When will Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Mate 30 Pro get the insane EMUI 12 update?


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Chinese technology company Huawei has started rolling out the latest EMUI 12 update on many of its eligible devices, including the flagship models of Huawei Mate 30 & 30 Pro. This is a great start of the year for Huawei smartphone users since they have been awaiting the release of EMUI 12 stable for a while now. The company has not made the user interface available for its entire smartphone range. This means EMUI 12 update will only be working on selected Huawei smartphone models. If you own a Huawei Mate 30 or Huawei Mate 30 Pro, read to the end to know when is stable EMUI 12 update coming to your device.

Huawei Mate 30 and its better half, the Mate 30 Pro came out in the latter half of 2021. The device got out of the box with EMUI 10 and soon got the EMUI 11 update. The smartphone received a lot of positive critique for its beautiful, luxurious design and excellent performance. Aided with a powerful and versatile camera and even great battery life, the only enemy of Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 was its non-inclusion of Google Apps. However, this didn’t make the people refrain from buying this flagship device from the Chinese multinational technology corporation, Huawei.

In fact, Huawei’s survival is no feat. Even after the United States banned the company back in 2019, it has still managed to remain one of the largest smartphone manufacturers. But this ban ended up severing Huawei from Google, rendering them unable to use Android anymore. Huawei took no time to get back on its feet and switched to its own operating system, called the Harmony OS.

The company recently released the latest EMUI 12 update bringing in a lot of necessary custom features and UI upgrades. Read the next portion to know more about Huawei’s User Interface.

What is EMUI?

Formerly known as the Emotion UI, EMUI is the Android mobile operating system developed by Huawei. Most of the company’s smartphones and tablets come along with the EMUI.

Huawei has released the EMUI 12 update for a select few of its flagship-level smartphones. This update has version number and is sized at 1.04 GB. At the moment, EMUI 11 update users can directly upgrade to the latest version with ease. On the other hand, EMUI 12 Beta testers are still on the wait to receive a stable EMUI 12 build soon.

The company has rolled out stable EMUI 12 update for models like Huawei P30, Huawei P30 Pro, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Huawei Nova 9, Huawei P40 Lite, Huawei Nova 5T, Huawei P40 Pro and Mate 40 Pro. The latest one to receive is Huawei Mate 30 Pro. Get all the details below! 

When will Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Mate 30 Pro receive EMUI 12 update?

Yes! The all-new EMUI 12 is already available to Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. This software update is applicable for the global market so this is a piece of great news for Huawei Mate 30 series owners!

For now, Huawei has released the EMUI 12 stable version update only for the Mate 30 Pro smartphone models. On the other hand, users of Huawei Mate 30 can participate in the EMUI 12 Beta program as a tester and test the new features. The stable release of EMUI 12 is yet to arrive for Huawei Mate 30.

The EMUI 12 software release is only in its initial stage currently. It might take a while for the update to reach every Huawei Mate 30 Pro device globally.  We recommend customers who are waiting for EMUI 12 maintain enough storage and battery on their smartphones during the update. Using a WiFi connection will also save your time as well as your personal data.

What are the changes in EMUI 12?

EMUI 12 is all about minimalism! It introduces a brand-new minimalistic user interface design much superior in looks to its predecessor. The new EMUI also brings in motion effects having Neuromorphic designs and more flexible font adjustments. It further offers a revised Control Panel menu, more shadows and softer gradients.

EMUI 12 update also refreshes app animations on the app minimizing and improvising the overall transition on this section. There is the inclusion of all new Cooperative Security and Multi-device file management as well! Now you’ll also enjoy improved file transfer speeds on Huawei Share with the latest user interface.

How to update to EMUI 12 Stable on Huawei Mate 30 Pro?

The process of updating to the stable version of the UI in your Huawei device is quite simple. Follow the next few steps to update to EMUI 12:

  • Open Settings in your device and tap on System & Updates.
  • Select Software Update and use the ‘Check for Updates’ option.
  • If EMUI 12 update is available to your device, it will show up.  Click on Download and Install.
  • After installing the new EMUI 12, remember to reboot your device.

How to update to EMUI 12 Beta on Huawei Mate 30?

Unfortunately, users of Huawei Mate 30 will have to wait a little longer for the stable EMUI 12 update. But Huawei has released the first EMUI 12 beta version for the Mate 30 series in the global market.  

Follow these steps to update to EMUI 12 Beta:

  • In order to install EMUI 12, Mate 30 users will need to install Huawei’s Friendly User Test (FUT) app, also known as the BETA app. You can download the app from here.
  • After installation, follow the steps guided by the app and you will easily upgrade to EMUI 12.

When will Honor Mate30 receive EMUI 12 Stable?

With the increasing availability of EMUI 12 updates on Huawei Mate 30 Pro models all over the global market, the wait will definitely not belong. The beta version of the user interface is also receiving good critique results. If things continue to proceed smoothly, the EMUI 12 stable version will soon be out for the Mate 30 lineup as well.

So far, Huawei has not released any official release date of EMUI 12 update for Mate 30. But with its counterpart Honor’s Magic UI 5.0 making big impacts, Huawei is utilizing the time to its benefit, providing the customers with an unexpectedly amazing brand new User Interface.

Share with us if you have installed the update and the enhancements it brings along!

David P
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