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

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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 11.0.0.115 version, which is upgraded from 10.1.0.170. Currently, these versions are available for users, who are registered for Magic UI 4 closed beta testing.

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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

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CHANGELOG:

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.

NOTE:

  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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HOW TO UPDATE:

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

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February 2022 security update released for Honor Play 9A

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Honor Play 9A February 2022 update

Honor Play 9A smartphone began collecting a new security update released in February 2022 for better system security. As it brings fixes for several common vulnerabilities found in the latest software system to protect the device against threats.

According to the information, Honor Play 9A February 2022 update laned on the ground with Magic UI 3.1 version 3.1.0.194 updated from 3.1.0.192. However, we don’t exactly update size but it is expected to be regular.

Adapting models:

  • Honor Play 9A MOA-AL00
  • Honor Play 9A MOA-AL20
  • Honor Play 9A MOA-TL00

So, Honor Play 9A users don’t miss this update because it carries very important security improvements. However, the update is rolling out in batches and may take some time to reach you. Don’t be panic and have a nice day!

Furthermore, if you don’t want to wait for an OTA update notification, then it’s fine. You can check the update manually and download it by following the updates mentioned below.

Honor Play 9A February 2022 update

How to check for updates:

Simply, turn on your smartphone and go to the settings menu. Then, tap on the system & updates and click on software updates. Afterward, you will see a new page with the option CHECK FOR UPDATES, tap on it and wait for the phone to connect server and get the update for you. From here, tap on the download and install button.

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On the flip side, you can perform the same update task through the My Huawei app. Go to the My Huawei app and visit the update section. Then, follow on-screen instructions to download install the update.

Notes:

Although, this update doesn’t erase your data we recommend you keep a backup of your important and personal data. Keep in mind, the smartphone should be charged 30% or above and have an adequate amount of storage in the phone.

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Honor Magic UI 6.0 launched based on Android 12

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On January 10, Honor has launched the new version of the Magic UI software system, Magic UI 6.0 based on the latest Android 12. At the press conference, Honor CEO, Zhao Ming has presented a “continuous dream” of Magic UI 6.0.

Honor Magic UI 6.0 is designed with aim of bringing a new experience better than other OS. While maintaining the advantages of the Magic Live Smart Engine and other advantages. The Magic UI 6.0 comes with multi-device intelligent collaboration, focusing on smart life, collaborative office, and much more.

According to the official information, Honor Magic UI 6.0 upgrades Magic Live + Basic OS and Magic Live + cross-device OS three-dimensional knowledge experience under the real-time online perception, comprehension, and learning capabilities of Magic Live Intelligence Engine. “In the future, Honor’s Magic UI will take a different growth path from all existing brands.”

Honor also showed a signal comparison between the Magic 3.0 and the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max, which is generally stronger and more power-efficient than the iPhone 13. As compared to Magic UI 5.0, the Magic UI 6.0 also improved the average frame rate of games, improved application retention rates, and even extended the Magic 3’s battery life by 20 minutes.

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Furthermore, Honor Magic UI 6.0 is unleashed with the blessing of the Magic Live intelligent engine that can sense the geolocation through all-weather in boarding, subway, express delivery, elevator, and other scenarios. It matches the relationship between people’s location and time accounts, as well as provides relevant data partners to provide accurate intelligent services.

The Magic can actively provide smart services with a live visual experience. In the case of business travel, Yoyo suggests that flight information will be displayed in time, voice prompts boarding, and the boarding pass can be opened with a key. Based on industry-leading multi-level geofencing technology, Magic Live is 6 times more accurate than traditional sensing technology, 500 times more accurate in real-time, and reduces power consumption by up to 95%.

Magic Live will also actively learn and receive visual rules and recommendation rules based on user habits so that YOYO suggestions can become your unique smart assistant. Subway view, one-click swipe code, view of the house, and pickup signal.

 

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In addition, Honor also launched the Honor Connect interconnection protocol, which can achieve 10ms low latency, 1.2GBps high data throughput, and a 20% anti-packet loss rate. Glory supports sharing and collaboration mode functions and supports compatibility with OLA protocol and METAR protocol.

Magic Live:

With Basic OS, Magic Live can customize Smart Folders according to personal habits, and intelligently recommend app combinations on the go, for office meetings, entertainment, and leisure. Magic Live provides personalized optimization strategies for different scenarios: Link Turbo X integrates network distributed computing technology to improve communication stalls in weak signal environments.

GPU Turbo X is equipped with AI real-time scene prediction and scheduling to improve the average frame rate. the device maintains “quiet” while playing; OS Turbo X Smart Memory technology, application survival increased by 20%, battery life equivalent time increased by 5% magic live black technology wisdom blessings.

Honor is a strategic partner of Microsoft’s Your Phone function in China, the Magic Live cross-device experience has also been upgraded. In addition to the new Honor Connect interconnection protocol, Honor Sharing supports seamless interconnection transfer between mobile phones, tablets, and PCs, as well as high-speed reciprocal transfers between Windows PCs.

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Cross-device collaboration supports keyboard and mouse sharing and screen expansion. The protocol is open for shelves and standard adaptations have been deeply incorporated to support more ecological devices.

Apart from this, Honor has also launched a brand new Honor Smart Desktop YOYO recommends cross-device reminders to continuously remind the schedule through various interactions such as card capsules, headset voices, and watch messages.

Magic UI 6.0 provides several service cards recommended by YOYO, creating a variety of themed desktops, and changing styles as you wish. New large folders function, directly click storage app, efficient and one-touch. Human factors engineering interactive effects, a mirror to the end. In other respects, Magic UI 6.0 also announced that it will continue to protect user privacy and security in all aspects and at all times.

Availability:

The smartphone that will update first over Magic UI 6.0 in first-quarter belongs to the Magic 3 series. While the Honor 50 series will do so in the second quarter of the year. In the third quarter, Honor mobiles such as the V40, 50SE, X30, X20, or V7 will be updated.

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December 2021 update rolling out for Honor 50 smartphone (Magic UI 4.2)

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Honor 50 running on Magic UI 4.2 (Android 11) has begun receiving the December 2021 software update that brings optimizations for various system features and security. As per the information, this latest update comes with Magic UI version 4.2.0.190 and a software package size of 277MB.

The Honor 50 December 2021 update log reveals that it optimizes the camera performance and system stability for a smoother user experience. In addition to this, it also installs the security patch released in December 2021 for better system security.

However, the changes that arrived with this firmware update are worth of installation package size. So, we suggest Honor 50 smartphone users maintain at least 300MB of free storage on their device to download the latest software update package.

So, what are the fixes with December 2021 Magic UI security patch?

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Well, Honor December 2021 Magic UI security patch fixes 2 critical and 11 moderate levels of CVE found in the latest software system and enhances the overall device security.

Special thanks to the tipster: Tamil G

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Full changelog:

  • Camera: Optimizes the camera performance in some scenarios.
  • System: System stability tweaks for a smoother experience.
  • Security: Installs December 2021 security patch for improved system security

Update Instruction:

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on System & updates
  • Tap Software update
  • Tap Check for Updates
  • Download and Install
  • Install and restart your device

Honor 50:

Honor 50 smartphone launched on June 17, 2021, and sports a 6.57-inch display with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor and comes with 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, and a 4300mAh battery with fast charging support.

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In terms of software, this smartphone comes pre-installed with Magic UI 4.2 based on Android 11. On the rear side, it has a 108 MP+8MP+2MP+2MP quad-camera system and the front side has a 32MP selfie shooter.

The Connectivity options on the Honor 50 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth v5.20, and USB Type-C. Sensors on the phone include an in-display fingerprint sensor.

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