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How to update Huawei smartphone via My Huawei app [Video]

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Software update rollout is a kind of maintenance of any smart device as well as an essential part. It can boost the overall performance of the system and enrich the user experience.

The software update includes new features, security patches, system patches, system improvements, and optimizations. So, the installation of the latest software update is mandatory for any smart device for improved security and better performance.

So, do you have Huawei smartphones? If yes, do know how to update your phone using the My Huawei app? Well, we have found that most of the Huawei smartphone users update their respective devices through the Settings menu or directly from the OTA notification.

One thing worth mentioning, Huawei smartphone owners can also get the latest software update through My Huawei by just following the simple steps, which are mentioned below in the article.

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For better understanding, we have also recorded a live demonstration video of how to update your Huawei smartphone via My Huawei. Check the video now!

Update steps: 

To update via My Huawei, go to the My Huawei app on your smartphone and make sure that it is running on the latest app version. Now, open the app and tap on the support section followed by the updates icon. From here, you will be redirected to the update page.

Afterward, tap on the CHECK FOR UPDATES option and let the phone fetch the latest update for you. Once the update appeared on your screen, hit the download and install option.

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Precautions:

Before you proceed with the update, make sure that your smartphone has a sufficient amount of storage and the battery should be 30% or more. Also, don’t forget to make a backup copy of your important data to prevent data loss and use stable WiFi or data connection to download the package.

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Get the latest My Huawei app [12.1.1.309]

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.

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How to check for updates on EMUI 12 installed Huawei phone? [Hands on]

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Huawei EMUI 12 updates

Huawei’s most recent custom OS skin – EMUI 12 is rolling out in the global market through OTA medium. As of now, Huawei has updated most of the eligible smartphones to EMUI 12 software version, which provides a far better experience than EMUI 11 and the previous version.

In the global market, Huawei EMUI 12 vibes are widely spreading out, and users are really satisfied as well as enjoying the brand new user experience. More interestingly, the latest software is fully inspired by HarmonyOS operating system.

Editor’s pick: EMUI 12 Features: New UI design, Motion effect, Control Panel, Device Plus and more

After installation of EMUI 12 on your Huawei phone, do you know how to check for the latest updates? Well, there are two ways to check for updates, which are mentioned below:

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  • Through Settings
  • Through My Huawei app

To be mentioned, below you can check the how-to check for updates steps along with the important notes. For better understanding, we have recorded a live video that shows the check for updates process on EMUI 12 installed phone.

Here is the live video of check for updates on Huawei EMUI 12 smartphone:

Steps to check for updates:

Through Settings:

Open the settings menu on your Huawei EMUI 12 phone and tap on system & updates. Now, tap on software update followed by CHECK FOR UPDATES. Afterward, the phone starts connecting to the server and gets the latest update for you. Hit download and install.

Through My Huawei app:

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Go to the My Huawei app on your phone and visit the support section. From here, you will see an update icon, tap on it. It will redirect you to the update page, now tap on the CHECK FOR UPDATES option followed by download and install.

Notes:

  • Make sure that your net connection won’t be lost while checking for updates.
  • My Huawei app must be on the latest version.
  • Keep checking the update section to get an update ASAP.

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How to exit from EMUI 12 beta [Full Guide]

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Huawei has finally begun the beta testing for the next major software version, EMUI 12 in the global market. At present, the EMUI 12 beta is open for top flagships including Mate 40, P40, and Mate 30 series smartphones. So, if you are EMUI 12 eligible device owner, you should participate in the software testing program. This beta project allows you to explore the new OS and its feature ahead of stable rollout.

Meanwhile, some users may be worried or thinking about what happened if they don’t like the changes made with EMUI 12 over the existing EMUI 11. Also, you may be unsatisfied with the latest beta rollout.

So, here we’re to show you, how to exit EMUI 12 beta program and get back to your EMUI 11 version with the simple steps mentioned below in the article.

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EMUI 12:

Since the launch of HarmonyOS 2.0, every Huawei user’s eager eye is on this new OS because of its offers. But, currently, it is limited to the Chinese market due to some reasons. On the other hand, global users are still awaited to install HM OS on their devices.

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In the meantime, Huawei announced the EMUI 12 inspired by HarmonyOS for global consumers, which gives almost similar experiences to that. Early this month, the Chinese tech maker started the EMUI 12 beta in major markets such as Germany, France, and more.

How to exit EMUI 12 beta:

  • Start Beta App
  • Sign up with Huawei ID
  • Select “Me”
  • Tap on “Join Project”
  • Tap on “Available Project”
  • Select the project that you have already joined (EMUI 12 Beta)
  • Select unsubscribe or sign out option

Note: After you have sent the application to leave, Huawei will process your application within 48 hours. Afterward, you will no longer receive beta notifications.

After you unsubscribe from the project, you can downgrade to the previous version of EMUI via HiSuite.

Huawei P40 EMUI 12

EMUI 12 Features:

EMUI 12 comes with an enhanced user interface design that reflects the design scheme of the HarmonyOS, new animation, adjust the size and weight of font using the slider, new control panel, notification center, and more.

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How to boost security of your Huawei Account for more security

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Huawei Account Security

To access any Huawei device, users need to log in to the Huawei ID on their respective devices. Without a Huawei account, users could not enjoy the Huawei services such as AppGallery, Cloud, Vmall, and more.

But, what about the security of your Huawei account because it has access to your Huawei services. It means the account or Huawei ID contains the browsing history, applications data, and more, which is dangerous if any steal and log in your Huawei account.

To boost the security of your Huawei account, here are some tips that may help you in this. You can pay attention to the following tips to make your Huawei account more secure:

Huawei Account Security

How to make Huawei ID (if you don’t have one)

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  • Go to Settings
  • Log in to Huawei ID/Huawei Account
  • Register yourself here

Real name authentication: It enables you to quickly reset passwords and change account

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Huawei ID
  • Tap Real-name authentication

Emergency Contacts: This can increase the likelihood of success of your Reser password and change account request.

  • Go to Account Center
  • Tap Account Security
  • Click on Emergency Contacts

Security Phone Number and Email: The security phone number/security email can help you complete the verification of your identity or reset your account.

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Huawei ID
  • Tap on Account Center
  • Click on Account Security
  • Hit the more icon
  • Add Security phone number/Email

Device Management: If you logged in with your HUAWEI ID on someone else’s device, or you suspect someone is using your account, view devices that accessed your account and delete the no longer trusted device.

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Huawei ID
  • Tap on Account Center
  • Tap on Account Security
  • Tap on Devices
  • Delete the untrusted device

Messages: Pay attention to the messages and emails sent by HUAWEI ID. If you receive a message telling you about the suspicious activity on your account, this indicates that someone else is using your account

Two-step verification: When the two-step verification is enabled, it becomes more difficult to hack your account.

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Huawei ID
  • Tap on Account Center
  • Tap on Account Security
  • Hit the more option
  • Tap on two-step verification
  • Follow on-screen instructions

Unique Passwords: Your password must contain at least eight characters, including letters and numbers, to improve its security. Try to avoid using three or more consecutive identical characters.

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