HarmonyOS 2 beta with August 2021 patch rolling out for Huawei Mate 10 and P20

The first triple camera smartphone – Huawei P20 Pro along with the most versatile smartphone series of Huawei – Mate 10 lineup is still performing well and receiving new software updates.

However, Huawei P20 and Mate 10 series is currently under HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta testing in China and the company keeps sending new test builds to seed as many features and fix system bugs.

Still, the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta testing for these two old flagships remained under the ‘closed beta’ phase. Therefore, the company keeps sending new test builds to seed as many features and fix system bugs.

In the latest development, the P20 and Mate 10 devices with HarmonyOS getting a new software update that brings the August 2021 security patch. This is one of the major improvements under the beta testing phase.


The August 2021 security update is now making its way for the Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Design, P20, P20 Pro, and Mate RS Porsche Design.

Last month, Huawei started the rollout of HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta for the above-mentioned models and their public beta is scheduled to come somewhere in mid-September.

HarmonyOS Version details:

These phones are eligible to upgrade over the latest HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta version upgrading from The software is rolling out gradually in the Chinese market.

Huawei P20 and Mate 10 Global Variants:

3 weeks ago, Huawei began to push a new EMUI software update for the Huawei P20 and Mate 10 global users. More interesting, these phones received new applications, as well as new security patches released in May 2021.

However, Huawei has not spilled a word on the global availability of the HarmonyOS 2.0 or for these smartphones. The company may also roll out EMUI 12 as the next goal for the global market.

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