Earlier this year, Huawei Watch 3 Pro users began receiving HarmonyOS 3 in Europe, which now expanding widely inside many countries. This latest development is good news for the Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro owners across Europe.
As for the latest, our tipster revealed that Huawei Watch 3 is now getting the HarmonyOS 3 update in Portugal with build version 22.214.171.124 and a package size of 79 megabytes. This build is the same as the previously released software.
HarmonyOS 3 rollout for Huawei Watch 3 began two months ago then why it’s taking much time and expanding in Europe?
To answer that, we need to understand the basic terminology of the rollout procedure. Such major software updates roll out in batches. It means that the update will reach users in one country after another. This is also called a gradual release. But the main reason behind this approach is to safely distribute the update to all eligible device owners while refraining to install a false build with bugs.
How to update:
If you still haven’t received an upgrade notification, make sure to check for the new firmware manually. You will need to use the Huawei Health app and locate your connected Huawei Watch 3 wearable. Followed a tap on the software updates option.
This major software update for Huawei Watch 3 comes with new additions including better data management, optimized performance, and brand-new watch faces. Make sure to grab this firmware on your smartwatch to get the best user experience.
There are some safety notes that could get you a clean installation. These include sufficient battery levels, also the installation process may take some time to upgrade your smartwatch to the newest software version.
After the upgrade, Huawei Watch 3 may welcome you with another OTA package to the latest security patch. Make sure to grab it firsthand for a better security patch. Read more about it here.
Thanks for the tip Diogo