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15 more Huawei devices join stable HarmonyOS 4.2 update batch [List]



15 Huawei devices stable HarmonyOS 4.2

Huawei has now released the stable HarmonyOS 4.2 update for 15 more devices alongside the Mate 40 Pro phone and a few Nova lineups. It is a significant move from the company’s side for its old flagship phone users. Let’s check the details.

In recent times, the Chinese phone maker has served the 4.2 software build to many devices including smartphones, tablets, earbuds, smart TVs, and more.

The company aims to optimize its devices with prominent features as well as improvements ahead of the HarmonyOS NEXT release. Although it is unclear how many models will receive the next major software upgrade and its capabilities.

It is worth mentioning that an early input reported HarmonyOS NEXT apps testing on Mate 40 Pro. Thus we can expect that the old flagship is capable of surfing new software and could receive the next super update in the future.

Stable HarmonyOS 4.2 update for Huawei devices is rolling out with the version. Ensure to have 8GB of free space in your phone to store the firmware. Also, use a Wi-Fi connection over regular mobile data pack for smoother installation.

15 more Huawei devices that joined the stable HarmonyOS 4.2 batch

  • Huawei Mate 50
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • Huaewi Mate 40 Pro+
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro 4G
  • Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate 40E
  • Huawei Mate 40E Pro
  • Huawei Mate 40E 4G
  • Huawei Nova 11
  • Huawei Nova 11 Pro
  • Huawei Nova 11 Ultra
  • Huawei Nova 10
  • Huawei Nova 10 Pro
  • Huawei Nova 9
  • Huawei Nova 9 Pro
15 Huawei devices stable HarmonyOS 4.2

Stable HarmonyOS 4.2 update is out for 15 more Huawei devices (Image Credits: Huawei)

HarmonyOS 4.2 Update Changelog


  • Introduced a new geometry party theme that lets you select distinct triangular shapes to create a group thus, begins the party by following the click gestures to scroll above or below the lock screen.
  • Added a new geometric sticker theme which can pile up different triangular shapes or colorful stickers, creating a personalized theme. Moreover, users can interact with these stickers with click gestures on the lock screen.
  • Added a new mood fun theme where you can choose from various cute expressions freely as well as combine them to form an enriched theme via several layout methods.
  • Added a new mood fun theme where you can choose from various cute expressions freely as well as combine them to form an enriched theme via several layout methods.
  • The Art theme lets you replace and change the background with presets of image cutouts to add a more creative expression on the lock screen.

User Interface:

  • Celia suggestions widgets can be stacked for display to improve the user experience.
  • Polishes the operation details of more scenarios to make visual effects, prompts, etc. more refined and accurate.


  • Optimize the global search experience and make the home screen pull-down feature smoother
  • Improve the user experience in various scenarios such as application startup, task switching, sliding, interrupting animations, etc., giving you a smoother and smoother operating feel.
  • Added a new WLAN network automatic connection tab, which can individually control whether to auto-connect to previously connected WLAN networks.


  • Integrates a device-cloud cooperation mechanism to achieve more accurate and faster control of malicious apps
  • Added an anti-false alarm feature to smartly identify viruses and risky applications, making HarmonyOS more pure and secure
  • Blocks in-app ads (pop-up ads when the phone is shaken) by preventing apps from obtaining the device orientation. (Settings > Privacy > Permission Manager > Device Orientation)
  • Better control on notification sending permissions for new third-party apps.


  • Upgraded the ‘Huawei Reading’ service. Based on HarmonyOS features, it provides you with a high-quality reading experience such as millions of good books, AI emotional reading, and cross-device circulation.

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