[Update: Stable rolling out] EMUI 9 beta testing begins for the Honor 8 Pro
Huawei, as well as its sub-brand Honor, used to not have a good track record when it came to releasing timely software updates for their older smartphones. However, things seem to be picking up pace with the Android Pie-based EMUI 9 releases, and now Honor is inviting users to preview the software on one of their older flagships. After the Honor View 10, Honor 9, and Honor 8X, it’s update time for another, relatively older, device from the company.
Now, Huawei has invited beta testers to evaluate EMUI 9.0 on Honor 8 Pro. EMUI 9.0 is the latest version of EMUI that’s based on Android Pie. To enroll for the beta testing, you must download an APK file and install it.
Once you install the app, follow these steps:
- Start the app and login with your HiCloud ID (if necessary)
- Go to “Personal” tab
- Tap on “Join project” and then on “Available projects”
- Here, you can choose the EMUI 9.0 update for your Honor 8 Pro
After installing the update, you will also be able to report any bugs in the beta ROM using the same app itself.
Meanwhile, you can check this list and see if your Huawei or Honor device will be eligible for an Android Pie update in the near future.
Thanks to XDA Recognized Contributor miststudent2011 for the tip!
Update 1: Stable EMUI 9 Rolling Out
Honor has announced the rollout of EMUI 9.0.1 to the Honor 8 Pro. The full changelog can be seen in the screenshots above.