Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5i Pro, and Nova 5z get May 2021 security patch update

Huawei recently unveiled HarmonyOS for smartphones as a replacement for Android OS. The company has been testing the newly made OS on its eligible smartphones in several phases. Recently, the company announced second phase of HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta for a total of 11 devices. While Huawei is busy sending HarmonyOS beta builds, it has not stopped sending monthly security patches.

EMUI - Huawei Nova 5 May 2021 security update

Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5i Pro, and Nova 5z are the company’s latest phones to receive May 2021 security update. Notably, Nova 5 series is also eligible for HarmonyOS which will be released in the fourth quarter of this year, as per the company’s rollout plan. 

The May 2021 security update for Nova 5, Nova 5i Pro, and Nova 5z bumps the software version from EMUI to EMUI The security patch fixes 3 critical, 10 high, and 4 medium levels of CVE’s to improve the system security. 

If you own any of the phones and have not received the May 2021 security update yet, then manually update your phone using any of the methods mentioned below.

How to download the latest update

Via Settings App

  • Open Settings app
  • Go to System & updates -> Software update 
  • Then, click on Check for updates
  • Download and install the update.

Via Support App

  • Open Support app
  • Go to the Services tab
  • Click Update
  • Then, click on Check for updates
  • Download and install the update.


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