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HarmonyOS 4.2 stable update is out for Huawei P60 and Mate 50 series



HarmonyOS 4.2 Huawei P60 Mate 50

Huawei is now rolling out the stable HarmonyOS 4.2 update for the P60 and Mate 50 series phone users. After a long wait for the new software, the top-end models are now fetching the official version with many useful features and improvements.

Two days ago, the Chinese tech giant served the HarmonyOS 4.2 closed beta update to the respective devices. But it’s time for the Huawei Mate 50 and P60 handset owners to enjoy a more reliable experience with the stable HarmonyOS 4.2 update.

It is worth noting that the official HarmonyOS update for both the flagship lineups is rolling with the same version (as the beta build). But the change appears in the list of additions for general consumers, which is quite interesting.

While the beta testers will receive new themes and optimizations for the display and security aspects, the first-time update users will get a massive changelog!

Before you proceed, ensure that your device is running on the baseline version or Also, keep at least 8GB of free storage to download the firmware efficiently. You can check the compatible models and the changelog below.

  • Huawei P60
  • Huawei P60 Pro
  • Huawei P60 Art
  • Huawei Mate 50
  • Huawei Mate 50 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 50 RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate 50E
HarmonyOS 4.2 Huawei P60 Mate 50

Stable HarmonyOS 4.2 update for Huawei P60 and Mate 50 series (Image Credits: Huawei Central)

What’s New – Changelog


  • Added a new geometry fun theme that lets you select different triangular shapes to create a group thus, beginning the party by following the click gesture to scroll above or below the lock screen.
  • Added a new geometric sticker theme which can pile up different triangular shapes or colorful stickers, creating a personalized theme. Moreover, users can interact with these stickers via the click gesture on the lock screen.
  • Added a new mood fun theme where you can choose from various cute expressions freely as well as combine them to form an enriched theme via several layout methods.
  • Added a new mood sticker theme which uses a rich collection of popular emoticons and 1500+ mood emoticons to form an ever-changing interactive theme hence, making the lock screen more fun.

User Interface:

  • Displays and groups Celia Suggestions widget to improve the widget experience.
  • Polishes the operation details of more scenarios to make visual effects, prompts, etc. more refined and accurate


  • Optimize the global search experience and make the home screen pull-down feature smoother
  • Improve the user experience in various scenarios such as application startup, task switching, sliding, interrupting animations, etc., giving you a smoother and smoother operating feel.
  • Added a new WLAN network automatic connection tab, which can individually control whether to auto-connect to previously connected WLAN networks.
  • Added a new Bluetooth device recording switch. When recording from a distance, you can connect Huawei headphones to record via Bluetooth to get better quality recording.
  • Integrates a device-cloud cooperation mechanism to achieve more accurate and faster control of malicious apps.
  • Added an anti-false alarm feature to smartly identify viruses and risky applications, making HarmonyOS more pure and secure.
  • Blocks in-app ads (pop-up ads when the phone is shaken) by preventing apps from obtaining the device orientation. (Settings > Privacy > Permission Manager > Device Orientation)
  • Better control on notification sending permissions for new third-party apps.
  • Integrated the April 2024 security patch to enhance the system security.


  • Upgraded the ‘Huawei Reading’ service. Based on HarmonyOS features, it provides you with a high-quality reading experience such as millions of good books, AI emotional reading, and cross-device circulation.


  • Optimizes the interface display effect of some applications.

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