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HarmonyOS Update

All Huawei Mate 40 series (CN) users can now upgrade over HarmonyOS 2



Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus

Last month, Huawei began a stable HarmonyOS 2.0 rollout for all of the Mate 40 series devices in China. This flagship series participated along with 18 devices that installed the stable HM OS 2 update for the first phase.

Now, the company is expanding the stable HarmonyOS 2.0 for eligible devices limited to the Chinese market. All of the models of Mate 40 smartphones inside mainland China running EMUI 11 can directly upgrade over HM OS.

Models getting an update:

  • Huawei Mate 40
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus
  • Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate 40E

Huawei HarmonyOS

After installing the official HarmonyOS 2.0 version, the above-mentioned model will provide the fresh and interesting user interface that comes with HarmonyOS 2.0. Also, its brand new distributed capabilities with advanced functionality.

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Global users are still waiting:

There’s no confirmation is available about the launch of HarmonyOS 2 for the global users.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro

Points to know:

  • This update will not erase your data.
  • We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  • Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  • Maintain enough storage and battery in your device.

Stable HarmonyOS 2.0 version:

Huawei Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro Plus, Mate 40 RS, and Mate 40E smartphone users currently working with EMUI 11 version (SP1)/175/177/180 can upgrade over HarmnyOS 20 version

HarmonyOS 2.0 changelog:

Home-screen: Swiping up on the app icon generates a service widget, which can be resized dragged to a new location, or added to your custom home screen.

Control Panel: Swiping down from the upper-right edge of the screen takes you to Control Panel. Device Control access has been added to the shortcut switches panel so that you can control all of your devices with the same ease as navigating on your phone.

Service Center: If you swipe up from the lower left or lower right corner on the screen, the system will lead to the Service Center. This is the place, where all of your collected service widgets are stored and ready to offer access to your desired services.

Smart Folder: HarmonyOS adds support for app categorization and management. By pressing down on a standard folder displays a large folder, which offers direct access to desired apps.

HarmoynOS Fonts: HarmonyOS brings support for step-free font Weight adjustments and adjusts the size of the font itself.

Smart Home: Offers nimble, intelligent operations on household appliances, such as quickly accessing the phone’s network from the devices, controlling screenless devices, installation-free apps, and direct service access, which can be accessed by tapping your phone against the selected household appliance, or bringing your phone into the proximity to the appliance.

Smart Office: Under this label, HarmonyOS brings you the capability to transfer files on cross-device platforms without requiring a data cable with the power of Huawei Share, which increases the file transfer speed and provides faster and secure file sharing between Huawei smartphones, computers, and tablets.

Seamless Performance: All operations, including touches and swipes, are smoother and more natural, with images and videos loading more quickly as well.

Task manager: Support task status saving infrequently used apps, meaning that even after you’ve switched to another app, you can pick up a previous task right from where you had left off.


App Guard: The App Guard mode is enabled by default, to ensure that all apps subject deep scans for malicious behavior, security vulnerabilities, privacy risks, and other related behaviors while being installed. This prevents risky apps from being installed while helping safeguard the secure running environment of the entire system.

Certifications: The TEE OS security kernel has obtained the CC EAL5+ certification, indicating the highest security level for a global commercial operating system kernel. The HarmonyOS operating system has obtained CC EAL4+ security certification, China’s highest security certification.

Collaborative Security: Add a mobile – Computer collaborative authentication feature and allows you to unlock your phone by entering the phone’s screen unlock password on your Huawei computer when your phone and computer are connected via multi-screen collaboration.

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Stable HarmonyOS 2 rollout begins for Huawei P30 (CN), what’s in for global version?