Despite Huawei’s trade ban in the U.S., the Chinese telecom tech promised to deliver timely security updates as well as Android updates for the supportive devices. Huawei also announced the list of phones eligible to get the Android 10-based EMUI 10 update along with the time period. But, there were questions whether an Android update would affect Google Play services already on global devices. Well, Huawei clears all those queries by rolling out the Stable EMUI 10 for Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro in Europe.
Huawei P30 and P30 Pro users in Europe reportedly receiving the stable Android 10/EMUI 10 update. These users have claimed that there is no removal of the Google Play Store and Services even after the upgrade. Isn’t it cool? Yes! After the US government implemented a trade ban on Huawei, most of the current Huawei and Honor phones were in serious trouble whether their devices support future Android updates or not? With the Android 10 release in Europe with support for Google apps and services, all doubts have been given a rest.
Not only Huawei P30 [VOG-L29] models receiving the EMUI 10 update. Huawei also pushing the same update to Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and Mate 20 X (4G) smartphones too. Moreover, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor could also release the Android 10 update for Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro, Honor V20, and Honor Magic 2 which are already in the last beta testing phase.
For the P30 and P30 Pro, the update size is about 4.47GB in size and it brings the version EMUI 10.0.0.168. The update is rolling out in batches, so if you have not received the notification for the OTA update, you will have to wait.
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Users can also manually check for updates by heading to Settings > System > Software update > Check for Updates. Some users have reported that they were able to get the update via the HiCare app then checking the update from there.
In addition to all the standard Android 10 goodies, the latest EMUI update brings a few other exciting new features. This includes a new UI design with a magazine-style layout, an enhanced dark mode, Morandi UI color system, improved security, and more. It also brings a desktop mode similar to Samsung’s Dex as well as revamped icons, animations, and wallpapers.