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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.

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

Editor’s Pick – How to measure body temperature on Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro

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.

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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.

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.

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Service center

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

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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

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.

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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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Huawei Mate 20 Lite software update brings new apps and security patch

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite

A new Huawei Mate 20 Lite update is rolling out for global users, which brings a fresh set of apps as well as security improvements for the device to keep it secure from unknown access.

To be mentioned, this update is quite important for the device owners because it installs new mobile applications to optimizes the user experience.

According to the changelog, the Huawei Mate 20 Lite adds quick download shortcuts for some popular apps including Petal Search, Books, Petal Maps, Game Center, Member Center, and Link Now.

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Furthermore, the app package includes May 2021 security patches that fix 3 critical, 10 high, and 4 medium levels security threats.

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite update screenshot:

Huawei Mate 20 Lite May 2021 update

(Image source: Huaweiblog)

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New EMUI version:

The Huawei Mate 20 Lite smartphone owners can upgrade their devices to EMUI 10.0 version 10.0.0.285 (C432E12R1P1) with an update size of 441MB.

Changelog:

  • Apps: Added quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Petal Search, Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter Member Center, and Link Now.
  • Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in May 2021.

Update Note:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • EMUI version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.

HOW TO UPDATE:

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & Updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the updated button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

(Source: Huaweiblog)

Also, check:

Chinese variants of Huawei Mate 20 series getting stable HarmonyOS 2

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Huawei P Smart S users began collecting June 2021 security update

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Huawei P Smart S triple camera smartphone with a long-lasting battery starts receiving a new software update. This update mainly installs the security patch released in June 2021 for better system security.

With the latest firmware update, Huawei has kicked off the upgraded EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.186 (C432E2R5P1). On the other hand, it brings the update package with 115MB size.

In the last update, the company has brought quick download icons for some popular apps, optimizations for system stability, and the search experience as well as security of the system.

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According to the information, this software update doesn’t contain any additional changes besides security improvement. More information related to the changelog and update steps as mentioned below.

Huawei P Smart S June 2021 security update

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Huawei P Smart S update detail

Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in June 2021.

June 2021 security patch details: This security update fixes different levels of exploits and issues including  2 critical, and 13 high levels of CVEs for improved system security.

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Key points for users before Update:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.

HOW TO INSTALL:

To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

Alternatively, you can also request software updates through the Support app. To do this, open the Support app, go to the Service tab on the bottom bar, tap on the update, then select Check for updates and then download and install.

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(Source: Huaweiailesi)

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Earthquake Warning feature for Huawei phones to get new functionalities

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Huawei Nova 5T (EMUI 11) June 2021 update improves system security

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Huawei Nova 5T

Huawei has started the June 2021 update rollout for Huawei Nova 5T smartphone. This latest software installs important security patches and improves system security for the consumers.

The importance of Huawei Nova 5T cannot be overlooked and the users continue to expect new features and system improvements from the company.

The changelog information reveals that Huawei Nova 5T’s latest update comes with EMUI version 11.0.0.165. Users of this phone will have to download at least 180MB of the data package to initiate the installation process.

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Huawei Nova 5T

To be mentioned, this rollout is still in the early stage and may take some time to cover Huawei Nova 5T owners. Furthermore, the EMUI version and size may vary depending on the region and country.

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A few things to note:

  1. This update will not erase your personal data but it’s recommended that you back up any important data before initiating the update.
  2. If you encounter any issues during the update, contact Huawei customer care.
  3. The update package will be deleted automatically after the update process is completed.

Huawei Nova 5T update screenshot:

Thanks to the tipster – Jony Raj

Huawei Nova 5T June 2021 update

Steps to download June 2021 update for Huawei Nova 5T:

Download 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 and restart your device

Through SUPPORT App:

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

Also, check:

Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 (EMUI 10) getting June 2021 security update

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