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EMUI 9 wont allow third-party launchers, Huawei announces

EMUI 9 wont allow third-party launchers, Huawei announces


Most phone manufacturers are using their own custom skin on top of the Android operating system. While these types of custom interfaces unveield fresh attributes that are missing in stock Android, not everyone is a fan of the design of the custom case. For individuals, the third-party launchers come in handy, allowing them to customize the Check.

However, Huawei is currently taking a step that will block the third-party launchers on its Android fork EMUI. Huawei has announced through its forums 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 company says that in order to maintain the consumer 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 occasionally, thanks to high power consumption by this sort of apps, the smartphone Furthermore starts experiencing heating-related issues.

Another problem! that the Chinese manufacturer is pointing out is advertisements. It says that most third-party launchers are loaded with advertisements, from pop-up ads to background programs, which apart from inconvenience for usage, also poses a privacy risk.

In light of this, the company says that it has decided that from EMUI 9, users wouldn’t be allowed to set third-party launchers as the default. While it seems 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 feature which is one of the important things that makes Android the most popular mobile operating system.

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