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August 2021 firmware update for Huawei Watch 3 and 3 Pro brings a big list of features

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Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 users began receiving a new big feature-packed update. According to the information, the August 2021 update for the Huawei Watch 3 devices brings a number of new features to these smart wearables powered by HarmonyOS.

To be specific, the August 2021 update for the Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro is not a regular firmware update and comes with firmware version 2.0.0.179 (C00E179R1P179) and 269 MB package size.

More interestingly, the changelog of this update brings a big list of new features, optimizations, fixes to improve the user experience of HarmonyOS on Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro.

The firmware update adds many practical and intelligent features (some functions need to be updated after “sports health” is applied to the latest version to support).

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The complete changes of this big Huawei Watch 3 firmware update are linked below.

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  • Support custom video watch face
  • Add audio control panel
  • Add loT device control panel
  • Support flip wrist mute call function (open path: Settings> Accessibility> Gesture)
  • Add AI Life application
  • Support synchronization of mobile phone local music (need to import through sports and health applications)
  • Added a variety of preset dials in the ultra-long battery life mode
  • Do not disturb mode supports setting the do not disturb time period
  • Add “Extra long” to the shortcut menu Battery life” and “WLAN” shortcut switch

Optimizations:

  • Optimize weather widget, improve positioning, and update speed
  • Optimize unlock function, improve the security of smart unlock
  • Optimize message notification function, support ringtone reminder
  • Optimize voice assistant

Notes for user experience update:

  • Some functions have requirements for the mobile phone system. For details, please refer to the official announcement of the pollen forum.
  • Please keep the network connection during the update process, if the update fails, please try again.
  • The update process of the wearable device may be long. Please wait patiently for the progress bar on the device side to complete, and the device will automatically restart after the system is updated.
  • If you encounter any problems during use, please visit the pollen forum or call the Huawei customer service hotline 950800 for support.

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How to check for updates on Huawei Watch 3 series

  • Connect the Watch 3 to your smartphone using the Huawei Health app
  • Now open the app >> Devices >> then tap on Device name.
  • Choose Firmware update.
  • If any new software update is found, then follow the on-screen instructions.

Huawei Watch 3 and 3 Pro:

Huawei Watch 3 and 3 Pro launched as first-ever smartwatches to come with HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. These devices come with a premium design and a bunch of health-related capabilities.

These wearables feature a heart rate sensor, up to 14 days long battery, skin temperature measurement function, and emergency call feature.

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In the health department, the Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro comes with over 100 different workout modes, skin temperature detection, fall detection, SOS alert, SpO2, sleep monitoring, and many more.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro HarmonyOS portrait service widget feature rolling out

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Huawei is rolling out a new software update for the Mate 20 Pro that brings an important HarmonyOS portrait gallery service widget feature. This is an addition to other ingredients of the latest software rollout for the Mate 20 device in China.

The changelog is identical to the software rollout that became visible for the Huawei Mate 40 series, very recently in China. Therefore, the same update is now being sent to these three years old flagship.

According to the information, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro portrait service widget feature update comes with HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.207 along with an update package size of 0.97GB. This is quite a big package because there’s a lot more to explore.

The latest portrait service widget allows you to rotate photos (in gallery view), swipe to change them to change the on-screen image, or click on the photo to open the app for a large view of selection.

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The new software update for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a better service center, a new cross-device task manager, adds Celia keyboard as well as system stability and AI Celia voice assistant improvement.

This update is currently expanding in batches for the Huawei Mate 20 series models running HarmonyOS 2.0 in China. Therefore, the Chinese tech maker is now wondering to improve the device with the latest enhancements as possible.

The latest software rollout is only available for the Chinese consumers of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, while the global users still run EMUI 11 software system and waiting eagerly for the next major upgrade.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Portrait HarmonyOS service widget

How to Update

If you have the Huawei Mate 20 or Mate 20 Pro with the HarmonyOS operating system, you can check for the update via the following instructions.

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Go to the settings section. To do this, open Settings > Software & updates > updates, Check for updates, and if available, download and install. Your phone will restart and begin the installation process.

Before you begin, it’s recommended that you charge your smartphone sufficiently so it won’t run out of power during the update procedure. Also, keep a backup of your important data, so you won’t lose a nick of your important memories. Furthermore, the downloaded update package will be deleted automatically once the installation finishes.

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 and MatePad 10Ts getting new EMUI software updates

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8-inch and MatePad T10s are receiving new software update in the global market. These phones are checking this software rollout with EMUI software versions including 11.0.0.217 and 10.1.0.190 respectively for both of these tablets.

For your information, these two devices are eligible to upgrade over HarmonyOS in China but the situation remained unknown for the global consumers.

Aside from this, the MatePad Pro 10.8 is receiving a new September 2021 security patch. On the other hand, the Huawei MatePad 10Ts brings a new changelog with lots of brand new changes. Check it linked down below.

Huawei MatePad Pro Update Changelog:

Integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security. For more information on the security of Huawei EMUI system updates.

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Huawei MatePad T10s changelog:

Apps:

Improves the horizontal display in certain third-party apps. Adds a quick download shortcut for Celia Keyboard to the home screen. The app can be downloaded by tapping the shortcut. (Note: If the setting for Auto-update of apps in AppGallery is set to On or Wi-Fi only, app updates will be downloaded and installed automatically when the network connection is good.)

System:

Improves system stability in certain scenarios.

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Security:

Integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security. For more information on the security of Huawei EMUI system updates.

How to update these two tablets?

How to check for download:

Via Settings

  • Open Settings
  • Then tap on System & updates.
  • Click Software update.
  • Tap on Check for updates option.
  • If a new update shows up, then click Download and install.

Via Support app:

  • Alternatively, the users can also check for the new update via the Support/My Huawei app. To do so:
  • Open the app.
  • Then go to the Service tab and click the Update button.
  • Tap on Check for update option, if found any then click Download and install.
  • After installing reboot the device.

Here are some of the important notes:

  • Your personal data will not be deleted by the update. However, we recommend that you back up important data before updating.
  • If you encounter problems during the update, call the Huawei customer service line or visit a Huawei customer service center.
  • The update package will be automatically deleted when the update is complete.

(Source – Huaweiblog – 1, 2)

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro global units gets September 2021 security update [EMUI]

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The global units of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro are receiving a new software update that brings September 2021 security update. There could be better if Huawei would have revealed a new major update for the consumers but the Chinese phone maker may be required more time.

According to the huaweiblog, Huawei Mate 40 Pro September 2021 security update comes with EMUI 11.0.0.208 (C432E6R4P1) in the global market. This rollout is now expanding in batches and there are many people that have been waiting to install the latest version.

On the other hand, the Chinese version of the Huawei Mate 40 devices with HarmonyOS a bunch of new features including the cross-device feature as well as other important addition and improvement. Read more here.

huawei mate 40 pro september 2021 security update

(thanks to the tipster – Sargej)

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro Update Changelog:

Security:

Integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security. For more information about the security of Huawei’s EMUI system updates, please visit the Huawei official website.

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Before you upgrade:

  1. We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  2. Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  3. Do not forcefully turn off the phone, once the installation is started.

How to update your smartphone:

There are two ways that you can download this latest software update, both of these areas the following:

VIA SETTINGS:

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  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap Software update
  4. Tap Check for Updates
  5. Download and Install
  6. Install

After the installation and restart, we recommend you let the system optimize the new application so your device can run smoothly on further commands.

VIA SUPPORT:

You can also request this update via the Support app with the following instructions.

  1. Open the Support app
  2. Go to the Services tab
  3. Tap on Update
  4. Download and Install
  5. Install
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