The HUAWEI P40 and P40 Pro are based on Android 10 operating system. This device comes with the new HUAWEI AppGallery and is not compatible with Google Play Store and services.
HUAWEI AppGallery is the official app distribution platform for HUAWEI smartphones and tablets. Available in more than 170 countries, AppGallery is the third largest app marketplace in the world. It's an app store where users can easily and securely discover, find and download thousands of apps from around the world.
How to get your Favourite Apps
|Phone Clone: Phone Clone is the safest and fastest way to transfer contacts, photos, videos, apps and even settings from your previous device to your new HUAWEI smartphone. |
|Explore AppGallery: AppGallery is HUAWEI’s official app distribution platform. All kinds of safe, selected and fun apps are available for download through here. |
|Petal Search. HUAWEI Petal Search is your gateway to a million apps. The Petal Search widget allows users to find every app they need right from the homescreen of their device.|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the HUAWEI AppGallery?
HUAWEI AppGallery is the official app distribution platform for HUAWEI smartphones and tablets. Available in more than 170 countries, AppGallery is the third largest app marketplace in the world. It is an app store where users can easily and securely discover, find and download thousands of apps from around the world.
HUAWEI aims to make AppGallery an open, innovative app platform that strictly protects users’ privacy and security, while providing a unique and smart experience. HUAWEI works with some of the world’s most innovative developers to create the app store of the future.
How is AppGallery different (for me) to other app stores? Why should I use it?
HUAWEI aims to make AppGallery an open app platform that strictly protects users’ privacy and security, while providing a unique and smart experience.
In order to deliver a safe and secure user experience, HUAWEI AppGallery features a professional four-layer security system designed to detect malicious behaviour, facilitate privacy check and ensure app security.
HUAWEI AppGallery offers various easy, innovative ways to discover, explore and share a wide range of mobile apps, and includes an easy search functionality, top apps rankings per category, editor’s picks, a wish list and more. Exclusive gift benefits, including vouchers, in-app credits, promotion codes, discount coupons, and VIP privileges are also available for HUAWEI users.
With 400 million monthly active users, HUAWEI AppGallery is the world’s third largest app marketplace with thousands of popular apps across a wide range of categories. HUAWEI works with some of the world’s most innovative developers to create the app store of the future.
How many apps are there in the AppGallery?
The HUAWEI AppGallery also has over one million applications worldwide, and has had over 180 billion cumulative application downloads in the past year.
Currently, there are more than 45,000 applications which can access HMS Core worldwide – a year on year increase of over 65%.
Does the AppGallery have my Canadian apps?
HUAWEI is rapidly building the HUAWEI AppGallery to be an open gateway to thousands of popular apps from all over the world. AppGallery is the third largest app marketplace in the world, and new international and local Canadian apps are added to the gallery regularly. While you can find internationally popular apps such as TikTok, Snapchat, Microsoft Office and Aliexpress, you can also find local Canadian apps such as Wattpad, Flipp, The Weather Network and Indigo.
Is it safe to download apps from the AppGallery?
HUAWEI AppGallery is designed to deliver a safe and secure user experience. HUAWEI AppGallery features a four-layer security system designed to detect malicious behaviour, facilitate privacy check and ensure app security.
How do I register for the AppGallery?
HUAWEI AppGallery comes pre-installed on all new HUAWEI devices (e.g. Mate 30 Pro and P40 series) ready to use for free.
When you set up your new HUAWEI phone, you will automatically be taken through the quick and easy process of creating (or logging in to) your personal HUAWEI ID. HUAWEI ID is a personal account that lets you seamlessly access and connect HUAWEI’s exclusive services, including AppGallery, HUAWEI Cloud, Health and more.
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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?
There are several ways to install your favorite apps on your new HUAWEI smartphone. Here are four easy ways:
- You can easily transfer your favorite apps from your old to your new smartphone using Phone Clone
- You can find and install many popular apps via the AppGallery, such as TikTok, Snapchat, Flipp and Wattpad
- You can download MoreApps app in AppGallery. It's an app where you can find secure apk download resources in third-party app stores for most Canadian apps
- You can also use a web browser to access the web version of the app, and add it to home screen as a shortcut
If you still can't find your desired app, you can add your desired app to "Wish List" in AppGallery. HUAWEI will notify you when the app is available in HUAWEI AppGallery.
HUAWEI is working with global app developers to continuously improve the HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS) platform to offer user experience
See instructions on downloading your favourite apps here.
Can I use other app stores on this phone?
HUAWEI AppGallery is the official app store for HUAWEI devices and comes pre-installed on all new HUAWEI devices (e.g. Mate 30 Pro and P40 series). Google Play Store will not be pre-installed in the upcoming HUAWEI devices, such as Mate 30 Pro and P40 series.
Can I get Google apps on my phone?
Currently it’s not possible to download Google apps on new HUAWEI devices. However, all new HUAWEI smartphones (e.g. Mate 30 Pro and P40 series) come with pre-installed, easy-to-use apps such as HUAWEI Browser to easily browse the web, and HUAWEI Cloud for safe and secure cloud storage. Google services such as YouTube and Google Maps can be used via the HUAWEI Browser simply by visiting the destination web page online.
Where can I get more information on apps installations?
- You can ask in the HUAWEI Canada Community. Stop by the HUAWEI community and take part in discussions about the AppGallery
- Contact HUAWEI’s Customer Service Hotline 1-888-548-2934:
- English: Monday to Sunday 8:00am to 10:00pm (EST)
- French: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 9:00pm (EST)