Download and Install Huawei P20 Android 9.0 Pie Update [EMUI 9.0]

Finally, Huawei has started rolling the Android 9.0 Pie update to the Huawei P20 series with EMUI 9.0 beta. The update is currently available to users who have signed up for Huawei Beta Program. The update already started rolling via OTA (Over the air) to users in the beta program. Waiting for the official Huawei P20 Android 9.0 Pie update? then, it’s time to enjoy EMUI 9.0 Beta based on Android Pie.

The update is now live and available to download here. If you didn’t sign up for the Huawei Beta program or you are not patient to wait for the OTA, then you can download the full firmware and flash the update via flashy tool to upgrade from Android 8.0 Oreo to Android 9.0 Pie on Huawei P20.

Huawei P20 Android 9.0 Pie Update

EMUI 9.0 Update

With EMUI 9.0 Android Pie Update, your device enables the smart user interaction in which users will experience Artificial intelligence its best. The AI can identify global landmarks and more than 10 million famous artifacts and paintings. Besides that EMUI 9.0 will simplify the device Setting and maintains the consistency between similar functions.

EMUI 9.0 will bring a significant improvement in the overall performance of the system. It will also bring improvement to the speed and performance of the Apps. After the EMUI 9.0 Android Pie Update, Huawei P20 will support WeChat fingerprint payment.  Also, the new upgrade will feature the smart temperature control mechanism. This will adjust the temperature of the device.

The popular GPU Turbo also marks its presence to provide users with a seamless and comprehensive gaming experience. In addition, EMUI 9.0 also puts emphasis on improvement in security and promotes digital health.

Android 9.0 Pie Update

Google has started rolling out the next major version of Android for the supported Google Pixel devices. After the Android 8.0 Oreo, this is the 9th iteration of Android from Google. With Android Pie, Google has revamped many UI changes which include the notification panel, Settings, Quick Toggles, and more. The main highlighted features of Android Pie are notification panel, indoor WiFi positioning, support for iPhone X-style notches, Material Design 2, Dark Mode, Enhanced Auto-fill, Dual Camera API, Neural network API implementation, and many more.

Well, let us now take a quick look at some of the most important features of Android 9 Pie. Should we?

Features of Android 9.0 Pie Update

Here are some of the main features of the Android 9 Pie:

  • Gestures: With this release of Android, Google removed the original home button with a pill that supports gestures. For instance, the users can slide up to show recent apps or slide right to quickly switch between apps.
  • New Recent Apps menu: With the earlier versions of Android, there used to be a stacked card list of Recent Apps. This is now replaced with a horizontal card list.
  • New User Interface: The Android 9 Pie has an all-new user interface that is even more minimal. Google has used the Color Sche,e which they call Material Design 2 with this version of Android.
  • Dashboard: Also known as Digital Wellbeing is One of our personal favorite features of the Android 9 Pie is the addition of a Dashboard. Now, the dashboard is that feature that would help you track your overall usage. Users can track the app(s) usage, sleep, and more. The objective here is to prevent distractions and focus on productive things.
  • Slices: With earlier versions of Android, when we search for an app on Android, the app icon itself comes up. But with this version of Android, Google is going to show you information that’s embedded within apps.
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Steps to Install Huawei P20 Android 9.0 Pie Update

Make sure to download the required tools, drivers, and ROM before trying this method.


  • Download Beta Flashy v0.2
  • Download the Huawei USB Drivers and install them on your PC
  • First, activate the Developer Option
  • Now Enable USB debugging and OEM Unlock.
  • Download the required ROM file
  • Charge your phone to at least 50% before trying this.

GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any internal/external damages to the device that may happen while/after following this guide.

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Instructions to install:

  • First, you need to download EMUI 9.0 Beta Flashy v0.2 and extract on your PC’
  • Download the firmware and extract it inside the same flashing tool extracted area.
  • You need to enable OEM unlocking and USB Debugging on your device
  • Once you have enabled OEM unlocking, now open the flashy tool and run the Flash.bat file inside it.
  • This will now flash the B47 Android 9 Pie on Huawei P20 and P20 Pro
  • Once it is done! Reboot your device and enjoy the Android Pie EMUI 9.0 beta.
  • That’s it! You have successfully flashed Android Pie.

I hope this guide was helpful enough to flash the Huawei P20 Android 9.0 Pie Update.

Huawei P20 Specifications:

Huawei P20 was launched in March 2018. Huawei P20 features a 5.8-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2240 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a Hisilicon Kirin 970 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 128GB of internal memory. The camera on the Huawei P20 comes with Dual 12MP + 20MP with Leica optics, LED flash rear camera, and 24MP front shooting camera for selfies. The handset came out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo and backed by a Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery. It also has a Fingerprint sensor in the front.


      1. Hello
        No , my phone is not rooted..
        bootloader locked ( because no method to unlock)
        Betaflashy said => “phone locked” and “FRP unlock”
        after the reboot with pins code the next message in Betaflashy => /system/bin/sh: su: not found
        !!!error. could not get root privileges. !!!
        MY phone P20 EML-L29 8.1.0 166 (C432) Europe ( france)
        i have doxnloader this => EML-L29C432E6R1P8B47-SP10log ( – Europe
        Download Data File

  1. Hi! When to probe to sign up tothe beta testing emui than is I see(beta testing is limited to channel versions and not applicable to carrier-customized versions) what can I do? Please help me

  2. I do not like this new operating system due to Email App function. It does not give a notice which account gets new emails. I have multiple accounts there, I have to check one account by one account.

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