[January OTA in UK] Huawei P30/P30 Pro December security update goes live with fix for no sound during call bug

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on December 30, 2019) follows:

The phones from Huawei P-series are very popular, especially among camera lovers. Besides software optimizations, they always come up with a great set of camera sensors to enhance the user experience.

In 2019, the Chinese OEM brought in the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro besides a ‘Light’ variant. Both the regular models packed in some hefty specs along with brilliant cameras.

For specs buff, they feature Huawei’s own Kirin 980 processor, offer 6/8 GB of RAM. The P30 packs in a 3,650 mAh battery while P30 Pro houses a 4,200 mAh battery.

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In the camera department, P30 has a 40 MP+8 MP+16 MP rear camera setup, while the P30 Pro has a 40 MP+8 MP+20 MP setup. Interestingly, the 8 MP sensor in the P30 Pro is a periscopic lens while in P30 it is a normal telephoto lens.

Cut to now, in a recent development, both the devices have been served with the December 2019 security updates. Notably, the new updates also tag along with few apps and system security fixes.

To recall, both the devices bagged the November patchset (10.0.0.173) along with similar minor fixes. Talking about the update, it arrives with version number 10.0.0.178. Below is the official changelog along with the screenshot of the update prompt:

Change log:
This update fixes issues where no sound would be available during calls and the screen would display erratically for incoming calls in certain situations.

[Call]
– Fixes an issue where no sound would be available during calls in certain situations.
– Fixes an issue where the screen would display erratically when incoming calls arrived in certain situations.

[Apps]
– Fixes an issue with the dropzone for incoming calls when playing games in landscape mode in certain situations.

[Security]
– Integrates Android security patches released in December 2019 for improved system security.

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In fact, those users who are still running EMUI 9.1 are getting this new build as EMUI 10 which arrives with the version number 10.0.0.178 and weighs at a massive 4.52 GB in size.

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Notably, the update is being pushed via OTA in batches and will take some time in hitting all the units. However, users can manually check for the update by heading to System>>Software update>>Check for updates.

Users can also use the HiCare approach to force the EMUI 10 OTA, if they are somehow stuck with Android Pie.

Update (February, 17)

In a recent report, the Huawei P30 Pro unlocked variant is being served with the January 2020 security update in the UK as well.

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