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4 years old Huawei P9 still getting security update, latest version brings July security and smart charge

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Launched in 2016, Huawei P9 is the first Huawei smartphone co-engineered with the globally iconic brand, Leica Camera AG. The phone is also first to include a dual-rear camera setup.

This phone sports an all-metal body design and a 5.2-inch full HD LCD display, powered by Kirin 955 processor and comes pre-installed with EMUI 4 (Android 6). Currently, it runs EMUI 8.0 (Android 8), and surprisingly Huawei is still upgrading this 4-year-old flagship with the latest security patch and a new smart feature.

According to the information, Huawei now rolling out a new software update for Huawei P9, which brings Android security patches released in July 2020 as well as the smart charging feature.

Back in July, the Huawei P10 series (2017), begin receiving new smart features including the Huawei Assistant, Smart Charge, and new security for the global users. The same update also rolled out for the Huawei Mate 9 Series.

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Huawei P9 update changelog, version, and upgrade instruction below.

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Huawei P9 Update ChangeLog:

Battery: Adds the Smart Charge mode, reducing battery aging by adapting to your charging routine through AI learning and preventing the battery from being continuously charged when full. (This feature is enabled by default.)

Smart Battery Capacity feature: reducing battery aging by intelligently adjusting the battery capacity according to the battery status. Go to Settings > Battery > More battery settings and enable Smart Battery Capacity to try it out.

Security: Integrates Android security patches released in July 2020 for improved system security.

SOFTWARE VERSION:

Huawei P9 receiving the latest features with EMUI 8.0 version 8.0.0.558 (C00) and an update size of 606MB.

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Global version:

Currently, we don’t have not confirmed the global rollout of this update.

Note:

  • The rollout is currently confirmed for the Chinese variants.

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HOW TO UPDATE HUAWEI P9:

Via Support:

  • Support app
  • Services Tab
  • Update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Via Settings:

  • Settings
  • System
  • Software update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Huawei P9 July 2020 Security Update

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Huawei P30 Pro (EMUI 12) getting May 2022 update

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Wow! Huawei is sending a May 2022 security update for the Huawei P30 Pro smartphone in the global market. The phone users now run EMUI 12 software that has been recently installed on the devices.

The Huawei P30 Pro May 2022 update improves system security and optimizes your phone’s user experience. Therefore, it’s recommended for you install this software update as soon as it appears on your device.

It’s quite good to see that Huawei is sending the latest security patch for such an important flagship. So, we could expect more optimizations coming toward Huawei P30 Pro in the future.

The latest Huawei P30 Pro in the global market comes with EMUI 12 version – 12.0.0.134 and 225 megabytes of package size. The software update could be downloaded via the Settings menu and on the other way, you can download it through the My Huawei app.

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Installed EMUI 12?

If you haven’t already, we suggest you install EMUI 12 on your Huawei P30 and P30 Pro smartphone. Since, there is a various new functionality that will increase your user experience featuring the new control panel, brand new animations, and better performance as compared to EMUI 11.

Ringtone patch:

To recall, Huawei has previously released a new software patch for Huawei P30 devices that contains fixes for issues where the ringtone settings for incoming calls would not take effect in certain scenarios.

HarmonyOS:

In the Chinese market, Huawei has updated P30 devices with the latest HarmonyOS security patch.

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Huawei P30 Pro:

Huawei P30 Pro equips a 6.47-inch display with an OLED panel and FHD+ resolution (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution. The phone is water, splash, and dust resistant to safeguard your device in different conditions.

The P30 Pro is powered by Kirin 980 processor with octa-core architecture – 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.6GHz+ 2
x Cortex-A76 Based 1.92GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.8GHz as well as dual NPUs for fastest AI processing.

Don’t forget that the Huawei P30 Pro boasts a Leica quad-camera including 40 MP (Wide Angle Lens, f/1.6 aperture, OIS) + 20 MP (Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 aperture) + 8 MP (Telephoto, f/3.4 aperture, OIS) and Time-of-Flight(TOF) Camera. There’s a 32MP camera on the front to take high-quality selfies in various scenarios.

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Want to see EMUI 13?

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EMUI 12 is under expansion for various Huawei devices and we’re continuously asking Huawei phone consumers to showcase whether they’ve installed EMUI 12 on their devices. However, we’ve also initiated a discussion on the next version of EMUI – EMUI 13, which is not been confirmed officially at the moment.

Although Huawei does have the option to shift its smartphone to HarmonyOS, it could possibly be sticking with EMUI software. Therefore, another EMUI version cold drop by the end of this year, if not at Huawei Developer Conference 2022.

There are no specific inputs available regarding the features or the availability of this software but Huawei is likely to increase the performance of this inner functionality. In addition to EMUI 13, we could see similar improvements on the upcoming HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system for smartphones and other devices.

Still, a major change that we’re expecting is the adaptation of the new Android version, if not using HarmonyOS as the base software.

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EMUI 12 is the current most advanced version of the EMUI series that comes with new additions such as Control Panel, Notification Panel, new animations, user interface, and performance enhancements. With this version, Huawei will take you closer to HarmonyOS operating system because of the changes that have been made and adapted for the EMUI 12.

So, do you want to see EMUI 13 launch? Let us know via the poll linked below.

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Week 18: Got your Huawei EMUI 12?

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EMUI 12 is a fantastic new way to get organized and rule in the world of Huawei. The company has brought in this EMUI version with brand new features that increase your user experience. Talking about EMUI 12, in week 18 Huawei, has installed this software update on various devices.

So far, Huawei has installed EMUI 12 on flagship models including – Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Mate 30 Pro, and P40 series as well as other important models such as P30 and Mate 20 series.

This brings up the phone users to get the latest software features via the EMUI 12 software update that enhances the user experiences with a variety of additions.

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To be mentioned, there are various intriguing ways to interact with EMUI 12 on your Huawei smartphone but you will surely notice the changes once you get EMUI 12 loaded on your device.

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To download EMUI 12 on your Huawei device tap on Settings > from here and select System & updates. Now after, navigate towards the Software update section, press, Software updates, then tap on the on-screen option to get the latest software update.

Alternatively, you can request the EMUI 12 software via the My Huawei app and install it on your Huawei phone.

Don’t forget that the company is rolling out this software update in batches and you’ll get it sooner or later so don’t forget to keep on checking the software via the update section.

So, have you installed EMUI 12 on your Huawei smartphone on week 18 of the stable rollout? Let us know via the poll below.

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