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New updates released for Honor X10, Play 3 and Play 3e [Magic UI and EMUI]



Honor Play 3

After a bunch of Huawei devices, it’s time for some Honor phones to get their security updated. According to the latest info, the Honor X10 and Honor Play devices have begun receiving June 2021 security updates.

It’s just a usual security patch and brings some sorts of security improvements and not much of the changes have been found in teh changelog. You can check the adapting models along with their version numbers below.

Adapting models & Software versions:

  • Honor X10 – Magic UI 3.1 version upgraded from version
  • Honor Play 3 – EMUI 9.1 version upgraded from version
  • Honor Play 3e – EMUI 9.1 version upgraded from version

Huawei June 2021 update

To be mentioned, this update is rolling out in batches and it may take time to reach each and every device. The changelog of the update also does not have much to show besides the security improvements.

Things to remember before update

  • Maintain enough battery and storage on the devices.
  • Use a stable connection for downloading the update package.
  • Your data won’t be erased, while we recommend you to take a backup, just in case.
  • Make sure that your device is not root.

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HarmonyOS 2.0 for Honor devices

Keeping its promise, Huawei is upgrading the eligible Honor devices to the latest HarmonyOS 2.0 software. Following the beta activity, many of the Honor devices have even received the stable version.

However, the new HM OS is currently limited in the Chinese market, While the users outside China are eagerly waiting for this new software to arrive. Looking at the impressive speed of rollout, the company may soon release this software globally.


How to check for updates?

Via Settings:

You can check for new updates from Settings >> System & Updates. Then navigate to Software update and select Check for updates. If found any updates then, click on Download and install.

Via Support app:

To check for new updates from the Support app, open the application >> Service tab. Then tap on the Update button, then select Check for updates. Then finally tap on Download and install.


Note: After the installation is complete, restart the device

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.


Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G is receiving December 2021 HarmonyOS security update




Huawei Nova 7

Huawei is rolling out a new software update for the Nova 7 Pro 5G smartphone in China that comes with December 2021 HarmonyOS security patch to improve system security powered to optimize and protect your device against the latest security threats.

According to the changelog, Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G December 2021 HarmonyOS security update comes with HarmonyOS 2.0 version upgrading from HarmonyOS This software update is rolling out for the following Nova 7 Pro 5G models.

Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G adapted models:

  • Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G – JER-AN10
  • Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G – JER-AN20
  • Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G – JER-TN10
  • Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G – JER-TN20

Huawei Nova 7 5G

Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G changelog:


  • Optimize the compatibility of Bluetooth and some headsets


  • Optimize the compatibility of Huawei printing with some third-party applications.
  • Optimize the system stability of some scenarios.
  • Optimize the user experience of smart multi-windows.


  • Incorporate security in December 2021. Patches to enhance the security of mobile phone systems.

Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G December 2021 update

How to download:

  • 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
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Huawei P40 Lite 5G gets October 2021 security, EMUI 12 beta about to start



Huawei P40 Lite October update

Huawei P40 Lite 5G smartphone has started collecting the October 2021 EMUI security update that improves the system. Alongside this, this firmware update also added the quick download shortcuts for some popular apps.

Also, October 2021 update for Huawei P40 Lite 5G brings the GameCenter app and quick download shortcuts apps including for Books, Petal Maps, and Celia Keyboard. After installation of this update, users can easily download the mentioned apps directly by touching the shortcut icon.

The October 2021 EMUI security patch fixes 1 critical, 27  high levels, and 2 medium-level CVE as well as it also resolves 56 hidden privacy issues found in the previous EMUI version.

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Special thanks to the tipster: Stefan Alexandru

EMUI 12 for Huawei P40 Lite 5G:

Huawei finally launched the EMUI 12 for the global consumer and also started the EMUI 12 beta for its front line smartphones that belong to P40, Mate 40, and Mate 30 series. The Huawei P40 Lite 5G is also capable to installs the latest EMUI 12, which is very identical to HarmonyOS OS.

However, the EMUI 12 eligible device list doesn’t contain this Huawei P40 Lite 5G smartphone. But, according to our information, EMUI 12 beta for this phone is about to start.

Huawei P40 Lite October update

Points to remember:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • EMUI version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.

How to update:

There are two ways that you can download this latest software update, both of these areas the following:


  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap Software update
  4. Tap Check for Updates
  5. Download and Install
  6. Install

After the installation and restart, we recommend you let the system optimize the new application so your device can run smoothly on further commands.


You can also request this update via the Support app with the following instructions.

  1. Open the My Huawei app
  2. Tap on Update
  3. Download and Install
  4. Install
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Honor Pad 5 series receiving October 2021 security update



Honor Pad 5 October update

Huawei is sending a new firmware update for Honor Pad 5 series devices that install October 2021 security patch for improved system security. Additionally, this update also brings fixes for alarm clock vibration, feedback assistant application, and optimizes the overall system stability.

As per the report, Honor Pad 5 lineup October 2021 update comes with the latest HarmonyOS 2 version in China. The Honor Tab 5 users with the model listed below can upgrade over this new build with base version

Honor Pad 5 adapting models:

  • Honor Pad 5 8 inches (JDN2-AL50HN)
  • Honor Pad 5 8 inches (JDN2-AL00HN)
  • Honor Pad 5 8 inches (JDN2-W09HN)
  • Honor Pad 5 10.1 inches (AGS2-W09HN)
  • Honor Pad 5 10.1 inches (AGS2-AL00HN)

Honor Pad 5 October update

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New Software update details:

New Version:

  • Honor Pad 5 is getting HarmonyOS version upgraded from


  • Alarm: Fix the problem that the alarm clock vibration setting does not take effect
  • App: Delete the original preset feedback assistant application
  • System: Optimize the system stability in some scenarios
  • Security: Incorporate the October 2021 security patch for enhanced system security


  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.


To manually download this update via mobile 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, restart the device.

Alternatively, you can download it via My Huawei App – open My Huawei app on your device > 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.

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