Huawei releases Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update for these smartphones
Huawei has started rolling out Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 update for seven of its smartphones.
Further, the update is being pushed via over-the-air method and hence the roll-out will be gradual.
Here's everything to know about EMUI 9 update.
Here's the official announcement
It's time to experience #EMUI 9.0 on your favorite #HUAWEI device. If you own one of these devices, EMUI 9.0 will be with you very soon! Stay tuned.#HigherIntelligence #HUAWEIMate10 #HUAWEIMate10Pro #HUAWEIP20#HUAWEIP20Pro #HonorPlay #HonorView10 #Honor10 pic.twitter.com/UOeFVd8UPU— EMUI (@HuaweiEMUI) December 18, 2018
These seven smartphones have received the EMUI 9 update
Moreover, three Honor smartphones - Honor 10, Honor Play and Honor View 10 - will also receive the Android Pie-based OS.
Notably, this is a global release and all users of these seven smartphones would receive the update.
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What's new in the update?
The EMUI 9 update brings the latest features and new UI of the Android Pie including gesture-based navigation, adaptive battery, and adaptive brightness among others.
Huawei has also introduced its own tweaks such as HiVision which works like Google Lens and HiTouch that lets you search things online via images.
Moreover, the update also comes with GPU Turbo 2.0, and PC Mode as well.
Android Pie's Digital Wellbeing is Digital Balance on EMUI 9
A perfectionist believes that a perfect life is balanced. #EMUI 9.0 provides a detailed Screen Time Management report. It achieves a digital balance to help you get back to what is important.#HUAWEI #HigherIntelligence #HUAWEIMate20 pic.twitter.com/VNzfu8LVzp— EMUI (@HuaweiEMUI) December 19, 2018
Things to know about the update
The EMUI 9 firmware has a file size of around 4GB. Hence, we suggest you connect to a Wi-Fi connection and charge up your device before proceeding with the update.
Moreover, those already running Android Pie Beta can upgrade to the stable EMUI 9 build with a fairly small update of around 770MB.
Here's how to download and install the update
If EMUI 9 is available for you, it should show up as an update in the Settings menu.
Alternatively, you can also try to force it via the HiCare app by following the steps suggested by XDA Developers.
Log in > Select country/region > Click on "Agree" > Update > Request update > Apply.
If the update shows up, simply download and install.
Honor View 10
Huawei Mate 20
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Huawei P20 Pro
Android Pie Beta
Android Pie-based EMUI 9
Android Pie-based OS
GPU Turbo 2
Huawei Mate 10 Pro
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