EMUI 10 brings a lot of new features including the Magazine Style UI, Morandi Color system, Golden icon design, new privacy features, and the new Dark Mode.
While enabled, the Dark Mode applies a bold contrast between the text and the foreground and adds a dark background for optimal readability. This also helps to prevent eye fatigue.
However, not all Huawei and Honor phones are eligible to receive the EMUI 10 and the users who didn’t receive this major upgrade, asked for at least to receive the Dark mode. We don’t know Huawei is listening to them or not but we’re for sure.
That’s why we brought this tutorial that will help users on EMUI 5.X, 8.X, and 9.X platforms to activate dark mode on any Huawei or Honor phone without upgrading to EMUI 10.
- Peafowl Theme Maker app
Peafowl Thememaker is one of the best customization app available to customize the EMUI system. The app comes loaded with a bunch of customization options for Icon, System Color, Wallpapers, Addons, and other UI elements.
This apps allows users to enable UI customizations at the highest level and also supports the latest EMUI 10.
Summary of this Tutorial:
- Install the Peafowl App
- Create and customize a Dark theme
- Apply Theme
How to enable Dark Mode on EMUI 5, 8, 9:
1 Download the Peafowl Theme Maker:
2 Create the Dark Theme:
- Start the App > Setting (Bottom bar) > tap ‘FORCE UPDATE ASSETS‘.
- Select ‘Icon‘ tab (Bottom Bar)
- Select ‘Icon Pack‘
- Drag the slider to change the shape of the icon.
- Optional: Select ‘Colors‘ > ‘Pick‘ (Top) > Edit color schemes
- Click Done to create the theme.
- After creating a Theme you click on the “Apply it” pop message or Go to Thems App > select ‘Me‘ > tap Themes
- Select the Peafowl Theme.
- Apply it.
Check the examples below:
How to customize battery percentage in EMUI 12
The battery percentage is a unique feature that allows you to view the phone’s battery level and Huawei EMUI 12 further strengthens its use cases. Speaking of which, here’s a lesson on how to customize the battery percentage on EMUI 12 software on the status bar.
There are three options to chose from, whether you chose to not show it, or show it next to battery icon or show it inside the icon. Below you can check, how to enable percentage feature and customize it on EMUI 12.
Open the Settings menu, navigate for the Battery features. Now, head towards ‘Battery percentage’ and tap on the following options:
- Do not show
- Next to battery icon
- Inside battery icon
Huawei shows how to take accurate Moon Mode on Mate 50 series
Huawei has unveiled the Mate 50 series in front of users and now it’s time to explore this device in every aspect. To begin with, the company has tested and shared tips on how to use the ultimate moon mode on the Huawei Mate 50 series.
The Chinese manufacturer has published a post on his official Weibo channel. Celebrating the Chinese Mid-Autumn festive, Huawei come up with the reflection of clicking full moon pictures with the dynamic Mate 50 using the moon mode.
At the same time, the company thought of bringing this mesmerizing experience to its users. Hence, it shared soothing pictures of the full moon scenario on the Weibo platform. Further, it mentioned how even you can have such amazing clicks.
So let’s jump on these quick tips and understand the new and enhanced grade of photography!
Huawei Moon Mode
Before moving on to the tips, let’s understand this attractive and intelligent feature. Yes, intelligent, as it smartly recognizes more than 1300 scenarios around you. Besides, it works on improvising the details of the image so that you can take better photos.
Since the moon mode mechanism is based on AI machine learning technologies, the camera of the device identifies the surroundings as well as the subject in a better way. As a result, it flashes more focus and exposure to amplify the details. For instance, shapes, colors, highlights, shadows, and more.
The Moon Mode particularly enriches the close-up takes without requiring any additional equipment. And now this feature has taken a more advanced avatar with the Mate 50 series.
Few easy steps for taking Pro-Like pictures of the moon
Firstly, prepare yourself and wipe the lens with alcohol, cotton, or glass cloth. Ahead, use the bracket to fix the phone and prevent the handshake. Now open the camera of your device and turn on the AI photographer feature.
As soon as you will point the camera at the moon, the phone will recognize the subject and will enable the moon mode. You can extend the focal length until you grab a clear and bright image of the phone.
Aside, you can also use the professional mode by modifying the focal length (can extend up to 50 times), sensitivity, shutter, and other functionalities.
As for the shooting skills, you can take the help of Voice-activated photography, or Screen Composition. These tools will help in preventing the phone from shaking. However, you need to feed the identifying words in Settings before using them.
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Huawei Tip: How to enable/disable navigation gestures
With the bundles of settings and features, we generally forget to manage the system navigation gesture in our Huawei phone. Not only with the purpose of the design but it gives us easy commands on your phone.
Huawei provides special touch screen events including pinch, double-tap, scroll, long press, and flinch. By applying them you will easily return to the previous screen, back-to-home screen recent tasks, and more with a simple touch respectively. The aim of these gestures is to maximize on-screen reachability.
What are Huawei system navigation gestures:
The system navigation let you operate the phone with gestures rather than buttons, this builds an immersive experience to handle your smartphone. The gesture navigation patterns proliferate on handheld devices.
If you are unaware of such a feature in your Huawei phone, then here can check some easy guides to use system navigation gestures.
Below you can check the guide to navigate system gestures:
- Step 1: Open the Settings app on your phone
- Step 2: Click on System & updates
- Step 3: Search for System navigation
- Step 4: Make sure that Gestures is selected
After applying the System navigation gesture on your phone, here the question arises that how it works:
- For the return to the previous screen: Swipe in from the left or right edges to return to the previous screen
- For back to the home screen: Swipe up from the bottom to go to the home screen
- Recent tasks: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold to view recent task
- Close an app: When viewing recent tasks, swipe on an app preview to close the app
- Switch between apps: Alide across the bottom edge of the screen to switch between apps.
- Before using this gesture, touch Settings on the System navigation screen, and ensure that Slide across the bottom to switch app is enables
- Swipe across the bottom of the screen in an arc to switch between apps