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Team OpenKirin opens website to support all EMUI 8 Huawei/Honor devices

Huawei and their subsidiary Honor ship their smartphones and tablets with their EMUI software. It's a heavily modified version of the stock Android framework that offers a lot of features not found in AOSP. Some people prefer all of the added features while the stock Android purists would much rather have stock Android running on...

Huawei Mate 8, P9, Honor 8, Honor Note 8, and Honor 6X receive Android Oreo beta in China

Although Android Oreo was released nearly a year ago now, device makers are still working on releasing updated Android builds. Huawei and its subsidiary Honor have released Oreo updates for many of their devices, but many have wondered if some of their older devices would receive the update. Today, the companies have announced that the Huawei...

Honor 6X update may bring VoLTE support for all Indian Carriers

The Honor 6X, a budget device released by Honor back in October of 2016, is a pretty old device now yet still somewhat regularly receives upgrades from Honor themselves. Earlier this week, an update which might bring VoLTE support for all Indian carriers has been rolled out, which is a function that the device lacked...

Honor X Series has Reached the 40 Million Units Sales Milestone

Huawei's subsidiary Honor has carved out its own unique identity. Its smartphones are cheaper than its parent company's smartphones, and they're targeted for an online-first audience. In India, the company has stated that it wants to become the number one smartphone manufacturer in the country. Recently, it's also accelerated its international expansion, and it's announced...

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: Incorrect Rumor] Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro Will Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Before the End of 2017

UPDATE 9/7/2016: A trusted source has informed us that this statement was an inaccurate rumor from a local team, and that no Android 8.0 updates have been officially confirmed for Honor devices. The article below thus reflects incorrect or unconfirmed information. During the past couple of years, Huawei has become increasingly better when it comes to...

Huawei Mate 9 and Honor 6X Receive Big Price Cuts on Amazon

Huawei launched the Mate 9 back in November of last year and it's been quite the popular device. It comes equipped with a 5.9" 1080p display, the Kirin 960 SoC and 4GB of RAM. When launched, the company said that others may be taking risks with innovations, they're happier making iterative improvements year after year....

Kernel Source Code is Now Available for the Honor 6X

While there were some Android N custom ROMs already available for the Honor 6X in our forum, they weren't quite stable enough for daily use. XDA Senior Member simo255 recently pointed out that the kernel source code for the Honor 6X was finally released so stable ROMs should be easier to make and come by. You can...

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 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...