Huawei Mate 40 Pro getting a new update with December 2020 security patch and optimizations

Huawei Mate 40 Pro

Huawei Mate 40 Pro is receiving a new update based on EMUI 11. The update brings December 2020 security patch update. It also enhances the calling experience and optimizes UI elements on certain screens. 

The December 2020 security patch fixes 1 critical and 11 high level CVE’s that makes the device more secure. Huawei is not considered among the best OEM for giving regular updates to its smartphones. While other OEMs are releasing February 2021 security patch to their flagships, Huawei is busy sending December 2020 security patch. 

The update is hitting Mate 40 Pro devices with firmware version and weighs just over 700MB in size. Currently, it is rolling out in Europe and will expand to other regions soon. 

Device: Huawei Mate 40 Pro


EMUI: 11

Region: Europe



  • Enhances the calling experience in certain situations


  • Optimizes elements of the user interface on certain screens


  • Integrates the Android security patch released in December 2020.


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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