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October 2020 security update released for Honor Play 9A users



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Honor Play 9A users getting a new software update that installs the security patch released in October 2020, which improves system security. Initially, Honor Play 9A launched with Magic UI 3.0 and now running on Magic UI 3.1.

Also Read: New Knuckle gesture feature rolling out for Honor Play 4T along with September 2020 security patch

New Version:

Honor Play 9A users grabbing Magic UI 3.1 version updated from


Integrated Android security patches released in October 2020 for improves system security.

October 2020 Security Patch Details:

October 2020 security update install security fixes for different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 21 high levels and 1 medium level of CVEs.

On the other hand, Honor has started the Magic UI 4 beta testing program for its flagship devices and kicked off their respective first, second, third Magic UI 4  beta version and soon release the stable Magic UI 4 version. Read more

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  1. The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  2. The update will not erase any data.


To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop-up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

Alternatively, you can also request software updates through the Support app. To do this, open the Support app, go to the Service tab on the bottom bar, tap on the update, then select Check for updates and then download and install.

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.