In July 2018, VideoLAN has restricted Huawei SmartPhone users from downloading their popular VLC Media Player. The cold war between these giants have come to an end as the VideoLAN has made the VLC Media Player re-available for the Huawei Smartphone users. Yes, Huawei Smartphone users can now download VLC Media Player for watching videos and music files.
VLC Media Player is now available to download from Google Play Store for Huawei Smartphones. The company had blacklisted Huawei Smartphone users from downloading this media player due to some legal issues. However, the issues have been resolved and now the Huawei users can install it directly from the Play Store.
VideoLAN has officially confirmed the availability of VLC Media Player app for the Huawei users via Tweet. The company has shared the information from its official Twitter handle. The embedded tweet can be seen here.
Dear friends of @AndroidPolice: it's been available for months already.
Huawei fixed their firmware a long time ago, and we released the day after the availability.
But you know, you can contact us: we have a press email https://t.co/XrZSmuZcDb
— VideoLAN (@videolan) April 15, 2019
The company has further added that the same media player has been there for Huawei Smartphones months ago. The company had restricted the devices due to firmware and its updates. The company has recently fixed their firmware and now they are able to download and install the player on their respective Huawei Smartphones.
If we talk about the past, the company has first blacklisted the Huawei P20 Smartphone and then P10, P8 smartphones. All the Huawei users now can download and install VLC Media Player right from the Play Store.
Months back, many Huawei Smartphone users have confirmed that the VLC Media Player is not working properly on their smartphones. The music keeps on running and they are unable to quit the app. Due to such issues, VideoLAN had restricted Huawei Smartphones. However, the issues have been resolved now and users can happily explore their videos and music files from the VLC MEdia Player itself.
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