Before we jump to the new additions, let’s take a look at the control panel. It has various sections consisting of the Audio Control Panel, Quick access shortcuts, Super Device, Smart Scene, and Smart Devices.
- Audio Control panel: This area allows you to manage audio playback, swipe audio apps, or manage connectivity.
- Shortcuts: You can enable or disable key features.
- Super Device: To connect and control tablets, laptops, smart TVs, and other devices for various cross-device features.
- Smart Scene: These allow you to implement and manage subscribed and created scenes.
- Smart devices: To manage devices paired in AI Life.
HarmonyOS 3 comes with a number of new improvements to Super Device, which allow you to switch seamlessly to any connected device.
With HarmonyOS 3, the Super Device now supports more platforms than before. Project to a larger screen to edit phone files with a mouse and keyboard. Enable workout mode or switch watch faces with just a tap. Connect to a printer to print phone files and images, as well as access phone apps directly from your car’s onscreen.
To do so:
- On this device, swipe down from the upper right edge to display the Control Panel.
- In the Super Device Section, touch the search icon, enable Bluetooth and WLAN, and search for nearby devices.
- In the Super Device section, touch the device icon.
You can now project your phone screen to a Huawei Vision and share photos from your Gallery, even when each device is logged into a different account.
- In the top right corner, touch +
- Select the device to be linked and follow the onscreen instructions on both devices to complete the linking process.
- Drag the icon of the device you wish to link this device, to establish a connection.
Note: On the device to be linked, make sure that you’ve selected All nearby devices in Settings > Super Device > This device > Visible to.
Also, it’s required for you to log in with the same Huawei ID on connected devices.
With HarmonyOS 3, the control panel will now allow you to share audio with two sets of earphones. You can skip tracks and switch listening devices, without missing a beat.
Instructions to use:
- Swipe down from the top right corner to open Control Panel, and enable Bluetooth and WiFi.
- Tap the icon in the top right corner of the playback control card.
Now you can share audio with two sets of earphones or adjust the volume for each listener.
- Select a pair of Bluetooth earphones that supports audio sharing.
- Tap the Share audio option and follow the on-screen instruction to connect another pair of Bluetooth devices.
In addition, you can access the audio control panel to manage nearby connected devices and share their audio.
These 63 Huawei devices received HarmonyOS 3 so far [Details]
According to the information released by Huawei, HarmonyOS 3 is rolled out 56 stable versions, 3 public beta, and 4 closed beta sessions, making a total of 63 active devices.
The details reveal that these devices include smartphones, tablets, smart screens, smart speakers, and smartwatches. This is one of the biggest upgrade procedures in any smart device ecosystem.
- P50 Pro
- P50 Pro Collector’s Edition
- P50 Pocket
- P50 Pocket Art Custom Edition
- Mate Xs 2
- Mate Xs 2 Collector’s Edition
- Mate X2
- Mate X2 4G
- Mate X2 Collector’s Edition
- Mate 40
- Mate 40 Pro 4G
- Mate 40 Pro
- Mate 40 Pro+
- Mate 40 RS Porsche Design Collector’s Edition
- Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
- Mate 40E
- Mate 40E Pro
- Mate 40E 4G
- P40 4G
- P40 Pro
- P40 Pro+
- Nova 10
- Nova 10 Pro
- Nova 9
- Nova 9 Pro
- Nova 8
- Nova 8 Pro 5G
- Nova 8 Pro 4G
- Mate 30
- Mate 30 5G
- Mate 30 Pro
- Mate 30 Pro 5G
- Mate 30 RS Porsche Design
- Mate 30E Pro 5G
- Mate Xs
- MatePad Pro 12.6 2021
- MatePad 11
- MatePad Pro 10.8 2021
- MatePad Pro 10.8
- MatePad Pro 5G 10.8
- MatePad 10.8
- Smart Screen V75 Pro
- Smart Screen V65 Pro
- Smart Screen V98
- Smart Screen V75 Super
- Smart Screen V85 2021
- Smart Screen V75 2021
- Smart Screen V65 2021
- Smart Screen V55 2021
- Sound X NEW
- Sound X 2021
- Sound Joy
- AI Speaker 2e
- Nova 9 SE
- Watch 3
- Watch 3 Pro
- Nova 7 5G
- Nova 7 Pro 5G
- Nova 6
- Nova 6 5G
However, we’re only halfway through, as plenty of old phones are waiting to get HarmonyOS 3. Including the legendary flaghip – P30 series and Mate 20 series.
HarmonyOS 3 comes with a number of new features including better Large folders with more layouts. On the other hand, it has system optimizations for better system performance. Furthermore, there are new security features that are designed to provide you with maximum safety and privacy.
Huawei Enjoy 50 receives HarmonyOS 22.214.171.124
According to the changelog, HarmonyOS 126.96.36.199 update for Huawei Enjoy 50 is fetching new system stability improvements along with better performance. Yet, users first have to download HarmonyOS 188.8.131.52 to upgrade to the latest version.
Recently, Huawei also sent EMUI 184.108.40.2061 for Enjoy 9e with a number of new additions. The upgrade is released during the rollout for Enjoy 50.
Huawei Enjoy 50:
In June, Huawei Enjoy 50 launched with a 6.75-inch screen size, 16.7 million colors, TFT LCD type, and HD+ resolution (1600 x 720 pixels). The phone measures 168.3mm in length, 77.7mm in width, 8.98mm in thickness, and 199 grams in weight. There are three colors to choose from – Crystal Blue, Pearl White, and Midnight Black.
It brings dual rear camera system consisting of a 13-megapixel main camera (f/1.8 aperture) and a 2MP depth-of-field camera (f/2.4 aperture). The rear camera has modes of Normal photo, portrait photo, professional mode, and panorama mode.
The latest software update for Huawei Enjoy 50 is expanding in batches and may take some to cover all of the available models. We suggest you make a backup of important files, to prevent unnecessary data loss.
Also, make sure your smartphone is not rooted and updated to the latest HarmonyOS firmware.
Huawei Mate 50 series gets December 2022 patch
According to the changelog, the December 2022 patch for the Huawei Mate 50 series brings system stability optimizations with new improvements to bring better performance.
It’s further revealed that the patch is distributed with HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11patch02 for – Mate 50, Mate 50 Pro, and Mate 50 RS Porsche Design. Since it’s a patch, the OTA will size only 16.26MB. On the other hand, it’s available only for the HarmonyOS 3 version of the Mate 50 lineup.
After upgrading to the latest software patch, a Huawei Mate 50 standard user reported a camera telephoto bug. The user reports that the 10X telephoto zoom lost clarity over the past version.
The user also posted a video describing this issue. It felt like the camera failed to focus on the subject, similar to Huawei P30 Pro.
A number of users replied this to bug. Saying that it could be an issue with the day and nighttime light arrangements. While some suggest that this could be fixed with the next upgrade.
Last month, Huawei sent a performance improvement update for Mate 50 series devices. According to our report, the phone received a substantial boost in GPU performance with HarmonyOS 18.104.22.168.
A test on the Genshin Impact game revealed that the Huawei Mate 50 Pro delivers frame rate improvements along with the stability of the smartphone.
To download this software update, Huawei Mate 50 owners can look into the My Huawei app and then tap on the updates section to get the latest firmware version. However, users are recommended to make a backup of important files as a safety precaution.