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How To Use Developer Mode On Huawei P20/P10/P9/P8/Honor 10/9/8/7/Mate 10/9/8/Y9/Y5/Y3

You’ve been having this HuaweiP20/P10/P9/P8/Honor 10/9/8/7/Mate 10/9/8/Y9/Y5/Y3 for a while now and you tested pretty much everything you had at hand – security settings, new features, special controls and so on. But what if there are still things that you haven’t explored so far? That’s right, some of the Android smartphone features are hidden from the regular users under the Developer mode. Since not many people are aware of it, only those who truly know it will seek to unlock these hidden features.

If you’re reading this, you must at least have heard of it and you want to know how to use Huawei P20/P10/P9/P8/Honor 10/9/8/7/Mate 10/9/8/Y9/Y5/Y3 Developer mode. The curiosity is understandable since it will allow you to adjust some settings and to enable the USB debugging to use even more advanced features. So, below you will find the instructions on how to locate this option in your phone’s menus – because it is hidden.

Any worries you might have at this point, regarding whether you should do this or not, aren’t necessarily a sign that you have to stop. It is important to know that there’s nothing you can do from these menus that will break the phone. You will simply be able to use some advanced settings, that’s all.


To enable the Developer mode on Huawei P20/P10/P9/P8/Honor 10/9/8/7/Mate 10/9/8/Y9/Y5/Y3

  1. Turn on the device;
  2. Go to the Home screen;
  3. Swipe the Notification shade;
  4. Tap on Settings;
  5. Select About Device;
  6. Tap on the option labeled as Build Number;
  7. Tap on it several times in a row, until you see a message;
  8. Hit the back button and return to the general Settings;
  9. Now, right under the About Device, you should be able to see a new setting that wasn’t there in the first place – the Developer mode;
  10. Tap on it and turn its switch to On, for full functionality.


Once you did all that, the Developer Mode will be active on your Huawei P20/P10/P9/P8/Honor 10/9/8/7/Mate 10/9/8/Y9/Y5/Y3 and you will notice all kinds of new settings that you didn’t even know of. Enjoy exploring!


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