE Huawei Y9s:

Via Settings:

  • Settings
  • System & updates
  • Software update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Via Support:

  • Support (HiCare) app
  • Services Tab
  • Update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Thanks to the tipster – Femi

Huawei Y9s

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.

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Check February 2023 EMUI security patch details

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Huawei EMUI February 2023 security patch

Huawei has released February 2023 EMUI security patch details that will fetch better safety for smartphones running EMUI 12.0.1, EMUI 12.0, and EMUI 11 in the global market.

In the meantime, Huawei keeps on sending security patches, optimizations, and other important performance upgrades over the OTA method directly to the devices.

Meanwhile, Huawei has not released the February 2023 EMUI security patch update for smartphones but it may soon be delivered to the corresponding eligible models.

Why it’s important?

Security patches are important and Huawei releases such upgrades for smartphones to implement high safety measures to guard the data and fight vulnerabilities. Such updates roll out monthly and quarterly sessions.

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What fixed:

Huawei has fixed 2 issues in critical condition, 14 of them fixed in high mode, medium and low level of vulnerabilities are not recorded this time. While there are 23 common vulnerability exposures patched from the last firmware version.

Specifically, it fixes an unauthorized access vulnerability (CVE-2022-48286) in the multi-screen collaboration module, which could have affected the confidentiality of the files that you are sharing over the air.

There are two medium-level vulnerabilities fixed for Bluetooth modules, which could exploit user data. CVE-2022-48295 addresses the fix of authentification of the IHwAntiMalPlugin API, which could let malware attack your Huawei device.

Next comes the Huawei fix for permission management vulnerability in the SystemUI module, which may cause users to receive misleading broadcasts from malicious apps for storage exploitations.

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Below you can check all of the CVE counts and codes mentioned in the February 2023 security bulletin.

Critical:

  • CVE-2022-22088, CVE-2022-41674

High:

  • CVE-2022-20456, CVE-2022-20461, CVE-2022-20489, CVE-2022-20490, CVE-2022-20492, CVE-2022-20493, CVE-2022-20494, CVE-2023-20905, CVE-2023-20913, CVE-2023-20915, CVE-2023-20920, CVE-2023-20921, CVE-2022-33255, CVE-2022-32635

Already included in previous updates:

  • CVE-2022-20504, CVE-2022-20506, CVE-2022-20513, CVE-2022-20515, CVE-2022-20516, CVE-2022-20517, CVE-2022-20518, CVE-2022-20520, CVE-2022-20521, CVE-2022-20525, CVE-2022-20528, CVE-2022-20530, CVE-2022-20537, CVE-2022-20539, CVE-2022-20541, CVE-2022-20544, CVE-2022-20546, CVE-2022-20552, CVE-2022-42535, CVE-2022-42542, CVE-2022-20496, CVE-2022-20566, CVE-2021-39793

February 2023 security patch may take some time to toss over the devices and we’ll keep you posted.

Huawei EMUI February 2023 security patch

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Huawei Nova 7 January 2023 EMUI update is expanding

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Huawei Nova 7

Huawei is expanding the January 2023 security patch for Nova 7 global version that improves the phone’s capability against potential threats. According to the information, Huawei Nova 7 January 2023 EMUI update comes with version 12.0.0.244 and 233 megabytes. This update is rolling out in batches began to rollout early last month.

You can check for the update via Settings or via the My Huawei app. Below you can see the update changelog:

This update improves system security with security patches.

Security:

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  1. Integrates security patches released in January 2023 for improved system security.

Update notes:

  1. This update will not erase your personal data but we recommend that you back up only important data before updating.
  2. If you encounter any issues during the update contact the Huawei customer service hotline.
  3. The update package will be deleted automatically after the update is complete.

Thanks to the tipster – Mohammed for this amazing update.

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Huawei Mate Xs 2 and Nova 9 gets January 2023 EMUI update

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While phone users are waiting for a new major version, Huawei Mate Xs 2 is getting January 2023 EMUI security update alongside the precious Huawei Nova 9 smartphone in the global market.

Despite the fact that EMUI 13 has not made its way to us, Huawei Mate Xs 2 and Nova 9 users can download January 2023 security update with EMUI build version 12.0.1.190 and 12.0.1.271 respectively (via Huaweiportal).

Huawei Mate Xs 2 is an exceptional smartphone and it is a second-generation outward folding device that made its way to the global market. On the other side, it provides a new user experience than the predecessor.

The Nova 9 has a unique design and helped Huawei to recover Nova series sales among global consumers supporting a high-quality camera system. It equips 120Hz refresh rate and Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 4G.

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Interestingly, Huawei Mate Xs 2 and Nova 9 launched with pre-installed EMUI 12 software and there are various features that caught our eye. However, it’s been already an entire year since Huawei rolled out a major upgrade. And EMUI 13 is all we’re waiting for.

For now, Huawei has not informed us about the EMUI 13 release date but these two smartphone owners eagerly waiting for a new announcement. Don’t forget that you can check for the latest firmware via system Settings > tap on System & updates > then move with the Software update to fetch a new upgrade for your Mate Xs 2 and Nova 9.

Below you can check the full changelog for both of these rolllouts.

  • This update improves system security with security patches.

[Security]

  • January 2023 security patches integrated for better system security.

Update notes:

  • With this update, your personal data will not be deleted, but it is recommended to backup all important data before updating. If you encounter any problems during the update, please call Huawei customer service support line or visit one of the Huawei service centers for assistance. This update package will be deleted automatically after the update is complete.

Huawei Mate Xs 2 January 2023 update

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