With the launch of P30 and P30 Pro flagships, Huawei announced its latest EMUI version 9.1 that comes with latest and greatest Android features but not only that, EMUI also brings some of the new features powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) that we’ll be going to discuss today.
Here’s the official list of devices that will get the EMUI 9.1 update [Updated]
Last month the company has announced 49 previously released models to be upgraded with EMUI 9.1, that’ll bring the three new AI features that you need to know about and described below.
HUAWEI Vlog has new features and effects that are perfect tools for easy editing and you can share with one-click. The Highlight videos are automatically edited with dramatic filters and give you the option to apply special speed effects and unique background music. Your cherished videos can be transformed into a personal cinematic masterpiece.
To use this feature:
Open Gallery > From the Highlights tab, tap the Highlights album you want to view or edit. This will allow you to do the following:
Play or edit Highlights: Touch to play the video. During playback, touch the video to select a preset template at the bottom of the screen. To customize even more, like changing the background music or filters, touch edit icon at the top of the screen. Tap on the save icon and tap to export. Now you can share what you’ve created with your friends or family.
You can find the Exported Highlights clips are saved under Gallery > Albums > Videos.
One-click Google Assistant:
Whenever you need to use the virtual assistant to carry out tasks, look up facts or need an answer to a simple question, just press and hold the power button and the Google Assistant will launch in a second.
To enable Google Assistant:
Open Settings > go to Smart assistance > Shortcuts & gestures > Google Assistant, then enable Wake with Power button. Now when the phone is locked, press and hold the Power button for 1 second to wake up Google Assistant.
When you need a quick measurement tool for simple DIY projects, just open the AR Measure App. You can accurately measure length, total area and volume with the HUAWEI TOF Camera. By utilizing the Face Recognition technology, you can now measure the height of a person with just a simple task of scanning from toe-to-head.
Although AR Measure app is currently supported by P30 Pro and Honor V20 users because of their ToF sensor, However Huawei may rollout this feature to other featured phones as well.
How to check for updates on EMUI 12 installed Huawei phone? [Hands on]
Huawei’s most recent custom OS skin – EMUI 12 is rolling out in the global market through OTA medium. As of now, Huawei has updated most of the eligible smartphones to EMUI 12 software version, which provides a far better experience than EMUI 11 and the previous version.
In the global market, Huawei EMUI 12 vibes are widely spreading out, and users are really satisfied as well as enjoying the brand new user experience. More interestingly, the latest software is fully inspired by HarmonyOS operating system.
After installation of EMUI 12 on your Huawei phone, do you know how to check for the latest updates? Well, there are two ways to check for updates, which are mentioned below:
- Through Settings
- Through My Huawei app
To be mentioned, below you can check the how-to check for updates steps along with the important notes. For better understanding, we have recorded a live video that shows the check for updates process on EMUI 12 installed phone.
Here is the live video of check for updates on Huawei EMUI 12 smartphone:
Steps to check for updates:
Open the settings menu on your Huawei EMUI 12 phone and tap on system & updates. Now, tap on software update followed by CHECK FOR UPDATES. Afterward, the phone starts connecting to the server and gets the latest update for you. Hit download and install.
Through My Huawei app:
Go to the My Huawei app on your phone and visit the support section. From here, you will see an update icon, tap on it. It will redirect you to the update page, now tap on the CHECK FOR UPDATES option followed by download and install.
- Make sure that your net connection won’t be lost while checking for updates.
- My Huawei app must be on the latest version.
- Keep checking the update section to get an update ASAP.
How to update Huawei smartphone via My Huawei app [Video]
Software update rollout is a kind of maintenance of any smart device as well as an essential part. It can boost the overall performance of the system and enrich the user experience.
The software update includes new features, security patches, system patches, system improvements, and optimizations. So, the installation of the latest software update is mandatory for any smart device for improved security and better performance.
So, do you have Huawei smartphones? If yes, do know how to update your phone using the My Huawei app? Well, we have found that most of the Huawei smartphone users update their respective devices through the Settings menu or directly from the OTA notification.
One thing worth mentioning, Huawei smartphone owners can also get the latest software update through My Huawei by just following the simple steps, which are mentioned below in the article.
For better understanding, we have also recorded a live demonstration video of how to update your Huawei smartphone via My Huawei. Check the video now!
To update via My Huawei, go to the My Huawei app on your smartphone and make sure that it is running on the latest app version. Now, open the app and tap on the support section followed by the updates icon. From here, you will be redirected to the update page.
Afterward, tap on the CHECK FOR UPDATES option and let the phone fetch the latest update for you. Once the update appeared on your screen, hit the download and install option.
Before you proceed with the update, make sure that your smartphone has a sufficient amount of storage and the battery should be 30% or more. Also, don’t forget to make a backup copy of your important data to prevent data loss and use stable WiFi or data connection to download the package.
How to exit from EMUI 12 beta [Full Guide]
Huawei has finally begun the beta testing for the next major software version, EMUI 12 in the global market. At present, the EMUI 12 beta is open for top flagships including Mate 40, P40, and Mate 30 series smartphones. So, if you are EMUI 12 eligible device owner, you should participate in the software testing program. This beta project allows you to explore the new OS and its feature ahead of stable rollout.
Meanwhile, some users may be worried or thinking about what happened if they don’t like the changes made with EMUI 12 over the existing EMUI 11. Also, you may be unsatisfied with the latest beta rollout.
So, here we’re to show you, how to exit EMUI 12 beta program and get back to your EMUI 11 version with the simple steps mentioned below in the article.
Since the launch of HarmonyOS 2.0, every Huawei user’s eager eye is on this new OS because of its offers. But, currently, it is limited to the Chinese market due to some reasons. On the other hand, global users are still awaited to install HM OS on their devices.
In the meantime, Huawei announced the EMUI 12 inspired by HarmonyOS for global consumers, which gives almost similar experiences to that. Early this month, the Chinese tech maker started the EMUI 12 beta in major markets such as Germany, France, and more.
How to exit EMUI 12 beta:
- Start Beta App
- Sign up with Huawei ID
- Select “Me”
- Tap on “Join Project”
- Tap on “Available Project”
- Select the project that you have already joined (EMUI 12 Beta)
- Select unsubscribe or sign out option
Note: After you have sent the application to leave, Huawei will process your application within 48 hours. Afterward, you will no longer receive beta notifications.
After you unsubscribe from the project, you can downgrade to the previous version of EMUI via HiSuite.
EMUI 12 Features:
EMUI 12 comes with an enhanced user interface design that reflects the design scheme of the HarmonyOS, new animation, adjust the size and weight of font using the slider, new control panel, notification center, and more.