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Stable EMUI 11 rolling out for Huawei Nova 7, Nova 6 Series and MatePad 10.8

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Back in September, after the launch of EMUI 11, Huawei began to enroll new testers for EMUI 11 for Huawei P40 and Mate 30 series. Following these devices, the company then started to recruit more models including the Huawei Nova 7, Nova 6 series, and the MatePad 10.8.

These Huawei devices have already received 3 betas and now Huawei has decided to close their beta testing with the rollout of stable EMUI 11. After this announcement, users of the respective models can download EMUI 11 on both EMUI 10.1 and the existing EMUI 11 beta platform.

EMUI 11 brings a new smart multi-window mode, smoother animations, subtle effect motions on the notification panel, new and secure privacy features, super notepad, and more for better user experience and performance on the Huawei smartphones. Check the full changelog detailed below.

MODELS RECEIVING EMUI 11:

  • Huawei Nova 7
  • Huawei Nova 7 Pro
  • Huawei Nova 6
  • Huawei Nova 6 5G
  • Huawei MatePad 10.8

Build Versions:

Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro:

Full OTA for EMUI 10.1 Users: Huawei Nova 7 and 7 Pro users on EMUI 10.1 receiving a full EMUI 11 OTA with EMUI version 11.0.0.130. Users of these smartphones required to be on EMUI 10.1.0.211/212 to download EMUI 11.

Stable Patch for EMUI 11 Beta Testers: Existing EMUI 11 beta testers getting a stable EMUI 11 patch with version 11.0.0.130. The Beta testers need to be updated on EMUI 11.0.0.125.

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Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G:

Full OTA for EMUI 10.1 Users: Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 5G users on EMUI 10.1 receiving a full EMUI 11 OTA with EMUI version 11.0.0.145. Users are required to be on EMUI 10.1.0.218 to download  EMUI 11.

Stable Patch for EMUI 11 Beta Testers: Existing EMUI 11 beta testers getting a stable EMUI 11 patch with version 11.0.0.145. These beta testers must have EMUI 11.0.0.138 before installing the EMUI 11 patch.

Huawei MatePad 10.8:

Full OTA for EMUI 10.1 Users: Huawei MatePad 10.8 users on EMUI 10.1 getting EMUI 11 OTA with version 11.0.0.145, while users of this tablet required to first to be on EMUI 10.1.0.136.

Stable Patch for EMUI 11 Beta Testers: EMUI 11 beta testers receiving EMUI 11 patch with version 11.0.0.145 and the required version is EMUI 11.0.0.125.

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Note: The update is rolling out in batches for Chinese models.

Tip: We recommend you to back up any important data before updating, safety measures.

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Huawei Nova 7 Pro

EMUI 11 Changelog:

Multi-Window:

Multi-Window allows you to open apps in a floating window for multitasking. You can relocate the floating window to the desired location or minimize it to a floating bubble for easier access later.

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Smoother animations:

The brand new, intuitive animations throughout EMUI 11 create a smoother, more unified, and visually pleasing user experience when touching items or sliding on the screen.

Subtle effects:

Whether you’re toggling switches on or off, subtle effects have been enhanced throughout the OS for greater visual satisfaction.

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Privacy-based screen projection:

When you project your phone onto an external display, messages and incoming calls are displayed only on your phone screen, both protecting your privacy and ensuring the continuity of screen projection.

SEAMLESS CONNECTIONS:

Super Notepad:

Notepad now supports editing notes simultaneously from multiple Huawei devices. For example, you can insert a photo from your phone to the note being edited on your tablet.

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You can now quickly identify and extract text from images or documents, edit the text, and then export and share it. Creating a digital version of a paper document has never been easier.

MeeTime:

Besides HD voice and video calls, MeeTime also you to send encrypted messages and animated emojis, skip forward and backward when playing voice messages, and send groups of images in one go.

AI Subtitles:

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Browse articles or pictures in different languages and translate the words or paragraphs by selecting and adjusting the selection.

Gallery:

Add a micro-film creation function on the “Discover” tab, add video clips through templates, and easily create special effects and a new video with background music. Enhanced video editing functions, richer operation instructions in the timeline and editing options area, and more convenient editing

PRIVACY AND SECURITY:

Hide Display Message:

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When screencasting in mobile mode, enable the message do not disturb function, which allows the phone’s incoming calls and message banner notifications to be displayed only on the phone interface, which protects the privacy and ensures the continuity of screencasting.

Also, Check:

https://www.huaweicentral.com/emui-11-latest-news-eligible-devices-features-and-launch-date-november-19-2020/

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New system apps and improvements rolling out for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro [Global]

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro

Huawei is now rolling out a new software update for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro smartphone in the global market with new apps. The company is sending this software update with a firmware version EMUI 11.0.0.202, the OTA package size is 1.26GB.

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro global update consists of new system apps including quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter, Member Center, Link Now, and Celia Keyboard.

According to Huaweiblog, the latest Huawei Mate 30 Pro update consists of system stability for improved user experience. Aside from these improvements, the Mate 30 Pro doesn’t reflect any additions in the changelog.

To be mentioned, the software update is currently at the initial stage and will expand to more devices in the coming days or weeks.

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro New Apps Update changelog:

System:

Improves system stability in certain scenarios.

Apps:

Adds the Huawei apps folder to the home screen to keep you up to date on popular apps.
Adds quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter, Member Center, Link Now, and Celia Keyboard.

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The apps can be downloaded by tapping the shortcuts. (Note: If the setting for Auto-update of apps in AppGallery is set to On or Wi-Fi only, app updates will be downloaded and installed automatically when the network connection is good.)

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The latest Huawei Mate 30 Pro update won’t delete your personal data, yet, an advance backup is recommended before updating the device for the worst-case. Furthermore, ensure enough memory storage, battery backup, and a strong internet connection before installing this update. However, if you still meet any problem during the update can seek help from the Huawei customer service center.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro New apps update

(image source – Huaweiblog)

How to Download the update:

There are two ways for downloading this update- first with a mobile setting and the second with the Support App. I have mentioned both you can download anyone you are more comfortable with.

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Download Via Settings:

  • Open smartpnoe Settings
  • Select System
  • Now click on Software update
  • Then Check for updates
  • If available, click Download and install
  • Now you can Restart your device

Download via Support app

  • Open Support app on your smartphone
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Now select Update
  • Click on Check for Updates
  • If available, then tap Download and install
  • Now you can Restart your device
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EMUI 12 Features: New UI design, Motion effect, Control Panel, Device Plus and more

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Huawei has released the EMUI 12 operating system, which comes with a suite of new features, user interface (UI) design, animation effects, seamless device controller, and other important enhancements over EMUI 11.

EMUI 12 design reflects the design scheme of the HarmonyOS operating system. From UI to features, all carry the same rhythm. However, Huawei has remained silent on the based software of EMUI 12.

Let’s jump to the matter, and explore the EMUI 12 Features:

Minimalist Design:

EMUI 12 comes with a new innovative user interface design that has beautiful rounds corners and provides a seamless viewing experience. There are finely tuned gradients that create a perfect sense of depth in the display, while the simple black, white and blue color format offers a clean and refined look.

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EMUI 12 seamless design

Motion Effects:

This EMUI software comes with new animation effects that reflect realistic gravity and magnet animation effects. The latest animations added to the UI reflects the celestial objects move in the universe, and makes the overall touch interaction more smoother and interactive.

Font Weight:

The new software supports stepless weight adjustment, which allows you to adjust the size and the weight of the font by just adjusting the slider. This new feature enhances the user’s viewing experience and makes the UI labels more visible for better UI controls.

stepless font

Control Panel:

Control Panel is an all-in-one solution that you can access by swiping down from the top right corner of the display. The Control Panel consists of audio playback, WiFi, and Bluetooth settings on the same screen.

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EMUI 12 Control Panel

That’s not it because the Control Panel the above-mentioned controls are followed by shortcut switches section. There’s also a Device+ section. The aim of the Control Panel is to provide you the quickest possible options on the go without at the fastest pace.

Notification Center:

Compared to the EMUI 11, the Notification Center is now separated from the Quick settings panel. The users now have a brand new notification center, that you can access via swiping down from the top left corner of the display.

Device+:

Finally, let’s talk about the “Device+”. This feature resembles the Super Device feature on the HarmonyOS 2. What are the use cases? Let’s take a brief look.

You can simply tap on the MatePad icon (as shown in the image) to activate a multi-screen collaboration with MatePad. This will help you conduct calls, send messages, and check photos from your phone on the tablet screen.

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EMUI 12 Device+

Once connected with MateBook, you can edit your phone’s files directly using your laptop’s bigger display with ease of access. Want to enjoy your phone’s content on an even bigger display? Don’t worry, EMUI 12’s Device+ supports Huawei Vision smart TVs.

Lastly, the earbuds support of the Device+ allows you to listen to should of the other connected device such as Huawei Vision, without disturbing other people.

Distributed File System:

Distributed File System is quite powerful and works best, with this feature, you can get instant access to your phone documents or photos as easily as to access another disk drive on your laptop.

Most interestingly, these all functionalities can be conducted without touching your phone’s data cable.

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distributed file system

MeeTime:

MeeTime video calls were introduced with EMUI 10.1 and improved in EMUI 11. With EMUI 12, Huawei is taking a step ahead, this feature now supports cross-device video calls, you can seamlessly shift video calls picked up on your phone to Huawei Vision by using the MeeTime Video Call Transfer feature, and shift the call back to your phone, as per your requirement.

Huawei Meetime

Performance:

Time to come to an important part – Performance, the EMUI 12, provides faster web pages and apps loading as you scroll. You can return to the page next time as you load it up.

Even after a long term of use, the EMUI 12 ensures to provide optimum performance, operation response, and app startup as it was doing initially.

Security:

Lastly, the security. EMUI 12 comes with better security and privacy protection, You can input your password to unlock your phone from your laptop while being connected to the Multi-screen collaboration feature.

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Moreover, you can set your smartwatch as a trusted device of your phone for extra protection. Your phone will only respond when your phone is connected via Face unlock.

Also, Read:

Huawei HarmonyOS Upgrade Plan: Devices and Rollout Time [List]

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite September 2021 security patch out for global users [EMUI]

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Global users are receiving the September 2021 security patch on the Huawei Mate 20 Lite smartphone. The update has only brought the bug fixes mentioned in the security bulletins released for September this year. Speaking of which, Huawei didn’t release any update after June 2021 security patch for this device in overseas markets.

Debuted in 2018, Huawei Mate 20 Lite comes pre-installed with EMUI 8 operating system. Later, the company sends two major updates for this base smartphone and it’s currently running on EMUI 10. Although, it didn’t receive the EMUI 11, still counts as an important device of the company. Thus, it timely gest new features, bug fixes, and system optimizations.

As reported by HuaweiBlog, the September 2021 security patch contains the EMUI 10.0.0.290 version for Huawei Mate 20 Lite users. However, the changelog doesn’t seem to contain much due to its smaller update size. There are no additional features or major modification come with the security note. You can check the details below:

Changelog Details:

  • Update Version: EMUI 10.0.0.290 (C432E12R1P1)
  • Update Size: 116 MB
  • Changelog: This update integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security.

EMUI September 2021 security patch

(Image from HuaweiBlog)

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How to Download:

Huawei Mate 20 Lite users can download the latest EMUI September 2021 security patch from the smartphone’s setting. Still, there are many things a user needs to consider before installing the update.

A battery level of more than 20% is required, so your device won’t be worn out during the procedure. At the same, users also need to ensure adequate storage in the system and stable network connection.

However, the update size is rather small, so you can also make the download with personal mobile data easily. Also remember, not to disturb the process or use the smartphone in between the installation. Below you can check the downloading steps-

  • Open your smartphone and go to Settings
  • Now tap on the System & updates
  • Then open Software Update
  • From here select Check for updates
  • If an update is available, it’ll pop up on your phone
  • Click on Download and install
  • Wait for the process to complete, and Restart your device
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