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Breaking: Huawei opens second phase of HarmonyOS developer public beta testing



Last month, Huawei opened HarmonyOS 2.0 developer open beta activity for more devices including the Huawei Mate 40 series, Mate X2, and other Huawei devices. Subsequently, the company has started to roll out the latest developer beta software update for the above-mentioned devices.

Adding to this, Huawei has begun the second batch of HarmonyOS 2.0 developer open beta recruitment that includes devices from Huawei Nova 6, Nova 6 5G, Nova 7 5G, Nova 7 Pro 5G, Nova 8, and Nova 8 Pro as well as Huawei MatePad 10.8 tablet.

These device owners can join the testing activity and will receive the latest HarmonyOS developer beta build in a few time or days.

According to the information, HarmonyOS 2.0 developer beta comes with enhanced following features.

16000+ APIs (support the development of mobile phone/PAD, large screen, wearable, car, and machine applications)

  • Distributed application framework
  • Distributed UI controls
  • Service card
  • DevEco Studio 2.1 Beta 4

Activity Timeline:

Interested testers can check the registration time starts: 2021-05-09 15:00:00 to 2021-05-17 11:59:59

Instructions for Chinese phone makers:

Starting from May 9th, we will provide developers with two early adopters of beta versions of developers:

1) Use the cloud simulator in Huawei DevEco Studio and download DevEco Studio 2.1 Beta4 on the official website of HarmonyOS to get it. (App developers who are not on the HUAWEI App Market are recommended to use this method first)

2) Use the exclusive OTA to upgrade the real machine for commissioning. Click the red button “I want to register” at the top of this page to apply. After the registration is approved, you will receive an invitation email (or SMS) from Huawei’s official public beta, and follow the instructions on the content of the email (or SMS). , You can get OTA push. (Preferred app developers who have been put on the Huawei App Market)

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.