Huawei Mate 9 originally comes with the EMUI 5.0 and can be upgraded to the latest and much refined EMUI 8.0. Mate 9 is also set to receive the latest GPU Turbo Technology update which will increase the phone’s performance by 60% and decrease the battery consumption by 30%.
EMUI is an easy to use skin based on Android that offers many useful features but its icons are spread across the screen because of the absence of the app drawer by default. However, this feature can be enabled manually from settings. Here’s how
How to Enable App Drawer in EMUI 5.0
If you are still using your Huawei Mate 9 or Mate 9 Pro with EMUI 5.0 you can perform following steps to enable app drawer on your phone.
- First, go to the Settings app and tap on the “HomeScreen Style”
- You will see two options, “Standard” and “Drawer.”
- Select “Drawer” to display all the apps in a drawer
You will not find this step difficult as these options appear in a large font, and also with the graphical representation.
After you select “Drawer,” your screen will go blank for a few seconds as the phone arranges the icons in a new style. Now, you will see the drawer option in the middle of the bottom of the screen. Tap it to view the list of apps.
The apps are automatically sorted in an alphabetical order and you can search for any app by typing in the search bar, which appears on the top of the drawer. The app drawer looks great and you will not find it difficult to use.