HONOR Magic-link Supported Devices & System Requirements

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Multi-Screen Collaboration

For more information on supported models, refer to Compatible Phone Models for Multi-Screen Collaboration. 

Features Requirements Supported Phones Supported Laptops
Control your phone from the laptop HONOR laptops installed with Windows system.
  • HONOR phones that support NFC and run Magic UI 3.0 or later.
  • HUAWEI phones that support NFC and run EMUI 10.0 or later.
  • Laptops with the HONOR Magic-link icon and PC Manager version 10.0 or later.
Drag and drop files Supports these system apps:
Gallery, Files, Notepad, Email, and Recorder.
Note: For Recorder, you can only drag files from your phone to the laptop.
Audio and video continuity Fully supports the Phone app. Third-party app support depends on the app version.
  • HONOR phones that support NFC and run Magic UI 3.1 or later.
  • HUAWEI phones that support NFC and run EMUI 10.1 or later.
  • Laptops with the HONOR Magic-link icon and PC Manager version 10.1 or later.
Open files on the phone directly on the laptop Files, documents, and compressed files in Files, and website addresses in Notepad can be opened directly using default laptop applications. Third-party app support depends on the app version.

File sharing

For more information on supported models, refer to Compatible Phone Models for File Sharing and Data Syncing.

Features Requirements Supported Phones Supported Laptops
Image Sharing
  • • From phone to laptop: up to 500 images each time.
  • • From laptop to phone: 1 image each time.
  • HONOR phones that support NFC and run EMUI 9.0 or later, or Magic UI 2.0 or later.
  • HUAWEI phones that support NFC and run EMUI 9.0 or later.
  • Laptops with the HONOR Magic-link icon and PC Manager version 9.0.1.80 or later.
Video Sharing Supported video formats: MP4, AVI, MKV, MPG, MPEG, and MOV.
Document Sharing
  • • Supported document types: Word, PPT, Excel, PDF, and TXT.
  • • From laptop to phone: Open the document using Microsoft Office 2016 or later versions.
  • • From phone to laptop: Open the document using WPS version of 11.5.2 or later.
  • HONOR phones that support NFC and run EMUI 9.1 or later, or Magic UI 2.1 or later.
  • HUAWEI phones that support NFC and run EMUI 9.1 or later.
  • Laptops with the HONOR Magic-link icon and PC Manager version 9.1 or later.
Screen Recording
  • • Maximum single recording time is 60 seconds.
  • • Only available on laptops with Intel processor.

Data syncing

The phone and computer need to be logged in to the same HUAWEI ID; For more information, refer to Compatible Phone Models for File sharing and Data syncing.

Features Requirements Supported Phones Supported Laptops
Clipboard Sharing For sharing text only.

  • HONOR phones that support NFC and run EMUI 9.1 or later, or Magic UI 2.1 or later.
  • HUAWEI phones that support NFC and run EMUI 9.1 or later.
  • Laptops with the HONOR Magic-link icon and PC Manager version 9.1 or later.
Syncing recent documents Only documents opened on your phone in the last 7 days can be synced to your HONOR laptop through PC Manager. This feature only supports the following file types: Word, Powerpoint, Excel, PDF, and RTF.

Note: • To check the system version of your HONOR/HUAWEI phone, go to Settings > System > Software update. • To check the PC Manager version, open PC Manager, and go to >About.

Compatible Phone Models for Multi-Screen Collaboration

HONOR phones:

HONOR 30, HONOR 30 Pro, HONOR 30 Pro+, HONOR View30, HONOR View30 Pro, HONOR 20, HONOR View20, HONOR 20 Pro, HONOR Magic2, HONOR 10, HONOR View10 Pro

HUAWEI phones:

HUAWEI P40, HUAWEI P40 Pro, HUAWEI P40 Pro+, HUAWEI P30, HUAWEI P30 Pro, HUAWEI P20, HUAWEI P20 Pro, HUAWEI Mate 30, HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro, PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 30 RS, HUAWEI Mate 20, HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro, PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS, HUAWEI Mate 20X(4G), HUAWEI Mate 20X(5G), HUAWEI Mate X, HUAWEI Mate Xs, HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS, HUAWEI Nova 7 Pro, HUAWEI Nova 6, HUAWEI Nova 5 Pro, HUAWEI Nova 4

Compatible Phone Models for File Sharing and Data Syncing

HONOR phones:

HONOR 30, HONOR 30 Pro, HONOR View30, HONOR View30 Pro, HONOR 20, HONOR 20 Pro, HONOR Magic2, HONOR 9, HONOR View9, HONOR 10, HONOR View10, HONOR View20, and HONOR Play

HUAWEI phones:

HUAWEI P40, HUAWEI P40 Pro, HUAWEI P40 Pro+, HUAWEI Mate 30, HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro, PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 30 RS, HUAWEI Mate 20, HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro, HUAWEI Mate 20 X, PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS, HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS, HUAWEI Mate 9, HUAWEI Mate 9 Pro, HUAWEI P10, HUAWEI P10 Plus, HUAWEI P20, HUAWEI P20 Pro, HUAWEI P30, HUAWEI P30 Pro, HUAWEI Nova 5T, HUAWEI Mate Xs

Note: • Support for features varies by region. • Stay tuned for an updated list of compatible devices. Please contact customer service for further assistance.

NFC Detection Area

Note: NFC detection area may vary with phone models, but it is usually near the rear camera.

FAQs

  • What should I do if there is no response when I tap my phone to the HONOR Magic-link icon, or there is no connection request though the NFC tag has been detected?

    • Ensure that your phone is unlocked and the screen is kept on.
    • Check that NFC is enabled.
    • Tap the NFC detection area at the back of your phone against the HONOR Magic-link icon until your phone vibrates or rings.
  • What should I do if image transfer fails when I tap my phone to the laptop's HONOR Magic-link icon?

    • Check the laptop model compatibility: HONOR Magic-link is only available on laptops with PC Manager version 9.0.1.80 or later that is running in the background.
    • Make sure that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are enabled on your laptop, and that Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC are enabled on your phone. Tap the NFC detection area at the back of your phone to the HONOR Magic-link icon again. If the issue persists, restart your phone and laptop.
  • If I open a file on my phone and my laptop at the same time, which file will be transferred first?

    • The file on your phone will be transferred to your laptop first by default.
    • To change the direction of the file transfer, close the file on your phone and go to the phone's home screen.
  • Where are files transferred from my phone stored on the laptop?

    • Open PC Manager, go to Settings > Phone Connection (My Phone) to view or modify the location where the files are stored.
  • Which phone apps can I use to drag and drop files between devices in Multi-Screen Collaboration?

    • System apps: Gallery, Files, Notepad, Email, and Recorder.Third-party apps: some apps are supported, may be dependent on app version.(Note: Recorder files can only be dragged from your phone to the laptop.)
  • Which speaker does the audio come out of when I make calls while using Multi-Screen Collaboration?

    • The audio will come out of whichever device you use to make or answer the call.
    • To switch the output device, swipe down on the home screen to display the notification panel then follow the onscreen instructions to select the output device.
    • Audio and video continuity is supported with the Phone app. Third-party app support depends on the app version.
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