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These Huawei and Honor devices will not get EMUI 10.1 [List]

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Later 2019, Huawei unveiled its latest smartphone software skin, EMUI 10 based on Android 10. This new software skin brings new changes to the user interface as well as new features such as the Dark Mode.

Some of the Huawei smartphones made their way to the Android 10 with EMUI 10 upgrade. However, others such as Honor Play, Huawei Nova 3, and 3i left untouched by this major update, which should have been upgraded.

Moving on, in March this year, Huawei launched a new version of EMUI 10, EMUI 10.1, with some additional features such as a new Always-on Display and other important user-friendly customizations.

However, the devices that have received this upgrade were limited compared to EMUI 10.0 and only a handful of Huawei and Honor smartphones got EMUI 10.1 OTA. But what about the other smartphones that didn’t receive the EMUI 10.1?

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Although, Huawei is currently rolling out EMUI 11 for its older devices it’s important to talk about that the devices that didn’t make it this far amid all of their expectations.

So in this article, we’ll talk about the devices that are not eligible or yet to be waiting for an upgrade on EMUI 10.1.

One thing to know here, that a few of these devices have received EMUI 10.1 in China. However, it’s not confirmed what is taking so long for the company to send the same update to the global users.

Furthermore, devices such as Honor 9X Pro, which launched earlier this in the global market, has not yet received EMUI 10.1, which is really a big disappointment for its consumers.

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Terms used:

Status Unconfirmed – These devices may receive EMUI 10.1

Not Eligible – Will not receive EMUI 10.1

Huawei and Honor Devices:

  1. Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 (Status unconfirmed)
  2. Honor 9X (Status unconfirmed)
  3. Honor 9X Pro (Status unconfirmed)
  4. Huawei P Smart 2019 (not eligible)
  5. Huawei P Smart+ 2019 (not eligible)
  6. Huawei P30 Lite (not eligible)
  7. Huawei Nova 4 (not eligible)
  8. Huawei Nova 4e (not eligible)
  9. Huawei Nova Lite 3 (not eligible)
  10. Huawei P20 (not eligible)
  11. Huawei P20 Pro (not eligible)
  12. Huawei Mate 10 (not eligible)
  13. Huawei Mate 10 Pro (not eligible)
  14. Huawei Mate 20 Lite (not eligible)
  15. Honor 10 Lite (not eligible)
  16. Honor 10 (not eligible)
  17. Honor 8X (not eligible)
  18. Honor View10 (not eligible)
  19. Honor 20 Lite/20i (not eligible)

Note:

  1. Status for some devices may change upon new inputs.
  2. More devices could be added later

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July 2021 Huawei EMUI Software Update List

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On June 2, 2021, Huawei organized an event for the grand welcome of the HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system for smartphones. Since then, the HM OS has started making smartphones via OTA upgrades.

At the moment, all Huawei users are waiting to get their hands-on HarmonyOS and want to enjoy the new features as soon as possible. Currently, HarmonyOS 2.0 beta update rollout is limited to the Chinese variants and not available for global users.

HarmonyOS 2.0 brings a whole new user interface and features including a new home screen, service widgets, control panel, app guard, collaborative security, and more.

But only focusing on major software updates is good or sufficient for any smartphone. Well, the answer is absolutely not because software update brings security improvements, new features, improvements, and optimizations. which are essential for devices to give the best out of their hardware and software.

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However, Huawei always tries to reach as many as users it can cover their devices with the latest software improvements according to their eligibility.

In a single month, Huawei releases many firmware updates along with EMUI upgraded versions for several devices. In this article, users will get full insights into all types of updates released by the company in July 2021.

Below you can check July 2021 feature/security updates archive.

July 31, 2021:

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  • Huawei Nova 7 5G receiving June 2021 security update for the global variants. Read more.

July 28, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 40 series software patch comes with battery improvements. Read more.

July 24, 2021:

  • Huawei Nova 5T June 2021 update improves system security with the new patch. Read more.
  • Huawei P Smart S users began receiving June 2021 security updates. Read more here
  • Huawei Mate 20 Lite getting a new software update that installs new apps and security patches. Read more.

July 23, 2021:

  • HM OS 2 stable update released for Huawei P50 models. Read more.

July 22, 2021:

  1. Huawei Nova 7i began receiving June 2021 security improvement. Read more
  2. May 2021 security update rolling out for Huawei Mate Xs. Read more.

July 20, 2021:

  • June 2021 update released for Huawei Enjoy 10S and Enjoy 10e smartphones. Read more
  • The Latest Huawei P30 lite update with Celia and new apps continues to expand to more models. Read more.

July 19, 2021:

  • Huawei FreeBuds 4i new update released, brings AI Life app support for iOS users.. Read more

July 18, 2021:

  • July 2021 firmware update started to rollout for Huawei FreeBuds 4i. Read more

July 16, 2021:

  • Display and Connection update released for Huawei Watch 3 series [Global]. Read more

July 15, 2021:

  • Latest update of Huawei Watch Fit adds the lock screen password and call rejection feature [Global]. Read more
  • Some users of Huawei P30 Lite receiving only May 2021 update, excluding new apps. Read more

July 13, 2021:

  • Huawei FreeBuds 4 firmware update brings audio and Bluetooth improvements [Global]. Read more

July 12, 2021:

  • May 2021 security patch released for Huawei Enjoy 10 and Enjoy 9e smartphones (EMUI 9.1). Read more

July 11, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Design gets system stability optimization with July 2021 firmware update. Read more

July 10, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 20 devices (EMUI 11) starts getting May 2021 security update [Global]. Read more
  • Huawei P40 Lite 5G (EMUI 10.1) grabbing May 2021 security improvements. Read more
  • New app, system and security improvements released for Huawei P40 Lite (EMUI 10.1). Read more

July 9, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro (EMUI 11) starts receiving May 2021 security improvements via new update [Global]. Read more
  • Huawei P Smart 2021 (EMUI 10.1) began receiving May 2021 security update. Read more
  • May 2021 security update expanding for Huawei P40 series smartphones. Read more

July 6, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate X (EMUI 11) folding smartphone grabbing May 2021 security update. Read more
  • Huawei Nova 7i (EMUI 10.1) receiving new apps and system stability improvements update. Read more
  • May 2021 security patch for Nova 7i smartphone expanding in more markets. Read more

July 5, 2021:

  • Huawei Y6 Pro 2019 (EMUI 9.1) update installs the May 2021 security update. Read more
  • Honor 20 smartphone on Magic UI 4 getting May 2021 security improvements. Read more

July 3, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch Fit (Elegant Edition) receiving lock screen password and call rejection features. Read more
  • Huawei P30 Lite (EMUI 10) receiving Celia Voice Assistant and improvements with a new software update. Read more
  • Honor 9X Pro smartphone (EMUI 9.1) picks up May 2021 security update [Global]. Read more
  • New hearing and Bluetooth optimizations rolling for Huawei FreeBuds Pro in the global market. Read more

July 2, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro receiving system optimization with July 2021 firmware update. Read more
  • Huawei P20 and P20 Pro getting Celia voice assistant, new apps, and security improvements, HarmonyOS 2 eligible. Read more

July 1, 2021:

  • New service center and security improvements rolling out for Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 inch. Read more
  • Huawei debuts May 2021 security update for Huawei Nova 7 5G smartphone [Global]. Read more
  • May 2021 security patch released for Huawei Nova 7 5G and Nova 7 Vitality Edition. Read more
  • The latest update for Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 brings a new service widget feature, and optimizations. Read more
  • Huawei P20 Lite smartphone began collecting May 2021 security updates. Read more
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Huawei Nova 7 5G receiving June 2021 security update [Global]

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Huawei Nova 7 5G quad-camera smartphone running on EMUI 11 starts receiving June 2021 security patch in the global market for improves system security.

To be mentioned, Huawei has not delivered this security update for Nova 7 Chinese variants yet. On the other hand, this series of smartphones has successfully tested the HarmonyOS 2.0 in the beta phase and begun to upgrade over the stable HM OS version.

However, there is no information available regarding HarmonyOS 2.0 for global users. The HarmonyOS 2.0 launch in the global market is still awaited.

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EMUI Version:

With the latest update, Huawei has pushed the upgraded EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.158 from EMUI 11.0.0.157 (C185E5R1P3) with an update size of 234MB.

By exploring the changelog, we have found that aside from the installation of a new security patch, this firmware update doesn’t bring improvements to the system.

Huawei Nova 7 5G June 2021 update

Thanks to the tipster: Mohamed

Important Points:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • EMUI version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.

New EMUI 11 Changelog:

Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in June 2021.

June 2021 security patch details: This security update fixes different levels of exploits and issues including  2 critical, and 13 high levels of CVEs for improved system security.

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HOW TO UPDATE:

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & Updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Also, check:

HarmonyOS 2 stable update announced for Huawei Nova 6, Nova 7 and Nova 8 smartphones

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EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2: Changes in the Quick Settings

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EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2

Huawei EMUI 11 has the most dynamic quick settings panel in the entire EMUI series. EMUI 11 comes with new subtle UI elements such as notification panel icon toggle or switches. Once a user taps on the icon, the user sees feedback as a live animation.

The live status in the EMUI 11 software system creates a more interactive user experience and is appreciated by the consumers.

However, HarmonyOS 2 comes with a brand new control panel that is a combination of different features including:

  • Shortcut switches
  • Super device
  • New layout
  • New Widgets

So, an EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2 makes quite a sense. Therefore, it’s time to take look at the EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2 quick settings panel comparison.

EMUI 11: Quick Settings

Starting with the former, users of EMUI 11 phones requires to swipe down from the top to reveal the quick settings panel.

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The panel first reveals the notification center, by further expanding you’ll see the full quick setting section with quick access switches. Users can also add or remove the quick access switches with the edit option.

EMUI 11 Quick Settings Panel

HarmonyOS 2: Control Panel and Notification Center

HarmonyOS 2 comes has different sections to access – the control panel and the notification center.

First, let’s move towards the notification center, which you can open by swiping down from the top left corner of the display. Here you can see all of your active notifications.

Users will have to swipe down from the top right corner of the display to access the control panel. Once opened, users will find out three different sections consisting of:

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  1. Media controller
  2. WiFi and Bluetooth Management
  3. Shortcut switches
  4. Super Device
  5. Smart Devices management

The Control panel also allows you to manage your Control Panel with different options such as layout of shortcut switches and more.

Also, the translucent background provides increase the aesthetics of the entire Control panel as compared to EMUI 11.

HarmonyOS 2 Control panel

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