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Huawei P40 Lite 5G getting first EMUI 12 beta features upgrade



Huawei P40 Lite EMUI 12 beta

Huawei has started rolling out the first EMUI 12 beta update for Huawei P40 Lite 5G registered users in the global market. Early this month, the company has opened the EMUI 12 beta activity slots for this smartphone.

Now, Huawei P40 Lite 5G first EMUI 12 beta rolling out with the latest version, and brings a massive package size of 5.09GB. However, this massive size update is worth it because it consisted of a bunch of features.

To be mentioned, the P40 Lite 5G beta tester needs to upgrade over EMUI 10.1 version before installing the EMUI 12 beta build. Currently, this beta update rolling out in Europe and is in the early stage. It may take some reach you, so patient!

The EMUI 12  beta changelog reveals that it offers various useful functionalities including Neumorphic Design, smart folders, notification panel, control panel, font, Huawei share, and MeeTime. (Full changelog below)

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Huawei P40 Lite EMUI 12 beta

Huawei P40 Lite 5G: Full Changelog

Neuromorphic Design: Applies the concept of neumorphism to Ul elements by using simple color tones, shadows, and highlights to create a more realistic effect.

Font: Supports more flexible font adjustment, allowing you to adjust the size and weight with a slider

Smart Folders: Supports touching and holding app folders on the home screen to enlarge them for easier access to the apps within them.

Notification Panel: This allows you to swipe down from the top left side of the screen to access the Notification Panel to view notifications,

Control Panel: From the top right side to access the Control Panel to use shortcuts. Adds an audio control section to Control Panel, making it easier to switch between different audio devices and audio apps

Huawei Share: Improves the transmission speed of Huawei Share for faster file sharing between Huawei phones, tablets, and laptops.

Cross-Device File Management: Support accessing documents or images on your phone using a laptop without having to connect the two devices with a data cable.

MeeTime: MeeTime allows you to make HD voice and video calls over the data network and you can share the screen during the video call to chat.


  • Make sure you’ve sufficient storage to download and store the update package on your smartphone.
  • Also, you are required to update all of the system and third-party apps to the latest version before and after the installation to get the EMUI 12 user experience.
  • The phone should also have a sufficient battery level (approx above 50 percent). You can also back up important data to prevent any unwanted files loss.
  • You should prefer downloading the EMUI 12 beta OTA software update over a WiFi network.
  • The installation process may take minutes to install, be patient and wait while the update process.


To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

Alternatively, you can also request software updates through the Support app. To do this, open the Support app, go to the Service tab on the bottom bar, tap on the update, then select Check for updates and then download and install.

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.