Huawei Consumer Business Group today announced the availability of EMUI 9.0 for its Mate 10 and P20 smartphone series.
The EMUI 9.0 is Huawei’s custom Android P-based operating system (OS) developed to “Enable a Quality Life” with improved performance and new features that will enable an enhanced and intuitive user experience to customers.
The EMUI 9.0 update is now available for HONOR View10, HONOR 10 and HONOR Play. If you want to check for the update manually, you can check for it by going into Settings > Systems > Software update.
Highlights of EMUI 9.0
· Natural and immersive
With people spending more time in the digital world, EMUI 9.0 provides a simplified design inspired by nature. The design applies scenes of nature in everything from color selections to default caller portraits. Combining imagery of hillside reflections, ice, and rocks, EMUI 9.0 delivers a truly immersive visual experience that is also easy on the eyes. Users can also immerse themselves in another layer of natural experience with ambient natural sounds like birds chirping and flowing water in ringtones and alarm alerts.
Seamless gesture navigation
The new EMUI 9.0 update supports a brand new mode of navigation – gestures. Instead of tapping buttons, users can intuitively control their device with simple swipes. With apps running faster and navigation simplified, every interaction is a breeze on EMUI 9.0. Huawei designed EMUI 9.0 to be the most ergonomic EMUI yet.
· Enriching user experiences with AI
HiVision: With HiVision, users can easily query the Internet for more information about objects of interest by simply pointing the camera towards it. HiVision recognizes landmarks from 15 countries as well as over 10 million famous artworks. It also recognizes a great range of food items and can provide a calorie estimate for users who are conscious of their calorie intake.
HiTouch: Enabled by pressing and holding two fingers on an image, HiTouch lets users easily query online retailers and eCommerce platforms and shop for items. The feature can recognize more than 120 million items from more than 200 eCommerce platforms and the official online stores of nearly 100 brands.
· Enhanced Productivity via Improved Easy Projection
With the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, Huawei brought Easy Projection to consumers, enabling them to conveniently connect their devices with an external display for increasing productivity. For EMUI 9.0, Huawei evolved the feature with a wireless upgrade. Users running EMUI 9.0 now have access to One-Click Projection, and Highlight and Capture on Big Screen, which let users to easily add highlights to and capture content projected on larger screens such as a TV.
In addition to Wireless Easy Projection, EMUI 9.0 supports a wide breadth of productivity features, including:
· HUAWEI Share: In addition to transferring files between Huawei mobile and Huawei PC, users can now use HUAWEI Share to send files to a Bluetooth-enabled printer4;
· Backup: EMUI 9.0 supports new ways for users to backup their important files. Besides HUAWEI Cloud, users may now store their backup on an SD Card, USB drive or a NAS (Network Attached Storage);
· WPS with HiAI: The WPS productivity suite leverages HiAI capabilities to enhance its features. EMUI 9.0 automatically adjusts the alignment of documents and can convert images and hardcopies into editable digital copies.
New system apps and improvements rolling out for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro [Global]
Huawei is now rolling out a new software update for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro smartphone in the global market with new apps. The company is sending this software update with a firmware version EMUI 22.214.171.124, the OTA package size is 1.26GB.
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro global update consists of new system apps including quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter, Member Center, Link Now, and Celia Keyboard.
According to Huaweiblog, the latest Huawei Mate 30 Pro update consists of system stability for improved user experience. Aside from these improvements, the Mate 30 Pro doesn’t reflect any additions in the changelog.
To be mentioned, the software update is currently at the initial stage and will expand to more devices in the coming days or weeks.
Huawei Mate 30 Pro New Apps Update changelog:
Improves system stability in certain scenarios.
Adds the Huawei apps folder to the home screen to keep you up to date on popular apps.
Adds quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter, Member Center, Link Now, and Celia Keyboard.
The apps can be downloaded by tapping the shortcuts. (Note: If the setting for Auto-update of apps in AppGallery is set to On or Wi-Fi only, app updates will be downloaded and installed automatically when the network connection is good.)
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The latest Huawei Mate 30 Pro update won’t delete your personal data, yet, an advance backup is recommended before updating the device for the worst-case. Furthermore, ensure enough memory storage, battery backup, and a strong internet connection before installing this update. However, if you still meet any problem during the update can seek help from the Huawei customer service center.
(image source – Huaweiblog)
How to Download the update:
There are two ways for downloading this update- first with a mobile setting and the second with the Support App. I have mentioned both you can download anyone you are more comfortable with.
Download Via Settings:
- Open smartpnoe Settings
- Select System
- Now click on Software update
- Then Check for updates
- If available, click Download and install
- Now you can Restart your device
Download via Support app
- Open Support app on your smartphone
- Go to the Service tab
- Now select Update
- Click on Check for Updates
- If available, then tap Download and install
- Now you can Restart your device
Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm password lock feature beta update rolling out
Later last month, Huawei began to enroll testers for the Watch GT 2 42mm and now, the company has finally begun to send the corresponding new beta update password lock feature for the Watch GT 2 42mm version.
According to the information, the Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm version’s first beta software update with password lock feature comes with a bunch of new features and a firmware version 126.96.36.199 upgrading from 188.8.131.52.
This rollout is currently released in China for 400 users that participated in the beta activity later last September. Thereafter, the selected beta testers can download and install this firmware update enjoy the latest additions before it’s released in public.
The Watch GT 2 42mm version first beta brings a new lock screen password feature, better sports features as well as health optimizations for female consumers.
Huawei Watch GT 42mm update changelog:
Safety: Added lock screen password feature to enhance device security
Sports: Added sunrise and sunset display for outdoor sports. The pace zone can be displayed during running to help you exercise scientifically. It can be linked with the three-party data of Huawei mobile phones and sports equipment.
You can keep the screen always on during exercise, which is convenient for viewing real-time exercise data (opening method: Settings>>Exercise Settings>>Screen always on)
Healthy: Enhanced menstrual cycle function, can manually record the cycle through the watch.
For your information, this update is only available for the beta testers of the corresponding activity initiated in China. Therefore, it’s not confirmed to rollout in the global market.
How to check for updates:
You need to connect the Watch GT 2 Pro to your phone using the Huawei Health app, open the app, touch Devices, touch the device name, choose Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your watch if there are any new updates.
Huawei Watch GT 3 second update:
Today, Huawei has also released the second beta software update for the Watch GT 2 46mm version in China. This mainly focuses to improve the smartwatch in terms of system stability and provide you with faster performance.
Huawei P20 update in China brings new optimizations for call and display
The initiator of camera-centric Huawei smartphones – Huawei P20 receiving new calls and display optimization with the new update in China. It has fixed some basic problems causing the slower performance in the device. However, they will be resolved after installing this update.
The succeeder of the Huawei P10 series has hyped with HarmonyOS in the home ground, giving an extensive users experience. On the other hand, global users are being compensated with regular security patches and timely features. Yet, they are hoping for the HM OS ventures for this smartphone introduced in 2018.
As per the information, Huawei has kicked off the latest HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 version update for the P20 users in China. It’ll shift the previous 10.0.0.188 version to the latest 220.127.116.11 after installing the new system improvements. However, the company has pushed this update in a staged manner, so no worries if hasn’t reached your device.
As for now, users can check the full update log for this Huawei phone-
- Call: Fix the problem of screen brightness delay during incoming calls in some scenes
- Bluetooth: Fix the problem of abnormal Bluetooth connected devices in some scenes
- Display: Optimize unlock animation Optimize the display effect of part of the game interface
Below you can check the Huawei P20 update changelog released in China-
Download the update latest via smartphone Settings. To do this, open system settings, and then visit System & updates. Thereafter, the users will have to click on “Check for updates” followed by the corresponding update check. If an update is available, you can click “Download and Install”. Also, don’t forget to restart your device once the process is complete.
You must remember to keep a backup of your important data to prevent any kind of data loss during the update. Furthermore, keep an adequate level of battery backup on your phone to prevent battery outage during the installation. Once started, it may take some time to process the update and install it on the device. Until then, wait patiently and try not to disturb the installation process.
About Huawei P20:
Huawei P20 series initially debuted in 2018 containing two- standard and pro models. The smartphone equips AI-powered photography features. We can also say, it started the era of camera-like photography in Huawei phones. Besides, the P20 Pro was the first triple camera smartphone across the globe. The models were pre-installs the EMUI 8.1 and Kirin 970 chip. Later, it received two major upgrades till EMUI 10 (Android 10).