Ultimately! another top smartphone from Chinese phone maker – Huawei Mate 20 X has started receiving a stable EMUI 12 software update. This shows that the rollout of EMUI 12 has accelerated and reached all possible devices as soon as possible.
As reported by Huaweiblog, the Huawei Mate 20 X EMUI 12 update is released with version 220.127.116.11 (C432E4R1P2) and weighs around 1.96 gigabytes. However, this update is happening in batches which is why it takes some time to meet all the Mate 20 X users.
Moreover, this major update also includes an EMUI security patch released in February 2022 to strengthen system security. As it fixes several exploits and issues and protects the device from threats.
Talking about the features of EMUI 12, it brings a new user interface similar to HarmonyOS which is only available in China. Moreover, it has new animations, separate notification panel, control panel as well as advanced security tools, and much more.
As always, this update has been released via OTA support. But, in our suggestion, don’t wait for the push notification and keep checking the device update section by visiting phone settings.
How to manually check for updates:
Go to the settings menu and select system and updates, then tap on software updates. From there, tap on the CHECK UPDATE option and wait for the phone to fetch the update for you.
Once you get the update, hit the download and install button. Until the process is completed automatically, do not turn off or use the phone forcibly. Also use a stable Wi-Fi and data connection for a fast and smooth experience.
EMUI 12 Full Changelog:
Character 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 reflections to achieve a more realistic effect.
Smart Folders: Supports pressing and holding app folders on the home screen to expand 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 for easy switching between different audio devices and applications. Allows you to quickly enable cross-screen collaboration by tapping the icons of Huawei laptops and tablets in the “Device+” section of the control panel.
Multi-device file management: Support accessing documents or pictures on the phone via laptop without connecting the two devices with a data cable.
MeeTime: Adds the MeeTime app which lets you make voice and HD 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 inputting the screen unlock password for the phone on the Huawei laptop when the phone and the computer laptop are connected to each other via screen cooperation.
Huawei Share: Transfer speed for faster file sharing between Huawei phones, tablets and laptops.
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