The recently launched Huawei P20 (EML-L29) has received Android 8.1 Oreo based new EMUI 8.1 update. The update optimizes power consumption, improves system performance and stability of the phone. The update comes as EML-L29 (C605) and available through OTA. It may take a few days to complete the OTA roll out.

Announced in March 2018, Huawei P20 features company’s latest EMUI 8.1, Notch display, Leica triple camera, Hisilicon Kirin 970 processor, 128 GB storage, 4 GB RAM and more. The device also features Navigation dock, Face Unlock, Smart Assistance, Motion Control, Knuckle gestures and more.


Huawei P20 Receives new EMUI 8.1 update

Comes to the new software update, the (C605) update will improve overall performance of Huawei P20 EML-L29, so the company strongly recommends updating to this version.

Below is what is new in this update:

  • Optimizes power consumption for longer usage
  • Improves system performance and stability for smoother operations
  • Optimizes the wallpaper display for a better experience
  • Fixes an issue where the other party’s voice was occasionally delayed when answering calls while using OK Google

If you have not received the OTA notification for EMUI 8.1 update on Huawei P20, then check it manually by going to Settings > About Phone > System Updates > check for the new firmware.

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Before installing the update, make sure at least 50% battery charge left on the phone. In addition, keep in mind that this update will not erase your personal data, but it is recommend that you back up any important data before updating.

Manual Installation: Technically talented owners of P20 can download the EML-L29 (C605) update file and install it manually. The update is currently available on Huawei servers that you can download and flash through dload method.

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