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Charging, Bluetooth optimizations and double tap to end phone call feature expanding for Huawei FreeBuds 3

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Double-tap to end a phone call feature update rolling out for Huawei FreeBuds 3 since last December. However, the company now sending this feature to even more users with added new optimizations and improvements.

Huawei FreeBuds 3 receiving a new update that improves charging, Bluetooth stability, and adds support for double-tapping to end a phone call. (Check the full changelog below)

Huawei FreeBuds 3

ChangeLog:

Optimizations:

  • Improves the success rate of charging.
  • Improves the stability of Bluetooth connection.

What’s New:

  • Supports double-tapping an earbud to end a phone call. (Double-tap the right earbud to end a call when wearing both earbuds, and double-tap the earbud you are wearing to end a call when wearing only one earbud.)

The new update for Huawei FreeBuds 3 comes with firmware version 1.9.0.228 in a small package size of 1.98MB.

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How to Update Huawei FreeBuds 3:

  1. Open the AI Life app.
  2. Make sure the earphones have been connected to your phone and earphones are placed inside the charging case, leave the charging case open, then select the corresponding card for your earphones to access the device home screen.
  3. Touch Check for updates.
  4. If an update is available, touch UPDATE.
  5. Wait until the update is complete.
  6. After the update is complete, close the charging case and wait for 10 minutes for the case to be automatically updated.

Thanks to the tipster – Jenojen

Huawei FreeBuds 3 update

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.

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Huawei MatePad T8 (EMUI 10.1) receiving June 2021 security update

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Huawei MatePad T8

Huawei MatePad T8 tablet has started receiving a new software update. This new update, which carries the EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.155 and includes the June 2021 security patch that fixes a number of security and privacy-related vulnerabilities.

Besides the security improvements, there aren’t any serious bug fixes or anything new recognized in the changelog. With the new security patch, the device’s security will be enhanced and will provide a better user experience.

To be mentioned, this is a staged rollout as usual and may take some time to arrive on your device. It has a download size of around 76MB. Check the download instructions mentioned below.

Huawei claims that its June 2021 security patch comes with fixes for a number of exploits and issues at different levels, this includes 2 critical and 13 high levels of CVEs for improved device protection and brings stability.

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MatePad T8 June 2021 update

(Image source – Huaweiailesi)

Launched back in 2020, the MatePad T8 tablet comes with an 8-inch display and is available in both WiFi and 4G cellular version. It packs a massive 5100mAh battery and currently has EMUI 10.1 operating system.

Things to remember:

  • Do take a backup of your important data to avoid data loss.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage before installing the update.
  • The EMUI version and the size of the update may vary.
  • Make sure that your device is not root.

Huawei MatePad T8

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How to check for updates

Via Settings

  • Open Settings
  • System & Updates
  • Software Updates
  • Then tap the Check for updates option
  • If an update arrived, then tap Download and install
  • After installing reboot the device

Via Support app

  • Open Support app
  • Navigate to the Service tab
  • Click Update
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If found, click Download and install
  • After installing reboot the device

(Source – Huawei Ailesi)

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 getting June 2021 security update with new apps [Global]

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Along with the HarmonyOS 2.0 in its home country, Huawei is also delivering regular software improvements for its eligible devices running EMUI. Adding to this, the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 is now getting a new security update that improves the overall security system of this tablet.

This firmware, in addition to security improvements, the update also brings new apps shortcuts for additional Huawei apps that will provide new services and optimize the overall user experience.

The new app update consists of Petal Search, Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter Member Center, and Link Now. To be mentioned, the same app treatment is also being provided to other smartphones.

The latest software for Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 has EMUI 11.0 version 11.0.0.210 (C432E3R1P6). Combined with all of those apps and security patches, the udpate requires around 676MB of your data to download.

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 June 2021 update

(image source – Huaweiblog)

Huawei’s June 2021 security update resolves different levels of issues and exploits including 2 critical levels and 13 high levels of CVEs. It further enhances the user’s experience and brings stability to the device.

Things to remember 

  • Maintain enough battery and storage before installing the update.
  • Take a backup of your important data to avoid data loss.
  • The EMUI version and the size of the update may vary.
  • As a staged rollout, it may take time to reach your device.

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  • Screenshots@huaweicentral.com
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How to check for updates

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings and click on System & Updates, then open Software update.
  • Tap on Check for updates option, if an update appears then click Download and install.
  • After installation reboot the device.

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app, then navigate to the Service tab and click on the Update button.
  • Now tap on Check for update option, if found any then click Download and install.
  • After the installation completes, reboot the device.

(Source – Huawei blog)

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Huawei P10 Lite receiving a new software update with added apps

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Huawei Nova Youth

Huawei is rolling out a new software update for its Huawei P10 Lite phone, the Chinese variant of Huawei P10 Lite. This firmware brings newly added applications and optimizes the smart search function alongside improving the overall system security.

The P10 Lite was launched in 2017, the smartphone comes equipped with a 5.2-inch display, Kirin 658, 3000mAh battery, and more. From the software side this phone packs with EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7. Later, the company upgrades its software version up to EMUI 8.

The new firmware is identified as EMUI 8.0 version 8.0.0.361 from EMUI 8.0.0.359. As usual, it’s a staged rollout and may take time to cover each and every device. It brings optimizations for the smart search function alongside January 2021 security patch.

Things to note, that this rollout is currently limited to Chinese models and may take time to expand among global consumers.

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Moreover, there are some newly added applications including Education Center, Link Now, and a few more that are a part of this firmware version and ready to increase the user experience. Furthermore, the update carries security patches released in January 2021.

Things to remember before moving to upgrade

  • Make sure your smartphone is not rooted.
  • Take a backup of your important data, just in case.
  • Maintain enough battery on your device.
  • It’s a staged rollout and may take time to arrive on your device.

Huawei releasing software updates for the old devices, to make them ready for HarmonyOS?

Recently, we have covered a new software update for a 5-year-old Huawei P9 device. The latest P9 rollout got the same new features mentioned above with added tweaks.

Huawei has promised to upgrade its oldest possible devices with the HarmonyOS operating system.  The upgrade roadmap consists of over 100 models, yet it doesn’t include P10 Lite or P9 devices but we’ll have to wait until Huawei confirms these devices under the HarmonyOS rollout plan.

Huawei P10 lite

How to check for update

Download update via Settings

  • Open Settings > System > Software updates
  • Then tap on Check for updates option
  • If found any update, click Download and install
  • After installing reboot the device

Download update via Support app

  • Open Support app > navigate to Service tab > click Update
  • Tap on Check for update option > if found, click Download and install
  • After installing reboot the device
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