Stable EMUI 12 released for Huawei Mate 20 X smartphone
Finally! another prominent smartphone of Chinese phone maker – Huawei Mate 20 X has started receiving stable EMUI 12 software update. This shows that the EMUI 12 rollout has picked up speed and reached all possible devices as soon as possible.
As reported by Huaweiblog, Huawei Mate 20 X EMUI 12 update is released with build version 22.214.171.124 (C432E4R1P2) and weighs around 1.96 Gigabytes. However, this update is rolling in batches that’s why it takes some time to meet all Mate 20 X users.
Additionally, this major update also includes an EMUI security patch released in February 2022 to boost system security. As it fixes several exploits and issues and protects the device against threats.
Speaking about EMUI 12 features, it brings a new user interface similar to HarmonyOS, which is available only in China. Further, it has new animations, separate notification panel, control panel as well as advanced security tools, and much more exciting.
As always this update has been pushed out through the OTA medium. But, in our suggestion, don’t wait for the push notification and keep checking the device update section by visiting the phone’s settings.
How to check for updates manually:
Go to the settings menu and select system & updates and then tap on software updates. From here, tap the CHECK FOR UPDATE option and wait to phone to fetch the update for you.
Once you got the update, press the download and install button. Until the process gets completed automatically, don’t forcefully shut down or use the phone. Also, use stable WiFi and data connection for a fast and smooth experience.
EMUI 12 full changelog:
Font: Supports more flexible font customization where you can adjust font size and width with a slider.
Neuromorphic Theme: Applies the concept of neuromorphism to UI elements. It uses simple colors, tones, shadows, and highlights to achieve a more realistic effect.
Smart Folders: Supports pressing and holding app folders on the home screen to enlarge them and make it easier to access the apps inside.
Notification Panel and Control Panel: Allows you to swipe down from the top left of the screen to access the notification panel to view notifications, and swipe down from the top right of the screen to access the control panel to use shortcuts. Adds an audio control panel to the panel to make it easier to switch between different audio devices and apps. Allows you to quickly enable cross-screen collaboration by tapping icons for Huawei laptops and tablets in the “Device+” section of the control panel.
Cross-Device File Management: Supports accessing documents or pictures on the phone via a laptop without connecting the two devices with a data cable.
MeeTime: Adds the MeeTime app that allows you to make HD voice and video calls over WiFi or a data network.
Adds support for screen sharing during video calls, allowing you to tag and share key information in video chats.
Cooperative Security: Adds a cooperative authentication function between mobile phones and laptops, which allows you to unlock your phone by entering the screen unlock password for the phone on the Huawei laptop when the phone and the laptop are connected to each other via the cross-screen cooperation are.
Huawei Share: Transfer speed for faster file sharing between Huawei phones, tablets, and laptops.
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Huawei is yet to share EMUI 13 roadmap
EMUI 13 beta kicked off for global users and it’s quite exciting but the roadmap of eligible Huawei devices is still awaited. While there’s no official news available on this matter.
In 2021, Huawei released EMUI 12 roadmap during the Asia pacific launch event but this year, there are no such plans revealed. Instead of the roadmap, Huawei opened the EMUI 13 beta for all Huawei P50, P50 Pro, P50 Pocket, and Mate Xs 2 foldable phones.
Unfortunately, the program is open for the Asia region but more users want to join the beta activity. Especially the European models are waiting for term to dive into the testing pool.
Despite the delay, we hope that the oldest set of devices may also get a slot into this EMUI 13 release program.
In the meantime, if you have a flagship phone, tune into the Beta app. From here open the “Me” section and then search for a new EMUI 13 beta project.
You need to sign up for the beta application and wait for the submission. Once submitted, you will be notified to download the OTA update package.
If the activity is not available on your phone, don’t worry, you will see the project after the beta opens in your country. Yet, we also suggest you keep an eye on the Beta application.
EMUI 13 Features:
EMUI 13 focuses on reinventing EMUI 12, this includes better security and privacy. This new software can review all of the data safety measures thanks to the new privacy center.
It has new options to allow or revoke permission, check the timeline for all of the user permission, and so on. You can also set new image privacy to hide the image meta information.
EMUI 13 also plays well around the user interface and there are many improvements made to features such as large folders and service widgets.
EMUI 126.96.36.199 rolling for Huawei Mate 50 Pro
Huawei is rolling out EMUI 188.8.131.52 for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro smartphone in the global market. This update is packed with lots of new features, optimizations, and improvements for this flagship phone.
According to the information, EMUI 184.108.40.206 for Huawei Mate 50 Pro comes with new network improvements for certain situations. It has improvements in camera quality.
There are also new optimizations made for the audio quality of calls and games. On the flip side, the app has its own improvements for a better user experience.
Furthermore, Huawei has arranged new system stability optimizations that provide a performance boost for your smartphone.
According to the inputs, this upgrade integrates February 2023 security patch for the phone.
This is a big changelog for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro and the company is sending this to improve the phone’s performance in various scenarios. Also, if you have a Mate 50 Pro device, we suggest you get this version right away as soon as it appears.
The Mate 50 Pro is the first phone among all of the Huawei smartphones to get EMUI 13 but actually, it comes pre-installed. Since its launch, old phone users are waiting for a new major upgrade.
Recently, Huawei opened the beta program for a few flagships – P50 Pro, P50 Pocket, and Mate Xs 2 foldable phone. You should know that the latest EMUI 13 beta activity has limited slots and it’s available only for a region.
This new Huawei Mate 50 Pro update was released last week for global consumers and rolling out in batches. If your Mate 50 Pro has not received this firmware, make sure you get it via System settings.
(source – Huaweiblog)
Huawei P40 Lite February 2023 EMUI update reaches Europe
Huawei P40 lite is getting a new software update in Europe, which brings the latest security patches released in the month of February 2023. However, the phone users are also waiting for EMUI 13 roadmap to confirm their eligibility for the next major software update.
Huaweiblog reports that Huawei P40 Lite users are getting the February 2023 security update in Europe with build version 220.127.116.118 and the OTA package size of 254 megabytes.
This is a staged rollout, and all of the P40 Lite users will get it gradually. Below you can check the complete changelog of this software release.
List of Changes
This update improves system security with security patches.
- Integrates security patches released in February 2023 for improved system security.
For more information on the security of Huawei’s EMUI system updates, visit the Huawei official website.
Notes on the update:
- Your personal data will not be deleted by the update. However, we recommend that you back up important data before updating.
- Charge your phone sufficiently.
- The update package will be automatically deleted after the update is complete.