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How to download and install EMUI 11 [Step by Step]



Huawei is pushing EMUI 11 to its smartphones and tablets. This major software update brings a number of new features, enhancements, and improvements for the users and improves the overall user experience.

According to the information, EMUI 11 installs new user interface changes in the notification panel, enables subtle animations, enhances UI elements such as settings menu, new always on display, improvements for multi-window mode, and multi-screen collaboration, and more.

Currently, Huawei is expanding the EMUI 11 to the global models and if you have an eligible device you can check the guide below to download the EMUI 11 on your smartphone.

Important Notes:

1. If the Support app is not installed on your device, please go to Huawei AppGallery to download and install it. (If Support is already installed, please upgrade the app to the latest version on Huawei AppGallery.)

2. Make sure your device that there’s no pending update left to install, you can check it by going into Settings > System > Software update.

3. We recommend installing system updates when your battery is at least 50% charged.

4. Ensure you have a minimum of 5GB internal storage left in your device.

5. In case of data loss, we strongly suggest you to backup your data and complete all system updates through System Update (Settings > System & updates > Software update) before your upgrade to EMUI 11.

6. During the installation of EMUI 11, do not press any physical buttons or try to force shut down your device, as it may result in a failed installation.

7. Once installed, unlock your smartphone and let the device optimize the system and apps for your use for at least 2 to 4 minutes.

How to download and install EMUI 11:

Via Settings:

  1. Open Settings
  2. System & updates
  3. Software update
  6. Once downloaded, tap Install to install the downloaded software update

Via Support App (HiCare):

You can also upgrade to EMUI 11.0 via the Support App. However, before you start, ensure your device has the latest version of the Support app for a better experience.

  1. Open Support app
  2. In the Quick services section, click on More
  3. Tap on Update
  5. Once download, Tap on Install to install the EMUI 11 update

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