Huawei Mate 40 Pro (EMUI 11) gets May 2021 security update globally

Huawei Mate 40 HarmonyOS 2

New software is rolling out for the Huawei Mate 40 devices running EMUI 11 in the global markets bring May 2021 security patch. This makes the device more secure than before by fixing different levels of exploits and as per Huawei’s security bulletin, it includes 3 critical, 10 high, and 4 medium levels of CVEs.

Besides, some sorts of security improvements, there isn’t much that this software update brings. To be noted, this firmware is currently rolling out internationally and the Chinese users are yet to receive it.

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As per the info, this software update for the Mate 40 Pro carries EMUI 11 version upgraded from EMUI upgraded from EMUI in Europe. It comes with an update package of 243MB.

If the update has arrived on your handset, then do take a backup of your important data to prevent data loss. Also, make sure to use a stable data connection to avoid buffering while downloading. Below are the detailed download steps to hep you install the latest software update.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro HarmonyOS 2 update status

Being the topmost flagship phone of Huawei, the Mate 40 Pro was one of the initial device to test the HarmonyOS beta. The company has released several amount of betas to this device since the announcement of HarmonyOS on June 02.

Even the first stable version was released in which the Mate 40 Pro has also featured among the 18 topmost devices. However, the beta and stable updates are currently released in the home country and soon it is expected to expand internationally.

How to check for updates?

Via Settings

  • You can update your device via Settings
  • Then navigate to System & updates >> Software updates >> Check for updates
  • Lastly (If the update appears) then click on Download and install
  • After installation restarts the device to optimize the applications

Via Support app: 

  • This is an alternate method to download the update on Huawei devices through Support app
  • For that go to Service tab >> Update >> Download and install >> and then finally Install


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