It’s December month, Huawei has started rolling their new security patch for Huawei Nova along with other devices. Yes, We are speaking about the December 2018 Security for Huawei Nova [CAN-L12]. With this update, Huawei has fixed other regular bugs and improved performance. The firmware is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
The update is rolling via OTA for users around the globe. If you have not received the update, then check for the OTA update manually or you can upgrade to new patch build manually using the download link with guide link given below. Well, the new update carries almost 250mb in size for fixing the
How to Update December 2018 Security for Huawei Nova
If you have received the December 2018 Security for Huawei Nova, then we recommend you to upgrade your device to the latest security patch to keep safe from security vulnerabilities, malware, and virus.
To check the update:
Settings –> System –> System Update –> Check for Updates.
Before proceeding to download, Huawei Nova must have enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also to install this update, make sure you have enough storage on your device to complete the installation process. We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it. Before following this, take a complete data backup to avoid any problem in case things go wrong. After following the procedure mentioned above, you can now start downloading the update on Huawei Nova (CAN-L12). As this update is an incremental update, it wouCAN’t take a lot of time to download and install.
If you have rooted or installed any mods or recovery, then you may not be able to install the update. So in order to upgrade your phone to the latest version. First, you need to either unroot or you can install the update manually.
Official Firmware Details :
- Device: Huawei Nova
- Model No: CAN-L12
- Android OS: 8.0 Oreo
- EMUI Version: 8.0
- Status: Official
- Type: Full firmware image
- Size : 1.7 GB
- Integrates Google security patches released in December 2018 for improved system security.
- Download Update.zip
- Download Data File update_full_CAN-L01_il_openmarket.zip
Steps to Install Firmware on Huawei Nova
Before following the below guide on how to install firmware on Huawei Nova, you need to follow certain requirements. Download the required files before flashing the firmware on your phone.
GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any internal/external damages to the device that may happen while/after following this guide.
- This ROM is supported only for Huawei Nova with variant CAN.
- You need to Activate the Developer Option and Enable USB Debugging.
- Download the Huawei USB Drivers.
- Take a complete backup before flashing the firmware on your phone. Here is some backup method which you can follow.
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- Make sure you have enough battery to run the upgrade process. It is recommended that the power of the battery is more than 30%.
Still not able to update? then you can flash the latest update using this guide: Download Firmware for Huawei Devices with Huawei Firmware Finder
We have also shared useful extraction trick to Extract and Install the Update.app file from Huawei Firmware package.