May 08, 2019: EMUI 126.96.36.199 is now available for Nova 3 users in China. The update doesn’t improve to a newer security patch, but it optimizes the video call experience using WeChat and the screen sensitivity when viewing long images in WeChat.
You must be using the previous B184 in order to receive the latest OTA update.
April 03, 2019: The Chinese variant of the Nova 3 has a new software update as EMUI 188.8.131.52 rolling out. The update brings the latest security patch for April 2019 alongside the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements.
In order to receive the OTA to the latest build, you must be using the most immediate version 184.108.40.206, which came with January 2019 security patches.
Original article below:
For the latest software update news for the Huawei Nova 3, this page has got your back. Whether it’s info on the latest firmware version available or what update to expect in the near future, you have come to the right place.
The Nova 3 is available in multiple markets across the globe, which is why we’ve given them a dedicated page to cover all minor and major official software updates as well as any interesting unofficial updates from the ever-active Android development community.
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Update: Honor India has opened the EMUI 9.0 beta program for users of the Nova 3 in the country. The company says all you need is to send them your contact and they’ll send you a beta build of Android 9 Pie.
Calling out all Huawei Nova 3 users! Now is your chance to get your hands on EMUI 9 based on Android 9.0 OS before the rest! Just message us your contact details and get ready to become a Huawei BETA Tester!
To join Huawei India Community- https://t.co/TMvErJ5yA8 pic.twitter.com/P2XgaBVRsc
— Huawei India (@HuaweiIndia) December 13, 2018
Nova 3 update timeline
|07 May 2019||220.127.116.11 | Android 9||Optimizes the video call experience using WeChat and the screen sensitivity when viewing long images in WeChat|
|03 Apr 2019||18.104.22.168 | Android 9||April 2019 security patch|
|15 Jan 2019||22.214.171.124 | Android 9||January 2019 security patch, Adds Bone ID feature for unlocking the device, making payments, as well as controlling FlyPods Pro headsets using voice commands, fixes screen playback issues where it would occasionally turn black during multitasking, and installs AI-based features like AI Smart Scheduling for a superior gaming experience|
|17 Dec 2018||126.96.36.199 | Android 9||Installs stable Android 9 Pie update and December 2018 security patch|
|01 Nov 2018||
188.8.131.52 | Android 9
|Installs first EMUI 9.0 beta based on Android 9 Pie in China|
|PAR-TL20||17 Oct 2018||184.108.40.206(C318CUSTC318D1) | Android 8.1||October 2018 security update and added Super-night mode feature|
|PAR-LX9||15 Oct 2018||220.127.116.11(C69CUSTC69D1) | Android 8.1||October 2018 security update|
|PAR-LX9||20 Sep 2018||18.104.22.168(C69CUSTC69D2) | Android 8.1||September 2018 security update|
|PAR-L21B||17 Sep 2018||22.214.171.124(C10CUSTC10D1) | Android 8.1||September 2018 security update|
|PAR-LX1||07 Sep 2018||126.96.36.199(C432CUSTC432D1) | Android 8.1||Fixes an issue where a Wi-Fi scanning prompt repeatedly popped up in certain scenarios|
|PAR-LX1||06 Sep 2018||188.8.131.52(C10CUSTC10D1patch01) | Android 8.1||Fixes an issue where a Wi-Fi scanning prompt repeatedly popped up in certain scenarios|
|PAR-LX9||02 Sep 2018||184.108.40.206(C69CUSTC69D5) | Android 8.1||Fixes the problem of frequent pop-up Wi-Fi scanning related prompts|
|PAR-LX1||06 Aug 2018||220.127.116.11(C432CUSTC432D1) | Android 8.1||Fixes an issue where a Wi-Fi scanning prompt repeatedly popped up in certain scenarios|
|PAR-L21||26 July 2018||18.104.22.168(C432) | Android 8.1||July 2018 security update|
Nova 3 Android 9 Pie update
- Pie released on December 17, 2018 in China
- Honor India brings EMUI 9.0 beta to India
Huawei started rolling out the stable Android 9 Pie update to the Nova 3 in China on December 17, 2018. If you live in India, though, the wait for the stable update to Pie on your Nova 3 is still on, but a beta version is available.