EMUI 5.0 Posts on XDA

Get Themes from the Huawei Mate 10 Pro on Any EMUI 5 Device

When Huawei launches a new device, they like to include a unique batch of themes to add uniqueness and freshness to the user interface. These all support Huawei's built-in theme platform within their OEM ROM, EMUI. With the company recently launching the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, XDA Senior Member Jozinek was able to get their hands on the...

How to Enable the App Twin Feature on Huawei & Honor Devices with EMUI 5.0

EMUI 5.0 launched with the Huawei Mate 9 and it came with a feature called App Twin. App Twin allows you to clone certain applications so you can set up multiple accounts. The original list of applications that App Twin lets you clone is fairly limited, but we figured out how to make it work...

[Update: More Evidence] EMUI 8.0 is Likely Huawei’s Next Version of EMUI Rather than EMUI 6.0

Last week, we published an exclusive first look at Huawei's Android Oreo update for the Huawei Mate 9. While we stand by the majority of our findings in that piece (we did, after all, obtain access to pre-release firmware builds for the device), there is one small piece of information that we now believe is...

OpenSans and Roboto Fonts for Unrooted Huawei and Honor Devices on EMUI 4.0+

Thanks to the way Huawei implements themes on Honor and Huawei devices running EMUI 4.x and EMUI 5.x, we can easily add a couple of new fonts to the device without needing root access. XDA Senior Member DarkAlpha.Sete has put together a couple of font files and written a guide that details how to install the OpenSans...

Honor 6X Receiving Nougat Update with EMUI 5.0

We have some pretty good news for Honor 6X users. This smartphone is now receiving an update to Android Nougat with EMUI 5.0 on board. Some devices should already get a notification about the available update, but the update should hit all of devices by late May. Android 7.0 brings a lot of awesome features including...

How to Enable System UI Tuner to Modify the Status Bar in EMUI 4+

After years of minimal customization options, Android Marshmallow finally introduced some basic customization features that had existed in custom ROMs for ages through the inclusion of the System UI tuner. This feature is included in all Android 6.0+ Google devices, and in order to access it you need to pull down the status bar and long-press on the...

How to Add Third-Party Music Apps to EMUI’s Music Lock Screen [Root]

EMUI, like many OEM skins, modifies the stock lock screen to fit its theme and incorporate features that the company believes their users will need quick access to. One of the features that EMUI's lock screen offers is the ability to display the currently playing music track with beautiful, full screen album art and large track...

How to use EMUI’s App Twin Feature on any Launcher

A few days ago, I shared a tutorial outlining how to use EMUI's App Twin feature with any installed application or game on your device. If you own a Huawei or Honor device that is on Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5 (such as the Huawei Mate 9 family, Huawei P9/P9 Lite, Honor 6X, or Honor...

Beta Testing for EMUI 5.0/Android Nougat Begins for the Honor 6X

On its official Twitter account, Honor U.S.A has announced that Android Nougat with EMUI 5.0 is in the beta testing phase for the Honor 6X. Honor has been systematically adding more devices to its beta update program as per their Nougat roll-out schedule, and with the Honor 6X now joining that list, it will only be...

How to Clone any Application with EMUI’s App Twin Feature [No Root]

If you've recently purchased a Huawei Mate 9 or you're one of the lucky few to partake in the EMUI 5.0 beta for some Huawei/Honor devices, then you might have heard of the new "App Twin" feature. Evidently, Huawei must consider this feature one of EMUI's biggest selling points, since they stuck it in the top-most...

How to Hide the Navigation Bar in EMUI 5.0 [No Root]

What was once considered a niche category is now practically the mainstream, as bigger screen phones continue to storm the smartphone market. Huawei's latest flagship smartphone, the Huawei Mate 9, features a large 6.0" screen that would naturally make it more difficult to use the phone one-handed if it wasn't thanks to Huawei's ingenious implementation of...

How to Change the Font Style on EMUI 5.0 [No Root]

One of the key features of Huawei's Emotion UI (EMUI) is the ability to install custom themes onto the device. Themers can package their work into .hwt files that can then be applied by EMUI's theme manager application. Users can customize the lock screen style, wallpapers, icons, background colors, and finally the font.However, some users who...