Honor 9 Android Pie update news: Stable EMUI and beta released with March 2019 patch

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March 11, 2019: A new EMUI update is available for owners of the Honor 9 in China using models STF-AL00, STF-AL10, and STF-TL10. The EMUI update comes with a new Android security patch for March 2019, optimizes camera performance and stability to improve its launch and photo taking speeds, and updates the pre-downloaded songs to better cater to your preference.

Of course, the rollout is staggered, meaning some users will receive the download notification ahead of others. Also, Honor says your device needs at least version of EMUI in order to receive the OTA update to EMUI

January 22, 2019: A new update is available for non-beta testers of the Honor 9 that installs EMUI, bringing along the latest Android security patch for January 2019 alongside the usual bug fixes and performance optimizations.

The update is available over the air and so far it has been spotted in China, but global variants should get the OTA pretty soon.

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For all the latest Huawei Honor 9 software updates, this page has all the details you would like to know. The post has details about minor security and bug fixes as well as major Android OS updates, their changelogs and where possible, download links are also available.


Honor 9 update timeline

Date EMUI version & Android OS Changelog
11 Mar 2019 | Android 9 March 2019 security patch, optimizes Camera performance and stability to improve its launch and photo taking speeds, and updates the pre-downloaded songs to better cater to your preference
22 Jan 2019 | Android 8.0 January 2019 security patch
18 Jan 2019 | Android 9 January 2019 security patch, Adds VoLTE support, Fixes the problem of blackening the lower boundary of a special scene, and Fixes an issue where a particular scenario could not be applied separately
08 Jan 2019 | Android 8.0 Version 358 (based on Oreo) fixes issues with camera app and phone finde feature; it also adds call recording and SOS features, while updating the security patch to December 2018
23 Dec 2018 | Android 9 Third beta update based on Android 9 Pie (EMUI 9.0)
10 Dec 2018 | Android 9 November security fix for Android 9 EMUI 9.0 beta update
30 Nov 2018 | Android 8.0 November 2018 security patch
22 Nov 2018 | Android 9 Installs Android 9 Pie beta with EMUI 9.0 on models STF-AL00, STF-AL10, and STF-TL10
02 Nov 2918 | Android 8.0 November 2018 security update
15 Oct 2018 | Android 8.0 October 2018 security update
23 Sep 2018 | Android 8.0 September 2018 security update, GPU Turbo


EMUI 9.0

Honor 9 Android Pie update

  • EMUI 9.0 beta now available
  • Stable Android Pie update could be out in January 2019

Huawei started testing Android 9 Pie beta on the Honor 9 in October 2018, way earlier than what most of us expected. However, this update was meant for the Chinese market and while back then the company didn’t say whether other regions will also be invited to join the EMUI 9 beta program, the update seems to have opened up to more markets. You must be using at least version to qualify for this update.

The Honor 9 update to Android 9 Pie is its second major OS upgrade after Oreo, which was released to the device in April 2018.

Related: Huawei Honor Android 9 Pie update news

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