How to Update Huawei To Android 10

“How to upgrade Honor and Huawei to Android 10”. an actual request from users after the release of a new version of the operating system. In this article we will tell which smartphones will have an update, how to install new firmware and possible OS problems.

How to Update Huawei To Android 10

Which smartphones Honor and Huawei will upgrade to Android 10

The operating system was released in September 2020, and testing began in mid-March. It includes:

  • better energy efficiency;
  • accelerated interface performance;
  • Theme Dark Theme;
  • novelties in animated images and sound;
  • improved display lock;
  • new widgets;
  • use of subtitles fors regardless of language, etc.

But over such a long period, few phones have been updated to the latest version, and some do not even expect this stage. At the end of November, a list of models was published that will please their customers with a new shell. But the process will not be fast, manufacturers will have to create firmware almost first for each model of a mobile device. Below is a list of Honor and Huawei smartphones that will be updated.


List of Honor smartphones that will receive Android 10:

  • 8A and 8C;
  • Magic 2, Play;
  • 9X, 8X 8X Max;
  • Note 10;
  • 20, 10 10GT;
  • Pro. 9X, 10 and 20;
  • Lite. 10 and 20;
  • V10 V20.

If your device is among them, expect a new EMUI shell soon.


List of Huawei smartphones that will receive Android 10:

  1. Mate Series;
  • Porsche Design 10 RS;
  • 10, 20 and 30 Pro versions;
  • X and 20 Porsche RS;
  • 20 Lite;
  • 20X 20X (5G);
  1. P Series:
  • P20, P30 Lite;
  • Pro. P20 and P30;
  • Smart, Smart (2020) Smart Z.
  1. Nova Series;
  • 5, 5 Pro 5i;
  • 4 4e.

Congratulations if your mobile device is on this list.

How to install Android 10 on Honor and Huawei smartphones

There used to be two ways to update the OS:

  • the first is through the air, that is, online;
  • the second is manual, by installing a file downloaded from the official website of the company.

But in 2020, getting EMUI firmware on Huawei and Honor is only possible “over the air.”

Air update

If the mobile equipment is constantly connected to the network, the shell will automatically update. You only need to confirm or reschedule at a convenient time. At night, for example. If this does not happen, try updating the software forcibly. But first check if there is enough memory. you will need from 4 to 5 GB. A lot of innovations gathered. If not enough, you need to clean the phone. Follow the instructions to update your device online.

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  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to the “System” tab.
  3. Select “Software Update.”
  4. Run the check.
  5. If a new version of EMUI is available, confirm the installation.

If the update does not appear, wait a bit, soon the manufacturer will add Android 10 for your device.

Manual update (download firmware file)

Manual upgrade of Honor and Huawei to Android 10 in 2020 is not available. This means that it is impossible to download the firmware file from the manufacturer’s website. This function was removed to protect users.

Android 10 issues on Huawei and Honor smartphones

Possible failures after updating. The Huawei company said: after installing the OS, some instant messengers and banking applications downloaded via Google Play may give an error or completely stop working. The problem is optimizing the operating system for devices that developers are just about to do. There may also be interruptions in the work of the currently popular PUBG Mobile game. The screen may flicker. To fix this problem, change the display resolution (the value should not be HDR), restart the game.

So, the material clearly explained how to upgrade the shell to the new version on Huawei and Honor phones. Published preliminary lists of models for which it will be available. Good luck in using the updated features of the operating system!

Tatyana Kamaritskaya

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