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EMUI 8.0 brings facial unlocking to Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro

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Recently Huawei had a number of terminals that have, among other novelties, functions of facial unlocking . Now this tool also reaches mobiles presented by the brand a long time ago, such as the Huawei Mate 9 and the Huawei Mate 9 Pro , who receive this unlocking technology thanks to the latest update of the operating system.

Just a few hours ago, users of the Huawei Mate 9 and its variant with higher specifications, have begun to receive the update of EMUI 8.0 via OTA on their phones. between the list of changes announced with the new software, several new features for the devices are presented, but if one calls attention to the others it is the possibility of unlocking the mobile with our face. Function received by the two smartphones of the Chinese brand.

Along with the facial unlocking function, the update of EMUI 8.0 to its version 8.0.0.356, it also leaves us some controls based on gestures, such as the creation of new screens on the desktop or new ways to access applications. In addition to facial unlocking, the Huawei Mate 9 and the Mate 9 Pro now it has bug fixes, including the problem of the late reception of messaging app messages, as well as an assistant when setting up the smartphone to play Play Store titles.

EMUI 8.0 brings facial unlocking to Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro

In addition to these additions and important corrections, the new update adds new icons optimized for several applications to the system. In addition, the update also has the latest security patch of Android May 2018

Facial unlocking in the Huawei Mate 9

At this point there is little to explain the facial release. It is a hidden function in the mobile settings that allows unlocking the smartphone looking directly at the front camera. This is coupled with the introduction of pattern or password and the fingerprint sensor to access the contents of the phone. With the update of EMUI 8.0 , you will find the configuration of Facial unlocking on the Huawei Mate 9 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro within the settings application and accessing the Lock screen and keys menu. Just as you register a fingerprint, you will find an option to add faces.

So many are the innovations included in the update of EMUI 8.0 that reaches a weight of 514 MB. This new update reaches the Huawei Mate 9 with model number MHA-AL00, MHA-TL00 and the Huawei Mate 9 Pro model LON-AL00. Also included are the Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design Edition.