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2016′ Huawei Mate 9 is installing May 2021 update with new apps and bug fixes



Huawei Mate 9

One of Huawei’s oldest flagship phones – Huawei Mate 9 is now grabbing a new software update, which comes after more than half a year. This new software update brings new applications and a set of fixes for the system, to improve its performance and user experience.

Huawei Mate 9 May 2021 update comes with a hefty size of 652MB, which makes sense of the package content. It also makes the users excited about the new changes. According to the changelog, the Huawei Mate 9 May 2021 update has EMUI 9.1 version (C432E10R1P8). However, it may vary for different models.

Huawei Mate 9 was launched in 2016, it’s one of the most recognized Huawei flagships. This phone comes with Android 7 based Emotion UI 5.0 and with a number of upgrades, the phone currently runs EMUI 9.1. Unfortunately, these EMUI powered devices aren’t eligible to receive monthly updates any longer but the company is still sending regular security patches to maintain its performance.

However, one thing to note is that both Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro are included in the HarmonyOS upgrade roadmap, which means they may start testing the HarmonyOS operation system this year. This is surely a big improvement if the company has the same plan for the global models of Huawei Mate 9.


What’s New in Huawei Mate 9 May 2021 update:

This new firmware has much to offer for the Mate 9 users in addition to resolving the annoying bug that was reported during calls. It fixes that issue, which could cause unusual noises during calls in some scenarios.

Moreover, it installs new applications to the system including Petal Search, Books, GameCenter, and Browser. It also adds shortcuts to download certain apps such as Petal Maps, Member Center, Link Now, and Celia Keyboard.

Furthermore, it also adds a new Huawei apps folder on the home screen that shows popular apps to keep you up to date. Lastly, the software update includes a new security patch released in May 2021 to optimize the overall security of the devices and enhance the user experience.

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Huawei Mate 9 may 2021 update screenshot

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Before you update:

There are some points you need to check in order to download this update successfully on your Mate 9.

  • This update won’t erase your personal data.
  • We recommend you take a backup of your important data, just in case.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage before updating.
  • Make sure to use a stable connection to download the package.
  • It’s a staged rollout and may take time to reach cover all the devices.



  • Integrated Android security patches were released in May 2021 for improved system security.


  • Resolves an issue where unusual noises may be made during calls in certain situations


  • Adds the Huawei apps folder to the home screen to keep you up to
    the date on popular apps.
  • Adds the following apps: Petal Search, Books, GameCenter, and Browser.
  • Adds quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Petal Maps,
    Member Center, Link Now, and Celia Keyboard. The apps can be
    downloaded by tapping the shortcuts.

How to check for updates:

Via Settings: 

  • Open Settings >> System >> Software updates
  • Then tap on Check for updates and click Download and install

Via Support app:

  • Open Support app >> Service tab >> Update
  • Now tap on Check for updates and then click Download and install

Huawei Mate 9:

Huawei Mate 9 sports a 5.9-inch IPS display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolutions. The company has also launched the Mate 9 Porsche Design, which has a much improved AMOLED display. It is powered by Kirin 960 octa-core SoC and paired with 4GB/6GB RAM options.


The smartphone comes in different storage options including 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB. It packs a 4000mAh battery. The Huawei Mate 9 is equipped with a dual rear camera of 20MP+2MP. While there is an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies.

(source – Huawei blog)

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Installed EMUI 12 in week 22?




emui 12 week 22

EMUI 12 has various new features and the company is continuously expanding its reach by installing its reach via OTA rollout for old devices. Meanwhile, we’ve reached week 22 of the EMUI 12 release and the company has now begun to release budget and mid-range phones such as Huawei Nova Y70 and Nova Y90.

EMUI 12 comes with various new features and capabilities to improve your user experience over EMUI 11 but not all the phones are under the reach of this new EMUI software. So, have you installed EMUI 12 on week 22 of the official rollout on your Huawei device, let us know via the Twitter post below.


EMUI 12:

Since its beginning, Huawei has seeded EMUI 12 on different devices such as Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Mate 30 Pro, and P40 series in the global market. These phones come with high-ranked specs and run the software very easily.

On the other hand, smartphones such as – Huawei P30 and Mate 20 series have also received stable EMUI 12 software updates along with the latest features. Adding to this, Huawei P30 Lite and other budget series devices have also been selected for the EMUI 12 beta software test but we’ve yet to know when the company is planning to give these devices a stable OTA update.

We’ll keep you posted on further remarks, stay connected.

HarmonyOS rollout completed

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Huawei EMUI June 2022 Updates List




huawei emui june 2022

June has arrived and Huawei continuously expanding EMUI 12 for its smartphones in the global market. Meanwhile, the Chinese tech maker is also keeping your Huawei EMUI phone refreshed with new software optimizations in the month of June 2022.

Monthly and quarterly EMUI software update aims to improve the security of Huawei devices. These security updates could consist of security patches, system optimizations, and stability improvements for better user experiences. Once a year, Huawei also sends in major software updates such as EMUI 12, which installs a new range of features.

EMUI 12, comes with a brand new user interface derived from HarmonyOS operating system. The update installs new features such as a control panel and on another side, you will get a new notification center.

So far, Huawei has installed EMUI 12 in all of its top flagship devices in the global market but there are still under testing as we are passing through June.


huawei emui june 2022

It’s expected that the company could begin the rest of the stable rollouts by the end of this month.

How to update:

To update your Huawei smartphone with the latest software update, visit Settings, then System & updates on EMUI 10 and above, or System on EMUI 9.1 and below. Make sure you follow the updates notes carefully to get the best user experience after installation.

Aside from these, we’re here to share with you the latest development and Huawei EMUI rollouts that begin in June 2022.

Huawei EMUI June 2022 Updates:

June 25, 2022:

Huawei Mate 40 Pro is getting a June 2022 security update in Europe, which improves the system security of this Huawei flaghip.


June 24, 2022:

Huawei Nova 8i could now download May 2022 EMUI security patch in the global market that comes with software version

June 23, 2022:

June 2022 security update is rolling out for Huawei P40 Lite smartphone running EMUI 12 software system.

June 22, 2022:

Huawei Nova 5T users in Europe are getting May 2022 security patch to improve their system security.

June 21, 2022:

Huawei Mate 20 series getting May 2022 security update in the global market. Read more.


June 20, 2022:

Huawei P30 series is getting May 2022 security update in the global market, which is expanding among consumers. Read more.

June 18, 2022:

June 2022 EMUI security update is now rolling out for Huawei P40 devices with EMUI version and a package size of 278megbytes.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro is receiving June 2022 security EMUI patch for the devices.

Huawei P Smart S is receiving April 2022 security update with EMUI build version for improved system security.


Huawei P Smart 2021 is installing a new software update with May 2022 security patch tagged with EMUI version Read more.

Huawei P50 Pro is receiving new search, network, and system improvements with EMUI version and 1.02GB of package size.

June 15, 2022:

Huawei P50 Pocket is getting EMUI which adds a number of new camera features along with a package size of 1.06GB. Read more about the features here.


June 14, 2022:

Huawei Nova 5T users in the global market are getting June 2022 security update, while the phone is running EMUI 12 software along with new features.

June 11, 2022:

Huawei P30 and P30 Pro smartphones in the UK are getting May 2022 security patch for these two flagship devices that run EMUI 12 software.


Huawei Mate 20 Pro with EMUI 12 is getting May 2022 security patch that improves system security to provide you an extra edge against security threats.

June 8, 2022:

Huawei Mate 30 Pro has started collecting the May 2022 EMUI 12 update in Europe with version

Huawei P40 Lite is receiving a software update that comes with an EMUI update package size of 257 megabytes and rings May 2022 security patch.


June 7, 2022:

Huawei Nova 8i is one of the finest smartphones for the consumer and this phone is now getting May 2022 EMUI 11 security patch.

June 6, 2022:

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 is receiving a new software update with Super Device Feature. Read more.


June 4, 2022:

Huawei Nova 7i May 2022 security update released in the global market that comes with EMUI version Make sure that you download this update via the Setting or My Huawei app.

June 3, 2022:

Huawei Enjoy 10e is getting EMUI 10.1 version and the company is sending this update gradually to the consumers. According to the information, the update is released in China


June 2, 2022:

Huawei Nova 7 5G is receiving May 2022 security patch with EMUI 12 version and the company is sending this updated package in 200MB size.

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro June 2022 EMUI update expanding in Europe



Huawei Mate 40 Pro June 2022 update

Just a few days ago, Huawei started rolling out the June 2022 security update for the Mate 40 Pro smartphone. Now, the Chinese manufacturer is expanding the same update for more corresponding device consumers residing in Europe.

The latest June 2022 security update is arriving on the EMUI version (C432E2R4P4). Alongside, it brings a software package that has a size of 263 Megabytes. Users can catch this update by leaning toward the update section in phone settings.

Just enter the Settings menu, and select the System & Updates option. Further, tap on the Software Updates > Check for Updates. Follow the on-screen prompts and install the new firmware.

June 2022 EMUI Update Changelog

On exploring the changelog, we find that the update is divided into two parts. The first part integrates the latest June 2022 security patch that increases the system security. Meanwhile, the other part works on improving the overall stability of the device.


Thus, the firmware will make the core mechanism more coherent and effective for the users. On the flip side, users will also notice some minor changes and optimizations after installing the new update.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro June 2022 update

Have you installed EMUI 12?

Huawei has rolled out the EMUI 12 interface to several of its smartphones and tablet. The new EMUI version offers many thoughtful features that bring ease and comfort to the fingertips of the users. Making the user interface more attractive to strengthen the privacy of the device, EMUI 12 delivers a range of new attributes that were missing to date.

Editor’s Choice: Huawei EMUI 12 vs HarmonyOS: Control Panel feature

Huawei Mate 40 Pro Specs

The Mystic Silver colorways smartphone features an OLED display of 6.76-inches. Besides, it equips the high-tech Kirin 9000 chip and a 4400mAh battery that reflects a fast charging of 66W. Further, the device captures three shooters in a circular bump on the backend. A 50MP primary cam, a 12MP periscope telephoto sensor, and a 20MP ultrawide camera.


Huawei Mate 40 Pro June 2022 update

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