EMUI 9 wont allow third-party launchers, Huawei announces

January 11th, 2019   Penny Snow   news Tags: ,

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Most phone manufacturers are using their own custom case on top of the Android running system. Even though these types of custom interfaces introduce new options that are missing in stock Android, not everyone is a fan of the design of the custom case. For those, the third-party launchers arrive in convenient, allowing them to customize the watch.

However, Huawei is presently taking a step that will block the third-party launchers on its Android fork EMUI. Huawei has reported through its channels that it will be blocking the use of third-party launchers on EMUI 9.

The manufacturer is trying to explain this by saying that it received feedback from users who encountered various problems although using third-party launchers. So, the manufacturer says that in order to maintain the customer experience, it will block the use of launchers.

Huawei further more adds that most third-party launchers come pre-installed with bloatware which in switch affects the phone’s experience. It adds that from time to time, due to high power consumption by this kind of programs, the phone also starts experiencing heating-related issues.

An additional issue that the Chinese company is pointing out is advertisements. It says that most third-party launchers are loaded with advertisements, from pop-up ads to background apps, what apart from inconvenience for usage, Furthermore poses a privacy risk.

In light of this, the company says that it has made a decision that from EMUI 9, users wouldn’t be allowed to set third-party launchers as the default. Whereas it seems to be that the manufacturer is concerned When it comes the users’ data and performance, Huawei has taken an easy way out and is depriving its users of using the function which is one of the primary things that makes Android the most outstanding mobile running system.

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