Best Huawei Mate 20 Pro tips and tricks, The ultimate EMUI 9.0 masterclass
Date: 10 January 2019
Best Huawei Mate 20 Pro tips and tricks, The ultimate EMUI 9.0 masterclass: If you have just bought a new Huawei Mate 20 Pro. it may look a little different from other androids, the reason why it looks like different from other android is it runs on EMUI 9.0. It’s os running on googles newest android os android pie. This phone is packed with a lot of new features, but as always its new to you may find it a little difficult to operate. Here we are going to discuss some most popular features you will like to use, let’s just dive into it.
Lock screen tips: Always-on, wallpapers
Get an Always-On display: this phone has an OLED display on it so it offers always on display even when you are not using it. By default it is turned off but you can turn it on you have to swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > select Home Screen & Wallpaper > Always on Display.
Change the lock screen wallpaper/ screensaver/cover: if you don’t like the wallpaper you have right now you can change it by swiping down from your home screen, then tap on the setting button and then opt for select Home Screen & Wallpaper and then Magazine Unlock. Here you will see a lot of beautiful wallpapers and you can also set wallpapers from your home screen.
Charging-only screen saver: and if you only want to change screen saver instead of your wallpaper you can do this from Home screen > hit the settings cog icon > select Display > More display settings > Screensaver.
Quick-launch shortcuts: like iOS, you can also quickly launch some apps from home screen. The five apps you can quick launch from your home screen are Quick-access Recorder, Flashlight, Calculator, Stopwatch, QR code scanner.
Display personal signature/text: IF you would like to show some personal message on the home screen you can do this by swiping down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Home screen & wallpaper > Lock screen signature.
Homescreen tips: Notch, style, grid size: Having a notch is a new trend in the smartphone industry, in order to increase the screen size, companies are using all the space they can. But not everyone like it, and maybe you are one of them who wants to get rid of that. To deactivate this swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > select Display > More display settings > Notch. And here turn the toggle off.
Home Screen Style: either you are one of them who likes app drawer, or maybe you like the standard layout. So in this new phone, you have got two options, you can switch between both of them. To switch between them Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Home screen & wallpaper > Home Screen Style and here choose for what you prefer.
The number of app icons: Some of us will like to have large icons, and some of them will like them small and packed on minimum space. So Huawei Mate 20 Pro allows you to choose the app icon size you prefer. To set your prefered size swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Home screen & wallpaper > Home screen settings > Home layout and choose your prefered size here.
PIN/Pattern/Fingerprint/Face Unlock: Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a fingerprint sensor under its screen, sounds cool. And you can also register multiple fingerprints here. To register your fingerprint here swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Security & privacy > Fingerprint ID. and here follow the prompts and set your fingerprints.
Lock apps with fingerprint ID: Not just to lock your phone but you can also use the fingerprint sensor to lock your individual apps. To do so swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Security & privacy > App lock. And here choose the app you want to lock.
Register face recognition: with the fingerprint, Huawei mate 20 pros also have face recognition feature so if you would like to use it you can register your face swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Security & privacy > Face recognition. And following the instruction.
Multiple accounts, hide content, duplicate app logins
Hide sensitive files: We all have some file we don’t want to share with anyone and don’t want that anyone can check in them, so the Huawei mate 20 pro offers you feature to hide your sensitive files. To set up the lock on files Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Security & privacy > File safe.
Secure the second login: if there are some other people who use your phone, but you don’t want them to access some specific apps or some personal data, you can set up a second space for them. To do so Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Security & privacy > PrivateSpace.
App Twin: if you want to run two apps from one app, for example, you have only one WhatsApp and have two sim cards, you can use app twin, to use it Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Apps > App Twin. and set up your app twins here.
Allow/silence/block notifications from an app: completely turning off notification is easy, but if you want to hide notifications from only some specific apps then Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Notifications (or Apps). And here you can set up notifications for specific apps.
Activate Do Not Disturb: DND is an essential feature. What it does is when it is turned on the notifications, calls, and other stuff that pop up on our screen won’t disturb us everything will be muted. To activate DND Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the Do Not Disturb icon. And you are done.
Battery optimization tips
Turn off Power consumption alert per app: To turn off battery alert popup you have to Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Apps > select the relevant app, and make changes here.
Charge a Qi wireless device from the Mate 20 Pro: it may sound something new in the smartphone industry. You can now put some another wireless charging device with Mate 20 pro. To get some charge from it, but before this, you have to enable this feature. To activate this Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Battery >Wireless reverse charging.
Auto Launch / Run In Background / Launch by other apps: Some apps drain a lot of battery, and we want them to stop this. So to decide power drain for each app individually Swipe down from the top of the home screen > hit the settings cog icon > Battery > App Launch. And here select the app or batch of apps and choose what you want to do.
Show battery percentage remaining: By default, it doesn’t show the percentage of the battery remains to activate this once you are in better setting hit the settings cog to the top right. then tap on the Battery percentage and choose what you want.
Mate 20 Pro camera features
Ultra wide-angle shooting: to shoot in Ultra Wide-angle. Pinch out with your fingers, like we do ti zoom in till you have a zoom ratio of 0.6X. And once that appears you are in ultra wide. Enjoy clicking.
Close-up macro: by using the wide-angle lens above you can also focus on 2.5cm from the subject. So try it out.
Pro mode for manual control: if you are a photography lover, then you have used manual mode much often. To activate manual mode you just have to tap on pro from the mode dial. Here you can adjust sections like metering, ISO, shutter speed, exposure compensation, focus type and white balance control.
Capture raw files: Capturing raw files and edit them later is gives an eye-catching image. To capture in raw format Simply hit the settings cog within the Camera app, select Resolution, then toggle RAW Format on.
Select resolution: you can also opt for your required resolution, it offers you a resolution of 40MP 4:3, 10MP 4:3, 7MP 1:1 and 6MP 18.8:9 resolutions and aspect ratios. To choose between them head to camera setting and opt for resolution. Here you can choose for your prefered resolution.
Night mode: Shooting in low light is no more than the hard task, inmate pro you can activate night mode and click high-quality images in low light too.
Capture a burst of images: want to capture a moment, but clicking the shutter at the perfect time is not something that happened much often, so you can press-and-hold the screen and it will click a whirr off a rapid burst of capture, which is saved as an image stack