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Honor 20, 20 Pro, V20 and Magic 2 receiving first Magic UI 4 beta (EMUI 11)



Earlier, Huawei has begun recruitment of 8 Huawei and Honor device for the EMUI 11/Magic UI 4 beta testing program. The recruitment of these devices started from November 9 to November 18 in China.

After completion of recruitment, now Honor has begun to roll out the first Magic UI 4 beta version for Honor 20, 20 Pro, V20, and Magic 2 devices. As per details, the new changelog brings new features like smart multi-window, subtle effect, super notepad, and more.

Read more: Stable EMUI 11 rolling out for Huawei Nova 7, Nova 6 Series and MatePad 10.8

Honor 20, 20 Pro, V20, and Magic 2 grabbing version, which is upgraded from Currently, these versions are available for users, who are registered for Magic UI 4 closed beta testing.

Recently, Honor has also released the stable Magic UI 4 version stable version for the Honor 30 and V30 series. The Honor 30 and V30 series is the first series, which received the Magic UI 4 stable version. Know more

Honor V20

Honor V20


Smart Always-On-Display (AOD)

  • EMUI 11 refines the user experience and brings vivid, dynamic visual elements for the Always-On-Display. Now, AOD allows users to customize your screen and showcase your personal style by adding text and images to your lock screen. (only for Magic 2 devices)

Smart Multi-Window: 

  • 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 animation

  • 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

Subtle effect:

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

Super Notepad:

  • 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.

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.

Hide Display Message:

  • When screencasting in mobile mode, enable the message do not disturb function, which allows the phone’s incoming calls and message banner notifications to be displayed only on the phone interface, which protects the privacy and ensures the continuity of screencasting.


  1.  This update is currently rolling out in China.
  2. The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  3. The update will not erase any data.

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Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

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.