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First HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta update released for Huawei Nova 8 SE, Enjoy 20 Pro and more



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On June 30, Huawei has finally started the third phase of HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta activity in China. The development in this story includes Huawei P30, Mate 20, Nova 8 SE, Maimang 9, Enjoy 20 Pro, and more smartphones.

Right after the recruitment, Huawei has begun to roll out the first HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta update for devices in the third batch. At the moment, this beta update is rolling in China and initiated for selected beta testers.

According to the information, this HM OS public beta brings a whole new user interface including new home screen, control panel, service center, HarmonyOS font, task manager, better security, and more to provide a new user experience.

So, Huawei device users are eagerly waiting to know what’s new in the first public beta software update? Well, we have got the full detailed information about the software version and the changelog, which is mentioned below.

List of devices getting first HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta update:

  • Huawei Nova 8 SE
  • Huawei Nova 6 SE
  • Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G
  • Huawei Enjoy Z 5G
  • Huawei Enjoy 20 Pro 5G
  • Huawei Maimang 9

New HarmonyOS 2.0 version details:

  • Huawei Nova 8 SE: From EMUI 10.1 version to HarmonyOS 2.0 version
  • Huawei Nova 6 SE: From EMUI 10.1 version to HarmonyOS 2.0 version
  • Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G: From EMUI 10.1 version to HarmonyOS 2.0 version
  • Huawei Enjoy Z 5G: From EMUI 10.1 version to HarmonyOS 2.0 version
  • Huawei Enjoy 20 Pro 5G: From EMUI 10.1 version to HarmonyOS 2.0 version
  • Huawei Maimang 9: From EMUI 10.1 version to HarmonyOS 2.0 version

Let’s have a look over HarmonyOS 2.0 changelog:

Home-screen: Swiping up on the app icon generates a service widget, which can be resized dragged to a new location, or added to your custom home screen.

Control Panel: Swiping down from the upper-right edge of the screen takes you to Control Panel. Device Control access has been added to the shortcut switches panel so that you can control all of your devices with the same ease as navigating on your phone.

Service Center: If you swipe up from the lower left or lower right corner on the screen, the system will lead to the Service Center. This is the place, where all of your collected service widgets are stored and ready to offer access to your desired services.

Smart Folder: HarmonyOS adds support for app categorization and management. By pressing down on a standard folder displays a large folder, which offers direct access to desired apps.

HarmoynOS Fonts: HarmonyOS brings support for step-free font Weight adjustments and adjusts the size of the font itself.

Smart Office: Under this label, HarmonyOS brings you the capability to transfer files on cross-device platforms without requiring a data cable with the power of Huawei Share, which increases the file transfer speed and provides faster and secure file sharing between Huawei smartphones, computers, and tablets.

Smart Home: Offers nimble, intelligent operations on household appliances, such as quickly accessing the phone’s network from the devices, controlling screenless devices, installation-free apps, and direct service access, which can be accessed by tapping your phone against the selected household appliance, or bringing your phone into the proximity to the appliance.

Seamless Performance: All operations, including touches and swipes, are smoother and more natural, with images and videos loading more quickly as well.

Task manager: Support task status saving infrequently used apps, meaning that even after you’ve switched to another app, you can pick up a previous task right from where you had left off.

MeeTime: Added support for multi-party calls. Now, both Huawei mobile phones and tablets can freely access audio and video calls


App Guard: The App Guard mode is enabled by default, to ensure that all apps subject deep scans for malicious behavior, security vulnerabilities, privacy risks, and other related behaviors while being installed.

This prevents risky apps from being installed while helping safeguard the secure running environment of the entire system.

Collaborative Security: Add a mobile – Computer collaborative authentication feature and allows you to unlock your phone by entering the phone’s screen unlock password on your Huawei computer when your phone and computer are connected via multi-screen collaboration.

Certifications: The TEE OS security kernel has obtained the CC EAL5+ certification, indicating the highest security level for a global commercial operating system kernel. The HarmonyOS operating system has obtained CC EAL4+ security certification, China’s highest security certification.

Also, check:

HarmonyOS Features: Control Panel, Super Device, Service Center, App Gestures, Task Center, Widgets and more