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EMUI 12 Changelog for Huawei P Smart 2019, Smart+, Smart Z, Smart Pro and Y9 Prime 2019



EMUI 12 changelog huawei

EMUI 12 carnival continues to expand and Huawei is sending this update for as many devices as possible. However, no one is happier than the smartphone owners of – Huawei P Smart 2019, P Smart+, Smart Z, P Smart Pro, and Y9 Prime 2019 to get a changelog loaded with EMUI 12 features.

According to the information, these phones are available in different markets and regions. The most important aspect of these devices includes their launch dates, which are now 3-4 years old. Also, all of these phones are drawn below mid-range prices, which makes the EMUI 12 upgrade even more crucial.

Hence, we can surely say that the EMUI 12 for the Huawei P Smart series and the Y9 Prime 2019 targets directly the user experience. How? Some of these models run only EMUI 10 and have not been upgraded with further major EMUI versions.

On the other hand, EMUI 12 comes with lots of new features and a new user interface that looks way better than its predecessor. Therefore, the EMUI 12 changelog and its installation for Huawei P Smart 2019, P Smart+, Smart Z, P Smart Pro, and Y9 Prime 2019 will surely bring some happy faces.

A few things to know:

EMUI 12 for the above-mentioned devices is rolling out in batches, expanding gradually among the consumers. Hence, the update will pop up on your smartphone once it reaches to your country.

Before you proceed to get this update, make sure to get a backup of important data. The upgrade makes take some time, therefore, you will have to wait until the installation completes. Next, make sure you have sufficient storage space to store EMUI 12 OTA download package.

EMUI 12 changelog huawei

Check the changelog below.

This update introduces EMUI 12, providing you with an intuitive interface, a multi-device section in the Control Pane, and various useful functions.

Innovative interaction


  • Supports more flexible font customization where you can adjust font size and width with a slider.

[Neuromorphic Theme]

  • Applies the concept of neuromorphism to UI elements. It uses simple colors, tones, shadows, and highlights to achieve a more realistic effect.

[Smart Folders]

  • Supports pressing and holding app folders on the home screen to enlarge them and make it easier to access the apps inside.

[Notification Panel and Control Panel]

  • Allows you to swipe down from the top left of the screen to access the notification panel to view notifications, and swipe down from the top right of the screen to access the control panel to use shortcuts.
  • Adds an audio control panel to the panel to make it easier to switch between different audio devices and apps.

[Multi Window]

  • Allows you to easily multitask in split screen mode and send messages in a floating window while watching videos or gaming. Swipe in from the left or right edge of the screen and hold the screen to display the multi-window dock. Press and hold an app icon in the Dock and drag it to the side of the screen to share the screen. Alternatively, tap an app icon to view it in a floating window. You can later minimize the floating window to a floating bubble for easier access later.

Smart Life in All Scenarios

[Huawei Share]

  • Improves Huawei Share transfer speed for faster file sharing between Huawei phones, tablets, and laptops.


  • Adds the MeeTime app that allows you to make HD voice and video calls over WiFi or a data network. Adds support for screen sharing during video calls, allowing you to tag and share key information in video chats. Note: MeeTime is only available in certain countries and regions:


  • In the Discover tab in Gallery, you can create video stories using preinstalled templates, special effects, and background music. The video editing features have been streamlined and provide further instructions on how to use the timeline and editing options.

Update Notes:

  • This update will not delete your personal information. However, it is recommended to back up important data before updating.
  • Some third-party apps that are not compatible with EMUI 12 may not work properly after updating. It is recommended to update these apps to the latest version in the app store.
  • If you encounter problems during the update, call Huawei customer hotline or visit a Huawei customer service center.
  • The home screen layout may be changed slightly.
  • The system version can be rolled back to the official version EMUI 10 in HiSuite. If you roll back the system version, all your personal data will be deleted. Therefore, back up your data beforehand.
  • The update package will be automatically deleted after the update is complete.
  • For more functions, see Tips.
  • After the update, the Wi-Fi Calling feature will be disabled for certain SIM cards by default. If needed, you can turn it on manually in Settings > Cellular network > Cellular data.

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.