Cannot Change the Screen Sleep in Huawei Settings – How to Adjust the Sleep Timeout?

cant change screen sleep timeout in huawei display settings

It annoys me when the screen suddenly turns off or becomes darker while reading. Therefore, I always increase the screen backlight time (sleep timeout), usually choosing 2 minutes. This timeout is the most comfortable for me, so that the screen does not turn off when it is not awaited.screen timeout

In this step-by step guide I will explain how to change (increase or decrease) the sleep timeout of the screen on Huawei P30, Mate or any other modern Huawei phone that runs Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9 on top of it. Besides that you will understand why the “Sleep” setting is greyed out (just unclickable) and you cannot change the screen timeout. The solution is actually easy.

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How to Enable the Dark Theme on Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei P30 Pro

In this simple guide you will learn how to enable the dark theme (or dark mode) in settings of your Huawei P30 Pro in a few taps of your finger. The tutorial will be also applicable to all other modern models running Android 9 with EMUI 9.1 such as Huawei Mate 20 and Huawei Mate 30 that should be released soon.

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How to Enable Three-Finger Gesture to Take Screenshot on Huawei

I enjoy Huawei’s EMui very much! One of my favorite features in this UI is gestures. In particular, it is very handy to take a screenshots using three-finger gesture instead of pressing and holding some key combination. And when your phone has 6-inch screen it is especially important. In this guide I will show how to enable the feature on Huawei phones like P20/Pro/Lite, Mate 20/Pro/Lite, Nova 3/3i, Honor View series, etc.

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Huawei EMUI: Display Counters Instead of Notification Dots on App Icons

Notification counters Huawei

Do you remember how happy we were when Google rolled out those dots for apps? It seemed so exciting to see dots right on the icons on new message, discussion reply or other event. Some time later the badges appeared and began to compete with dots. There is no doubt that the notification with counters look more informative because they can tell you the exact number of notifications the apps has for you. Personally I prefer to know how many calls I missed or how many messages I received when I gaze at my Huawei phone’s screen. Otherwise, I will need to open each app to find that out. Today I will explain how to display badges with counters instead of dots on Huawei phones running EMUI 8.2. All screenshots taken on my Nova 3i. But the guide is also applicable to other models, such as P20, P20 Pro/Lite, Honor 8X, etc. I will add extra steps as soon as new EMUI version comes out with changes. Continue reading