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HarmonyOS 2 Mobile Beta Tracker [November 9, 2021]

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At Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) 2020, the Chinese tech giant unveiled two new mobile software systems – the first is EMUI 11 and the second is the brand new operating system – HarmonyOS 2 (Hongmeng OS) 2.

HarmonyOS is Huawei’s self-developed micro-kernel-based operating system, developed to work across different devices and provide a new user experience in all scenarios. This new software platform was initially introduced in 2019 powered by distributed capabilities.

HarmonyOS 2.0 comes with a comprehensive upgrade to its existing distributed capabilities, including software bus, data management, and security. Huawei also introduced an adaptive UX framework that allows developers to quickly reach tens of millions of new devices and users by changing the user interface.

At the HarmonyOS 2.0 launching event, Huawei also unveiled a new set of tools including emulators, SDK packages, and IDE tools to develop apps for HarmoynOS 2.0 mobile, which help users to understand the basic ecology of this upcoming smartphone operating system.

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In December 2020, Huawei released the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile developer beta version and started the enrollment of flagship devices for HarmonyOS 2 beta testing.

The device open for HarmonyOS 2.0 beta includes Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro devices. However, these registered smartphones already received the HarmonyOS 2.0 first beta version. Since then, Huawei has conducted a bunch of beta testing on different Huawei devices, and eventually lead us to the official launch on June 2.

At the event, Huawei announced over 100 devices that will receive the HarmonyOS 2 upgrade. These devices are scheduled to receive HarmonyOS in a staged and phase timeline up to next year.

So, there’s a lot more to cover, and below you check all of the devices and their progress under one simplified tracker including the different phases of the HarmonyOS 2 upgrade.

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There are three phases that Huawei follows after the developer beta testing and their sections are divided as follows:

  1. Closed beta
  2. Public Beta
  3. Stable release

But first, we’ll be going to explore the developer beta rollouts:

  1. First Closed Developer Beta (Read more): Began with Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro
  2. First Open/Public Developer Beta (Read more): Mate X2, Mate 40 Series, Smart Screen
  3. Third Open/Public Developer Beta (Read more): Huawei Nova 6, Nova 7, Nova 8 Series, and MatePad 10.8 Devices

Below is the HarmonyOS 2 tracker that will inform you about the beta testing of the respective devices.

Closed HarmonyOS 2 Beta Section:

HarmonyOS 2 closed beta

June 3, 2021: First Closed Beta

The first closed beta started for 28 devices including Huawei Nova 6, Nova 7, Nova 8 series, MatePad 10.8, Mate 20 series, Mate Xs, Enjoy 20 Plus 5G, Enjoy Z 5G, Enjoy 20 Pro 5G, Maimang 9, MatePad 10.4 Series. Check the complete rollout information and model numbers here (Link)

June 10, 2021: Second Phase Beta

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The second round of closed HarmonyOS 2 beta rolled out for Huawei P30 Series, Mate 20 X 5G, Mate X, Nova 5 Series, and MediaPad M6 lineup. Read more about the second phase beta here.

June 23, 2021: Third Phase Beta

HarmonyOS 2 closed beta for 12 Honor devices began, these are Honor 30, Honor V30, Honor 20, Honor V20, and more. Check full information here.

July 13, 2021: Fourth Phase Beta

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Huawei has started the fourth phase of HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta testing for 14 devices including Huawei P20, Mate 10, Nova 4, Nova 5i, Nova 4e, Honor 30S, X10, and more.

August 9, 2021: Fifth Batch

Closed beta testing for Huawei Enjoy 10S, Enjoy 10 Plus, and a bunch of Honor phones including Honor 9X, Honor 9X Pro, Honor 20S, Play 4T Pro, Honor 10, and Honor V10.

September 8, 2021: Sixth Batch

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HarmonyOS 2.0 beta has started for 9 Huawei devices. These phones are Huawei Enjoy 20 5G, Enjoy 9S, Maimang 8, Enjoy 10, Honor 20 Youth Edition, 8X, 10 Youth Edition, 20i (and Honor 20 AAPE edition), and Play 3. (Check more)

September 15, 2021: Seventh Batch

Huawei started the seventh batch of HarmonyOS 2.0 beta for P10, Mate 9, Nova 3, Enjoy 9 Plus, and MediaPad M5.

September 28, 2021: Eight Batch

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Either batch HarmonyOS 2.0 beta testing recruitment began for 6 Huawei devices. Read more about these here.

October 16, 2921: Ninth Batch

Huawei devices begin HarmonyOS beta testing for nine devices including Huawei MediaPad M5, Enjoy Tablet 2, Honor Tablet 6, Tablet 5, X6 and Nova 8 SE Vitality Edition. Read more.

Public HM OS 2 Beta Section:

HarmonyOS 2 Public beta

June 2, 2021: First Public Beta

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First HarmonyOS 2 public beta was announced for Huawei Mate 40, P40, Mate 30, MatePad Pro series, and Mate X2. Check more information here.

June 16, 2021: Second Public Beta

The second phase of public beta testing started for Huawei Nova 6, Nova 7, and Nova 8 series smartphones. Check full details here.

June 30, 2021: Third Public Beta

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Huawei opened the third public beta phase with a bunch of devices including the previous flagship – the Huawei P30 series, Mate 20 series, Nova 7 SE devices, Mate Xs, and others. You can check the details here.

July 1, 2021: Fourth Public Beta

Huawei released the HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta update for Huawei Nova 8 SE, Nova 6 SE, Enjoy 20 Plus 5G, Enjoy Z 5G, Enjoy 20 Pro 5G, and Maimang 9. Check more information here.

July 12, 2021: Fifth Public Beta

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The fifth round of HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta opened for  Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5i Pro, and Nova 5Z devices. For more information, click here.

July 22, 2021: Sixth Public Beta

Huawei started the HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta for 12 Honor devices including Honor 30, V30, 20, V20, Play 4 Pro, Magic 2, and more.

August 20, 2021: Seventh Public beta

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Huawei opened the public HarmonyOS 2 beta for Honor 30S, Play 4, X10, and Honor smartphones.

September 18, 2021: Eighth Public Beta

This batch of public beta includes P20, Mate 10 series, Nova 3, Enjoy 10 series, Honor 9X, 10, V10, and Play4T Pro. Read more

October 16, 2021: Ninth Public Beta

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Huawei begins its ninth public beta for nine devices including Enjoy 20 5G, Enjoy 10, Enjoy 9S, Maimang 8, Honor 8X, 20i, Play 3, 10 Youth Edition, 20 Youth Edition. Read more.

November 5, 2021: Next Batch public beta

Huawei has started the HarmonyOS public beta for devices including Nova 3i, Nova 2s, Honor 9, V9, Play, Note 10, Enjoy Tablet 2, Tablet 6 10.1 and Tablet X6. Read more.

Stable HarmonyOS 2 Release Section
HarmonyOS 2 Stable

June 23, 2021: First Stable Release

HarmonyOS 2 stable build first released for Huawei Mate 40, P40, Mate 30, MatePad Pro series, and Mate X2 devices. Check more this stable rollout here.

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July 8, 2021: Second Stable Release

Huawei announced the second batch of devices that are receiving a HarmonyOS 2.0 stable update. The devices are Huawei Nova 6, Nova 7, Nova 8, and MatePad 10.8. Check for more information.

July 21, 2021: Third Stable Release

Huawei kicked off the stable HarmonyOS 2.0 version for a bunch of Huawei devices including Huawei Mate X2, P30 series, Mate 20 series, and more. Check more details here.

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August 4, 2021: Fourth Stable Release

Huawei Enjoy 20 Pro and Enjoy 20 Plus users getting the stable HarmonyOS 2 update.

September 15, 2021:

HarmonyOS stable rollout began for 7 Huawei devices. Read more.

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October 15, 2021:

HarmonyOS started to rollout via a stable update for 25 Huawei devices including P20, mate 10, Nova 4, and more. Read here.

Notes:-

  • So far the HarmonyOS 2 testing remains eclosed among Chinese models
  • This rollout progress is related to the Chinese model
  • HarmonyOS 2 global upgrade plan is yet to come
  • We can update/change the information in the HarmonyOS 2 tracker

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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October 2021 security update with 2.0.0.126 released for Huawei Enjoy Tablet 10.1

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Huawei Enjoy Tablet October update

Huawei is sending a new HarmonyOS software update for Enjoy Tablet 10.1 that installs October 2021 security improvements along with other optimizations. This update will surely increase the overall device performance and user experience.

The last update for Enjoy Tablet 10.1 brought Wifi and Bluetooth shortcuts to the control panel, optimizations for the service widget, system stability, and display interface. Talking about changes that come with October 2021 Huawei Enjoy Tablet 10.1 update, it fixes the alarm clock vibration issue, deleted the feedback assistant application, system stability, and security improvements.

The October 2021 HarmonyOS update fixes 2 medium levels of CVEs in the framework, 6 CVEs in the kernel, 6 CVEs in the system, 9 CVEs in the application as well as 37 CVEs were resolved in the third-party libraries.

Huawei Enjoy Tablet October update

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New HarmonyOS Version:

  • Huawei Enjoy Tablet 10.1 inch receiving HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.126 upgraded from 2.0.0.120.

Full Changelog:

  • Alarm: Fix the problem that the alarm clock vibration setting does not take effect
  • App: Delete the original preset feedback assistant application
  • System: Optimized the system stability in some scenarios
  • Security: Incorporate the October 2021 security patch that enhances system security

Huawei Enjoy Tablet October update

Things to know:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • HarmonyOS version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.

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 My Huawei app. To do this, open the My Huawei app, tap on the update, then select Check for updates, and then download and install.

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Huawei MediaPad M5 series grabbing 2.0.0.125 software update

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Huawei MediaPad M5 2.0.0.125

Huawei has started to roll out HarmonyOS 2.0.0.125 version update for MediaPad M5 series tablets. This latest update brings fixes for alarm clock features, removes the feedback assistant app, as well as optimizes the system stability.

According to the information, Huawei MediaPad M5 lineup models getting HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.125, which is upgraded from base version 2.0.0.121. You can check the list of Huawei MediaPad M5 tablet models below:

  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 inch (CMR-W09)
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 inch (CMR-AL09)
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 inch (SHT-W09)
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 inch (SHT-AL09)

A few days ago, Huawei has delivered a HarmonyOS update for MediaPad M5 series that brought new features to control panel and optimizations for service widget, display and system stability. So, Huawei MediaPad M5 series user, if this latest HarmonyOS 2.0 update found on your tablet, download and install it as soon as possible.

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Huawei MediaPad M5 2.0.0.125

Huawei MediaPad M5 series 2.0.0.125 update:

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  • Alarm clock: Fix the problem that the alarm clock vibration setting does not take effect
  • App: Delete the original preset feedback assistant application
  • System: Optimize the system stability of some scearios

Before you upgrade:

  1. We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  2. Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  3. Do not forcefully turn off the phone, once the installation is started.

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 My Huawei app:

  • Open the My Huawei app on your device
  • Go to the Update
  • Follow the on-screen instructions

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 inch specs:

  • Display: 10.8 inch
  • Processor: Kirin 960s
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32/64/128GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP
  • Selfie Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 7500mAh
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HarmonyOS global launch to happen in 2022: Report

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HarmonyOS Global 2022

HarmonyOS operating system is an invention that is running wild in China. As of December 2, 2021, Huawei has installed this mobile OS on 141 smartphones, tablets, and smart screen devices. However, there’s more information that has just appeared for the global smartphones that are waiting for HarmonyOS, as it could happen in 2022.

Recently Romanian daily newspaper – Adevarul has published an interview with Derek Yu, President of Huawei CB for Central and Eastern Europe, Northern Canada & Turkey said that Huawei could launch HarmonyOS for global users in 2022.

Yu also mentioned the current version of HarmonyOS has been introduced mainly for China and already has gained over 100 million users. The software provides a satisfying user experience and users who switched from Android to HarmonyOS experienced by 10% increase in overall performance.

HarmonyOS Global 2022

HarmonyOS:

Launched at Huawei Developer Conference 2019 (HDC 19), HarmonyOS 2.0 is a multi-kernel operating system designed and developed by Huawei. This operating system comes with cross-platform capabilities that help it to connect different platforms together seamlessly and perform various actions. Initially, the OS only supported smart TVs and their features were quite limited.

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HarmonyOS 2.0:

However, the biggest surprise came in the form of HarmonyOS 2.0 that was launched in late 2020. The company introduced this version with expanded platform support and brings an extended range of features powered by distributed technology.

Still, the launch of HarmonyOS 2.0 for smartphones in June this year has raised eyebrows, as it adopts over 100 Huawei devices that range way too old in terms of hardware and specs. As of November, there are over 150 million users who are currently enjoying this software prowess in China.

3.0:

Moving on, at HDC 2021, Huawei has introduced HarmonyOS 3.0 developer preview for the developers. However, the first preview beta will be tested in the first quarter of 2022. Thereafter, the Chinese tech maker will conduct public beta testings for this software and bring them to the consumers via the different testing programs.

However, it is also possible that Huawei could bring the HarmonyOS 3 version iteration for the global Huawei smartphone owners in 2022 but it’s yet to be confirmed officially.

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