HUAWEI mobile services and the AppGallery

The HUAWEI P40 and P40 Pro are based on the Android 10 operating system. These phones come with the NEW HUAWEI AppGallery. Note: These phones are not compatible with Google services or Play Store.

AppGallery is available in more than 170 countries, which makes it the 3rd largest app marketplace in the world. Users can easily and securely discover and download thousands of apps from around the world.

How to get your favourite apps

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Phone Clone. Phone Clone is the safest and fastest way to transfer contacts, photos, videos, apps, and even settings from your previous phone to your new HUAWEI smartphone.

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Explore AppGallery. AppGallery is HUAWEI’s official app distribution platform for HUAWEI smartphones and tablets. Discover and download a wide range of safe, selected, and fun apps!

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Petal Search. HUAWEI Petal Search gives you access to a million apps. With the Petal Search widget, you can find every app you need right from your phone’s home screen.


What is the HUAWEI AppGallery?

HUAWEI works with some of the world’s most innovative developers to create the app store of the future. HUAWEI AppGallery is the official app distribution platform for HUAWEI smartphones and tablets.

How is AppGallery different from other app stores? Why should I use it?

HUAWEI aims to make AppGallery an open app platform that strictly protects your privacy and security, while providing a unique and smart experience.

HUAWEI AppGallery offers many easy and innovative ways to explore, discover, and share a wide range of mobile apps. It includes an easy search feature, ranks the top apps in each category, suggests editor’s picks, allows you to make a wish list, and more!

HUAWEI users also get exclusive gift benefits, including vouchers, in-app credits, promotion codes, discount coupons, and VIP privileges.

With 400 million monthly active users, HUAWEI AppGallery is the world’s 3rd largest app marketplace with thousands of popular apps across a wide range of categories.

How many apps are there in the AppGallery?

The HUAWEI AppGallery has over one million applications worldwide and has had over 180 billion cumulative application downloads in the past year. Right now, there are more than 45000 applications that can access HMS Core worldwide – a year on year increase of over 65%.

Does the AppGallery have my Canadian apps?

HUAWEI is quickly building the HUAWEI AppGallery to give access to thousands of popular apps from all over the world, and new international and local Canadian apps are added to the gallery regularly. You can find internationally popular apps, like TikTok, Snapchat, Microsoft Office, and Aliexpress, as well as local Canadian apps, like Wattpad, Flipp, The Weather Network, and Indigo.

Is it safe to download apps from the AppGallery?

Yes. HUAWEI AppGallery is designed to provide a safe and secure user experience. It has a professional four-layer security system designed to detect malicious behaviour, make privacy checks easier, and guarantee app security.

How do I register for the AppGallery?

On all new HUAWEI phones (e.g. Mate 30 Pro and P40 series), AppGallery comes pre-installed, free, and ready to use.

When you set up your new HUAWEI phone, you’ll automatically be taken through the quick and easy process of creating (or logging in to) your personal HUAWEI ID, a personal account that lets you seamlessly access HUAWEI’s exclusive services, including AppGallery, HUAWEI Cloud, Health, and more.

HUAWEI mobile services & apps

How do I get my apps onto my HUAWEI device without the Google Play Store? What if I can't find my favourite apps in HUAWEI AppGallery?

Here are four easy ways to install your favorite apps on your new HUAWEI smartphone:

  1. You can easily transfer your favorite apps from your old to your new smartphone using Phone Clone.

  2. You can find and install many popular apps through AppGallery, such as TikTok, Snapchat, Flipp, and Wattpad.

  3. You can download MoreApps in AppGallery. This app lets you find secure APK download resources in third-party app stores for most Canadian apps.

  4. You can use a web browser to access the web version of the app, then add it to your phone’s home screen as a shortcut.

If you still can't find the app you’re looking for, you can add it to your "Wish List" in AppGallery. HUAWEI will notify you when it’s available in HUAWEI AppGallery.

HUAWEI is working with global app developers to continuously improve the HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS) platform to offer an improved user experience.

For instructions on downloading your favourite apps, please click here.

Can I use other app stores on this phone?

No, HUAWEI AppGallery is the official app store for HUAWEI phones and comes pre-installed on all new HUAWEI devices (e.g. Mate 30 Pro and P40 series).

Google Play Store won’t be pre-installed in the upcoming HUAWEI phones, such as the Mate 30 Pro and P40 series.

Can I get Google apps on my phone?

At this time, it’s not possible to download Google apps on new HUAWEI phones. However, all new HUAWEI smartphones (e.g. Mate 30 Pro and P40 series) come with pre-installed and easy-to-use apps, like HUAWEI Browser to easily browse the web and HUAWEI Cloud for safe and secure cloud storage.

You can access Google services, like YouTube and Google Maps, via the HUAWEI Browser simply by visiting the destination web page online.

Contact Information & Help

Where can I get more information on apps installations?

  1. You can ask in the HUAWEI Canada Community. Stop by and take part in discussions about the AppGallery!

  2. Contact HUAWEI’s Customer Service Hotline at 1-888-548-2934.
    English: Mon-Sun, 8:00-22:00 (EST)
    French: Mon-Fri, 9:00-21:00 (EST)

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