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EMUI 9 Hits 80 Million Users as New Upgrade Rolls out to Older Huawei Devices

EMUI 9 hits 80 million users across the globe as new upgrade rolls out to older Huawei devices


PLANO, Texas – June 5, 2019 — According to data collected on June 3, 2019, the number of users that are using EMUI 9, or have upgraded from EMUI 8.X, has exceeded 80 million globally and continues to grow. It is estimated that this figure will reach 100 million by the end of June as more individuals upgrade.

Previously only available for the Mate10 series (launched in 2017), the P20 series, Mate RS and Nova3 (all launched in 2018), Huawei is now making EMUI 9 available for older models such as Mate9 and P10 as part of its commitment to continuous upgrades and deliver more value to consumers.

EMUI 9 marks the second major version upgrade for previous generation flagship handsets providing exceptional experience with the most up to date Huawei user interface. Huawei will also continue to provide regular security patches, protecting user privacy and keeping devices secure.

Among many innovative and premium features, the upgrade brings consistent UI design, natural and immersive UX design, convenient one-hand operation, new gesture navigation, and an overall smoother experience.

EMUI 9 has been gradually rolled out to the following device models:

  • Mate10 series
  • Mate9 series
  • MateRS
  • Mate20 lite
  • P20 series
  • P10 series
  • Nova3 series

To upgrade to EMUI 9, individuals can follow instructions available in their phone by going to Settings > System > Software Update.  Select the setting menu (three vertical dots) in the upper right corner to “Download latest full package” and to set “Update setting”, such as to download over WiFi and overnight. Select “New Version” when it appears on the System Update main screen, and then select “Download and Install” to begin installation and for the overview of what is included in the update.  Alternatively, individuals can also sign up for EMUI upgrade through the HiCare app* or by contacting Huawei Support at https://consumer.huawei.com/us/support/.

*Upgrade through HiCare is only available in certain countries and regions.

**Timings of push notifications for the new EMUI 9 upgrade vary by country.

For more information please visit: http://consumer.huawei.com

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About Huawei Consumer BG

Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world’s population. Fifteen R&D centers have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, wearables and cloud services, etc. Huawei’s global network is built on almost 30 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.

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