The File Extensions Database


.HWT File Extension

  • Developer by: Huawei
  • Category: Mobile phones related Files

What is an .HWT file?

.HWT is Huawei Emotion UI theme

File extension hwt is mainly related to the Emotion UI, a customized launcher developed for Huawei smart mobile phones, such as Huawei P9, P8, P8 Lite, Ascend series, Mate series, Honor, etc., with Google Android operating system.

A .hwt file stores data related to graphics themes for Emotion UI. The new themes can be downloaded and installed with Theme Manager app included in Emotion UI.


How to open:

You can apply .hwt themes to certain Huawei mobile devices. To edit hwt files you can use third party app for Android called Theme Creator EMOTIONui.

How to convert:

A conversion for this file type is unlikely, it seems that the themes (.hwt) can only be applied to the device and not transformed to anything else.

How to solve problems with HWT files

  • Associate the HWT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any HWT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.HWT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the HWT file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .HWT is Huawei Emotion UI theme. Because only the current version supports the latest HWT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Huawei manufacturer website after an available .HWT is Huawei Emotion UI theme update.
  • To make sure that your HWT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.