At the start of the year, Huawei is still releasing December 2020 security patch to most of its devices and as per the latest information (Via – Huawei Central), Huawei has released a new update for the P40 series users in Europe. It brings the latest December 2020 security update along with new a feature and optimizations.
The latest update brings the new fast file transfer feature to transfer the large files with high speed although the changelog does not mention this feature but as per the info, it comes along with this update.
The flash file transfer feature is currently available for smartphones running EMUI 11 in China. However, the Chinese phone maker has started to expand this update to other regions as well. This new feature allows users to share files at the speed of 305Mbps and up to the size of 400GB files can be shared.
Apart from the latest security improvement and the new file transfer feature, this update does not bring any other changes for the devices. Also, it is rolling out in batches so it may take some time to reach your device.
Huawei P40 users can identify this latest update on their smartphones carrying the EMUI 11 version 188.8.131.52 along with the update size of 531MB. You can download this latest firmware on your smartphones via the download steps mentioned below.
Here’s how to update:
Download via Settings:
- Go to settings
- Click on System & updates
- Then open software updates
- Tap on the check for updates option
- Then download and install the update, if available
- After installation, reboot the device
Download via Support app:
- Open support app on your device
- Go to the service tab
- Click on the update button
- then tap on Check for update option
- Click on download if the update is available
- After the download, reboot the device for installation
New version: EMUI 11 version 184.108.40.206 rolling out with an update size of 531MB.
Security: Integrates security patches released in December 2020 for improved system security.
According to the December 2020 security patch bulletin, the December security update fixes 1 critical and 11 high levels of CVE’s for improved system security.