Huawei’s May 2021 security update has reached Huawei Nova 5T users and it brings new security improvements which resolve 13 hidden privacy-related issues that were recorded in the last security patch.
This update involves May 2021 security patch that can be identified with the EMUI 11 version 18.104.22.168. And it has an update size of around 198MB. The changelog does not show any other details or added new features apart from the security improvements.
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Before installing the update, make sure that you have a minimum of 50% battery backup on your device and enough space. Also, a strong mobile data connection to download. Check out the further download steps mentioned below.
The May 2021 security patch for Huawei devices fixes different levels of exploits and issues including 3 critical, 10 high, and 4 medium levels of CVE for improved system security. Additionally, it resolves 13 hidden privacy issues found in the last update.
How to check for update?
Download via Settings:
Open Settings then click on System & updates. After opening a Software update, tap on Check for updates option. If the update is available to download then click Download and install. And after installation Reboot the device.
Download via Support app:
Open the Support app on your device and then go to the Service tab. Click on the Update button and then tap on Check for update option. If the update is available then click on Download and install. After installation Reboot the device.
HarmonyOS 2.0 for Huawei Nova 5T:
Huawei has recently announced the first HarmonyOS 2.0 stable update for its 18 devices including the Mate 40, P40, Mate 30, Mate X, and MatePad Pro devices. Also, the HarmonyOS 2.0 rollout is still to be started in the global market.
The Huawei Nova 5T is also listed to receive the HarmonyOS 2.0 upgrade, while the time of the rollout may vary and users might have to wait for a bit. But wait, as Huawei is speeding up the process of HM OS rollout, so the Nova 5T users can also expect this upgrade to arrive soon.