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EMUI 9.0 (Android 9.0) beta program opens in Europe, sign up for early test

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On September 1, At IFA 2018, Huawei announced its latest EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie, claimed to be smarter and simpler. Later, the company announced its beta rollout in Europe for the devices below.

Huawei Devices: Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Pro
Honor Devices: Honor 10, Honor View 10, Honor Play



How to Join the beta program?

To join the beta program for Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9, you need to follow these steps:

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  • Go to Huawei’s Friendly User Test page
  • Download the Huawei Beta app by clicking on the Download button
  • Install the app, accept the Terms & Conditions
  • Sign in for an existing account or go to sign up in case you don’t have one
  • Go to Personal > Join project
  • Select the EMUI 9 beta program
  • Click Sign Up
  • After this process, the OTA update for EMUI 9 will be sent to your device.
Note: This list of devices will expand as more device proceeds for the beta test.

Though the program is available in whole Europe, but there are only 100 slots available per country. So if you are interested you better hurry on.










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.

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HarmonyOS Update

Battery improvement patch released for Huawei Mate 40 series (HM OS 2)

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Huawei mate 40

Huawei Mate 40 series with HarmonyOS 2.0 (HM OS 2) operating system receiving a software patch. According to the information, this new patch brings optimizations battery performance.

Over a few weeks ago, Huawei released the stable HarmonyOS 2.0 version for all the Huawei Mate 40 series smartphones launched in China. After upgrading, the Mate 40 users can experience an advanced user interface and new features offered by HM OS 2.

Also, the HarmonyOS features include several new functionalities such super device to control multiple devices from a super device, a smart folder for app categorization and management, and much more.

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Huawei HarmonyOS

 

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Battery Improvement:

Huawei is continuously improving the HarmonyOS 2 powered devices and sending important patches for battery and power management. The company is sending these battery improvements with new OTA updates.

By exploring the latest HarmonyOS 2 patch changelog, we have found that Huawei optimizes the system power consumption in some scenarios to extend the battery life. Additionally, the patch also improves the system stability to increase device performance.

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To be mentioned, so far the company has identified several such issues such as WiFi connectivity, face unlock, and more, which were already fixed in the beta phase.

HarmonyOS 2 battery improvement patch Huawei Mate 40

New HarmonyOS 2.0 version:

Huawei Mate 40 lineup smartphone users can up their device software version to HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.138 (C00E13R6P2patch01) with an update size of 31.29MB.

Things to keep in mind:

  • This update will not erase your data.
  • We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  • Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  • Maintain enough storage and battery in your device.

Special thanks to the tipster: Stephane

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All Huawei Mate 40 series (CN) users can now upgrade over HarmonyOS 2

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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)

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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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