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Body temperature measurement feature, gestures, UI optimizations for Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro rolling out with first firmware update

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On, June 2, 2021, Huawei launched HarmonyOS powered smart products including Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro. These smartwatches are the first in their segment to come pre-installed with HarmonyOS.

The Watch 3 series comes with a new and interesting design to make the wearable more comfortable while wearing and designed for different scenarios. Also, both smartwatches provide a faster and smoother touch screen experience.

On the other hand, the new HarmonyOS interface gives more opportunity and works seamlessly with the 3D rotating crown to a new user experience.

Additionally, these new smartwatches bring a number of new watch face and themes, pre-installed AppGallery, and support standalone connectivity by activation eSIM service.

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In terms of health features, it offers a whole health monitoring system with 100+ workout modes, skin temperature detection, Sp02, Sleep tracking, heart rate monitoring, and more.

As a new wearable, Huawei will send a new firmware update for this device and further improve its performance so it can stand at the top of its level and in the service of consumers.

Talking of firmware updates, the Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro are receiving the first software update that adds new features including body temperature measurement, the Huawei Music app, support for more third-party apps as well as optimizations for better system stability.

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More information about this software update is detailed below alongside the latest features’ explanation.

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Changelog:

  • Added support body temperature detection function
  • New negative one-screen service center
  • New gesture recognition function
  • Added new Huawei Music app
  • New support for more third-party apps
  • Optimization for display interface
  • Optimizes system stability

HarmonyOS Version details:

Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro users can upgrade their smartwatch to HarmonyOS 2 version 2.0.0.136.

Update Notes:

  1. This software update is rolling out in China.
  2. It may expand to global users.
  3. The watch needs to have at least a 20% battery.
  4. Make sure the connection is stable during the update.
  5. Try again if the update fails.

Let’s take a look at new features:

Body temperature detection

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The watch has a built-in temperature detection sensor that can detect skin temperature and estimate body temperature. With this feature, users can continuously track their body temperature. And also, the device will send a reminder when the body temperature is higher or lower than the set value for 10 minutes.

Smart gesture recognition

After enabling this feature, when a call comes in, keep the screen of the watch faces up and the palm of the hand is down. Then, quickly make a fist and release it once to answer the call.

Service center

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Swipe right on the watch dial interface to enter the negative screen of the watch, and the service center will be displayed on the negative screen. Then, click on “Service Center” to display all the applications configured by the service center.

Huawei Music

This is an independent music App on the watch, which supports online listening and offline playback of music after downloading. Additionally, users can start/pause the music played on the mobile phone through the negative screen of the watch as well as performs other operations.

Third-party apps

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The third-party apps such as AutoNavi Maps, Air Travel, Tencent Sports, Sina News, Himalayas. are added to the watch system. Additionally, users can also download several more app from AppGallery.

HOW TO UPDATE:

  • Click the upper button of the watch
  • Tap on the Settings
  • Tap on System and Update
  • Tap on the Software Update option from the list
  • Tap on check for updates
  • Download and install the update

Also, check:

Huawei Watch 3 Series goes on first sale, starting at 2599 Yuan

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January 2023 update out for global Huawei P40 series and Mate 40 Pro

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Huawei P40 Series January 2023 Update

January 2023 security update began to rollout for the global model of the Huawei P40 series and Mate 40 Pro smartphone to bring up more security for these EMUI 12 powered devices.

According to the information, the latest security patch brings improvements to the smartphone and software capability. On the other hand, the January 2023 security update with a build version of 12.0.0.300 for the Huawei P40 series and Mate 40 Pro.

However, there are no other major changes mentioned in the changelog. On the flip side, the January 2023 EMUI security patch fixes 4 issues in critical condition, 24 vulnerabilities in high mode, and 7 issues in the medium level. On the other hand, the security patch also includes fixes CVEs that were included in the December 2022 EMUI security updates.

Huawei has already seeded January 2023 security patch on EMUI 12 powered P50 Pro and the Nova 7 5G. Such software updates are essential to the smartphone and it’s suggested that the corresponding models download the latest available firmware.

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EMUI 13:

Aside from the security patch, Huawei’s top flagship smartphones are waiting for the EMUI 13 software update, which is packed with new features. However, Huawei has not released any information on this matter.

Huawei P40 Series January 2023 Update

How to update:

Huawei P40 series and Mate 40 Pro users can download the latest software update by visiting the software update section, opening up Settings > tapping on System & update > clicking Software updates > and CHECK FOR UPDATES.

You should know that this update will not delete your personal data and we suggest that you back up all important data before updating.

If you face any issues during the update, call the Huawei customer hotline or visit a Huawei customer service center. The update package will be automatically deleted after the update is complete.

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Huawei P40 and Mate 40 Pro are one of the last Huawei flagships to feature 5G functionality. These Huawei phones will have to wait just a little bit longer to get the latest EMUI version.

(Via – Huaweiailesi)

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EMUI 9.1.0.210 update for Honor Play 3e installs improvements

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Huawei is rolling out an EMUI 9.1.0.210 update for the Honor Play 3e smartphone that comes with a number of new optimizations for a better user experience.

For your information, Honor Play 3e was launched in 2019 and it’s a handy device that is packed with a 5.71-inch screen with a hole punch design, a 3020mAh battery, a single rear 13MP camera, and a 5MP selfie camera.

Despite the fact that the phone is still running EMUI 9.1 and the company keeps on sending new software updates for the Honor Play 3e, which is quite impressive.

Honor Play 3e with model KSA-AL10  is getting a new software update with EMUI to build version 9.1.0.210, upgrading from EMUI 9.1.0.206. The changelog reveals that the phone is getting a new Petal Light Tour app as well as new network optimizations as well as system stability improvements for Honor Play 3e.

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Honor Play 3e

To be mentioned, this is not the only old smartphone to get these new improvements as there are other EMUI 9.1 devices incorporated with such ability.

Below you can check the changelog:

Application:

  • Added a quick download icon for the Petal Light Tour app, click it to download and use it directly. Note: If the “Automatically update apps” in the app market is set to “On” or “Only under Wi-Fi”, it will be updated according to the network.

Add:

  • Network conditions automatically download applications, no need to click)

System:

  • Optimize system stability in some scenarios.

Below you can check the update notes:

  • Make sure you phone is not rooted. You can upgrade to EMUI 9.1.0.210 via OTA.
  • This update is rolling out in batches and users who have not received it yet, please wait patiently.
  • This update will not delete your data, but it is still recommended that you back up all important data to the PC or the cloud (please do not back up to the internal storage space of the phone) before the upgrade, and confirm that the backup content is complete and valid.
  • After the upgrade, the system will perform self-optimization, which may cause the phone to generate some heat, fast power consumption, freezing, or slow charging. It will return to normal after 2-3 days. It is recommended to charge the phone with the screen off for over 2 hours after the upgrade is complete (it is best to charge it overnight with the screen off), and then restart the phone to ensure that the mobile phone application is quickly adapted.
  • After the update is complete, the system will restart, please wait patiently for about five minutes.
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Huawei FreeBuds SE gets new Bluetooth improvements

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Huawei FreeBuds SE Bluetooth improvements

Huawei is rolling out a new software update for the FreeBuds SE earbuds in the global market, as this new firmware comes with Bluetooth improvements for a better connectivity experience.

According to the information, Huawei FreeBuds SE is getting a new firmware version 1.0.0.212, and an update package size of 0.99 megabytes. Huawei seeds this software to improve the connectivity experience between the phone and the earbuds, so you get interrupted from music listening.

Improved Bluetooth connection stability.

It was August 2022, when this pair of Huawei FreeBuds SE received its last software update including system stability and Bluetooth connectivity improvements.

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It’s recommended for Huawei FreeBuds SE earbuds users download the latest firmware with important Bluetooth optimizations. To do so, visit the AI Life app and then select FreeBuds SE and check for the latest firmware. Note that the update package transfer may take some time.

Huawei FreeBuds SE:

This set of earbuds comes with a lightweight and semi-in-ear design that fits perfectly in your ear and reduces pressure on the ear canal. It has three different sizes of silicon ear tips.

FreeBuds SE provides a long-lasting battery that could stand up to 6 hours on a single charge and up to 24 hours with the charging box.

Huawei FreeBuds Se comes with smart features and gesture support such as double tap, and swipe for easy interaction.

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Huawei FreeBuds SE Bluetooth improvements

(via – Huaweiailes)

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