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EMUI 11 Changelog



This saga was started at HDC 2020 when Huawei unveiled the latest software update, EMUI 11. On the same day, the Chinese tech giant also began the beta testing for the users of Huawei P40 and Mate 30 users in China.

As we proceed forward, Huawei enrolled other important devices such as P30 and Mate 20 in the list of testing models. Last December the company concluded EMUI 11 beta testing in China for most of the users and rolled out stable EMUI 11.

In the same month, Huawei kick off the rollout of EMUI 11 for the Huawei P40 and Mate 30 flagship in the global market and published a timeline to distribute the latest EMUI version for different Huawei phones in different markets.

Everyone seems excited about the EMUI 11, why? because it comes with a new number of new features and improvements over its predecessor in terms of user experiences, security, and transparency.


Some of the notable features include the new smart always-on display, multi-window mode, smoother animation, subtle effects, new ringtones, better MeeTime calling, a better Notepad app, and more. Still, the changelog has a lot to mention, therefore, we’ve decided to put the complete EMUI 11 changelog on the board below.

Note: Some of these features are only available for some specific Huawei models.

EMUI 11 Changelog:

This update introduces new EMUI 11 features, which provide a rich array of possibilities for you to stay connected in all scenarios, a richer and more integrated cross-device experience.

This update introduces EMUI 11, providing a rich array of possibilities for you to stay connected in all scenarios. This new system version carries forward Huawei’s All Scenario design concept and provides a richer and more integrated cross-device experience.


Based on the idea of “Technology for people”, EMUI 11 brings a more artistic interface design, friendlier interactions, and a more innovative and convenient cross-device connection experience for people to perform better at work and in life.

Technology for people:

Smart Always-On-Display (AOD)

EMUI 11 refines the user experience and brings vivid, dynamic visual elements for the AOD, allowing you to customize and showcase your personal style by adding text and images that will appear when your screen is off.

Artistic Themes:


Adds the Starry Night theme, featuring vivid color painting. (You can apply this theme in the Themes app.)


Multi-Window allows you to open apps in a floating window for multitasking. You can relocate the floating window to the desired location or minimize it to a floating bubble for easier access later.

Smoother animations


The brand new, intuitive animations throughout EMUI 11 create a smoother, more unified, and visually pleasing user experience when touching items or sliding on the screen.

Long-take animations will be displayed when you are switching between albums in Gallery or Between year and month views in a calendar, for smoother visual effects.

Subtle effects

Whether you’re toggling switches on or off, subtle effects have been enhanced throughout the OS for greater visual satisfaction.


Rhythmic ringtones

System vibration has been upgraded, and incoming calls and alarms now have their own custom vibration patterns. The combination of stereo sounds and coordinated vibrations bring you a more immersive experience.

Seamless connections:


Besides HD voice and video calls, MeeTime also you to send encrypted messages and animated emojis, skip forward and backward when playing voice messages, and send groups of images in one go.


Multi-screen Collaboration

This is a special feature that enables your devices to work together to achieve their full potential. You can mirror your phone to your laptop’s screen to improve your productivity with up to three windows readily available. (This feature requires a Huawei laptop installed with version 11.0 or later of PC manager.)


It allows you to scan documents. You can also quickly identify and extract text from images, edit the text, export it in multiple file formats, and share it.


AI Subtitles

AI Subtitles support converting audio to text for songs, videos, or speech picked up by your microphone even when the sound volume is turned off, as well as translating English content into Chinese in real-time. (Available only for Chinese users).


On the discover tab in Gallery, you can create video stories by applying preset templates with special effects and background music.


The video editing features are optimized providing you with more instructions on how to use the timeline and edit options.

System translation

Translate screen allows you to touch and hold the text on a foreign language web page with one finger, or on a picture with two fingers, to have the text translated. You can also adjust the area of the screen to be translated.

Lasting smoothness


A new standard for system animations has been introduced, improving app launch speed and the smoothness of general operations.

Privacy and security:

Blurred app previews:

On the recent tasks screen, previews of apps protected by TrustSpace or App Lock are automatically blurred or locked and hidden to protect your private data.

Undisturbed screen protection:


When you project your phone in Do Not Disturb mode onto your Huawei laptop, messages and incoming calls are displayed only on your phone screen, both protecting your privacy and ensuring the continuity of screen projection.

Notepad Privacy:

Allows you to lock notes in Notepad.

Photo sharing privacy:


Allows you to remove the shooting location, time, and device information from photos before sharing them.

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EMUI 12 for Huawei P Smart 2019 expanding further



Huawei P smart 2019 EMUI 12

Huawei P Smart 2019 is one of the models whose names indicate the year of manufacture and the consumers still adore the smartphone after four years, thanks to Huawei’s attention to detail and regular software updates. In the meantime, Huawei is extending the EMUI 12 version to more Huawei P Smart 2019 users.

Your smartphone will run faster and be operable with only one tap after updating over the EMUI 12 update. Along with features that give you a better user experience, you also notice a number of new enhancements.

However, Huawei P Smart 2019 users can identify this update through the EMUI (C316E3R1P1) build version. Just grab this EMUI update as soon as it reaches you to boost the working of your smartphone.

Moving to the changelog description for the EMUI 12:


The Huawei P Smart 2019 will redesign with a new notification panel and control panel that allows you to swipe down from the top left of the screen to access the notification, and swipe down from the top right of the screen to access the control panel to use the shortcut.

Huawei P smart 2019 EMUI 12

Alongside, the Multi Window allows you to exchange messages in a floating window while viewing videos or playing games, making it simple to multitask. To display the multi-window dock, swipe in from the left or right side of the screen and hold the screen.

The EMUI 12 for the Huawei P Smart 2019 let it supports more flexible font customization where you can adjust font size and width with a slider. Not only this, the Neuromorphic theme, Smart folders, Huawei Share, and the Mee time features are also intended to give you a better user experience.

This EMUI 12 feature will let you add the Mee time app that allows making HD voice and videos over WiFi or a data network. Alongside this, it also supports screen sharing during video calls, allowing you to tag and share key information in video chats.



To learn more about the changelog (Click here)

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EMUI 12 UK: Roadmap and Rollout dates



Huawei rolling out EMUI 12 in the global market and UK consumers to get this major software upgrade. Huawei phone users in the UK are downloading this new EMUI version with energy and excitement. The eligible device owners also share their experiences with this new EMUI software. As usual, most of the users liked the software others don’t.

Huawei is sending this update to add new features for eligible smartphones and tablets. Talking about the features, EMUI 12 will get you a new control panel, improved animation effects, better software performance, and timely execution of apps. There are also some new subtle improvements made to the internal system of the update that brings you better enhancements over its predecessor.

If you are wondering, which devices are eligible to get EMUI 12 in the UK, then we brought you the entire list of the models along with their designated OTA update rollout dates. Check the list below.

emui 12 uk


  • Huawei Mate Xs: Completed (End of January 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro: Completed (Middle of January 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Completed (Middle of January 2022)
  • Huawei P40: Completed (Middle of January 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Pro: Completed (Middle of January 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Pro+: Completed (Middle of January 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Lite: Completed (Middle January 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Lite 5G: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 X Completed (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei P30: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei P30 Pro:  Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20: Pushing in batches ( End of March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 X 5G Pushing in batches (Early April 2022)
  • Huawei Nova 5T: Pushing in batches (Early April 2022)
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EMUI 12 Roadmap for Middle East [September 2022]



EMUI 12 Middle East

Huawei is rolling out stable EMUI 12 software updates for its smartphone devices, which are capable to pursue the latest EMUI version. According to the information, the company is trying to cover all possible devices under the umbrella of EMUI 12 including the Middle East region.

In this segment, Huawei has revealed the EMUI 12 official roadmap for the Middle East region that brings us information regarding the eligible devices, rollout start date, and current status of devices.

EMUI 12 August 2022 Middle East rollout progress.

In January, Huawei began the rollout of stable EMUI 12 for flagship devices followed by prominent smartphones. So far, Huawei has upgraded Mate Xs, P40 Pro+, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 30 Pro, Nova 7, P40 lite 5G, P40, Mate 20 X 5G, nova 7, and Mate 20 X.


Meanwhile, the company is still pushing EMUI 12 for P40 Pro, Mate 30 Pro 5G, Nova 7i, P40 Lite, P30, Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 Rs Porche Design, P30 Pro, and Nova 5T smartphones along with P30 Lite, P40 Lite models and more.

Speaking about EMUI 12, this EMUI software version is fully inspired by HarmonyOS 2.0 system. It brings a fresh user interface, new animation effects, Device+ to connect multiple devices at the same time, Huawei Share for fast file transfer, and much more.

Below, you can check the complete EMUI 12 schedule for the Middle East along with device eligibility and rollout time.

Updated on September 24, 2022:


EMUI 12 Roadmap for the Middle East:

  • Huawei Mate Xs: Completed (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Pro+: Completed (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro: Completed (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Completed (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei Nova 7 SE/P40 Lite 5G: Completed (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 X (5G): Completed (Early April 2022)
  • Huawei Nova 7: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 X: Completed (End of May 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Pro: Pushing in batches (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G: Pushing in batches (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei Nova 7i/Huawei P40 Lite: Pushing in batches (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei P30: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei P30 Pro: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei Nova 5T: Pushing in batches (Early April 2022)
  • Huawei P30 Lite: pushing in batches
  • Huawei P20: Pushing in batches
  • Huawei P20 Pro: Pushing in batches
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro: Pushing in batches
  • Huawei Mate 10: Pushing in batches

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