A new software update is now seeding for the latest Huawei P10 Plus. This upgrade is making its way over-the-air for variants VKY-L29 and VKY-L09. It brings the March 2019 security patch for Huawei P10 Plus along with performance and stability improvements. The software is based on Android 8.0 Oreo.
Like the usual, this update will be rolled out for users via OTA update. Since this update is subjected to a large audience, some users might not get this update in due time. Thankfully, there an option for a manual update which we will discuss down below.
How to Check Software Update on Huawei P10 Plus
This is an incremental rollout that will reach the users gradually all over the globe. So, if you have the patience you can wait for it to knock in automatically. Otherwise, go to device Settings –> System –> System Update –> Check for Updates —> Download Updates Manually. This will now search for the latest software update and if you see it’s available, then to download it, use a Wi-Fi connection. Of course, the software OTA file size is of 368 MB, so downloading via Wi-Fi will save your carrier data charges. Also, make sure to have ample battery charge of 50% or more before installing the OTA.
- Device Name: Huawei P10 Plus
- Model: VKY-L29 and VKY-L09
- Security Patch Level: 01.03.2019
- Android OS: 8.0 Oreo
- EMUI Version: 8.0
- Size : 1.7 GB
- Type: Full firmware image
- Status: Official
- Integrates Google security patches released in March 2019 for improved system security. For more information on the security of Huawei EMUI system updates, please visit the official Huawei website: https://consumer.Huawei.com/en/support/bulletin/2019/3/.
Download March 2019 Security Patch for Huawei P10 Plus
- VKY-L29C635B379 (22.214.171.1249)
- VKY-L09C109B325 (126.96.36.1995)
- VKY-L29C432B386 (188.8.131.526)
- VKY-L09C432B386 (184.108.40.2066)
- VKY-L09C02B391 (220.127.116.111)
Steps to Install Firmware on Huawei P10 Plus
Before following the below guide on how to install March 2019 Security Patch for Huawei P10 Plus, you need to follow certain requirements. Download the required files before flashing the firmware on your phone.
- Supported Device: Huawei P10 Plus [VKY-L29 and VKY-L09]
- What you need: You need to Activate the Developer Option and Enable USB Debugging.
- Required Drivers: Download Huawei USB Drivers.
- Backup before upgrading: Take a complete backup before flashing the firmware on your phone. Here is some backup method which you can follow.
- Charge before upgrading: 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.