Everyone knows that Huawei’s flagship phones come with top-notch cameras, displays, and battery life. Aside from the specs, you might not know everything you can actually do with EMUI. Have you ever swiped straight from your main home screen? If the answer is no, set aside 20 minutes and get stuck with the Huawei Assistant; you will not be disappointed.
What is the Huawei Assistant?
It’s a one-stop-shop designed to get you everything you need from your apps and files, without you having to search for them. In other words, a virtual personal assistant that puts an end to settings that are wearing you out all the time. And, of course, it’s all powered by AI.
There’s a smarter search box, AI Search, which crawls both local content on your phone and across the internet. Then there are instant access shortcuts to your four most used apps and services. AI Tips appears with pop-up information when you need it.
And the News Feed gives you real-time news at a glance from trusted sources including the BBC, The independent and The Guardian with the ability to see curated news videos and podcasts in the mix via a choice of MSN News and Squid News aggregators. Overall, the Huawei Assistant will quickly become the most productive screen on your phone.
What are AI tricks?
When you add maps for Huawei partner businesses, you can get even smarter pop-up alerts and reminders with AI Tips. So, if you’re using the popular Listonic shopping list app, for example, you can set it up to suggest recipe and grocery tips and tricks when planning your weekly store, right on the screen of the store. Huawei assistant.
You can also follow specific sports teams and events to see live scores in your feed, thanks to Enetpulse, and quickly check everything from today’s events to app usage and weather. AI Tips automatically appear right below your Instant Access apps, so you don’t miss them.
How to start
It’s simple. Simply download the latest EMUI 10.0 update to your device to get the AI wizard and tips – you can see the deployment plan for devices in Europe here. Blocked? Check out Huawei’s quick YouTube tutorial to see what the setup should look like.
The AI tricks to try first
Some of the most useful charts to add to your AI Tips notifications are eSky and TeleTrader; both show the power of the platform. With eSky, you can see flight offers from 900 airlines as well as hotel and car rental bookings, and all the essential information for your upcoming flights.
TeleTrader, meanwhile, lets you keep tabs on your favorite stocks and stock trends with real-time financial news and analysis from 100 exchanges, covering all global markets. Seriously smart.
Which Huawei models can use AI Tips?
Huawei Assistant and AI Tips come preinstalled on this year’s flagship P40 and P40 Pro, as well as the Mate 30 / Mate 30 Pro, but the big news is that with the new EMUI update, Huawei is ignoring owners of its earlier models, as it is also available on 17 Huawei and Honor phones in recent years.
So if you have a P20 or P20 Pro, P30, P30 Pro or P30 Lite or even the affordable Huawei P Smart 2019, you are ready to use the new features – just download the new EMUI update. To activate the wizard and make sure you have the latest version, click here.
Help Huawei improve Assistant and win a P40 Pro
Once you have tried the Huawei Assistant and AI Tips on your device, if you submit your feedback on how you accessed the features (i.e. through the EMUI update or by downloading the APP), you can enter your details to win a Huawei P40 Pro.
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