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New bright screen effect and optimizations with EMUI 11 second beta rolling out for Honor Magic 2



In November, Honor begins the enrollment of Honor Magic 2 smartphones along with 7 more devices. After completion of enrollment, Huawei has kicked off the first EMUI 11/Magic UI 4 beta for respective devices.

Now, Honor is sending the second Magic UI 4 beta for Magic 2 users, which comes with a new bright screen effect and optimizations for the display that enhances the user experience.

The first Magic UI 4 beta brings the new smart always-on display (AOD), multi-window, smoother animation, subtle effect, super notepad, system translation and hide display message.

Recently, Huawei has released the similar new features for Huawei folding smartphones, Huawei Mate X that offers a bright screen motion effect, optimization for display, and more.

Know more: Huawei Mate X getting EMUI 11 second beta with new flash file transfer, bright screen motion, and more

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What’s new in this update:

  • System: Added bright screen dynamic effect and fix the problem of some scenes
  • Display: Optimizes the display effect of the volume bar in some scenes

New version details:

  • Honor Magic 2 users getting Magic UI 4 version upgraded from


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.


  1. Currently, this update is rolling out in China.
  2. The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  3. The update will not erase any data.

Also, check:

These 14 Huawei smartphones will test EMUI 11 public beta in December

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.