Last month, Huawei unveiled a new foldable phone – Huawei Mate X2, which comes with two displays and folds inwards compared to the last-gen Huawei Mate X and Mate Xs with an outward folding mechanism.
During this launch, Huawei also announced that it’ll hold a launch event in April to announce the HarmonyOS for smartphones and the company will also share the upgrade roadmap for old devices. Furthermore, we likely to get an insight into this future operating system from the company.
Meanwhile, Huawei has completed the EMUI 11 rollout for older devices in the home ground but it’s still expanding it in the global market. Currently, the Chinese tech giant has rolled out EMUI 11 for Huawei P40, Mate 30, MatePad Pro, Nova 7, Mate Xs, and a few other devices.
Aside from this, Huawei continues to rollout EMUI security patches, system improvements, optimizations, fixes, new features, and major version upgrades for smartphone users.
Since there is a lot of updates pushed in a single month, this article will keep you posted about the latest version rollout of the EMUI, Magic UI, and wearables firmware released in March 2021.
Below you can check March 2021 feature/security updates archive:
March 25, 2021:
- Huawei Nova 5T getting stable EMUI 11 software update. Read more.
- Honor 20 and View 20 began to receive Magic UI 4 in the Indian market. Read more.
- Huawei Maimang 9 getting February 2021 security patch. Read more.
March 24, 2021:
- Huawei P40 Lite is getting a new software update with February 2021 security patch. Read more.
- Huawei Mate 30E Pro is receiving a new software update with February 2021 security patch. Read more.
- Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 Pro getting February 2021 security patch. Read more.
- Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 receiving February 2021 security patch. Read more.
- Huawei Mate 20 X 5G getting EMUI 11 software update. Read more.
March 23, 2021:
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro and Mate 30 RS new update installs system and security update. Read more.
- Huawei Mate Xs phone users began receiving February 2021 security update. Read more.
- Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro getting February 2021 security update. Read more.
March 22, 2021:
- Huawei P40 Pro and Mate 30 Pro on EMUI 11 receiving February 2021 security updates. Read more.
- Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus, 20 Pro 5G, and Z 5G getting February 2021 security update. Read more.
- Huawei MatePad Pro and MatePad Pro 5G update bring knuckle gestures along with the latest software update. Read more.
March 20, 2021:
- Huawei Nova 4e on EMUI 10 phone users receiving a new software update. Read more.
- Honor 20 and V20 phones receiving Magic UI 4 software update. Read more.
- Huawei P40 phones getting new security improvements with the March software update. Read more.
- Huawei Mate X2 getting new software optimizations with a new software update. Read more.
- Huawei Nova 7 SE receiving February 2021 security improvements. Read more.
March 19, 2021:
- February 2021 security improvements rolling out for Huawei Nova 5 Pro phones. Read more.
- Huawei P30 devices on EMUI 11 receiving February 2021 security update. Read more.
- Huawei P30 Lite January software update expanding in more regions. Read more.
March 18, 2021:
- Huawei P40 Lite is receiving new security improvements with the latest software update.
- System Parameter update rolling out for different Huawei devices in different countries. Read more.
March 17, 2021:
- Huawei Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, and Mate 40 RS getting a new software update with improvements for the system and third-party apps. Read more.
- Huawei MatePad 10.8-inch began to receive January 2021 security patch. Read more.
- EMUI 11 stable version rolling out for the Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4 and M6 Turbo Edition tablets. Read more.
March 16, 2021:
- Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite getting January 2021 security patch. Read more.
- Huawei Nova 6 SE receives new improvements and optimizations with the latest update. Read more.
March 15, 2021:
- Huawei P40 Lite 5G on EMUI 10.1 getting a new software update with security improvements. Read more.
March 13, 2021:
- Huawei rolling out new firmware updates for the Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro smartphones that also brings February 2021 security patches. Read more.
- Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5i Pro, Nova 5Z users getting new updates with February 2021 security patches. Read more.
- Huawei Maimang 9, Maimang 8, and Maimang 7 getting latest security improvements with patches released in January 2021. Read more.
March 11, 2021:
- Huawei FreeLace getting a new update with improvements for the System and Bluetooth. Read more.
- Huawei Mate X2 foldable phone gets a new version upgrade with the display, camera, and system improvements. Read more.
March 10, 2021:
- January 2021 security update rolling out for the Huawei Mate 30 phones, these devices run EMUI 11. Read more.
March 09, 2021:
- Huawei Watch GT 2 software update brings the latest improvements and optimizations released in March 2021. Read more.
March 06, 2021:
- Huawei Mate 40 getting new update with optimizations for the system and improved system performance. Read more.
- Huawei P Smart 2021 and P Smart+ 2019 getting new version upgrades with January 2021 security patches. Read more.
March 05, 2021:
- Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G getting new system improvements with January 2021 security patch. Read more.
- Honor 20 and V20 devices began receiving the latest features with the Magic UI 4 rollout. Read more.
- Huawei MatePad Pro and MatePad Pro 5G getting a new software update with the Knuckle Gestures feature and new improvements. Read more.
March 04, 2021:
- Huawei Mate 30E Pro 5G first software update brings new security patches. Read more.
- Huawei Nova 6 SE gets February 2021, security patch. Read more.
- Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro features a new software update that installs new optimizations for better performance. Read more.
- Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G getting new software that installs security improvements. Read more.
- Huawei P30 Pro New Edition on EMUI 10.1 getting a new software update that installs January 2021 security patch for better system security. Read more.
March 02, 2021:
- Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 getting a new security update. Read more.
- Huawei Mate X2 foldable phone grabbing a new security patch released in January 2021.
March 01, 2021:
- Huawei P40 on EMUI 11 receiving a new software update with security improvements. Read more.
- Huawei P30 devices on EMUI 11 getting new security patches released in January 2021 for better system security. Read more.
Have you not received EMUI 12?
EMUI 12 is the major installation that is being conducted among Huawei smartphone users and people want to get this update on board as soon as possible.
The rollout is currently waving in different markets, and there are eligible devices that have been getting the new update via the OTA upgrade method. However, there are some people that may have not received EMUI 12.
The cause is mainly relying on the staged rollout, because major EMUI updates roll out in tiers and process gradually for different models. Hence, some group of people gets EMUI 12 first, while others have to wait until it expands.
Aside from the staged rollout, it’s also possible that you may have been trying to get this EMUI version via only settings, while you should have also requested it via the My Huawei app. Since Huawei has started releasing the My Huawei app, sometimes, the company suggests requesting new software builds via this application.
Furthermore, you can try HiSuite, a desktop application from Huawei, that helps you check for the latest firmware update via directly from your PC.
As of now, Huawei has seeded EMUI 12 in Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Mate 30 Pro, P40 series, P30 series, Mate 20 series, P40 Lite series, Nova 7 series, Nova 5T, P30 Lite, and some models from P Smart series. That’s not it, Huawei has also upgraded some of the most important old flagships – Huawei P10 and Mate 10 with EMUI 12.
To mention, the latter half of the devices recently began to upgrade over the new EMUI version. Therefore, it may take some time to cover all of their models.
EMUI 12 is the best EMUI version, it has various new functionalities and graphics changes that surpass its predecessors. Speaking of which, EMUI 12 comes with a new UI that has a better appearance than EMUI 11. Also, features such as a control panel, notification panel, and large folders along with new animations improve the user experience.
So, have you still not received EMUI 12 on your Huawei phone? Participate in the poll below and put your answer.
Who still hasn't received EMUI 12? #Huawei
— HC Newsroom (@HCNewsroom) August 17, 2022
EMUI 12 enters last phase of rollout
Announced last year, EMUI 12 has brought new hope for Huawei smartphone users. As of August 2022, almost 9 months has been passed since its official unveiling and EMUI 12 has now entered the last phase of rollout.
In November, Huawei opened EMUI 12 beta activity with Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Huawei Mate 30 Pro, and P40 series. These phones are the first ones to participate in the test. After 2 months of testing, Huawei rolled out stable EMUI 12 via OTA on all of these three series’ in January and began wide testing for other devices.
These are – Huawei P40 Lite, P40 Lite 5G, P40 Lite, Nova 7, and Nova 7i. These phones have been one of the most popular ones in the budget to mid-range segments to get EMUI 12. While some of these have not been upgraded with EMUI 11.
In April, Huawei rolled out EMUI 12 for prominent flagships – Huawei P30 and Mate 20 series, along with the mid-range Nova 5T. These phone users have been delighted with this new software upgrade as the phone completes their ‘probably’ final major software reign.
However, this doesn’t conclude our journey, because Huawei also took care of one of the oldest batches of flagships such as – the Huawei Mate 10 and the P20 series. WoW! This was an announcement that made the fans happy.
In the meantime, Huawei has reached the last phase of EMUI 12 and it’s seeding this new EMUI version for Huawei Y9s, Y9 Prime 2019, P30 Lite, and P Smart series. The rollouts are currently in progress and the company will continue to expand this software as it continues to progress.
EMUI 12 brings a brand new user interface that looks way better than the previous generation. This design has been derived directly from HarmonOS operating system. On the other hand, you will get a bunch of new animations that improve the viewing experience.
Furthermore, EMUI 12 has its own new additions such as large folders, which compound and helps you to clean up the home screen apps more efficiently.
EMUI July 2022 update now live for Huawei P Smart 2021
Ideally, EMUI 10 running device Huawei P Smart 2021 model receives the July 2022 security update. This shows the dedication of the company to give a better user experience to each and every device user on time.
Well, the EMUI (Emotion UI) name itself indicated the emotion for the devices to diagnose them better than best working. However, Huawei offers a lot of self-developed features for the devices.
Meanwhile, the tenth generation of EMUI-based Huawei P Smart 2021 mobile gives you the best specs at the offered price. So if you are a Huawei P Smart 2021 smartphone user then feel lucky and enjoy this recent update for you.
EMUI July 2022 Monthly security update for the Huawei P Smart 2021 mobles aim to improve the usability and currently running version bug and issue will be fixed after downloading and installing it.
- EMUI 10.1.1.260 (C432E4R2P1)
Below you can check the guide on how to accomplish it:
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.
You can also grab it through, the My Huawei app, just opens it on your device, and go to the Update. Follow the on-screen instructions.
What to do if an EMUI update fails:
Ensure that your phone is connected to an available network, restart your phone, or open Phone Manager to run optimize or Cleanup. Try to clear the update cache through:
- Then click Software update
- Storage and touch clear data
- Now clear the Cache
After all, try again to update your smartphone, if you still encounter the issue, restore your phone to its factory setting and try again.