January 2021 update released for Huawei P20 Lite via new update

Back in March 2018, Huawei released P20 Lite based on Android 8.0 version of EMUI 8.0. This smartphone is equipped with a 5.84-inch display with a resolution of 1080x2280p, a Kirin 659 processor, a 16MP dual main camera and a selfie camera.

After the release, Huawei launched two major software upgrade versions EMUI 9.0 and 9.1 for P20 Lite users, bringing a new user interface and improved features. At the same time, this device does not meet the conditions for obtaining EMUI 10 and higher updates.

At the beginning of this month, the company is rolling out a December 2020 security patch for P20 Lite, which improves system security and fixes different levels of exploits and problems.

Now, Huawei has started to roll out another software update for the P20 Lite smartphone in the same month. This update mainly installs the security patch released in January 2021, which can enhance the security of the device against threats.

Updated Software Version:

  • Build-
  • Size- 218GB

Updated Changelog:

Security: Integrates Android security patches released in January 2021 for improved system security.

January 2021 Security Patch Details: Installs security fixes for different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 4 critical, 1 medium, and 25 high levels of CVEs.


  • Currently, this update rolling out in Europe.
  • The update is rolling out in batches, so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • The update will not erase any data.
  • Keep enough storage on your device.

How to update:

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System 
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device


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