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Battery life and Wi-Fi improvements rolling out for Huawei P40, Mate 40 and Mate X2 HarmonyOS 2 testers

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Huawei P40, Mate 40, Mate 30, Mate X2, and MatePad Pro series are the first to explore the features of HarmonyOS 2. This new operating system comes with new technological advancements that make it a complete solution for IoT devices.

HarmonyOS operating system is a new generation of the intelligent operating system, which provides a unified language for the intelligence, interconnection, and collaboration of different devices.

All of its capabilities are designed to bring you a simple, smooth, continuous, safe, and reliable full-scene interactive experience.

In the first part of the public beta journey, Huawei has announced a bunch of features for these devices that include a whole new user interface consisting of the home screen with a movable and resizable widget system. As well as a new smart control center that can take you to most of the accessible features in a single place.

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HarmonyOS 2 offers more than just a suite of simple features as it’s designed to provide an interconnected device experience across different platforms.

Currently, HarmonyOS 2 beta is marching towards the third round of public beta and it has already recruited devices for the closed HarmonyOS 2 beta testing.

Meanwhile, selected testers continue to get new beta builds that improve the software performance with added new features as well as optimizations and bug fixes.

As recently, Huawei began to push a new public beta software for Huawei Mate 40, Mate 30, P40 and Mate X2 devices.

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This software update brings new fixes for the Contact app, optimizations for WiFi connectivity for a smoother experience, fixes lock screen wallpaper issue, and system optimizations for a better user experience.

Some of the users of the HarmonyOS reported the problems with the Wi-Fi connection and the company has taken a fast and effective stance on this matter by rolling out a new software update and provide a fix.

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Changelog of this update:

  • Contact App: Fix the problem that some features of the Contacts app are not working accurately
  • Connectivity: Optimizes the stability of WLAN connection and internet surfing experience
  • Display: Fix the issues of lock screen wallpaper
  • System: Optimizes the power consumption system to extend battery life

Except for Mate 30 series, the Huawei Mate 40, P40, and Mate X2 also receiving improvement for sound effects while playing games.

Software versions:

Huawei Mate 30, P40, Mate X2 devices receiving the latest public beta version with HarmonyOS 2.0.0.127 upgrading from HarmonyOS 2.0.0.116. On the other hand, the Huawei Mate 40 lineup is receiving these new changes with HarmonyOS 2 public beta version 2.0.0.128 upgrading from the same HarmonyOS 2 base version.

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Points to keep in mind before update:

  • Users are compulsory to download and upgrade to the required EMUI version to receive the beta push.
  • During the closed beta test, users are suggested to enable the user experience improvement plan (path: Settings-System and Update-User Experience Improvement Plan) to facilitate the developers to perform system and application analysis, fault diagnosis, etc., and continue to improve the version quality.
  • This upgrade will not delete your data, but it is recommended that users take a backup of all of the important data to a PC or the cloud before the update process begins and confirm that the backup content is complete, otherwise it may cause a risk of data loss.
  • Some third-party apps may not be compatible with HarmonyOS, the app may not work as usual after the update. It is recommended that you try to update the apps on the latest version from AppGallery.
  • After the upgrade process is completed, the phone may heat up, get cold or perform slow charging. This is caused by the self-optimization and adaptation process performed by the system following the upgrade.
  • Following the upgrade, rest assured that it will recover by itself after a period of time. It is recommended that you charge for more than 1 hour in your free time. During the charging period, the system will perform optimization to ensure that the mobile application is quickly adapted.
  • After the update, the home screen may get unorganized, please adjust it manually.
  • This update procedure requires to vacate at least 10GB of free space for the installation package, which will automatically be deleted after the successful installation.

Also, check:

New sound, display, and system improvements released for Huawei Mate 40 Series with HarmonyOS 2

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HarmonyOS 3 Large Folders Sizes: 3×1, 1×3, 3×6, 3×3

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Large Folders is an innovation that your phone actually needs and HarmonyOS is the first mobile OS to bring it. However, HarmonyOS 3 further improves this feature with brand new customizations and took it two steps ahead.

You see, HarmonyOS 2 allowed you to create large folders but HarmonyOS 3 lets you play with different sizes. How many sizes you can choose from?

Note: Large Folders sizes depend on the app count. Hence, you will require enough app icons to support row and column extensions.

Large Folders sizes:

First comes the default one, it has 3 rows and 3 column layout. Once maximized, the screen enables these sizes automatically for your use cases. Afterward, you can tap and hold the folder’s edges to extend its size into the following forms.

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3 rows × 1 column

1 row × 3 column

3 rows × 6 column

HarmonyOS 2 large folders have been the most useful creation by far but with HarmonyOS 3 it has become more creative and intuitive with various sizes.

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How to create a large folder:

Large folders allow you to organize your home screen apps inside a traditional app group with a variety of new functionalities.

All you need to do is to tap and hold any folder and select ‘Enlarge’ to change the size of that folder. You can touch any app within a large folder to open the app directly from the home screen, without having to enter the folder first.

To view more apps within a large folder, touch the stacked icon in the lower right corner of the folder.

HarmonyOS 3 has various features but this one has its own reputation. Even if companies such as Realme and other Chinese phone makers are copying the large folders, they cannot do it better than Huawei.

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HarmonyOS 3.0 beta 4 reaches to Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 tablets

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Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 HarmonyOS 3 beta 4

Yes, the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta 4 has reached the Huawei tablet section and keeping its legs on the MatePad Pro 12.6 2021 device. Being a new beta, it has some fresh and reflective tweaks in its pocket for the respective smart gadgets.

What are these new tweaks? Let’s find it out!

Consequently, the list of comprehensive tweaks and tugs begins from the optimizations. Yes, this beta package is here to optimize some minute twitches that frequently create hurdles in the efficient user experience.

Initially, the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta 4 firmware for the Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 nourishes the smart multi-window feature. This means that now there will be a full stop to the minor hindrances that often restrict users to perform numerous tasks at the same second.

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On the other hand, the update also simplifies the cleaning management of the device. This is the main element that the company is putting in its fourth beta rollout for every device. Ultimately, this cleaning management relates to the task card that keeps on filling the cache files and other unnecessary data.

Last but not least, the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta 4 accompanies the September 2022 security patch. With more than 60 fixes, the patch makes the internal system more stable. Thus, a medium-sized pack of security and optimization is approaching your smart tablet.

You can install the HarmonyOS 3.0.0.126 beta version for enjoying a new state of your device. But, before moving to the update section, make sure that your MatePad Pro 12.6 tablet is holding 3.0.0.116 build as an upgradable version.

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 HarmonyOS 3 beta 4

HarmonyOS 3.0 Beta 4 update info:

Compatible Models

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  • Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 2021 (WGR-W09)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 2021 (WGR-W19)
  • Huawei Mate Pad Pro 12.6 2021 (WGR-AN19)

Changelog: Optimizations

  • Optimizes the experience of smart multi-window
  • Optimizes the application task card cleaning function

Security

  • Incorporates September 2022 security patch to enhance the overall stability of the device.

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 HarmonyOS 3 beta 4

Till now, Huawei has rolled out many beta updates. Since it’s the fourth update, can we count it as the last one? Or there are some more beta games to play? We will keep updating you on this aspect. So stay tuned.

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 gets September 2022 HarmonyOS 3.0 beta 3 update

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 tablet users, here are two new offerings for you! The company has released the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta 3 and the latest arrived – September 2022 security patch for the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 devices.

According to the information, the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta 3 is making its way to the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 with build version 3.0.0.126. Being a beta update, it might be weighing more than 800MB in size. Hence, keep ample space free in your device.

As already mentioned, the update log reads the presence of the September 2022 security patch. Alternatively, this patch will strengthen the security system against privacy-related threats. And most importantly, it will boost the overall functioning system, making it more responsive and coherent toward users.

HarmonyOS 3.0 Beta 3 and its optimizations

Since it’s the third beta, there are just a handful of improvements in the new firmware. However, this update ensures that slowly and steadily, we are reaching the stable stage of the HarmonyOS 3.0 interface. So keep patience, as soon the company will roll out a trustworthy system update to your device.

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Coming back to the changelog, the update improves the multi-window function for the device for a better collaborative and multitasking experience. Thereafter, the company enhances the task card and its cleaning management. As a result, there will be fewer lags and more efficiency.

Optimizations

  • Optimizes the experience of smart multi-window
  • Optimizes the application task card cleaning function
  • Optimizes the system stability of some scenarios

Security

  • Incorporates the September 2022 security patch to enhance system security.

Make sure that you have the baseline version 3.0.0.116 for installing the current update. Also, you must have the following adaptive models in your hands to take the benefits of the latest beta iteration:

  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 2021 (MRR-W29)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 2021 (MRR-W39)

If you are having the above-required elements, then do not waste the moment. Jump into the update section and grab the new beta package now.

Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 HarmonyOS 3.0 beta 3

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