Check HarmonyOS 3 features for Huawei P20 Series
Huawei recently announced the HarmonyOS 3 closed beta for legendary flagships – P20 and Mate 10 series in China. Today, we will share the first changelog and features of HarmonyOS 3 for both Huawei P20 and Mate 10 series.
Huawei has released the latest software update to improve these two flagship models with brand-new additions including user interface, options, and more.
So without further ado, let’s take a look at all of the features rolling out with HarmonyOS 3 for Huawei P20 and Mate 10 series models.
This update introduces HarmonyOS 3. You’ll find that your home screen can be customized even further, with handy service widget stacks and combos, resizable smart folders, and a smart home screen layout.
More devices can be connected via Super Device, allowing you to turn your device into a collaboration hub with greater flexibility than ever before. You’ll also be able to get a better understanding of your device’s security status and manage your privacy and security with greater ease. This is just a preview of the many useful features and improvements in HarmonyOS 3.4
An all-scenario smart life experience
Supports connecting to and interacting with more device types via Super Device, without even having to be logged in to the same HUAWEI ID.
Lets you control the audio playback on nearby speakers. (Currently, only certain speakers support this feature.)
Adds the SuperHub feature, which allows you to share multiple forms of content between apps and devices at a single time, by dragging text, images, and files to SuperHub.
Adds the Recommended section to the Highlights tab, which features selected photos of food, pets, and daily life.
Privacy and security
Keep track of which permissions are being used by which apps from the dashboard, and get useful tips for protecting your privacy based on potential risks.
Easily check the security status of this device and other devices logged in to the same HUAWEI ID, and get suggestions on how to improve your device security.
Brand new interactions
[Handy service widgets]
Widget stacks: Drag widgets of the same size on top of each other to create a stack. Swipe up or down to cycle between widgets. Swipe down further to expand the stack and swipe left on a widget to remove it. Hold and drag a widget to adjust its position in the stack, or drag it to the home screen.
Widget combos: Drag widgets of different sizes and app shortcuts together to group them into a combo. You can adjust the combo size. [Resizable smart folders]
Touch and hold down on a folder to adjust its size based on the number of apps within it, so that it can fit into any available home screen space.
[Smart home screen layout]
Pinch to customize your home screen. You can sort apps and widgets by color or feature.
Receive service and app recommendations from the improved Celia Suggestions based on your usage habits, the current time, location, usage scenario, and more.
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HarmonyOS 3 expanding for Huawei Watch GT 3 series users
HarmonyOS 3 for Huawei Watch GT 3 series is expanding in the global market. It allows more Watch GT 3 series owners to install the new features and start using them right away.
Last month, Huawei began to release HarmonyOS 3 for Huawei Watch GT 3 Chinese models. Within a few days, the company rolled out this upgrade for the global market. The software update for Huawei Watch GT 3 series brings many new features, which aim to improve the smartwatch.
If you want to download this software, open the Huawei Health app and then tap on the update section to grab new firmware. According to the information, this major upgrade has an OTA package size of 90 megabytes. You should know that the update package transfer may take some time and installation.
Let’s take a look at the latest features.
HarmonyOS 3 for Huawei Watch GT 3 comes with new style watch faces. You can take a photo of your outfit and upload it with your phone to match your outfit and colors.
There’s another interesting watch face called, Kaleidoscope. It enables one to set a personalized watch face with an image from Gallery and make it transform into a kaleidoscopic effect with the crown’s rotation. Also, it has a new arc motion effect when you scroll through the watch face selection list.
Furthermore, the flashlight now has more colors along with a flashlight mode that will help you to access the feature more conveniently.
Quick replies are getting new optimizations, you can now send quick replies to social apps including Line, Viber, and Instagram directly from your smartwatch. This function supports EMUI and Android devices (other than HarmonyOS).
Moreover, the Huawei Watch GT 3 series is getting a new Flashlight and lock screen short switches to the shortcut menu. Lastly, there’s a new “Connect” new phone option in the Bluetooth menu under Settings.
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Huawei AITO M5 and M5 EV will get HarmonyOS 3
During the Huawei P60 series launch event, Huawei Smart Car Business Cheif, Yu Chengdong announced that all AITO smart car models will get HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system by the end of this month.
HarmonyOS 3 for these AITO M5 cars will bring new features including a super home screen and smart car search. The net recommendation score of Huawei M5 car owners is 86.4%
Huawei also announced that the M5 and M5 EV high-end autonomous driving versions will launch in April, which won’t need high-precision maps. Yu Chengdong said that Huawei should be far ahead in the field of the smart cockpit and smart driving.
HarmonyOS 3.1 launched with brand new lock screen
Today, Huawei launched HarmonyOS 3.1 and Huawei P60 series is the first smartphone to pack this new HarmonyOS operating system with a brand lock screen feature.
Yes, HarmonyOS 3.1 allows users to customize the lock screen with new options and always-on-display features. This version supports 3D dynamic weather widgets, which enable you to easily obtain time, weather, date, notifications, and other information with AOD.
This new HarmonyOS software also has a new software user experience designed for Huawei devices and it also supports new camera optimizations.
HarmonyOS 3.1 launched with an improved security and privacy system. It provides users with full lifecycle security control for background pop-up windows, hidden applications, background task execution, and more.
According to Huawei, the HarmonyOS operating system deleted over 3.6 million malicious applications and 200 million malicious attacks every day. This is a step to ensure that the smartphone remains safe in all conditions.
Additionally, HarmonyOS 3.1 lets you enjoy amazing animations that weren’t part of HarmonyOS 3.0. The addition of these new features takes the entire user experience to the next level. Also, there are minor tweaks that are always ready to be explored.
Aside form Huawei P60 series, Huawei will also roll out this upgrade for more users very soon.