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Huawei’s older Android phones will continue getting software and security updates





The Huawei P30.


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Huawei has confirmed its older phones will continue getting security and software updates after its Google license expired this month. In response to a Huawei Nova 5T consumer on Twitter, Huawei stated “there is no such thing as a influence on present gadgets.”

“We’ll proceed to share safety and software program updates to our gadgets, as we all the time have,” Huawei tweeted Monday.

Huawei was blacklisted by the US in Might 2019 when it was added to the US’ “entity list” (PDF). Trump on the similar time signed an executive order essentially banning the company in mild of nationwide safety considerations that Huawei had close ties with the Chinese government. Huawei has repeatedly denied that cost.

Whereas Android is open supply and can be utilized by Huawei, the Chinese language tech big is barred from utilizing Google companies just like the Play Retailer.

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Huawei and Honor telephones with Huawei Cellular Providers (HMS) options pre-installed on them will even obtain software program updates, Huawei reportedly stated this week. 

Our customers can keep receiving software updates and services because of the energy of the open-source group and our personal superior R&D capabilities,” Huawei reportedly stated. “For telephones with Google Play put in out-of-the-box, all apps downloaded from Google Play and different Google apps will proceed receiving updates. For telephones that don’t include Google Play, new apps and updates will be managed via the pre-installed Huawei AppGallery.”

Huawei did not instantly reply to a request for remark.






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