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Download EMUI 9.1 for Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 Lite, Mate 20 X, and RS variants – OTA and Full dload firmware

EMUI 9.1 is the latest firmware update from Huawei. Yes, Huawei – the same electronics giant and major smartphone manufacture that recently got banned by the US government for allegedly allowing backdoors for the Chinese governments. Huawei still has 90 days of grace period to take control of their situation. So their smartphones can still receive Android OS updates withing this period; as supported by Google. Today, Huawei is rolling out EMUI 9.1 update to all Huawei Mate 20 series phones starting now.

Now, EMUI may not be everyone’s favorite Android skin, but the EMUI 9.1 sure brings a refreshed look and some stunning features like GPU Turbo 3.0, EROFS system function, new swipe gestures, and more ;as seen on Huawei’s latest flagship P30 Pro. The same EMUI 9.1 is now available for Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, and RS variants. This covers all the Mate 20 variants out there in all regions. The EMUI 9.1 firmware is based on Android 9 Pie. However, the manufacturer also promised Android Q for many of its flagships as well. Moreover, EMUI 9.1 will make it upto 49 Huawei and Honor devices in the very near future.

Users can update their Mate 20 series phones to the latest EMUI 9.1 using the official Huawei Hicare Beta Program APK. Huawei’s beta testing program also called Friendly User Test (FUT). Here in this tutorial you will find just how to download the latest EMUI 9.1 and install it on your Huawei Mate 20 series phones. The Hicare download link is in the description below. You simply need to sign up for the beta program and you will receive an OTA update after registration.

OTA download for EMUI 9.1 for Huawei Mate 20 Pro variant

As Huawei’s official OTA update sates:

EMUI 9.1 is designed to further streamline and enhance the quality of your user experience. This system version allows you to swipe up on a video in Gallery to generate an MV and customize videos for incoming calls from your contacts. GPU Turbo 3.0 revamps graphics processing ability for an improved gaming experience. This update also improves the user experience with simplified settings and better device interactions.

[System]
Adds the EROFS system function, which improves app speed and fluidity.

Incoming call video]
Customises incoming call videos for your contacts.

Here is the official announcement from Huawei:

Download EMUI 9.1 for Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 Lite, Mate 20 X, and RS Variants

Here are all the cool features from the EMUI 9.1:

List of Huawei devices receiving EMUI 9.1

June

  • P20 Lite
  • Mate 20
  • Mate 20 Pro / Mate 20 RS Porsche Design

July 2019

  • P20 / P20 Pro
  • nova 3 / 3i
  • P30 Lite
  • Mate 10 / 10 Pro / 10 RS Porsche Design
  • Mate 9 / Mate 9 Pro
  • Y9 2019
  • Y6 Pro 2019
  • Y5 2019

August

  • P10 / P10 Plus

How to update Hauwei Mate 20 phones to EMUI 9.1 via HiCare FUT?

The Huawei’s Beta program has started in several regions. However, only a select few will be accepted into the Beta program. When the Beta is live, you will be able to get the OTA updates from below registration link.

Download Huawei Hicare Beta APK

Here we are providing the direct download link to download the Beta Program.

Step-1 After downloading the App, generate a new HW ID using your cell phone number/e-mail address.

Android Oreo for Huawei Mate 9
Download the App then generate Huawei ID

Step-2 Next through the App, register yourself and join the Beta Project

Android Oreo for Huawei Mate 9
Next step is to register yourself and join the Beta Project

Step-3 Now that you are using the Beta version, if you face any trouble or bugs etc, you can report the same in details by following the below steps.

Android Oreo for Huawei Mate 9
You can provide your feedback to Huawei after using the Beta Version

Therefore, enjoy Android Pie for Huawei devices and enjoy the Beta version till the stable version rolls out. This comes with loads of features that will shape up Huawei as the next big thing. So, grab it, install and enjoy.

Download Huawei Mate 20 EMUI 9.1 Full Stock Firmware dload method

Following you will find the EMUI 9.1 full stock firmware for Huawei Mate 20, HMA-L29, C432, C185, C636, and more to flash it via Dload method. Dload is a manual update installation method for Huawei devices.

Huawei Mate 20:

Thanks to reddit member u/Younes_ch for the files.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro:

How to Install EMUI 9.1 onto Huawei Mate 20 via dload method?

Dload Method 1

  • Download the update.zip file from above
  • Extract it to get the the update.app file
  • Create a folder called dload in the root of your phone storage (meaning outside every folder) and place the file in that folder
  • Now go to the phone Settings > Update and press the menu button
  • Select choose Local update
  • Select the update.app file when displayed by tapping on it
  • The installation process will begin
  • Wait for completion and then reboot your device

Dload Method 2

  • Download the update.zip file from above
  • Extract it to get the the update.app file
  • Create a folder called dload in the root of your phone storage (meaning outside every folder) and place the file in that folder
  • Now turn off your device comepletely
  • Press and hold 3 buttons (Volume Up, Volume Down and Power Button) together
  • The update process will start automatically
  • Wait for completion and then reboot your device

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