HUAWEI MOBILE SERVICES (HMS) Posts on XDA

HMS Core 5.0 introduces an AR Engine, Computer Graphics Kit, Accelerate Kit and more improvements

Huawei Mobile Services, or HMS, is Huawei’s alternative to GMS, and it similarly consists of user-facing applications as well as core background services. HMS provides an experience that is consistent across devices and independent of the platform version. The HMS ecosystem is comprised of HMS Apps, the HMS Core, and the HMS Capabilities that the...

Huawei’s “Apps UP” contest puts up $1 million in prizes for the best apps and games using HMS Core

The trade restrictions imposed on Huawei by the US have forced the company to lay more emphasis on developing its own products. Over the last year, the company has managed to set up an ecosystem of alternative products to replace all of Google's products that it currently doesn't have access to. These include HMS Core,...

Huawei releases its “Contact Shield” API for COVID-19 contact tracing

As many countries around the world are lifting their stay-at-home orders, public health agencies are scrambling to implement contact tracing to limit a resurgence of COVID-19. Several app-based contact tracing solutions have arisen in the past few weeks, some of which are based on Google and Apple's Exposure Notification API, and now developers of public...

Huawei can’t launch new Android smartphones with Google apps before May 2021 as Trump extends trade ban

The last few smartphones launched by Huawei and its sub-brand Honor don't come with Google Mobile Services (GMS) or the Google Play Store. Instead, they feature Huawei's own alternatives to these services, namely Huawei Mobile Services Core (HMS Core) and Huawei AppGallery. This is due to the fact that on May 15th, 2019, U.S. President...

Easily integrate Huawei Mobile Services into your Unity game with the HMS Unity Plugin!

Huawei Mobile Services, or HMS, is Huawei’s alternative to GMS, consisting of user-facing apps as well as core background services. The idea behind Huawei Mobile Services is to provide an experience that is consistent across devices and independent of the platform update. HMS Ecosystem has seen its monthly average users increase from 420 Million globally...

HMS Core on Android is Huawei’s alternative to Google Play Services

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is objectively one of the best hardware releases of this year, featuring practically every meaningful innovation in the phone world so far, and introducing a fair few of its own. However, despite offering one of the best sets of features available on an Android smartphone, it cannot be recommended to...